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Drew Barrymore

  • Film

    February 27, 2014

    Who Killed the Romantic Comedy?

    Rom-coms used to be a cash cow — and wildly popular with audiences. What happened?

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2012

    Pinot Grigio, I Love You Just the Way You Are

    "Italy's finest white wine," reads the copy in an advertisement for Pinot Grigio that appeared in an issue of New York published in November, 1980, "magnificently dry with a beautiful straw-like color, Cavit Pinot Grigio has opened to rave reviews from wine critics. If you love white wine, discover ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2012

    Celebrity Wine: Tasting Notes for (Drew) Barrymore Pinot Grigio

    According to the Decordi winery's website, "the 2011 Barrymore Pinot Grigio Delle Venezie IGT is a dry and fruity wine made with grapes from the Veneto, Friuli and South Tyrol regions." The Decordi winemaking facility is located in Cremona (in the region of Lombardy), a two-hour drive -- minimum -- ... More >>

  • Dining

    August 30, 2012

    The Best Beer Labels

    The most iconic and creative on Texas shelves.

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2012

    Skin Contact Is How Wines Get (or Don't Get) Their Color

    Last week's post on our Pinot Grigio Nation reminded me of the first time I visited a winery, when I was 20 years old. I was a senior in college at U.C.L.A. (majoring in Italian), and I made a road trip to northern California with some European friends to visit the wine country. During a tour of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2012

    Pinot Grigio Nation

    "Soon as we walk through the door," sang Mariah Carey in her 2008 hit, "Migrate," "Fellas be grabbin' at us like yo / Tryin' to get us going off the Patron / We sippin' Grigio... slow." These lines came to mind last night when the day's umpteenth press release caught my eye from an over-saturated i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2012

    The Big Miracle: Drew Barrymore Movies Are Actually Great

    Drew Barrymore's latest movie, Big Miracle, a stirring tale in which John Krasinski, Ted Danson, Dermot Mulroney and Kristen Bell work to save the lives of two whales, debuts nationwide on February 3. Dinner tables everywhere are already erupting over how cheap and gimmicky it looks, with certain pe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2012

    Pop Rocks: And Now, Your Least Anticipated Movies of 2012

    The end of the year is always a nice time for going to the theater. Studios are desperate to cram anything they want for "awards consideration" into the final two weeks of December, leading to a larger than usual number of thoughtful, well-made films available for your holiday viewing pleasure. Yea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2012

    Pop Rocks: The Least Anticipated Movies of 2012

    The end of the year is always a nice time for going to the theater. Studios are desperate to cram anything they want for "awards consideration" into the final two weeks of December, leading to a larger than usual number of thoughtful, well-made films available for your holiday viewing pleasure. Yea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2011

    Swagometer: Brawling Strippers & Fat Tony's Filthy New Band Name

    Despite what you may have heard, swag isn't dead yet; at least not in Houston. Have any swagged-out projects or general ideas? E-mail alliswagoner@gmail.com. Ryan GrimesBest. Photo. Ever.​Aside from working every day at Girls Rock Camp Houston, this week provided Rocks Off with its usually co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2011

    Idol Beat: Goodbye, You Lizard Scum

    ​I know the episodes of American Idol I'm watching were filmed months ago, and that what I'm seeing is not taking place in simulcast with this week's...Snowphoon (seriously, do you know how hard it is to come up with a quasi-humorous pun for blizzard anymore?). Even so, it's hard not to recall ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2010

    The American Heist Steal Houston's Punk-Rock Hearts

    Each Wednesday, Rocks Off arbitrarily appoints one lucky local performer or group "Artist of the Week," bestowing upon them all the fame and grandeur such a lofty title implies. Know a band or artist that isn't awful? Email their particulars to sheaserrano@gmail.com. Photos by Ms. Blackout/ myspace ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 22, 2010

    I Love the '80s Month: E.T.

    Home is where the alien is

  • Film

    May 27, 2010
  • Calendar

    March 18, 2010

    Tamler Sommers

    A UH professor takes a stab at breaking down the idea of moral psychology

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2010

    Pop Rocks: Golden Bozos

    You know awards season is in full swing when all the celebrities converge upon the Beverly Hilton to get drunk and act like receiving an award from the same organization that once honored Pia Zadora is something to be proud of.That's right, it was Golden Globes night last Sunday. And while the just ... More >>

  • Film

    December 3, 2009

    Meet the Parent

    Father does not know best when father is De Niro in Everybody'sFine.

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2009

    Houston's Roller Grrls Headed To National Championship

    Photo by Danny Nguyen​The bad-ass chicks of Houston Roller Derby are competing in the national championships in Philly Nov. 13-15, so make sure you check 'em out at www.derbynewsnetwork.com. It's the first time the Houston Roller Derby league's travel team, HaRD Knocks, will compete in the Wo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2009

    This Is Why You're Fat: Now In Convenient Book Form!

    Back in February, we lauded one of our favorite food websites -- This Is Why You're Fat -- for bringing such monstrosities like the Corn Dog Pizza to our attention and for bringing the Deep Fried Mars Bar into the collective consciousness (we couldn't bear to be the only ones familiar with that abom ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2009

    The Week In TV: Seriously. You Need to Watch Community

    I know you think the only event of note last week in TV Land was the sad departure of Tom DeLay from Dancing With the Stars. But Dazzle Me Dreamy's punk out was only the beginning. NBC canceled Southland, which is officially the first victim of uber-hack Jay Leno's primetime talk show. Granted, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2009

    The Five Worst Movies Being Shown On The International Space Station

    ​Maybe this has come out before -- the list seems to be a year old -- but we noticed today a story in the British paper The Guardian about the list of DVDs NASA has provided to the International Space Station.The actual list is here, released under the Freedom of Information Act. Movies are appare ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 11, 2009

    E.T.

    Web exclusive!

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2009

    Getting Trapped In The Magic Of Grey Gardens

    Photo courtesy Stages If you're a woman or a theater fan or introspective or a history buff or gay or a Kennedy buff or have a pulse -- not to mention, all of the above -- get yourself to Stages Repertory Theatre to see Grey Gardens!!   I'm pretty out of touch with everything except work t ... More >>

  • Film

    February 5, 2009

    We're just not that into He's Just Not That Into You

    The Complete Idiot's Guide to Dating

  • Calendar

    March 6, 2008

    Cinderella

    Houston Ballet presents a new version of an old classic

  • Calendar

    January 3, 2008

    Donnie Darko

    This 2001 film wears its cult sensibilities on its sleeve

  • Music

    September 20, 2007

    Being There

    The Sixth Annual Austin City Limits Festival feels like home...almost

  • Film

    March 22, 2007

    The Last Mimzy

    Movie mogul taps into his inner child

  • Film

    February 15, 2007

    Low Note

    Hugh Grant and Drew Barrymore do not make sweet, sweet music

  • Film

    August 11, 2005

    Get Gertie

    A man wants a Date with Drew, and he's not a stalker ... really

  • Film

    April 14, 2005

    For Love of the Game

    The Farrelly brothers swing straight and hit the sweet spot

  • Calendar

    January 6, 2005
  • Calendar

    September 23, 2004

    World Party

    Dubtex grooves with global drum 'n' bass

  • Music

    March 18, 2004

    Robbers on High Street

    Fine Lines (Scratchie/New Line)

  • Film

    February 12, 2004

    Adam 'n' Heave

    50 First Dates is a patchy toss-off strictly for Sandler fans

  • Film

    June 26, 2003

    Fallen Angels

    Charlies high-flying heroines kick ass, but not the sequel syndrome

  • Music

    November 21, 2002

    Gary Jules

    Friday, November 22

  • Film

    August 15, 2002

    Cruel Summer

    Looking for fun? Crush will leave you blue.

  • Film

    March 21, 2002

    Ouch!

    E.T. returns to heal our cynical hearts

  • Best of Houston

    September 20, 2001

    Best Jamaican Patties

    Bluemountain Cafe

  • Culture

    May 31, 2001

    Skip It

    Why the best teen movie of the year, based on a beloved novel, won't be in theaters

  • Film

    December 28, 2000

    Better in Pairs

    Generally a letdown, the year in film offered some well-crafted works that are best viewed as double features

  • Film

    November 2, 2000

    Fallen Angels

    Charlie's gang gives good jiggles but no plot

  • Film

    July 13, 2000

    Living in a Scream

    Scary Movie aims for all the obvious horror targets - and actually nails some

  • Film

    May 11, 2000

    Rave On

    Impressive Human Traffic isn't always pretty, much like the scene it covers

  • Film

    April 15, 1999

    True Drew's Delight and an Edgy Go

    Barrymore's light Never Been Kissed surpasses Liman

  • Film

    December 31, 1998
  • Film

    January 16, 1997

    Manhattan Melodies

    In Woody's world, everyone erupts into show tunes

  • Film

    June 1, 1995

    Flings, First and Final

    Two new romances approach doomed passion, as seen at different ages and stages

  • Film

    February 2, 1995
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