Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Photo courtesy Walt Disney Films and Marvel.

Captain America: The Winter Soldier By Phil Noir

  Despite the snow on the ground, Denver’s 2014 Summer Blockbuster movie season starts today 4/4/14. Captain America: The Winter Soldier will rock your world! For much of the movie, I had to remind myself to breath as my brain went on sensory overload. Action sequences start early with an incredible car chase scene that…

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Alarming Architectural Advances Arise

IN OUR CONTINUING EFFORTS TO ALERT OUR READERS TO ALL THAT IS IN GOOD TASTE (AND NOT), WE PRESENT THIS BREAKING NEWS ABOUT DENVER’S ARCHITECTURE!  Denver – April 1, 2014 – Denver’s booming economy is changing the urban landscape faster than you can imagine. Pop-Up Skyscrapers, championed by the cash rich sheikhs of the Middle…

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Tony P’s – Uptown Italian By Edan Goode

Imagine all the stereotypes about Italian American eateries, then mix in a haze of GROOVY, fun and a dash of class and POOF! You have Tony P’s Uptown Denver. This great building is a Bermuda Triangle of sorts on the Denver dining scene; so many promising places have come and gone. With a charming exterior…

Cesar Chavez, photo courtesy Pantelion Films 2014

Cesar Chavez: the Man But Not So Much the Movie By Phil Noir

Cesar Chavez the film is a mixed bag. A docu-drama with real images spliced into the theatrical revisioning, Spanish with English subtitles, piercing truths and confusing details. As storytelling, it lacks adequate narrative to clearly explain what’s happening. Transitions are often abrupt and disorienting. Even at the film’s end, a brief statement does not provide…

Frijol Con Queso Tamale. Photo courtesy Tamayo.

Tamales at Tamayo By Edan Goode

I have tried to make tamales twice. They were tasty but I was almost too exhausted to eat them. It took hours to create the filling, the masa, soften the corn husks fill and fold them. What a lot of work! No wonder entire families get together to make masses of tamales, creating an assembly…