Katy Perry Toyota Center, October 10 & 11 People can hate on pop concerts all they want, but they're probably viewing them all wrong. If they attend expecting a musical experience that rattles their very core, they will likely be disappointed. But approach it as a spectacle, and the experience is a ... More >>
Islands Walters, September 6 Given the recent excitement of the Unicorns' first shows in a decade, opening some recent Arcade Fire dates, the good news that their Canadian indie successors Islands are headed back to town for the first time in a while should make a few townies happy. The show should ... More >>
Orson Welles’s tattered, glorious Othello returns.
Will all of this rich Texas dirt hurt Perry's 2016 Presidential aspirations?
John Egan The Big Easy, February 3 Solo bluesman John Egan sings in a tone that suggests someone is constantly walking over his grave, and his lyrics are loaded with bad mojo like nature gone haywire and apocalyptic visions. All he needs live is his National Resonator, one of those shiny silver gui ... More >>
A rough and inevitably incomplete guide to the taxonomy of spoilers
Before Midnight's lovers face the darkness.
What's the greatest science fiction film of all time? If you didn't just go, "Oh, Blade Runner," I want you now to imagine me shooting you the bird as I walk away. As I was re-watching it for the ump-teenth time the other afternoon, I couldn't help but get hungry when Deckard was eating at the noo ... More >>
Clint Eastwood's inspired take on a giant of the 20th Century in J. Edgar.
Here we are at long last, folks. Here are the top 5 hilarious rap tunes of all time. It was tough to decide who would rule the roost. Seriously, we thought harder about this than we did over naming our daughter. In the end, we think we've saved the best for last. If you've missed the rest o ... More >>
dishuponastar.wordpress.comRecently, Rocks Off was sitting here predicting the end of the world, like we do most weeks, when we got the opportunity to plug one of our favorite animated films of all time, Rock and Rule. Now, there are lots of cool things about this film: The soundtrack is awes ... More >>
Only this time, no cropped shirts.Or maybe even "Okay News/Bad News," depending on your feelings regarding San Dimas High School football. That's right, the rumors you've heard may or may not be true in that a third Bill and Ted movie might or might not be getting made: Keanu Reeves has be ... More >>
Most of my life has been spent seeking out a unifying theory of suckitude in the entertainment universe, "entertainment" in this sense meaning movies, music, and television. Originally, I'd hoped to find someone whose utter horribleness spanned the entire artistic firmament (including literat ... More >>
When it comes to movie remakes, I always think of Die Hard. Specifically, this Alan Rickman line: Sooner or later, I might get to someone you do care about! Granted, he was trying to force McClane to tell him where his detonators were, but the same sentiment applies to "reimagining" our fav ... More >>
This show gives UH students a turn to be on display
Quentin Tarantino was already at the top of his game with his debut film
So they’re going to remake Footloose. Hear that? It’s the sound of my teenage soul curling up and dying a slow, agonizing death. Remake Footloose?!?!? I don’t think so. Footloose. The film that taught me how to use the Bible effectively to make an argument. (Ecclesiastes 3: “To every ... More >>