Posts Tagged ‘frank’
In contrast to my list of best supporting actors this past year, my list of best lead actors is so overwhelmingly male that it’s really rather depressing. Not that I didn’t savor the performances given by the male actors on...
UNT on the Square
Frank Reaugh lived from 1860 to 1945 and spent most of his years sketching the landscapes of the American Southwest in pastels. UNT on the Square features works by the “Dean of Texas Painters” through the end of this month.
A North Texas institution enjoys its last hurrah this weekend. After more than 11 years in operation, Granbury Live holds its final show, called The Best of Granbury Live. Local theatergoers will doubtless find other venues for...
This movie is not Kick-Ass. It’s an intriguing, flawed latecomer.
It’s a chestnut, but it does bear repeating: Sometimes getting there first matters most. The comic-book satire Super reaches us about a year after Kick-Ass did, and it definitely comes off looking late to the superhero costum...
OPENING: Marwencol (R) The opening night selection at last year’s Lone Star International Film Festival, Jeff Malmberg’s documentary profiles Mark Hogancamp, a brain-damaged man who becomes famous as an artist by building a...
Robert Duvall is magnificent in this lightweight period piece.
A festival favorite at Sundance, SXSW, and Tribeca, Get Low finally comes to our theaters this week (specifically, to a regular run at several local theaters –– the film is already playing at the Modern Art Museum of Fort W...
This whole decade has been pretty much a waste for Robert De Niro. A lucrative waste, but even so …
A major element of Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra’s renaissance in this decade has been the willingness of conductor Miguel Harth-Bedoya to program and promote esoteric contemporary fare, giving Fort Worth audiences a peri...
David “Honeyboy” Edwards is no longer in his prime, but he’s still got the feel for the old-time, acoustic blues.
British rotters run round and round in the repellent Death at a Funeral.
What’s more depressing than a farce that isn’t funny? Uh, war, famine, poverty, reruns of bad reality TV shows, a few other things.