Posts Tagged ‘features’
Christian Bale ponders the end of Batman in The Dark Knight Rises.

Dark Knight Rises: Bane Capital

Batman hangs up his cowl in Christopher Nolan’s final chapter.
KRISTIAN LIN
If The Dark Knight Rises is truly Christopher Nolan’s last Batman film, this is a hell of a way for the series to go out. While this third chapter isn’t as cogent a political statement as The Dark Knight and doesn’t offer...


The Tower is elegant, its fare full of flair. Lee Chastain

Down to The Tower

In the heart of Sundance Square comes a haute comfort-food “gastropub.”
LAURIE BARKER JAMES
The Tower Restaurant and Speakeasy occupies the same location on the corner of 4th and Taylor streets downtown where The Vault Mediterranean Restaurant flamed out a couple of years ago. The new eatery is owned by the same folks...



Ridglea Theater might become AEG Live's Fort Worth outpost.

AEG to Book Ridglea?

HEARSAY
Tickets go on sale Friday for the first show in the historic Ridglea Theater since 2010. New Orleans hard-rockers Down’s show on Tuesday, Sept. 18, comes courtesy of AEG Live, the international production company that books s...


As part of their documentary on Como, Fort Worth filmmakers Betsy and Carl Crum film Brother Barry.

More than One Square Mile

A Fort Worth filmmaking team graduates to the big leagues.
ZACK SHLACHTER
Growing up in small-town East Texas, Betsy Crum watched a lot of television. And like many who were glued to the tube at an impressionable age, she was confused by the discrepancy between the lives she saw portrayed onscreen an...



Pop-punk quartet Perdition’s debut full-length, Hispaniola, is an ode to twentysomething life on the ledge.

Killer or Filler?

New discs of pop-punk, gypsy rock, and Dirty South rap are comin’ atcha.
FORT WORTH WEEKLY STAFF AND CONTRIBUTORS
Perdition’s Hispaniola Will punk ever die? Not as long as bands like Perdition keep cranking out hooky records. The Fort Worth quartet’s debut full-length –– the 10-track Hispaniola (Dang!Records) –– carries the pop...


Are the stars aligning for renewable energy in Texas?

Serious about Solar

Are the stars aligning for renewable energy in Texas?
GAYLE REAVES
North Texas, along with the rest of the country, is in the midst of yet another summer of record-breaking heat. The demand on the state’s electrical grid is so heavy that regulators around the country are worried about overlo...



Pretty much everything is authentic and scrumptious at Thailicious. Chase Martinez

Now that’s Thailicious

This new Hulen/I-30 eatery has all the authentic goods.
JIMMY FOWLER
Although the new Thailicious restaurant sits, theoretically, at the southwest corner of Hulen Street and I-30, it’s barely visible from either busy thoroughfare: The eatery is wedged between a bank and a yogurt shop at the ba...


Hearsay

And the Winners are…

HEARSAY
Artist of the Year: Quaker City Night Hawks. Rock Album of the Year: ¡Torquila Torquila! by Quaker City Night Hawks. Indie-Rock Album of the Year: Burning Hotels, Burning Hotels. Album of the Year: Grasshopper Cowpunk, Holy Mo...



Best drummer Matt Mabe throws up the horns as Nick Choate catches a ride with Michael “Big Mike” Richardson, whose Box of Rock won best cover/tribute band. Vishal Malhotra

2012 Panthys

Quaker City Night Hawks, Holy Moly come up big in our 15th Annual Music Awards.
ANTHONY MARIANI
Quaker City Night Hawks rule the roost. In our 15th Annual Fort Worth Weekly Music Awards, celebrated on Sunday at Piper Hall in the West 7th Street corridor, the gritty rock quartet won all four categories in which it was nomi...


Andrew Garfield hits the ceiling of a New York City subway car in The Amazing Spider-Man.

Spider-Man: New Silk Threads

A baby wall-crawler hatches in this restart of the superhero franchise.
KRISTIAN LIN
A scant five years after Sam Raimi, Tobey Maguire, and Kirsten Dunst decamped from the Spider-Man series, Sony Pictures has already decided to start the series over with new talent. The resulting movie, called The Amazing Spide...