Archive for September, 2014
Martinez: “We are still in the planning and design stage.” Jeff Prince

How Green?

A south Arlington well site might represent an environmental first for the gas drilling industry.
RITA COOK
When Edge Resources recently announced that it had partnered with an international nonprofit group to create a sustainably developed gas drilling property in south Arlington, local environmentalists and drilling critics probabl...


Casa de mi Padre review

Casa de mi Padre: Heading South

Will Ferrell goes español in this uneven comedy.
KRISTIAN LIN
With Casa de mi Padre, Will Ferrell has entered the baroque phase of his career, where he realizes he can do whatever the hell he wants. (And he can; his co-ownership of FunnyorDie.com has made him one of Hollywood’s wealthie...



Disney's John Carter moive

John Carter: Man from Mars

An antiquated adventure yarn turns into pure summer fun.
COLE WILLIAMS
They say the easiest reviews to write are for very bad movies and very good ones. This was an easy review to write, because despite some minor problems, John Carter is one of the best times I’ve had at the theater in a while....


Aventino's

Mangia at Aventino’s

Aventino’s 2.0 is comfortable and classy, and the Italian fare traditional and tasty.
LAURIE BARKER JAMES
In early January, one local chef was out promoting a new restaurant via Facebook. The thing is: It wasn’t his restaurant. Jon Bonnell, whose eponymously named eatery is a Fort Worth institution, was unabashedly cheering the r...



Star-Telegram Caves In To Fear, Oh My

Jeff Prince
The Fort Worth Star-Telegram decided not to print this week’s Doonesbury comic strips that reveal the hoops Texas women must jump through when seeking a safe and legal abortion. Texas abortion laws require women to get a ...


Sargent paintings at Amon Carter

Amon Carter’s Sargent

Big Ticket
Two exhibits opened last Sunday: the sprawling The Age of Impressionism: Great French Paintings from the Clark at the Kimbell Art Museum and the intimate Sargent’s Youthful Genius: Paintings from the Clark at the Amon Carter ...



“Raid” Doc Debuts

Jimmy Fowler
After three years of work, North Texas filmmaker Robert L. Camina is finally debuting his documentary feature Raid of the Rainbow Lounge 7:30pm tomorrow night (Thur Mar 15) at the AMC Palace 9 in Sundance Square. The movie feat...


Chow, Baby

A Fire of Many Flavors

Chow, Baby
It’s located on a busy corner in a former fast-food joint. The name means “fire sauce,” the chef is named Rodriguez, and chicken enchiladas are on the menu — gotta be basic Tex-Mex right? You’d be so wrong. But then s...



Librotraficante Readings

Jimmy Fowler
When push comes to shove, one thing most Americans can come together for is free speech –– we might not like what the other side is saying, but we’ll usually grudgingly defend their right to say it. A really big First Ame...


Bugs Henderson Celebration On Tuesday

Jeff Prince
Patty Henderson, the widow of Bug Henderson, sent an email announcing a Celebration of Bugs’ Life at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Moore’s Store in Ben Wheeler, Texas. The celebration will include plenty of stories about Bugs, ...