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Julia Roberts

  • Film

    February 27, 2014

    Who Killed the Romantic Comedy?

    Rom-coms used to be a cash cow — and wildly popular with audiences. What happened?

  • Film

    June 13, 2013

    To Actresses on the Brink of 40: Go Bad or Go Home

    Playing evil is more fun than playing good anyway, right?

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2012

    Wait a Minute! Who Is That? Top 10 Videos With Famous Actor Cameos

    When you are an actor, you take basically whatever will feed you just as long as you get to perform. Many actors either got their start in music videos or they will appeared in one after they got famous. Oftentimes, they are pretty memorable.

  • Film

    May 31, 2012

    Snow White and the Huntsman

    The latest Snow White is a tale overtold.

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2012

    Relationships Suck: Top 5 Movies About Awful Couplings

    There is nothing more wonderful than being alone on Valentine's Day! Naturally, we are being sarcastic. As one half of a couple, Valentine's Day brings potential surprise engagements, co-worker jealousy-inducing flower deliveries, overpriced prix fixe dinners, a reason to shop at Victoria's Secret, ... More >>

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    January 5, 2012
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    December 27, 2011

    Pop Rocks: And Now, Your Worst Movies of 2011

    As 2011 draws to a close, the natural tendency is to reflect on events of the past 12 months. Did we accomplish everything we'd hoped? Did we end the year in a better place than we started? Did that terrifying rash all over our genitalia clear up on its own, or should we finally see a doctor? For ... More >>

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    December 27, 2011

    Pop Rocks: The Worst Movies of 2011

    As 2011 draws to a close, the natural tendency is to reflect on events of the past 12 months. Did we accomplish everything we'd hoped? Did we end the year in a better place than we started? Did that terrifying rash all over our genitalia clear up on its own, or should we finally see a doctor? For ... More >>

  • Film

    June 30, 2011

    Middle of the Road

    Tom Hanks ages into mid-life obsolescence in the middling Larry Crowne.

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2011

    Pop Rocks: Non-Transformers Robot Movies We'd Like to See

    ​I have nothing against robots, per se. Some of the greatest antagonists in sci-fi have been fearsome automatons like those found in Fred Saberhagen's Berserker series, or the Terminator, or the...Battle Android Troopers (B.A.T.s) from G.I. Joe. I guess. And although robot offerings in recent ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2010

    So Who Hasn't Gotten Naked?

    W Magazine: All about the art.​In the latest news from the Land That Talent Forgot, Kim Kardashian has gone starkers for the November issue of W Magazine: Kim Kardashian has bared all on the cover of a fashion magazine. The reality star, who turns 30 on Oct. 21, appears nude on W Magazine's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2010

    Green Zone: Win A Free DVD, And Learn Why Matt Damon Is The Best Of The Ocean's 11 Actors

    Thank God Brad Pitt didn't star in this​Green Zone, by shaky-cam master Paul Greengrass, is the latest movie to try to buck the trend of box-office poison that is the Iraq War.Many have tried, but even the most celebrated of the Iraq War flicks, The Hurt Locker, wasn't a blockbuster. (Maybe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2010

    At 4:20 On 4/20, Music's Biggest Burnouts

    ​ You should all know what today is. Today is the day pot-smoking amateurs giggle to one another about how high they're going to be all day, while the real potheads simply wait with stoic stoner patience for the magic hour to roll around. Yeah, you'll know the real burnouts when you see them. Not ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2010

    Five Movie Couples With Worse Chemistry Than Gerard Butler And Jennifer Aniston

    The Bounty Hunter earned $21 million at the box office last weekend. A respectable take, though only enough to place third -- behind Alice in Wonderland and fellow opener Diary of a Wimpy Kid. The movie still looks like it'll earn a decent haul, then again, I don't remember seeing any of the Wimpy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2010

    For St. Patrick's Day: Five Irish Movies You Need To See

    Tomorrow is St. Patrick's Day, when everyone's Irish, yadda yadda yadda.How best to get ready for it? Watching a movie tonight would be one way. Unfortunately, a lot of the "great" Irish movies suck. The Quiet Man? Oy vey. Maureen O'Hara is nicely feisty, but John Wayne is as wooden as ever and the ... More >>

  • Film

    February 11, 2010

    Looking for Love in All the Wrong Places

    So many stars, so many storylines: It's a Valentine's Day massacre!

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2009

    Pop Rocks: Dear John...Cusack

    ​You used to be cool, John Cusack.We first noticed it in the 1980s, when "cool" didn't have a lot of meaning. People used the word in connection with Jan Hammer, the Go-Bots, and Kirk Cameron, which should give you an idea how lost we really were. But somehow you dodged the pitfalls of The Bre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2009

    Congressman Michael McCaul Lands The Big Kahuna -- Rush

    Illustration by marsdencartoonsCongressman Michael McCaul, whose district stretches (somehow) from Katy to Austin, has landed a Big Fish for a fundraiser: Rush Limbaugh, the de facto head of the current Republican party.An invitation to the May 28 event in Houston has gone out to supporters. McCaul' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2009

    Aftermath: Bonnie Raitt at Verizon Wireless Theater

    Photos by Craig Hlavaty For someone with such a deep California/New England pedigree - daughter of Broadway/Hollywood actor John Raitt, schooled at Radcliffe and the Northeast coffeehouse '60s folk scene, now living in Northern California - Bonnie Raitt sure gets Texas music. She could almost be the ... More >>

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    March 19, 2009
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    July 3, 2008

    Kit Kittredge Is As American as Overpriced Dolls

    All it takes to cure the Depression is a little Miss Sunshine

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    June 9, 2008
  • Music

    April 17, 2008

    Last Concert Café

    Hippie wolves haunt and howl at the former whorehouse

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    February 24, 2008
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    January 8, 2008
  • Home Entertainment

    November 17, 2005
  • Music

    September 15, 2005

    Lyle Lovett

    Sunday, September 18, at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 2005 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands, 281-363-3300.

  • Calendar

    May 19, 2005

    First Dance

    Bride and groom take the stage at "Encore!"

  • Film

    December 9, 2004

    Faker's Dozen

    A rare superior sequel, Ocean's Twelve entertains with cinematic sleight of hand

  • Film

    December 2, 2004

    Closer to Fine

    Urban savages wage war over sex in Mike Nichols's dreadfully funny new film

  • Calendar

    November 11, 2004

    Style Council

    Macy's Impulse party is all about chic shopping

  • Calendar

    October 16, 2003

    The Jizz Age

    X-rated starlets bust through the fourth wall

  • Film

    October 9, 2003

    A Ball, Screwed

    The Coens make a '40s comedy with a Cary named Clooney

  • Film

    January 23, 2003

    Year of the Woman

    The big-screen dames of cinema 2003 will keep you watching

  • Film

    August 1, 2002

    Full Frontal Assault

    Soderbergh shoots in digital and hits his target: Hollywood

  • Film

    March 1, 2001

    Los Gringos Locos

    Julia Roberts's and Brad Pitt's performances go straight south in The Mexican

  • Film

    December 28, 2000

    Better in Pairs

    Generally a letdown, the year in film offered some well-crafted works that are best viewed as double features

  • Film

    April 27, 2000

    Okie Glamour

    Ashley Judd and Natalie Portman as poor white folk? It's best not to question the attraction of Where the Heart Is.

  • Film

    March 16, 2000

    Boob Job

    Julia Roberts and her cleavage fight social injustice in Erin Brockovich

  • Film

    July 29, 1999

    Wasted Wedding

    Star power can't rescue this unreally bad story

  • Film

    May 27, 1999

    Notting Off

    Star power isn't enough to overcome this hollow romance

  • Film

    December 24, 1998

    Super Stepmom

    Tears will flow over this terrific showcase for Sarandon

  • Calendar

    November 5, 1998

    Night & Day

    November 5 - 11, 1998

  • Film

    August 7, 1997

    But What If the Nuts Are Right?

    Conspiracy Theory offers a new action hero: the addled Everyman

  • Film

    July 31, 1997

    Perfect Mess

    What's wrong with this Picture? Everything.

  • Film

    June 19, 1997

    Petty Woman

    Wedding smothers the romantic comedy -- by embracing it hard

  • Film

    January 16, 1997

    Manhattan Melodies

    In Woody's world, everyone erupts into show tunes

  • Film

    October 31, 1996

    Irish Republican Angst

    Michael Collins examines the man behind the IRA

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    March 21, 1996
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    December 22, 1994

    Low Fashion

    Robert Altman's Ready to Wear is all dressed up with nowhere to go

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