September is here and school is back in session. Okay, now that you're all bummed out, here's the good news: September is also chock full of great geek events. As summer fades into autumn, Denver's geeks get to enjoy two great cons, lots of fantastic genre film and even a little geek-themed improv. ... More >>
Word came down recently that AndrĂ© 3000 of Outkast will be playing the highly influential Jimi Hendrix in a biopic called All Is By My Side, which centers on the iconic guitarist's early years. With inspired and estimable casting like this, it made us think about the other memorable biopics that ha ... More >>
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 '90s don't get a lot of cinematic respect. Apart from a handful of acknowledged classics, film fans tend to overlook work from the rest of the decade. And that's a shame, because while the '90s might not be on the radar for a lot of cinemaphiles, there are plenty of good, ass-kicking crime and a ... More >>
It might not help you understand Curiosity's mission
This Sunday, the most ambitious mission to Mars thus far will land on the red planet. The Curiosity Rover is on a two-year mission to look for signs of life, study its climate and geology and collect data that might help future manned missions. The Denver Museum of Nature and Science is hosting a li ... More >>
The Cold War was America's perfect war. Hear me out on this one: No matter what their purpose, whether just (World War II) or crass (the Vietnam War), wars are ultimately pretty depressing. They involve a lot of dying in horrifying and gruesome ways that leave their participants forever scarr ... More >>
Ever wonder what our fair city sounds like? Not the noises-on-the-street sound, but the unofficial theme song, if you will, that perfectly encapsulates what makes Denver Denver? Now you can find out, courtesy of "You Are Listening to Denver," a web venture that has captured the aural essence ... More >>
Have you ever had one of those days when, for whatever karmic reason, the forces of nature conspired specifically in your favor? Like life just decided to comp your tab that day? The season-opening series between the Colorado Rockies and the Arizona Diamondbacks put me in mind of a memorable one for ... More >>
Joy Division portrait proves the exception to the rock biopic drool.
The long walk over, Julie Delpy explores what comes next — that is, the hard part.
Despite the title and familiar genre, Mr. Explosion says something new.
From dirty jokes and soldiers to penguins and gays, we made our preferences known.
Walk the Line never strays from the dull telling of a tall tale.
Downey and Kilmer make perfect detectives in Kiss Kiss Bang Bang.
The Z-Boys roll into Dogtown again, and truth is cooler than fiction.
Mindhunters is truly stupid fun.
An epic figure turns human -- and fallible -- in Oliver Stone's Alexander.
When it comes to hip-hop career longevity, LL Cool J knows that size matters.
Raw-edged Joe the King takes a terrifying and unflinching look at the life of an abused child.
Two Wheat Ridge women try to plug into the miracle of TV fame.