Director Bill Condon never gives Benedict Cumberbatch room to act.
Skyfall is basically Downton Abby with cyber crime and shower sex.
Ryan Reynolds's bod is the asset in men-on-the-run thriller Safe House.
The 26th Law and the Media Seminar will feature a discussion of the legal, ethical and practical implications of WikiLeaks. The mega site that has released hundreds of documents to the media over the past couple years stirred up a firestorm of controversy over how this information should be h ... More >>
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy takes us back to the Cold War.
From Michael Lacey, executive editor of Village Voice Media Holdings: Updated: Here is the link to the full story of the media's betrayal of WikiLeaks. Where are the First Amendment's establishment warriors as government-spooked businesses try to shut down Wikileaks? Hackers with computers, not h ... More >>
If only all hit men were this good looking
Readers get another exciting thriller from the author of The Silent Man
Con man or super spook — either way, Roland Carnaby wasn't supposed to meet his death on a Houston highway in a high-speed chase with the cops.
After Guevara destroyed his family and his fortune, Gustavo Villoldo hunted the revolutionary leader to his grave.
Ridley Scott's latest is the post-9/11, tech-savvy terror thriller we deserve
The former head of MI5 signs and discusses her newest novel, Illegal Action
U.S. Congressman John Culberson, 7th District of Texas, sent out a note this afternoon reporting that the “Democrat led Congress has finally passed a responsible Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, (FISA), that President Bush can sign.” His note also included this snappy statement: “I am ... More >>
For decades now, the Central Intelligence Agency has reacted to most criticism by saying the agency’s successes are secret while their foul-ups are public. Pulitzer Prize-winning author Tim Weiner puts the lie to that assertion in Legacy of Ashes, a comprehensive, chronological study of the past ... More >>
True or false? This heist flick is too much fun to fact-check
Houston Press staffer Olivia Flores Alvarez was on the way to work this morning when she saw a caravan of six trucks hauling ...uh, well... we don't know what exactly. They look like something aeronautical but we're not sure what. What do you think these are?
We’ve heard of unmanned drones used for military operations, border patrols and battling wildfires. Now the Houston Police Department is apparently planning to employ the expensive aircraft to take on another menace: speeding drivers.
Sage Francis will perform Thursday, June 7, at Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, 713-225-5483. Buck 65, Alias and Buddy Wakefield also perform.
Edwin Wilson said he was still in touch with his former employer, the CIA, when he shipped explosives out of Houston to the Middle East. The CIA denied it. The CIA lied
Okay, really, you can only use the "shiite" joke once in a post, so we got nothing. The blogosphere is all abuzz about CQ National Security Editor Jeff Stein's recent interview with Rep. Silvestre Reyes of Texas, who has been tapped by incoming House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to head the Intelligence C ... More >>
Tom Stoppard's fractured view of East-West espionage comes to the Alley
The A-Team creator unleashes a Cold-hearted killer