It's little surprise many famous movie scenes involve food; there's a certain pleasure in watching characters eat the foods we enjoy in real life or grapple with the familiar challenges of cooking, say, lobsters. But have you ever been watching a film and someone mentions a food you've never heard ... More >>
The year's first stab at a masterpiece.
Killing Them Softly argues crime is just business.
The following should be heard in Ray Liotta's voice for maximum effect: As far back as we can remember, we always wanted to be a VJ. We grew up with MTV, and until we had to break it off after we found the channel hoing around with a pack of syphilitic realitysauruses, we never missed a cha ... More >>
Martin Scorsese's Shutter Island opens next week -- check at the end of this item for a chance to win preview passes -- and the question is, what's the soundtrack gonna be?If there's one guy who knows how to blend classic rock into a movie, it's Scorsese. Shutter Island, of course, looks to be more ... More >>
Cult novel must continue its search for a worthy film adaptation.
Welcome back to Five Spot. Every Friday, we'll examine a recent bit of music news and, sometimes awkwardly, tie it to a bit of Houston rap. It's five videos and occasional cussing. Send tips to firstname.lastname@example.org.MTV's Cribs has to be one of this generation's finest cultural achievements. F ... More >>
KTRK's investigative reporter Wayne Dolcefino has done a fair amount of good, exposing mismanagement of taxpayer dollars and safety issues concerning the fire department and public schools.Then again, he also devotes significant energy to rooting out handicapped-parking cheats and wading chest-deep ... More >>
Mall cops on parade in Observe and Report.
No wonder all the bees are dying — Seinfeld's movie is embarrassing
Cast of old men in leather pants on the road to nowhere good
James Mangold's latest looks scary, plays funny and might be genius for it
Biker Boyz is furious, but it ain't fast, which is a real drag
Ray Liotta wants to know why he loses roles to...Owen Wilson?
Narc desperately struggles to prove its grit
Its heart is in the right place, but John Q. is too clumsy to make us care
Joy Ride parlays a CB radio prank into genuine highway horror
Ambitious Blow explores the highs and lows of the '70s cocaine trade
Sigourney Weaver and Jennifer Love Hewitt set their booby traps in Heartbreakers
More adversaries than partners, Silence and Hannibal actively work against each other
September 3 - 9, 1998
Stallone seeks, but doesn't find, redemption in Cop Land