Movie studios scramble to get big-name stars headline their films, but in many of my favorite movies food is the star. Few things are better than pairing a foodie film with a great meal so we can enjoy ourselves just as much as the folks onscreen are enjoying their own aliments. In this series, we'l ... More >>
The sequel is breezy and affible without going soft.
At least Monsters University ain't Cars 2.
Gorge on this year's Oscar-nominated short films.
Pixar's grand fish tale needs no enhancement.
Tonight, KAB tha Don, monsterly dignitary, will host a mixer celebrating the release of his first proper mixtape, Bully On The Beat, at SF2 North (215 W. Greens Rd). Now, KAB is nothing short of a Houston Press fan favorite. He is big and mean and, should he choose to be, hyperintimidating. His men ... More >>
Hail to the king...of the box office.Box office analysts were a bit puzzled by the haul taken in by The Lion King 3D last weekend. The 1994 film was given the three-dimensional treatment and released to the tune of almost $30 million, beating both Contagion and fellow openers Drive ($11 milli ... More >>
We are only less than three hours out from bringing you live-blogging coverage, right here, of this year's Academy Awards, and we are more than excited to take you through the night for every win, loss, awful dress, awesome dress, foible, and foul-up Hollywood throws our way.
With only a few more months left in my twenties, I'm pretty much an adult now. And while at this point in my life some might say I should be having a child, not eating like one, I still occasionally indulge in certain "kid foods." Don't worry, I haven't regressed so much that I crave Gerber. ... More >>
Our Ten Favorites from 2010 including Jackass 3D.
At the Serrano household - among the toddler sect, anyway - the Toy Story trilogy is generally regarded as man's greatest creative achievement, followed closely by Reese's Sonic Blasts and poop jokes. There was no way our two boys weren't being Woody and Buzz Lightyear for Halloween this year ... More >>
Even though John Hughes had not made a decent movie since 1991's Dutch (missile twisters FTW) when he died one year ago today, the world still mourned the loss of one of the best filmmakers to ever take on the human experience. Hughes may have only dealt with dysfunctional Midwesterners, but ... More >>
These films are for a child's point of view
Is there a spell that can make you brave?
The childish, funny, 3-D delights of Despicable Me.
Celebrate the countrys birthday at the museum
Celebrate the country's birthday at the museum
In its third installment, Pixar's juggernaut turns morose.
Last week, we told you of some upcoming summer-movie soundtracks that look like they're going to be fantastic. If positivity is your thing, go read that article. This one is going to be all about the upcoming soundtracks that make us wince so hard it feels like someone's chopping our balls with a ... More >>
It's raining cats...no, wait, make that fried catfish
Get your fill of Marvin Gaye and Tina Turner at the Aurora Picture Show's funky flashback
For $2, get a whole mornings worth of family entertainment
Ten entries vie for your vote
Katsuhiro Otomo's film turned anime on its poorly animated head
The Houston Film Critics Society, of which yours truly is a member (along with the those two guys that used to work for the Chronicle, among others), just released their 2008 award winners. I'm already drafting a strong letter of protest haranguing my fellow HFCS members for failing to acknowledge R ... More >>
When we spoke last week with Marc Adler, the Houstonian who was the man behind the animated film Delgo, he said he was on pins and needles waiting the box-office results.The news is in, and it ain't good.Despite being released on more than 2,100 screens, Delgo managed to bring in less than a million ... More >>
Trey Parker and Matt Stone give their animated series the big-screen treatment
The newest 3-D animated film chronicles the first landing on the moon from the point of view of a fly on the wall
Add hyper to active and mix in Japanese kitsch
Maybe I’m weird for letting Larry King get under my skin so much, but the moronic host has been working my nerves for years now. His insipid questions, the fact that he never knows anything about the person he is interviewing, the way he barks at callers to hurry up and ask their questions even ... More >>
Houstons haven for the anime-obsessed
Hayao Miyazakis first anime feature film follows a thief who boosts a bogus bounty
MFAH screens another anime classic
Catch the highlights
Gatchaman could kick Pikachu's ass