Movies

This Blog Post Is Kick-Ass

Kristian Lin
The headline just doesn’t have the same ring as the one on my review of Kick-Ass, does it? I wanted to get my leftover thoughts about the movie closer to its DVD release last Tuesday, but more pressing matters intervened. Jus...


“Ticked-Off Trannies” At Midnight

Jimmy Fowler
This week’s cover story tells the tale of Ticked-Off Trannies With Knives – a stylish B-movie revenge saga shot in Fort Worth, Arlington, and Dallas – and the passionate national protests that rose up against it. Here’s...



More Thoughts on “The Kids Are All Right”

Kristian Lin
Because The Kids Are All Right played in Dallas before it came here, I was able to see the film three times before I wrote it up (a luxury that I very seldom enjoy), and I’ve been poring over it the way other people have been...


“Searching for Sonny”? Here’s a New Clue

Kristian Lin
The word’s out from local filmmaker (and Weekly profilee) Andrew Disney. For the low, low price of $5, you can get a sneak peek at his upcoming movie Searching for Sonny. If you donate to his fund-raising campaign at Kick...



Walt Disney: Big Jerk or Super Big Jerk?

Jimmy Fowler
Starting tonight, Circle Theatre will present the final weekend of its engrossing Southwest premiere Something Intangible, and as this week’s ”Stage” review indicates, Bruce Graham’s script depicts a thinly veiled Walt ...


New Words With Ramona and Sarah

Kristian Lin
I just got back from watching the upcoming movie Ramona and Beezus, and while I can’t tell you my opinion of it just yet, I can tell you that there’s a scene early in the film when Ramona tries to explain her lacklu...



Put Down Your Sandwich…

Jimmy Fowler
…before reading this item. Okay, here goes: It seems a US Airways flight bound for Charlotte, North Carolina from Atlanta had to return to the gate because maggots starting falling onto the heads of passengers from above. One...


Scenes from Last Night’s Love Shack Party

Anthony Mariani
Thanks to everyone who came to Love Shack So7 last night and made our annual Music Awards compilation CD release party such a rousing success. Thanks also to the folks who played, including Calhoun, Christian L. Williams, Luke ...



Gas Drilling Doc on HBO

Jimmy Fowler
If you thought “Barnett Shale” was a character on King of the Hill, then you obviously haven’t been keeping up with the Weekly’s longtime reporting on natural gas drilling in North Texas. Tonight (Monday) at 8pm, HBO wi...


Soccer Goes to the Movies

Kristian Lin
I’m Kristian Lin, but for the duration of the World Cup soccer tournament, you can call me Brad Janovich. I’m not as bad as that guy, though. For one, I don’t do the scarf thing. That might work over in the U.K., but it...