Fantasy meets harsh reality as Rob Marshall takes on a Fellini classic.
Maybe I'm biased because I use it all the time, but I'm going to make the bold statement that Twitter has surpassed "fad" status and that it's here to stay. Even at this point, people who don't use Twitter recognize kinda sorta how it works, and even recognize a Tweet when they see it -- "it's go ... More >>
He's been around the world. He has played in locales as exotic as Paris, Rome, Berlin and Dubai. He has probably shagged women who would sooner cross the street than look at you. And yet, DJ/producer/remixer King Britt doesn't mind coming down to Houston and entertaining us mortal folk with his h ... More >>
If you heard what sounded like a sonic boom this morning, it was the thunderclap of Hair Balls's head exploding. And why would that be? Because one of the nation's biggest newspapers -- the daily for the fourth-largest city in the country -- allowed a columnist to print the bizarre evangelic ... More >>
The Kantemirov family calls its famous Russian circus, which has toured all over the world for the last 62 years, a "celebration of life and of man's love for horses, demonstrating the harmony between mankind and nature."So when the troupe needed a city to host its first show in the United States, H ... More >>
Photo by John Nova LomaxMilton Martin downtown on the corner of Main and McKinneyMilton Martin spends his days blowing his soprano sax from his wheelchair in the bright sun at the corner of Main and McKinney, hard by the assemblage of broken dreams and frustrated town planning that is Main Street Sq ... More >>
The Bourne Comedian
Sibling rivalry in all its royal glory
"A Rose Has No Teeth: Bruce Nauman in the 1960s," "Traci Matlock and Ashley Maclean: The Much-To-Consider Season," "Will Boone: A Man's House Is His Coffin"
Pompeo Batoni: Prince of Painters in Eighteenth-Century Rome," "Traci Matlock and Ashley Maclean: The Much-To-Consider Season," "Will Boone: A Man's House Is His Coffin"
Venerable director returns with a devilish thriller.
Despite some leg humping, A. R. Gurney's fable gets best in show
Collecting on the quick with the Chaney family
Ferrara's beloved New York, this time via Rome.
New Orleans is about to find out
Could there be a fun, pro-music political action committee in Houston? Why the hell not?
Mission: Impossible III runs the franchise into the ground
TV huckster McIngvale moves hearts as well as mattresses
Supercross riders crash 'n' burn for your pleasure at Reliant Stadium
Dubya, Ashlee and Bill O'Reilly have spun Racket's mind into the twilight zone; also, two local retro-cool institutions bite the dust
NFL Films' music may be stirring, but these songs tell the real story of the big games
The creators of The Last Session bring The Big Voice to Stages
The Chronicle dares to dream -- again
A restored Amadeus reveals a truly beautiful mind
What's the statute of limitations for rip-n-read violations?
The reverence surrounding Twombly's sculpture exhibit at the Menil inspires little more than weariness
Three photographers transcend the cult of personality with their revealing celebrity portraits
Based on Maugham's novella, Up at the Villa is little more than trash fiction in a nicer locale
Minnie Driver has a problem with her ticker - and with the cinematography - in the awful Return to Me
Galveston Mardi Gras
Some artists make holiday records for the beauty, not the bucks
Ebony Guild excels for diverse opera fans
In Barbara Kopple's documentary, Woody Allen plays Woody Allen
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