Subject:

The Dark Knight Rises

  • Film

    August 15, 2013

    Kick-Ass 2 is Giddy, Gory and Meaningless

    Kick-Ass grows up, improves - but still isn't about anything.

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2013

    Mike Aresco, Commissioner Of The Conference Stew That U of H Is In Now, Speaks

    On the college football calendar nowadays, everything seemingly has its own season. Years ago, before social media, before a thousand television channels, before those channels shelling out billions of dollars for broadcasting rights, there were essentially two college football seasons: the regular ... More >>

  • Film

    June 13, 2013

    Man of Steel: Making Sense of All That Christ and Death Stuff

    Warning: This discussion is thick with spoilers.

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2013

    College Basketball: Buzzer Beaters Galore This Weekend! (w/ VIDEO)

    Sometimes it takes the trailer to a movie to get casual fans really interested. Take some of these superhero movies, for instance. I don't dork out heavily over Batman or Iron Man movies at all. I don't count down the days until those movies are coming to theaters, and I can't tell you the unfilmed ... More >>

  • Film

    November 29, 2012

    The Way We Die Now

    Movie violence has never been better — or more reckless.

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2012

    Madonna's Top 5 MDNA World Tour Transgressions

    Madonna's Sex book turned 20 years old this week. The literary capstone on pop music's most frankly sexual career (sorry, Prince), the glossy collection of softcore smut managed to shock even the Material Girl's most ardent fans, crossing a few lines that many weren't entirely aware existed. Gay se ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2012

    Inside The Niceguys' Dark, Earth-Shattering James Kelley Listening Party

    Rewind: The 2012 Houston Press Music Award Winners Meet the Niceguys Monday night in front of a small gathering of hand-picked compatriots and friends, The Niceguys allowed their recording home of Wire Road Studios to turn into an open house. The multi-million dollar recording palace rolled out it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2012

    Your Ultimate Batman Batsoundtrack Batplaylist

    No doubt some of you are sitting bleary and bloodshot from seeing an overnight screening of The Dark Knight Rises, and I am jealous of you. I didn't think to buy tickets early so now I will have to wait until like, next week to see it. First World Problems, dude. The ending of the Christopher Nolan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2012

    UPDATED: While We Watched Batman, People In Denver Suburb Killed

    Update: In an incredible coincidence, The San Antonio woman killed by a gunman near Denver last night, Jessica Ghawi, had been at the Toronto mall shooting in early June, where one person was killed and seven wounded, according to her blog. She said she had an "odd feeling" and left the mall moments ... More >>

  • Film

    July 19, 2012

    Why So Serious?

    Self-important and overstuffed, The Dark Knight Rises feels like Batman forever.

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2012

    Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na... Playlist!

    I just got back from Comicpalooza and have Batman on the brain. I mean, I always have Batman on the brain because he's freakin' Batman, but now it's reached the jumping from furniture to furniture with a blanket tied around my next screaming, "I am vengeance! I am the night!" phase. Plus, I have a ... More >>

  • Film

    May 24, 2012
  • Blogs

    May 10, 2012

    Gothic Council: Is Batman Goth?

    Yeah yeah yeah, The Avengers is awesome. Let's not forget that the Dark Knight Rises will soon be here! I have always been keen to claim Batman as a goth icon, but I thought I'd get clearance from the Gothic Council before I committed myself. Joining us this week is fashion designer Batty, webmistr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2012

    Pop Rocks: And Now, Your Least Anticipated Movies of 2012

    The end of the year is always a nice time for going to the theater. Studios are desperate to cram anything they want for "awards consideration" into the final two weeks of December, leading to a larger than usual number of thoughtful, well-made films available for your holiday viewing pleasure. Yea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2012

    Pop Rocks: The Least Anticipated Movies of 2012

    The end of the year is always a nice time for going to the theater. Studios are desperate to cram anything they want for "awards consideration" into the final two weeks of December, leading to a larger than usual number of thoughtful, well-made films available for your holiday viewing pleasure. Yea ... More >>

  • Articles

    December 22, 2011
  • Culture

    December 22, 2011

    The Film Issue

    Looking back on the year in movies, and what's coming in 2012.

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2011

    ACL: Batman's Bale At Bingham, Nick 13 is a 10 On Sunday Afternoon

    Marco Torresoh hai Batman!​The widget on our phone says it's only 91 degrees here at Zilker Park but we don't believe that voodoo. The humidity and heat pounding the park reminds us of Houston. We smell Pasadena and our fair city's taco trucks all the way from Austin. Our day started by walk ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2010

    10 Sequels That Don't Need To Happen

    Please god, no...​For those who've been pining for the return of the "Blue Steel" and the "Magnum," your patience is about to be rewarded: Ben Stiller is dead in the middle of promoting "Little Fockers," out Dec. 22, but he's already got his eye on yet another sequel: "Zoolander 2." Stiller ... More >>

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