Subject:

Christopher Lee

  • Calendar

    November 14, 2013
  • Film

    December 13, 2012

    Slouching Toward Erebor

    The Hobbit gets neither there nor back again.

  • Blogs

    January 2, 2012

    5 Franchises You Didn't Know Had Video Game Adaptations

    To be clear, turning franchises into video games is a scam to get people to buy them as presents. "Oh, you liked Buffy the Vampire Slayer? Here's the game they made about it. Happy Christmas." That sort of thing. For the most part the game designers are on a rushed deadline, and they generally resen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2011

    Think Warm Thoughts With the Dynamo's New Stadium. The Dynamo's Weird New Stadium

    Illustration from Populous​You may be cold now, but soon enough you'll be baking as you try to watch the Dynamo. Soon, though -- the 2012 season -- you'll be at least partially shaded, in the team's new stadium near downtown. Official drawings are out from lead architect Populous and they sh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2010

    Michael Lee's Magical Mythical Metal Is No Flashback

    ​Too much is too much, but way too much is perfect. Michael Lee is way too much. Lee's made his name as an editor and Emmy-nominated producer on everything from E! True Hollywood Story to Super Bowl post-game wrap-ups, but the San Antonio native was suckled at the teat of Van Halen and Judas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2010

    Rocky Horror Picture Show: The Ultimate Covers Mixtape

    ​The Rocky Horror Picture Show turns 35 this week. Rocks Off started going to the midnight queen of cult movies at the River Oaks Theater when we were just 15 years old, and has now strapped on high heels and corsets as part of the cast for the better part of a decade. It's an experience so ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 12, 2010

    The Hound of the Baskervilles

    When weather almost changed history

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2010

    Dennis Hopper, Tell Us A Tale Before You Go

    King Koopa has gone where Mario and Luigi cannot follow. Dennis Hopper, the Academy Award-nominated actor from films like Apocalypse Now, Blue Velvet, Easy Rider and yes, Super Mario Bros., passed away Saturday after a long fight with prostate cancer. While Hollywood mourns the death of one of its ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2010

    Christopher Lee Brooks, 26, Bayou Body Count No. 82

    ​What do you get when you throw a bar brawler and his pit bull at a lawman with a Taser and a gun?On Friday, at least, the answer was a dead man.It all started out at a sports bar along FM 1960 in northeast Harris County. A patron, Christopher Lee Brooks, had reportedly beaten a man unconscious, s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2010

    New On DVD: Elementary, My Dear Iron Man

    ​With his 2009 film Sherlock Holmes, out on DVD today, Robert Downey, Jr. joins a long line of distinguished and, hmmm, sometimes odd, actors to play Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's most famous detective. The first name that comes up is Basil Rathbone, who many consider the definitive Sherlock, making 14 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2009

    Pop Rocks: Sell Me On New Moon

    ​I'm going to step away from the sarcasm for a minute and present you with an honest overture that will hopefully foster understanding and goodwill between yours truly and certain segments of the Hair Balls readership. To wit: can somebody -- anybody -- tell me what tell me what the big deal is a ... More >>

  • Film

    May 19, 2005

    Sith Is It

    George Lucas at last delivers the Star Wars prequel we've been waiting for

  • Film

    December 16, 2004

    Sour Lemony

    Jim Carrey is in fine form, but the rest of Snicket is less fortunate

  • Film

    May 6, 2004

    Monster Makeover

    Van Helsing explodes movie legends with hip upgrades

  • Calendar

    April 1, 2004

    Those Bastards!

    Johnny Cash's legacy lives on

  • Film

    December 18, 2003

    Bow Down

    The Return of the King rules

  • Film

    January 2, 2003

    Art and Soul

    From our innermost insecurities to the wildest flights of fantasy, 2002 stimulated both heart and head

  • Film

    January 2, 2003

    The Year of Living Dangerously

    Cinema 2002 counterbalanced a treacherous world

  • Film

    December 19, 2002

    Orc Chops

    The action's much meatier in Jackson's second Rings film

  • Film

    May 16, 2002

    Shadows of the Empire

    George Lucas tries to reclaim his lost glory with Episode II

  • Film

    December 20, 2001

    In the Baggins

    We're off to see the wonderful wizards of The Lord of the Rings

  • Film

    January 25, 2001

    Going for the Jugular

    Shadow of the Vampire explores the parasitic impulses common to bloodsuckers and moviemakers

  • Film

    November 18, 1999

    Horseman, Pass By

    Sleepy Hollow looks great, but it's less filling than Washington Irving

  • Film

    December 28, 1995

    Camp Vamp

    Mel Brooks' Dracula isrise-from-the-dead funny

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