Raymond Burr

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2014

    Sampling Joe Sample's Album Credits: 1964-75

    Anyone who follows jazz or has much sense of Houston's music history knows that Joseph Leslie Sample, who passed away Friday night after a losing battle with lung cancer, is a giant. But Sample was not simply a virtuoso pianist, a prolific composer and one of the inventors of jazz-funk via the Crusa ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 22, 2014
  • Film

    May 15, 2014

    Godzilla Plays Too Small a Part in His Own Movie

    The remake is too big to have any weight.

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2013

    Perry Mason: Five Songs for a Legal Legend

    Today is the birthday of one Erle Stanley Gardner, with whose name you may or may not be all that familiar. Undoubtedly you know his most famous creation, defense attorney Perry Mason, star of prose, radio, and screen. Gardner was suspended from law school because he spent all his time boxing, but ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 29, 2012
  • Calendar

    February 4, 2010

    Rear Window

    Alfred Hitchcock titillates the voyeur in all of us

  • Film

    April 12, 2007


    With Hitchcock in its rear window, bland voyeur thriller does its best not to perturb(ia)

  • Home Entertainment

    September 7, 2006