Catherine Zeta-Jones

  • Film

    July 18, 2013
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    February 14, 2013

    May Induce Queasy Pleasure

    Side Effects is well worth risking.

  • Film

    June 14, 2012

    Corporate Rock Still Sucks

    Rock of Ages posits Tom Cruise as a hair-metal god and hair metal as something un-awful.

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2011

    Pop Rocks: For This Comic Book Summer, Five Superheroes Who Won't Be Getting Their Own Movies

    Dream on, fish boy.​We're well into summer blockbuster season, and even if you couldn't tell by the sweltering temperatures outside, you'd only need to look at the number of superhero movies -- both in theaters and about to be released -- to realize it. Thor started us off in May, and X-Men: ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2011

    Photobombs Through the Ages

    The pinnacle of modern-day photobombing​Photobombing might have reached its peak at the Golden Globes when Michael Douglas PB'd his way into a picture with his wife Catherine Zeta-Jones and Angelina Jolie. The phenomenon has become popular on the internet, of course, and as with everything el ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2010

    Wine of the Week: Blackstone 2007 Sonoma Reserve Merlot

    ​After feeling pretty "meh" about the 2008 Blackstone Winemaker's Select Merlot a few months ago, I was skeptical opening this sample of the Sonoma Reserve, valued at around $20 and obviously from the same winery. Not sure whether it was the varietal or the process behind it, I thought I'd giv ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 18, 2010

    Tamler Sommers

    A UH professor takes a stab at breaking down the idea of moral psychology

  • Film

    December 17, 2009

    Destination Unknown

    Up in the Air steers clear of the predictable route, lands the emotion.

  • Articles

    December 10, 2009
  • Blogs

    June 11, 2009

    What You'll Be Missing Tomorrow If You Don't Get Your Digital-Converter TV Box

    The Great Digital TV Revolution occurs tomorrow, and Hair Balls is worried for those of you still clinging to your rabbit ears and MacGyvered-aluminum-foil towers. While we applaud those who have drawn a line in the sand and refused to feed the cable and satellite beasts, we urge you to get a govern ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2009

    Top Ten Food & Sex Scenes in the Movies

    In anticipation of Valentine's Day, we now repost this list from our archives. Dinner and a movie at home can be very romantic - especially with the right food and the right flick. Here's a list of the Top Ten Food & Sex Scenes in the Movies to consider while planning your "quiet" evening at home. ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 27, 2008

    Mostly Martha

    You are what you cook

  • Dining

    October 16, 2008

    Texas Wants Beer!

    Our state is the top beer market in the country, so why are we falling behind in the microbrewery movement?

  • Home Entertainment

    February 14, 2008
  • Blogs

    February 7, 2008

    Top Ten Food & Sex Scenes in the Movies

    Dinner and a movie at home can be very romantic - especially with the right food and the right flick. Here's a list of the Top Ten Food & Sex Scenes in the Movies to consider while planning your "quiet" evening at home. 1. 9 1/2 Weeks (1986) The scene with Kim Bassinger in front of the refrigerat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2007

    Miss Pop Rocks: Lloyd Dobler, How Could You?

    Let me say right up front that on a conscious level Miss Pop Rocks fully understands that John Cusack is not, in fact, Lloyd Dobler, star of the great 80s film Say Anything. Miss Pop Rocks knows that Lloyd Dobler is a fictional character, and that there is really probably no real boy out there who ... More >>

  • Film

    November 1, 2007
  • Film

    July 26, 2007

    No Reservations

    No Reservations is sweet and savory fare. Without the foam

  • Film

    June 14, 2007

    Get Inside. It's Summertime!

    Your guide to the season's hottest films (and the other ones, too)

  • Film

    November 16, 2006

    Royale Flush

    The Bond franchise takes a gamble on a new guy, and comes up aces

  • News

    May 11, 2006

    School's Out

    Dallas outshines Houston when one magazine rates education

  • Home Entertainment

    December 22, 2005
  • Calendar

    November 3, 2005
  • Film

    October 27, 2005

    Foiled Again

    Maybe it's time for this blade to stop swinging

  • Film

    December 9, 2004

    Faker's Dozen

    A rare superior sequel, Ocean's Twelve entertains with cinematic sleight of hand

  • Film

    June 17, 2004

    Playing On Fear

    Spielberg and Hanks spawn a daring new genre: the post-9/11 comedy

  • Film

    March 25, 2004

    Suth'n Comfort

    The Coens score big with Ladykillers -- thanks to Hanks

  • Film

    October 9, 2003

    A Ball, Screwed

    The Coens make a '40s comedy with a Cary named Clooney

  • Calendar

    July 24, 2003

    Funny Guy

    Neil Hamburger is so bad, he's good

  • News

    July 10, 2003

    Back Door to History

    Thank J.R. Quinn for the gay celebrations

  • Film

    May 29, 2003

    Think Different

    Could it be that this year's crop of summer movies requires a brain cell or two?

  • Culture

    January 23, 2003

    Blood Money

    Why John Cusack wouldn't do anything till he made this Hitler movie

  • Film

    January 2, 2003

    Tango and Cash

    Chicago dances its way through the origins of the celebrity crook

  • Film

    January 2, 2003

    Old Masters and Young Guns

    Filmmaking in 2002 wasn't just for the boys

  • Culture

    February 22, 2001

    Harden's Crossing

    She's finally been invited to the Oscar party, but what will she do after the ball?

  • Film

    January 4, 2001

    War Games

    With Traffic, Steven Soderbergh takes an unblinking look at America's drug policies

  • Film

    July 29, 1999

    Haunting Wanting

    Fear factor falls short in this glossy horror remake

  • Music

    July 15, 1999


    Ricky Martin, Jennifer Lopez, Jordan Knight, Juno

  • Film

    April 29, 1999

    Caught in the Act

    Connery's charisma flees from the feeble Entrapment

  • Film

    December 31, 1998
  • Film

    July 16, 1998

    Mark of the Zzzzs

    Lame Mask of Zorro lacks cojones

  • Film

    June 6, 1996

    The Happy Hero

    The Phantom delivers a comic-book masked guy from the days before angst