If you think about it, The Wire and Breaking Bad are the Biggie and 2Pac of televised dramas. Equally revered, the two shows have similarities that are obvious, and there's a reason that one always invariably comes up in conversation about the other. What's more striking, through, are the pronounced ... More >>
Last week, we shared our collection of the ten best "Colorado" movie posters -- flicks that actually featured the state's name in the title. Now, we're branching out, with a gallery made up of posters from films that mention Colorado cities. Predictably, the majority name-check Denver, but there are ... More >>
"The Searchers."The Colorado legislature just nixed a plan to tack a ten-cent fee onto movie tickets, money that would have been used to provide financial incentives for film companies that want to make movies in this state. As revised, the bill would now ask for donations from movie-goers -- ... More >>
Eric Gruneisen LEFTOVER SALMON With Great American Taxi 10.31.10 | Fillmore Auditorium Read interview with Vince Herman Boulder's Leftover Salmon doesn't play together very often these days -- but when they do, Vince Herman, Drew Emmitt, Greg Garrison, Bill McKay and Jeff Sipe are guarantee ... More >>
Werewolves of London, probably the best picture disc ever released.So October (or Monstober if you're into annoying nicknames) is the month of monsters, when we take an evening to support kids in dressing up like their favorite killing beast and threaten neighbors for candy, and adults in dre ... More >>
As music critics, the most common question we get asked (and ask each other, for that matter) is, "What are you listening to?" The pervasiveness of this query is precisely what inspired Heavy Rotation. For the benefit of those who happen to be curious, we've compiled a list of all the things we'r ... More >>
Ah, 1995: a time when entire Best Of categories were devoted to the O.J. Simpson trial, Bernie Bickerstaff and Dikembe Mutombo were still dominating the sports pages, and Mel's Bar and Grill was still new. Check out the winners from our 1995 Best Of issue after the jump.
Crystal Zevon tells the story of her late ex-husband with a little help from his friends.
Portions of Mr. & Mrs. Smith were filmed in Glenwood Springs. Last week the American Film Institute issued its updated list of the top 100 films of all time. As to be expected, Citizen Kane is still number one, but Casablanca fell to number three in favor of The Godfather. To view the complete lis ... More >>
Here's something to do in Denver when you're dead: stay famous.
HD radio rocks -- but is anyone listening?
Gary Austin's provocative new play comes to Bas Bleu.
From the week of April 29, 2004
For national releases, 2003 wonked as much as it rocked.
Rounding up holiday discs that offer season's greetings -- and beatings.
Junior Senior is proud to be a silly dance band.
From the week of September 25, 2003
The left, turning right, was plain wrong.
High Road to Heaven (Celtic Club)
February 13, 2003
Backbeat writers sound off on a few of their favorite musical things from 2002.
Doves want to be known for music, not hype.
Stephen Malkmus settles into post-Pavement life with a new album and a special new band.
Clifford to the rescue!
Stuffed and mounted