Subject:

Wesley Snipes

  • Calendar

    June 14, 2012
  • Blogs

    February 29, 2012

    Science Fixins': A Dream Meal Made of Fictional Foods

    What's the greatest science fiction film of all time? If you didn't just go, "Oh, Blade Runner," I want you now to imagine me shooting you the bird as I walk away. As I was re-watching it for the ump-teenth time the other afternoon, I couldn't help but get hungry when Deckard was eating at the noo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2011

    For Tyler Perry's Birthday, a Comprehensive History of Black Men in Drag

    That's a man, baby.​Happy birthday, Tyler Perry. The media mogul is celebrating his 41st with the news that he topped Forbes list of highest paid men in entertainment: Thanks to five movies he has cranked out over the past two years and two TV series, Perry earned $130 million between May 20 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2011

    Pop Rocks: For This Comic Book Summer, Five Superheroes Who Won't Be Getting Their Own Movies

    Dream on, fish boy.​We're well into summer blockbuster season, and even if you couldn't tell by the sweltering temperatures outside, you'd only need to look at the number of superhero movies -- both in theaters and about to be released -- to realize it. Thor started us off in May, and X-Men: ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2011

    Celebrity Tax Cheats: Five Pieces of Crap Produced to Pay the IRS

    Tax time is looming, and even though you get a weekend reprieve this year -- the deadline is April 18, not the 15th, because of an obscure Washington, D.C. holiday -- you'd no doubt like to skip the whole thing altogether. Some famous people have taken that same route. Unfortunately for them, they ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2011

    Pop Rocks: The Black Hole of Infotainment

    Jesus christ...​I wonder sometimes if we're approaching the singularity in entertainment reporting. A "singularity," as we all know, is the point in which gravitational forces cause matter to have an infinite density and zero volume. If we define "density" as "number of stories and/or article ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2011

    Is A Hit Rap Song The Texans' Key To The Super Bowl?

    ​Want a worthy Super Bowl pick? In the words of Wesley Snipes in 1992's Passenger 57, "Always bet on black," ... and yellow. Don't thank Rocks Off for that profitable betting tip. Thank Wiz Khalifa, who is going to bring glory back to his frigid blue-collar hometown of Pittsburgh. It's only ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2010

    Jack Freeman Pours It Smooth On Dark Liquor EP

    ​No guest appearance on a song this year has prompted more of a "Holy Christ, Who Is This Guy?" response than R&B singer Jack Freeman's feature on The Niceguys' "Not At All" a song that is impressive in its own right. He was just about perfect on it, and very nearly claimed the song as his own ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2010

    NBC's Thursday Night: She's The Ark Of The Covenant!

    The role of a lifetime.​Sometimes TV shows are forced to interact with each other in crossovers or network-wide branding initiatives like NBC's Green Is Universal (itself parodied on 30 Rock). But sometimes a group of episodes just happen to be about the same thing, and those happy accidents h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2010

    Lil' Keke's 11 Favorite Gangster Movies

    Welcome back to Five Spot. Every Friday, we'll examine a recent bit of music news and, albeit sometimes awkwardly, tie it to a bit of Houston rap. We'll incorporate the number five in there somewhere. Send tips to introducingliston@gmail.com. ‚ÄčAs research for an upcoming music feature, we met up w ... More >>

  • Film

    March 4, 2010

    NYPD Blue: A sleepy follow-up to Training Day

    A sleepy follow-up to Training Day, Brooklyn's Finest cops out.

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2009

    I Am the Body Beautiful: Our Favorite Patrick Swayze Musical Movie Moments

    ‚ÄčIt's only been a few hours, and we already miss Patrick Swayze. The Houston native won our hearts as the sensitive yet murderous Dalton in Road House and the senstive yet Confederate Orry Main in North and South. Here at Rocks Off, however, we want to take a moment to commemorate the musical leg ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2008
  • Blogs

    August 5, 2008
  • Home Entertainment

    March 22, 2007

    Ghost Rider

    This one will drive you up the wall

  • Calendar

    August 10, 2006
  • Film

    December 9, 2004

    Dorkula

    Blade confronts the ultimate vampire, and geeks everywhere rejoice

  • Music

    July 10, 2003

    A Change Gonna Come

    Calvin Richardson steeps deeper in the neo-soul stew on his second album

  • News

    May 29, 2003

    Film Buff

    The naked truth about why Houston isnít the third coast

  • Film

    April 3, 2003

    Wrong Number

    Colin Farrell is stuck in a Phone Booth. Shoot, already.

  • Film

    January 2, 2003

    The Year of Living Dangerously

    Cinema 2002 counterbalanced a treacherous world

  • Dining

    May 30, 2002

    Okra Worship

    Pearl's serves up real food for the soul; Fusion Café brings a little soul to Rice Village

  • Film

    February 21, 2002

    Damned Amusing

    Not all the howls are intentional in this entertaining Anne Rice fare

  • Culture

    July 13, 2000

    Win, Lose, or Draw

    Or: How do you bring a comic book to life without killing a superhero?

  • Music

    August 26, 1999

    Rap Actor

    LL Cool J rocks microphone, silver screen

  • Music

    March 11, 1999

    Original Style

    The Roots makes rap come alive live

  • Film

    December 24, 1998

    Delta Force

    Angelou captures the new South's inspiration in her inaugural film

  • Film

    December 24, 1998

    Buoyant Bard

    Smart Shakespeare In Love treads lightly into romantic comedy

  • Film

    October 24, 1996
  • Film

    August 22, 1996

    Field of Nightmares

    In The Fan, Robert De Niro would kill for the Giants -- literally

  • Calendar

    May 23, 1996

    Beat the Heat!

    1996 Summer Guide

  • Film

    March 21, 1996

    Talk It Up

    Spike Lee works the phone-sex lines, but loses his connection

  • Film

    December 15, 1994
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