Film falls on the wrong side of the line between restrained and drab.
Earlier this month your intrepid VJ brought you a music video called "The Greeks" from London band Is Tropical and the filmmakers at MEGAFORCE. It detailed a children's war game enhanced with anime-style explosions, blood and just all-around awesome, over-the-top violence. While somewhat offensive ... More >>
Mt. Eden Rich's April 20, 2012 Friday, Mt. Eden, a music duo from New Zealand that is not Flight of the Concords, played a show at Rich's. And they were very good. At least, I suspect that they were, and that's the probably closest anyone can get to conclusively arguing an opinion one way or the ot ... More >>
wallpaperbase.com"The Tinderbox"For music lovers, few experiences outrank the transcendent nature of witnessing a great live music performance. And most avid fans have a tried and trusted circle of friends they take along for the ride, knowing that even the most righteous rock show can be can ... More >>
A friend and I had just settled in to the bar at Simone on Sunset, a new wine and cocktail bar in Rice Village, when she commenced her preaching on the subject of gin. "I consider myself a gin missionary," she said. "A ginvangelist?" I punned back. "Yes," she declared. "A ginvangelist!" Sh ... More >>
Shortly after naming Kata Robata (3600 Kirby Dr, 713-526-8858) Houston's best new restaurant, we learned that they were getting a new chef: Seth Siegel-Gardner, a native Houstonian. EOW had the chance to speak with Siegel-Gardner in early December, just as he was rolling out his new menu. S ... More >>
The Everly Brothers Reunion Concert: Live at the Royal Albert Hall Eagle Vision, 120 minutes, $11.98. Long before the professional pairings of the Robinsons, Gallaghers, Davies or even the Righteous, (and just after the Burnettes), there was the early rock and roll fraternal act of the Everl ... More >>
â€‹ We've all seen the famous footage of Jimi Hendrix humping, burning, and finally smashing his guitar to bits at the Monterey Pop Festival in 1967. What not many people realize is he initially performed this act of musical instrument immolation some months before, at the suggestion of writer Keith ... More >>
Yeah, you gotta have faith
Ziggy GruberFoodies generally acknowledge that one of the last authentic New York delicatessens in the world is located at 2327 Post Oak Blvd. Ziggy Gruber, owner/chef of Kenny & Ziggy's New York Delicatessen, recently spoke with Eating Our Words about how a third-generation deli man wound up ... More >>
Life Stinks, Blah, Blah, Blah
War on zombies, war on terror, what's the diff?
A chamber drama takes on big themes
Contemporary Africa -- with a theme
And comes up with a random smattering of tortured musings
Who will be the band of 2006, and why you shouldn’t care
An adopted transvestite searches for Mom but runs into everything else
These travel narratives are as much about the teller as the terrain
Our critics weigh in on local theater
A lackluster version of Oklahoma! stops at the Hobby
Book it to Main Street Theater and peek Underneath the Lintel
Boy in da Corner (XL Recordings)
A Houston computer whiz uses the Internet to become a Muslim marriage matchmaker
Streep, Moore and Kidman reveal that it's sad to be sad
Saturday, June 29
Albert and Allen Hughes deliver a sensuous but grisly message From Hell.
In Shockheaded Peter, bad boys and girls get what they deserve -- and then some
Acoustic Alchemy was soft jazz before soft jazz was soft?
December 24 - 30, 1998
The Governess looks good but turns unlikable
Be glad that In the Name of the Father was made. But don't expect this Irish movie to leave anyone's eyes crying.