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Archive for: June, 2016

Apparently, animated fish invade theaters better than aliens from outer space. While there’s no harm to visit (or revisit) Dory’s waters, this weekend sees the arrival of three worlds that promise a thrilling time—if you don’t mind the risks, that is. The BFG After a row of political dramas, Steven Spielberg returns...

“The Shallows” starring Blake Lively is entertaining, despite eschewing from the more thought-provoking tropes of the survival genre. Set on a nondescript and secluded cove somewhere in Mexico, the film sees Nancy Adams (Blake Lively) stranded, battling against a predatory great white shark and her own various...

Everyone is gleefully swimming in Pixar’s ocean right now, which is justified considering they have waited for 4,745 days. As this weekend will prove, however, not every place brings laughter to its inhabitants. The only way to survive is to wake up the inner fighter. The Shallows Nancy Adams (Blake Lively) loves the...

Despite a sign and party lights, the gaping doorway to a creaky staircase next to Tacos A Go Go is a hard sell for any first-time visitors to “The Place Upstairs.” It’s hard to imagine how husband and wife owners Mike and Laura Levine say the shop, which is packed floor-to-ceiling with animal bones, surgical tools,...

Twenty years after settling on the Cougar as their official mascot, the University of Houston made the logical decision to begin keeping live mountain lions on retainer. Serving as a campus pet, feline guest of honor at events and mascot at football games, Shastas I through V were, literally, the pride of UH. Though...

Yep, the screams are currently filling theaters. For this weekend, moviegoers have two choices to drop the fear and grin ear-to-ear, and both feature protagonists who must harden their wills to reach the finish line. Central Intelligence Calvin (Kevin Hart), a meek accountant, used to be a star athlete in Central...

The turtles are thriving, and the apocalypse is still happening, but for this weekend three kinds of magic are poised to cast their names as king of the box office. And no, Disney is not on the list. Warcraft A dark portal has opened, and the human world lies on the brink of ruination at the hands of violent orcs...

As another Texas summer heats up, Houstonians will surely find themselves in need of a cool drink. Check out our list of refreshing summer drinks and cocktails. Plus, these fun refreshments are a guranteed bordeom buster if you decide to DIY. Peach-Ginger Zinger: Summer gets a little more peachy with this tantalizing...