Posts Tagged ‘bad’
OPENING: Bright Star (PG) Jane Campion’s dramatization of the romance between the poet John Keats (Ben Whishaw) and Fanny Brawne (Abbie Cornish). Also with Paul Schneider, Thomas Sangster, Samuel Barnett, and Kerry Fox. (...
Man, was I looking forward to this. A CGI movie about live rag dolls fighting terrifying junkyard robots in a post-apocalyptic future? Sign me up. Different and darkly atmospheric, 9 didn’t quite look like it would be for...
Unlike most of the local filmmakers I profile, John Venable is someone I’ve known for a long time. That’s because he’s a film critic for his own website, www.supercala.com, and I’ve chatted with him on o...
I always found ABBA’s melancholy ballads more interesting than their better-known disco-influenced hits, but I find those latter songs pleasant enough in small doses.
Another big superhero movie hits theaters this week, but a few things separate it from the rest that have come out recently.
Here’s what I remember of Derek St. Holmes: listening to “Stranglehold” over and over while doing curls with red Kmart weights in front of a full-length mirror in my stuffy attic bedroom nine million years ago.
An aquifer is at risk – along with property values, livestock, and dreams – after gas wells move in.
Brian Beadle knew something was wrong when the registered Boer goats he raises on his small farm near Grandview began swelling up just after Christmas.
A new restaurant on South Hulen might make you a believer in pizza and … wine.
The dark wood tables and booths at Brix Pizza and Wine Bar are surrounded by a single line of tall, imposing wine bottles.
In these angsty times, sometimes you have to scour the art scene for life.
As mannered Britons dump garbage all over gallery floors under the auspices of creating “art,” and brash young Americans simply Xerox their favorite photos of celebrities onto canvases in a seemingly endless, relent...
On Who Knows What We Might Do, the popular, three-time Grammy-nominated “kids’ duo” Trout Fishing in America produces itself for the first time and turns out an album aimed straight at adults. It’s not a...