Muppets reboot can't quite get its act together.
It's not nature's way, it's Houston'sIf we were to list all the great, terrific things Texas, Our Texas has given to civilization, we would be here all day. (Two words: Jessica Simpson.) Unfortunately, Texas has also gifted America and the world with some things the world and America would n ... More >>
The Company Men takes pity on the emasculated executive.
The only DVD released today that earned big bucks at the box office was the Sony Pictures apocalyptic thriller 2012. The year 2012 has long been predicted by various ancient cultures as the year the world will end (or at least end as we now know it). That idea's the basis for director Roland Emme ... More >>
Houston 101 is taking a bit of a road trip today in honor of George Strait. Our sister blog Rocks Off is counting down the days until Strait returns here for a non-rodeo appearance, and it put us in mind of the first time we'd heard a Strait song -- at the trial over one of the Texas political wo ... More >>
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 >>
Obviously inspired by Todd Haynes, this competent '50s domestic drama doesn't quite compare
Playing down-on-her-luck, Amy Ryan's star rises.
Peter Berg sends Jamie Foxx to fight the enemy over there in The Kingdom
Billy Ray takes on another liar: FBI traitor Robert Hanssen
The year in review
In Capote, a murder leads to a masterpiece leads to an undoing
Silver City plants a shrub where it wants to dig up a Bush
Seabiscuit is a good enough breed to overtake other summer movies
If being Charlie Kaufman is no fun, watching Charlie Kaufman is a real drag
Matt Damon plays an assassin searching for his Identity in a film that doesn't dumb you to death
The hilarious and heartbreaking demise of a family
Sputnik-inspired October Sky runs hot and coal
Beautiful around the edges, Great Expectations is wispy at the core
A Time to Kill does John Grisham proud
In Lone Star, a modern border town confronts race, murder and history