Subject:

Antonio Banderas

  • Film

    October 10, 2013

    Machete Kills Is a B-Movie Worth Buying

    Machete is back for more giddy lunacy.

  • Film

    May 30, 2013

    It's Blockbuster Time: Your Guide to the Summer Movie Season

    Movie by movie, here's how to get the most out of this summer without having to cake on sunscreen.

  • Film

    August 2, 2012

    Ruby Sparks

    Finally, the fantasy girlfriend is fiction.

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2012

    Reviews For The Easily Distracted:
    Haywire

    Title: Haywire So Is Gina Carano The Next Big Action Star? She certainly has the acting chops for it. Uhhh... Exactly. Rating Using Random Objects Relevant To The Film: Two-and-a-half Jean Claude Van Dammes doing the splits out of five. Brief Plot Synopsis: Private security operative is betray ... More >>

  • Film

    January 19, 2012

    Odd Couple

    She fights like a guy, he grooms like a girl: Gina Carano and Channing Tatum make a good match in Haywire.

  • Film

    January 19, 2012

    Girl Fight

    Steven Soderbergh and his MMA star make impact with Haywire.

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2012

    Golden Bozos: Your "Official" Live Blog For The 69th Golden Globes

    I know, we're all bummed out the Texans lost. But since you've been drinking anyway, you might as well crack open another one and sit through the one awards show even the People's Choice Awards can look down its nose at. I'll be updating this entry throughout the broadcast, so refresh often and try ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2012

    Pop Rocks: Hit Me With Your Best Shot, Gina Carano

    Who doesn't love a woman with an Uzi? Oh, right: the Palestinians.​Steve Soderbergh, the director of Sex, Lies, and Videotape, Traffic, and The Limey has always had an experimental streak. This has come out particularly in recent years, with a remake of Solaris, something called The Girlfriend ... More >>

  • Film

    November 3, 2011

    The Skin I Live In

    A mad-scientist tale without the moral compass.

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2011

    And Now, the Least Anticipated Movies of Fall/Winter 2011

    ​Pop Rocks will return Thursday. The fall/winter movie season kicked off last weekend as Contagion dominated the box office (the highly touted Warrior, not so much). I've already covered, in some depth, those releases coming up in the remainder of 2011 that might merit a closer look. We learn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2011

    The Bourgeois Gospels Preach To The Congregation

    Each Wednesday (or thereabouts), Rocks Off arbitrarily appoints one lucky local performer or group "Artist of the Week," bestowing upon them all the fame and grandeur such a lofty title implies. Know a band or artist that isn't awful? Email their particulars to sheaserrano@gmail.com. ​General ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 6, 2011
  • Calendar

    June 24, 2010

    Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles Feast

    Why are there fang marks on your microphone?

  • Calendar

    June 10, 2010

    Once Upon a Time in Mexico Feast

    If only all hit men were this good looking

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2010

    Idol Beat: So Long, Siobhan

    ​I think last night's American Idol was supposed to be country-themed, to go along with the Shania Twain songs the contestants sang on Tuesday, but as I should have known, any organization that thinks of Shania Twain as country is going to have some weird ideas about genre. Rascal Flatts stopp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2010

    American Idol: So Long, Siobhan

    ​I think last night's American Idol was supposed to be country-themed, to go along with the Shania Twain songs the contestants sang on Tuesday, but as I should have known, any organization that thinks of Shania Twain as country is going to have some weird ideas about genre. Rascal Flatts stopp ... More >>

  • Music

    February 4, 2010

    'Scuse Me While I Kiss the Sky

    Comedy and jazz commingle downtown in the clouds (or smog, whatever).

  • Film

    December 24, 2009

    Director's Block

    Fantasy meets harsh reality as Rob Marshall takes on a Fellini classic.

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2009

    Artist of the Week: Tax the Wolf

    Each Wednesday, Rocks Off arbitrarily appoints one lucky local performer or group "Artist of the Week," bestowing upon them all the fame and grandeur such a lofty title implies. Know a band or artist that isn't awful? Email their particulars to introducingliston@gmail.com. Several weeks ago, we saw ... More >>

  • Culture

    May 21, 2009
  • Blogs

    January 8, 2008

    Six Degrees of Charlie Wilson’s War

    I’m sure that many of you are familiar the theory of Six Degrees of Separation – or at least the Hollywood version of Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon. In short, the theory posits that everyone person in the world is no more than six steps from each person on the planet. (In the Hollywood version, ... More >>

  • Culture

    August 24, 2006
  • Film

    April 6, 2006

    Latino Heat

    Antonio Banderas pulses with passion in Take the Lead

  • Music

    March 9, 2006

    Stapp Infection

    Sanctimonious hypocrites need love, too

  • Music

    December 15, 2005

    Confessions of an Airbrushed Anglophile

    A veddy British Madonna wants to keep it bloody real

  • Film

    October 27, 2005

    Foiled Again

    Maybe it's time for this blade to stop swinging

  • Calendar

    February 10, 2005
  • Film

    May 20, 2004

    Nice Pussy

    A killer cat steals a wonderful movie

  • Film

    September 11, 2003

    Johnny's Show

    Depp saves the day in Once Upon a Time in Mexico

  • Calendar

    August 28, 2003

    Can I Get a Witnes?

    DJ Witnes hosts a new hip-hop show on KPFT

  • Film

    July 24, 2003

    Enough's Enough

    The Spy Kids go 3-D, but where are Mom and Dad?

  • Film

    May 29, 2003

    Think Different

    Could it be that this year's crop of summer movies requires a brain cell or two?

  • Film

    January 23, 2003

    Year of the Woman

    The big-screen dames of cinema 2003 will keep you watching

  • Film

    November 7, 2002

    Fatale Detraction

    Beyond cheap turn-ons, there's nothing to recommend Brian De Palma's latest

  • Film

    October 31, 2002

    Queen of Pain

    Julie Taymor and Salma Hayek paint a spectacular portrait of Frida Kahlo

  • Film

    August 8, 2002

    Island of Bad Sequels

    Rodriguez blows his best movie yet

  • Dining

    April 25, 2002

    A Mojito Without the Mint

    El Buen Bife's Caipiroska

  • Film

    March 29, 2001

    Wild Child

    Action director Robert Rodriguez lets his fantastical mind out to play in Spy Kids

  • Film

    March 30, 2000

    My Three Contenders

    Like father, like son, only better, in the insidiously likable Price of Glory

  • Film

    October 21, 1999

    Thelma Kills a Mockingbird

    Crazy's strong cast can't overcome a combo script

  • Film

    December 31, 1998
  • Film

    July 16, 1998

    Mark of the Zzzzs

    Lame Mask of Zorro lacks cojones

  • Film

    August 7, 1997

    The Unhappy Hooker

    Star Maps sells itself cheap

  • Film

    January 2, 1997
  • Film

    March 21, 1996

    Antonio Times Two

    A Banderas bounty is just one of the pleasures of Two Much

  • News

    March 21, 1996
  • Dining

    August 31, 1995

    Landmark Stuff

    La Tapatia offers cheap, spirited food and a nourishing sideshow

  • Film

    August 24, 1995

    Hot Shots

    Desperado hits the bull's-eye with a fusillade of bullets

  • Music

    February 9, 1995

    Seaside Bliss

    In Miami Rhapsody, just about everything goes right

  • Film

    November 17, 1994

    The Sucking Game

    Monsters that go dull in the night

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