UPDATED (3:15 p.m.): According to Live Nation, Band of Horses has added a show October 24 at House of Blues. Tickets go on sale tomorrow at noon at livenation.com. The Railroad Revival tour, featuring Willie Nelson, Band of Horses, Jamey Johnson and actor John C. Reilly's band, has been canceled, a ... More >>
First up: Damn. According to Space City Rock (via Pegstar), the upcoming Guided by Voices show next Monday (Sept. 24) at Warehouse Live has been canceled. That would have been cool. Anyhow, if you're a fan of shimmery guitars and sad songs, get thee to Cactus Music this evening at 5 p.m. sharp, for ... More >>
Talking 70mm, Joaquin Phoenix, and researching Scientology for his sixth and most anticipated film
Last year the newborn Railroad Revival Tour made waves with Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeroes, Old Crow Medicine Show, and Mumford & Sons on a six-show jaunt from California to Louisiana with a stop way out west in Marfa. The tour even spawned a concert film, Big Easy Express, that premiered at th ... More >>
I didn't know Rocco DiSpirito was a Jonas Brother! And was that really Gordon Ramsay starring opposite Will Ferrell in Step Brothers? Who knew! Check out these and more Celebrity Chef Doppelgangers: 13. Rocco DiSpirito vs. Nick Jonas Renowned chef, cookbook author and the fifth Jonas Brother.
Houston's own globe-trekking Robert Ellis received an Emerging Artist of the Year nomination from the Americana Music Association Thursday afternoon. The ceremony was officiated by actor and musician John C. Reilly, and featured performances by Ellis and a few other big names like Lucinda Williams a ... More >>
Tilda Swinton and her problem child in We Need to Talk About Kevin.
The parental rage of brownstone Brooklyn in Carnage.
Looking back on the year in movies, and what's coming in 2012.
You know the drill: the fall movie season starts today, my pretties (my review of Contagion will be up soon...there's a reason it didn't make the preview). Yesterday we covered the first half of 2011's most anticipated upcoming releases, determined through a rigorous scientific analysis consi ... More >>
Photos by Jason WolterJesse DaytonBecoming Kinky: The World According To Kinky Friedman McGonigel's Mucky Duck March 28, 2011 Check out our a slideshow from the play's opening night. What a smooth, hilarious thing the opening and world premiere of Becoming Kinky: The World According To Kink ... More >>
Photos by Jim Bricker Tim & Eric, Neil Hamburger FItzgerald's November 12, 2010 It took Aftermath a while to "get" Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim's Awesome Show (Great Job). We were a fan of their original Adult Swim offering, Tom Goes to the Mayor, but at first unfairly lumped in their m ... More >>
Peter Pan complexes collide in Cyrus.
Face of a cop, apparentlyCyrus is a quirky comedy starring Jonah Hill, Marisa Tomei and John C. Reilly.Reilly plays a guy whose romance with Tomei gets complicated by her relationship with Hill, a son who's kind of challenging.Reilly does not play a cop. Actually, he hasn't in a while, but starti ... More >>
Enjoy the great indoors!
Cirque du Freak tries to get in on the trend. Fails.
Shane Acker creates an animated postapocalyptic hellscape in 9. WALL-E would never get out alive.
The paradox of the Oscars is that while nobody outside of the incestuous parallel reality of Hollywood really cares about them, we still find ourselves drawn to the spectacle like illiterates to a Rock of Love marathon. The nominations for the 81st Academy Awards will be announced this week, so we d ... More >>
Ferrell, Reilly, McKay & Co. still don't wanna grow up. And thank God for that
Male fulfillment and lack thereof
Judd Apatow's pretty good year and much more
Sending up the biopic, this film sells cheap laughs, lame cameos and lifeless Cox
Judd Apatow explains himself.
Mike White's low-key directorial debut makes nice while slyly nipping at suburban America
Tenacious D gets the band back together, and...and... and ?
The loudest, boldest comic actor around takes an endless victory lap
And comes up with a random smattering of tortured musings
Garrison Keillor's Prairie makes a fine pasture for Altman
Howard Hughes gets what he wants, in this case a fun and loving biopic
Sandler and Nicholson yell at each other, and it's unpleasant
Streep, Moore and Kidman reveal that it's sad to be sad
Chicago dances its way through the origins of the celebrity crook
Martin Scorsese looks at the roots of New York's violence, with mixed results
The Good Girl transforms Jennifer Aniston into a crazy cracker everywoman
A lack of perspective crashes this Anniversary Party in the Hollywood Hills
Is he a writer, director, actor or...sex symbol? Um, yes--and more
Disaster film sinks under its own melodramatic weight
Director borrows from the Robert Altman stylebook to create his Magnolia "masterpiece"
Costner scores by striking out the schmaltz
The hugely ambitious Boogie Nights revisits the sex-film world of the 1970s
Move aside Sly and Arnold, Meryl's gone muscular