The movies that win the Oscar for Best Picture aren't the only ones that deserve your attention. Here are five films that were nominated, but lost, that we think are worth a screening.
Vera Farmiga tries save herself.
Welcome back to Five Spot. Every Friday, we'll examine a recent bit of music news and, albeit sometimes awkwardly, tie it to a bit of Houston rap. It's five videos and occasional cussing. Send tips to firstname.lastname@example.org. First, a qualifier: When we talk about Mo'Nique, same as when we t ... More >>
The award-winning comic-turned-actress is putting her serious side away for a while
Newcomer Katie Jarvis's teen misfit swims upstream in Fish Tank.
Precious pushes the limits of taste, but locates the heart — and hell — of its heroine's struggle.
Photo by Sandra KoopThe 2009 Cinema Arts Festival Houston is rolling out the red carpet as we speak, for today's opening night screenings.Over at the Angelika Film Center, the highly anticipated Precious starts at 7 p.m., while over at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, the festival's opening nigh ... More >>
Simon Pegg may not have the ideal physique to play hefty, but he's a good fit
Our picks for the week of March 29
Antonio Banderas pulses with passion in Take the Lead
Domino chronicles the life of a model-turned-bounty hunter
These Queens attempt to exert class while still maintaining ghetto credibility.