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Happy Gilmore

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2013

    Forgotten Houston for Kids: Castle Golf and Games

    Miniature golf has seemed to hold a fascination with kids since it was invented, which is remarkable considering how freaking boring the grown-up version of the game is for those same children. From the early 1970s through the early part of this millennium, the place to get your putt-putt on was Cas ... More >>

  • Film

    July 11, 2013

    Adam Sandler’s Laziness: Why Nothing Changes in Movie After Movie

    Adam Sandler is successful because he’s lazy.

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2012

    Rob Zombie, Lord of Salem, Now a Twin of Evil on Tour

    Rob Zombie's career has played out like a good horror movie: A surprise at every turn. His '90s band White Zombie put a firm tongue in cheek (and a whole lotta metal) into Alice Cooper-style theatrics, and after 1996's Supersexy Swingin' Sounds, exited stage left as one of the most remix-friendly ha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2012

    New Wave Crazy: Blondie & Devo Hit Arena Theatre September 19 (UPDATED)

    UPDATE: According to Press Here Publicity, the venue is Arena Theatre, not Bayou Music Center. Everything else is the same. This makes me happier than anything on a Monday morning should. I listen to music in cycles, and for the past several months have been stuck in the '80s, more specifically any ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2011

    Pop Rocks: How Do You React To The Proposed Grown Ups Sequel? With Animated Gifs.

    ​It's a busy time of year for movie critic types. Many of us are butting up against deadlines for award nominations, watching lots of year-end screeners of some pretty memorable films by the likes of Terence Malick, Steve McQueen, and Lynne Ramsay, among others. But everyone needs a palate cl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2011

    Bye Bye, Black Eyed Peas. And Take _____________ With You

    I suppose "taking a break" before that Super Bowl performance was too much to ask: The Black Eyed Peas have denied rumors that they are breaking up but say they are taking a break from making music together for a while. "We are not breaking up," band member Taboo told Reuters on Monday at a lau ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2009

    9 Questions With Stephen Lynch a.k.a. Yusuf Mohammed

    Rocks Off was recently able to conduct an e-mail interview with comedian / musician Stephen Lynch, who plays tomorrow night (Saturday, April 4) at the Verizon Wireless Theater. Rocks Off: We'll get the dry, technical question out of the way first: what comes first, the music or the lyrics? Do they ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2009

    Memo Re: Slap Shot Remake

    TO: President, Universal Pictures FROM: Script Department RE: Slap Shot Remake We received a copy of Peter Steinfeld's (21) first draft for the planned Slap Shot remake. Before we pass it on to the director currently attached to this project (Dean Parisot, Fun With Dick and Jane), we though ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2009

    Memo Re: Slap Shot Remake

    TO: President, Universal Pictures FROM: Script Department RE: Slap Shot Remake We received a copy of Peter Steinfeld's (21) first draft for the planned Slap Shot remake. Before we pass it on to the director currently attached to this project (Dean Parisot, Fun With Dick and Jane), we thought ... More >>

  • Film

    June 5, 2008

    Hairpiece in the Middle East: You Don't Mess with the Zohan

    Adam Sandler returns as a Mossad baddie turned stylist, and the bubbies will love him

  • Film

    July 19, 2007

    I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry

    Two straight guys pretend to be gay and turn out to be humanists in Chuck & Larry

  • Film

    June 22, 2006

    Pause and Effect

    A truly universal remote leads to Sandler's best movie in years

  • Film

    February 12, 2004

    Adam 'n' Heave

    50 First Dates is a patchy toss-off strictly for Sandler fans

  • Film

    October 17, 2002

    Happy Gilmore Gets Serious

    Adam Sandler is deliberately disturbing in Punch-Drunk Love

  • Film

    June 27, 2002

    Dirty Deeds

    Someone oughta put a Capra in Sandler's ass

  • Music

    July 5, 2001

    A Punk Looks at 50

    Billy Idol's mind is still the devil's workshop

  • Culture

    June 29, 2000

    The Final Frontier

    Sci-fi conventions are where movie stars go to burn brightly one more time

  • Film

    June 24, 1999

    Perfect Pop

    Sandler shines in the clever comedy Big Daddy

  • Music

    March 4, 1999
  • Calendar

    July 4, 1996
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