Ersatz space doc Europa Report only looks realistic.
Throwing canon to the wind in the follow-up to the 2009 reboot.
In theaters, on demand or wherever.
Talking 70mm, Joaquin Phoenix, and researching Scientology for his sixth and most anticipated film
While we at Rocks Off boast many obsessions and vices (we'll call them "hobbies"), a few choice ones unashamedly top our list. If you perverted pop-culture junkies agree that sex, music, and movies are among life's simplest and most necessary pleasures, then keep reading. If you still blush during s ... More >>
Today, March 2, is Texas Independence Day, the day a bunch of old white politicians and landowners declared this part of the Mexican state of Coahuila y Tejas to be its own sovereign republic in a cabin near Washington-on-the-Brazos. For some inexplicable reason, Rocks Off does not have the day off ... More >>
Last Wednesday, Craiggers hit on some forgotten Best Picture Academy Award winners, films which have slipped through the cracks of society's consciousness for one reason or another; either for being too of-the-moment, not having enough quotable lines, or for simply not having held up very well -- hi ... More >>
If you haven't been paying attention, a very tiny little war has been brewing over access to the ears of people who like to listen to radio online or on their smart phones. I say it's a tiny war because, at the moment, it is. While many of us who love music and like to listen to it a lot will do wha ... More >>
And a partridge in a pear tree...Last week, we gave you our list of celebrities who manage to save their careers after difficult times. This week, we go a different direction. If we have learned anything from TMZ, it's that people love celebrity scandals and the more salacious it is, the more ... More >>
Would you like that well, medium or bloody?
Dave, what are you doing?
Extreme violence marks this film classic by Stanley Kubrick
Today is the anniversary of one of the truly momentous occasions in popular music: On March 23, 1958, Elvis Presley reported for induction into the U.S. Army, thus opening up a thousand alternate timelines for musical historians to formulate "What if he hadn't?" scenarios. For the next few years, ... More >>
One small step for computer-kind, one hell of a mess for man
At tonight's Mink Movie Night, Rocks Off presents what is arguably the greatest psychological horror film ever made, Stanley Kubrick's The Shining. The film opens our month of Halloween-inflected movies, with the next two selections in the series being The Exorcist and the original Jamie Lee Curtis ... More >>
Some people wait eagerly for the Houston rodeo to announce its musical acts (Holla in the house for the Jonas Brothers!!!); others wait just as eagerly to see who's coming to the SXSW Film Festival in Austin. Wait no longer. For at least a taste of who's coming, anyway. The biggest attraction: Tod ... More >>
Its classic Kubrick in this heist film
Michael Haneke and his brutal home invaders return to implicate you, again
Reliving the glory of America's giant leap for mankind
Tomorrow's Misery Today
Spike Lee's Inside Man plots the heist of your moviegoing dollars
Paradise Now finds humor in the mission of suicide bombers
A local art-school duo sticks it to a new art space
Our critics weigh in on local theater
Rachel Carson's environmental quest gets surreal at Main Street Theater
Where were you when Kennedy was shot? Nellie Connally was in the car with him
Spielberg's Minority Report gets good grades until the end
Kubrick seems to guide Spielberg's hand in the ponderous A.I.
Even those who don't remember the Cuban missile crisis will know how it ends, long before Days does
The U.K.'s Travis is big in Europe really
Vincent D'Onofrio may be the best actor of his generation, but who would notice?
Peter Greenaway's latest erotic treatise zestfully crosses boundaries both cultural and intimate
Director Rod Lurie's nuclear debate blows up in his face
Momus renders average folk in song and tours
A cartoon boy and a big metallic man carry a message of peace
Eyes Wide Shut comes up short as Kubrick's last effort
Da Camera examines the 20th-Century Enigma composer
Lolita's classy, but where's the comedy and character?
At the MFA, lunar imagery blurs the line between science and art
Combine TV, killing and crowds, and what do you have? Oliver Stone