Archive for December, 2014
Mark Duplass in "Safety Not Guaranteed"

It’s a Big Mark Duplass Weekend!

Kristian Lin
This is a banner weekend for Mark Duplass in North Texas. This weekend sees Safety Not Guaranteed (in which he stars) opening in Grapevine, Hurst, and Arlington. Duplass also has a lead role in Lynn Shelton’s Your Sister’s ...


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Madràs: Good News, Bad News

Zack Shlachter
First, the good news.   Awesome Fort Worth dream-poppers Madràs have just released their debut album, Things Can Change, a collection of 13 rather mellow tracks interspersed with audio samples, usually of friends’ voice...



His life story: Coming to a theater near you?

Josh Hamilton at the Movies

Kristian Lin
Attention Texas Rangers fans: The news has just dropped this afternoon that Josh Hamilton’s life story of overcoming addiction is garnering interest from Hollywood. Casey Affleck (the brother of Ben and the director of th...


DRUMMERS ALWAYS SEEM TO HAVE COOL HAIR TO TOSS AROUND WHILE BANGING ON THE SKINS.

String Of Music Awards Parties Begins

Jeff Prince
The Fort Worth Weekly Music Awards evolved into a multi-event extravaganza over the years, and 2012 is destined to be the biggest blowout yet. Festivities kicked off last night with the Weekly‘s charity compilation CD rel...



Southern Baptists: Still Wacky

Jimmy Fowler
If you want to know why so many young adults view organized religion with great skepticism, look no further than the monumental strangeness of this week’s Southern Baptist Convention in New Orleans. A quick history lesson: Sh...


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Notes From Euro 2012

Kristian Lin
The group stages of Europe’s soccer championships are done, the brackets are set, and I’ve had the chance to see all 16 teams play at least once. Here’s what I’ve learned, and what we can look forward to in the coming d...



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Why Some Locals Root For Miami Heat

Jeff Prince
The NBA Finals that the Dallas Mavericks failed to reach because owner Mark Cuban blew up the team (I digress) is approaching Game 5 tonight. The Miami Heat leads the Oklahoma City Thunder 3-1 in the best of seven series. NBA f...


‘Phibs Raise the Flag

Jimmy Fowler
Lovers of culture and top-shelf theater, take note: Tomorrow (Fri June 22) at 5pm, Amphibian Productions will celebrate its new Near Southside performance space with a free, open-to-the-public champagne toast and flag-raising c...



HATE FOR COWBOYS, JERRY JONES AND JERRY WORLD UNDERSTANDABLE, BUT WHO COULD HATE THE CHEERLEADERS?

Dallas Cowboys Among Most Hated

Jeff Prince
  The rabid dogs at Yardbarker.com are yelping about the top 5 most hated NFL teams, and naturally the Dallas Cowboys are on the hit list. This is quite an accomplishment. Success in the NFL breeds hatred. When the Cowboys...


Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter opens Friday

Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (R) The year’s best movie title goes to this adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith’s novel, in which our nation’s 16th president (Benjamin Walker) is inspired to take up politics by his...