Subject:

Angela Bassett

  • Film

    August 9, 2012

    Whitney Houston, Actress

    Surveying the great diva's checkered film career.

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2012

    Missed Opportunities: 10 Musicians Who Turned Down Big Hits

    Have you ever had one of those moments where you thought to yourself, "Why did I do that?" or "Why did I turn that down?" Those kinds of moments happen to all of us. It's part of life, unfortunately. This happens all the time in the movie world, but you never seem to hear about it in the music worl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2010

    Wu-Tang Clan's Best Pop-Culture References

    ​Rocks Off can't rightfully remember the last time the whole Wu-Tang Clan was ever in Houston, if they ever have been. For some reason, we keep wanting to think they came once with Rage Against The Machine around 1997. In 2007, they came to Dallas on the Rock The Bells summer tour with Nas, Ta ... More >>

  • Film

    January 15, 2009

    Biggie, Small

    Notorious B.I.G., made B.L.A.N.D.

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2008

    The Five Worst Movie Vampires

    With the release of Twilight, we're seeing a continuation of the metaphorical "defanging" of the vampire in modern culture. Vamps used to be terrifying creatures of the night, bent on evil and slaking their undead thirst. Now they're brooding fops who want to talk about their feelings. Here are five ... More >>

  • Film

    September 23, 2004

    Shallow Pop

    Bernie Mac needs three more hits. He won't likely find one here.

  • Film

    July 11, 2002

    Sunny Delight

    Developers battle over Florida, and John Sayles gets the last laugh

  • Film

    October 28, 1999

    String Along

    Maudlin Music hardly matches the Craven image

  • Film

    August 13, 1998

    In the Groove

    Shallow feels swell in McMillan-inspired Stella

  • Film

    July 10, 1997

    To Coldly Go

    Contact is more like a close encounter of the turgid kind

  • News

    January 2, 1997

    Two for the Road

    In which our man in Dallas joins Sofia Staks, Kayla Kleevage and other noted First Amendment activists on a mission to rescue Houston from the pashas of prudery. Or something like that.

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