When it comes to music, Jeff Bridges is not some dilettantish actor noodling around with a guitar. Inspired by Bob Dylan and the Beatles, he and a friend would play hootenannys at L.A. clubs like Ledbetter's while still in high school. Years later, while filming the infamous 1980 western Heaven's Ga ... More >>
Hudgens may be the best actor from the Disney teen machine.
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Note: Elvis Presley would be 78 years old today, if he had not (supposedly) died in Memphis in August 1977. This article originally appeared as part of Rocks Off's "Elvis Week" in January 2011, and still seems plausible two years later. Do you realize that Woody Allen, Julie Andrews, the dude who w ... More >>
Murder in a Small Town
Hard at work on his eighth novel, Deadwood author Pete Dexter still packs a punch.
Craig HlavatyYesterday was Bob Dylan's 70th birthday, and to honor the milestone, Rolling Stone releaseda list of the best 70 songs from his now 50-year-old catalog. With contributors like Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, David Crosby, and Tom Morello, they came up with a stellar list, a primer f ... More >>
Dawn McGeeSee more photos from Thursday's premiere in our slideshow. Rocks Off will admit we were skeptical going into Thursday night's premiere of Honky Tonk Blood at the River Oaks Theatre. It's not so much that we thought the idea of a black comedy set in the Houston music scene was dubio ... More >>
Do you realize that Woody Allen, Julie Andrews, the dude who was in the Darth Vader suit, and Ron Paul are all the same age as Elvis Presley would be on Saturday? Look at Woody Allen next time you see him on TMZ and just think, he's as old as Elvis. In order to get in the frame of mind to t ... More >>
Back with an update but the same sensibility, Todd Solondz returns with Life During Wartime.
Jeff Bridges shines as a country music has-been. Will the elusive Oscar finally be his?
The Bourne Comedian
Neither Tina Fey nor Amy Poehler seem the least bit invested in their surrogate mommy comedy
Tim Burton's gorgeously gruesome new film
Rush Hour 3 director Brett Ratner has been called a fauxteur, a womanizer and, worse, over budget. Why you should take him seriously anyway.
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Rallying all film rebels, John Waters's Cecil B. Demented cries, "Fassbinder or die!"
John Frankenheimer influences a new generation of thrill seekers with Reindeer Games
Gonzo Western The Quick and the Dead is ludicrously entertaining
A tasty noir treat is rescued from the video heap