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Jeff Bridges

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    April 14, 2014

    Jeff Bridges & the Abiders at Warehouse Live, 4/12/2014

    Jeff Bridges & the Abiders Warehouse Live April 12, 2014 Sometime during Jeff Bridges' headlining set at Warehouse Live on Saturday night, things just seemed to click. It took a little bit for the band to warm up to the room, and more specifically the room to warm up to the band, but after that hap ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2014

    Jeff Bridges Abides, In or Out of Character

    When it comes to music, Jeff Bridges is not some dilettantish actor noodling around with a guitar. Inspired by Bob Dylan and the Beatles, he and a friend would play hootenannys at L.A. clubs like Ledbetter's while still in high school. Years later, while filming the infamous 1980 western Heaven's Ga ... More >>

  • Film

    July 18, 2013
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    May 30, 2013

    It's Blockbuster Time: Your Guide to the Summer Movie Season

    Movie by movie, here's how to get the most out of this summer without having to cake on sunscreen.

  • Film

    August 9, 2012

    Killer Joe And What's Wrong With Hollywood

    William Friedkin tells us why modern action films disappoint.

  • 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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2012

    The Hair Balls Super Bowl Live Blog: Remember To Piss

    In some alternate universe, the streets of Houston are currently bathed in Miller Lite, Reliant Stadium and every bar in town is a watch party, with even the homeless folks are wearing soiled Texans jerseys. But alas, our Houston Texans only made it into the second round of the playoffs, and here we ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2012

    Five of This Year's Super Bowl Ads, Rated: Beckham's Junk, Seinfeld's Desperation -- It's Gonna Be a Long Sunday

    Super Bowl Sunday means more talk about television ads than at any other time of the year. Companies are now leaking previews and extended versions of the ads online, meaning you can get some idea just how good/bad things will be. Let's just say it doesn't look promising, if these five ads are any ... More >>

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    January 5, 2012
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    July 15, 2011

    Top 10 Texas Movie Soundtracks

    ​This weekend, as the rest of the world catches Harry Potter mania for (perhaps) the final time, Houston gets a serious dose of Urban Cowboy nostalgia. Theater Under the Stars' production of the Tony-nominated 2003 musical - which The New York Times called "a conclusive demonstration that it's ... More >>

  • Music

    March 17, 2011

    Weary Boy

    Ryan Bingham won an Oscar last year, but is too busy to notice.

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    January 13, 2011

    The 10 Sexiest (Male) Texans Of Our Lifetime

    Last week we gave you our 10 Sexiest Texans of Our Lifetime. It was a list that was, admittedly, vagina-biased. We make it up to the people who love guys with this definitive list, which involved more asking around than the first one. Here are, then, the 10 sexiest Texas men of our lives: 10. Sea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2010

    Music's Biggest Surprises Of 2010

    Faith Silva​Editor's Pick: The renewed, and continuing, interest of local indie-rockers and hipsters (and people who are a long way from neither) in traditional honky-tonk as played by Robert Ellis & the Boys and as documented by a certain Lonesome Onry and Mean and myself this summer. Encoura ... More >>

  • Film

    December 23, 2010

    How the West Is Won

    The Coen brothers take their tongues out of their cheeks for True Grit.

  • Film

    December 16, 2010

    It's Coming from Inside the Computer

    Blissing out on the 3-D, CGI'd, totally incomprehensible head trip of Tron: Legacy.

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2010

    Falcon Lake: Casting The Inevitable Lifetime Movie

    Tiffany Young-Hartley: Only Reese Witherspoon could do her justice​Okay, so it's time to get started on the script and casting for the movie about David and Tiffany's fateful Jet-Ski trip on Falcon Lake. First, what to name this movie? The Pirates of Falcon Lake will never do: it conjures Johnn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2010

    Pop Rocks: Remake My Day 2 (The Remakening)

    Honestly, do you really care?​I write a lot about Hollywood's obsession with remakes because I'm a movie buff, first and foremost, and because as a "writer" it's easy to milk an announcement of the latest atrocity from Platinum Dunes for 750 indignant words regarding the creative demise of Hollywo ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 24, 2010

    We (Love) Jeff Bridges Film Festival: Crazy Heart

    See the role that won the venerable actor an Oscar

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    May 13, 2010

    Museum of Fine Arts, Houston: We Love Jeff Bridges

    See a retrospective of the recently crowned Oscar winner's screen work

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2010

    Pop Rocks: Remake My Day

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2010

    Turning The Screw: New Hollywood F.L.O.S.S. Track, Mixtapes Galore, Kid Cudi, LeBron, Diddy, Weezy, Sade, Pink 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: "She Said...," Hollywood F.L.O.S.S. Wire To Wire Slim Thug released that Welcome 2 Texas mixtape. Do ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2010

    Memo to Huffington Post: Please Stop Ripping Us Off, Douchebags

    ​As anyone with a television knows, the new Jeff Bridges movie Crazy Heart is all the rage. In fact, it is such a rage that even the pseudo-hipsters at Huffington Post are aware of it. A few days back, Los Angeles songwriter Bob Woodruff sent Lonesome Onry and Mean a link to an article Jesse Kornb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2010

    Cutout Bin: Jeff "Crazy Heart" Bridges Also Collects Awful Album Covers

    ​ Tuesday afternoon, Cutout Bin received a breathless phone call from a friend: "Are you watching Ellen??" Um, no... Some people work for a living. Not me, but some people. So it turns out Jeff Bridges is on Ellen, and wouldn't you know it, he has his "bad album cover collection." Uh oh. If ... More >>

  • Film

    January 14, 2010

    Misery and Gin

    Country music, faded stardom, liquor, and age in Crazy Heart.

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2010

    Plenty of Passes Left for Tonight's Crazy Heart Screening

    Sig's Lagoon (3710 Main) has plenty of passes left for this evening's preview screening of Crazy Heart, the Golden Globe-nominated film starring Jeff Bridges as a hard-luck country singer who finds... wait for it... One Last Shot At Redemption when he meets kind-hearted journalist Maggie Gylle ... More >>

  • News

    December 24, 2009

    Year in Film: One from the Heart

    Jeff Bridges shines as a country music has-been. Will the elusive Oscar finally be his?

  • Music

    December 10, 2009
  • Film

    November 5, 2009

    Got Your Goat

    We don't mean to sound paranoid, but: Did aliens abduct George Clooney's sense of humor?

  • Calendar

    August 27, 2009

    The Open Road

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  • Music

    May 21, 2009
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    May 12, 2009

    Houston (Kinda) Hitting The Big Screen Again

    Chances have improved that we'll be seeing Open Road, a movie that takes place at least partly in Houston. The film picked up a distributor yesterday.And why shouldn't it? The cast includes noted motherlover Justin Timberlake, Jeff Bridges, Mary Steenbergen, Harry Dean Stanton and Lyle Lovett. Wim W ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 25, 2008

    Tron

    Go inside your favorite golden oldie video game

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2008

    Houston as a Movie Stand-In: The Top Five

    Anyone who's endured summer in our fair city or spent 45 minutes trying to negotiate the I-610/US-59 exchange has probably, however briefly, contemplated getting the hell out. Admit it, you've thought about abandoning Houston altogether in favor of a city with better traffic where you can spend the ... More >>

  • Film

    May 1, 2008
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    December 27, 2007

    The Big Lebowski

    The hero of this Coen Brothers cult classic is an icon to burnt-out Gen Y-ers

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    November 29, 2007

    The Cool School

    Documentary film looks at the beginnings of L.A.’s art scene

  • Culture

    March 8, 2007

    ".....all of the above"

    Judy Pfaff does lines (and circles) at Rice Gallery

  • Film

    December 15, 2005

    Monkey Business

    Peter Jackson spares no expense for a Kong that's just too long

  • Home Entertainment

    October 20, 2005
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    September 15, 2005
  • Music

    January 13, 2005

    Method Rocking

    Minnie Driver and Juliette Lewis have started bands. Come on, you know you're curious.

  • Film

    December 23, 2004

    Second Run

    Celebrating the overachieving, underhyped movies of 2004

  • Music

    November 18, 2004

    Benny Blanko

    8 Ft. in the Air (Playhouse)

  • Film

    July 15, 2004

    A Gift to Grief

    Jeff Bridges is at his swaggering best in this film about a couple wrecked by loss

  • Film

    July 24, 2003

    Making Book

    Seabiscuit is a good enough breed to overtake other summer movies

  • Music

    February 17, 2000

    Playbill

    Brian McKnight, Neural Nectar

  • Film

    February 3, 2000

    That Was Then...

    Confusing Simpatico explores the guilt that haunts three friends who pulled a scam in their youth

  • Film

    July 8, 1999

    Conspiracy Theory

    Arlington Road runs through an American insurrection

  • Film

    March 5, 1998
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    July 7, 1994

    No Bang, No Bing, No Boom

    Blown Away isn't just about bombs. It is one.

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