Portraying presidents on screen is always tricky. Crass imitation makes the thing look like a comedy skit, but completely ignoring the mannerisms and voice that people know doesn't work either.
There have been some laughingly inept acting jobs when it comes to the 44 people who have been the countr ... More >>
On the third Tuesday of every month, theatrical group Bootown hosts Grown Up Story Time, in which writers submit short essays to be performed by readers selected and matched by the staff at Bootown. Usually, an attentive audience gathers at Rudyard's to get a little drunk while listening to stories ... More >>
As the release of the sixth Harry Potter DVD -- Harry Potter and the Half-blood Prince -- comes closer, it seems like the perfect time to review your Harry Potter knowledge.Sure, you know the name of Ron's pet rat and his true identity, but are you a true Potter aficionado? Try yourself on the qu ... More >>
This is it -- the last day before our freakin' difficult Harry Potter trivia quiz which could get you a free DVD of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.Of course, the actual contest will be posted tomorrow at 6 p.m., at which time all of Houston will be blanketed by six feet of snow, if the we ... More >>
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince comes out on DVD Tuesday, and we here at the Houston Press are giving them away.Well, we're not actually giving them away -- we're making you earn them.At 6 p.m. Friday we'll be posting one hard-ass Harry Potter trivia quiz, and the first three people to sen ... More >>
The "official" start of summer -- two weeks' worth of upper-90 degree temps notwithstanding -- isn't until this Sunday. For Hollywood however, the summer blockbuster season kicked off in May with the release of Wolverine.In the ensuing month-and-a-half, we've had some box office successes (Star Trek ... More >>