Woody Allen

  • Film

    May 1, 2014

    Everyone Says I’d Do You

    John Turturro and Woody Allen charm in a Brooklyn sex comedy.

  • Film

    April 17, 2014

    Everyone Says I’d Do You

    John Turturro and Woody Allen charm in a Brooklyn sex comedy.

  • Calendar

    February 27, 2014
  • Calendar

    January 9, 2014
  • Blogs

    September 5, 2013

    The NFL is Back. Thank God!

    It's back. The long, hard summer is finally over and real sports are back. Sure, you've tried watching the Astros -- if you could watch them at all given the CSN issues. But, let's be honestly, they are horrible. Awful. A travesty. The only thing that was going to salve the wounds you suffered durin ... More >>

  • Film

    March 21, 2013

    Bronx Bombers: Gimme the Loot

    Adam Leon's stellar first film - and TV show - toasts the tag artist.

  • Film

    February 14, 2013

    Kiarostami in Exile

    The great Iranian director lost a home but gained a planet.

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2013

    Happy E-Day: What If Elvis Had Lived?

    Note: Elvis Presley would be 78 years old today, if he had not (supposedly) died in Memphis in August 1977. This article originally appeared as part of Rocks Off's "Elvis Week" in January 2011, and still seems plausible two years later. Do you realize that Woody Allen, Julie Andrews, the dude who w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2012

    What Wine for a [California] Veggie Sandwich?

    The first time I had a [California] veggie sandwich (in California, they just call it a "veggie sandwich"), it was at the legendary Source on the Sunset Strip in Los Angeles. By the time I got there (an undergrad at UCLA in the late '80s), founder Father Yod and the Source family were long gone (as ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2012

    The 5 Best Shows In Houston This Week: Blondie/Devo, Uncle Lucius, etc.

    Houston's football, etc., who package the spidery and poignant guitar passages of '90s bands like Mineral and Rainer Maria into a super-crunchy outer shell, went to the UK this summer and released a three-song split with Square Business in July. Monday, see if you can talk the trio out of a T-shirt ... More >>

  • Film

    August 9, 2012

    Julie Delpy Rocks New York

    Always more than an ingenue, she's taking on everything that's wrong with movies - and she's bringing Chris Rock.

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2012

    Rest Of The Best: Houston's Top 7 Downtown Bars

    Life is about perspective and so is Houston's downtown. Perhaps some look at it as a commercial district and once wannabe party king who lost its luster with the emergence of its cousin Midtown. Or you can see it as a beautiful skyline -- the best in Texas -- that's lightly peppered with a magnifice ... More >>

  • Film

    May 24, 2012
  • Blogs

    December 30, 2011

    This Week in Deliciousness

    Real champagne is from the French province of Champagne. Real Sparkling Thunderwine, however, is brewed in the stills of Valhalla.​Welcome back to the weekly roundup here at Eating Our Words, where the good Christmas cookies have all been eaten out of the assortment, and the remaining raisin-y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2010

    Texas Bowl: Two Very Different Views Of Houston From Illinois

    He's just looking for the Menil Collection​If you're not a Baylor alum, you might not yet have caught Texas Bowl Fever, but you will, you will. Baylor and Illinois are in town for the Wednesday game at Reliant, and that means, in the case of Illinois at least, fresh impressions of Houston. J ... More >>

  • Film

    November 11, 2010

    New Nose, Same You

    Tamara Drewe and the comedy of going plastic in a rustic world.

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2010

    So Who Hasn't Gotten Naked?

    W Magazine: All about the art.​In the latest news from the Land That Talent Forgot, Kim Kardashian has gone starkers for the November issue of W Magazine: Kim Kardashian has bared all on the cover of a fashion magazine. The reality star, who turns 30 on Oct. 21, appears nude on W Magazine's ... 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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2010

    Buena Vista Social Club Screens At Domy Tonight

    Greetings from Florida. By the time you read this, Hollywood Shuffle will be well entrenched in the Sunshine State on our annual pilgrimage to visit family, douse ourselves in cuba libres and eat our body weight in Cuban pulled-pork sandwiched and plantains. It's long been a dream of HWS's to visit ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 20, 2010

    Slant: Bold Asian American Images

    Melissa Hung and Aurora Picture Show throw quite a party this year

  • Film

    September 3, 2009

    Soul Man

    Paul Giamatti's wit is the heart of Cold Souls.

  • Culture

    May 28, 2009

    Advanced Mexican Studies

    Where are all the professionals and college degrees?

  • Film

    May 29, 2008

    Shots in the Dark

    Reflecting its moment, Cannes 2008 takes a decidedly serious tone

  • Film

    May 22, 2008

    Shots in the Dark

    Reflecting its moment, Cannes 2008 takes a decidedly serious tone

  • Film

    March 6, 2008

    Fast and Loose: The Bank Job

    True or false? This heist flick is too much fun to fact-check

  • Film

    February 14, 2008

    Definitely, Maybe is Absolutely, Positively Rewarding

    Can't get enough of Bill Clinton? Have we got a movie for you.

  • Culture

    October 25, 2007
  • Film

    August 9, 2007
  • Film

    March 29, 2007

    Avenue Montaigne

    Life and art meet sweet in this breezy French comedy

  • Film

    August 31, 2006

    Trust the Man

    Stale romantic comedy has neither romance nor comedy

  • Music

    December 8, 2005

    Pop Rocks

    Ten albums that'll snap and fizz in your ear buds all winter long

  • Music

    December 1, 2005

    Old Folks Rock

    McCartney doesn't pretend to be anything but a sap. And Jagger still acts like he's God's gift to sexdom.

  • Calendar

    October 6, 2005

    Oh, the Horror!

    Kick off the fall season with a frightful film festival and some freaky props

  • Home Entertainment

    September 8, 2005
  • Music

    October 7, 2004

    Jill Scott

    Beautifully Human: Words and Sounds Vol. 2 (Hidden Beach)

  • Culture

    May 13, 2004

    At the Hotel

    IBP checks in with a weird play by Wallace Shawn

  • Music

    January 8, 2004

    Heard It Through the Grapevine

    Notes toward new and better criticism and marketing of wine and song

  • Film

    May 22, 2003

    The In-(F)laws

    This Douglas-Brooks remake is bigger and broader, but not better

  • Film

    April 17, 2003

    Hallway Gangstas

    When bad things happen to good kids, their Luck always holds

  • Culture

    August 22, 2002

    Fallon Fast

    Saturday Night Live's prime player is rapidly outgrowing television's small screen

  • Film

    May 16, 2002

    Mighty Hermaphrodite

    Mira Sorvino plays a boy to get her man in The Triumph of Love

  • Culture

    November 2, 2000

    What, Them Worry?

    As Mad celebrates its 400th issue, its editors wonder how to stay funny in a world gone mad

  • Film

    October 12, 2000

    The Grandstander

    The Contender is a candidate for the year's most high-minded trash

  • Film

    July 20, 2000

    Giving Up the Ghost

    The only thing deader than the haunted spirit in What Lies Beneath is the movie itself

  • Music

    January 20, 2000


    That Lonesome Sound: Bye Bye, Clay Farmer Band

  • Calendar

    June 17, 1999

    Night & Day

    June 17 - 23, 1999

  • Film

    November 26, 1998

    Fantastic Antics

    A Bug's Life brings out the best of Pixar's new breed

  • Film

    March 6, 1997

    Radio Daze

    Howard Stern shows off his Private Parts, and they're really quite nice

  • Culture

    July 6, 1995

    Stage Notes

    Making Plans, Having Fun

  • Calendar

    May 26, 1994
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