Brittany Murphy

  • Music

    November 17, 2011

    Showcase Showdown

    Fifty bands, 11 stages and three music writers talking HPMA highlights.

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2011

    2011 HPMA Showcase: What's Up, Dad Rock?

    Checkout the slideshows of the bands and the crowd at the Houston Press Music Awards Showcase. Photo by Marco TorresHell City Kings​Josh Wolf, lead singer of rock and rollers Hell City Kings, is fantastic. And mesmerizing. And pasty. During his set at the HPMAs (Warehouse Live, 6 p.m.), he s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2010

    The Dead Revolt: Ask A Simple Question...

    ​Sooooooo... The Dead Revolt. They're loud, crash-bangy indie-rockers who tend to do very well here in the city. However, we are not here to tell you how awesome they are. We are here to talk about why someone would call their band The Dead Revolt. Most of us are revolted by the dead. Especia ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2010

    Eminem: 6 Ways He Can Still Screw Up His Comeback

    ​Marshall Mathers III has certainly enjoyed great success, but it hasn't been easy for the guy. He's had difficulty overcoming addiction and depression, and like many of us, he keeps returning to that one bad relationship over and over again. His latest album, Recovery, has brought him back in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2009

    The Week in TV: We Can Only Mock the Living

    ​It's almost Christmas, I'm tired of shopping, and I keep yelling "sharkfarts" at everyone. This was the week in TV Land: • Most of the major shows and networks were in repeats this week, which threw my viewing habits off a bit. It's not like I only watch the big four networks; in fact, I ... More >>

  • Music

    November 8, 2007
  • Film

    February 22, 2007

    Death Becomes her

    Writer-director Karen Moncrieff knows her way around a dead body

  • Film

    November 16, 2006

    Dance of the Penguin

    That whole talking animal genre? Let's be done with it

  • Calendar

    February 16, 2006
  • Film

    March 31, 2005

    Color Bind

    What's black and white and red all over? Sin City, pal.

  • Film

    August 5, 2004

    Nasty Girl

    In this Little Black Book you'll find a lot of mean people

  • Film

    January 1, 2004

    The Sorrow and the Pity

    In a year of big-screen sadness, our critics comfort those who triumphed

  • Film

    August 14, 2003

    Uptown Down

    Girls tries a tired lesson -- grow up, already

  • Film

    April 3, 2003

    The Kids Aren't Alright

    Fledgling director Jonas Akerlund spins the next hip dope flick

  • Film

    January 9, 2003

    Honeymoon? Sweet!

    In Just Married, Ashton Kutcher wonders, "Dude, where's the script?"

  • Film

    November 29, 2001

    Reality Bites

    Is it a new MTV show or is it Edward Burns's Sidewalks of New York?

  • Film

    September 27, 2001

    Can't Buy a Thrill

    Don't Say a Word has the budget, but not the brains, to chill us

  • Film

    July 13, 2000

    Whistlin' Trixie

    You'll lap it up as the title character in Alan Rudolph's quirky comedy trips over her own tongue

  • Film

    January 13, 2000


    Girl, Interrupted can't distinguish between crazy and normal adolescent turmoil

  • Film

    August 3, 1995

    Fashion Plate

    Clueless is an improbably entertaining time-waster