Flicks to look into on the edge of tomorrow — and the next months
It's Doppelganger time! See which Houston local chef tried to steal a kiss from Natalie Portman and who plays for the MLB in his spare time. And don't forget to support Houston Restaurant Week by visiting the chef's restaurants all month long (special bonus: if you sneak into the kitchen without ge ... More >>
2 Guns is every movie you've seen before.
Movie by movie, here's how to get the most out of this summer without having to cake on sunscreen.
Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo Stafford Centre April 17, 2013 If you grew up during a particular window of the early 1980s, there were certain things you couldn't escape: economic malaise, the San Francisco 49ers, and MTV. If you were an early enough adopter of Music Television, you were more than fam ... More >>
When you are an actor, you take basically whatever will feed you just as long as you get to perform. Many actors either got their start in music videos or they will appeared in one after they got famous. Oftentimes, they are pretty memorable.
Steven Soderbergh and his MMA star make impact with Haywire.
It'll be the feel-good movie of the year.On the Geologic Internet Time Scale, the news of Osama bin Laden's death took place almost a century ago. We're already fondly recalling our whereabouts when we heard the fateful news (drinking beer and watching The Killing...NEVAR FORGET) and relivi ... More >>
Not only is failure not an option, it's not an accurate quoteForty-one years ago Apollo 13 blasted off from the Kennedy Space Center, and things went swimmingly for a while. Last year we listed our favorite dweebiest nit-picks about the movie; this year let's look at some favorite pieces of ... More >>
Shock-rocker Nixon foresees baby-making future for his music.
Jim BrickerZZ Top at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, September 2010While they take their sweet time getting around to record that long-anticipated, Rick Rubin-produced next album - which, at this point, could well come out a solid decade after their last, 2003's Mescalero - ZZ Top has be ... More >>
Sorry sweetheart, but even Tim Gunn would've made fun of those pants.There's been a lot of talk about bullies lately. The suicides of Rutgers student Tyler Clementi and Hamilton Middle School's Asher Brown have prompted renewed calls for bullying prevention, leading to things like the It Gets ... More >>
Photos by GroovehousePat Benatar House of Blues August 13, 2010 For more photos from Friday's show, see our slideshow here. For some reason whenever we saw people after Friday night's Pat Benatar show and they asked what we thought, all we could do was shrug our shoulders. Usually after a s ... More >>
Honestly, if Rocks Off had been around in the early '80s, we would have been the biggest damned Cyndi Lauper fan in this city. Our second favorite female artist would have been Pat Benatar, because gruff chicks who snap their fingers menacingly at the camera are foxy. Also, Lauper sang about ... More >>
Houston, ah, we have a big ass problem
John Hughes passed away yesterday at the age of 59, and In spite of the fact he hadn't done anything of note for almost 20 years (no, Baby's Day Out does not count), he long ago secured his reputation as the director who defined 80s teen cinema. An entire generation of Americans grew up pining for M ... More >>
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 >>
Polygamists live in a compound on our state's dry western plains
The Greatest Game cheats history, and just about everything else
A '60s British TV series gets an extreme makeover
Bill Paxton's Frailty is too twisted for its own good
Vertical Limit buries viewers under an avalanche of mind-numbing tragedies
A pumped-up U-571 recalls Wolfgang Petersen's famous German submarine drama
A Simple Plan spins gold from stark greed
Go bananas. Joe Young returns, better than ever.
Don't come looking for subtlety, but Titanic is a great big, romantic cornball success
Shirley MacLaine shines -- but she's the only bright spot in Terms of Endearment's sequel
What this year's movies portend for next year
Though not great, 1995 still produced some movies worth seeing (and reseeing)
Both corny and inspiring, Apollo 13 is about more than a space mission
Cameron and Schwarzenegger take action movies in a new, and interesting, direction