If you were born after, say, 1980 and/or you didn't grow up as a huge geek, you probably have no idea that, for a brief time, RPG hysteria was a very real thing. That's right, for five or six years in the early to mid-'80s (and probably to this day among the hardcore lunatic fringe), fantasy role-pl ... More >>
In this week's Voice Film Club podcast, our critics discuss Captain Phillips and Machete Kills, both out on Friday, October 11.
With Friday's release of The Heat (Sandra Bullock, Melissa McCarthy), another buddy cop movie joins a film library filled with explosions, oddball pairings and broad humor. While the genre's been compacted into a cliche over the years (especially immediately following its heyday in the late '80s and ... More >>
The term "celebrity chef" is as ubiquitous as pork belly, but I bet that if I asked ten people for a definition, I'd get ten different answers. To some, it means a nationally known chef with a mug you'd recognize from appearances on TV. Denver has a few of these, such as Keegan Gerhard of D Bar Dess ... More >>
Helping black people.After all the strife and human sacrifice during the civil rights movement, it was pretty awesome in the end when every black person was triumphant in some way and every villain got her hilariously cathartic comeuppance by eating a pie full of feces -- but let's not forget ... More >>
This past weekend, Carmelo Anthony -- you know, that guy who used to be Denver's best basketball player until the new Nuggets showed up and started kicking major ass (GAAAAAAALLO!) -- did something in New York that he could have never, ever done in Denver: took just a few hours out of his bu ... More >>
Ever since Nic Cage as Everyone stopped entertaining us roughly 46 seconds ago, we've been on a vigilant lookout for the next memomenon (that's "meme"="phenomenon") involving celebrities and Photoshop; now, a seeming eternity later, we've found it: Tom Hanks is a Lot of Animals, a photo/chop ... More >>
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There are rumors floating around that the Tom Hanks owned Playtone production company may be discussing the possibilities of turning Green Day's American Idiot (the musical) into a movie. This is, without a doubt, the worst possible news we could feasibly imagine. We're picturing a kind of Garden ... More >>
Forbidden Planet, The Da Vinci Code, Strangers With Candy, Homicide
Anybody got a good anagram for "crap"?
Da Vinci's leap to the screen leaves no room for surprise.
Seeing stars and stealing cells.
Thanks to these CDs, it's beginning to sound a lot like Christmas.
Polar Express is a kids' action movie that parents will warm to.
The Terminal is Spielberg's satiric take on our post-9/11 world.
A good idea grows up into a missed opportunity.
Tom Hanks steals the Coens' latest by playing -- get this -- funny.
Or, why Tom Hanks isn't Steve Guttenberg
Kids may not mind that Freaky Friday has already been done to death, but you might.
Wouldn’t you like to be in their shoes?
Things are not always as they seem on the complex Road to Perdition.
Art and commerce do a nasty mating dance in Cannes.
Tom Hanks grows up and delivers an adult romance with Cast Away.
Tom Hanks looks for redemption on The Green Mile.