We look at the year a man fell in love with a phone and a whole lot more.
Blondie, X Warehouse Live, September 27 Arguably the two best American bands to come out of the punk era, Blondie and X each personified the late'70s/early-80s rock scenes of New York and L.A, respectively. Fronted by impossibly glamorous Debbie Harry, Blondie mingled downtown CBGB cool with Studio ... More >>
The long, hard truth
Movie by movie, here's how to get the most out of this summer without having to cake on sunscreen.
Movies are alive in the Age of McConaughey.
The end of cinema? Hardly.
Just because you live in Houston doesn't mean you can't see all these films.
A moment becomes a movement.
A glimpse of this year's most bracing films.
Why real sex in real movies never quite works.
You aren't expecting what Paul Thomas Anderson is giving.
Resident Evil: Retribution director is now an industry titan.
Talking 70mm, Joaquin Phoenix, and researching Scientology for his sixth and most anticipated film
The Beach Boys have embarked on a 50th-anniversary reunion tour this year, kicking off the media blitz with a Grammy performance featuring everybody from Maroon 5 to Foster the People. As one of the pioneering rock bands of their era, the Beach Boys made a return to the spotlight that was met with ... More >>
While they have notoriously barred the use of their songs in advertising campaigns and initially resisted selling their music on iTunes, Radiohead has been more than willing to lend their vast brooding catalog to filmmakers, exposing mainstream culture to what might have otherwise remained a margina ... More >>
Looking back on the year in movies, and what's coming in 2012.
seanyseult.comWhile there are and have been so many notable women in rock-and-roll, and we'd like to honor them all, we've chosen the specific starting point of recognizing rock's best female bassists. As a bassist, I looked up to nearly each and every one of these women as I learned the bass ... More >>
Cold War Kids look to movie directors for guidance.
The Knights In Satan's Service are back, and they'll be rocking the Toyota Center Saturday night as ably as a couple of 50-somethings lumbering around on platform boots can reasonably be expected to. There will be blood, as Paul Thomas Anderson might say, and flames, and a couple of guys in "Spa ... More >>
As unconventional as the warfare it depicts, The Hurt Locker is a ticking time bomb of a movie.
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston screens the newest by Alfredo De Villa, the next great American drama master
An epic gusher strikes oil, and then some
Judd Apatow's pretty good year and much more
Playing down-on-her-luck, Amy Ryan's star rises.
Rush Hour 3 director Brett Ratner has been called a fauxteur, a womanizer and, worse, over budget. Why you should take him seriously anyway.
Adam Sandler plays a 9/11 widower and finally nails a somber role
A truly universal remote leads to Sandler's best movie in years
Or so believe the Comedians of Comedy
Wonderland leaves you wondering about its characters
Sandler and Nicholson yell at each other, and it's unpleasant
Rose Troche uses the Altman method to reveal more suburban discomfort
Reissues dominated, but an international crop of films yielded a good harvest
Nicholson disappears into a wondrous movie about quiet desperation
Adam Sandler is deliberately disturbing in Punch-Drunk Love
Director borrows from the Robert Altman stylebook to create his Magnolia "masterpiece"
Fantasia/2000 strikes a better balance between serious and comic elements
The hugely ambitious Boogie Nights revisits the sex-film world of the 1970s