Alcohol, like many mind altering substances, has a tendency to take whatever your primary personality traits are and augment them. (I hesitate to say "enhance" them, because if your primary personality trait is "being an asshole" then being a bigger asshole can hardly be seen as an "enhancement.") ... More >>
You'll cheer for the movie to kill its namesake.
It's here again, that time of year when the kids are let out of school and immediately begin whining that there's nothing to do. Oh, sure, you try and try to make them happy. You can invent a brand-new game with balls and paper sacks and even clean up the damn mess they make when they nearly kill th ... More >>
Oh, this is why we have car chases.
Throwing canon to the wind in the follow-up to the 2009 reboot.
People pay to see Fast and Furious movies, you know. Like all 10 or 15 of them, or however many they've made. Give the public some wildly spinning cars, and it's money in the bank. Give Houston cops a wildly spinning car on a busy party street, and you get shot at for your troubles. That's the les ... More >>
I didn't know Rocco DiSpirito was a Jonas Brother! And was that really Gordon Ramsay starring opposite Will Ferrell in Step Brothers? Who knew! Check out these and more Celebrity Chef Doppelgangers: 13. Rocco DiSpirito vs. Nick Jonas Renowned chef, cookbook author and the fifth Jonas Brother.
After eating somewhere in the ball park of 12 Robin's Eggs today, with my stomach getting that sour, sickly feeling from too much sugar, I realized a few things: First: There's a little fat kid living inside of me. And second: I came to grips with the fact that I, like everyone else on this strange ... More >>
Who doesn't love a woman with an Uzi? Oh, right: the Palestinians.Steve Soderbergh, the director of Sex, Lies, and Videotape, Traffic, and The Limey has always had an experimental streak. This has come out particularly in recent years, with a remake of Solaris, something called The Girlfriend ... More >>
Assholes: Surf thriller "Point Break" will get a modern update by Alcon and Warner Bros., much to fans' chagrin. According to Deadline.com, the new version will be set in the world of extreme sports. Kurt Wimmer ("Salt," the upcoming "Total Recall" remake) has written the script for the ne ... More >>
Soma's Crab Cakes 4.0June marks the start of blue crab season in Texas. While Houston has a plethora of restaurants serving up this tasty little crustacean, I decided to delve into just one of its many forms - the crab cake. And to narrow it down further, I focused my battle on Houston's own ... More >>
It'll be the feel-good movie of the year.On the Geologic Internet Time Scale, the news of Osama bin Laden's death took place almost a century ago. We're already fondly recalling our whereabouts when we heard the fateful news (drinking beer and watching The Killing...NEVAR FORGET) and relivi ... More >>
The Alamo Drafthouse screens a feature-length mix tape of videos
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Ray Mickshaw/ Fox Paula liked the way Scott McIntyre handled his instrument.Tonight's theme? "Michael Jackson Night." Thus, a lot of tears (and no lack of cruel laughter) are pretty much guaranteed - and the King of Pop won't even be there! * Ryan Seacrest outsources announcing duties to som ... More >>
Barbarians, brain-eaters and beagles round out the best of 2005
Vin Diesel moves in, and the laughs move out
H-town skydiving options
Could it be that this year's crop of summer movies requires a brain cell or two?
Disorganized crime turns boys into men in Knockaround Guys
On-ramp to I-45 from Allen Parkway
Looking for fun? Crush will leave you blue.
Bond is reincarnated -- sort of -- as a shaved-head punk in xXx
As The Scorpion King, the People's Champ doth layeth the smacketh down
Mindless racing flick still manages to burn rubber
Generally a letdown, the year in film offered some well-crafted works that are best viewed as double features
This sci-fi funfest finds plenty of action
Boiler Room steams with the stark greed of go-for-brokers
A cartoon boy and a big metallic man carry a message of peace
Spielberg desanitizes WWII with the powerful Saving Private Ryan