Leni Riefenstahl

  • Film

    September 25, 2014

    Grub-Eating Boxtrolls Thrive in Moral Grayness

    A kiddie charmer that makes you laugh, cower and think of Hitler.

  • Film

    September 18, 2014

    Grub-eating Boxtrolls Thrive in Moral Grayness

    A kiddie charmer that makes you laugh, cower and think of Hitler.

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2008

    Aftermath: AC/DC at Toyota Center

      Photos by Daniel Kramer In this season of hard times, there could have been no better band to close out Houston's banner concert year than original Aussie working-class heroes AC/DC, who still look the part to a T. And Aftermath can't think of a better way to begin his review of last night' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2008

    It's Not Big-Oil Propaganda, Dammit

    Chesapeake Energy has announced the creation of "an online news channel" devoted to the Barnett Shale, a potentially huge natural-gas find that lies under much of the area around Fort Worth. Tracy Rowlett, a retiring Dallas anchorman who is to DFW what Ron Stone was to Houston, will be the managing ... More >>

  • Film

    July 10, 2008

    Paradise Lost in Surfwise

    Parenting off the grid — and eventually off the reservation — in this alt-family portrait

  • News

    November 22, 2007

    2007 Turkeys of the Year

    Priscilla Slade is the biggest gobbler of them all

  • Culture

    October 14, 2004


    Intricate, time-intensive works go up at Sicardi Gallery

  • News

    May 20, 2004

    Hey, PAL: Get Lost

    Budget cutbacks threaten one city program that works

  • Film

    June 7, 2001

    The Straight Shooter

    The no-bullshit Budd Boetticher took an unsentimental approach with his Ranown Cycle westerns

  • News

    December 28, 2000

    Year of Living Dangerously

    Sports palaces, city cell-phone shenanigans and subdivisions where Montrose once stood. Could any self-respecting survivalist leave the bunker behind?

  • Film

    December 21, 2000

    Recycled Gifts

    The ghost of Christmas Movies Past pays a visit to The Family Man

  • Film

    December 7, 2000

    Movie-House Hypothermia

    Vertical Limit buries viewers under an avalanche of mind-numbing tragedies

  • Film

    April 27, 1995

    Getting Hooked, Brilliantly

    With The Basketball Diaries, Leonardo DiCaprio becomes a star

  • Film

    August 18, 1994

    Denial of the Will

    Leni Riefenstahl looks at her past, but fails to confront it