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Elisabeth Shue

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2011

    HPMA Preview: Nobody Leaves Without Singing The Blues Edition

    Photo by Brittanie SheyLittle Joe Washington​In the movie Adventures in Babysitting, Houston native bluesman Albert Collins inadvertently assists the getaway of young Elizabeth Shue (meow) and her charges from a gang of thugs, but only after she sings. Collins blocks the attackers with the sam ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2011

    Pop Rocks: "Getting Too Old For This Shit" - A Cinematic History

    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 >>

  • Film

    December 23, 2010

    Kickass Movies of the Year

    Our Ten Favorites from 2010 – including Jackass 3D.

  • Film

    October 7, 2010

    Remedial Ed

    Davis Guggenheim ignores too many inconvenient truths in Waiting for "Superman."

  • Film

    May 27, 2010
  • Blogs

    February 2, 2010

    Pop Rocks: Win A Couples Retreat DVD, And Discover The Five Best Paradise-Gone-Bad Movies

    ​A tropical retreat sounds pretty good right about now, as Houston begins yet another in a seemingly unending series of cold (well, relatively), rainy weeks. Unfortunately, in this economy the odds are slim that any of you can afford to just drop everything and jet off to Antigua for a weekend.As ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2010

    Pop Rocks: Why 2010 Is Going To Suck, Pt. 1

    I know I'm not the only person who feels like high-fiving everyone at the end of the holiday season, heady with the triumph of having survived another two weeks of forced jocularity, awkward family moments, bad TV, and worse music. The new year, with it's promise of fresh opportunities to screw up a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2009

    Game Time: Larusso Vs. Skywalker, The Death Match

    ​I'm not afraid to admit it, I'm a huge fan of The Karate Kid. And I'm not just talking "guilty pleasure" fan.No sir, not only do I actually own all three DVD's in the Karate Kid trilogy, but my Karate Kid III DVD actually has some scenes that skip because of wear and tear. Yeah, you heard me, t ... More >>

  • Music

    May 21, 2009
  • Film

    August 21, 2008

    Not to Be: Hamlet 2

    Full of itself and not half as funny as it thinks it is, this movie is simply tragic

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2007

    Miss Pop Rocks: My Sunday With Ralph Macchio

    This post may only speak to a certain cadre of ladies (and men) who love Ralph Macchio. If it doesn’t appeal to you, please feel free to move along. Now that I’m among friends, I’ll start off by saying that back in the day, I was in total hot love with the man. I mean, like, how could I no ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2007
  • Film

    June 14, 2007

    Get Inside. It's Summertime!

    Your guide to the season's hottest films (and the other ones, too)

  • Film

    May 3, 2001

    Lust Life

    Director Wayne Wang searches for erotic truths at The Center of the World

  • Film

    August 3, 2000

    Invisible Id

    Insipid Hollow Man uses science to explore the outer edges of puerile male aggression

  • Film

    February 19, 1998

    Twice Removed

    The faux-noir Palmetto winks at the audience instead of staring it down

  • Film

    December 25, 1997
  • Film

    April 3, 1997

    From Russia, with Love

    With the loopy, retro Saint, Val Kilmer has himself a new franchise

  • Film

    August 29, 1996

    Darkness

    A blackout scratches civilization's thin veneer

  • Film

    January 25, 1996

    Death and Doubts

    Dead Man Walking finds no easy answers to the hard questions of capital punishment

  • Film

    December 28, 1995

    The Year in Film

    Though not great, 1995 still produced some movies worth seeing (and reseeing)

  • Film

    April 14, 1994

    American Potluck

    At WorldFest, variety doesn't always prove spicy

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