Film fails to capture the scope of its hero.
(Make better biopics than César Chávez)
Hudgens may be the best actor from the Disney teen machine.
When Spike Lee puts out a new film, I always make a point to check it out, even if I hated his last one. He's directed more hits than misses, and even his duds have been quality duds. The first Spike Lee joint that I saw as a kid was Malcolm X, which I definitely did not understand at all beyond ... More >>
The little guy saves small-town USA (and its corporate overlords) in Unstoppable.
Jesse Dayton's star just keeps rising. You have to give the former Beaumont lad credit, he works at it steadily, and these days has his finger in writing, performing, producing, and acting as well as operating a label. As anyone who checks Facebook knows, Dayton posts something about every twenty m ... More >>
Chicks, man. Can't live with them, can't play music that objectifies them while in the car on the first date. What's up with that? You play one song with the queen mother c-word in it and she leaves the car before we get our complimentary paper crowns. We compiled a list of songs guaranteed to offe ... More >>
Photo courtesy HCSOSometimes one flip remark transforms things.One Houston cop calls a woman "The Heidi Fleiss of Houston," and the media goes nuts (Hey, including us.)But we're really not convinced Debbie Turbiville is up to Heidi Fleiss's standards.Until we see Joel Osteen's name on a credit-card ... More >>
Will Smith encores his Pursuit of Happyness
Quentin Tarantino puts a crazy stunt driver into his B-movie homage
Kevin Smith's still hanging at the Quick Stop, trying to grow up. Or not.
A Broadway schmaltzfest spawns a big-screen travesty
The rocker's second directorial stab yields a true gorefest
What's black and white and red all over? Sin City, pal.
An epic story turns human -- and fallible -- in Oliver Stone's Alexander
Between The Rock and a hard place, The Rundown isn't so bad
A man's last day of freedom becomes Spike's moving meditation on 9/11
The year's best featured plenty of sad white guys
If there's a sure crowd-pleaser this summer, it's the fast-paced spectacle that is MIIB
Is it a new MTV show or is it Edward Burns's Sidewalks of New York?
The man who created Josie and the Pussycats can't understand why his girls don't belong to him