Statham is an action lover's last hope, like it or not.
It's that ever-fascinating time again: the interstitial period between two eras of Batmen. As Christian Bale takes his leave and we welcome Ben Affleck to the cowl, it's a strange time for the Dark Knight. We've seen the way Bale and director Christopher Nolan portrayed him so darkly, and it's tough ... More >>
If you talk about being from Texas, people automatically think of the stuff us Texans are famous for -- oil, cattle, more oil, guys with really great mustaches and awesome cowboy boots, riding horses to school -- but in the coming years, they may also think Texas, land of the drones. (Ooh, and then ... More >>
Apparently happy with the headlines he got for a $24,000 radio-ad buy urging California businesses to come to Texas, Texas Governor Rick Perry is stepping up his game. He tweeted the above message, warning Californians (and tipping off reporters) that there's more merriment in store.
Actually, for our purposes, the term "hidden" might be a bit incorrect, at least technically. Perhaps more appropriate would be "undiscovered" or, better still, "underappreciated." Either way, Houston has A TON of great bars that are not immediately known. Here are the best six, ranging from East Do ... More >>
Ratt, "Round and Round" Thursday night, Ratt hits up Warehouse Live with what passes for their original line-up. At their peak, the band was a gritty and decadent alternative to bands like Poison, skewing closer to Motley Crue in terms of excess and drug abuse. The band managed to ... More >>
Enjoy the great indoors!
The Humane Society and big agriculture slug it out over animal rights.
Photos by Groovehouseâ€‹ Since we have long since moved into a digital age of music journalism, Aftermath now takes notes on his cellphone or loads his thoughts onto Twitter. Sifting through our pecking from last night's George Thorogood and the Destroyers show at the House of Blues, we noticed that ... More >>
Up in the Air director Jason Reitman has a good sense of where he's from and where he's headed.
Rick Perry and Kay Bailey Hutchison are locked in a pitched battle over the soul of the GOP. They are also running for governor.
Photo courtesy Crypticonâ€‹There's no mistaking horror-movie stalwart Michael Berryman. The actor suffers from a rare condition called hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia, which is characterized by few or no sweat glands and lack of hair or fingernails. However, Berryman's distinctive appearance has ... More >>
The Terminator is back. Plus lots of other movies we can't wait to see this season.
Ben Stiller's Hollywood send-up lacks firepower
Skeptical environmentalist Bjørn Lomborg questions the Kyoto Protocol's effectiveness
The Art Guys share 25 years of "drawings, proposals, failed schemes and pipe dreams"
Former member of Mr. Sinus returns to send up the Governators epic fantasy
They poop, they steal, they smell, they (sometimes) bite. They are adored.
What won't the best actor of his generation do for a role? Not much.
Back home in Holland, Paul Verhoeven uses his basic instincts to craft a slick Holocaust thriller
At South by Southwest, there's a lot of light shown in the dark
A new PBS special takes an in-depth look at hip-hop's taboo topics Rampant violence, homophobia, and misogyny have been prevalent for quite some time in hip-hop — even KRS-One once said, "Roxanne Shante is only good for steady fucking" — yet, curiously, no one's really bothered to fram ... More >>
If Barbra's Wedding were a sitcom, it just might work
A legendary debate teacher has a lesson plan to knock off Congressman John Culberson
A Texas wild man enlists his Appalachian counterpart in his crusade
Maybe it's time for this blade to stop swinging
Alex Gibney expertly captures the lies and fall of Enron
Hollywood goes Texan at the South By Southwest Film Festival and Conference
Alex Gibney tells the story of Enron's rise and fall -- and you won't need an economics degree to understand it
Today all the best poets are singers. That's why a singer should be Texas's next poet laureate.
Perhaps the candidates running in the 2004 election could use some help selecting their campaign music
Jackie Chan takes a long trip without going anyplace new
In your heart, you know the Yuppie Prick$ are right
Between The Rock and a hard place, The Rundown isn't so bad
Lil' Troy keeps on ballin', on CD and video, at least
Actor-comic Eddie Izzard just wants to be loved
Inmate Terry Banks broke out of jail in Missouri, prison guard Lynette Barnett by his side. They disappeared for seven weeks - until the law caught up with them in a Victoria County, Texas, trailer park.
There's nothing delicate to be found in Old Heidelberg's deliciously Teutonic soul
Sure, you can upgrade a TV series to the big screen -- but why bother?
1996 Summer Guide
Move aside Sly and Arnold, Meryl's gone muscular
Talking with Annie Leibovitz about the manufacture of cultural identity and the American dream