Friends, the greatest time of year is upon us once again. It's getting a little bit chilly outside (for Texas), the nights are getting just a little bit spookier, and the magic of Halloween is in the air! I don't know about you, but I get excited for it every year. One of my favorite parts of all th ... More >>
Shouldn't the making of Psycho be more interesting?
They wouldn't dare...We've done this on Pop Rocks a few times already, not that it's made any difference. All those upcoming crimes against cinema -- from The Birds to Fright Night to Escape From New York -- are all due to be released in the next few years (Fright Night this summer). And ther ... More >>
Johan Grimonprez's stunning work screens at the Blaffer Museum.
Talk about an odd couple - Doris Day and Alfred Hitchcock
The 39 Steps turns a Hitchcock drama into hilarious farce.
Photo courtesy Alley Theatre/Photo by Jann WhaleyThe Alley Theatre's senior dramaturg and director of new play development Mark Bly spoke with Hair Balls about the new production of Alfred Hitchcock's The 39 Steps opening today. We asked him about the story's various incarnations, themes and how ... More >>
Run, don't walk to this happy romp through Spyland
The only DVD released today that earned big bucks at the box office was the Sony Pictures apocalyptic thriller 2012. The year 2012 has long been predicted by various ancient cultures as the year the world will end (or at least end as we now know it). That idea's the basis for director Roland Emme ... More >>
It's a mashup of Alfred Hitchcock and Monty Python, designed to scare the poop out of its audiences (or at least set them on the edge of their seats) while making them laugh.The Alley Theatre is bringing in Alfred Hitchcock's The 39 Steps, a two-time Tony award-winning show offering a cast of ... More >>
Alfred Hitchcock titillates the voyeur in all of us
Today's story on a pelican causing a $2 million sports car to wind up in a lagoon is, of course, distressing. And not just if you're the owner of that $2 million car.Birds -- you gotta watch out for them. You just never know when they're going to strike.The lagoon incident can now proudly take its p ... More >>
What would Alfred do?
Ray Harryhausen's special-effects groundbreaker had a little T&A mixed in between the fight scenes
The Terminator is back. Plus lots of other movies we can't wait to see this season.
Grammy-nominated music producer fronts sinister Dallas rock quartet
The Texas Repertory Theater vamps it up for Halloween
Hitchcock hits the rails in his 1938 release
Get your frightful fill of horror flicks
Our critics weigh in on local theater
Mildred's Umbrella and Bobbindoctrin deliver a bitter, deliciously dark production
Boring game play mars Marvel Nemesis: Rise of the Imperfects
Brad and Angelina are out to kill each other. You may want a piece of them, too.
Murder by Numbers yields less than the sum of its parts
All work and no play makes Michel a dull, repressed, homicidal boy in this Gallic thriller
How the twist ending left M. Night Shyamalan twisting in the breeze
Van Sant pumps fresh blood into his tribute to the classic