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Tim Robbins

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2014

    BATTLE-DRINK, SUPER BOWL: Manning, Sherman, and Weed! OH MY!

    Well, it finally happened! After a week's worth of exhaustively discussing the Seahawks depth on defense, Peyton Manning's wobbly spirals, and Marshawn Lynch's reluctance to use his words, we finally got a nice, juicy hooker story to spice up Super Bowl week! Granted, no NFL players were involved ... More >>

  • Film

    September 19, 2013

    Thanks for Sharing: Weep for the Oversexed

    A great romance elevates a sex-addiction drama.

  • Culture

    January 27, 2011

    Not Dead

    Death Row opera shines in stunning HGO production.

  • Calendar

    January 6, 2011
  • Film

    December 10, 2009

    Standing O

    Richard Linklater's Orson Welles puts on quite a show.

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2009

    He Said She Said: Our Favorite Fictional Performers, Part 2

    ​Why is that sometimes the fictional bands in movie and television are cooler than real bands? Sadly, some of He Said's favorite bands don't even have albums or videos to speak of, because they don't even exist. The fun part is imagining how awesome their full-length records and tours would be. Th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2009

    For Woodstock: The Five Lamest Hippies In The Movies

    Forty years ago this weekend, hundreds of thousands of unkempt youngsters descended on the town of Bethel, NY for an advertised "three days of peace and music." Woodstock has since become etched into our country's history, not just for symbolizing the 1960s, but also for unleashing the continuing th ... More >>

  • Music

    May 21, 2009
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    April 23, 2009

    Wild Rides

    Between serious safety and environmental concerns, the Toyota Prius isn't the angel that everyone thinks it is.

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2008

    Top Five Movie New Year's Eve Parties

    Tim Robbins once called New Year's Eve "amateur night for drunks," and the tiresome celebrity pinko was absolutely right for once. The forced merriment and lack of decent bowl games means people put that much more effort into inebriation, with predictable results. Luckily some people found ways to m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2008

    Turning the Screw: Bun B and Q-Tip Team Up, Jennifer Hudson, Ludacris, T-Pain, G-Unit, MF Doom, Cypress Hill and More

    Welcome back to Turning the Screw, Rocks Off's weekly rap post. It probably won’t rhyme, at least most of the time. E-mail tips to introducingliston@gmail.com. Thanks, homies. (Video) Single of the Week: Hurricane Chris, Knaan, Bun B and Q-Tip, "Cypher Round 1": The first two guys are rather un ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2008

    Houston as a Movie Stand-In: The Top Five

    Anyone who's endured summer in our fair city or spent 45 minutes trying to negotiate the I-610/US-59 exchange has probably, however briefly, contemplated getting the hell out. Admit it, you've thought about abandoning Houston altogether in favor of a city with better traffic where you can spend the ... More >>

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    April 2, 2008
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    December 5, 2007
  • Home Entertainment

    February 1, 2007
  • Music

    January 11, 2007

    The Great Unknown

    Music, the Squidbillies and a personal ecosystem

  • Home Entertainment

    November 30, 2006
  • Film

    November 23, 2006

    One Toke Wonder

    Tenacious D gets the band back together, and...and... and ?

  • Film

    October 26, 2006

    History Lessons

    The story of an '80s anti-apartheid activist carries overtones of the present

  • Calendar

    April 27, 2006
  • Film

    November 10, 2005

    Aboard Game

    Zathura sweeps you into its alternate reality

  • Film

    June 30, 2005

    Gross Encounters

    Spielberg's War hikes up the gore, and that ain't a bad thing

  • Culture

    May 26, 2005

    Excess Hollywood

    In the season of sequels and Happy Meal toys, '05 may be a pleasant surprise.

  • News

    December 2, 2004

    After the Fall

    An abuse victim says she lied to convict her cousin 15 years ago

  • Calendar

    November 4, 2004

    Tall Cool One

    Strapping comedian Gary Gulman and fellow Last Comic Standing alums hit the road

  • Culture

    October 7, 2004

    Presidential Affairs

    Mrs. Farnsworth recalls her Yale years -- and a fling with George W.

  • Film

    August 19, 2004

    Future Shock

    Michael Winterbottom paints a plausibly problematic tomorrow in Code 46

  • Film

    January 1, 2004

    The Sorrow and the Pity

    In a year of big-screen sadness, our critics comfort those who triumphed

  • Film

    January 1, 2004

    Heavy, Man

    The heart wants what the brain has to fight for in 21 Grams

  • Film

    October 23, 2003

    Rage Against the Past

    Eastwood takes a guilt trip down the mighty Mystic River

  • Film

    October 24, 2002

    Charlie's Angles

    Jonathan Demme does Charade in his own carefree way

  • Film

    June 6, 2002

    Worse Company

    The latest terrorist flick isn't just insensitive -- it's downright senseless

  • Culture

    March 28, 2002

    The Pitch

    In 1988, Ron Shelton made Bull Durham. In 2002, it couldn't be done.

  • Culture

    August 24, 2000

    The Bit Player

    Vincent D'Onofrio may be the best actor of his generation, but who would notice?

  • Film

    January 20, 2000

    Ambition Overload

    Tim Robbins's Cradle Will Rock only feels like it's re-creating the '30s a day at a time

  • Film

    July 8, 1999

    Conspiracy Theory

    Arlington Road runs through an American insurrection

  • Film

    June 10, 1999

    Shaggy Dog

    The insipid Austin Powers is a total waste

  • News

    October 8, 1998

    Making It Right

    Jessie Phillips wants more than a not-guilty verdict in a five-year quest to clear his name

  • Film

    July 17, 1997

    Shtick-Up

    Robbins and Lawrence make something out of Nothing

  • Music

    August 22, 1996
  • Film

    May 2, 1996

    Dead Woman Walking

    Sharon Stone's Last Dance has good intentions, and absolutely awful timing

  • Film

    January 25, 1996

    Death and Doubts

    Dead Man Walking finds no easy answers to the hard questions of capital punishment

  • Film

    December 22, 1994

    Low Fashion

    Robert Altman's Ready to Wear is all dressed up with nowhere to go

  • Film

    September 29, 1994
  • Film

    March 24, 1994

    The Raising Arizona Proxy

    The Coen brothers' best movies couldn't make it, so they sent this one instead

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