A while back I made a vow that rather than getting upset and arguing over radical rightwing posts on Facebook, I would instead donate $5 to the Obama campaign. It's a lot more proactive, and cuts down on the number of bullshit screamfests that have probably cut years off my lifespan. There was a sid ... More >>
One-hit wonders, in some ways, are more innovative than their legendary counterparts. Sometimes -- such as is the case with the Buggles -- they are too innovative. People are not ready for them, and musical trends may not be in their favor, whether they are innovative or passe. Anyway, here are te ... More >>
I Don't Know How She Does It stars Sarah Jessica Parker, Greg Kinnear and Pierce Brosnan; Douglas McGrath directs. The Setup: Sarah Jessica Parker plays Kate Reddy, a woman trying to juggle a demanding job and busy home life, pleasing her boss, husband and two kids all at the same time. Pierce Br ... More >>
Looking back at the most popular posts this year on Art Attack is almost like looking back at the memes and pop culture memories that shaped 2011. A cultural zeitgeist, if you will. We'll always remember the time we found out Arnold Schwarzenegger wasn't the good guy action hero we grew up with, and ... More >>
Cops say she raped, sexted 14-year-old girl
The horrors of being a 40-year-old actress in HollywoodIn one of the stranger lawsuits we've seen, a Texas actress has filed a "Jane Doe" fraud and invasion of privacy suit against Amazon, which she claims used her credit card info to publish her age on her IMDb profile. (IMDb is a wholly own ... More >>
In the fantasy I Don't Know How She Does It, working moms can have it all.
Pop Rocks will return Thursday. The fall/winter movie season kicked off last weekend as Contagion dominated the box office (the highly touted Warrior, not so much). I've already covered, in some depth, those releases coming up in the remainder of 2011 that might merit a closer look. We learn ... More >>
The Texans start operating like a bona fide NFL team.
Just as relevant as the Academy Awards. Sorry.The 2011 awards season kicked off Sunday night with the 68th installment of the Golden Globes, a.k.a. That Awards Show No One in Hollywood Takes Seriously But They All Attend Anyway Because They're Too Chickenshit to Blow It Off. Though now that ... More >>
Dogs might be man's best friend, but that's not always the case with wives
Enjoy the great indoors!
Sex and the City 2 struggles against nature to stay forever young.
Get out your Manolo Blahniks
A quick look at the DVDs being released today once again proves that there's no accounting for taste. The box office money makers are Disney's The Princess and the Frog, which raked in more than $102 million, and Ninja Assassin, which pocketed just over $38 million. Then there's Did You Hear Abou ... More >>
Ring in 2010 with Theatre Southwest
The Pandora Theatre Company is opening up a box full of imagination
A TV remake for the big screen that works on its own terms
So I totally do not know what the kids are listening to or even watching as I’m gettin’ a little long in the tooth, at least as far as MTV is concerned. (I remember the first video I ever saw on MTV was a-ha’s “Take On Me,” and I’m kind of willing to bet whoever is currently in charge o ... More >>
Despite the labels and levity, it's a poor-woman's knockoff
Intelligence goes soft in this more obvious than smart rom-com
So…it’s come to my attention that Maxim decided to come up with a list of the unsexiest women alive, and this list included Sarah Jessica Parker and Amy Winehouse and Sandra Oh (because of her supposedly “boyish” figure…yeah, that’s right). This list came out five months ago, so it’s ... More >>
In an effort to stay hip with the times (always the Vatican’s primary objective, right?), the Catholic Church has decreed that there are seven new deadly sins (now, even deadlier!) that will accompany the old-fashioned original seven we’ve all come to know and love so well. The new ones inclu ... More >>
Local pastry chef shows how simple it is to start from scratch
Sedaris and Colbert peddle Candy not everybody wants
Failure is McConaughey's perfect movie, and a pretty good one for us
The Family Stone is hard to like, harder still to hate
No one will be ready for your jelly when style diva Jenyne Raines is done with you
In Matchstick Men, a father meets daughter and sets a paper moon ablaze
Down and out (and drunk) in NoDo
Is he a writer, director, actor or...sex symbol? Um, yes--and more
The cross-cultural currents of Restless have all the electricity of a low-budget indie
David Mamet satirizes the loose morality of small-town America with his latest
Sex and the City author Candace Bushnell isn't Carrie Bradshaw. Like, really.
'Til There Was You revisits yuppie angst
In Mars Attacks!, Tim Burton turns his ray gun on everything in sight
After Extreme Measures, Hugh Grant's career is in stable condition
In Miami Rhapsody, just about everything goes right