Director brings gramdeur and a new kind of Ryan to the screen.
Did you feel a chilling breeze of Cold War nostalgia wafting though Houston today? Yeah, neither did we. But we could have, because the elements were present as U.S. Department of Justice officials here and in New York announced they'd busted a major ring credited with supplying secret high-tech h ... More >>
It'll be the feel-good movie of the year.On the Geologic Internet Time Scale, the news of Osama bin Laden's death took place almost a century ago. We're already fondly recalling our whereabouts when we heard the fateful news (drinking beer and watching The Killing...NEVAR FORGET) and relivi ... More >>
Honestly, do you really care?I write a lot about Hollywood's obsession with remakes because I'm a movie buff, first and foremost, and because as a "writer" it's easy to milk an announcement of the latest atrocity from Platinum Dunes for 750 indignant words regarding the creative demise of Hollywo ... More >>
Angelina Jolie's contradictions buoy the otherwise rote Salt.
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 >>
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 >>
It was the year 2000 and I was a young hungry reporter in Chicago covering a young hungry state legislator
Every house has a story, but Project Row Houses has installations
It's up to Ben Affleck to save the world, and that's The Sum of All Fears
Tom Clancy and Harrison Ford take aim at the War On Drugs