Midnight in Paris

  • Film

    April 10, 2014

    The God Who Wanted Jeans

    Tom Hiddleston threatens to one day play a normal guy.

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2012

    Health Department Roundup: House of Blues, Sparkle's and more

    Which sounds more glamorous, the French cabaret of the 19th century, or Houston's Secret Cabaret of the far end of North Shepherd? It's difficult to say - we'd have to travel north on 45, and later back in time, to make an assessment, and we're not going to do either. There are dragons outside the L ... More >>

  • Film

    July 5, 2012

    To Rome with Love

    Everything continues apace in Woody Allen's latest comedy, and that's not so bad.

  • Film

    June 28, 2012

    Woody's Roman Holiday

    Woody Allen and two co-stars meet in L.A. to talk about his new film, To Rome With Love, and some old themes (art, death, love).

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2012

    Rest Of The Best: Houston's Top 7 Downtown Bars

    Life is about perspective and so is Houston's downtown. Perhaps some look at it as a commercial district and once wannabe party king who lost its luster with the emergence of its cousin Midtown. Or you can see it as a beautiful skyline -- the best in Texas -- that's lightly peppered with a magnifice ... More >>

  • Film

    May 24, 2012
  • Film

    February 16, 2012

    For Better or for Amnesia

    Rachel McAdams gets the sense knocked out of her in The Vow.

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2012

    Oscar Categories That We Wish Existed

    By now you have all seen this year's Oscar nominations, released yesterday, in Beverly Hills, California. Nine films were nominated for Best Picture, including Hugo, Moneyball, War Horse, The Artist, Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, The Help, Midnight in Paris and The Tree of Life. Fun stuff, espe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2011

    Jewish Christmas: Chinese Take-Out, Woody Allen, and Champagne

    Photo by Jeremy Parzen.Champagne isn't just for celebrating. It's also one of the world's greatest food-friendly wines.​Like many Jewish-Americans, I grew up going to the movies and eating classic Americanized Chinese food on Christmas Day. Today, now that I'm all growed up and married to a M ... More >>

  • Articles

    December 22, 2011
  • Culture

    December 22, 2011

    The Film Issue

    Looking back on the year in movies, and what's coming in 2012.

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2011

    The Ten Worst Movies of 2011...In Advance

    Oh, don't act surprised.​2011 is barely out of the oven and I'm already filled with dread. Could it be the fact I've spent the entire year so far coughing up chunks of green lung tissue? That I've finally despaired of ever finding a writing gig that doesn't involve "Lady Gaga sex tape" Google ... More >>