Posts Tagged ‘carlos’

Zio Carlo Brew Pub:

Old World Charm
Last Call
Walking down Magnolia to the convenience store on College Avenue the other day, I had the idea that I would grab a beer on my way to buying a Red Bull. I was procrastinating, avoiding writing at home, you see, and I figured tha...


A Better Life, Mi Hijo

A great performance distinguishes this immigration drama.
KRISTIAN LIN
I remember watching Gregory Nava’s drama El Norte for my high-school Spanish class. I thought about that film while I was watching A Better Life, a movie that is also set in the world of illegal Latino immigrants in the Unite...



The Best Performances of 2010

A tribute to the leading actors who dazzled us in this year’s movies.
KRISTIAN LIN
Sheesh, given how lukewarm audiences have been to the popcorn movies that Hollywood has been putting out lately, you’d think the studios would have rushed some Oscar-contending prestige pictures into the theaters this week to...


Sneak Previews

Big Ticket
Christopher Kelly’s Great Movies You Haven’t Heard Of … Yet continues to give Fort Worth moviegoers a valuable advance look at likely Oscar contenders. This year the mini-festival expands to nine movies.



The Fire Is So Delightful

Chow, Baby
Jeez, everybody gets so freaked out about the “wind chill factor.” That’s all Chow, Baby heard last week: “Ooh, it’s only 14 degrees outside – with the wind chill factor.” “ItR...


Gallery

Gallery
UTA’s students (and the rest of us) get their periodic look at what their teachers have been up to as the school holds its faculty biennial. More than 40 artists display their work in various media in this show, including...



Something Special

LAURIE BARKER JAMES
In Spanish, “algo” translates into “something.” And the menu at Mi Tierra Latin Fusion Restaurant is literally full of algos. Every section is preceded by “algo”: “algo to start,”...


Running Dead

An overrated zombie flick grows staler in a sequel set 28 Weeks Later.
Kristian Lin
Think it’s depressing being American these days? Try being British.



Hijos de la Noche

Big Ticket
This week of Halloween, Rose Marine Theater presents an unusual treat: Drácula. Notice that we didn’t say Dracula.