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Chris Cooper

  • Film

    November 24, 2011

    Mahnahmahmeh

    Muppets reboot can't quite get its act together.

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2011

    The 10 Worst Things Texas Has Given To The Modern World

    It's not nature's way, it's Houston's​If 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 >>

  • Film

    December 9, 2010

    Rich Man's Recession

    The Company Men takes pity on the emasculated executive.

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2010

    New On DVD: It's The End Of The World As We Know It, And John Cusack Feels Fine As He Cashes A Paycheck

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2009

    Houston 101: "Amarillo By Morning," One More Goddamn Time

    ​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 >>

  • 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 >>

  • Film

    March 20, 2008

    Married Life Is Far from Heaven

    Obviously inspired by Todd Haynes, this competent '50s domestic drama doesn't quite compare

  • Film

    November 1, 2007

    Here, Baby, Here

    Playing down-on-her-luck, Amy Ryan's star rises.

  • Film

    September 27, 2007

    The Kingdom

    Peter Berg sends Jamie Foxx to fight the enemy over there in The Kingdom

  • Film

    February 15, 2007

    Spy Vs. Spy

    Billy Ray takes on another liar: FBI traitor Robert Hanssen

  • Film

    December 22, 2005
  • Film

    October 6, 2005

    Writes and Wrongs

    In Capote, a murder leads to a masterpiece leads to an undoing

  • Film

    September 16, 2004

    Vote No

    Silver City plants a shrub where it wants to dig up a Bush

  • Film

    July 24, 2003

    Making Book

    Seabiscuit is a good enough breed to overtake other summer movies

  • Film

    January 9, 2003

    Adapt This

    If being Charlie Kaufman is no fun, watching Charlie Kaufman is a real drag

  • Film

    June 13, 2002

    Bourne Free

    Matt Damon plays an assassin searching for his Identity in a film that doesn't dumb you to death

  • Film

    September 23, 1999

    Bold Beauty

    The hilarious and heartbreaking demise of a family

  • Film

    February 18, 1999

    Retro Rocket

    Sputnik-inspired October Sky runs hot and coal

  • Film

    January 29, 1998

    Porcelain Pop

    Beautiful around the edges, Great Expectations is wispy at the core

  • Film

    July 25, 1996

    Black, White and a Few Shades of Gray

    A Time to Kill does John Grisham proud

  • Film

    June 27, 1996
  • Film

    June 27, 1996

    The Lies of Texas

    In Lone Star, a modern border town confronts race, murder and history

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