Kill Bill

  • Film

    September 18, 2014

    Kevin Smith’s Tusk Labors for Infamy

    Tusk is kind of terrible, but at least it’s trying to be about something.

  • Film

    September 11, 2014

    Kevin Smith's Tusk Labors for Infamy

    Tusk is kind of terrible, but at least it’s trying to be about something.

  • Film

    January 2, 2014
  • Blogs

    September 23, 2013

    Chef Chat, Part 1: JD Woodward of Goro & Gun

    This is the first part of a two-part series. Check back with us tomorrow to read Part 2. From the moment it opened, Goro & Gun seemed to suffer an identity crisis. The place that was supposed to be the first authentic ramen shop in Houston couldn't seem to offer the ramen that people wanted, and di ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2013

    Can One Woman Eat a 24-Inch Shrimp Po-Boy?

    Some people spent their Valentine's Day dining amid white tablecloths or indulging in a quiet, romantic meal at home. Still others spent it as any other Thursday evening. I spent mine watching one of my best friends come face to face with two feet of bread, fried shrimp and hot sauce. "I've been tr ... More >>

  • Film

    January 3, 2013

    Defending Tarantino

    What critics who attack the director's borrowings miss.

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2012

    Last Night: RZA at Warehouse Live

    RZA Warehouse Live October 16, 2012 At three separate intervals of Tuesday night, Wu-Tang Clan leader RZA took to a table, grabbed a bottle of alcohol and declared, "Tonight isn't about me rapping -- it's about a celebration." Indeed it was. The Clan head and master of Shaolin had been hard at wor ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 14, 2012
  • Blogs

    May 11, 2012

    Last Night: Calle 13 At House Of Blues

    Calle 13 House of Blues May 10, 2012 Repeat after me: "Ka-yeay, Tress-say." OK then, now that we can all pronounce their name, I can begin to tell you how this trio of siblings from Puerto Rico turned a bouncy party song (Atrévete-te-te) into an anthem that helped evolve the group into a revolutio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2012

    5 Most Needless Song Updates

    We got into rock journalism from being a local musician, so we understand both sides of the industry pretty well. We've recorded songs that later-on we wish we'd done very differently, and the temptation to go back and re-try for perfection can be very overpowering. Take it from us, though, do not f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2011

    True Blood: Nick Cave, Neko Case Open Season 4

    Alan Ball was known for his masterful use of music in Six Feet Under. He's lost none of his touch when it comes to his current HBO series, True Blood - which happens to be set in the Louisiana swamps, not terribly far from Houston. ​We're a little more than a month away from the fourth seaso ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2011

    Seven Movie Roles We Think Would Be Perfect for Nicki Minaj

    All work and no play make Nicki something something...​Hip hop artist Nicki Minaj might be getting an opportunity to use the drama skills she acquired when she was studying acting at the performing arts high school she attended in New York. She's already exhibited her acting skills in two of h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2010

    The Ballad Of Randy Quaid

    Hopefully he learned a few tricks in Midnight Express.​Americans, as a people, are fascinated by stories of outlaws. English bandit Robin Hood has been dead for 500 years (give or take) and they're still making crappy movies about him. And the Old West remains a fertile ground for tales of rom ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2010

    Wine-O: Ex-Spiritual Rapper Set To Go "Bang Bang"

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2010

    The Top Five Overexposed Classical Works In The Movies

    ​ Have you heard of the Wilhelm Scream? Basically, it was a one-second sound bite from a bit character in a 1951 movie that somehow made its way into Warner Brothers Studios' collection of sound effects. It has since been used as a special effect in hundreds - maybe thousands - of films, from ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 1, 2010

    Kill Bill: The Whole Bloody Affair

    Quentin Tarantino unleashes the revengeful bride

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2009

    Artist of the Week: Matt Harlan

    Each Wednesday, Rocks Off arbitrarily appoints one lucky local performer or group "Artist of the Week," bestowing upon them all the fame and grandeur such a lofty title implies. Know a band or artist that isn't awful? Email their particulars to It's hard to explain ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 21, 2008

    Death Proof

    Quentin Tarantino puts a crazy stunt driver into his B-movie homage

  • Dining

    August 30, 2007

    Genji Japanese Restaurant and Karaoke Bar

    It's always a party at Genji Japanese Restaurant and Karaoke Bar