Over our extended weekend, we celebrated the birthday of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. But one other eventful birthday I'd like to bring to your attention is one on January 20, this past Sunday. That's the birthday of acclaimed director David Lynch. The visionary filmmaker turned 67 years old. I ... More >>
The United States has a lot on its plate these days. Things like the looming presidential election, whatever the hell is going on in the Middle East at the time of this writing, and just a general feeling of panic, paranoia and resigned fear. Rewind: Say No to Cee Lo: 5 Musicians Who Should Get Sit ... More >>
Jeff Luhnow traded Carlos Lee to the Los Angeles Dodgers last week. Lee dilly-dallied and whined about his taxes, so the Dodgers pulled out of the trade. It appeared that the Astros would thus be stuck with Lee for the rest of the season as the Dodgers were really, really, really desperate for anybo ... More >>
The Shakespeare exposé no one has been waiting for in Anonymous.
hiphopwired.comRocks Off counted 37 actor references in Hollywood FLOSS's new song, "Attack of Hollywood," so we decided to ask the rapper about some of his favorite actors, movies, and get up to speed on his upcoming project. Rcks Off: You're playing with Dead Prez tonight at Fitzgerald's. ... More >>
Oliver Stone's W. opened last week, to decidedly mixed reviews (not that any Houston critics got a chance to see it). While the movie may have received a lukewarm reception, George W. Bush's actual presidency - which is enjoying a 29% approval rating - is sure to go down as one of the worst of all t ... More >>
Not Quite Ripe
Your guide to the season's hottest films (and the other ones, too)
The ghosts of Takashi Shimizu's Ju-On series return -- again -- in The Grudge
The feds Spy something that begins with X
BW2 spoils the mystery of the original - while creating a few of its own
The summer's best action flick may be the animated Titan A. E., which borrows from the leaders of the genre
Lake Placid produces an adequate, if predictable, monster movie
Has Wim Wenders lost his mind?
Air Force One nose-dives into an ocean of ennui
David Lynch barrels down the Lost Highway and crashes into twisted brilliance
What this year's movies portend for next year
Independence Day has a concept. What it needs is a plot.
The stylish Last Seduction boasts a femme fatale to die for
At WorldFest, variety doesn't always prove spicy