Mel Gibson

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    August 21, 2014
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    February 27, 2014

    Who Killed the Romantic Comedy?

    Rom-coms used to be a cash cow — and wildly popular with audiences. What happened?

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    October 10, 2013

    Machete Kills Is a B-Movie Worth Buying

    Machete is back for more giddy lunacy.

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    January 27, 2012

    12 Celebrity Chinese Zodiac Signs Explain All

    This week the Chinese community parties hard to celebrate its Lunar New Year. The Chinese New Year is spread out over a 15-day period and the Houston version is jam packed with traditional merriment. Two thousand twelve marks the year of the Dragon, which is said to be one of the most fortunate yea ... More >>

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    September 15, 2011

    Pop Rocks: We Must Avenge Patrick Swayze

    ​Assholes: Surf thriller "Point Break" will get a modern update by Alcon and Warner Bros., much to fans' chagrin. According to, the new version will be set in the world of extreme sports. Kurt Wimmer ("Salt," the upcoming "Total Recall" remake) has written the script for the ne ... More >>

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    March 3, 2011

    Medical Alert: Alcohol Is Turning Our Celebrities into Anti-Semites

    How drunk celebrities see the world​Time was, a celebrity with negative opinions about "ze Jews" could opine about the threat they posed to Western culture until he/she was blue in the face, and many did (Henry Ford and Charles Lindbergh, to name a couple). Then World War II and the Holocaust ... More >>

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    December 31, 2010

    Top Ten Celebrities This Decade Who Crashed and Burned with Video Evidence

    And a partridge in a pear tree...​Last week, we gave you our list of celebrities who manage to save their careers after difficult times. This week, we go a different direction. If we have learned anything from TMZ, it's that people love celebrity scandals and the more salacious it is, the more ... More >>

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    December 24, 2010

    Top Ten Celebrities This Decade Who Overcame Controversy

    The center of all things smarmy and controversial.​Celebrities have money and fame and are constantly surrounded by controversy. Many of them never make it back from a serious legal problem or a major embarrassment. Ask Mel Gibson. Others, however, find their footing and manage to right the s ... More >>

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    September 10, 2010

    Florida Pastor Cancels Koran Bonfire; 4 Things He Should Consider Burning Instead

    "Trust me, I have a mustache."​We've established that Rev. Terry Jones -- you know, the Florida pastor who told Anderson Cooper that he knew the definition of bigot, but doesn't see himself as one, even though he is intolerant of other religions, especially Islam -- well, he isn't liked by a ... More >>

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    July 21, 2010

    The 15 Most Annoying Ringtones You Can Get

    Photo illustration by John Seaborn Gray​It's not good enough for a phone to simply ring anymore. Your phone's ring must say something about you, become an expression of your unique individuality, or, failing that, let everyone around you know that you really, really like that OutKast song that ... More >>

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    July 14, 2010

    Five Musicians Who Can Help Mel Gibson Reform His Image

    ​Just in case you haven't heard the audio tapes of famed actor/ultra-religious headcase Mel Gibson unleashing slur-filled invective at his wife Oksana Grigorieva, you can listen to them here, but you've got to be warned, it is not even remotely safe for work unless you work in a Neo-Nazi biker ... More >>

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    July 9, 2010

    Mel Gibson's Rant: Five Celebrity Rants He's Competing With

    Mel Gibson, looking up at Sugar Tits​Mel Gibson's lunatic rant has made it online, which means we can stack it up against other lunatic rants.1. Alec Baldwin. Things you don't want to be caught shouting at your pre-teen daughter: "You're a rude, thoughtless little pig" and "I don't give a damn tha ... More >>

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    July 8, 2010

    Pop Rocks: Mel Gibson Was Framed

    ​Who will speak for the Road Warrior? I know you've all heard the...allegations by now: Mel Gibson knocked out a few of his girlfriend's teeth; Mel Gibson threatened to set fire to her house (but not before securing some...oral satisfaction first), Mel Gibson is a virulent racist: "If you ge ... More >>

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    May 11, 2010

    Today's DVDs: Good Actors In Bad Movies -- Legion, Edge of Darkness and Daybreakers

    ​Stick your hopes for quality cinematic releases back in your pocket. This week's list of DVD releases is topped by a trio of B-movie action flicks that star some A-list names: Legion with Paul Bettany, Charles Dutton and Dennis Quaid, Edge of Darkness with Mel Gibson and Daybr ... More >>

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    April 2, 2010

    Havin' Fun With Killin' Jesus: Five Movies To Celebrate Your Good Friday

    If you noticed a lack of traffic today and wondered why, you're a heathen.It's Good Friday, man. You should be out celebrating. Celebrating the sadistic killing of some guy who did nothing wrong, except maybe violate some liquor laws by turning water into wine.The Crucifixion (and subsequent Resurre ... More >>

  • Film

    January 28, 2010

    Back From the Edge?

    Mel Gibson gets some kind of revenge with a semi-successful vigilante flick.

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    January 19, 2010

    Pop Rocks: Golden Bozos

    You know awards season is in full swing when all the celebrities converge upon the Beverly Hilton to get drunk and act like receiving an award from the same organization that once honored Pia Zadora is something to be proud of.That's right, it was Golden Globes night last Sunday. And while the just ... More >>

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    October 9, 2009

    In Honor Of Sgt. York: The Five Guys With The Best Aim In The Movies

    It was 91 years ago that Sgt. Alvin York, a corporal in the U.S. 328th Infantry Regiment, single-handedly killed 28 German soldiers during a battle in France, forcing the surrender of 132 more. His actions earned him the Congressional Medal of Honor and rendered all subsequent cinematic displays of ... More >>

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    July 2, 2009

    For the Fourth Of July: Worst Cinematic Attempts At Patriotism

    This weekend, as we come together to celebrate Independence Day, let's do our best to remember what this holiday is all about. It's more than merely dodging DWI checkpoints on your way home from backyard barbecues and trying to decide between the Jon & Kate 8 or Deadliest Catch marathons on TV ... More >>

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    April 10, 2009

    For Good Friday: The Five Best Torture Scenes

    Today is Good Friday, so named because it's the day they finally offed that pompous windbag from Nazareth who would just not shut up about all his "Love your brother" crap. Have you met any of my brothers?Of course, the powers-that-be decided they wouldn't just kill Jesus, they had to torture him a ... More >>

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    June 30, 2008

    Pop Culture on Speed…or, "I Love The New Millennium"

    Remember low-rise jeans?!? Or when that Ken Jennings guy would not stop winning at “Jeopardy”?!? Or that crazy time Mel Gibson got arrested and he was totally wasted and spit out all that anti-Semitic hatred?!? OMG. I was, like, 28 when that happened. I remember it so well… Because it al ... More >>

  • Film

    April 3, 2008

    Worth the Gamble: The Grand

    Forget this movie's poker face. It's the people who are cards.

  • Home Entertainment

    May 24, 2007
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    April 19, 2007

    Hot Fuzz

    You liked Shaun of the Dead? Then Hot Fuzz will bust a cap in your arse

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    April 12, 2007
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    April 5, 2007

    The Passion of the Christ

    The River Oaks Theatre offers a dogmatic loophole

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    December 7, 2006

    Sugar Tit Tribe

    Apocalypto is pure, amoral sensationalism

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    November 17, 2006

    Who's cool?

    So the Who is back on tour. Why should we care? Well, to start with, it's the Who's first visit since original bassist John Entwistle died in 2002, some 38 years after joining the band (which is now called "the Two" by those keeping count). Also, in October, the Who released Endless Wire, its first ... More >>

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    April 28, 2005

    Nailed by the Cops

    A fashionable burglar gets nabbed

  • Calendar

    April 14, 2005
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    December 23, 2004

    Fahrenheit 2004

    Remembering the movies that heated up cinemas this year

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    May 20, 2004

    The Passion of Brian

    Move over, Mel, it's the second coming of Monty Python

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    March 11, 2004
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    February 26, 2004

    Suffer Unto Mel

    Mel Gibson's Passion is more torture-test than devotional

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    August 14, 2003
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    July 24, 2003

    Holy Father

    When it comes to the Catholic hierarchy, Mel Gibsons dad is one Mad Max

  • Film

    March 20, 2003

    Take a Hike

    Gerry survives nicely on scant dialogue and ample images

  • Calendar

    October 3, 2002

    Corny Fun

    Sienna Plantation wants you to get lost

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    August 1, 2002

    Signs of Faith

    Mel Gibson has a close encounter with God -- or just a mean E.T.

  • Film

    February 28, 2002

    Solid Soldiers

    Vietnam's first battle delivers a real dread of war so lacking in Black Hawk Down

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    December 14, 2000

    The Theater Shopping Network

    Apparently What Women Want is a feature-length commercial

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    June 29, 2000

    What So Proudly We Hail

    Sure, The Patriot is mawkish nationalism disguised as summer entertainment, but we'll wave the flag anyway

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    March 23, 2000

    Prepare for Landing

    The appropriately named Jet Li may prove Americans are finally primed for Far East mayhem

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    February 4, 1999

    Pulp Friction

    Gibson's Payback translates solidly to the screen

  • Film

    August 7, 1997

    But What If the Nuts Are Right?

    Conspiracy Theory offers a new action hero: the addled Everyman

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    January 16, 1997
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    November 7, 1996

    Mel as Mogul

    Gibson's star power drives Ransom

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    May 25, 1995

    Mad Mel's Epic Adventure

    Mel Gibson puts himself on the line for Braveheart

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    June 2, 1994

    The Mild, Mild West

    Maverick proves harmless -- and charmless

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    December 30, 1993

    What It Is, What It Was, What It Shall Be

    A review of the films of '93, and hopes for an adventurous '94

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