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Dior and I Shows How a Great House Kept From Falling

It’s nearly impossible to persuade the average American citizen, especially if he’s a straight man, that haute couture has a reason to exist. The phrase isn’t just a catchall for “really expensive clothes,” as it’s commonly misunderstood, but a specific term for clothes made entirely by ha… Full News here – Houston Press | Complete […]

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Kevin Hart’s Nerdiness Rescues Get Hard From Its Uncomfortable Homophobia

Get Hard, Etan Cohen’s comedy about a white stockbroker who hires a black man to prepare him for a ten-year stretch in San Quentin, is like a spoon that’s almost-but-not-yet sharpened into a shiv. With just a little more effort, it could kill. Judging by the poster, in which… Full News here – Houston Press […]

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A Strong Star Can’t Keep Sub Flick Black Sea From Sinking

Jude Law, once so shiny-penny-clean and pretty — and with the kind of chin dimple that might have inspired Audrey Hepburn to ask, as she did of Cary Grant in Charade, “How do you shave in there?” — is only now reaching the age where we can call his face interesting. In Kevin Ma… Full […]

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Time-Travel Puzzle Predestination Should Try Again From the Start

Without dropping spoilers right and left, how do I explain that I’m completely baffled by the Spierig Brothers’ retro-futuristic thriller Predestination? So the she that’s really a he is the earlier version of the he we meet later on, and the later version of the she who shows up ne… Full News here – Houston […]

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How Reality TV Went From Launchpad to Dumpster

Minor spoilers for the second episode of The Comeback‘s sophomore season. It’s no mystery why The Comeback, which returned for its second season this past Sunday after a nine-year hiatus, never became a big hit fo… Full News here – Houston Press | Complete Issue

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The Dark Comes From Us

Jake Gyllenhaal is used to exhaustion. During his research for the LAPD drama End of Watch, he spent five months patrolling the streets with real-life police officers until 7 a.m. It was good preparation for his new movie Nightcrawler, a blistering portrait of a morally corrupt … Full News here – Houston Press | Complete […]

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That Man From Rio: Toast the Return of de Broca’s Globe-Trotting Parody

Jean-Paul Belmondo in a white dinner jacket. There. That should be enough to sell you on Philippe de Broca’s 1964 crime caper-spoof That Man From Rio, but if for some reason it’s not, let’s throw in Jean-Paul Belmondo on a motorcycle, Jean-Paul Belmondo elbowing his way onto a fligh… Full News here – Houston Press […]

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That Man From Rio: Toast the Return of de Broca’s Globe-Trotting Parody

Jean-Paul Belmondo in a white dinner jacket. There. That should be enough to sell you on Philippe de Broca’s 1964 crime caper-spoof That Man From Rio, but if for some reason it’s not, let’s throw in Jean-Paul Belmondo on a motorcycle, Jean-Paul Belmondo elbowing his way onto a fligh… Full News here – Houston Press […]

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$5M fallout from wild freeway chase

A wild freeway chase that came to a tragic end after a police officer’s attempt to deploy a spike strip will apparently cost Houston taxpayers $ 5 million. Full News here – KHOU – News – Local

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Trapped residents rescued from Freeport apartment fire

A 9-year-old, 6-year-old and 64-year-old have been rescued after being trapped in a burning apartment building in Freeport. The fire has destroyed one building, which included 16 units. Full News here – KHOU – News – Neighborhood News

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Bartusiak, Houston actress from ‘The Patriot,’ dies at 21

Actress Skye McCole Bartusiak, who portrayed Mel Gibson’s young daughter in the 2000 film “The Patriot,” died in her Houston home, her mother said Sunday. She was 21. Full News here – KHOU – News – Local

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McGrady announces retirement from baseball

Skeeters starting pitcher Tracy McGrady announced his retirement from baseball following his appearance in the Atlantic League All-Star Game on Wednesday. Full News here – KHOU – Sports

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NCAA removes name-likeness release from student-athlete forms

NCAA has eliminated a much-debated name-and-likeness release from the set of forms Division I athletes sign annually, USA TODAY Sports has learned. Full News here – KHOU – Sports

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I-Team: Trespasser jumps fence, steals truck with jet fuel from Hobby Airport

According to both federal and local incident reports uncovered by the KHOU 11 News I-Team, not only was someone able to jump a security fence at Hobby Airport, that same person stole a tanker filled with jet fuel. Full News here – KHOU – News – Local

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Woman rescued from 20-foot-deep sinkhole

A rescue is currently underway for a woman who fell in a 20-foot-deep sinkhole in northwest Harris County. Full News here – KHOU – News – Local

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