They don't call Madonna the Material Girl for nothing. She's definitely a self-promoter when it comes to her music.
Better yet, when she does this, it's never the same advertised persona. Take, for example, when she first came onto MTV and performed "Like A Virgin" at the 1985 VMAs versus her perce ... More >>
Photos by Larami SerranoLee-Lonn
April 22, 2011
9:08 p.m. Lee-Lonn, in case you've yet to hear his name, is one of Houston's marquee R&B talents. He's so good, in fact, that we're heading out to see him perform live right now, despite the fact that a) far as we can tell, he on ... More >>
Too bad Chalie Sheen's not hostingTonight brings the annual event where Hollywood humbly congratulates itself -- and all the little people -- in the Academy Awards.
Whate everyone's hoping for, of course, is at least one trainwreck moment.
James Franco and Anne Hathaway host, which will be. ... 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.
I realize the actual Academy Awards aren't set to be broadcast until Sunday night, when millions of people will watch -- for the first hour, at least -- as co-hosts James Franco and Anne Hathaway lob Nerfball zingers at their fellow actors, make passively tasteless jokes about speech impedime ... More >>
Photo courtesy Warner Bros.
Who else was Clint gonna call?Director Clint Eastwood, actors Morgan Freeman and Matt Damon. That powerhouse trio could have chosen to tell just about any story they wanted and made it into an Academy Award worthy film. They chose Invictus, the real-life story o ... More >>
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Single of the Week: Kritikal Van Gogh, "Dog Eat Dog"
Wire to Wire
Beyonce had tongues wagging at this weekend's Coac ... More >>
We wrote earlier about our various attempts to see the Ensemble Theater's free production of the The Wiz in Hermann Park.Incredibly long lines for covered parking, and packed conditions on the hill, defeated our attempts to enjoy the spectacle.And now we know why, officially: The Ensemble says an ... More >>
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
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