Austin's singer-songwriter darling Aimee Bobruk will be in town at Anderson Fair this weekend, and to herald her arrival, she recently recorded a fantastic music video for her tune "Two of a Kind." It's a simple yet fetching throwback to the days of silent film, with Bobruk playing both her feminine ... More >>
Today would have been comedian Andy Kaufman's 64th birthday... assuming of course he isn't playing a really long practical joke on us all. Anyone else in the world and such a claim would be rightfully seen as conspiracy theory nuttery, but with Kaufman and his legendary dedication to character and c ... More >>
Celebrity chef Aquiles Chavez introduces Houston to the modern Mexican food he left behind in his home country.
Behold the doom of mankind.Yesterday the Library of Congress announced the 25 films selected by the U.S. National Film Preservation Board for inclusion in the National Film Registry. One of which, judging by online reaction, was a bit of a surprise: The Oscar-winning "Forrest Gump," Walt Dis ... More >>
Today, Google's logo looked like the image above and became a heated topic on Twitter. The logo -- referred to as a "doodle" -- had people wondering why anyone should celebrate the birthday of a dead guy and just who the hell Gregor Mendel was in the first place. In fact, Google regularly ... More >>
Photos by Marc BrubakerBruno Mars, Janelle Monae Reliant Arena May 18, 2011 See Bruno Mars, Janelle Monae and their fans, just the way they are, in our slideshow. Somewhere, Michael Jackson is smiling again. At last. The King of Pop may be gone, but he was very much there in spirit Wednesd ... More >>
Sloe gin is one of those products that people who overvalue the importance of spirit and liqueur knowledge reference to impress friends when ordering at a bar. You know the guy: For some reason, he always tries to get the bartender's attention by saying, "Hey, bud..." Then: "Can I get a Sloe ... More >>
Lights, camera and action - quietly, please!
Il Duce's scorned secret first wife gets hers in Vincere.
Today's your last chance to see Cirque Mechanics' Birdhouse Factory. An international cast of circus stars formerly with Cirque de Soleil, the Moscow Circus and Pickle Family Circus, Cirque Mechanics include contortionists, acrobats, clowns, and dancers.The Birdhouse Factory story is a simple ... More >>
It just takes a little imagination to go from widgets to wonderland
There's plenty of places to go this Halloween. Check out our updated listings.
Seems the Mink has found an old movie projector and is planning to put it to good use this evening. After a couple of Charlie Chaplin shorts, the bar will screen the superb 2007 documentary Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten, and even provide free popcorn. "A makeout row can be provided on reque ... More >>
Courtesy L.A. Weekly Well, Michael Jackson's funeral is over, and according to L.A. Weekly, the crowds in downtown L.A. are filing toward various overpasses to catch a glimpse of Jackson's hearse as the funeral procession winds its way toward the cemetery. Rocks Off doesn't want to use the word "ant ... More >>
Pola Negri was one of the first to bring the siren Carmen to the screen
Charlie Chaplin's post-WWII film is a comedy of murders
Ben Stiller's Hollywood send-up lacks firepower
I'm Not There and the changing face of Bob Dylan on film
Abby Banks explores the houses that punk built
What won't the best actor of his generation do for a role? Not much.
Silverstein knew how to get nasty
Spielberg and Hanks spawn a daring new genre: the post-9/11 comedy
Whether or not you speak español, you'll get ¡Cantinflas!
Emily Joyce stretches her legs at Inman@Lawing
Landlords and bounced checks abort the Fabulous Satellite Lounge's ten-year mission to rock the Heights
Gogol Bordello combines Balkan folk traditions with a theater of anarchy
Peter Bogdanovich works out his demons on Citizen Hearst
Actor-comic Eddie Izzard just wants to be loved
Houston mines international gold with the Pan-Cultural Film Festival
A not-subtle but unsettling Joe the King exposes child abuse
Chaplinesque Life uses humor against Holocaust horrors
Cantinflas kicks off the MFA's series of classic Mexican films