Posts Tagged ‘comedy’
Randy Pearlman gets serious in Circle Theatre’s Funnyman.

Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wednesday 19 – There’s still time left to see the CANstruction exhibit at North East Mall this week. The 18th annual show once again features sculptural pieces made out of cans of food put together by teams of local enginee...

Jon Hamm, Isla Fisher, Zach Galifianakis, and Gal Gadot think their way out of a suburban spy plot in "Keeping Up With the Joneses."

Keeping Up With the Joneses: Spy, Neighbor!

This espionage comedy strains hard trying to keep up.
Kristian Lin
I came to a hard conclusion after watching Keeping Up With the Joneses: Zach Galifianakis should not be a leading man. Don’t get me wrong. He’s terrifically funny, a force for chaos in The Hangover series and Up in the Air,...

Art by Kojack.

Best Of Culture 2016

Fort Worth Weekly
Critic’s Top 5 Exhibitions A solo exhibition, Jessica Fuentes’ Tree House Dividedat Gallery 76102 featured work in which the Fort Worth native explored the ethereal nature of dreams and memory via photographs, photo transpa...

Cheaper by the Dozen plays at Artisan Center Theatre.

Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wed 20 - Fresh off their Fort Worth Weekly Music Award victory for Best Rock Band, Mean Motor Scooter headlines the show tonight at Lola’s Saloon. The high-intensity garage trio will be backed up by Same Brain and Tomato Dodg...


Wondercrust: Shut Up and Riff

In the spirit of MST3K, these comedians are making B-movies watchable. Semi-watchable.
Nick McClanahan stared at the projector screen in front of The Grotto, a Monticello rock venue, on a recent Thursday night among two dozen other folks. The images were playing, but there wasn’t any audio. And it was 11:43. Th...

Neighbors 2

Bonus Film Review: Neighbors 2

Kristian Lin
I try not to read other people’s reviews of a movie before I’ve seen it and written up my own critique, but I do try to get a fix on the general tenor of whether people think it’s good, bad, or indifferent. I ...


Trailer Park Boys and Girls

Steve Steward
I wouldn’t say my girlfriend is obsessed with Canadian mockumentary series Trailer Park Boys, but when we were watching the show’s main characters, Mr. Lahey and Randy, perform live at The Rail Club last Thursday, she was c...

Life in the Israeli army has Dana Ivgy considering suicide by staple gun in Zero Motivation.

Odds and Ends

Picking through leftover movies — some brilliant, some not — from 2014.
Just like last January, I find myself having watched a bunch of movies from the previous 12 months that I found intriguing but didn’t have a chance to write about in these pages. Since I didn’t get a chance to review any of...

Predestination opens Friday.

Film Shorts

OPENING: Predestination (R) Ethan Hawke stars in this thriller as a time-traveling cop trying to catch the one criminal who has eluded him throughout time. Also with Sarah Snook, Noah Taylor, Cate Wolfe, and Alexis Fernandez. M...

American Sniper opens Thursday.

Film Shorts

OPENING: American Sniper (R) Bradley Cooper stars in Clint Eastwood’s biography of Chris Kyle, the deadliest sniper in U.S. military history. Also with Sienna Miller, Luke Grimes, Jake McDorman, Brian Hallisay, Kyle Gallner, ...