Archive for November, 2014
Bruce Willis strikes a familiar pose in "Looper."

Considering Bruce Willis

Kristian Lin
I didn’t have space to get into this in my review of Looper, but I continue to be amazed by the career of Bruce Willis. In fact, I’d say this product of Penns Grove, N.J. (though he was born in Germany) is one of the most u...


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Performance Salon at A5A

Jimmy Fowler
Some artists are strictly instinctual. They don’t like to overthink the process, preferring to let the work speak for itself. Others are more self-aware and can hold forth on the joys and frustrations of creativity in a very ...



Analeigh Tipton, Caitlin Fitzgerald, Carrie MacLemore, Greta Gerwig, and Megalyn Echikunwoke are "Damsels in Distress".

DVD Review: “Damsels in Distress”

Kristian Lin
This is how big a Whit Stillman fan I am: I saw his Metropolitan as a teenager. (Weirdly enough, it was broadcast on local TV while it was running in theaters in New York.) I was so taken with the movie and its teenage heroine,...


Keystone Pipeline Madness: Protesters Tasered Repeatedly

Peter Gorman
Non-violent protest isn’t always greeted with a non-violent response. From Kent State to Tiananman Square, political activists always know that when they’re fighting the power, the power might fight back. That lesson was le...



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TCU Lands on “Playboy” List

Jimmy Fowler
Who says Fort Worth is only known for cowboys and culture? “Sex, sports, and nightlife” have earned us –– or at least, our college students –– a national reputation as well. Playboy has ranked Texas Christian Univer...


Brian Urlacher leads the Bears into Monday’s game.

Midway Matchup

BIG TICKET
We were going to write up the Cowboys’ home opener against Tampa Bay last week, but on second thought, this week’s game against the Chicago Bears is a much more intriguing matchup. Heading into the second full season with J...



On The Town

On The Town 2012

FORT WORTH WEEKLY STAFF
Cheap Buzz If a pint after work is your five o’clock world, no reason to make it painful on your wallet. On Monday, head west to Crowbar Tattoo Saloon (5840 Jacksboro Hwy). Though local bands rock this cabin-esque joint on we...


Les Misérables runs Wed-Sun at Bass Hall.

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 26 This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Broadway debut of Les Misérables, but there’s an even better reason to see the show at Bass Hall this week: to prepare for the movie version hitting theaters this Christ...



A new victim from the future materializes in front of Joseph Gordon-Levitt in Looper.

Super Looper

This sci-fi thriller will wow you, then go back in time and wow you again.
KRISTIAN LIN
You can’t accuse Rian Johnson of lacking ambition. Best known for his polarizing debut film, the 2006 high-school noir picture Brick, Johnson has come up rapidly through low-budget indie cinema. His third film, Looper, is his...


Best Of 2012: Getting & Spending

Getting and Spending 2012

FORT WORTH WEEKLY STAFF
Customer Service Readers’ choice: Grapevine Guitar Works, 1689 W NW Hwy, Grapevine Critic’s choice: Ashleigh Keeney, Starbucks, 2600 W 7th St, FW Some managers run their business like a yoga class, speaking in soft tones an...