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Guy Ritchie

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2013

    Bizarre Acting Roles by 20 Famous Musicians

    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 >>

  • Film

    November 22, 2012

    Path of Khan

    Life of Pi star Irrfan Khan forges a cross-cultural career.

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2012

    Monte Pittman: Madonna's Texan Guitarist Has Deep Metal Roots

    Just a guess, but when Madonna played to tens of thousands of fans at Toyota Center last week, most of them probably didn't know that onstage with her was a member of one of the most severe metal bands of the past 20 years. Rewind: Last Night: Madonna at Toyota Center But it's true. Native Texan ... More >>

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    June 14, 2012
  • Blogs

    April 24, 2012

    Girl Gone Wild: Madonna's Top 10 Dance/Club Chart-Toppers

    For the past two weeks, Madonna's latest single, "Girl Gone Wild," has been sitting pretty at the top of Billboard's Hot Dance/Club Play chart. That's the chart that tabulates which songs are getting the most spins in discos and dance clubs. It's a cool, upbeat track about losing control of your de ... More >>

  • Film

    December 15, 2011

    Holmes, Sherlock Holmes

    Everyone's favorite Victorian detective gets a Bond makeover in Game of Shadows.

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2011

    Five Things Madonna Should Avoid For A Successful Super Bowl

    Lose the cigarette, for crying out loud. Super Bowl halftime shows are supposed to be tasteful.​Long rumored, now confirmed, Madonna will be the featured halftime performer at Super Bowl XLVI: She's also only the second major female artist (besides Fergie from the Black Eyed Peas) to grace th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2011

    Your Biggest Fan: When Rockers Get Stalkers

    cinemafestival/shutterstock.com​This past week a statement by pop institution Madonna helped put away one of her newest stalkers, Polish citizen Grzegorz Matlok, who broke into Madge's London home and the residence of her ex-hubby Guy Ritchie. Madonna submitted the statement to Southwark Crown ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2011

    Pop Rocks: For This Comic Book Summer, Five Superheroes Who Won't Be Getting Their Own Movies

    Dream on, fish boy.​We're well into summer blockbuster season, and even if you couldn't tell by the sweltering temperatures outside, you'd only need to look at the number of superhero movies -- both in theaters and about to be released -- to realize it. Thor started us off in May, and X-Men: ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2010

    Top Eight Worst Musician Vanity Film Projects

    ​Rocks Off won't speak for everyone, but if we ever found ourselves a platinum-selling artist, we kinda doubt we'd press our luck by veering off into the world of acting. We mean, it hardly ever works from the opposite direction (right, Don Johnson?), so what good can possibly come from assumi ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 1, 2010

    Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels

    The moral of the story is: Never play cards with mobsters

  • 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

    March 17, 2010

    For St. Patrick's Day: Five Iconic (And Not At All Stereotypical) Irish Characters

    It's St. Patrick's Day again, which means everyone not visibly non-white will claim Irish heritage to better justify their criminal alcohol abuse and the Celtics will -- for one day, at least -- be the most celebrated sports franchise in the land. You're probably all well acquainted with how to act ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2008

    There's Some Dispute On The NASA-Obama Dispute

    Yesterday we noted that the Orlando Sentinel was reporting that relations between the Obama transition team and NASA were little better than Madonna and Guy Ritchie.Today, however, everybody is insisting everything's beautiful, nothin' to see her, folks, move along. Sort of.Leading the "everything's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2008

    Ten Other Instances of "Sloppy Seconds"

    Sean Avery of the NHL's Dallas Stars was suspended for an indefinite period by the NHL on Tuesday for comments he made in Calgary on Tuesday. Speaking to reporters, he made a comment about several players dating his "sloppy seconds." And I know most of you in Houston would rather talk high school fo ... More >>

  • Music

    November 13, 2008

    Celebrity Wedding Present

    Who has the upper hand in various musician-celebrity marriages?

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2008
  • Film

    March 6, 2008

    Fast and Loose: The Bank Job

    True or false? This heist flick is too much fun to fact-check

  • Home Entertainment

    June 21, 2007
  • Film

    April 6, 2006

    Sans Quentin

    Lucky Number Slevin plays Tarantino's game, without Tarantino's results

  • Film

    February 23, 2006

    Scared Stiff

    Wayne Kramer's latest casts a Paul over the proceedings

  • Music

    October 7, 2004

    Wigged Gigs

    A selection of some of the wildest, weirdest, and most dangerous bands and shows in Houston history

  • Music

    July 31, 2003

    Everything Old Is New Again

    What do punks the Dropkick Murphys have in common with soulful Norah Jones? More than you think.

  • Film

    May 29, 2003

    Safe, Cracked

    The Italian Job, a remake better than the original, is a steal

  • Film

    May 16, 2002

    Salton Crackers

    A parade of crazies keeps this Sea afloat

  • Film

    January 18, 2001

    Playing Cool

    With Snatch, director Guy Ritchie desperately wants to be the Tarantino of the Thames

  • Film

    March 11, 1999

    Tarantino's Guy

    Hollywood has found a new director in the flawed Lock, Stock

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