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Sean Connery

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2013

    This Weekend's Best Bets: Father-Son Oakland Raider Weed Smoking Scalpers Edition

    At this point, when it comes to my weekly picks, I've been abandoned by all my family and friends and I'm basically rubbing two sticks together in the middle of the woods. I have no answers, and if last week was the week you finally decided to go opposite of my picks because it was "the right thin ... More >>

  • Film

    July 18, 2013
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    April 26, 2013

    Sugar Daddies Are Paying For Lots Of Sugar Babies At UH, Company Claims

    A young woman finds an older man on a dating website. She's drawn to him. What can it be? His age and experience? His Sean Connery-like looks? The fact that she's got bills to pay at the University of Houston and he has agreed to pay for her education just for the pleasure of her company? I know w ... More >>

  • Film

    November 8, 2012

    James Bond, Out of Time

    Fifty years in, the spy is ever less relevant - and still beloved. Why?

  • Film

    October 25, 2012

    Starship Wachowski

    The Cloud Atlas team dares you to leave your pod.

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2011

    Pop Rocks: Who Else Would Make A Good Bond Villain?

    Jeez, when are they going to stop casting ugly actors in these Bond movies?​So it turns out Javier Bardem (No Country for Old Men, Vicky Cristy Barcelona) is going up against 007 in Bond 23: After months of speculation about who would play the villain in the next James Bond installment, we fi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2011

    5 Movies That Wouldn't Exist Without George Harrison

    After giving the deluxe documentary treatment to Bob Dylan (No Direction Home) and the Rolling Stones (Shine a Light), Martin Scorsese now trains his camera on George Harrison for George Harrison: Living In the Material World, his two-part film about the "Quiet Beatle" that airs at 8 p.m. tonight an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2011

    League Of Extraordinary G'z Pack Power Of The Closed Fist

    Each Wednesday or thereabouts, Rocks Off arbitrarily appoints one lucky local performer or group "Artist of the Week," bestowing upon them all the fame and grandeur such a lofty title implies. Know a band or artist that isn't awful? Email their particulars to introducingliston@gmail.com. League of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2011

    Health Department Roundup

    ​Either the cold weather has kept health inspectors at home, testing the temperature of their own dishwater to stay on point, or the city has been lazy about updating its online code violation reporting page. The most recent info available is from Feb. 3. (The last Health Department Roundup co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2010

    NFL Headhunting -- The Party Is Over

    Jack tatum: "The Assassin" would not approve​With many of life's problems, sometimes the issue isn't finding the solution, it's experiencing a trigger event that makes you put the solution into action (and 99 percent of the time, wondering why you hadn't done it a whole lot sooner). Along those l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2010

    Golden Cities Hate All Over The Lion King

    Each Wednesday, Rocks Off arbitrarily appoints one lucky local performer or group "Artist of the Week," bestowing upon them all the fame and grandeur such a lofty title implies. Know a band or artist that isn't awful? Email their particulars to sheaserrano@gmail.com. myspace.com/goldencitiesGolden ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2010

    For St. Patrick's Day: Five Iconic (And Not At All Stereotypical) Irish Characters

    It's St. Patrick's Day again, which means everyone not visibly non-white will claim Irish heritage to better justify their criminal alcohol abuse and the Celtics will -- for one day, at least -- be the most celebrated sports franchise in the land. You're probably all well acquainted with how to act ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2009

    Farrah Fawcett: Unfortunately, These Movies Will Also Be Remembered

    Farrah Fawcett passed away today at the age of 62. Males of a certain generation (those born between 1900 and 1972) will always hold the former Jill Munroe in special esteem for the role she played in hastening their adolescence.There was that poster, for starters, and her short-lived but memorable ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2009

    Sean Connery (No, Not That One) Indicted For Child Porn

    The US Attorney's office has had a busy morning announcing indictments of people for having child porn on their computers.These guys are twisted, obviously; one can only hope they limited their odd fetish to looking at things on the computer and not anything further.Among the indicted today is one S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2008

    Area Man On TV Tonight

    If you got the TV on tonight, click over to TBS and see a local comedian making an impression on television. Mike MacRae, who got his start at Houston’s Laff Stop, is now a cast member on Frank TV. The weekly sketch show – now in its second season – stars Frank Caliendo (you know, that guy fro ... More >>

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    November 11, 2008
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    July 31, 2008

    A Wish List For Austin's Movie Memorabilia Sale

    Austin Studios is having a movie memorabilia sale tomorrow and Saturday. From noon to 5 PM tomorrow and 8 AM - 2 PM Saturday at 1901 E. 51st Street (in Austin, duh), you can pick through all manner of props and cinematic leftovers. Debbie Haber at the studio balked at providing a complete manifest ... More >>

  • Culture

    May 1, 2008
  • Calendar

    January 3, 2008

    Craig Ferguson

    The Late Late Show’s host gets some unscripted practice

  • Calendar

    December 13, 2007

    Bob Biggerstaff and Mike MacRae

    These two top comedians share the stage

  • Calendar

    December 13, 2007

    Bob Biggerstaff and Mike MacRae

    These two top comedians share the stage

  • Calendar

    August 30, 2007
  • Blogs

    May 29, 2007
  • News

    March 29, 2007

    Mail Call

    Truckin'

  • Home Entertainment

    March 15, 2007
  • Culture

    October 13, 2005

    Poor Baby

    The Alley premieres a comedy no better than a generic pilot for a canceled sitcom

  • Calendar

    June 23, 2005

    Mr. Saturday Night

    Darrell Hammond makes a good impression at the Laff Stop

  • Calendar

    March 10, 2005

    More than Music

    Hollywood goes Texan at the South By Southwest Film Festival and Conference

  • Film

    November 18, 2004

    Cage Death Match

    National Treasure makes one long for good Nic Cage movies -- like Con Air

  • Calendar

    May 13, 2004

    Heavy Heaving

    The Scots know about throwing games

  • Film

    January 23, 2003

    Year of the Woman

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

  • News

    November 21, 2002

    Breaking In to the Movies

    This sneak preview by a UT film student stole more than the show at Sony Studios

  • Film

    August 16, 2001

    The Mild West

    American Outlaws' parallel dimensions diminish Jesse James into a cuddly, goofy bore

  • Culture

    February 1, 2001

    Drag King

    Actor-comic Eddie Izzard just wants to be loved

  • Film

    April 29, 1999

    Caught in the Act

    Connery's charisma flees from the feeble Entrapment

  • Culture

    January 21, 1999

    Irish Lament

    The language and the actors make this melodramatic plot work

  • Film

    January 21, 1999

    Heart Failure

    Carroll's impressive cast can't overcome this thin film

  • Calendar

    June 18, 1998

    Night & Day

    June 18 - 24, 1998

  • Film

    December 18, 1997

    007 By the Numbers

    Most of Tomorrow Never Dies lacks the wit and inventiveness of the best Bond

  • News

    November 27, 1997

    East End Transit

    Why have bus lines to Mexico bloomed all across the East End? Maybe because it's a family affair.

  • Film

    July 25, 1996

    Highs and Lows

    A needle, a junkie, a heroin habit -- welcome to Great Britain in the '90s

  • Film

    June 13, 1996

    Big Bang Theory

    The Rock tests the hypothesis that moviegoers like 'em fast, splashy and loud

  • Film

    May 30, 1996

    Buddy and the Beast

    A pair of unlikely allies trade wisecracks and fight evil. The twist: one's a dragon.

  • Calendar

    May 23, 1996

    Beat the Heat!

    1996 Summer Guide

  • Film

    July 6, 1995

    Lost Knight

    Hollywood (and Gere, and Connery) turn Arthurian legend into Arthurian mush

  • Film

    March 2, 1995

    The Evil and the Stupid

    Reactionary and racist, Just Cause is just too dumb to get worked up about

  • Film

    September 15, 1994
  • Film

    August 11, 1994

    Spy Games

    Tom Clancy and Harrison Ford take aim at the War On Drugs

  • Film

    July 21, 1994

    Living With Lies

    Cameron and Schwarzenegger take action movies in a new, and interesting, direction

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