Recapping the best of the fest.
Being both a music nerd and a movie geek, my interest was piqued when it was revealed that this year only two songs were nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Song. I wondered how the Academy decided that there were only two songs worthy of competing for the award, and how those songs we ... More >>
By now you have all seen this year's Oscar nominations, released yesterday, in Beverly Hills, California. Nine films were nominated for Best Picture, including Hugo, Moneyball, War Horse, The Artist, Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, The Help, Midnight in Paris and The Tree of Life. Fun stuff, espe ... More >>
You know the drill: the fall movie season starts today, my pretties (my review of Contagion will be up soon...there's a reason it didn't make the preview). Yesterday we covered the first half of 2011's most anticipated upcoming releases, determined through a rigorous scientific analysis consi ... More >>
Too bad Chalie Sheen's not hostingTonight brings the annual event where Hollywood humbly congratulates itself -- and all the little people -- in the Academy Awards. Whate everyone's hoping for, of course, is at least one trainwreck moment. James Franco and Anne Hathaway host, which will be. ... More >>
We are only less than three hours out from bringing you live-blogging coverage, right here, of this year's Academy Awards, and we are more than excited to take you through the night for every win, loss, awful dress, awesome dress, foible, and foul-up Hollywood throws our way.
A neophyte Roman general flies like The Eagle.
We think the festival's title lost something in translation - like an extra day
What's a princess to do?
See the role that won the venerable actor an Oscar
If you can't make it to the red carpet, try the rainbow carpet
A white woman's dead and the black teenager accused of killing her is guilty until proven innocent
Breakfast Klub owner Marcus Davis presents his favorite flick
The murder of peace activist Gregoris Lambrakis retold
Get ready for Bastille Day with Francophile flicks
South Centrals largest community garden grows vegetables and controversies
Today is Yom HaShoah, or Holocaust Remembrance Day. Commemoration takes many forms, from synagogue services and the recitation of the Kaddish to candlelight vigils to -- according to Wikipedia -- the "viewing of a Holocaust-themed film." In my opinion, the final cinematic word on the subject is 1985 ... More >>
Dickens gets a nice score in this 70s musical movie
We Texans live with our share of horrors: fire ants, Rick Perry, residents of Plano, but this entry was still something of a challenge. After all, coming up with Texas horror movies without invoking the one that actually has the name of our state in the title is harder than successfully suing local ... More >>
Messed-up families: always in style!
The JCC holds its fourth annual cinema gala
Morning. Hope everyone had a fun time watching the Oscars. We know Miss Pop Rocks did, but we’ll get to that in a second. First things first… 1 a.m. at Lizzards and 1:30 a.m at Velvet Melvin Bill Olive hit up a couple of bars in Upper Kirby on Saturday night and brought back photos of prepp ... More >>
As I type this, my belly is swollen with Star Pizza and my dearest pal Tamarie is eating raw cookie dough…yeah, it’s that night. The Oscars. The Super Bowl for girls. The freaking show hasn’t even started yet, and we’ve already eaten too much. So here we go with the running commentary… ... More >>
Dude, do you think the quirky, true-to-life, whip smart Juno will win the Academy Award for Best Picture? Alls I’m sayin’ is, it better. The problem is, I don’t think it will. Why? Because it isn’t the kind of film the Academy likes to reward with a Best Picture. Why? Because it isn’t abou ... More >>
We got a bad case of that beginning-of-the-week malady described in Office Space. What was that called again? Oh, never mind. At least the weekend was fun. 1 a.m. at Bronx Bar and 1:45 a.m. at Avant Garden Our photog cruised from the Rice Village to the Montrose on Saturday night, bringing back ... More >>
Well, it's happened again. A rock star has attacked brutally attacked a poor little photographer. And no, it wasn't a member of an infamous rap group or some cracked-out ex-sex symbol with two children. It was Bjork. Iceland's favorite batshit chanteuse ripped into a photographer in a New Zealand a ... More >>
TUTS brings a box-office smash back to the stage
Where to watch the stars
Fighters duke it out in no-holds-barred cage matches
River Oaks Theatre