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Park City

  • Film

    December 19, 2013
  • Blogs

    April 16, 2013

    PSA: This Rat Fetus Was Not Found in Timmy Chan's Fried Rice

    The Original Timmy Chan's on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard (a.k.a. Timmy Chan's Chicken & Rice) may have only been inspected by the City of Houston Health Department once since November 2010, but that inspection didn't turn up anything that we'd call remotely offensive. And that Timmy Chan's on M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2013

    Immature and Delicious: White Whiskey

    Recently a few friends and I started a whiskey tasting club as an excuse to consume expensive liquor an opportunity to educate our palates on the nuances of high-quality blended malt beverages. At our second meeting, our sergeant-at-arms laid a bottle of clear spirits on the table. "Ahoy!," I sai ... More >>

  • Film

    January 17, 2013

    Park City's Breakouts

    The movies to know from Sundance - and the year ahead.

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2012

    Dave Grohl Releases Trailer for Nerd-Boner Doc Sound City

    While the Foo Fighters have been on hiatus, lead singer Dave Grohl has been putting the finishing touches on his cinematic love letter to Sound City Studios in Los Angeles. Today the full trailer for Sound City was released online. You can check out the studio's discography here. The studio's du ... More >>

  • News

    October 11, 2012

    Millionaires Clash Over Shadyside Mansion

    Despite all the Tenth Commandment strictures to the contrary, coveting the mansion next door has led millionaire executive Tony Petrello to years of depositions and lawsuits.

  • Culture

    January 26, 2012

    MasterMinds 2012

    This year's winners have art, passion and history on their side. And now they'll also each have a check for $2,000.

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2012

    From Rapper To Actor, Chingo Bling Goes to The Sundance Film Festival

    When you think of the big, international film festivals, Sundance is definitely one of the first that comes to mind. Held annually in Park City, Utah, the festival showcases new work from American and international independent filmmakers. Movie lovers flock to the city to catch the next Academy Awar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2011

    Sundance Cinemas Houston Opens Today

    In a speech at last night's private grand opening party for downtown's new Sundance Cinemas, Mayor Annise Parker expressed sentiments echoed by many Houstonians, saying, "When the [Angelika Theater] closed its doors, it was like a light went off downtown." The Mayor felt the Angelika's sudden and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2011

    Chef Chat Part 2, Cunninghame West of Valentino Restaurant

    Chef Cunninghame West in the kitchen​Yesterday, Chef Cunninghame West told us about some of his adventures in Maui and Santa Barbara after he graduated high school. You can read about it here. Today, we talk about how he came to be at Valentino. EOW: After Santa Barbara, I understand you sp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2011

    Ten Movies You Won't Get Into at Sundance

    ​The Sundance Film Festival kicks off this week in Park City, Utah. The venerable fest enters its 33rd year with many once again questioning the organizers' commitment to independent film. Recent incarnations have debuted underground fare from art houses like Fox Searchlight and Sony Pictures ... More >>

  • News

    June 4, 2009
  • News

    February 19, 2009

    Living and Dying with Jim Carrey and Ewan McGregor Over Sundance

    How I turned some newspaper stories into a book which became a movie that caused those two guys to kiss

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2009

    Our Man At Sundance, Part Two: The Screening

    Former Houston Press reporter Steve McVicker is reporting from the Sundance Film Festival:Well, Sunday's screening of "our" film, I Love You Phillip Morris, came and went last night, with still no official word of having been snapped up by any major distribution company for mucho dollars. However ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2009

    Our Man Reports From The Sundance Film Festival

    Former Houston Press reporter Steve McVicker is reporting from the Sundance Film Festival: Despite the economy being in the crapper, and competition for A-list stars from the Obama inauguration, the 2009 Sundance Film Festival, with its film lovers, business types, and members of the press, has ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2008
  • Film

    February 21, 2008

    Be Kind Rewind Is a Muddle

    Michel Gondry attempts to celebrate DIY filmmaking, but comes up short, stale and flat

  • Film

    July 12, 2007

    Joshua

    Joshua gets it: Your kid is a monster

  • Film

    February 1, 2007

    The Sundance Kids

    For alumni of America's most prestigious film festival, winning is less than half the battle.

  • Film

    February 1, 2007

    Dissent for Sale

    Opposition is a Commodity in Sundance Docs.

  • Film

    February 1, 2007

    The Kids Are Not Alright

    From Dakota Fanning's rape to John Cusack's daddy issues, Sundance 2007 was all about the kiddie porn.

  • Film

    February 1, 2007

    Sympathy for the Devil

    Even horny horse whisperers get off in Sundance docs.

  • Film

    February 1, 2007

    Date My Mom

    Diane Keaton subjects herself to more indignities in Michael Lehmann's latest vapid comedy

  • Film

    February 1, 2007

    The Music Men

    Halfway through Sundance, and still whistling a happy tune.

  • Film

    January 25, 2007

    Sympathy for the Devil

    Even horny horse whisperers get off in Sundance docs.

  • Film

    January 25, 2007

    The Music Men

    Halfway through Sundance, and still whistling a happy tune.

  • Film

    November 30, 2006

    Dog Fancy

    Bobcat Goldthwait makes a sweet movie out of a sick joke

  • News

    February 10, 2005

    The Smartest Film at Sundance

    Alex Gibney tells the story of Enron's rise and fall -- and you won't need an economics degree to understand it

  • Film

    February 3, 2005

    The Hustle

    Why the biggest deal at Sundance was no big deal at all

  • Calendar

    March 6, 2003

    Fly South By Southwest

    And crash the party

  • Film

    October 18, 2001

    Dead Last

    Redford and Lurie wave the flag but fail to earn their stripes.

  • Best of Houston

    September 21, 2000

    Best Bobsledder

    Meg Henderson

  • Film

    June 11, 1998

    Love Bane of Cobain

    Kurt and Courtney overcomes serious flaws for an intriguing, offbeat documentary

  • Film

    February 8, 1996
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