Can an inexpensive sparkling wine be used successfully in a cocktail?
Look, I can get behind a good romantic comedy to celebrate Valentine's Day with. Addicted to Love is one of my favorite movies of all time, after all, but frankly, that genre has more sap than Bob Sapp if Bob Sapp were a maple tree... which would not be the most ridiculous thing Bob Sapp has done. ... More >>
It's a toss-up whether actors or musicians will go to greater lengths to make rent, but some musicians have even found themselves so hard up they've been forced to take an acting gig. Such is the case with the haystack-sized Sleepy LaBeef, who in 1968's The Exotic Ones appeared as the "Swamp Monster ... More >>
Kristen Stewart and Garrett Hedlund chat about the film version of On the Road.
Six ways of looking at Tom Waits, character actor.
On Its Centennial, Paramount Pictures Celebrates Its Peak: The 1970s
After much soul searching and agonizing (and in no way an attempt to drum up publicity in advance of his new movie), George Lucas has decided to retire from big budget movies: George Lucas's cinematic tribute to the Tuskegee Airmen, Red Tails, opens in theaters on Friday, and it might be the last ... More >>
This year, more than 2,500 wines were entered into the annual Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo's International Wine Competition. Of those entries, 736 were from Texas wineries. And of those Texas wineries, Messina Hof swept up 20 medals and the coveted title of Top Texas Wine for its 2004 Solara, whic ... More >>
That hair is PURPLE!!!!The Sixties were the Space Era, when astronauts were all anyone was talking about, except for dirty hippies and their loud music. TV was eager to jump on the bandwagon. Unfortunately, TV-series production wasn't as high-budget or sophisticated as it is today, so the re ... More >>
This is still better than he looked in The Wicker Man.Nicolas Cage was arrested in New Orleans last Friday for domestic abuse, disturbing the peace, and public drunkenness (or as we call it in my house, The Wife's Undergrad Spring Break Trifecta). Let me repeat that: Cage was arrested in New ... More >>
Alright, so Sofia Mini isn't technically champagne. It's a sparkling Blanc de Blancs from California made with a blend of Pinot Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc and Muscat grapes. But for the purposes of this post, as well as ease of description, I like to call it champagne in a can. Last year, I did ... More >>
From party girl to Oscar winner, Sofia Coppola's journey to Somewhere.
What does Francis Ford Coppola do well other than direct movies? You guessed it, you little oenophile/movie geek, you. Yes, Coppola makes some damn delicious wines in addition to creating some of the most iconic American movies ever to grace the silver screen. This canned concoction, however, ... More >>
Papa Coppola returns, successfully, to the clan in Tetro.
The Terminator is back. Plus lots of other movies we can't wait to see this season.
Zac Efron should stick to musicals.
Looking back at Che, The Dark Knight, Milk, Slumdog Millionaire, Wall-E and many others, and looking ahead to 2009
Francis Ford Coppolas 1974 cult hit gives viewers something to talk about
Coppola romanticizes his source material
The Police perform Friday, June 29, at the Toyota Center, 1510 Polk St., 713-627-9622. Fiction Plane also performs.
OutKast's depression-era hip-hop musical has a loving respect for the Old South
The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema caters to hungry film buffs
Suriyothai gives early Thailand an epic identity
Mark your calendars for next year -- the Cole twins' New Year's bash is going public
Without Elmer Bernstein, scores of movies wouldn't have sounded the same
Movie producer Robert Evans preserves his golden myth in The Kid Stays in the Picture
Romance gets retarded in Pumpkin
At long last, the Godfather's son makes his first film, and it was not easy
Peter Bogdanovich wasn't dead. He was just acting like it.
Owen Wilson goes down Behind Enemy Lines and lands in familiar terrain
Thousands of inmates rely annually on a capricious parole board for their freedom. Most, like George Dismukes, return to their cells without ever knowing why they were denied.
With his epic Ran, Kurosawa stared human desperation in the face until he could see a hopeful light
Sleepy Hollow looks great, but it's less filling than Washington Irving
The old were bold in an era of Hollywood mainstream misses
Enemy of the State parallels special prosecutor plots
Clichs are the real killers in the anemic action film Vampires
Make way for Master P's low-end version of Hollywood
Even Francis Ford Coppola can't make much of John Grisham
Michael Collins examines the man behind the IRA
Matilda is a girl wise beyond her years; Jack, a boy trapped in a man's body
Rice's festival of non-talkies shows that silence can be golden