Subject:

Alan Alda

  • Film

    February 27, 2014

    Who Killed the Romantic Comedy?

    Rom-coms used to be a cash cow — and wildly popular with audiences. What happened?

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2013

    The Hates, the 1970s Gas Crisis, and "Do the Caryl Chessman"

    Not to brag, but I've got a copy of the new Hates album, People's Temple, and it is (as usual) a fantastic little CD that every punk fan in Houston should own. We're still waiting on a confirmed release party at Cactus, but before that happens there's a song on the disc we want to talk about, "Do th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2012

    Reviews for the Easily Distracted:
    Wanderlust

    Title: Wanderlust How Many More Jennifer Aniston Movies Do We As A Society Have To Endure? I'd estimate two a year until she dies. So...100 more. Rating Using Random Objects Relevant To The Film: Three portable toilets out of five. Brief Plot Synopsis: Yuppie couple flees unemployment by holing ... More >>

  • Film

    February 23, 2012

    Lost in America

    A couple goes searching for a lifestyle that fits in Wanderlust.

  • Film

    November 3, 2011

    High-rise Robbery

    Stealing from the rich to...oh, whatever. Funny is the message in Tower Heist.

  • Film

    August 23, 2007

    Resurrecting the Champ

    Resurrecting the Champ gets journalism right, and that's a grind

  • Film

    January 19, 2006

    Double Fault

    Woody Allen's Match Point can't return serve

  • Film

    December 23, 2004

    Crash and Yearn

    Howard Hughes gets what he wants, in this case a fun and loving biopic

  • Culture

    July 18, 2002

    After M*A*S*H

    Larry Gelbart is one of TV's last great writers. So why can't he stay tuned?

  • Film

    December 14, 2000

    The Theater Shopping Network

    Apparently What Women Want is a feature-length commercial

  • Film

    April 6, 2000

    The World (Fest) Is Not Enough

    In its 33rd year -- or is it the 22nd? the Houston International Film Festival still barely registers with the people it's suppose to serve

  • Film

    November 6, 1997

    Film at 11

    Mad City hammers the idiocy of TV news

  • Film

    January 16, 1997

    Manhattan Melodies

    In Woody's world, everyone erupts into show tunes

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