Gia Coppola’s Palo Alto summons up the timeless, for today.
When I first heard about Mr. Peeples, I thought it was a joke. I heard that there was a steak and seafood restaurant using a graffiti artist to decorate the walls and hiring a DJ to spin tunes while wealthy patrons dined. I saw photos of the interior -- a plush red, purple and pink space with gild ... More >>
L’Olivier stays grounded in French bistro territory while still managing the occasional surprise.
Tommy Lee Jones once didn't do a film because there was a scene in which he was supposed to eat on camera. Tommy Lee Jones doesn't eat on camera. Ever. That film was Man of the House, and it's a good thing that the producers caved to his demands, for the world would be a far, far worse place if ... More >>
Hey, it's 4/20 day! Be glad you don't live in Boulder, where the University of Colorado is trying to end the annual massive on-campus celebration of the day by barring any visitors and spraying the quad where it's held with "a foul-smelling fish-based fertilizer on the grass." Bummer. Here in Hou ... More >>
Beyonce has severed business ties with her father and longtime manager since the days of Destiny's Child, Mathew Knowles, according to a press release from Houston-based Music World Entertainment. "The decision for Beyonce and Music World Entertainment to part was mutual," Mathew Knowles, Mu ... More >>
Photos by Katharine ShilcuttDig in.So, it's not cold and drizzly outside anymore. At least for now. When that wonderous Seattle-esque weather returns, I'll be returning to Thai Spice (8282 Bellaire Boulevard) for more hot pot -- and I won't be ordering chicken this time. The Thai Spice Expre ... More >>
When it comes to movie remakes, I always think of Die Hard. Specifically, this Alan Rickman line: Sooner or later, I might get to someone you do care about! Granted, he was trying to force McClane to tell him where his detonators were, but the same sentiment applies to "reimagining" our fav ... More >>
Audrey Hepburn versus a gang of thugs - our money's on Audrey
Pedro Almodóvar still believes in Pedro Almodóvar.
An Education and its star, Carey Mulligan, get good marks.
O, mamma mia, the rain in Spain has 76 trombones
The U.S. finally gets to meet the camp characters in the Hop-Çiki-Yaya series
Chinese director Zhang Yimou carves a masterpiece
How did an elusive Brit become a garage-rock cult figure? Hell if she knows.
Rogue Wave, featuring former Houstonian Gram Lebron, rides a tsunami of good vibrations into town
Friday, October 10
Motorcycle rally comes to Galveston
Cross-dressers help high schoolers have a fun night out in the gown
My Fair Lady reminds that good musicals need good music
Jonathan Demme does Charade in his own carefree way
Which came first -- the artist or the designer?
Two local exhibits explore the female psyche without being confined by it
The late Sir Alec Guinness was a powerhouse long before Obi-Wan Kenobi
Nana Mouskouri has the world. So why does she want America?
Sabrina doesn't mimic the old Hollywood feel, it revives it