Pete Vonder Haar
Peter Vonder Haar writes movie reviews for the Houston Press and the occasional book. The first three novels in the "Clarke & Clarke Mysteries" - Lucky Town, Point Blank, and Empty Sky - are out now.
10 days ago | Comics
Fan conventions used to be the domain of — in the words of Grace from Ferris Bueller's Day Off — geeks and dweebies (and to a lesser extent, wastoids and dickheads). Having attended gaming cons in the early '80s, I can personally attest to th...
12 days ago | Pop Culture
Title: Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain Describe This Movie Using One Fandango Quote: GARDNER BARNES: Anyway, you know me; gotta roll, gotta bird dog, gotta cross females and fences. And if you'd all just ... come with me, you'd see....
13 days ago | Comics
Delta variant be damned, American (and Houston) are pushing to return to something resembling normalcy, and that means the return of our beloved Comicpalooza. The event was canceled last year, thanks to COVID, but returns in somewhat abbreviated f...
26 days ago | Pop Culture
Title: The Forever Purge Describe This Movie Using One Rick and Morty Quote: VENDOR: Oh, have you been here before? RICK: No, no, but I've been to a few planets with the same gimmick. You know, sometimes it's called The Cleansing or The Red T...
1 month ago | Concerts
Warrant, Lita Ford Warehouse Live June 25, 2021 Jani Lane, Warrant's original lead singer, said in a 1995 interview with Musician magazine that he knew the writing was on the wall for hair metal when he saw a huge poster for Alice in Chains' Dirt&...
1 month ago | Pop Culture
Title: F9: The Fast Saga Describe This Movie Like Stefon from SNL: STEFON: New York's hottest new club is "F9." Director Justin Lin has gone *all out.* This place has everything: hot rods, motorcycles, child endangerment, throw-up music, beefy fis...