Portraying presidents on screen is always tricky. Crass imitation makes the thing look like a comedy skit, but completely ignoring the mannerisms and voice that people know doesn't work either.
There have been some laughingly inept acting jobs when it comes to the 44 people who have been the countr ... More >>
I don't know much about The Hunger Games. It's nothing personal. Plenty of people enjoyed the series, but my stack of "need to read" books stands at about 50 titles already and generally swings between ponderous historical tomes and crime novels of the Dennis Lehane/George Pelecanos variety. ... More >>
The Place: Oishii Japanese Sushi Bar
The Hours: 3 to 7 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 3 to 6 p.m. Saturdays
The Deals: $1.25 domestics, $1.75 Japanese imports, $3 large hot sake, $4 house wine, 2 for $4 appetizers
The Scene:Will Smith ... More >>
Last week we gave you our 10 Sexiest Texans of Our Lifetime. It was a list that was, admittedly, vagina-biased.
We make it up to the people who love guys with this definitive list, which involved more asking around than the first one.
Here are, then, the 10 sexiest Texas men of our lives:
10. Sea ... More >>
Hopefully he learned a few tricks in Midnight Express.Americans, as a people, are fascinated by stories of outlaws. English bandit Robin Hood has been dead for 500 years (give or take) and they're still making crappy movies about him. And the Old West remains a fertile ground for tales of rom ... More >>
What, "Cougar Crap" doesn't work for you?The University of Houston is having a contest, and you are invited to enter. The Cougar merchandise store inside the Athletics/Alumni Center has been taken over by Barnes & Noble, and will henceforth no longer be known as Cougar Authentic. Thus, the un ... More >>
Iron Man 2, at a theater near youYesterday, the Harris County Sheriff's Office announced that it will no longer let anyone see the mugshots that are taken just after someone has been arrested. The sheriff's office argues that it takes too much time and sucks up valuable man-hours to e-mail the ph ... More >>
Quaid, not flashing his Golden Globe this timeRandy Quaid, one-half of the Pride of Bellaire Quaid Brothers, is in a California jail, People magazine is reporting.A judge there got fed up with the actor and his wife missing court dates in connection with non-payment of a $10,000 hotel bill. The t ... More >>