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Winona Ryder

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2014

    The Reality Bites Soundtrack at 20: The Good, The Bad and the Totally '90s

    This week marks the 20th anniversary of the release of Reality Bites, Houston's cinematic "'90s moment" starring Ethan Hawke's grunge locks and Winona Ryder's doily dress. It's a flawed film, and rather unsatisfying at times, but it's hardly without its charms -- quite like Houston itself, one might ... More >>

  • Film

    November 28, 2013

    Stallone Tries to Make a Star out of Statham in Homefront

    Statham is an action lover's last hope, like it or not.

  • Film

    October 4, 2012

    Frankenweenie and the Pleasures of Reanimation

    The Tim Burton you like is back.

  • Music

    September 27, 2012

    Dust Off Your Flannel

    Does the looming '90s revival presage a Nirvana-style breakthrough?

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2011

    Danny Elfman's Ten Greatest Soundtracks

    ​Last Tuesday, Warner Bros. music released a 25th anniversary box set commemorating the orchestral soundtrack work Danny Elfman has done for Tim Burton. Elfman, the former front man for the wonderfully weird art-pop band Oingo Boingo, was first recruited by Burton to score his film Pee Wee's B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2011

    Houston Needs An Urban Cowboy Statue, Y'all

    ​For the past month, you have no doubt been reading about a group in Detroit lobbying for a Robocop statue in their city to commemorate the fictional (we believe) robotic law enforcement titan created by the evil corporate goons of OCP, using deceased Detroit officer James Murphy. Detroit may ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2010

    Last Night: Soul Asylum At House Of Blues

    Photos by Jason Wolter​Soul Asylum House of Blues December 30, 2010 '90s alt-rock mainstays Soul Asylum took the House of Blues stage Thursday night, 18 years after their breakthrough release Grave Dancers Union. Front man Dave Pirner is conceivably regarded as one of the era's most colorful ... More >>

  • Film

    December 23, 2010

    Lost at the Chateau Marmont

    From party girl to Oscar winner, Sofia Coppola's journey to Somewhere.

  • Film

    December 9, 2010

    Dance Dance Revulsion

    Natalie Portman goes batshit in a tutu in Darren Aronofsky's Black Swan.

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2010

    The Top 10 Horror-Movie Scores Of All Time

    Not on the list...ha-ha!​The art of the instrumental horror-film score is quickly being lost. All too often now, filmmakers are using heavy metal and pop music to soundtrack their films. Hearing Slipknot or HIM during a stabbing scene just doesn't hold the same weight to us as some tubular bel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2010

    Cyrus: Win Free Preview Passes To A Movie Where John C. Reilly Does Not Play A Cop

    Face of a cop, apparently​Cyrus is a quirky comedy starring Jonah Hill, Marisa Tomei and John C. Reilly.Reilly plays a guy whose romance with Tomei gets complicated by her relationship with Hill, a son who's kind of challenging.Reilly does not play a cop. Actually, he hasn't in a while, but starti ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 1, 2010

    Screen on the Green: Reality Bites

    Get a double dose of the Houston skyline as you watch this film

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2009

    Five Ways To Sex Up Your Thanksgiving

    Is there a less sexy holiday than Thanksgiving? Sure, Memorial Day can be a downer, what with all the remembering the heroic dearly departed. And Columbus Day gets into all that stuff about Europeans spreading STDs like a rogue fraternity with a big-time roofie pipeline.But Thanksgiving? Really not ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2009

    ACL 2009 Day One: Kings Of Leon Rage Against The Fame

    Photos by Mark C. Austin​Funny thing happened last night. It was the same thing that happened to U2 in 1987 in the wake of The Joshua Tree, and the same thing that killed Kurt Cobain in 1994. Fame has finally overtaken Kings Of Leon, leaving their core boots 'n flannel crowd in the proverbial pop ... More >>

  • Film

    May 7, 2009

    Warp Factor 10

    J.J. Abrams's Star Trek: proof that a franchise can live long and prosper.

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2008

    Aftermath: Samantha Ronson at Rich's

    She wasn't there. Yeah, I know why you clicked this headline. Lindsay Lohan was not at Rich's last night with her ladyfriend DJ, Samantha Ronson. Sorry, we had to get that out of the way. Last night at Rich's, all manner of celebrity-stalking, Perez-reading, catty-hating denizens were out in brute f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2008

    Strange Wikipedia Searches I Have Done

    Like some kind of nefarious street drug, Wikipedia courses through this addict’s veins, sucking up productive time and turning it into Wikipedia Crack time. You know what I mean. You meander over to Wikipedia to innocently look up some information about, say, the woman who wrote the novel “Bri ... More >>

  • News

    April 10, 2008
  • Blogs

    February 20, 2008

    $13 at Barnaby’s Cafe on West Gray

    Where: Barnaby’s Cafe, 414 West Gray, 713-522-8898 What $13 gets you: Okay food at an okay price Barnaby’s Cafe, named for the owner’s deceased sheepdog, includes three locations in a relatively small area – Hyde Park, River Oaks and Midtown. At lunchtime, all get busy as hell and loud as ... More >>

  • Home Entertainment

    November 15, 2007

    Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock

    You wanted the best — you got the best: Guitar Hero III

  • Home Entertainment

    September 6, 2007
  • Home Entertainment

    August 2, 2007
  • Film

    June 14, 2007

    Get Inside. It's Summertime!

    Your guide to the season's hottest films (and the other ones, too)

  • Film

    September 1, 2005

    Drift Wood

    Evan Rachel Wood and James Woods get lost amid Pretty Persuasion

  • Music

    August 25, 2005

    Coal Miner Mother of a Mess

    In which we call bullshit on J.T. LeRoy's "essay" in the Oxford American's music issue

  • Music

    August 11, 2005

    The Hipster's Guide to Rock and Roll Vendettas

    And you thought rappers were the only ones who had beefs

  • Music

    September 23, 2004

    A Thin Line...

    Introducing the most hated men in rock (besides Sting)

  • Film

    August 22, 2002

    Simulation Number One

    Simone teaches us an important lesson: Movies aren't real, duh

  • Film

    June 27, 2002

    Dirty Deeds

    Someone oughta put a Capra in Sandler's ass

  • Film

    May 30, 2002

    Seek and Ye Shall Find

    Roman Coppola's CQ discovers sci-fi fun in the Summer of Love

  • Culture

    August 31, 2000

    Write and Wrong

    Chris McQuarrie won an Oscar for Usual Suspects, to which Hollywood responded, "Big deal"

  • Film

    January 13, 2000

    Schizo

    Girl, Interrupted can't distinguish between crazy and normal adolescent turmoil

  • Film

    November 19, 1998

    Allen's Landing

    Woody's clever Celebrity charts the descending pain of fame

  • Music

    May 7, 1998
  • Film

    December 4, 1997

    Send in the Clones

    An artful director brings flair to the Alien franchise

  • Film

    December 19, 1996

    That Old Black Magic

    After 40 years, The Crucible's melodrama still works its spell

  • Music

    August 22, 1996
  • Film

    February 8, 1996
  • Film

    December 29, 1994

    Little Women, Big Film

    Louisa May Alcott's classic novel makes another classic movie

  • Film

    February 17, 1994
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