Action Frank: With Punk Rock Project, GFY Go Fuck Yourself, Carter, The Bloody Von Erichs. Sat., November 8, 2 p.m., TBA. Last Concert Cafe, 1403 Nance, Houston, 713-226-8563. After the Burial: With Texas In July, I Declare War, Reflections. Fri., October 3, 6 p.m., $15. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Ema ... More >>
Welcome back to The Last VJ, music fans. We're keeping things funny this week, including a music video from the one and only Monty Python. On top of that you can expect metal to provide us some hilarity, both intentionally and unintentionally, and I even brought you some steampunk rap. Because you ... More >>
There's no doubt that Spike Jonze is an enigma of a director and artist. He's worked in all types of mediums: he filmed bullriders at the Astrodome, changed the world of skateboard videography, and visually recreated the brilliance of Maurice Sendak's Where The Wild Things Are. Plus, he's made us al ... More >>
Welcome back to the weekly roundup, where yours truly is currently racing against an incoming hellstorm-raingasm, and hoping to get this thing completed before the bottom falls out. Will I succeed? The only way to know is to read on. We started the week off right with sushi, sushi, sushi, sushi. Do ... More >>
Pop Rocks will return Thursday. The fall/winter movie season kicked off last weekend as Contagion dominated the box office (the highly touted Warrior, not so much). I've already covered, in some depth, those releases coming up in the remainder of 2011 that might merit a closer look. We learn ... More >>
This is still better than he looked in The Wicker Man.Nicolas Cage was arrested in New Orleans last Friday for domestic abuse, disturbing the peace, and public drunkenness (or as we call it in my house, The Wife's Undergrad Spring Break Trifecta). Let me repeat that: Cage was arrested in New ... More >>
Lost may be gone, but these other shows are returning for another season.Summer is upon us, television is a rocky wasteland, and you're probably out grilling right now. This was the week in TV Land: • Summer's a weird time for TV viewers and often a terrible one for TV fans: There are lo ... More >>
Kevin Smith's latest is a cliché-filled movie-trivia comedy — so crazy it just might work!
Your guide to the season's hottest films (and the other ones, too)
How weird. PUSH's site no longer calls us the Houston DePressing. Barry Blumenthal was at it again today, beating his drums for the proposed public skate park in Houston proper. He and his group, Public Use Skateparks for Houston, aka PUSH, have been trying to raise money to fund the park. To d ... More >>
Cartoon kids poke around Spielberg's Monster House
For a fun way to pass the time, you could do worse than Waiting...
These heroes may be Incredibles, but they're also normal
For Kevin Smith, growing up means selling out
Jason Lee lies to juggle two women, because, hey, it's A Guy Thing
Sonnenfeld's comic caper is in Big Trouble
For years, Fletch was out of print. Now, his father explains why.
Cameron Crowe takes Jerry Maguire on a dizzy trip through dreamland
Jay and Silent Bob feeds the addictions of Kevin Smith junkies
Sigourney Weaver and Jennifer Love Hewitt set their booby traps in Heartbreakers
Almost Famous writer-director gets by with a little help from Peter Frampton
Almost Famous talks about its g-g-generation -- of misguided rock and roll fans
Mumford muddles through fantasyland
In the delightful Chasing Amy, there's more to sex than love