Pitt is the dad you want at the end of the world.
Check out our slideshow of the Texas Olympians competing in the 2012 Summer Games. ERMAHGERD, are you squee-ing with as much excitement for the Summer Olympic Games as I am? Seriously. I am counting down the minutes until I can leave work and check out the Danny Boyle-directed Opening Ceremonies th ... More >>
There's no doubt that Spike Jonze is an enigma of a director and artist. He's worked in all types of mediums: he filmed bullriders at the Astrodome, changed the world of skateboard videography, and visually recreated the brilliance of Maurice Sendak's Where The Wild Things Are. Plus, he's made us al ... More >>
Still the only crossover I'd pay to see.Anyone watch the MTV Movie Awards? Anyone? I didn't think so, mostly because I suspect the majority of Hair Balls/Art Attack readers are over the age of 12. And while I have no intention of revisiting the whole "'Music?"Television line of jokes, I did ... More >>
James Franco puts his mind to it in 127 Hours.
Sam Worthington thought he went to strange places, with odd natives, when he went to Pandorain Avatar. Just wait until he meets Southeast Texas.The Bayou blog informs us that details have been finalized on a new, very dark Michael Mann-produced film that involves murder most foul in an area most ... More >>
Looking back at Che, The Dark Knight, Milk, Slumdog Millionaire, Wall-E and many others, and looking ahead to 2009
The Houston Film Critics Society, of which yours truly is a member (along with the those two guys that used to work for the Chronicle, among others), just released their 2008 award winners. I'm already drafting a strong letter of protest haranguing my fellow HFCS members for failing to acknowledge R ... More >>
Racing to reignite the sun -- and our souls -- in Danny Boyle's sci-fi collage
War on zombies, war on terror, what's the diff?
Zombies rise again, this time from down under
In Millions, a little boy finds cash, and faith, in a duffel bag
Shaun of the Dead revives the zombie comedy with a U.K. twist
Intermission kicks through the debris of modern Ireland
Danny Boyle gets his mojo back in the dig-vid zombie flick 28 Days Later
Move over Trainspotting, Orphans balances despair with heart
However shallow, Leonardo DiCaprio delivers a baptism of blood
Acid House keeps the weird, dreary delights of Trainspotting
Twin Town isn't another Trainspotting -- but it's not bad, either
A needle, a junkie, a heroin habit -- welcome to Great Britain in the '90s