Let's all stop embarrassing Texas now, please.
We look at the year a man fell in love with a phone and a whole lot more.
Michael Bay injects potent absurdity into the unbelievable true story of Pain & Gain.
Today the Internet is awash with song suggestions to help you get your honeys into a sexin' mood, but I've collected some stories from completely real people that I in no way made up to serve as a warning that your Valentine's playlist has got to be foolproof. I've chosen four to prove that with on ... More >>
Major League Baseball decided to delay announcing the 2013 Hall of Fame induction class until Wednesday this week so as not to have the news buried by coverage of the historic clash between Alabama and Notre Dame for the BCS title. For Major League Baseball, it's a refreshing dose of self awareness ... More >>
Looking for David O. Russell in Silver Linings Playbook.
UPDATE (2:03 p.m.): Alice In Chains was advertised but dropped out, and was replaced with Australia's Baby Animals. The year 1992 was an important one for me as far as Houston concerts are concerned: It's the first time I went to a concert within the Houston city limits, the "Outside Broadcast" leg ... More >>
See more with Michael Sweet in this week's issue of the Houston Press. In the 1980s, contemporary Christian music was on the cusp of accepting a nice little jolt of electricity for headbangers everywhere. That jolt of electricity, my friends, was Stryper. They burst onto the scene and have since p ... More >>
When Ronnie James Dio succumbed to stomach cancer in May 2010 (some reports say it occurred here at M.D. Anderson), heavy metal lost its arguably greatest voice. And with a career spanning decades in bands like Elf, Rainbow, Black Sabbath/Heaven & Hell, and his own Dio, he left a lot of material to ... More >>
ztams.comWendy O. Williams, seen here with Motorhead front man Lemmy KilmisterIt may sound silly, but boobs are powerful things. Men are fascinated and entranced by them, while women constantly obsess over their size and shape. In a way, they're not unlike the ring in Lord of the Rings: Capab ... More >>
Photos by Allison Wagonericeage, Balaclavas The Backroom at the Mink July 15, 2011 A lot of folks have a dirty habit of going full-throttle on a new band with only one album and a few singles, lumping praise on them before they can really live up to it. Aftermath has done it in the past (Die ... More >>
Only this time, no cropped shirts.Or maybe even "Okay News/Bad News," depending on your feelings regarding San Dimas High School football. That's right, the rumors you've heard may or may not be true in that a third Bill and Ted movie might or might not be getting made: Keanu Reeves has be ... More >>
They wouldn't dare...We've done this on Pop Rocks a few times already, not that it's made any difference. All those upcoming crimes against cinema -- from The Birds to Fright Night to Escape From New York -- are all due to be released in the next few years (Fright Night this summer). And ther ... More >>
I realize the actual Academy Awards aren't set to be broadcast until Sunday night, when millions of people will watch -- for the first hour, at least -- as co-hosts James Franco and Anne Hathaway lob Nerfball zingers at their fellow actors, make passively tasteless jokes about speech impedime ... More >>
Will Ferrell has been a little uneven in his comedies lately -- Land of the Lost and Semi-Pro, for instance -- but you know the slump won't last. Not only because he's inherently hilarious, but because we've got Funny or Die providing all the evidence we need that he hasn't become some secluded sta ... More >>
Enjoy the great indoors!
Tina Fey and Steve Carell go lowbrow and chemistry-free in Date Night.
Thanks to the magic of 3-D CGI, Peter Jackson makes a one-dimensional Lovely Bones.
Photos courtesy of Kimi HernsbergerPicture yourself as a snail-sized shovel with the mind of an eight-year-old in the backyard of your parents' house during summer vacation in the suburbs, slowly digging in the dirt looking for nothing in particular, your mom yelling at you to stop or you'll dig you ... More >>
Master of Metal
Cannes 2007 was a success, but how many of its movies will you actually get to see?
How the Americans fared at Cannes.
A hero of the Hong Kong new wave returns the compliment
The year in review
Lord of War unloads one of the year's best cinema moments
Minnie Driver and Juliette Lewis have started bands. Come on, you know you're curious.
A gusher lay beneath the surface, but you had to drill deep
Tim Burton monkeys around with the original Planet of the Apes, but is it evolution?
Disaster film sinks under its own melodramatic weight
The appropriately named Jet Li may prove Americans are finally primed for Far East mayhem
Director borrows from the Robert Altman stylebook to create his Magnolia "masterpiece"
Peddling smut is this young man's version of the American Dream
The hugely ambitious Boogie Nights revisits the sex-film world of the 1970s
This is the way the year ends, this is the way the year ends, this is the way the year ends, not with a bang but a ... year-end roundup