Film tries too hard, makes no sense.
Movie by movie, here's how to get the most out of this summer without having to cake on sunscreen.
I admit, I've got a bit of a copycat streak in me. When I first read Julie and Julia , I was so intrigued with the project I wanted to try it myself. (Me and one million other foodies. Here's hoping Powell believes imitation is the sincerest form of flattery). But I would repeat with a difference: ... More >>
The follies of 1832
Just because you live in Houston doesn't mean you can't see all these films.
Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Love 'Em Robots
Pop Rocks will return Thursday. The fall/winter movie season kicked off last weekend as Contagion dominated the box office (the highly touted Warrior, not so much). I've already covered, in some depth, those releases coming up in the remainder of 2011 that might merit a closer look. We learn ... More >>
Steven Spielberg presents...The 2011 Comic Con wrapped up last weekend. Over 120,000 of the geeky, nerdy, attention starved, and Twilight-headed descended upon sunny San Diego last weekend for what has become the entertainment industry's premiere showcase for anything related to comics, video ... More >>
I have nothing against robots, per se. Some of the greatest antagonists in sci-fi have been fearsome automatons like those found in Fred Saberhagen's Berserker series, or the Terminator, or the...Battle Android Troopers (B.A.T.s) from G.I. Joe. I guess. And although robot offerings in recent ... More >>
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 >>
Unsurprisingly, Iron Man 2 was tops at the box office last weekend. The $128.1 million haul was considered a mild disappointment by some, proving once again that even the fifth biggest opening weekend in movie history can be spun as a negative in Hollywood, where it was also argued semi-convi ... More >>
FlashForward is basically Lost for people with learning impairments. The show's still got a great premise and some fun execution, but sweet fancy Moses do they go out of their way to make sure you don't go five minutes without a brain-crushing reminder that this one guy was totally in that c ... More >>
Ugh! The only interesting thing about the whole damn show was the realization that Goldie Hawn looks like Mickey Rourke. Stop with the work, lady! Seriously. God love Hugh Jackman, but this is not the Tonys. Could that Beyonce "Best of the Musicals" number been any more cheese ball? I have exp ... More >>
Welcome to Baz Luhrmann's not-quite-marvelous land of Oz
Christian Bale simmers in The Prestige
That Darren Aronofsky sure is ambitious. Too bad his movie makes no sense
That whole talking animal genre? Let's be done with it
Memento director plumbs the depths of magic and loss
Woody Allen's second straight English excursion is a failed return to comedy
X-Men tie-in is an uncanny bore
The third X-Men is a charm for comics fans
TUTS's version of the hippie musical parties like it's 1968
A lackluster version of Oklahoma! stops at the Hobby
Ron-E fades into the night
Van Helsing explodes movie legends with hip upgrades
The End of the Affair is a stimulating tearjerker
Fetish-wear invades the ballet in Divergence
Tenderhearted mutants kick significant keister in X-2: X-Men United
Despite its animal instincts, Someone Like You is nothing but a lap kitten
Comic-book characters remain two-dimensional in the special effects-laden X-Men
Or: How do you bring a comic book to life without killing a superhero?