Posts Tagged ‘career’
Margaret Thatcher is lost in this hazy political biography.
More than 20 years after she left office as Prime Minister of Great Britain, Margaret Thatcher now enjoys a much higher reputation in America than in the country over which she ruled. This is curious, though not so surprising. ...
A Fort Worth-sponsored survey showed that most residents want the number of council member districts expanded from eight to 10 to provide better representation. Increasing the number of districts is expected to reduce the avera...
This Texas-set indie drama idly spins its wheels.
The makers of Skateland are all from Longview, and it was filmed mostly in Shreveport and Marshall. Texans will probably find that bit of quasi-local information more interesting than anything that happens in this earnest drama...
Upstairs Art Gallery
Dotty Zamora has spent most of her career painting in the rough medium of wax emulsion, but a recent trip to Italy has inspired her to take up painting in oil. You can see the fruits of her labors in her current show at Upstair...
Zac Efron stumbles — and we learn — in this weeper.
Sometimes being a film critic means being a straight guy who spends hours pondering the meaning of Zac Efron. It’s not that bad, actually. Say what you want to about the High School Musical series, the actor who catapulted to...
Several men were starting their weekend early, relaxing in the dark confines of an upscale gentlemen’s club. Greeting them as they came and went on a recent Friday afternoon was Michael Precker, perhaps the only guy ever ...
The deceptively advertised Sandra Bullock-starring romantic comedy All About Steve has had its release date delayed more than once, but now seems like a good time to put it out, what with its leading man, Bradley Cooper, having...
My sister, who’s married with three children, has an interesting take on Mother’s Day tributes. She’s happy to receive candy, flowers, cards, and other traditional kudos. But those perennial news stories that speculate ho...
Owen “Boomer” Castleman has played with the greats and is still kickin’.
If the video game Guitar Hero had only songs written and performed by Texas music legends, it’s a good bet that one song by Owen “Boomer” Castleman would be unbeatable.
It’s a great day for America, everybody, and we’ll tell you why: Craig Ferguson is at Bass Hall this Saturday.