Posts Tagged ‘good’
Despite talented performances, direction, and music, El Cantante lacks kick.
Hector Lavoe is considered one of the greatest artists of Latin music.
The debut biography of Townes Van Zandt is a portrait of a sacrifice at the altar of commerce.
If you read this debut biography of Fort Worth native Townes Van Zandt — and you need to — the author wants you to understand one thing up front: To Live’s to Fly: The Ballad of the Late, Great Townes Van Zandt is not an ...
True to his Golden Gloves past, Jim Wright answers the bell for another round.
Mornings begin with a trip to his spacious office and compiling a list of things to do. Days are spent knocking things off the list — from teaching chores to working on books and articles, to taking phone calls from former co...
The failure is system-wide in the new big-screen version of Transformers.
The time seems ripe for a re-evaluation of Michael Bay. It’s been almost 10 years since his Armageddon ruled the box office by sheer brute force of publicity, star power, and on-screen CGI explosions, and made millions of mov...
It’s not typical that a record would contain one song called “Jump Blues” and another called “TechnicalElectronicSupersonicRobot,” but then The Frontier Brothers are into blending styles and surprising ears: ‘80s Eu...
The Mexican grocery story La Michoacana offers great food for now or later.
Supermarket may not be the first place you think for a meal (the Subway at Wal-Mart and Starbucks at Albertson’s notwithstanding).
It wasn’t all that long ago when the guys in Hogpig were splitting time between two stellar North Texas bands: Little Grizzly, cut from nearly the same cloth as better-known neighbors Centro-matic, and the brilliantly silly B...
The wall-crawler’s third film tries to do too much, but it’s fascinating all the same.
The last shot of Spider-Man 2 was a close-up of MJ Watson (Kirsten Dunst) as she watched her beloved superhero web off into the distance, with mixed emotions all over her face.
The Modern tests and soothes childhood in Pretty Baby.
In art, theater, music, literature, film — basically, any artistic discipline — there are themes, and then there are themes.
For all of you who were outraged when Pan’s Labyrinth lost the Best Foreign Film Oscar to The Lives of Others, you can see the latter film this week and take comfort in the fact that it’s pretty good, too. And if that doesn...