Howard Hawks

  • Film

    May 23, 2013
  • Film

    January 3, 2013

    L.A.'s Finest

    Gangster Squad's cop-turned-screenwriter faces the thin blue line edit.

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2011

    Your 2011 Fall/Movie Preview (Part 1)

    ​Note: Pop Rocks will return next week. Labor Day has come and gone, which means the official start of the fall movie season is just around the corner. In fact, two of the more anticipated releases of latter 2011 -- Warrior and Contagion -- come out tomorrow. After what has been widely rega ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2011

    Top Five Songs About Horses

    ​Rocks Off's regular readers presumably know by now that we love few things more than offbeat anniversaries, and recently we came across one of the oddest yet. Thirty-two years ago Monday, on Feb. 28, 1979, the "actor" who played the original Mr. Ed in the 1960s TV show passed away. Yes, we're ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2010

    Pop Rocks: Remake My Day

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2009

    For The Lebowski Bash: Five Dudes Better Than The Dude

    The Big Lebowski has undergone a hell of a transformation since hitting big screens over a decade ago. A (very) mild financial success upon theatrical release, it's gone on to become a bona fide cult phenomenon, spawning "Dudeism" -- an online religion with over 60,000 ordained ministers -- and the ... More >>

  • Culture

    September 24, 2009
  • Culture

    September 17, 2009
  • Blogs

    July 24, 2009

    This Week In Deliciousness

    Ray's Franks' Freddy Krueger will haunt your dreams. But in a good way. Welcome back to the weekly round-up here at Eating Our Words, where we have gravy on tap. To start off with, Mike Giglio out-spent Robb Walsh $13 to $7, because Mike is a fancy man of top-shelf tastes. He seemed impressed b ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 2, 2009

    The Big Sleep

    Web exclusive!

  • Calendar

    July 2, 2009

    Made in the USA

    Jean-Luc Godard's film is - and isn't - a tribute to The Big Sleep

  • Film

    May 21, 2009

    Man Drive Car

    Taxicab Confessions this isn't: Ramin Bahrani's quietly profound Goodbye Solo.

  • Film

    May 8, 2008

    Speed Racer Is a Fast Track to Nowhere

    It's anime on overdrive in the Wachowski brothers' souped-up, tricked-out flick

  • Home Entertainment

    June 28, 2007
  • Home Entertainment

    May 24, 2007
  • Film

    December 23, 2004

    Focking Wonderful

    Streisand and Hoffman save a family -- and a movie, too

  • Film

    October 9, 2003

    A Ball, Screwed

    The Coens make a '40s comedy with a Cary named Clooney

  • Film

    August 14, 2003

    Into the Sunset

    The beautifully done Open Range still has to graze on the western's leftovers

  • Film

    March 20, 2003

    The Stunted

    Friedkin tries -- and fails -- to make a French Connection with The Hunted

  • Culture

    April 25, 2002

    Lazarus, Reborn

    Peter Bogdanovich wasn't dead. He was just acting like it.

  • Film

    August 3, 2000

    The (Balding) Eagle Has Landed

    Clint Eastwood's charming Space Cowboys tosses youth demographics out the cargo bay

  • Film

    August 21, 1997


    G.I. Jane traps a testosterone-poisoned lunkhead in Demi Moore's body

  • Film

    December 28, 1995

    The Year in Film

    Though not great, 1995 still produced some movies worth seeing (and reseeing)