A 12 year short pays off in some of the director's finest work.
Flicks to look into on the edge of tomorrow — and the next months
This week marks the 20th anniversary of the release of Reality Bites, Houston's cinematic "'90s moment" starring Ethan Hawke's grunge locks and Winona Ryder's doily dress. It's a flawed film, and rather unsatisfying at times, but it's hardly without its charms -- quite like Houston itself, one might ... More >>
Walter Mitty is an uplifting crowd-pleaser.
The best movies this year that you had a chance to see.
The action is awesome, but does that hurt the message?
Before Midnight's lovers face the darkness.
Kristen Stewart and Garrett Hedlund chat about the film version of On the Road.
Always more than an ingenue, she's taking on everything that's wrong with movies - and she's bringing Chris Rock.
The Spice Girls?It's old news now, but the repercussions from California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's admission that he fathered a child with his longtime housekeeper have only just begun. Soon-to-be ex-wife Maria Shriver has hired Hollywood divorce lawyer Laura Wasser, his [legally recog ... More >>
Ricky Rozay will come thundering into town this Sunday. This is a most excellent situation. Saying that Ross is only a little intriguing is like saying that his waistline is only a little oversized; he is perhaps the world's most interesting pseudo-thug. Lots of people went yo-yo when he was ... More >>
Stick your hopes for quality cinematic releases back in your pocket. This week's list of DVD releases is topped by a trio of B-movie action flicks that star some A-list names: Legion with Paul Bettany, Charles Dutton and Dennis Quaid, Edge of Darkness with Mel Gibson and Daybr ... More >>
Photos by Marco Torres For more pictures from the show, see our slideshow here. 11:03 p.m.: This place is pretty well packed. 97.9 FM's G.T. is on stage. It's unclear whether he's the opening act or is just up there to fill time. He leans on a bunch of Houston classics to gain the support of the ... More >>
Get a double dose of the Houston skyline as you watch this film
A sleepy follow-up to Training Day, Brooklyn's Finest cops out.
Christmas, Christmas time is here. Time for ulcers to bleed freely and the roughly 22 percent of the U.S. population who identify themselves as "other than Christian" to smile through clenched jaws and wait for the adult contemporary stations to stop playing Bruce Springsteen's "Santa Claus is Comin ... More >>
Photo illustration by John Seaborn GrayWe admit, we never thought he had it in him, but apparently the Governator is capable of human cleverness - just like all non-cybernetic organisms. That is, if we accept that the acrostic in this veto message here isn't just a coincidence (read the first ... More >>
Best known for his work as a songwriter and guitarist with Norah Jones - he penned several songs for her first two albums, including the Grammy-winning "Don't Know Why" - New York-born Jesse Harris has had a long career in his own right, and as a producer and touring sideman for the likes of Sasha D ... 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. Like everyone else ... More >>
Sibling rivalry. Daddy issues. Infidelity. Sidney Lumet crafts one hell of a melodrama
Playing down-on-her-luck, Amy Ryan's star rises.
Venerable director returns with a devilish thriller.
Your guide to the season's hottest films (and the other ones, too)
Richard Linklater's ensemble polemic may just turn you off burgers for good
Richard Linklater's Scanner is a rotoscoped feast for freaks
Lord of War unloads one of the year's best cinema moments
This Assault attacks the original and does no damage
Macy's Impulse party is all about chic shopping
Delpy and Hawke reteam to ponder love Before Sunset
Local storytellers kick it up a notch with "Stories from the Edge"
Once more, Denzel's a good cop caught in a bad situation
Antoine Fuqua and Bruce Willis lend nobility to brutes
Narc desperately struggles to prove its grit
Simone teaches us an important lesson: Movies aren't real, duh
When it comes to producing movies, it's a fine art (or Art Linson)
Former friends reckon with reality in Linklater's Tape
Richard Linklater's Waking Life is as frustrating as it is stimulating
Denzel the narc finally takes a fine swagger into the darkness of Training Day
Linklater tries to break out of the slacker doldrums, but misfires
Beautiful around the edges, Great Expectations is wispy at the core
With subUrbia, the director of Slacker becomes one
Before Sunrise is something new from Richard Linklater -- a failure