Archive for December, 2014

Jen Floyd Engel No Longer Android

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth Star-Telegram former sports columnist Jennifer Floyd Engel left the paper earlier this year to become a national sports columnist on the FOX Sports web site. Now every time she writes about the Dallas Cowboys she rec...


Off Asides On Dallas Cowboys vs Redskins MNF

Jeff Prince
Hey, Drew Pearson, what do you think of No. 88 now? Two weeks ago, Pearson questioned Dez Bryant’s courage and character after the Cowboys lost to the New York Jets.  Bryant missed last week’s game with a leg injur...



Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: Dream House (PG-13) Daniel Craig stars in this horror film as a father who uncovers murderous past events in the New England house that his family has just moved into. Also with Naomi Watts, Rachel Weisz, Marton Csokas...


50/50: The C Word

Sick jokes and terrific acting save this cancer drama.
KRISTIAN LIN
When he was 24 years old, a comedy writer named Will Reiser was diagnosed with a rare form of spinal cancer. Once he got over the shock, he and his buddy Seth Rogen watched a bunch of movies about cancer patients and found them...



Victim of Circumstance

This drama’s calling card: Iranian teen lesbians in trouble.
KRISTIAN LIN
Sometimes the idea of a movie is more powerful than the movie itself. That’s certainly the case with Circumstance, which won the Audience Award at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. At its infrequent best, this lesbian rom...


Best Of 2011

People & Politics
Fort Worth Weekly Staff
TV Journalist: Readers’ choice: Karen Borta, CBS/Channel 11 Critic’s choice: Brett Shipp, WFAA/Channel 8 This Dallas native is the son of newsman Bert Shipp, and the apple didn’t fall far from the muckraking tree. Brett S...



Best Of 2011

On The Town
Fort Worth Weekly Staff
Cheap Buzz Being an alcohol connoisseur is a lot of fun — you get to be a blowhard about who makes the best Manhattan in town, fulminate over whether specialty martinis are gimmicky, and dive into the latest and greatest cock...


Best Of 2011

Good Grub
Fort Worth Weekly Staff
Late-Night Dining Readers’ choice: Taco Heads The food truck trend has changed the late-night game, but it also seems that, every year, more sit-down and drive-thru restaurants get the message: People get hungry after midnight.



Best Of 2011

Getting & Spending
Fort Worth Weekly Staff
Customer Service Readers’ choice: Feed Your Head, 3415 S Cooper St, Arl Critic’s choice: Carolyn Wilson, Texas Health and Human Services, 1540 New York Av, Arl The economy’s been growling for years. We’re not talking Ge...


Best Of 2011

Culture
Fort Worth Weekly Staff
Gallery Art Show in Last 12 Months Readers’ choice: Piranha Bear, The Where House Critic’s Top Five: A Certain Shade of Aftermath by Timothy Harding, Gallery 76102 Guest-curated by Christopher Blay (past critic’s choice f...