Dom Kennedy Warehouse Live February 14, 2014 Mad love, among other things, was in the air Valentine's Day for Dom Kennedy's "Get Home Safely" tour. The bass of the Ballroom's speakers pushed the aromatic cannabis scent out the front doors of Warehouse Live onto St. Emanuel Street, while couples and ... More >>
Power Trip, Die Young (TX), Afflictive Nature, etc. Walters December 7, 2013 It may have been cold as hell outside in downtown Houston on Saturday night, but it was hot and sweaty as all getout inside Walters. Scene kids from all over the city and state packed into the club for Fallcore 13, Hatetan ... More >>
A lament for lost carnage - and coherence.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Last year, Young Sensation -bes ... More >>
"Niggas making rap lists. And I ain't ever on 'em." - Young Sensation Maybe it was a ruse, a misdirection of sorts? Maybe he's like the drunk villager in the kung-fu movies, fumbling around, moving in an only seemingly incoherent manner? Ignore that he decided to call himself Young Sensation. Igno ... More >>
Karate Kid remake too cynical to catch a fly with chopsticks.
Enjoy the great indoors!
Photo courtesy Warner Bros. Who else was Clint gonna call?Director Clint Eastwood, actors Morgan Freeman and Matt Damon. That powerhouse trio could have chosen to tell just about any story they wanted and made it into an Academy Award worthy film. They chose Invictus, the real-life story o ... More >>
Ze Germans are here, Turkish. They've brought some of their food, so really, we should be glad they're not the Pikeys. Welcome back to the weekly roundup here at Eating Our Words, where we've spent all day in the hot sun baling whipped cream out at the cheesecake farm. With a giant spork. Ah ... More >>
Rush Hour 3 director Brett Ratner has been called a fauxteur, a womanizer and, worse, over budget. Why you should take him seriously anyway.
The third time's the guilty pleasure for Tucker and Chan's buddy-cop franchise
Your guide to the season's hottest films (and the other ones, too)
District B13 puts American action movies to shame
The HMNS presents a phenomenon that just won't Di
Inside George Bush Intercontinental Airport lies a city populated by drivers who sleep all night in their cabs to keep their place in line
Martial arts sensation Tony Jaa makes the most of his screen debut
Silverstein knew how to get nasty
Jackie Chan takes a long trip without going anyplace new
Reissues dominated, but an international crop of films yielded a good harvest
Diamond Dave rants on fashion, being a digital gigolo, his rival/tourmate Sammy Hagar, a pending lawsuit and a bunch of other stuff
Noisy Rush Hour 2 mistakes volume for humor
A monk from a legendary Chinese temple brings his kung fu faith to the locals
Hong Kong action star Li deserves a better vehicle than this absurd Dragon
The appropriately named Jet Li may prove Americans are finally primed for Far East mayhem
Even a first-rate Brosnan can't save this World
Being John Malkovich pulls all the right strings
The old were bold in an era of Hollywood mainstream misses
Mr. Nice Guy makes Jackie Chan more palatable than ever
In Fireworks, Takeshi Kitano mixes Dirty Harry with Zen
This "official" John Woo knockoff is less than dazzling
Most of Tomorrow Never Dies lacks the wit and inventiveness of the best Bond
Irma Vep is a French kiss with just enough bite
With Operation Condor, Jackie Chan continues his campaign to conquer the U.S.
First Strike packs a stronger punch than most recent Chan films
1996 Summer Guide
The Pallbearer follows in The Graduate's footsteps
Gonzo Western The Quick and the Dead is ludicrously entertaining
In Hong Kong, films are frantic fun