William Friedkin tells us why modern action films disappoint.
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 >>
In 1926 historian Carter G. Wilson began what was known as Negro History Week in an effort to make the African American story more prevalent in our culture's consciousnesses. The week evolved into an entire month-long celebration and promotion of African American history, which we recognize this mon ... 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
Enjoy the great indoors!
Photo courtesy Warner Bros. Who else was Clint gonna call?Director Clint Eastwood, actors Morgan Freeman and Matt Damon. That powerhouse trio could have chosen to tell just about any story they wanted and made it into an Academy Award worthy film. They chose Invictus, the real-life story o ... More >>
Ma sure looks a lot like Laura, hmm
Seeing as it memorializes a resounding Nazi victory over American forces, Kassarine Pass Street, the site of a South Park double shooting last night, would seem to be oddly named. In the November 1942 Tunisian desert tank battle, Panzers in Erwin Rommel's Afrika Korps trounced a badly-led an ... More >>
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
Photo by Sandra KoopThe 2009 Cinema Arts Festival Houston is rolling out the red carpet as we speak, for today's opening night screenings.Over at the Angelika Film Center, the highly anticipated Precious starts at 7 p.m., while over at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, the festival's opening nigh ... More >>
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
Dickens gets a nice score in this 70s musical movie
Messed-up families: always in style!
The JCC holds its fourth annual cinema gala
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
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