After the much-anticipated Geto Boys reunion at this month's Free Press Summer Fest went off at only two-thirds strengh, resulting in thousands of disappointed fans, FPSF has announced a free makeup show scheduled for July 4 at House of Blues. The Boys' set in the high afternoon heat was delayed ab ... More >>
The Warehouse District is one of Houston's funkiest areas, as artists through the years have used the spaces north of downtown for every kind of art from plays to movies to painting to whatever. Now, if some web action is to be believed, the nature of the place may be changing. Houston Studios, wh ... More >>
Bro, how times have changed: 21 Jump Street now a buddy comedy.
It's a busy time of year for movie critic types. Many of us are butting up against deadlines for award nominations, watching lots of year-end screeners of some pretty memorable films by the likes of Terence Malick, Steve McQueen, and Lynne Ramsay, among others. But everyone needs a palate cl ... More >>
John RoyalMeet Matt Kassian, Twitter superstarFollowing athletes on Twitter can be boring. Most of the stuff they tweet is dull because they're afraid of offending any followers or making their coaches and/or teammates angry. Others use it primarily as a medium to promote themselves and wha ... More >>
That's a man, baby.Happy birthday, Tyler Perry. The media mogul is celebrating his 41st with the news that he topped Forbes list of highest paid men in entertainment: Thanks to five movies he has cranked out over the past two years and two TV series, Perry earned $130 million between May 20 ... More >>
Bad Teacher and the downside of equal rights in Hollywood.
Did not make the cut.In my review of The Hangover Part II, I made a comment about the seeming preponderance of male genitalia on the big screen lately. The phenomenon has been limited primarily to comedies because, let's face it, penises are pretty damn funny looking. Judging by that screeni ... More >>
It's Kind of a Funny Story imagines the mental ward as a hipster's paradise.
Aside from being the dad of glam-folkie Rufus Wainwright and similarly talented sister Martha, Loudon Wainwright III is one of the most unsung singer-songwriters still strumming today. With his ex-wife, the late, great Kate McGarrigle, he was a part of a folk power-couple, and songs like "Ruf ... More >>
Its the World Cup, only with love instead of soccer balls
Scott Pilgrim and Michael Cera get soul.
Reignite your soccer passion with 2002's scoring dramedy
If Chainsaws, Slackers and Spy Kids sounds like a titillating title for a book, it's only because the book itself deals with some of the most provocative indie films in recent cinematic history - many of them made by Texas-born filmmakers. The book is the work of Alison Macor, former film cr ... More >>
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Crude on the outside, sweet in the middle: Get Him to the Greek.
The Office's warehouse man reveals his latest stock of material
Paying homage to the '80s, from Hot Tub Time Machine to MacGruber.
Oscar-winning director Roman Polanski remains under house arrest in Switzerland, awaiting possible extradition to the United States for fleeing sentencing after pleading guilty to "unlawful sex" with a 13-year old in 1977. His attorneys are, naturally, fighting this possibility, while a numbe ... More >>
See a retrospective of the recently crowned Oscar winner's screen work
Enjoy ten days of cinematic bliss
Get a double dose of the Houston skyline as you watch this film
A father, a son and the woman they both love - a recipe for heartbreak
So, the deal is I'll be dead but really famous?
Wes Anderson brings his Wes Anderson-ness to animation — and it's a fantastic fit.
You used to be cool, John Cusack.We first noticed it in the 1980s, when "cool" didn't have a lot of meaning. People used the word in connection with Jan Hammer, the Go-Bots, and Kirk Cameron, which should give you an idea how lost we really were. But somehow you dodged the pitfalls of The Bre ... More >>
Graham Reynolds helps a classic film score
You are what you cook
Find out how clothes make the film
Margarita de la Vega Hurtado looks at Augusto Pinochet's political coup in Chile
Local comedians band together and embrace their dorkiness
Get a sneak peek at what Steve Mims has to offer
The man with ten thousand noises comes to Houston
Its a jolly fat man in a red suit vs. a guy with coal for eyes
Comedian-turned cast member of The Office heads to HoustComedian-turned cast member of The Office heads to Houston
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