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Wednesday, August 1, 2001 Volume 66, Issue 158


Stay away from this damn, dirty movie 

Tim Burton's Planet of the Apes is one summer movie I really wanted to like, for this simple reason: The original 1968 film, which I saw on television as a kid, was the first non-Disney movie that really blew me away.

Honor leads to violence in 'Broher'

Takeshi Kitano's latest film, Brother, tells the story of a Japanese gangster and his rise to the top of the underworld in Los Angeles. The film also sheds light on the life of the Japanese Mafia and the lengths to which the members will go in order to maintain honor.

Spiral Glare could bring the era of big riffs back to rock

Spiral Glare, a local Houston rock band, claims to be "bringing back what rock has lacked for 30 years." Having been together for almost seven years, Brandon Webb (vocals, bass), Chase Tawater (vocals, guitar) and Jerry B. (drums) are getting their act together in hopes of bringing this legendary rock 'n' roll sound back to the Houston scene.

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