Elisabeth Shue

  • Music

    August 2, 2012
  • Blogs

    August 2, 2012

    The 100 Best Texas Songs: The Complete List

    100. Tripping Daisy, "Sonic Bloom" Before this album, the band had a grunge-pop affectation, but this song, from 1998's Jesus Hits Like the Atom Bomb, was more heartfelt than anything they'd done before. - Daniel Hopkins 99. Pleasant Grove, "The Plaque at 16ft" Bret Egner wrote "The Plaque at 16ft, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2012

    The Best Texas Songs of All Time: #39-20

    Best Texas songs, #100-80 Best Texas songs, #79-60 Best Texas songs, #59-40 The Spotify playlist for songs #39-20 39. Billy Joe Shaver, "Live Forever" "Live Forever" is an emotional experience. The line, "Don't let the darkness take them" is tear-inducing, given that his own son, Eddy, was take ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2009

    So, This Latest VEGA Single Is Pretty Great.

    Richard Card Probably the worst hiding spot I've ever seen.I'm not going to pretend this is exclusive news or anything; I just wanted to say something. Over on Gorilla Vs. Bear yesterday, Chris Cantalini offered up his readers a free download of the latest VEGA track, a song called "No Reason ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2009

    USA Film Fest Unspools New Titles, Rare Favorites, Worthy Tributes, Starck Club Doc

    A little late in the day, but the USA Film Festival just sent out the schedule for this year's shindig, which runs April 29 through May 3 at the Angelika Film Center in Mockingbird Station. To save us all the trouble of running down this year's highlights, I've posted after the jump the entire eight ... More >>

  • Film

    August 28, 2008

    Not to Be

    Full of itself and not half as funny as it thinks it is, Hamlet 2 is simply tragic

  • Film

    June 30, 2005

    Skin Crawls

    Gregg Araki's latest is more icky than mysterious

  • Film

    August 3, 2000

    Bacon's bits

    Verhoeven's invisible-man movie is a crass, Hollow effort

  • Music

    September 16, 1999
  • Film

    February 19, 1998

    Sucker punch

    In Palmetto, everything is as it seems to be--transparent and dull

  • Film

    December 25, 1997

    Reconstructing Woody

    He's mean, he's nasty, he's hilarious--and finally, Allen's back

  • Film

    April 3, 1997

    Devilish fun

    Val Kilmer smirks his way through the loopy, retro Saint