Burt Lancaster

  • Film

    March 7, 2013

    Oz the Great and Powerful

    This Oz is neither great nor powerful.

  • Film

    November 15, 2012

    Death of Cinema

    A short history of an art form's long passing.

  • News

    January 26, 2012

    Tea Party Princess

    Victoria Jackson went from the big leagues of comedy to the rabid right of modern politics.

  • Calendar

    March 3, 2011
  • Blogs

    December 10, 2009

    Cutout Bin: The 7 Deadly Sins on a '50s Circus-Movie Soundtrack

    ‚Äč One popular gripe regarding the demise of LP records is the loss of detail on the album covers. There can be no better example than this, the soundtrack for the all-but-forgotten 1956Burt Lancaster circus flick, Trapeze. There's so much going on in this cover it's amazing. Tiny trapezes, bicycli ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 26, 2008

    Five Worst Hangovers In The Movies

    The holidays are upon us, and whether you're dealing with 8-hour layovers at O'Hare or sleeping on your aunt's rollout bed with the bar that lays right across your sacroiliac joint or "entertaining" your brother and his brood of monstrous offspring, chances are you're going to drink. A lot. To help ... More >>

  • Music

    January 12, 2006

    Bayou City Music Mindbender, Part II

    Another chance to test your knowledge of local lore

  • Film

    February 24, 2000

    Good Trouble

    John Frankenheimer influences a new generation of thrill seekers with Reindeer Games

  • Dining

    May 14, 1998

    Rao Now

    A new owner drags the River Oaks Grill into the '90s -- or at least the late '70s

  • Film

    August 3, 1995

    The Wet Look

    Waterworld is a whirlpool of dazzling action, and muddled ideas