Beach Blanket Bingo Festival with Dillon Francis, Adrian Lux, Paris Blohm, etc. East Beach, Galveston Island August 23rd, 2014 While it probably happens more frequently in different parts of the world, an EDM bash at the beach is not a regular occurrence in our neck of the woods. This is a bummer, ... More >>
Statham is an action lover's last hope, like it or not.
To see the fights, Universal Soldier 4 demands you suffer.
John Hyams is dedicated to the abstract and the ass-kicking.
A lament for lost carnage - and coherence.
Who doesn't love a woman with an Uzi? Oh, right: the Palestinians.Steve Soderbergh, the director of Sex, Lies, and Videotape, Traffic, and The Limey has always had an experimental streak. This has come out particularly in recent years, with a remake of Solaris, something called The Girlfriend ... More >>
Yes, it's true: The original Ronald McDonald was played by Willard Scott.Food commercials have been unintentionally (or, in some cases, intentionally) creeping us out since the original Ronald McDonald was introduced to audiences in 1963. That's him over there to the right, providing what wou ... More >>
Photos by Marco Torres"Wow!" you're thinking. "That rascally little go-getter with one f managed to snuggle up next to Lady Gaga while she was in town last week and get the inside story behind her famous moniker!" Well, truth be told, she stole our cantata based on Faust and had us framed fo ... More >>
The hip-hop world is a less than sensible place - lots of times, you're even required to clarify when bad means bad and when bad means good - so once a week we're going to get with a rapper and ask them to explain things. Have something you always wanted to ask a rapper? Email it to introducinglisto ... More >>
When it's not LOL-funny, Robert Rodriguez's Machete is downright dull.
Marco TorresFat Tony accepts his third consecutive Best Underground Hip-Hop award at Wednesday's HPMAs."Dubious." That was the text that we received when they announced the winner for the Best Latin Hip-Hop category Wednesday night at the Houston Press Music Awards, or as President Obama ha ... More >>
When it comes to movie remakes, I always think of Die Hard. Specifically, this Alan Rickman line: Sooner or later, I might get to someone you do care about! Granted, he was trying to force McClane to tell him where his detonators were, but the same sentiment applies to "reimagining" our fav ... More >>
Houston's history is dotted with albums that, fairly or not, have been swept aside. We'll examine them here. Have an album that you think nobody knows about but should? Email email@example.com. Slim Thug Already Platinum (Geffen, 2005) Already Platinum was Slim's official debut album, but mor ... More >>
John Woo's killer instincts return — now if only his originalRed Cliff would return, too.
Texan Larry Plake went out to one offshore oil job too many and ended up held for ransom in the Nigerian jungle.
The Ice / Hammer feud raged furiously in grade-school study halls across the nation.Photo by marcelgermain Welcome back to Five Spot. Every Friday, we'll examine a recent bit of music news and list five reasons why it's either brilliant or dumb-assed. Send tips to firstname.lastname@example.org. Dude ... More >>
Martial arts sensation Tony Jaa makes the most of his screen debut
The appropriately named Jet Li may prove Americans are finally primed for Far East mayhem
Returning to the apocalyptic theme of T2, End of Days doesn't stand a chance in hell
The Pallbearer follows in The Graduate's footsteps
John Woo's latest isn't his best, but he still leads the action pack