Artist Luc Tuymans at the Menil is a better painter than curator of work done by himself and others.
That sub is OBVIOUSLY an October sun.Today is the 70the anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, the Greatest Generation's 9/11. Since then the Day of Infamy has shown up in many movies, most notably 1970's Tora! Tora! Tora! and 2001's Pearl Harbor. Any such movie subjects itself to the ea ... More >>
KTSU on FacebookChris Tucker finds KTSU's smoother direction hard to swallow.Rocks Off has heard smooth jazzer Kenny G compared to rusty nails in the eyes, and what wallpaper might sound like if it boasted sonic properties. However, this is the first time that we've heard the soprano saxophon ... More >>
Somebody hearing Diana Krall's interpretation of "Body and Soul" on KTSU may not associate the jazz standard, immortalized by Billie Holiday, with a "concentration camp." But according to a longtime Houston entertainer, that's exactly what's going on behind the scenes at the local radio stati ... More >>
Readers respond tp Keiko's dilemma at BARC.
Hi there, 2009. Please have a seat. Are you comfortable? Would you like some coffee, or perhaps a cigarette? No? Okay, good. Let's just cut straight to the point, then. You suck, and frankly we're sick of your bullshit. You were an awful year, filled not just with economic collapse, scary right-wi ... More >>
Two decades after the severed ear of Reservoir Dogs, Quentin Tarantino serves up Hitler's head on a plate.
Hollywood plunders meaning from the Holocaust again
A lawyer stands up for "the little guys"
A morally ambiguous Holocaust tale of survival and collusion
Bent is unblinkingly harsh, immensely moving and ultimately cathartic
Does offal make for awful art?
Lazy lunching in a River Oaks hideaway
Our critics weigh in on local theater
What happened when Werner Heisenberg and Niels Bohr spoke in 1941?
Young warriors gather for battles in cyberspace
It's up to Ben Affleck to save the world, and that's The Sum of All Fears
UH faculty discontent targets the controversial provost
Gay and lesbian films seek a mainstream audience on their own terms
The MFA explores the fine arts of marketing and merchandising with its Star Wars exhibit
Marvel Comics isn't going to give up Captain America without a fight
A secret Jew and a Berlin housewife find love among the Nazis in the beautiful Aimée & Jaguar
Before Night Falls recounts an imprisoned Cuban writer's struggle to keep his voice alive
In Dorothy Hood's paintings, dark was dark and light was light. The contrasts were often as stark in her life.
Despite revisiting the 20th century's cataclysmic events, Istvín Szabó's latest lacks emotional punch
Nixon's Nixon gets political satire down pat
For Tim Leary and other notables, the final stop on the carbon chain is outer space. A Houston company wants you to join them later.
With Broken Glass, Arthur Miller reaches for more than he can hold
It began in the Panhandle with the promise of great riches, only to crash and burn in a Houston courtroom. The wreckage is still smoldering, and the truth is nowhere to be found.
Did the U.S. government spend $2 million just to nail little guys like David Proctor?
Leni Riefenstahl looks at her past, but fails to confront it
One man's triumphant journey through Pink Floyd obsession
Freed from his earlier studies in pop redemption, the prince of schmaltz has made what might be the year's best movie