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Indiana Jones

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2014

    The 10 Best Bad Music Videos of the '90s

    Last month we talked about all the kitschy bad music videos that came out in the '80s and now tickle the fancy of pop-culture geeks like myself. This time, let's focus in on the '90s, which were great because everyone thought they had figured out how to make music videos into art. Videos of the '90 ... More >>

  • Film

    March 6, 2014
  • Blogs

    November 12, 2013

    Perry's Getting His Presidential Hair Ready Early, Railing Against Obamacare, Appearing in Iowa

    He's vacating the governor's office after this term is up in January 2015, but it looks like Gov. Rick Perry has no intention of letting that perfect mop of political hair languish in retirement. Judging by the smoke signals from his most recent forays into media, Perry is looking at another preside ... More >>

  • Film

    June 20, 2013
  • Film

    April 11, 2013

    42: The Brooklyn Museum

    42 almost makes a flesh-and-blood man of its hero.

  • News

    December 6, 2012

    Atheism Rising

    Those folks across Texas who don't believe in God are getting organized and going public.

  • Film

    November 15, 2012

    Good Spielberg's Bad Moments

    What should we make of radiant Lincoln and blubbering Private Ryan?

  • Film

    August 23, 2012

    David Koepp at the End of Civilization

    The writer/director on filming in NYC, George Romero and saying no to bad script notes.

  • Film

    December 22, 2011

    Boy Reporter, Back for New Adventures

    What's lost in translation, and what's gained, as Tintin goes from page to screen.

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2011

    Screwtape Is Not Who We Thought They Were

    Each Wednesday, Rocks Off arbitrarily appoints one lucky local performer or group "Artist of the Week," bestowing upon them all the fame and grandeur such a lofty title implies. Know a band or artist that isn't awful? Email their particulars to sheaserrano@gmail.com. ​This was an easy pick. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2011

    400-Pound Shoplifting Woman Tased (My NFL/NBA Lockout Practice Post)

    We're gonna need some bigger handcuffs.......​The potential for a lockout in both the NFL and the NBA is starting to feel very real. With news that NFL collective bargaining talks started off contentiously and then earlier this week were unceremoniously broken off, it looks like labor peace is ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 16, 2010

    Bistro Banh Mi

    Cafe TH harkens back to East End Chinatown with a French vibe.

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2010

    10 Sequels That Don't Need To Happen

    Please god, no...​For those who've been pining for the return of the "Blue Steel" and the "Magnum," your patience is about to be rewarded: Ben Stiller is dead in the middle of promoting "Little Fockers," out Dec. 22, but he's already got his eye on yet another sequel: "Zoolander 2." Stiller ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2010

    Diving Into Houston's Best Dive Bars

    ​Although the number of "true" dive bars is shrinking by the day, that didn't stop our own John Nova Lomax from tracking down the best ones left in the city and covering them in last October's feature story, "Dive Bars: A Handcrafted Tour of the Best, Most Obscure Places to Lean on a Stool in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2010

    Pop Rocks: It's All Michael Bay's Fault

    ​Most of my life has been spent seeking out a unifying theory of suckitude in the entertainment universe, "entertainment" in this sense meaning movies, music, and television. Originally, I'd hoped to find someone whose utter horribleness spanned the entire artistic firmament (including literat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2009

    2009 Concert Rewind, April: Springsteen, Jandek, Morrissey, The Faint, iFest, Cake... and Nickelback

    Harley C. Pitts​ Kevin and Dustin Welch, McGonigel's Mucky Duck, April 2: "Dustin (son of Kevin) Welch stunned the sparse crowd at the Duck last night from the first note of "One False Move," the brilliant opener to his new album, Whisky Priest. While the graying crowd had mostly come to hear the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2009

    Game Time: Road Trip Edition, The Middle And The End

    ​(Cue cheesy announcer voice:) "When we last left our our venerable 1560 The Game crew of Pendergast, Nuno and Ramzanali, they were checking into the Norman, Oklahoma Days Inn at 2:30 in the morning, readying themselves for three days of free continental breakfast and lumpy mattresses. To read ab ... More >>

  • Music

    June 25, 2009

    Pay for Play

    Superstar session drummer and Dadaist marketing genius Josh Freese (Devo, A Perfect Circle, the Vandals) sells himself, his famous friends and all-you-can-eat shrimp at Sizzler to promote his new album.

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2009

    Get Lit: Delta Blues by Ted Gioia

    Raw and untamed in its sound, performed by larger-than-life characters who might have popped out of fiction, and shrouded in a (often self-mythologizing) mystery, it's no wonder that the Delta blues attract such interest and scholarship, and is lauded as the most "true" distillation of the genre. Co ... More >>

  • Film

    September 18, 2008

    A Dentist's Job: Ghost Town

    Ricky Gervais sees dead people. And they bring him to life

  • Film

    May 29, 2008

    Shots in the Dark

    Reflecting its moment, Cannes 2008 takes a decidedly serious tone

  • Film

    May 22, 2008

    Shots in the Dark

    Reflecting its moment, Cannes 2008 takes a decidedly serious tone

  • Film

    May 15, 2008

    New Blood in Son of Rambow

    The joys of DIY filmmaking persist

  • Film

    February 7, 2008

    Pity: Fool's Gold

    There is no gold at the end of this terrible Matthew McConaughey-Kate Hudson mash-up

  • Calendar

    December 13, 2007

    Bob Biggerstaff and Mike MacRae

    These two top comedians share the stage

  • Calendar

    December 13, 2007

    Bob Biggerstaff and Mike MacRae

    These two top comedians share the stage

  • Film

    August 9, 2007

    The Popcorn King

    Rush Hour 3 director Brett Ratner has been called a fauxteur, a womanizer and, worse, over budget. Why you should take him seriously anyway.

  • Film

    April 12, 2007

    Disturbia

    With Hitchcock in its rear window, bland voyeur thriller does its best not to perturb(ia)

  • Film

    March 1, 2007

    Killer Instinct

    David Fincher's Type-A approach to filmmaking pays off

  • Home Entertainment

    January 4, 2007

    A Legendary Outing

    Twilight Princess is the best Zelda ever.

  • Film

    June 24, 2004

    Burning Bright

    Twin tigers light up the screen in Two Brothers

  • News

    June 3, 2004

    Thrilled to Death

    Riders may get more than they bargained for when they head to amusement parks this summer

  • Film

    May 6, 2004

    Monster Makeover

    Van Helsing explodes movie legends with hip upgrades

  • Film

    September 25, 2003

    Lowbrow, Meet Eyebrow

    Between The Rock and a hard place, The Rundown isn't so bad

  • Culture

    January 23, 2003

    Blood Money

    Why John Cusack wouldn't do anything till he made this Hitler movie

  • Film

    December 26, 2002

    Catcher in the Sky

    Spielberg gets caught up in the thrill of the chase

  • Film

    November 29, 2001

    Snore War

    Owen Wilson goes down Behind Enemy Lines and lands in familiar terrain

  • Music

    May 18, 2000
  • Film

    May 20, 1999

    Episode I: What Did You Expect?

    It's Star Wars, all right

  • Calendar

    January 28, 1999
  • News

    December 11, 1997

    See Juarez

    From a forthcoming book by Charles Bowden and the street shooters of Ciudad Juarez The photojournalists of the border are capturing the grisly face of the future. And it's a lot closer than you think.

  • Film

    July 24, 1997

    Chan Do

    With Operation Condor, Jackie Chan continues his campaign to conquer the U.S.

  • Film

    May 22, 1997

    Spielberg's Lost

    The Jurassic Park sequel isn't nearly nasty enough

  • Calendar

    May 12, 1994
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