Photo by Brittanie SheyLittle Joe WashingtonIn 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 >>
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 >>
Our Ten Favorites from 2010 including Jackass 3D.
Davis Guggenheim ignores too many inconvenient truths in Waiting for "Superman."
Enjoy the great indoors!
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Full of itself and not half as funny as it thinks it is, this movie is simply tragic
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 >>
Your guide to the season's hottest films (and the other ones, too)
Director Wayne Wang searches for erotic truths at The Center of the World
Insipid Hollow Man uses science to explore the outer edges of puerile male aggression
The faux-noir Palmetto winks at the audience instead of staring it down
With the loopy, retro Saint, Val Kilmer has himself a new franchise
A blackout scratches civilization's thin veneer
Dead Man Walking finds no easy answers to the hard questions of capital punishment
Though not great, 1995 still produced some movies worth seeing (and reseeing)
At WorldFest, variety doesn't always prove spicy