So you've got out-of-towners coming in -- old friends, relatives, business prospects from Minneapolis, Titans fans in for a hit-and-run NFL weekend, or whatever. Now the burden is upon you, the local-scene guru, to show them the town. You've told them how great Houston is, how much you enjoy living ... More >>
When I think Vietnamese food in Houston, I think Midtown. I think Little Saigon, and hole-in-the-wall bánh mì shops and wonderful pho with very little charm. Ba Mien Bistro, the subject of this week's cafe review, might just change that notion. When you step inside, you're immediately greeted ... More >>
Movie by movie, here's how to get the most out of this summer without having to cake on sunscreen.
But I haven’t given up on Sofia Coppola.
Ginger & Rosa reveals young women — and a world — on the verge.
The end of cinema? Hardly.
Photo by groovehouseTry to guess who's playing the same night as Toadies.Diversity is a big deal in H-Town. In fact, our cultural diversity creates such a wide variety of musical styles, it is hard to figure out just what kind of music town we are. In places like Memphis, Nashville, Seattle a ... More >>
Celebrity living has its downside in Somewhere.
rondejeremy.comNo, it's not a joke. Ron Jeremy is taking his talents from the world of hard-core pornography to the realm of hard liquor with Ron de Jeremy, a new line of "adult rum" (not to be confused with all the rum you drank as a child). The adult film industry icon partnered up with 72 ... More >>
From party girl to Oscar winner, Sofia Coppola's journey to Somewhere.
David Fincher's Facebook creation tale The Social Network has been the No. 1 film in America the past two weekends, and no doubt it will continue that streak this weekend, barring an assault by Jackass 3-D which comes out today. Peter Travers of Rolling Stone is already hailing Network as a ... More >>
Unsurprisingly, Iron Man 2 was tops at the box office last weekend. The $128.1 million haul was considered a mild disappointment by some, proving once again that even the fifth biggest opening weekend in movie history can be spun as a negative in Hollywood, where it was also argued semi-convi ... More >>
Two decades after the severed ear of Reservoir Dogs, Quentin Tarantino serves up Hitler's head on a plate.
Sofia Coppola pays opulent tribute to the innocent boredom of a teen queen
Jeffrey Eugenides shares his world of hermaphrodites and Virgin Suicides
Neil Young charts his Greendale via "a little love and affection"
In a year of big-screen sadness, our critics comfort those who triumphed
Another SNL vet may be the next Bill Murray. Seriously.
Generally a letdown, the year in film offered some well-crafted works that are best viewed as double features
Filmmakers responsible for the gimmicky Passion of Mind should have slept on the concept a little longer
Five suburban maidens face the music in Sophia Coppola's The Virgin Suicides