Subject:

Peter Sellers

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2011

    Similar But Not the Same: 5 Pairs of Movies That Are Pretty Much the Same Thing

    ​Friends With Benefits opens July 22, and more annoying than the fact that some studio executive probably said, "You know who I want to see in a movie? Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis!" is the fact that this movie comes out a brief six months after No Strings Attached, which is basically the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2011

    20 Musician Biopics Currently In Development Hell

    Happy birthday, Janis.​News came down last week that Sacha Baron Cohen will be stepping into the rhinestones and glitter as Queen icon Freddie Mercury. It's been a long time coming for Cohen, the Borat and Bruno star who is slowly becoming his generation's Peter Sellers and has been rumored to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2010

    Texas Rangers: World Series Tips From A Town That's Been There

    Let a veteran city help you out, Metroplex‚ÄčTonight begins what -- to fans of the Peter Sellers movie The Mouse That Roared -- will always be known as the "so-called World Series."It (the Series, not the movie) features the Texas Rangers and the San Francisco Giants. If you wanted a Red State/Blue ... More >>

  • Film

    August 6, 2009

    Not Bad for Government Work

    Spoofing the run-up to war, In the Loop is political satire done right.

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2009

    Remembering 1969, Part 3: The Beginning of the End for the Beatles

    Note: see Part 1 here and Part 2 here. For most of 1969, the Beatles were pretty much comatose - after the disastrous Get Back sessions (which would later spawn the Phil Spector-produced Let It Be), they reconvened to the studio that spring to record the music for what would become their final reco ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2008

    Five Movie Presidents Worse Than W.

    Oliver Stone's W. opened last week, to decidedly mixed reviews (not that any Houston critics got a chance to see it). While the movie may have received a lukewarm reception, George W. Bush's actual presidency - which is enjoying a 29% approval rating - is sure to go down as one of the worst of all t ... More >>

  • Home Entertainment

    May 24, 2007
  • Film

    March 22, 2007

    Reign Over Me

    Adam Sandler plays a 9/11 widower and finally nails a somber role

  • Film

    February 9, 2006

    Kitty Litter

    Steve Martin's Pink Panther piddles on its predecessor

  • Culture

    May 26, 2005

    Excess Hollywood

    In the season of sequels and Happy Meal toys, '05 may be a pleasant surprise.

  • News

    December 2, 2004
  • Film

    November 18, 2004

    Peter Panache

    J.M. Barrie gets a Hollywood makeover in Finding Neverland

  • Calendar

    October 7, 2004

    Thumb's Up

    Construction continues downtown with "In Situ"

  • Culture

    April 22, 2004

    Garden of Good and Evil

    Rachel Carson's environmental quest gets surreal at Main Street Theater

  • Culture

    November 6, 2003

    Free Will

    Another SNL vet may be the next Bill Murray. Seriously.

  • Music

    January 9, 2003

    Watching the Detectives

    Tiki spy eclectic lounge band Clouseaux is no bumbling stumblebum

  • Film

    July 25, 2002

    Fight the Powers

    In Goldmember, Mike Myers's mojo is running low

  • Film

    June 21, 2001

    Do Little Indeed

    Who needs a plot when you have Eddie Murphy talking to the animals?

  • Culture

    October 19, 2000

    The Man of Many Face

    Christopher Guest takes his comedy very, very seriously

  • Film

    September 7, 2000

    Force of One

    The late Sir Alec Guinness was a powerhouse long before Obi-Wan Kenobi

  • Film

    July 13, 2000

    Whistlin' Trixie

    You'll lap it up as the title character in Alan Rudolph's quirky comedy trips over her own tongue

  • Film

    October 8, 1998

    Affairs of the Tart

    Lolita's classy, but where's the comedy and character?

  • Film

    April 3, 1997

    From Russia, with Love

    With the loopy, retro Saint, Val Kilmer has himself a new franchise

  • Film

    January 11, 1996
  • Dining

    April 14, 1994

    Cult restaurateur

    Mickey Kapoor brings "Nouvelle Indian" inside the Loop

  • Film

    December 16, 1993

    The Liberation of Steven Spielberg

    Freed from his earlier studies in pop redemption, the prince of schmaltz has made what might be the year's best movie

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