| May 14, 2009
| 1:49 PM
To be a strong woman, one has to know how to kick butt with the high kick of a Vegas dancer, wisecrack menacingly and wriggle seductively with the look-at-me panache of a Dallas Cowboys cheerleader.
That would be the wisdom espoused by the Hollywood...
| May 14, 2009
39 news rocks out at the Houston Press Music Awards every year. This weekend nominate your favorite Houston music artist for the 2009 awards showcase at the press' nomination party at the Meridian. That's Friday night at nine.
Saturday it's back to the...
| May 15, 2009
| 7:49 AM
From the opening sequence, ' Angels and Demons' is off to a fast paced start.
Harvard professor Robert Langdon, played by Tom Hanks, discovers the Illuminati, an underground secret society banned by the Catholic Church, is still in existence and planning...
| May 2, 2009
Acting couple Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner are the latest owners of a California ranch house in the Pacific Palisades that has been capturing the imagination of A-listers since Gregory Peck bought it in 1947. The pair recently purchased the nearly 8,...
| Apr 28, 2009
Please note! All dates subject to change without notice. "Limited" means limited release on that date.
Battle for Terra 3D (Roadside Attractions) This animated war movie is an ecological allegory about humans invading a peace-loving alien planet...
| May 1, 2009
Summer is never about which movies we're "looking forward to." It's which movies we're dying to see, all breathless and fanboy/fangirl goofy.
There's a Wolverine prequel, a Da Vinci Code sequel, Bruno to follow Borat, more transforming robots and one...
| Apr 20, 2009
"Angels & Demons" won't spell the end for mystery-solving prof Robert Langdon.
Columbia, the studio behind "Angels" and its predecessor "The Da Vinci Code," has optioned Dan Brown's next Langdon novel, according to Variety.
The plot of the new novel,...
| Dec 5, 2008
Ron Howard is celebrating his 50th year in show business, and if you learn anything in that span, it's not to mess with a good thing. In "Frost/Nixon," the veteran director smoothly demonstrates the value of that attitude, taking a silk purse of a...
| Jan 13, 2009
Tom Hanks reprises his role as brilliant Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon -- sans the long, unruly hair -- in "Angels & Demons," the prequel to the 2006 blockbuster "The Da Vinci Code," both based on Dan Brown novels.
The same creative team --...
| Mar 25, 2009
Move over, G.I. Joe: Major Matt Mason may be making a comeback.
Tom Hanks, who went to the moon in 1995's "Apollo 13," is orbiting a live-action movie based on the moon-based major, according to Variety. Created during the lunar excitement of the 1960s,...
| Sep 13, 2009
'Shadow and substance'
What's the first thing you think about when you hear the words "The Twilight Zone"?
Is it a man in a black suit with a cigarette? Or that cool, lawyerly voice: "Submitted, for your perusal: a Kanamit. Height: a little over 9 feet....
| Mar 21, 2010
When actor Alfred Molina got a call that Michael Grandage, artistic director of London's high-profile Donmar Warehouse, wanted to meet with him, he relished a session of gossip about London theater.
But Grandage had a different agenda. Toward the end...