There is a blink-and-you'll-miss-it scene in Brewster McCloud -- the movie set in Houston that wasn't Reality Bites or Terms of Endearment -- in which you can spot a multicolored billboard on the side of Main Street for Poppa Burger. The building on the other side of the street is the M&M Building, ... More >>
Houston Babylon, the feature coming out this week, dissects a few of the creepiest and most chilling events in Houston history. In coming up with four of those tales, we stumbled over many more -- too many to fit the print edition.
All this week we'll bring you some extra, online-only stories. Che ... More >>
Roger Ebert is a happy man: "Altman's "Brewster McCloud" is *finally* on DVD!" he's just tweeted.You should be happy, too, if you have any interest in seeing old Houston.The 1970 film -- which, frankly, we haven't heard great things about -- was filmed in Houston. It's known for the semi-iconic scen ... More >>
Blockbuster has put out an interactive "Road Trip" map for the summer, listing locations where great movies have been shot.Sixteen of the listed films are in Texas. The number of those shot in Houston? Zero.Included are Bonnie & Clyde (Dallas) and Dazed and Confused (Austin), but even the TV sho ... More >>