James Gray’s The Immigrant is more movie than 2014’s prepared for.
If you've never been to Farmers Branch, you haven't missed much. It's a neighborhood/suburban bubble/town engulfed by Dallas's urban sprawl, and it's such a bland place you'd probably never have noticed or heard tell of it until the city government enacted a controversial housing law back in May 2 ... More >>
Gained in translationLegend has it that back in that glorious half-season when Randy Johnson was mowing 'em down for the red-hot Astros, Drayton McLane thought up what he believed was a brilliant way to part Astros fans from still more money had one of his famous food-service brainstorms. He ... More >>
What Would Comprehensive Immigration Reform Look Like If the Feds Got Off Their Duffs?
We don't know what the folks at the upcoming WorldFest Houston Film Festival are loading their pipes with, but judging by the trailer for "Gooby", one the festival's official selections, we really want to score some. "Gooby" is the story of ah, um; we're guessing a space alien that looks like Jim ... More >>
Tom McCarthy's preachy liberal guilt dwarfs any good intentions
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Will Smith helps others find love, though probably not with this movie
Spielberg and Hanks spawn a daring new genre: the post-9/11 comedy
Continual crime, aging apartments and new activism collide as the fight for Fondren Southwest's soul rages onward
Searching for the First Rock Song
The INS defends our borders and deports immigrant criminals. Sometimes, though, in its zeal, it tosses out perfectly law-abiding, hardworking people too.
Giant crepes? Hot and spicy cereals? Anand Bhavan provides vegetarians with some exotic options.