Subject:

Ewan McGregor

  • Calendar

    February 9, 2012
  • Blogs

    January 20, 2012

    Reviews For The Easily Distracted:
    Haywire

    Title: Haywire So Is Gina Carano The Next Big Action Star? She certainly has the acting chops for it. Uhhh... Exactly. Rating Using Random Objects Relevant To The Film: Two-and-a-half Jean Claude Van Dammes doing the splits out of five. Brief Plot Synopsis: Private security operative is betray ... More >>

  • Film

    January 19, 2012

    Odd Couple

    She fights like a guy, he grooms like a girl: Gina Carano and Channing Tatum make a good match in Haywire.

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2012

    You Bettah Work: 10 Rock/Pop Musicians Who Could Take Up Modeling

    Lucky for Lana Del Rey -- whose awkward-at-best Saturday Night Live performance last weekend left indie critics second-guessing her skill -- she has a backup career on which to fall, if needed. Last week, days before becoming a poor bundle of nerves on SNL, the up-and-(maybe)-coming songstress signe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2012

    Pop Rocks: Hit Me With Your Best Shot, Gina Carano

    Who doesn't love a woman with an Uzi? Oh, right: the Palestinians.​Steve Soderbergh, the director of Sex, Lies, and Videotape, Traffic, and The Limey has always had an experimental streak. This has come out particularly in recent years, with a remake of Solaris, something called The Girlfriend ... More >>

  • Film

    June 23, 2011

    Life's Second Act

    Graphic artist Mike Mills starts something new with Beginners.

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2011

    For Anthony Weiner, Eight Awkward Dongs From The Movies (NSFW)

    Did not make the cut.​In my review of The Hangover Part II, I made a comment about the seeming preponderance of male genitalia on the big screen lately. The phenomenon has been limited primarily to comedies because, let's face it, penises are pretty damn funny looking. Judging by that screeni ... More >>

  • Film

    December 16, 2010

    Gay and Gayer

    Jim Carrey and crew go balls-out in the raunchy, liberating Phillip Morris.

  • Film

    December 9, 2010

    Gay and Gayer

    Jim Carrey and crew go balls-out in the raunchy, liberating Phillip Morris.

  • Calendar

    November 11, 2010
  • Blogs

    October 14, 2010

    So Who Hasn't Gotten Naked?

    W Magazine: All about the art.​In the latest news from the Land That Talent Forgot, Kim Kardashian has gone starkers for the November issue of W Magazine: Kim Kardashian has bared all on the cover of a fashion magazine. The reality star, who turns 30 on Oct. 21, appears nude on W Magazine's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2010

    Loudon Wainwright III's Top Five Movie Roles

    ​Aside from being the dad of glam-folkie Rufus Wainwright and similarly talented sister Martha, Loudon Wainwright III is one of the most unsung singer-songwriters still strumming today. With his ex-wife, the late, great Kate McGarrigle, he was a part of a folk power-couple, and songs like "Ruf ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2010

    Jim Carrey's Gay Sex Scenes, Thanks To The Houston Press

    The Russian poster for the movie​Movieline, a great site for all your film needs, has been keeping track of the roller-coaster ride that is I Love You Phillip Morris, the Jim Carrey-Ewan McGregor film that is based on the book by Steve McVicker, which is based on stories he did for the Houston Pre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2010

    New On DVD: Elementary, My Dear Iron Man

    ​With his 2009 film Sherlock Holmes, out on DVD today, Robert Downey, Jr. joins a long line of distinguished and, hmmm, sometimes odd, actors to play Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's most famous detective. The first name that comes up is Basil Rathbone, who many consider the definitive Sherlock, making 14 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2009

    He Said She Said: Our Favorite Fictional Performers, Part 2

    ​Why is that sometimes the fictional bands in movie and television are cooler than real bands? Sadly, some of He Said's favorite bands don't even have albums or videos to speak of, because they don't even exist. The fun part is imagining how awesome their full-length records and tours would be. Th ... More >>

  • Film

    November 5, 2009

    Got Your Goat

    We don't mean to sound paranoid, but: Did aliens abduct George Clooney's sense of humor?

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2009

    He Said She Said: Ten Artists We Would Go Gay For

    ​It always happens: you and your friends toss back a few beers and the talk turns to what celebrities and models you find attractive. At first it starts out innocent enough, arguing the merits of Angelina Jolie, Megan Fox, Marissa Miller or Paula Deen. Well that last name is actually just our ... More >>

  • Film

    May 14, 2009

    Angels & Demons with Tom Hanks

    Another treat for whacked-out male conspiracy theorists

  • News

    February 19, 2009

    Living and Dying with Jim Carrey and Ewan McGregor Over Sundance

    How I turned some newspaper stories into a book which became a movie that caused those two guys to kiss

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2009

    Our Man At Sundance, Part Two: The Screening

    Former Houston Press reporter Steve McVicker is reporting from the Sundance Film Festival:Well, Sunday's screening of "our" film, I Love You Phillip Morris, came and went last night, with still no official word of having been snapped up by any major distribution company for mucho dollars. However ... More >>

  • News

    September 11, 2008

    The 99-Cent Dog Store

    It's low-rent, but legal

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2008

    From Houston Reporter To Jim Carrey Co-Star

    Jim Carrey and Ewan McGregor are the putative stars of I Love You Phillip Morris, but stealing the movie from them is Houstonian Steve McVicker. If his scenes don't end up on the cutting-room floor, that is. McVicker, a former reporter for the Houston Press and the Chronicle, wrote the book on whi ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 15, 2008

    Moulin Rouge

    Actors Nicole Kidman and Ewan McGregor camp it up in this musical fantasy

  • Film

    January 24, 2008
  • Film

    January 4, 2007

    Miss Congeniality

    Beatrix Potter gets an extreme makeover

  • Music

    June 8, 2006

    Scott Faingold Listens to Everything

    And comes up with a random smattering of tortured musings

  • Home Entertainment

    September 29, 2005
  • Film

    August 18, 2005

    Bird Droppings

    Disney's Valiant effort never leaves the hangar

  • Film

    July 21, 2005

    Send In the Clones

    Michael Bay's up to his old tricks -- now older than ever

  • Film

    May 19, 2005

    On the Dark Side

    Why Episode III isn't the movie it should have been

  • Film

    May 19, 2005

    Sith Is It

    George Lucas at last delivers the Star Wars prequel we've been waiting for

  • Film

    May 12, 2005

    Going Mental

    Mindhunters is truly stupid fun

  • Film

    March 10, 2005

    Talkin' 'Bot Love

    Like Big Fish for little kids, Robots works hard to please everyone

  • Film

    November 18, 2004

    Peter Panache

    J.M. Barrie gets a Hollywood makeover in Finding Neverland

  • Film

    April 29, 2004

    After the Fall

    Temptation flourishes in the garden of Young Adam

  • Film

    January 1, 2004

    Lying Liar

    A dad tells Big Fish tales to a son who can't believe his ears

  • Film

    May 15, 2003

    The Art Is a Lonely Hunter

    A retro Down with Love is suckin' in the '60s

  • Film

    May 16, 2002

    Shadows of the Empire

    George Lucas tries to reclaim his lost glory with Episode II

  • Film

    January 17, 2002

    Hell and Back

    Scott's Black Hawk Down pays grim, gritty homage to real-life warriors

  • Culture

    June 7, 2001

    The Great Escape

    Baz Luhrmann makes movies--and audiences--in his own image

  • Film

    May 31, 2001

    Yes, It Can-Can

    The delightfully eccentric Moulin Rouge giddily juggles eras

  • Film

    February 10, 2000

    Storming The Beach

    However shallow, Leonardo DiCaprio delivers a baptism of blood

  • Film

    May 20, 1999

    Episode I: What Did You Expect?

    It's Star Wars, all right

  • Film

    December 3, 1998

    Singing Praises

    Little Voice lights up the soul with humor and pathos

  • Film

    November 5, 1998

    Glam-rock Goldmine

    Stylish Velvet unfolds to reveal real substance

  • Film

    October 23, 1997
  • Film

    June 12, 1997

    The Write Stuff

    The Pillow Book successfully mixes calligraphy and sex

  • Film

    August 15, 1996
  • Film

    July 25, 1996

    Highs and Lows

    A needle, a junkie, a heroin habit -- welcome to Great Britain in the '90s

  • Film

    March 2, 1995
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