Archive for October, 2014
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Preacher Perry Comforts His Gun-Toting Flock

JIMMY FOWLER
How moronic is Rick Perry’s response to President Obama’s new gun control proposals? His statement reaches Everest-scale heights of dumbassed-osity that even I didn’t think he was capable of. It’s awe-inspiring. He ment...


Mama opens Friday.

Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: Mama (PG-13) Jessica Chastain stars in this horror flick as a woman whose husband (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) takes in his two feral nieces (Megan Charpentier and Isabelle Nélisse) after they’re discovered living alone ...



Once Upon a Time in Anatolia is showing at TCU at the KinoMonda.

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 16 A scant two weeks after we named Once Upon a Time in Anatolia as one of 2012’s best movies, it’s showing at TCU as the KinoMonda series returns for the spring. The intense beauty of Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s epic is ...


Once again Fort Worth booking and management agency Blackbox Presents will join Dallas' Bergen Management and put on a nonsanctioned showcase during South-by. Expect a lot of Texas bands. And another great turnout.

Austin Callin’

HEARSAY
Part of the fun of South by Southwest, the music festival and conference that takes place in Austin every year, is tucking your badge away and hitting some nonsanctioned showcases, where you can really see a regional advantage ...



Static

Migraines and Mailbox Money

STATIC
Mandy Mobley was in the best shape of her life a few years ago. She was working out three times a week at a gym and was slender and healthy. Then she started getting dizzy spells and migraine headaches and became frequently fat...


Guest

A Ban on Hypocrisy

Liberals and conservatives should re-examine the basics of our public debates.
E.R. BILLS
Not long after the shooting in Newtown, Conn., I got into a little argument with a good friend about gun control. I lean liberal, he leans conservative. We exchanged the predictable points, and then something strange happened. ...



Last Call

Days of Gore

LAST CALL
My first experience at a Movie Tavern was in 2002, in Ridgmar, when I saw the original Resident Evil movie. As I recall, the Ridgmar Movie Tavern was the only movie theater where you could get drunk without having to hide somet...


Bradly Brown’s “Attention Retention”

Gallery

Fort Worth Contemporary Arts
GALLERY
Transmission is an exhibit of work by TCU’s MFA students at Fort Worth Contemporary Arts that enjoys its opening reception this Friday at 6 p.m. Notably, it includes the work of Bradly Brown, the driving force behind last yea...



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Sometimes, a Roll Is Just a Roll

CHOW, BABY
The phrase “food porn” is too often abused these days by anyone who has ever seen an episode of Top Chef. I can’t tell you how many photos I’ve seen of someone’s dinner on social media outlets, with the tag “food po...


Dana Schultes and Michael Corolla star in Stage West’s new production, about a young man who washes up on shore in a Nazi-occupied island in 1943.

Gabriel Ascends

On a Nazi-occupied island, strong women and children take wing.
JIMMY FOWLER
Theatergoers tired of plays with overly introspective characters and navel-gazing actor monologues, take heart: Stage West’s production of Moira Buffini’s WWII drama Gabriel, which opens this weekend, is full of women of ac...