<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Entertainment Today]]> <![CDATA['Nikita' delivers a new TV action hero]]> <![CDATA[Craig Ferguson voices his pleasure at working in animated films]]> Anybody who watches "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" knows Ferguson has a gift for gab. But he was making a living with his voice in animated movies long before the talk show came around. Ferguson has voiced characters in "The Legend of Tarzan," "American Dad, "The Angry Beavers" and "Freakazoid!"]]> <![CDATA[Typically-breathless Cinemascore gives Pitt's 'Killing Them Softly' an F]]> It usually isn't hard to impress Cinemascore.]]> <![CDATA[Tom Morello lets pro-labor flag fly in new 'Union Town' EP]]> <![CDATA[Paramount aims for franchises with 'Jack Reacher,' Jack Ryan]]> The CEO of Viacom, parent company of Paramount film company, says its strategy will begin shifting by the end of this year toward strengthening franchises and developing its brand.]]> <![CDATA[Howard Stern on His 'Leap of Faith' to 'America's Got Talent']]> Though his judging experience is limited to decades of radio commentary on breast size and shape, Howard Stern is promising substance over shtick when he joins fellow judges Sharon Osbourne and Howie Mandel for Monday night's season seven premiere of NBC's America's Got Talent. Already, groups like the Parents Television Council have condemned Stern's addition to the lineup.]]> <![CDATA[‘American Idol’s’ offstage rivals]]> Something about TV singing shows tends to bring out the worst in human nature: put-downs, feuds and back-stabbing. But enough about the producers. At least the contestants are usually polite to each other.]]> <![CDATA[Norm MacDonald developing show for Comedy Central]]> <![CDATA[Cameron Crowe’s long history with Pearl Jam continues with PBS documentary]]> <![CDATA[Oscar nomination predictions: Scott Feinberg's list]]> If you've seen the Christopher Guest comedy For Your Consideration, you know that Oscar buzz is everything in Hollywood. And even those who act like they don't care really care.]]> <![CDATA[Bob Weir reopens Sweetwater Music Hall]]> Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh recently announced plans to open a new mixed-use performance space called Terrapin Crossroads in San Rafael, Calif. Not to be outdone by his bandmate, guitarist Bob Weir has now revealed his involvement in a similar venture just down the road from Lesh’s spot. The two musicians still perform together in the group Furthur.]]> <![CDATA[Jeff Conaway, actor in 'Grease' and 'Taxi,' dies at 60]]> Jeff Conaway, an actor who came to fame in the late 1970s as a high school greaser in the hit movie musical "Grease" and as a regular on the TV series "Taxi" but in more recent years was known for his appearances on "Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew," died Friday. He was 60.]]> <![CDATA[Netflix nabs 'Mad Men' rerun rights]]> <![CDATA[Trent Reznor knows it all]]> It looked like he was going to laptop jockey the show, filling the stage only with the size of his legacy, the closest NIN could get to playing an “unplugged” show. But Reznor had something grander in store. ]]> <![CDATA[Nick Jonas confirms he could become 'American Idol' judge]]> Nick Jonas has confirmed he's in the running to be a judge on American Idol.]]> <![CDATA[Madonna Resolves Feud with Deadmau5]]> Madonna responded to Deadmau5's criticism of her apparent reference to MDMA at the Ultra Music Festival over the weekend in a tweet last night. The electronic producer condemned the pop icon yesterday for asking "How many people in this crowd have seen Molly?" before introducing Avicii at the festival, appropriating a bit of well-known slang for seeking MDMA. "You're a role model to 100's of millions," Deadmau5 wrote. "EDM could use your positive influence, not 'molly' talk."]]> <![CDATA[Meat Puppets stage a hodown at The Fox]]> Moistboyz and Meat Puppets hosted a grungy, moshy hoe-down at the Fox on Tuesday, April 2. Moistboyz, a hard rock, heavy metal punk group lead by Mickey “Moist” (also known as Mickey M]]> <![CDATA[The Knife slays Denver]]> I have something of a love-hate relationship with The Knife's performance at The Fillmore in Denver last night. ]]> <![CDATA[Kurt Vonnegut the teacher: An assignment from his writing class]]> Kurt Vonnegut, the counterculture author whose works include Slaughterhouse-Five, Cat's Cradle, Breakfast of Champions and Mother Night, was for several years an instructor at the well-respected Iowa Writers' Workshop.]]> <![CDATA[Foals and Cage the Elephant, uncaged]]> I'll be honest: I didn't expect much going in to see Cage the Elephant at the Ogden Theater on May 18. I was there for the opener, Foals. ]]>