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Dennis Quaid

  • Film

    May 9, 2013
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    May 2, 2013

    Ramin Bahrani: Expand or Die

    For At Any Price director Ramin Bahrani, bigger films demand bigger targets.

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2012

    Meet Sunny: From BARC to Broadway

    ZZ Top, Dennis Quaid, Heaven's Gate cult co-founder Marshall Applewhite -- Houston has exported its share of talented entertainers, and now we'd like to add one more to the list: a Houston Bureau of Animal Regulation and Care adoptee named Sunny who will perform on Broadway in "Annie." The 2.5-yea ... More >>

  • Film

    May 17, 2012

    What to Expect When You're Expecting

    The narrow world view of the parent trap.

  • Calendar

    April 12, 2012
  • Blogs

    February 20, 2012

    For President's Day: The Best Movie Portrayals of 15 Presidents

    Portraying presidents on screen is always tricky. Crass imitation makes the thing look like a comedy skit, but completely ignoring the mannerisms and voice that people know doesn't work either. There have been some laughingly inept acting jobs when it comes to the 44 people who have been the countr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2012

    Pop Rocks: Katy Perry, Kim Kardashian -- Can the Celebrity Marriage Be Saved?

    Sometimes the jokes just write themselves. Russell Brand stands to land $20 million or more from his divorce from wife Katy Perry, reports said Monday. The British actor and comedian told New York magazine last year that he and Perry did not sign a prenuptial agreement. And since the two were marr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2012

    Pop Rocks: Is No Celebrity Marriage Sacred?

    Sometimes the jokes just write themselves. Russell Brand stands to land $20 million or more from his divorce from wife Katy Perry, reports said Monday. The British actor and comedian told New York magazine last year that he and Perry did not sign a prenuptial agreement. And since the two were marr ... More >>

  • Film

    October 13, 2011

    Footloose 2011

    There Will Always Be a Time to Dance

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2011

    And Now, the Least Anticipated Movies of Fall/Winter 2011

    ​Pop Rocks will return Thursday. The fall/winter movie season kicked off last weekend as Contagion dominated the box office (the highly touted Warrior, not so much). I've already covered, in some depth, those releases coming up in the remainder of 2011 that might merit a closer look. We learn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2011

    Pop Rocks: Can't We Just Leave D.B. Cooper Alone?

    On the plus side, maybe this guy can get a new gig.​This November marks the 40th anniversary of the hijacking of Northwest Flight #305 by a man calling himself "Dan Cooper." The hijacker, later erroneously referred to in the media as "D.B.," jumped out of the plane at an altitude of 10,000 fee ... More >>

  • News

    April 28, 2011

    Doing Time, Wrongly

    Finally, a chat with our cover subject.

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2011

    Our San Jacinto Quiz, Including Silk Underwear, Syphilis and Dennis Quaid

    Good thing he wasn't named Sam Schnackenpfefferhausen​Today marks the 175th anniversary of the Battle of San Jacinto, the glorious day when a ragtag Texan army surprised a siesta-enjoying Mexican force and won independence for the Lone Star State. The battle, fought near present-day Refinery ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2011

    Apollo 14 Splashed Down 40 Years Ago Today: Six Odd Things About It

    A collectible version of the only Apollo 14 moment most people remember​Apollo 14 -- the safely numbered one after that, um, other one -- splashed down 40 years ago today. Since there were no dancing-on-the-edge death-defying dramatic escapes on this one, the mission is largely lost to histor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2011

    20 Musician Biopics Currently In Development Hell

    Happy birthday, Janis.​News came down last week that Sacha Baron Cohen will be stepping into the rhinestones and glitter as Queen icon Freddie Mercury. It's been a long time coming for Cohen, the Borat and Bruno star who is slowly becoming his generation's Peter Sellers and has been rumored to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2011

    The 10 Sexiest (Male) Texans Of Our Lifetime

    Last week we gave you our 10 Sexiest Texans of Our Lifetime. It was a list that was, admittedly, vagina-biased. We make it up to the people who love guys with this definitive list, which involved more asking around than the first one. Here are, then, the 10 sexiest Texas men of our lives: 10. Sea ... More >>

  • Music

    August 26, 2010

    The Ladies' Man

    Meat Loaf says he's outdone Bat Out of Hell

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2010

    Pop Rocks: With Friends Like These

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2010

    Today's DVDs: Good Actors In Bad Movies -- Legion, Edge of Darkness and Daybreakers

    ​Stick your hopes for quality cinematic releases back in your pocket. This week's list of DVD releases is topped by a trio of B-movie action flicks that star some A-list names: Legion with Paul Bettany, Charles Dutton and Dennis Quaid, Edge of Darkness with Mel Gibson and Daybr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2010

    Jimi Hendrix's Pyromania And 5 Other Great Moments In Instrument Destruction

    ​ We've all seen the famous footage of Jimi Hendrix humping, burning, and finally smashing his guitar to bits at the Monterey Pop Festival in 1967. What not many people realize is he initially performed this act of musical instrument immolation some months before, at the suggestion of writer Keith ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2009

    More Trouble For Bellaire's Randy Quaid

    ​Who ever though that Dennis Quaid -- the guy who got in a custody battle with Meg Ryan over their guru -- would turn out to seem the sane one in the Quaid family? Dennis' older brother Randy has stepped in it again, missing a court appearance in California and thus engendering an arrest w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2009

    Win A Free Public Enemies DVD; Check Out Five Other "Enemy" Movies

    Johnny Depp is the "sexiest man alive." I know this because it's what I've been told by People magazine, my wife, all my wife's friends, my sister, and that girl I dated in college who used to make me watch 21 Jump Street before she'd allow me to get her clothes off.He's also the star of Public Ene ... More >>

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    August 29, 2008
  • Film

    April 10, 2008

    Ordinary Smart People

    Intelligence goes soft in this more obvious than smart rom-com

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    March 12, 2008
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    February 21, 2008
  • Music

    October 25, 2007

    High Spirits

    The haunted (or is it?) history of 3700 Main

  • Home Entertainment

    October 19, 2006
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    April 20, 2006

    Tube Boobs

    American Dreamz's nation of idiots lands a little close to home

  • Film

    November 24, 2005

    All Yours

    Yours, Mine & Ours lowers the bar for miserable remakes

  • Film

    January 13, 2005

    About a Man

    In Good Company is wonderfully funny, a bit sad and unmistakably real

  • Music

    January 6, 2005

    Guilty Pleasures, Part II

    More music figures confess their deep, dark secrets

  • Film

    December 23, 2004

    From Major to Minor

    Why the best films of 2004 look like indies but aren't

  • Film

    December 9, 2004

    Faker's Dozen

    A rare superior sequel, Ocean's Twelve entertains with cinematic sleight of hand

  • News

    November 25, 2004

    Talking Turkey

    Time again to honor the best in Houston

  • Film

    April 8, 2004

    Messin' with Texas

    The Alamo gets what it always needed: a happy ending

  • Film

    October 30, 2003

    Ryan's Hope

    Jane Campion guides Meg Ryan through a stunning career transformation In the Cut

  • Film

    January 2, 2003

    Far from Happy

    The year's best featured plenty of sad white guys

  • Film

    November 21, 2002

    Moore, and Less

    Julianne is radiant in a pointless homage to the reel '50s

  • Film

    April 11, 2002

    The Lord's Work?

    Bill Paxton's Frailty is too twisted for its own good

  • Music

    August 9, 2001

    Playbill

    Willie Nelson's Family Picnic

  • Calendar

    June 7, 2001

    Nobody's Here

    You probably don't remember actor Marco Perella. Neither does Hollywood.

  • Film

    January 4, 2001

    War Games

    With Traffic, Steven Soderbergh takes an unblinking look at America's drug policies

  • Film

    December 7, 2000

    Hostage Crisis: Day 143

    Proof of Life kidnaps the audience and makes it beg for mercy

  • Film

    April 27, 2000

    New Frequency

    Filmmakers invent a sci-fi subgenre with this unique twist on time-travel flicks

  • Film

    December 23, 1999

    Paydirt!

    Oliver Stone delivers the ultimate guy movie with Any Given Sunday

  • Film

    January 21, 1999

    Heart Failure

    Carroll's impressive cast can't overcome this thin film

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    August 1, 1996
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    May 30, 1996

    Buddy and the Beast

    A pair of unlikely allies trade wisecracks and fight evil. The twist: one's a dragon.

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    June 30, 1994

    Uurrpp!

    Kevin Costner makes a mess of a cowboy legend

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