Our review of this week's Dracula Untold doesn't inspire much hope: "This Dracula Begins-style sword-and-fangs curio plays like someone said, 'What if we took a vampire flick but did a find-and-replace swapping out all that bare-neck sensuality for some video-game ass-kicking?'" But for every genre ... More >>
#35: Brit Withey As artistic director of the Denver Film Society, Brit Withey is the man behind the curtain pulling all levers when it comes to bringing innovative, rare and artful film to the Sie FilmCenter for special screenings throughout the year. But at the annual Starz Denver Film Festival, w ... More >>
Crispin Hellion Glover is many things. He's a cult figure, known for his baffling performance art-like appearance on David Letterman, as well as a decidedly outsider filmmaker who creates offbeat art films featuring actors with Down's syndrome and cerebral palsy. He's a musician who once did a spine ... More >>
NATHANIEL RATELIFF & NIGHT SWEATS @ BOULDER THEATER | 5/17 At this stage of his career, particularly in Denver, Nathaniel Rateliff is a man who requires absolutely no preamble. Nonetheless, the limited-edition two-song seven-inch he produced for Record Store Day feels like a fresh and glorious reint ... More >>
Pallbearer has been making waves with its psychedelic doom metal. Rather than relying on excessively repetitive riffs, however, the quartet employs actual melodies into its music, as well as simple yet intricate dynamics and rhythms that give the songs more actual sonic heft than grinding away at a ... More >>
Even though the band has been around for five years, Metz just released its self-titled debut full-length on Sub Pop this year. Even prior to that, the Toronto-based trio only released a few seven-inches. Mostly these guys have spent their time focusing on developing as a group by touring and playin ... More >>
Editor's note: Village Voice media film critic Karina Longworth is currently at the Toronto Film Festival, from where she'll be writing regular blog posts. This is her second in the series. The best, most daring and form-defying documentaries in the world right now are being funded by the Danish Fi ... More >>
Welcome to the weekend! Another diverse lineup of musical goodness awaits you. Tonight at Red Rocks, Ghostland Observatory and MiM0SA kick off two nights of electronic goodness that will culminate with a show featuring STS9 tomorrow night. And there's a full slate of rock on tap as well, including M ... More >>
Tom MurphyGem Trails is Trevor Peterson GEM TRAILS With Thundercade and Kevin Costner Suicide Pact Meadowlark | January 7, 2011 Gem Trails is the solo side project of Trevor Peterson from Woodsman. From this performance, the name is appropriate for the spectral, glistening streaming of guit ... More >>
Pamela LittkyThese days, the legendary folk-rock band Fairport Convention isn't as widely known as it once was, and yet Richard Thompson, the band's most storied guitarist, is often cited as an influence by a wide range of musicians and frequently included on the short list of the most talent ... More >>
Photo courtesy of the Denver Film SocietyEd Harris with his co-stars for the evening, Starz Denver Film Festival co-founder Ron Henderson and Mayor John Hickenlooper.The Starz Denver Film Festival is seldom able to lure the biggest name actors to make appearances even when using its annual Ma ... More >>
Thursday, August 13, Bluebird Theater, 303-830-8497.
Fresh City Life explores the worlds of documentarian Warner Herzog.
Thursday, August 21, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.
Gleaning lessons from the darkness, Herzog treks to Antarctica in Encounters at the End of the World.
Harmony Korine creates a Neverland for celeb impersonators in the singular and sincere Mister Lonely.
The season of big budget bangs uses its brain.
Kick yourself for not seeing these ten movies.
Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova make beautiful music together — on screen and off.
Ang Lee steams up Toronto with Lust, Caution.
What won't the best actor of his generation do for a role? Not much.
Herzog on his acting career, Mike Tyson, and the hearts of men.
Werner Herzog takes his hero worship to Hollywood.
The November 18 screening of Rescue Dawn at the Temple Buell Theater didn't constitute the official conclusion of the 29th annual Denver Film Festival; other flicks unspooled later that evening and throughout the next day. Yet the event neatly encapsulated the best of the fest. The proceedings got ... More >>
1997 -- 1999 (Flight Approved)
He loved filming bears in the wild. The bears had other plans.
Meet Marlon Brando
The Mars Volta isn't interested in your expectations.
Aguirre, the Wrath of God
The Video Station
Exploitation cinema becomes art in Shadow of the Vampire.