When it comes to music, Jeff Bridges is not some dilettantish actor noodling around with a guitar. Inspired by Bob Dylan and the Beatles, he and a friend would play hootenannys at L.A. clubs like Ledbetter's while still in high school. Years later, while filming the infamous 1980 western Heaven's Ga ... More >>
Movie studios scramble to have big-name stars headline their films, but in many of my favorite movies, food is the star. Few things are better than pairing a foodie film with a great meal so we can enjoy ourselves just as much as the folks onscreen are enjoying their own aliments. In this series, we ... More >>
The movies to know from Sundance - and the year ahead.
Looking back on the year in movies, and what's coming in 2012.
Former Houston Press reporter Steve McVicker is reporting from the Sundance Film Festival: Despite the economy being in the crapper, and competition for A-list stars from the Obama inauguration, the 2009 Sundance Film Festival, with its film lovers, business types, and members of the press, has ... More >>
The red carpet and klieg lights are not far away for former Houston Press reporter Steve McVicker, who is headed to the Sundance Film Festival this weekend in connection with the Jim Carrey-Ewan McGregor movie made from the stories he wrote for us about a con man.I Love You Phillip Morris will featu ... More >>