Posts Tagged ‘garcia’
In a call to unify behind one candidate in the runoff between Domingo Garcia of Dallas and Marc Veasey of Fort Worth to be the Democratic Party’s nominee for the newly formed Congressional District 33, more than 30 ...
With a new EP produced by a two-time Grammy winner, Waking Alice pops out of the rabbit hole.
Two years ago, an early version of the mod-rock Mansfield band Waking Alice was trying to make the most of expensive studio time while recording a demo at Fort Worth Sound. Producer Bart Rose’s assistant, Michael Garcia, thre...
A little label that can launches.
COLE GARNER HILL
COLE GARNER HILL
Ramon Garcia doesn’t look like your stereotypical record label owner — he’s clearly from DIY, not corporate, ranks. His label, Rise & Shine Records, is a one-man operation, and that one man is a friendly, unassuming 2...
At some point years ago, after I’d grown tired of music –– all I’d known was arena rock and some fusion –– I thought I’d get all arty-smarty and get into jazz of the straight-ahead hard-bop variety. I tried on Mil...
This overcooked Italian romance is like the food at the Olive Garden.
Amanda Seyfried is clearly bidding to become America’s romantic-comedy sweetheart, and I’m afraid that she’ll succeed at it. The 24-year-old with the feline eyes and quick smile definitely has the talents to do it, but th...
LAURIE BARKER JAMES
It’s one of the oldest stories in music: Local boy grows up singing and playing guitar in talent shows, coffee shops, and church camps, then attempts to parlay talent and ability into becoming something more than just ano...
America Ferrera can’t keep this Latino indie drama from falling flat.
Recent movies as different as Danny Cannon’s Goal!
A double dose of Javier Bardem, in English-language films of varying quality
Javier Bardem made his American debut and snagged an Oscar nomination all in one bang when he portrayed the gay Cuban poet Reinaldo Arenas in the 2001 biopic Before Night Falls.
Is The Science of Sleep a great movie? In your dreams, pal!
Often you hear about how comedy stars who act in movies need to be kept in line by directors. Well, Michel Gondry is a director who needs comic geniuses to stay disciplined. Screenwriter Charlie Kaufman (Eternal Sunshine of the...