Burt Reynolds

  • Film

    September 11, 2014

    Dolphin Tale 2 Is a Warm, Wise Animal Tale

    This sequel puts other sunny-weepy sea mammal flicks to shame

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2014

    The 5 Best Things to Eat or Drink This Weekend: Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend With Cod, Beer & Enchiladas

    Go Fish Weekend @ Khun Kay Thai Cafe Friday, 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., Saturday-Sunday, noon to 9:30 p.m., Monday, 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. 1209 Montrose Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start to summer and to Khun Kay Thai Cafe, that means it's time to go fishing. Today through Monday, the Thai rest ... More >>

  • Film

    May 9, 2013

    Assault on Wall Street

    Uwe Boll's solution to the crash? Bloodshed.

  • Culture

    August 23, 2012

    Houston Theater Awards

    From actors to designers, directors to technicians, the city's brightest talent gets its due.

  • Film

    August 9, 2012

    Whitney Houston, Actress

    Surveying the great diva's checkered film career.

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2012

    Moonshining On The Rise in East Texas

    For the second time this month, East Texas cops have broken up a moonshining operation. The latest case took place near Tyler, in tiny New Chapel Hill. Smith County Constables seized two stills belonging to one man whom they have charged with a misdemeanor, with more charges possibly pending. Cops ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2010

    Falcon Lake: Casting The Inevitable Lifetime Movie

    Tiffany Young-Hartley: Only Reese Witherspoon could do her justice​Okay, so it's time to get started on the script and casting for the movie about David and Tiffany's fateful Jet-Ski trip on Falcon Lake. First, what to name this movie? The Pirates of Falcon Lake will never do: it conjures Johnn ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 10, 2010

    The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas

    Enjoy "I Will Always Love You" on key and sans squeaks

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2009

    Lonesome Onry and Mean: Grant Langston's Plastic Honky-Tonk

     California, we have a problem. It is much the same problem we encounter with the whole Texas music phenomenon championed endlessly by Best In Texas music magazine: calculated, paint-by-the-numbers music and writing. This was one of LOM's chief criticisms of L.A. tonker David Serby's latest eff ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2009

    Farrah Fawcett: Unfortunately, These Movies Will Also Be Remembered

    Farrah Fawcett passed away today at the age of 62. Males of a certain generation (those born between 1900 and 1972) will always hold the former Jill Munroe in special esteem for the role she played in hastening their adolescence.There was that poster, for starters, and her short-lived but memorable ... More >>

  • Dining

    June 4, 2009
  • Blogs

    May 13, 2009

    For Wayne Dolcefino's Probation: Five Trespassing Movies

    KTRK's investigative reporter Wayne Dolcefino has done a fair amount of good, exposing mismanagement of taxpayer dollars and safety issues concerning the fire department and public schools.Then again, he also devotes significant energy to rooting out handicapped-parking cheats and wading chest-deep ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2009

    The Five Best Dom DeLuise Movies, Such As They Are

    Dom DeLuise -- actor, chef, and father of that guy who was on 21 Jump Street -- passed away Monday at the age of 75. Rather than wallow in misery and grief at the loss of another of cinema's titans, we prefer to look back fondly at a movie career mostly spent co-starring alongside Gene Wilder and B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2009

    R.I.P. Dom DeLuise

    According to multiple reports, actor, comedian, chef and cookbook author Dom DeLuise has passed away in Los Angeles at age 75. DeLuise starred in several Mel Brooks movies, including Blazing Saddles (above) and Spaceballs, as well as The End with Burt Reynolds, The Muppet Movie and just about every ... More >>

  • News

    April 16, 2009
  • Blogs

    March 20, 2009

    For The Rodeo: Five Not-So-Great Movie Horses

    Horses are a big part of any rodeo, and in the waning days of HLS&R 2009 it would be easy to whip up a list of movie horses that everyone knows, to wit: Seabiscuit, the Black Stallion (plus sequel), Black Beauty, and Trigger. Booooring. And while I realize this is a nation that has the energy to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2009

    Memo Re: Slap Shot Remake

    TO: President, Universal Pictures FROM: Script Department RE: Slap Shot Remake We received a copy of Peter Steinfeld's (21) first draft for the planned Slap Shot remake. Before we pass it on to the director currently attached to this project (Dean Parisot, Fun With Dick and Jane), we though ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2009

    Memo Re: Slap Shot Remake

    TO: President, Universal Pictures FROM: Script Department RE: Slap Shot Remake We received a copy of Peter Steinfeld's (21) first draft for the planned Slap Shot remake. Before we pass it on to the director currently attached to this project (Dean Parisot, Fun With Dick and Jane), we thought ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2009

    Artist of the Week: Shit City High

    Each Wednesday, Rocks Off arbitrarily appoints one lucky local performer or group "Artist of the Week," bestowing upon them all the fame and grandeur such a lofty title implies. Know a band or artist that isn't awful? Email their particulars to Regardless of genre, a m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2008

    Slo-Mo Football-Movie Finales: The Top Five

    It's football season, and while you gnaw your fingernails to the quick and learn to hate the name "Schaub," let's pause for a moment to remember all those great football-movie clichés. You know the biggest one: the desperate 4th-down play with three seconds left on the clock, unfurling in slow-moti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2008
  • Blogs

    July 26, 2007

    Cuz Nothing Says "Born Country" Like Rice University

    Burt Reynolds has nothing on Rice University’s Damen Hattori. Well, that may not be exactly true, but like Reynolds, Hattori is participating in a similar cross-country, no-holds-bar race like the one in the movie Cannonball Run. Hattori will be featured this coming Friday at 9 p.m. on the fina ... More >>

  • Home Entertainment

    February 22, 2007

    Channel Surfing

    There's more than one way to play with your Wii

  • Home Entertainment

    July 20, 2006
  • News

    June 1, 2006

    Holy Sh--!

    The most-hyped hurricane season ever is upon us

  • Home Entertainment

    January 5, 2006
  • Home Entertainment

    December 8, 2005
  • Music

    November 3, 2005

    Redneck Renaissance

    Gretchen Wilsons return to town makes us wonder, Whats really behind all these songs about Wal-Mart, cheap beer and NASCAR?

  • Film

    August 4, 2005

    White Trash

    There's nothing good about this remake of an awful ol' show

  • Film

    May 26, 2005

    Long Bomb

    Adam Sandler, a star quarterback? If only they were joking.

  • Culture

    May 26, 2005

    Excess Hollywood

    In the season of sequels and Happy Meal toys, '05 may be a pleasant surprise.

  • Calendar

    January 27, 2005

    Major Players

    A new book proves that The Games Do Count

  • Music

    January 13, 2005

    Method Rocking

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

  • Film

    August 19, 2004

    Paddled Senseless

    This send-up of Deliverance comes without a brain, too

  • News

    June 5, 2003

    Hard News, Baby

    After a tough sweeps month, KHOU turns to porno

  • Film

    April 4, 2002

    Independents' Day

    WorldFest is back with the best films you've never heard of

  • Calendar

    January 10, 2002

    Thus Spake Qwfwq

    These local artists are encouraging people to engage in risky behavior

  • Film

    December 14, 2000

    The Theater Shopping Network

    Apparently What Women Want is a feature-length commercial

  • Film

    August 31, 2000


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

  • Film

    June 1, 2000

    Mission 2: Successful

    With a head full of Notorious thoughts, director John Woo leads the charge in the visceral M:I-2

  • Film

    January 6, 2000

    Short Cuts

    Director borrows from the Robert Altman stylebook to create his Magnolia "masterpiece"

  • Film

    September 30, 1999

    Luck of the Puck

    Sweet irreverence works in Mystery, Alaska

  • News

    July 2, 1998

    Naked Ambition

    Peddling smut is this young man's version of the American Dream

  • Film

    October 16, 1997

    Porn Yesterday

    The hugely ambitious Boogie Nights revisits the sex-film world of the 1970s

  • Film

    April 3, 1997
  • Film

    July 4, 1996

    Hold the Creamed Corn

    Striptease captures the essence of Carl Hiaasen's darkly funny novel

  • Calendar

    May 23, 1996

    Beat the Heat!

    1996 Summer Guide

  • Music

    February 8, 1996

    Interstellar Drama

    After falling from grace, the Galactic Cowboys are back in the saddle again

  • Culture

    July 20, 1995

    Play With Your Food

    Houston's dinner theater leaves a bad taste in our critic's mouth

  • Culture

    April 14, 1994

    A Sermon from the Past

    In attitude and action, Purlie Victorious feels rooted in a more hopeful time