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Bill Paxton

  • Film

    June 5, 2014

    Summer Movies Don’t Have to Suck

    Flicks to look into on the edge of tomorrow — and the next months

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2013

    12 Houston Chefs With Celebrity Doppelgangers: Restaurant Weeks Edition

    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 >>

  • Film

    August 1, 2013

    2 Guns Is Too Much of the Same Thing

    2 Guns is every movie you've seen before.

  • 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.

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2013

    Last Night: Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo at Stafford Centre

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2012

    Wait a Minute! Who Is That? Top 10 Videos With Famous Actor Cameos

    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.

  • Film

    January 19, 2012

    Girl Fight

    Steven Soderbergh and his MMA star make impact with Haywire.

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2011

    Pop Rocks: Lights, Camera, Osama

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2011

    Apollo 13 Launched 41 Years Ago: 5 Best Trivia Bits About the Film

    Not only is failure not an option, it's not an accurate quote​Forty-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 >>

  • Music

    February 24, 2011

    Mojo Working

    Shock-rocker Nixon foresees baby-making future for his music.

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2011

    ZZ Top To Receive Texas Medal Of Arts

    Jim BrickerZZ Top at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, September 2010​While 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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2010

    Jessica Simpson Feels The Pain Of Bullying Victims

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2010

    Friday Night: Pat Benatar At House Of Blues

    Photos by Groovehouse​Pat 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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2010

    Cyndi Lauper Vs. Pat Benatar: An '80s Lady Grudge Match

    ​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 >>

  • Calendar

    March 25, 2010

    Screen on the Green: Apollo 13

    Houston, ah, we have a big ass problem

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2009

    The Five Most Obnoxious John Hughes Characters

    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 >>

  • 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 >>

  • News

    April 27, 2006

    Big Love, Texas-Style

    Polygamists live in a compound on our state's dry western plains

  • Home Entertainment

    October 27, 2005
  • Film

    September 29, 2005

    Played for Fools

    The Greatest Game cheats history, and just about everything else

  • Film

    July 29, 2004

    Thunder Rolls

    A '60s British TV series gets an extreme makeover

  • Film

    April 11, 2002

    The Lord's Work?

    Bill Paxton's Frailty is too twisted for its own good

  • Film

    December 7, 2000

    Movie-House Hypothermia

    Vertical Limit buries viewers under an avalanche of mind-numbing tragedies

  • Film

    April 20, 2000

    Boot Camp

    A pumped-up U-571 recalls Wolfgang Petersen's famous German submarine drama

  • Film

    January 21, 1999

    Wonderfully Wicked

    A Simple Plan spins gold from stark greed

  • Film

    December 31, 1998

    Admirable Ape

    Go bananas. Joe Young returns, better than ever.

  • Film

    December 31, 1998
  • Film

    December 18, 1997

    Schlock Poetry

    Don't come looking for subtlety, but Titanic is a great big, romantic cornball success

  • Film

    December 26, 1996

    Star Turn

    Shirley MacLaine shines -- but she's the only bright spot in Terms of Endearment's sequel

  • Film

    September 5, 1996

    Good-bye to Summer

    What this year's movies portend for next year

  • Film

    May 16, 1996
  • Film

    December 28, 1995

    The Year in Film

    Though not great, 1995 still produced some movies worth seeing (and reseeing)

  • Film

    July 6, 1995

    Moonstruck

    Both corny and inspiring, Apollo 13 is about more than a space mission

  • Film

    July 21, 1994

    Living With Lies

    Cameron and Schwarzenegger take action movies in a new, and interesting, direction

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