n Dom Hemingway, Jude Law goes for greatness
Rom-coms used to be a cash cow — and wildly popular with audiences. What happened?
Director brings gramdeur and a new kind of Ryan to the screen.
We're not sure why Delivery Man exists.
Movie by movie, here's how to get the most out of this summer without having to cake on sunscreen.
Hijinks and f-bombs on the campaign trail.
NBC recently debuted an animated Web tie-in series for 30 Rock called either The Jack Donaghy Files or Jack Donaghy: Executive Superhero. The titles appear to be interchangeable, which really highlights the level of commitment and confidence the network has in the production. The three-minute segm ... More >>
In the holiday movie Fred Claus, Vince Vaughn plays Fred, the bitter older brother of Santa Claus. In one scene, he goes to a group counseling session with the brothers of Sylvester Stallone, Bill Clinton, Alec Baldwin and others to vent his frustration. Today is the 60th birthday of David Knopfler. ... More >>
This week in 1968, The Beatles inaugurated their Apple Records label in a most auspicious fashion, releasing "Hey Jude" as a 45. The B-side was "Revolution." Written by Paul McCartney and employing a 36-piece orchestra, "Jude" did nothing to dispel the perception that Paul was the "soft" Beat ... More >>
Nancy Meyers can't keep making the same movie over and over again.
‚ÄčI swear, the sense of desperation with the Astros and their desire for a Mariano Rivera-type reliever has me believing that Drayton thinks that Alec Baldwin speech in Glengarry Glen Ross is "always buy closers," not "always be closing."It's like he and his staff are afraid that Mitch and Murray a ... More >>
Mayor Bill White got some publicity recently when he told The New York Times the reason Houston really, really sucks at recycling is because "Houstonians are skeptical of anything that appears to be oversold or exaggerated." Or things that are "trendy or hyped-up." Some Houstonians, it turns out, a ... More >>
Neither Tina Fey nor Amy Poehler seem the least bit invested in their surrogate mommy comedy
Some TAKS tests are murder
Marty Stuart is definitely one of the more interesting also-rans of Travis Tritt-era popular country. He only had a couple of real hits - "Hillbilly Rock" and "Little Things" both reached No. 8 in 1990 - but he's got a great pedigree. He was married to one of the Carter daughters, and was a good pal ... More >>
Elizabethtown is a mess -- not that its director should care
Streisand and Hoffman save a family -- and a movie, too
Howard Hughes gets what he wants, in this case a fun and loving biopic
The naked truth about why Houston isnít the third coast
Pearl Harbor's sound and fury signify nothing
David Mamet satirizes the loose morality of small-town America with his latest
Boiler Room steams with the stark greed of go-for-brokers
A not-subtle but unsettling Joe the King exposes child abuse
Farrellys' Providence pits innocence with outrageous fun
Star power isn't enough to overcome this hollow romance