Polanski's light touch makes this more fun than it promises.
The end of cinema? Hardly.
Today is the 53rd birthday of Mark Romanek. Though he's a perfectly legit Hollywood director of great films like One Hour Photo and Never Let Me Go, he is also responsible for some of the greatest music videos of all time. For 20 years he has worked with top-level performers, and today we celebrate ... More >>
The Hobby Center is far better than the Music HallAn enormous dragon hung over the front of the Hobby Center's stage yesterday -- it took 10 hours of work to reassemble it and place it there on Monday.Below, workers were stringing cable, putting hardware and software into its final places, all pr ... More >>
Look at your problems from a little higher up
Photo by Margaret DowningThe Mary Poppins house was brought in by truck and moved into the Hobby Center in two big pieces starting Wednesday morning. First the top was suspended from the ceiling and then the bottom slid in under that. It was a majestic sight, a feat of well-practiced enginee ... More >>
Welcome to Baz Luhrmann's not-quite-marvelous land of Oz
Dame Julie Andrews Hobby Center December 3, 2007 Better Than: The network TV broadcast of The Sound of Music Download: “Le Jazz Hot” from Victor/Victoria Monday night at the Hobby Center, Dame Julie Andrews gave an inspiring lecture about her experiences on stage and in film, her involvement ... More >>
Acting royalty Dame Julie is the latest to appear in the Brilliant Lecture series
Chatterley adaptation makes the orgasmic organic
Art imitates life as U.S. directors command this year's fest, with only China rivaling for celluloid domination.
Beatrix Potter gets an extreme makeover
Urs Fischer gets all the room he needs at the Blaffer
A truly universal remote leads to Sandler's best movie in years
Wednesday, February 22, at Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, 713-629-3700.
Emma Thompson's Nanny McPhee becomes a thing of beauty
A KISS goodbye?
Tommy Tune comes home, and brings Buskers with him
A gay martyr gets a breath of life from Houston Grand Opera