Mike Nichols

  • Calendar

    May 22, 2014
  • Culture

    August 8, 2013

    Lovers and Warriors Hit the Stage for the Houston Shakespeare Festival

    Comedy fares a bit better than drama at this year's Houston Shakespeare Festival.

  • Culture

    January 13, 2011
  • Calendar

    December 17, 2009

    The Graduate

    "Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me."

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2008

    Six Degrees of Charlie Wilson’s War

    I’m sure that many of you are familiar the theory of Six Degrees of Separation – or at least the Hollywood version of Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon. In short, the theory posits that everyone person in the world is no more than six steps from each person on the planet. (In the Hollywood version, ... More >>

  • Film

    December 20, 2007

    The Kite Runner

    Controversy aside, this adaptation just won't fly

  • Film

    December 20, 2007

    Charlie Wilson's War

    All aboard the '80s way-back machine for Mike Nichols's good time Charlie

  • Home Entertainment

    September 13, 2007
  • Blogs

    June 15, 2007

    Sir Lancelot Waves Goodbye, and His Private Parts

    If you’re a Monty Python fan, or enjoy farting in peoples’ general direction, you’re no doubt aware that Spamalot is closing its run in Houston this week. We thought it would be cool to catch up with Patrick Heusinger, who plays the enviable roles of Sir Lancelot, Tim the Enchanter, the Knight ... More >>

  • Culture

    June 7, 2007


    Spamalot's hilarious high jinks ransack the Hobby Center

  • Film

    January 4, 2007

    Predator v. Predator

    Everyone's miserable in Patrick Marber's latest, and it feels so good

  • Film

    December 22, 2005

    The Flunk-Out

    Rumor Has It... this Graduate tribute deserves no honors

  • Film

    December 23, 2004

    From Major to Minor

    Why the best films of 2004 look like indies but aren't

  • Film

    December 23, 2004

    Leaning Sideways

    In a year when small movies came up big, picking the best was a Payne

  • Film

    December 2, 2004

    Closer to Fine

    Urban savages wage war over sex in Mike Nichols's dreadfully funny new film

  • Film

    August 12, 2004

    Yes, You Can

    In the Garden State, home is where Zach Braff's heart is

  • Film

    July 12, 2001

    Bland Ambition

    Motion to dismiss: Legally Blonde doesn't even have a case

  • Calendar

    October 5, 2000

    Hi, Bob!

    Bob's back

  • Film

    March 9, 2000

    Out of Orbit

    Garry Shandling is alien indeed in What Planet Are You From?

  • Film

    January 21, 1999

    Wonderfully Wicked

    A Simple Plan spins gold from stark greed

  • Film

    December 31, 1998

    Year of Yearning

    The old were bold in an era of Hollywood mainstream misses

  • Film

    March 19, 1998

    Clinton Without Contrasts

    Primary Colors gets the libido, misses the idealism

  • Music

    December 4, 1997

    Hip to Be Square

    Quality, not fashion, drives the legacy of Simon and Garfunkel

  • Film

    September 4, 1997

    Back to School

    Once again, here's to you, Mrs. Robinson

  • Film

    March 7, 1996

    Family Values

    The Birdcage updates La Cage Aux Folles with some political bite

  • Film

    June 23, 1994

    Jack's Back

    Nicholson makes Wolf savage fun