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Reese Witherspoon

  • Film

    February 27, 2014

    Who Killed the Romantic Comedy?

    Rom-coms used to be a cash cow — and wildly popular with audiences. What happened?

  • Film

    April 25, 2013

    Mud: Killer Matthew

    McConaughey is great again, in Mud.

  • Blogs

    December 25, 2012

    Christmas Past: Top 10 Christmas Movie Soundtracks

    While we celebrate the holidays, Rocks Off is resurrecting a few of our best Christmas-themed blogs from the past few years. (Wait... resurrecting is Easter. Never mind.) This blog originally appeared December 14, 2010. No doubt you have all been chin-deep in Christmas movies since you undid your b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2012

    Blue-Eyed Butcher: Lifetime's Susan Wright Movie, Viciously Reviewed By One Of Her Attorneys

    Susan Wright is the Houston woman who tied her husband to their bed and stabbed him 193 times. Kelly Siegler is the prosecutor who re-enacted that scene in court, bringing in a bed, tying a fellow prosecutor to it, and then fake-stabbing him 193 times for the jury's sake. Lifetime has made a movie ... More >>

  • Film

    February 16, 2012

    This Is How We Do It

    As two pals fight over Reese Witherspoon, This Means War sticks to the script.

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2012

    10 Rom-Coms Even Guys Will Watch

    Can you smell it? Either love is in the air or the Chick-fil-A has started using chicken-scented billboards. Yes, Valentine's Day is coming to give all men night sweats over what to do on the most romantic of the Hallmark holidays. As we were searching around for entertainment suggestions, we were t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2012

    Golden Bozos: Your "Official" Live Blog For The 69th Golden Globes

    I know, we're all bummed out the Texans lost. But since you've been drinking anyway, you might as well crack open another one and sit through the one awards show even the People's Choice Awards can look down its nose at. I'll be updating this entry throughout the broadcast, so refresh often and try ... More >>

  • Film

    November 17, 2011

    Fantasy Island

    Alexander Payne's Hawaiian excursion might be the feel-good movie of the year. Uh oh.

  • Film

    July 7, 2011

    White Man's Lament

    It's hard out there for an employed, middle-class, white-collar male in Horrible Bosses.

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2011

    Bryan Caswell Comes to the Food Network Along with Several New Shows

    Caswell during competition on the Next Iron Chef.​By now, the news that Houston's own Bryan Caswell will have his own four-episode show on the Food Network has worked its buzzy way through Twitter, Facebook and the rest of the Internet. Starting in May, the busy chef will be hosting a run of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2011

    Oscar Night 2011: The Live Blog!

    ​We are only less than three hours out from bringing you live-blogging coverage, right here, of this year's Academy Awards, and we are more than excited to take you through the night for every win, loss, awful dress, awesome dress, foible, and foul-up Hollywood throws our way.

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2011

    Straight-To-DVD Music Sequels Soon To Come

    ​If you're a struggling writer, musician or filmmaker trying to work up the nerve to kill yourself, have we ever got good news for you! Your morale may have been damaged or even crippled by seeing bad music, bad movies and bad stories dominating the upper echelons of their respective fields, b ... More >>

  • Film

    December 16, 2010

    No, Really, How?

    Learning to say what you mean and mean what you say in How Do You Know.

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2010

    Top 10 Christmas Movie Soundtracks

    ​No doubt you have all been chin-deep in Christmas movies since you undid your belt on Thanksgiving evening. Rocks Off made sure to steal a copy of National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation from our folks' house before the calendar even hit December. Unlike other blogs, we don't hate all Christm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2010

    Falcon Lake: Casting The Inevitable Lifetime Movie

    Tiffany Young-Hartley: Only Reese Witherspoon could do her justice​Okay, so it's time to get started on the script and casting for the movie about David and Tiffany's fateful Jet-Ski trip on Falcon Lake. First, what to name this movie? The Pirates of Falcon Lake will never do: it conjures Johnn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2010

    So Who Hasn't Gotten Naked?

    W Magazine: All about the art.​In the latest news from the Land That Talent Forgot, Kim Kardashian has gone starkers for the November issue of W Magazine: Kim Kardashian has bared all on the cover of a fashion magazine. The reality star, who turns 30 on Oct. 21, appears nude on W Magazine's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2009

    Last Call For Art: A Gruesome Closing

    Photo courtesy Alley Theatre​Let's say that through some cosmic accident, you can only go to one show this weekend. Please, please, please make it Gruesome Playground Injuries. Not because you're guaranteed to like it, but because whether you like it or not, Houston's theater world hasn't seen any ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 15, 2009
  • Film

    March 26, 2009

    DreamWorks, In Your Face: Monsters vs. Aliens

    In this latest round of effects vs. storytelling, effects win. Big.

  • Calendar

    February 5, 2009

    Legally Blonde the Musical

    Omigod, She’s Here!

  • Film

    January 29, 2009

    Fish Out of (Frozen) Water in New in Town

    Renee Zellweger as the anti-Norma Rae

  • News

    December 25, 2008

    Best Films of 2008

    Looking back at Che, The Dark Knight, Milk, Slumdog Millionaire, Wall-E and many others, and looking ahead to 2009

  • Film

    November 27, 2008
  • Blogs

    October 9, 2008

    How Depressed Do You Have to be to Want To See Nights in Rodanthe?

    Okay, so I’m not saying that my marriage is the world’s greatest or anything. Mr. Pop Rocks and I have our bitter moments, our mean-spirited spats, our drunken fist fights. (Just kidding about the mean-spirited spats part.) Anyway, what I’m saying is we’re certainly not perfect. But her ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 3, 2008

    American Psycho

    Before he was Batman, Bale was Bateman

  • News

    December 27, 2007

    The Year In Film

    Judd Apatow's pretty good year and much more

  • Film

    December 20, 2007

    Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story

    Sending up the biopic, this film sells cheap laughs, lame cameos and lifeless Cox

  • Film

    October 18, 2007

    Rendition

    It's not torture, but this latest Mideast thriller's as conventional as they come. We're (water) bored. (Sorry.)

  • Film

    September 27, 2007

    The Kingdom

    Peter Berg sends Jamie Foxx to fight the enemy over there in The Kingdom

  • Film

    September 6, 2007

    3:10 to Yuma

    James Mangold remakes a classic western for our ADD times

  • Film

    June 14, 2007

    Get Inside. It's Summertime!

    Your guide to the season's hottest films (and the other ones, too)

  • News

    April 27, 2006

    They've Got Spirit

    Houston Texans Cheerleader tryouts

  • Home Entertainment

    March 2, 2006
  • Film

    November 17, 2005

    Hello, He's Not Johnny Cash

    Walk the Line never strays from the dull telling of a tall tale

  • Film

    September 15, 2005

    Death Warmed Over

    Romance is alive -- and dead -- in Just Like Heaven

  • Film

    September 1, 2005

    Drift Wood

    Evan Rachel Wood and James Woods get lost amid Pretty Persuasion

  • Film

    February 10, 2005

    Just One Hitch

    Will Smith helps others find love, though probably not with this movie

  • Film

    September 2, 2004

    Reese's Piece

    Mira Nair's Victorian England bursts with sensuality, but not impact

  • Film

    July 3, 2003

    Blonde Joke

    Someone, please, get Reese Witherspoon to shut up

  • Film

    May 29, 2003

    Think Different

    Could it be that this year's crop of summer movies requires a brain cell or two?

  • Film

    January 23, 2003

    Year of the Woman

    The big-screen dames of cinema 2003 will keep you watching

  • Music

    January 16, 2003

    Melissa Adams

    In My Eyes (Independent Records)

  • News

    November 28, 2002

    Miss American Pie

    A Hollywood agent tries to read between the lines of a casting call

  • Film

    May 23, 2002

    Oscar-Worthy

    Superb performances distinguish a new adaptation of Wilde's Earnest

  • Culture

    March 28, 2002

    The Pitch

    In 1988, Ron Shelton made Bull Durham. In 2002, it couldn't be done.

  • Film

    July 12, 2001

    Bland Ambition

    Motion to dismiss: Legally Blonde doesn't even have a case

  • Film

    April 13, 2000

    Psychological Warfare

    Did he or didn't he? Only the makers of the American Psycho dreamscape know for sure.

  • News

    December 2, 1999

    Fatal Attraction

    In the cultlike customs of Texas A&M, tradition is life. Even in death.

  • Film

    May 6, 1999

    Beyond Teens

    Savvy Election shows ageless appeal

  • Film

    March 5, 1998

    Too Late

    Twilight is dim indeed

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