Right now we feel like Jeff Goldblum in Jurassic Park. We could have told everyone this disaster was going to happen. Maybe not as quickly and drastically as it did, but with so many butterflies flapping their wings in Peking, plus what we witnessed when we worked there in college, it was inevitable ... More >>
John Hammond, the billionaire CEO of InGen and the curator of Jurassic Park found out the hard way that sometimes things from another time and place don't mesh well with different surroundings. A guy even got eaten by a Tyrannosaurus rex while he was taking a dump, and one of those spitting dinosaur ... More >>
This image of Jeff Goldblum would make a nice update to the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. We wanted to focus on Cuban restaurants for the roundup, in honor of Elian Gonzalez's 18th birthday week. There weren't any Cuban restaurants on this week's list, though, so we're just looking at Hispan ... More >>
Closes June 4!
When it comes to one-hit wonders, Biz Markie certainly ranks up there. His horribly off-key, ubiquitous, feel good song "Just a Friend" propelled the hip hop artist into the pop culture stratosphere and helped us all to understand that singing, literally, isn't everything.¬†Needless to say, it was ... More >>
The Place: Oishii Japanese Sushi Bar 3764 Richmond 713-621-8628 http://www.oishiihouston.com/ The Hours: 3 to 7 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 3 to 6 p.m. Saturdays The Deals: $1.25 domestics, $1.75 Japanese imports, $3 large hot sake, $4 house wine, 2 for $4 appetizers The Scene:Will Smith ... More >>
Rachel McAdams is married to her job and loving it in Morning Glory.
If you were born before, say, 1976 (the year of my little sister's birth and hence my arbitrary demarcation line for coolness), you probably spent a healthy chunk of your prime TV-watching years enjoying the programs of the late Stephen J. Cannell. The longtime writer/producer created some of ... More >>
For the past 15 years, the Vans Warped Tour has been barreling through city after city across the globe creating punk rockers out of boy scouts and riot grrls out of band geeks. The traveling punk, hardcore and emo road show has been coming to Houston since 1995. The first taste local punks got of f ... More >>
Hollywood plunders meaning from the Holocaust again
Looking back at Che, The Dark Knight, Milk, Slumdog Millionaire, Wall-E and many others, and looking ahead to 2009
Youre in trouble when you have to ask, Is that a meat-a-saurus?
Cowboys, crime fighters and the Hong Kong Cavaliers make for the strangest of strange bedfellows in this sci-fi cult classic
Barry Levinson wags the dog again, but his bark is worse than his bite
Mrs. Fresh Prince brings her "spiritual hardcore" to the Scout Bar. Deal with that.
Wes Anderson takes Bill Murray out to sea and strands him there
NASA scientists fear tepid response when aliens encounter Christopher Cross
The naked truth about why Houston isnít the third coast
Jurassic Park III has plenty of action, but it is saurly in need of a script
Cats & Dogs is all bark and no bite
The Jurassic Park sequel isn't nearly nasty enough
What this year's movies portend for next year
Independence Day has a concept. What it needs is a plot.
1996 Summer Guide
Image is all (but not enough) in the supernatural thriller Hideaway