Grand Piano’s Elijah Wood gives his all to indie thrillers.
Grand Piano is all suspenseful invention.
It turns out that about the time Bruce Willis and his crew of oil-field workers were on a fictional asteroid trying to prevent it from destroying the world in the movie Armageddon, the folks over at NASA were actually starting up a program to try and spot incoming asteroids the way that guy on the T ... More >>
Movie by movie, here's how to get the most out of this summer without having to cake on sunscreen.
Rom-com too scattered to transcend its genre.
Today Richard Nixon would have turned 99 years old, though he passed on to the big country club in the sky back in April 1994, at the age of 81. His wife Pat passed on the year previous, and Nixon was active until the end of his life, still making appearances and granting interviews, as the stains o ... More >>
Today is World AIDS Day. The theme this year is "Getting to Zero," focusing on zero AIDS related deaths. In hopes of achieving this goal, there has been many a celebrity to endorse AIDS awareness and various charities around the world. Quite a few musicians have used their celebrity status ... More >>
May the best...oh, who am I kidding?Two hours. We're down to three contestants and the program last night lingered for two freaking hours. It's hard to blame Fox. NBC is coming up on the outside with The Voice, ABC has a slew of new programs debuting in the fall (a reboot of Charlie's Angels ... More >>
Yeah, yeah -- tradition yadda, yadda, yaddaManchester United F.C. will be making their first trip to Houston as they play the MLS All-Stars at Reliant Stadium Wednesday. As one of soccer's most successful and most recognizable clubs, Man U is the sole reason why a record-sellout crowd is expected ... More >>
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Occasionally, you'll h ... More >>
Shane Acker creates an animated postapocalyptic hellscape in 9. WALL-E would never get out alive.
As the first night of ACL rolls on, a few more sightings from the festival crowds: He was from Scotland. Oddly enough. I was totally waiting to toss off some "Duh-Duh, what a loser" caption thing, but his being Scottish humbled me. Those guys are like Texans with brass balls. More after the jump. ... More >>
That whole talking animal genre? Let's be done with it
It takes a true Scotsman to get to the bottom of this whole Franz Ferdinand thing
Liev Schreiber adapts a best-selling novel, without the best results
Life and style outside the Loop are examined in "Fashioning Arcadia"
What's black and white and red all over? Sin City, pal.
The Martha Graham Dance Company defines modern movement
Why the best films of 2004 look like indies but aren't
Inside the Spotless Mind is a big and beating heart
The Return of the King rules
The Spy Kids go 3-D, but where are Mom and Dad?
The action's much meatier in Jackson's second Rings film
We're off to see the wonderful wizards of The Lord of the Rings
Adaptation of Willie Morris's childhood memoir has too many fleas
In The Ice Storm, promiscuity seems merely pathetic