Pete Vonder Haar
Peter Vonder Haar writes movie reviews for the Houston Press and is an aspiring author. His first novel, Lucky Town, is out now.
19 days ago | Pop Culture
Title: Parasite Describe This Movie In One Midnight Oil Quote: The rich get richer, the poor get the picture The bombs never hit you when you're down so low Brief Plot Synopsis: Scenes from a class struggle in Pyeongchang-dong. Rating Using R...
25 days ago | Concerts
Blue Öyster Cult, UFO Redneck Country Club October 18, 2019 Generally speaking, cults end in one of two ways. They flame out, often with the followers committing mass suicide (Peoples Temple, Heaven’s Gate), or they exist long enough to become leg...
26 days ago | Pop Culture
It may seem inconceivable today, given the studio’s tentacular hold on cinema properties, but for a while there, Disney wasn’t doing so hot. The studio's 1990s heyday, marked by films like The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, and The Lion Kin...
1 month ago | Concerts
Mumford & Sons October 8, 2019 Toyota Center There’s an enduring story about the time Mark E. Smith of legendary post-punk band The Fall threw a bottle at a young Mumford & Sons when they were performing at the same festival. Ignore the co...
1 month ago | Pop Culture
Title: Joker Describe This Movie In One Full Metal Jacket Quote: ANIMAL MOTHER: You're a real comedian. PRIVATE JOKER: Well, they call me the Joker. ANIMAL MOTHER: Well I got a joke for you. I'm gonna tear you a new asshole. Brief Plot ...
2 months ago | Concerts
Iron Maiden September 22, 2019 Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion Our arenas are littered with aging bands creaking through "farewell" tours before decades of excess force their hands, and then there's Iron Maiden. The laws of nature state that we mu...