The Anchorman saga's secret? Will Ferrell's generosity.
Intentional or not, this film is proof Hollywood can make a memorable comedy.
42 almost makes a flesh-and-blood man of its hero.
Still joyously disreputable, Raiders comes to IMAX.
Today is Star Wars Day, or "May the 4th be with you." Something less than a national holiday but more than a horrific pun, it's evidence that we still very much live in a Star Wars world 35 years after the movie was released, as well as that once the Internet gets ahold of an idea, the rest of us mi ... More >>
There are some fascinating objects in this wannabe blockbuster, but mainly it's a grab for crowds and cash.
The Super Bowl seems to be running out of stadium-sized performers who can attract eyeballs (the Black-Eyed Peas?), and this year they're hoping that faded scandalist Madonna will do the trick. It's not like they haven't been desperate before. In the early days of the event, producers regularly tu ... More >>
Gunslingers battle space invaders in movie mashup Cowboys & Aliens
The little guy saves small-town USA (and its corporate overlords) in Unstoppable.
Rachel McAdams is married to her job and loving it in Morning Glory.
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 >>
Harrison Ford + a hat + a whip = an action film classic
When it comes to movie remakes, I always think of Die Hard. Specifically, this Alan Rickman line: Sooner or later, I might get to someone you do care about! Granted, he was trying to force McClane to tell him where his detonators were, but the same sentiment applies to "reimagining" our fav ... More >>
Harrison Ford is nothing if not useful.
Drive yourself back to 1973
It's Election Day in Houston, and as the city braces itself for the tsunami of indifference that always comes from knowing the one significant race this time around is going to end up in a runoff, we decided to take a look at some of the shadier movie politicians out there; men whose shenanigans far ... More >>
Between serious safety and environmental concerns, the Toyota Prius isn't the angel that everyone thinks it is.
If you got the TV on tonight, click over to TBS and see a local comedian making an impression on television. Mike MacRae, who got his start at Houston’s Laff Stop, is now a cast member on Frank TV. The weekly sketch show – now in its second season – stars Frank Caliendo (you know, that guy fro ... More >>
Oliver Stone's W. opened last week, to decidedly mixed reviews (not that any Houston critics got a chance to see it). While the movie may have received a lukewarm reception, George W. Bush's actual presidency - which is enjoying a 29% approval rating - is sure to go down as one of the worst of all t ... More >>
Compared to Deadheads, Beatles fans and the KISS Army, fans of classic '50s and '60s jazz are, admittedly, a small but extremely dedicated bunch. Somewhere out there is a middle-aged man (possibly with a beard) creaming his corduroys to discover tape of Miles Davis sneezing into the mike during a lo ... More >>
Its very own temple of doom, Kingdom of the Crystal Skull digs Indy into a deep hole
These two top comedians share the stage
These two top comedians share the stage
Even with the Mac kid at his side, John McClane is just...old
National Treasure makes one long for good Nic Cage movies -- like Con Air
Thank J.R. Quinn for the gay celebrations
Sunday, June 29
Hollywood Homicide tries to mock cop partner flicks, but the joke's on it
Angelika Film Center's "Sensational Cinema"
Kathryn Bigelow's Widowmaker cruises into choppy seas
It's up to Ben Affleck to save the world, and that's The Sum of All Fears
The only thing deader than the haunted spirit in What Lies Beneath is the movie itself
However shallow, Leonardo DiCaprio delivers a baptism of blood
Harrison plods through the flat Pollack mystery Random Hearts
UT researcher heads studies and a program attacking violence
DreamWorks's first film is a conventional tale of glam and guns
Air Force One nose-dives into an ocean of ennui
Harrison Ford and Brad Pitt are shooting blanks in The Devil's Own
Though not great, 1995 still produced some movies worth seeing (and reseeing)
Sabrina doesn't mimic the old Hollywood feel, it revives it