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Van Helsing

  • Culture

    October 16, 2014
  • Culture

    June 6, 2013

    A Bloody Good Show: Theatre Southwest Takes on Dracula

    Theatre Southwest's Dracula is an English neo-Gothic trip compete with mystery, sex and, of course, blood.

  • Film

    October 4, 2012

    Frankenweenie and the Pleasures of Reanimation

    The Tim Burton you like is back.

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2012

    Cinema Slap Fight: Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter vs. FDR: American Badass

    Editor's Note: Please congratulate Jef With One F for breaking the record for number of colons used in a Houston Press headline. Two presidents both alike in regard and respect, in fair Internet, where we store our trailers for upcoming films featuring chief executives that combat supernatural evil ... 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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2011

    Idol Beat: Movies Is Magic

    ​It's time for American Idol, the show that dares ask the question, "What the f*ck is will.i.am still doing here?" Seriously, when do they make him a judge? In case you hadn't heard, Jennifer Lopez was selected World's Most Beautiful Woman by...Cat Fancy or something. This provided a brief re ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 28, 2010
  • Blogs

    May 13, 2010

    Twilight: Eclipse And Other Promising Summer Soundtracks

    ‚ÄčSummer isn't just the time to look forward to astronomically budgeted, noisy, overproduced blockbuster films, it's also the time to look forward to astronomically budgeted, noisy, overproduced blockbuster soundtracks. Is Graeme Revell still dicking around with ProTools? He is? Oh, super! Anyway, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2010

    New DVDs: Che, Henry Lee Lucas And A Boring Kate Beckinsale

    ‚ÄčThere's one thing you should remember about Che, being released today: this is a movie, not a documentary. Keep that in mind and you should be okay. History and director Steven Soderbergh have both been kind to Che, the revolutionary, some might say too kind. But politics aside, Che the fil ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2010

    Pop Rocks: Why 2010 Is Going To Suck, Pt. 2

    We covered the first half of 2010 a couple of days ago, to resounding snores, but that won't keep me from exercising my First Amendment right to complain about derivative cinematic entertainment I could otherwise easily avoid. Now then...The A-Team -- June 11 I like how shows like Beavis and Butth ... More >>

  • Culture

    November 5, 2009

    Toilet Brushes and Total War

    Implicated by our own consumerism.

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2008

    Texas Horror Movies: The Top Five

    We Texans live with our share of horrors: fire ants, Rick Perry, residents of Plano, but this entry was still something of a challenge. After all, coming up with Texas horror movies without invoking the one that actually has the name of our state in the title is harder than successfully suing local ... More >>

  • Culture

    November 8, 2007
  • Blogs

    March 28, 2007

    Idol Chatter

    All in all this was one of the most boring weeks ever — what were those songs Blake, Sanjaya, LaKisha and Melinda sang? Broadway or something? The especially delectable guest mentor Gwen Stefani was a saving grace, but man, otherwise that was damn monotonous last night. Although he came on s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2007

    Idol Chatter

    Here's this week's review and predictions. I have them ranked top-to-bottom by assessment of their performance along with a prediction of what will happen on tonight's results show. — John Nova Lomax Melinda Doolittle: Routinely awesome. We have fun at our house amusing each other by pulling ... More >>

  • Film

    December 9, 2004

    Dorkula

    Blade confronts the ultimate vampire, and geeks everywhere rejoice

  • Culture

    October 21, 2004

    Bloody Good

    Mac Wellman's swirling, dreamy poetry gives Dracula a sharp bite

  • News

    May 27, 2004
  • Film

    May 6, 2004

    Monster Makeover

    Van Helsing explodes movie legends with hip upgrades

  • Culture

    May 23, 2002

    The Prince

    At long last, the Godfather's son makes his first film, and it was not easy

  • Film

    October 29, 1998

    All in Vein

    Clichs are the real killers in the anemic action film Vampires

  • Film

    December 28, 1995

    Camp Vamp

    Mel Brooks' Dracula isrise-from-the-dead funny

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