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Jamie Foxx

  • Film

    June 27, 2013

    White House Down Is the Best Parody Since Team America

    Intentional or not, this film is proof Hollywood can make a memorable comedy.

  • Film

    April 18, 2013
  • Film

    December 27, 2012

    A History of Violence

    Django Unchained upends the western — and America's original sin.

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2012

    Last Night: Mary J. Blige & D'Angelo at Toyota Center

    Mary J. Blige, D'Angelo Toyota Center September 2, 2012 There's a wildly popular scene in comedian/actor Jamie Foxx's hit late 90s television show, The Jamie Foxx Show, in which he dresses up -- or undresses, actually -- as funk singer D'Angelo in penance for some slight done to his girlfriend. In ... More >>

  • Music

    July 19, 2012
  • Calendar

    June 14, 2012
  • Blogs

    April 26, 2012

    Unscripted: Top 10 Actor/Musician Collaborations

    Johnny Depp and Marilyn Manson have been hanging out a lot lately. The actor joined the antichrist onstage a couple of weeks ago at the Revolver Golden Gods Awards show in L.A., and played guitar on "Sweet Dreams" and "Beautiful People." Depp also collaborated with Manson on a cover of Carly Simon' ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 27, 2011
  • Blogs

    September 13, 2011

    For Tyler Perry's Birthday, a Comprehensive History of Black Men in Drag

    That's a man, baby.​Happy birthday, Tyler Perry. The media mogul is celebrating his 41st with the news that he topped Forbes list of highest paid men in entertainment: Thanks to five movies he has cranked out over the past two years and two TV series, Perry earned $130 million between May 20 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2011

    Idol Beat: He-Man Woman Hater's Club

    ​55 million. That's how many votes were cast to determine which two unfortunates would be given the boot last night on American Idol. To those who like to get up in arms about the "outrage" that the show draws such massive numbers from an otherwise apathetic population, I'd remind you the show ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2011

    For The Final Four: 9 Musicians Who Love College Sports

    ​After weeks of anticipation and preemptory hand-wringing over where we're going to park on Washington Ave. this weekend, the Final Four is Finally here. As with any other time a marquee sporting event comes to Houston, you can count on some familiar themes in media coverage: Where to party, w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2010

    Music We're Thankful For This Year

    ​After the turkey comas subside and Black Friday opens the holiday retail floodgates, this year in music will be all but over. Yes, there's another month until the calendar flips over, but from here until early January, the only "new" music coming out will be the tide of reissues, box sets and ... More >>

  • Music

    August 26, 2010
  • Blogs

    May 27, 2010

    Whoa! 21 Famous Musicians' High-School Yearbook Photos

    Willie Nelson, the LAST time he had his hair short.​While Rocks Off was seeking out the best rock star yearbook photos for this blog, we came to a conclusion: Everyone was ugly in their yearbook photos, except Gwen Stefani and Beyonce Knowles. Everyone else looks weird as hell, or nothing like the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2010

    Idol Beat: Jamie Foxx, Why?

    ​This is really it? These are the four best singers the Idol producers could come up with? Last night's competition episode, featuring Crystal, Mike, Lee, and Casey, was one of the dullest in weeks, built on the kind of dry and forgettable performances that got everybody else sent home. The on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2010

    American Idol: Jamie Foxx, Why?

    ​This is really it? These are the four best singers the Idol producers could come up with? Last night's competition episode, featuring Crystal, Mike, Lee, and Casey, was one of the dullest in weeks, built on the kind of dry and forgettable performances that got everybody else sent home. The on ... More >>

  • Music

    July 9, 2009
  • Music

    June 18, 2009

    Flash Drive

    H.I.S.D.'s DJ grinder turns his camera on.

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2009

    Distant Early Warning: Blink-182, Clutch, Jaime Foxx, Poison the Well, Wooden Birds and More

    Blink-182: Wed., Sept. 23. Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion. Clutch, Baroness, Lionize: Wed., July 15. House of Blues. Computer Club: Thu., June 18. Escobar. Crosby, Stills & Nash: Fri., Aug. 28. Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion. D. Ramirez: Fri., Aug. 14. Rich's Houston. "FallCore 2009": Sat., O ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2009

    Turning the Screw: Bun B, Trae & Lil Keke, Rihanna, Snoop, Eminem vs. Nick Cannon, Jay-Z, T.I., E-40, South Park Mexican and More

    Welcome back to Turning the Screw, Rocks Off's weekly rap post. It probably won't rhyme, at least most of the time. E-mail tips to introducingliston@gmail.com. Thanks, homies. Single of the Week: "Grey Cassette," Trae feat Bun B and Lil Keke Wire To Wire Ummm, we're not going to link to them, but s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2009

    Idol Beat: The Top Four

    Photos by Ray Mickshaw/ FoxMan alive! Jamie Foxx mentored last week, and now guitarist-celeb Slash is in the proverbial American Idol house for "Rock and Roll Week"! Okay, sure, these people have projects and albums to promote, but these still feel like coups. Lot to address, so today I'm skipping t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2009

    Idol Beat: The Top Five Results

    Photos by Frank Micelotta/ FoxAuto Pilot: Jaime Foxx "performs" on American Idol Wednesday night.Blame it on the vodka, blame it on the Henny, blame it on whatever you wanna, but I'm going to place blame for the hiply generic feel of Jamie Foxx's new single squarely on the shoulders of everybody res ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2009

    Idol Beat: The Top Five

    That Jamie Foxx, right? A Rennaisance man if there ever was one: the guy's a comedic genius (see In Living Color; tons of flicks), a big-screen leading man, credible action star, R&B champion - plus, as it turns out, he's a natural at mentoring American Idol hopefuls. I wouldn't have figured on ... More >>

  • Film

    April 23, 2009

    A Disciplined Duet

    Foxx and Downey's performances nearly save The Soloist from visual excess and shameless exploitation

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2009

    Turning the Screw: Slim Thug, Bun B, H.I.S.D., The Kanye, C-Murder, Jim Jones, Hot Boyz, Jaime Foxx/Miley Cyrus, Trae and More

    Welcome back to Turning the Screw, Rocks Off's weekly rap post. It probably won't rhyme, at least most of the time. E-mail tips to introducingliston@gmail.com. Thanks, homies. Single of the Week: "I'm Back," Slim Thug feat. Devin The Dude Wire To Wire Bun B spoke with The Source TV recently. And ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2009

    Chart Check: Texans on Billboard

    A periodic look at how Lone Star natives are faring in the national music biz...Hot 100 (singles) 10. Kelly Clarkson, "My Life Would Suck Without You" 12. Jamie Foxx feat. T-Pain, "Blame It" 16. Beyonce, "Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It)" 21. Beyonce, "Diva" 41. Beyonce, "Halo" Billboard 200 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2009

    Chart Check: Texans on Amazon.com

    [Rocks Off scrolled through the various Top Sellers lists on Amazon.com this afternoon to see which albums by Texas artists are moving, and where.] Top Sellers Overall 2. Steve Martin, The Crow: New Songs for the Five-String Banjo 7. Willie Nelson & Asleep at the Wheel, Willie and the Wheel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2008

    Turning the Screw: B L A C K I E, Dizzee Rascal, X-Clan & Bun B, Eminem, Pitbull, T.I., Common, Snoop Dogg and More

    Welcome back to Turning the Screw, Rocks Off's weekly rap post. It probably won't rhyme, at least most of the time. E-mail tips to introducingliston@gmail.com. Thanks, homies. Single of the Week: B L A C K I E, "I Write On Money" Wire To Wire Dizzee Rascal was released from custody following ... More >>

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    September 9, 2008
  • Film

    September 27, 2007

    The Kingdom

    Peter Berg sends Jamie Foxx to fight the enemy over there in The Kingdom

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2007
  • Film

    December 28, 2006

    Dream Works

    But it's not perfect. Jennifer Hudson nails it as a well-worn tale struggles to transcend the Ray model

  • Music

    November 30, 2006

    Where Do You Buy Your Hair?

    ...and other questions reporters can't ever ask

  • Music

    November 16, 2006

    Never Opening Near You

    Music biopics Hollywood won't make

  • Film

    July 27, 2006

    Undercover of the Night

    Violent shootouts and dangerous love collide in Mann's visceral Vice

  • Calendar

    June 29, 2006

    The Essence of Soul

    Jamie Foxx, Mary J. Blige and more hit H-town

  • News

    June 29, 2006
  • Home Entertainment

    January 19, 2006
  • Music

    January 5, 2006

    Jamie Foxx

    Unpredictable

  • Music

    November 24, 2005

    Reform School

    The College Dropout rethinks his stance on education in the year 2010

  • Film

    November 17, 2005

    Hello, He's Not Johnny Cash

    Walk the Line never strays from the dull telling of a tall tale

  • Film

    July 28, 2005

    Bombs and Bikinis

    Stealth aims low but hits its mark

  • Film

    December 23, 2004

    Crash and Yearn

    Howard Hughes gets what he wants, in this case a fun and loving biopic

  • Film

    October 28, 2004

    Messed Around

    As Ray Charles, Jamie Foxx turns an ordinary bio into an extraordinary one

  • Film

    August 5, 2004

    Collateral Damaged

    When Tom Cruise plays the bad guy, the results aren't good

  • Culture

    December 27, 2001

    Sly Foxx

    He steals Ali, but will Hollywood give Jamie Foxx a shot at the title?

  • Calendar

    December 27, 2001

    This Thing On?

    Jamie Foxx brings his Ugly Wanda shtick to town

  • Film

    December 23, 1999

    Paydirt!

    Oliver Stone delivers the ultimate guy movie with Any Given Sunday

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    February 12, 1998
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    December 30, 1993
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