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Tim Curry

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2013

    Happy Birthday Anthony Head, Criminally Underappreciated Musical Badass

    Today is Anthony Stewart Head's 59th birthday, and if you aren't familiar with him then I pity you. He's best-known for the role of Watcher Rupert Giles in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, but he's done everything from film, to stage, to video games, and was just a hair away from being the Eighth Doctor. ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 14, 2012
  • Blogs

    February 15, 2012

    Dick Wagner: Welcome (Back) To Alice Cooper Guitarist's Nightmare

    Not Only Women Bleed: Vignettes from the Heart of a Rock Musician By Dick Wagner Desert Dreams Productions, LLC/Amazon.com, $9.99 While the name Dick Wagner may not be recognizable to the casual classic rock fan, deep trackers might know the singer/guitarist from his work fronting two popular Michi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2011

    Five Songs For Congo's Independence Day

    ​Rocks Off remains fascinated with obscure holidays like World Rabies Day. Usually we focus on either lesser-known American holidays, or international holidays endorsed by the United Nations. Today though, we decided to branch out to other countries and wish a happy Independence Day to the cit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2011

    Your Musical Word of the Day: Panache

    ​Definition: The real definition of the "panache" is a tuft of pretty feathers, especially on a helmet. That's actually the literal translation from the early French word "pennache" from which panache is descended. The definition that most of us use, though, is to indicate just a bit of style ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2011

    Similar But Not the Same: 5 Pairs of Movies That Are Pretty Much the Same Thing

    ​Friends With Benefits opens July 22, and more annoying than the fact that some studio executive probably said, "You know who I want to see in a movie? Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis!" is the fact that this movie comes out a brief six months after No Strings Attached, which is basically the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2011

    True Blood: Nick Cave & Neko Case Ditch Faeries For Zombies

    Alan Ball was known for his masterful use of music in Six Feet Under. He's lost none of his touch when it comes to his current HBO series, True Blood - which happens to be set in the Louisiana swamps, not terribly far from Houston. ​Expectation. That's the word of the day, gentle readers, of ... More >>

  • Music

    December 2, 2010

    Witchy Woman

    Weirdo, chola, pop princess, MySpace sensation...La Catrin is Houston's newest goth star.

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2010

    Glee Does Rocky Horror Proud

    "A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, God said, "Let there be lips. And there were lips. And they began to sing!" - The Audience Glee on Facebook​Rocks Off will never forget the night we first heard a bunch of reprobates screaming at a movie screen while half-clad cult members panto ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2010

    Rocky Horror Picture Show: The Ultimate Covers Mixtape

    ​The Rocky Horror Picture Show turns 35 this week. Rocks Off started going to the midnight queen of cult movies at the River Oaks Theater when we were just 15 years old, and has now strapped on high heels and corsets as part of the cast for the better part of a decade. It's an experience so ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2010

    Rocky Horror Turns 35...Who Cares?

    Don't worry, Bat Out Of Hell will be released soon.​Last Sunday wasn't just an unpleasant day for Houston Texans fans, it also marked a largely unheralded anniversary. Fans of The Rocky Horror Picture Show mark a big milestone today - they've been doing the "Time Warp" for 35 years. The cult ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 15, 2010

    Clue

    The game is on (screen) at River Oaks Theatre's midnight movie

  • Music

    July 23, 2009

    Men of Steel

    Three decades after a metal classic, Judas Priest keeps "Livin' After Midnight."

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2009

    Rodeo Clowns, Rejoice: You're Not Among The Five Scariest Clowns Ever

    Nobody likes clowns.Oh sure, maybe people tolerated them in generations past, when the horrors of real life were such that ghoulish monstrosities actually could be considered entertaining. I guess anything's funny compared to bread lines and the Holocaust.Today, only rodeo clowns get a pass, and th ... More >>

  • Home Entertainment

    October 30, 2008

    Scared Shipless in Dead Space

    No one can hear you sob like a pansy. Lucky for you

  • Calendar

    August 21, 2008

    Fly Me to the Moon

    The newest 3-D animated film chronicles the first landing on the moon – from the point of view of a fly on the wall

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2007
  • Home Entertainment

    September 7, 2006
  • Music

    July 20, 2006

    Cross-Dressing Confessional

    The deflowering of a Rocky Horror Picture Show virgin

  • Music

    January 19, 2006

    Throw Them Horns Up

    UT's national championship and the rise of Texas rap – coincidence or symbiosis?

  • Film

    August 18, 2005

    Bird Droppings

    Disney's Valiant effort never leaves the hangar

  • Film

    December 9, 2004

    Faker's Dozen

    A rare superior sequel, Ocean's Twelve entertains with cinematic sleight of hand

  • Film

    November 25, 2004

    No Dicking Around

    Bill Condon's movie about Kinsey is warm -- and plenty hot, too

  • Film

    June 26, 2003

    Fallen Angels

    Charlie’s high-flying heroines kick ass, but not the sequel syndrome

  • News

    June 12, 2003

    Penned In

    Almost nobody -- not even the trial judge or the victim -- thinks John Michael Harvey molested a child. So why's he still serving 40 years in prison?

  • Film

    May 29, 2003

    Think Different

    Could it be that this year's crop of summer movies requires a brain cell or two?

  • Film

    November 2, 2000

    Fallen Angels

    Charlie's gang gives good jiggles but no plot

  • Culture

    August 3, 2000

    The Horror

    A rocky mess without an audience

  • Calendar

    October 30, 1997
  • Film

    June 15, 1995

    Monkey Business

    Congo is a fine old film, in afine old-fashioned way

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