Anyone with even a passing knowledge of the cinema of the '80s and early '90s knows the majesty of Patrick Swayze. Over the course of a handful of films, Swayze crafted a composite character who was somehow the toughest of tough guys while simultaneously the sensitive sweetheart who knew just the th ... More >>
Comedy writing pioneer Bruce Vilanch is bursting with gayness. One of the first openly gay comedians, he's known for his continuing role on Hollywood Squares and as a head writer for the Academy Awards show, as well as writing jokes for Bette Midler, Elizabeth Taylor, The Brady Bunch, Donnie and Mar ... More >>
Reading is about more than following a narrative or learning facts; it can also be a profound shared experience that culminates in a better understanding of ourselves and each other. In that spirit, welcome to the Westword Book Club, a weekly feature that celebrates the books that inspire Denver art ... More >>
Today, the Supreme Court will consider arguments for and against the Defense of Marriage Act -- a hearing that recalls the court's part in tossing out 1992's Amendment 2, which prevented bodies in Colorado from recognizing gays and lesbians as a protected class. The passage of Amendment 2 led to Col ... More >>
Star Trek: The Next Generation fans will get a special treat tonight, when National CineMedia brings two episodes of the classic series (complete with newly polished special effects) to the big screen, including the United Artists Denver Pavilions 15. That's the good news. The less good news is the ... More >>
Cee Lo Green outsings Madonna during the "Like A Prayer" portion of the Super Bowl XLVI halftime show.Forget the New York Giants and Eli Manning. The true winner of yesterday's Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis was pop music. Heralded in by Queen Madonna herself, the halftime show was truly an ... More >>
Is there anyone there?In a way, there's nothing sadder than obsolescence, a thing no longer useful left to fall into misuse and disrepair -- and there's maybe no better example of that than the pay phone. That's why, for the past couple of weeks, we've been highlighting one Sad Payphone of th ... More >>
Full-sized photo below.You may be wondering whether or not Carmelo Anthony is going to sign a contract extension with the Nuggets, or if Melo's as good as gone from Denver. But he's got other things on his mind -- specifically, a movie he's making (and tweeting about) in China. The flick is ... More >>
Indulge in the Fried Nothing TV Comedy Night.
A mellow mix of booze and art goes down easy at First Fridays.
Stick it to The Man and avoid this slipshod, ugly mess.
Breakin' All the Rules packs all the fun of a mediocre sitcom.
Temptations fire up the soul of the South.
Everything old is mold again when a brother from another 'hood lands in medieval times.
Or: Why winning an Oscar sometimes means losing a career
Winona Ryder gets a little crazy with Girl, Interrupted.
Salt-N-Pepa are still capable of spicing up your life.
Writer Terry Southern helped shape a generation. Now his son is fighting for his legacy.
Two Wheat Ridge women try to plug into the miracle of TV fame.
A quartet of dreamers takes over one of Denver's last drive-in theaters.
The Fugees are determined to make rap, not war.
A STRIP DOWN MEMORY LANE.
RAY LIOTTA ON ACTING--PERIOD.