Posts Tagged ‘doesn’

Urgencies

Listen Up
Austin’s Urgencies kicks out straight-ahead rock ‘n’ roll. Enthusiastic and a tad angsty, the foursome conveys a sense of constantly expiring time here on their first official album, Manifesto. Punk and poundi...


Crouching Tiger, Eating Panda

This roly-poly animated kung fu comedy hits home.
Kristian Lin
The latest animated family film from DreamWorks Animation, Kung Fu Panda is not as much fun as Kung Fu Hustle, but it’s much better than Kung Pow: Enter the Fist.



Indy Film

The latest Indiana Jones adventure is a familiar ride and worth the wait.
Kristian Lin
Let’s get right to it: Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull is quite a bit of fun.


Wedding Crasher

A weak lead performance waters down this farce at a best friend’s wedding.
Kristian Lin
All right, somebody needs to explain the whole Patrick Dempsey thing to me.



Rock of Aged

The seniors in the documentary Young@Heart are never too old to learn new songs.
Kristian Lin
If you saw the Rolling Stones’ concert film Shine a Light and were impressed by the energy of those sexagenarian band members, you should check out another concert film released this week that’s about an even older ...


The Show: Drowning Pool

The Show
A funny thing happened to Drowning Pool on the way to the forum: The wheels fell off the chariot.



Survivor Girl

The secret of Nim is the location of a girl’s island home in this overly silly family film.
Kristian Lin
Wendy Orr wrote a story when she was nine years old.


Top Registers

With Crowns, Jubilee traces the history of African-American headwear wonderfully, if a little hastily.
Stage
For Jubilee Theatre’s current gospel musical, Crowns, set designer Judd Vermillion has turned the back wall of the stage into what looks like a lady’s hat store in the 1930s Deep South.



The Girl Who Would Be Queen

Big stars playing feuding sisters can’t save The Other Boleyn Girl.
Kristian Lin
Columbia Pictures originally planned to release The Other Boleyn Girl last Christmas and push it during awards season.


The Italian Job

Chasing down Bobby Albanese is worth the effort.
Jimmy Fowler
Just who does restaurateur Bobby Albanese think he is?