When Desperately Seeking Susan arrived in theaters in 1985, Madonna was already a star. In the movie, she played Susan -- who unknowingly trades places with co-star Rosanna Arquette's Roberta, a bored housewife -- and that character seemed uncannily similar to the real-life Madonna, only in widescr ... More >>
In a string of films in the 1970s, Robert Altman placed his spin on everything from crime movies (Thieves Like Us, 1974) to Raymond Chandler's Philip Marlowe (The Long Goodbye, 1973). But Altman's self-proclaimed anti-Western, McCabe & Mrs. Miller, which followed popular comedy M*A*S*H in 1971, migh ... More >>
Over the last four decades Gary Hart has been a major force in politics -- from "inventing" the Iowa caucuses while managing George McGovern's 1972 presidential campaign, to unintentionally creating the template for political sex scandals with the "monkey business" photo during his 1987 run for the ... More >>
Few Denver natives have made as lasting an imprint on this city as Cleo Parker Robinson. For over forty years she's been dancing her way through Colorado's cultural scene, establishing a dance troupe and a school, winning countless awards and bringing social awareness to controversial subjects along ... More >>
Katie and Tom. Katy and Russell -- everybody's breaking up these days, it seems. Hell, even Adam Levine traded in one Victoria's Secret model for another. Break ups aren't just relegated to the super couples or the superstars, obviously. Everybody's been been on the receiving end of being dumped -- ... More >>
The years have been very kind to Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway.The number of bank robberies in the metro area of late has apparently reached such heights that mainstream media can't keep up. Example: Last evening, my wife and some of her colleagues were dining at restaurant off Wadsworth whe ... More >>
Poor Gary Hart. The former senator, erstwhile presidential candidate and subject of two recent Westword Q&As (click here and here to check them out) got to walk the red carpet with -- woo-hoo! -- Arianna Huffington prior to an American Film Institute tribute to actor/director Warren Beatty, and he w ... More >>
Tristan & Isolde's clumsy romance may have you craving Shakespeare.
Jim Jarmusch succeeds by keeping Broken Flowers messy.
Movie producer Robert Evans preserves his golden myth.
An Everlasting Piece finds its sharp humor amid the chaos of Northern Ireland.
Love her or hate her--but give her some respect.