Someday, perhaps the good folks at ESPN will look back at the "Linsanity" portion of Jeremy Lin's NBA career, those magical few weeks in Feb. 2012, and put together a 30 for 30, or at the very least a 30 for 30 short. And might I suggest that if this film does come off, that ESPN ask for the rights ... More >>
Despite its weight, you’ll believe a man can fly — and it’s worth watching.
I'm not normally a superhero movie guy, but I will admit that the recent wave of superhero films the last five or six years has sucked me in. The Iron Man trilogy, the new Batman trilogy, the Avengers, I loved all of these movies. I'm especially excited for the new Superman movie, Man of Steel (com ... More >>
Two dissimilar artists are paired at the CAMH.
"What do a neuroscientist, a chocolatier and a private flight attendant have in common?" asks a release from CultureMap. I know there's a punch line in there somewhere, but, in this case, the line isn't a joke, but a teaser for CultureMap's charity event where attendees, for $35, can bid on a "'mini ... More >>
The Texans start operating like a bona fide NFL team.
This is still better than he looked in The Wicker Man.Nicolas Cage was arrested in New Orleans last Friday for domestic abuse, disturbing the peace, and public drunkenness (or as we call it in my house, The Wife's Undergrad Spring Break Trifecta). Let me repeat that: Cage was arrested in New ... More >>
Lindsay Lohan's in my next movie? Just leave the bottle.I'd done a decent job putting the fact they're rebooting the Superman franchise *again* next year out of my mind, that is until a flurry of recent Man of Steel-related news items popped up in the last week or so. "Wait," you're saying, ... More >>
Congratulations, MGMT. Now go make a better album.Like many other foods you thought you knew, eggs will now kill you. A salmonella contamination has caused a massive egg recall across the country, and it just seems to be getting worse. But, you know something, it's for our own good. If only ... More >>
Every year around this time, NFL prospects gather in Mobile, Alabama for the beginning of what amounts to a three-month job interview, complete with numerous forty-yard dashes, questions about their upbringing, and requests to "cough while I stick my fingers right...HERE!" It's a fascinating tim ... More >>
Indian Jewelry, "Seasonal Economy" At its gnarliest, Houston's Indian Jewelry reminds Friday Night Noise of that brief period a few years back where James Toth was transitioning away from being part of being the "Wooden Wand" part of the "Wooden Wand and the Vanishing Voice" equation, towards the "s ... More >>
In the age of limitless special effects, Richard Donners superhero flick could teach youngsters a thing or two about character.
In 1974, a bunch of folks made a holiday-themed flick. Theyd later all be famous
You'll swear you've seen this Superman somewhere before
Bobbindoctrin and IBP satirize the life of the "artist"
Don't come looking for subtlety, but Titanic is a great big, romantic cornball success
A Time to Kill does John Grisham proud