Rebounding from a movie that pissed off and confused America, Joaquin Phoenix gives one of his best performances in Spike Jonze’s Her
Like a sleek new phone, Her still strains to connect.
Joseph Gordon-Levitt triumphs over online porn.
Rooster's Roadhouse in Denton has a burger called the "Hell Burger," which contains ghost chilies, the second hottest chilies available, apparently. This makes them hot. Hotter than a day out with Scarlett Johansson on the surface of the sun. Hotter than a sunbed in a volcano. Hotter than a December ... More >>
Shouldn't the making of Psycho be more interesting?
Matt Damon needs your love.
The last time we saw the Black Eyed Peas, they were offering up the sensory violation that composed their performance at the Super Bowl halftime show a couple of months ago. Their massive lights so bounced off the snow, I could see it from Denton.Yet another example of the Peas placing style over su ... More >>
We've got quite a backlog of CDs we've never gotten around to, so we're going to try to chip away at the pile with this regular feature. The plan: to take a few at a time and play each CD for as long as I can stand it.Giving Tree Band (Yorkville, Illinois) &n ... More >>
Last month, She & Him's Volume Two hit stores, featuring the "unlikely dynamic duo" of actress Zooey Deschanel and M. Ward. Since then, many celebrities have become jealous to achieve this same intellectual-indie success. Last year, Scarlett Johansson & Pete Yorn made a little CD called B ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Thursday, May 6, 2010...Either Roger Waters or one of his minions don't care to much for Elliot Smith...Scarlett Johansson says she wants to play Courtney Love in a Nirvana movie. Uh, Scarlett... you're not skanky enough and you're too top-heavy.The ... More >>
Thursday, November 19, at House of Blues
Your daily dose of national music news for Wednesday, May 26, 2009... Let's hope that Zooey Dechanel and M. Ward haven't started a bad Hollywood trend. Unfortunately, it's looking like they did: Scarlett Johansson and Pete Yorn have teamed up for a duets album titled Break Up. After Snuggie-mania s ... More >>
He's loquacious, that much is certain. And he's known for thick, floppy hair.But Badovinus can cook--something he's proven over and over again as he helped build Consilient Restaurants into a Dallas powerhouse...you know, Cuba Libre, Hibiscus, Fireside Pies. Those guys.A year ago he broke from the c ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Wednesday, January 28, 2009... Scarlett Johansson remains dead set on adding "singer" to her resume: She has now covered Jeff Buckley's "Last Goodbye" for the soundtrack for He's Just Not That Into You. You know the movie your girlfriend ... More >>
What the hell happened with music in 2008? Well, let's see if you know.
Cousin's Barbeque Various locations I don't think a Texas barbecue place does itself any favors by boasting that it's a favorite of an Ivy League, blue-blood Yankee, but Cousin's Web site brags about serving George H.W. Bush. Had I known that before trying the food, I'd have been a tad skeptical. ... More >>
Penélope Cruz and Scarlett Johansson join forces—and some other stuff—in Woody Allen's (winning!) latest
Anywhere I Lay My Head (Atco)
Car lovers find a new flame in Burnout Paradise
Life as a young, hot, white, educated nanny in the city sure is a drag
Justin's love interests just keep taking a fall
A Good Woman would benefit from a good actor or two
Woody Allen's Match Point can't return serve
John Travolta and Scarlett Johansson face off in a Southern-gothic indie
More Adventurous (Brute/Beaute)
Sofia Coppola and her cast get Lost in Translation
Eight Legged Freaks skitters most sexily
Éva Gárdos delivers an autobiographical culture clash
Terry Zwigoff and Daniel Clowes trap us with a raptor in Ghost World
Redford's new film is like a horsey Bridges of Madison County--and it's way too long
Manny and Lo plays hopscotch over female adolescence