From actors to designers, directors to technicians, the city's brightest talent gets its due.
The A.D. Players tackle Jane Austen's classic tale of love in the English countryside.
Houston Texans' coach Gary Kubiak is the genius who piloted the team to a big win over the Indianapolis Colts early this year via a punishing running game. He's also the idiot, fans are saying, who piloted the team to a crushing loss against the Colts Monday by trying to throw the ball constantly. ... More >>
Photo illustrations by John Seaborn GrayCreed Doesn't Get It, Guys: You know how some people just never seem to get the message, no matter how obvious you're being? Even if that message is "I hate your guts"? Not surprisingly, Creed are those guys. You remember Creed: four tribal-tattooed pu ... More >>
If you hear a humming, Mark Twain's a-comingAs ordered in his will, the three-volume autobiography Mark Twain wrote as he was dying is being published 100 years after his 1910 death.First reports note that the book note that it includes talk of a "vibrating sex toy" his mistress gave him as a gif ... More >>
More harmonious than tumultuous, Bright Star is an ode to John Keats's great love affair.
As the NCAA Tournament builds to a climax, one can only speculate about the kinds of speeches offered by the likes of Texas' Rick Barnes and OU's Jeff Capel before their respective matches against Duke and North Carolina. One thing seems certain, it probably wouldn't have hurt to have one of these ... More >>
The movie is shorter and truer to the novel than the TV mini-series
Ian McEwan's Atonement, now as a bodice-ripper
Our critics weigh in on local theater
Your guide to the season's hottest films (and the other ones, too)
The year in review
Racists, louts and terrorists earned their place among the best of 2005
This Pride & Prejudice brings fresh passion to an old love story
The Astros are on baseball's biggest stage, needing a comeback
Catch the best of the shorts at Independent Exposure X
This is what it sounds like when local artists pay tribute to Prince
Jane Austen goes Bollywood in Bride & Prejudice
Or, eight simple rules for dating my teenage daughter
The hostility flung at Liz Phair's new record is senseless, sexist and abominably stupid
Amélie sends Jane Austen's best-loved heroine on a wild ride
Not even Renée Zellweger can make us Jones for this sarcastic romance
If feminism is dead, we don't care for its legacy: A choice between lunching or lapdancing
High drama and spirited romance spice up The Last September
Canadian director Patricia Rozema makes a compelling case for her reinterpretation of Jane Austen
Main Street does right by this Austen charmer
Ten Things is the latest film to follow Shakespeare
This slow, meditative Woolf adaptation captures Woolf's mood and her genteel era
First Friendswood rallied to find Laura Smither. Then it rallied to find her killer.
Nil by Mouth is so gritty, it verges on the unwatchable
Some things don't improve with age
In The Ice Storm, promiscuity seems merely pathetic
Washington Square is an astute piece of social observation
Air Force One nose-dives into an ocean of ennui
In a cineplex world ruled by mega-corporations, how much damage can one man do?
A willful heroine warms Cold Comfort Farm
1996 Summer Guide
Smaller, and with shorts, WorldFest/Houston cranks up its projectors
Main Street stages a properly proper Pride and Prejudice
Though not great, 1995 still produced some movies worth seeing (and reseeing)
Clueless is an improbably entertaining time-waster