Posts Tagged ‘good’

Night & Day

WED ? 6 Kimbell Art Museum Deputy Director Malcolm Warner lectures this afternoon on Scotland’s Old Master: Henry Raeburn. The painter, whose career spanned the 18th and 19th centuries, was widely acclaimed for his frankly re...

Complaints at City Hall

This new Keller eatery strives for fancy but achieves it only intermittently.
Arthouse in Keller is a mixed-use living/shopping development anchored at one end by City Hall Restaurant. The restaurant’s floor-to-vaulted-ceiling glass walls and maple-toned floor give it a resort feel, as if the place sho...

Club Sandwiches

Chow, Baby
Being more interested in the differences among people than the similarities, Chow, Baby is not much into activities that require a membership card — how boring to spend two hours talking about one small thing we have in commo...

Film Shorts

OPENING: Buried (R) Ryan Reynolds stars in this thriller as a man who finds himself buried alive in a coffin. Also with Stephen Tobolowsky, Samantha Mathis, José Luis García Pérez, and Erik Palladino. (Opens Friday in Dallas)

Wall Street Sequel: Gekko Insurance

A money man returns (our investment) after 23 years.
Here’s an example of overthinking. Oliver Stone’s sequel to his 1987 hit Wall Street is entitled Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps. The subtitle refers to a line by Gordon Gekko (Michael Douglas) in the original, which the se...


The title of The Art Corridor’s new exhibit Museum Staff Only comes from the fact that all five of the artists featured work in museums and are inevitably influenced by the impressive art that they see every day. The show at ...

Night & Day

WED ? 25 Texas Family Musicals closes out its season with two performances of Neil Simon’s chestnut The Sunshine Boys, about two old vaudeville actors who reunite one last time to reprise their routine for television. The sho...

Get Low: Awake at the Wake

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...

The Last Exorcism: Devil out of Nell

This inventive horror flick could be the scariest yet.
So Paranormal Activity 2 is coming out soon. Good luck to it, because while I thought the original Paranormal Activity was built well but didn’t deliver any solid scares, The Last Exorcism is without a doubt the most terrifyi...

Smoke Screen

Big Ticket
Made in 1936, Reefer Madness owes much of its current fame to its rediscovery in the 1960s. That’s because Louis J. Gasnier’s film (properly titled Tell Your Children) is so incredibly, laughably wrong about the effects of ...