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Bruce Willis

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2014

    NASA (Kind of) Has Asteroid Retrieval Plans

    Nothing will make people less dubious about NASA's plan to lasso an asteroid like a plan. That must be what the folks at NASA are thinking, but more power to them, because they do indeed have something that is beginning to resemble a plan. See, NASA isn't sending astronauts to the moon anytime soo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2014

    One Writer's Most Profound Musical Man-Crushes

    The Man Crush. It's what made John Wayne an American icon. When The Duke was riding, it wasn't entirely acceptable for another man to admit an overwhelming fondness for him or his true grit. But, c'mon -- those movie theaters screening his films weren't exactly teeming with women. Nowadays we men ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2014

    NASA is Defending the Planet From Asteroids

    The asteroid that hit Russia came out of the sky just like we all thought it would -- a fireball meteor, a streak of light that landed with the impact of a bomb. We've seen it in the movies for years, but it seems NASA took the asteroid as a sign to really step up their anti-obliteration-of-the-Eart ... More >>

  • Film

    May 24, 2012
  • Blogs

    February 8, 2012

    Ain't Nobody Better: The LL Cool J Valentine's Day Playlist

    ​ Once upon a time, LL Cool J was merely a Kangol wearing rapper who aimed for the ladies long before urban radio knew of such things from rappers. Now, he's on CBS Tuesdays on an NCIS spinoff and is hosting The Grammys this year. Not bad for someone I thought would shrink into musical obscurity a ... More >>

  • Articles

    December 22, 2011
  • Blogs

    September 15, 2011

    Pop Rocks: We Must Avenge Patrick Swayze

    ​Assholes: Surf thriller "Point Break" will get a modern update by Alcon and Warner Bros., much to fans' chagrin. According to Deadline.com, the new version will be set in the world of extreme sports. Kurt Wimmer ("Salt," the upcoming "Total Recall" remake) has written the script for the ne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2011

    Pop Rocks: "Getting Too Old For This Shit" - A Cinematic History

    The first?​Time marches on. There comes a point in all of our lives when the inevitability of our eventual demise goes from esoteric concept to concrete fact. There's no set schedule for when awareness will strike; maybe it's the first time your back gives out, or when you find yourself squint ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2011

    Pop Rocks: By the Dumb's Early Light

    Apu chose an alternate path to citizenship​There's a scene in The American President -- Aaron Sorkin's pre-West Wing exercise in wishful liberalism -- when President Shepherd (Michael Douglas) describes America as "advanced citizenship." It's a nice thought, especially in the fantastical conte ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2011

    Oscar Night 2011: The Live Blog!

    ​We are only less than three hours out from bringing you live-blogging coverage, right here, of this year's Academy Awards, and we are more than excited to take you through the night for every win, loss, awful dress, awesome dress, foible, and foul-up Hollywood throws our way.

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2011

    Why the Golden Globes Are Relevant...No, Really

    Just as relevant as the Academy Awards. Sorry.​The 2011 awards season kicked off Sunday night with the 68th installment of the Golden Globes, a.k.a. That Awards Show No One in Hollywood Takes Seriously But They All Attend Anyway Because They're Too Chickenshit to Blow It Off. Though now that ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 9, 2010
  • Calendar

    November 18, 2010
  • Blogs

    July 29, 2010

    Remember Killa Cal-Wayne's About My Brother's Business?

    Houston's history is dotted with albums that, fairly or not, have been swept aside. We'll examine them here. Have an album that you think nobody knows about but should? Email sheaserrano@gmail.com. Killa Cal-Wayne About My Brother's Business (mixtape, 2010) ​As a rapper, Killa Cal-Wayne is s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2010

    The French Soccer Team: Five Movies That Would Have Ended Differently With Les Bleus In Them

    When the going gets tough....​France is in an uproar over their soccer team, which has not only sucked to an incredible degree in the World Cup but which has also gone on strike -- IN THE MIDDLE OF THE WORLD CUP -- because their feelings were hurt.Why did they strike? One of the players criticized ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2009

    Houston Music Fight Club: Brett Koshkin vs. Ceeplus Bad Knives, Late Nite Pie vs. Mai's, Nick Gaitan vs. ???

    ​This week brings three new bouts and a special announcement to all past winners and losers of our imaginary brawls on Houston Music Fight Club. Next Tuesday, Rocks Off is presenting David Fincher's Fight Club at our (mostly) weekly Movie Nite at the Mink. We would like all past winners and losers ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2009

    Rick Ross Is Completely Innocent and the Greatest Rapper Alive

    Welcome back to Five Spot. Every Friday, we'll examine a recent bit of music news and, sometimes awkwardly, tie it to a bit of Houston rap. It's five videos and occasional cussing. Send tips to introducingliston@gmail.com.​Last year, president of Don Diva magazine Sam Ferguson played a major role ... More >>

  • Music

    October 16, 2008
  • Film

    March 6, 2008

    Fast and Loose: The Bank Job

    True or false? This heist flick is too much fun to fact-check

  • Calendar

    December 20, 2007

    Die Hard

    The 1988 action smash is so stupid it’s brilliant

  • Home Entertainment

    November 22, 2007
  • Music

    August 23, 2007
  • Film

    March 22, 2007

    Shooter

    Who better to save America than an armed Mark Wahlberg? Seriously

  • Film

    February 22, 2007

    Fly Me to the Moon

    Astronaut Farmer dares to dream

  • Film

    January 11, 2007

    This is Their Brain on Drugs

    Cassavetes Jr. and Justin "in a box" Timberlake team up for real-life tale of killer potheads

  • Film

    December 28, 2006

    Same Old Story

    Sequels, prequels and threequels headline Hollywood 2007

  • Film

    April 6, 2006

    Sans Quentin

    Lucky Number Slevin plays Tarantino's game, without Tarantino's results

  • Film

    March 2, 2006

    Hard Ride

    Stuck with Bruce Willis in rush-hour traffic? You could always walk

  • Music

    November 17, 2005

    True Blue Confessions

    Let's join Madonna for a friendly round of Celebrity Breach of Confidentiality

  • Film

    March 31, 2005

    Color Bind

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

  • Music

    January 13, 2005

    Method Rocking

    Minnie Driver and Juliette Lewis have started bands. Come on, you know you're curious.

  • Film

    January 6, 2005

    Mute Button

    Michael Keaton hears dead people living in White Noise

  • Film

    June 26, 2003

    Fallen Angels

    Charlies high-flying heroines kick ass, but not the sequel syndrome

  • Calendar

    May 22, 2003

    My Way

    Stanley Jordan plays his own kind of jazz

  • Film

    March 20, 2003

    Take a Hike

    Gerry survives nicely on scant dialogue and ample images

  • Culture

    March 21, 2002

    FotoFatigue

    With 140 venues, FotoFest makes you suffer for your art

  • Film

    February 14, 2002

    Hart Failure

    Audiences are the real POWs in this unoriginal and ponderous Bruce Willis effort

  • Film

    December 28, 2000

    Better in Pairs

    Generally a letdown, the year in film offered some well-crafted works that are best viewed as double features

  • Film

    August 31, 2000

    God(grand)-fathers

    Aging mobsters just want a warm place to sleep in The Crew

  • Film

    May 18, 2000

    T-Rex in Mouse Ears

    The Mesozoic Era undergoes the Disney treatment in Dinosaur

  • Music

    April 20, 2000
  • News

    March 2, 2000

    Artful Dodging

    Alternative-theater operators believe the megaplex wars won't affect them

  • News

    June 17, 1999
  • Music

    January 7, 1999
  • News

    September 3, 1998
  • Film

    December 5, 1996

    Tunnel Vision

    Daylight is hopelessly dim

  • Film

    September 26, 1996

    Intensive Care

    After Extreme Measures, Hugh Grant's career is in stable condition

  • Film

    March 21, 1996
  • Film

    February 29, 1996
  • Film

    January 19, 1995

    Newman's Own

    In Nobody's Fool, Paul Newman shows he's not getting older, he's getting better

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