What critics who attack the director's borrowings miss.
All three of these DVDs were released in early December. They didn't make our cut then, but we thought we'd take one more look at them. The Found Footage Festival: Volume 1 (2004) and The Found Footage Festival: Volume 2 (2005) star Joe Pickett and Nick Prueher; Pickett and Prueher direct. The S ... More >>
The first?Time marches on. There comes a point in all of our lives when the inevitability of our eventual demise goes from esoteric concept to concrete fact. There's no set schedule for when awareness will strike; maybe it's the first time your back gives out, or when you find yourself squint ... More >>
In spite of Idol Beat's absence last week (I was undergoing treatment for nose hemorrhoids), Fox's karaoke juggernaut steamrollered on, topping the ratings once again for Wednesday and Thursday night. Last week's casualty, MySpace's Karen Rodriguez, wasn't much of a surprise. I mean, the bili ... More >>
Hopefully he learned a few tricks in Midnight Express.Americans, as a people, are fascinated by stories of outlaws. English bandit Robin Hood has been dead for 500 years (give or take) and they're still making crappy movies about him. And the Old West remains a fertile ground for tales of rom ... More >>
Quentin Tarantino unleashes the revengeful bride
It must be hell out there for a Hollywood actor. Not only is every role dissected by fans and eviscerated by critics, but no aspect of your personal life or fashion sense is left unexamined. And you'd better hope you die in as unexciting a manner as possible, lest your demise generate greater notor ... More >>
Paprika dreams a little crazy dream
There's a lot of money to be made in adoptions. Jennalee Ryan moved to Texas to continue doing that.
Saturday, February 4, at the Continental Club, 3700 Main, 713-529-9666.
The Bride's back for blood, this time without the mess
Kill Bill's missing something -- like, oh, a proper ending
A monk from a legendary Chinese temple brings his kung fu faith to the locals
It's a bare-knuckled fight for gory glory in this Texas twist on an ancient form known as submission fighting