Announced again in the pre-dawn hours in Los Angeles—this year by actor Chris Pine and Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs—were the nominations of eight films out of a possible ten for the Best Picture Academy Award. Also announced on Thursday, January 15 were the nominees in 23 other categories. The 87th annual Academy Awards will be held February 22 in Los Angeles. Click on the movie title to read the original movie review.
Long live the album cover! Here's a visual guide to 2014's best albums, as voted on by more than 600 music writers in this year's Pazz + Jop poll. (Pore over the results here: villagevoice.com/pazznjop.) Here are the covers for the top 50 albums -- and here are the top singles of 2014.
While we in Houston have known it all along, it is now official: Craig Biggio is a Hall of Famer. The third time was the charm for Biggio, as the announcement came earlier this week that he'd be entering the Baseball Hall of Fame. The Houston Astros held a pep rally and invited fans to...
After being delayed due to bad weather in December, the winter version of Rainbow on the Green, Rainbow on Ice, took place January 8, 2015. The GLBT celebration featured music, Violet S'Arblu as Queen Elsa of Frozen and video games from The Houston Gaymers. PHOTOS BY JACK GORMAN.
Everyone with a roof it seems was throwing a New Year's Eve party to close out 2014, and The Summit was no exception. Featuring Fat Tony, Dayta and more, the rising East End DIY venue started 2015 on a good note. PHOTOS BY J TOVAR.
"When a menu is as short as the one at Museum Park Cafe, however, it sets the expectation that each and every dish will be exceptional, that each dish is somehow deserving of a chance in the spotlight. This is the flip side of such a fiercely edited list: It can be very unforgiving. There is...
People strip down for lots of good reasons. For art. For a cause. For exercise. No matter what the reason was, lots of Houstonians took it off in 2014, and often times we were there. Here are some of our favorite NSFW moments of 2014.