Posts Tagged ‘irish’
Funny about a grim subject, Calvary is the year’s best religious film.
Brendan Gleeson has acted in many Hollywood and British movies, but only the filmmakers in his native Ireland seem to have really figured out how to use this actor. His hulking frame, bulbous nose, and adenoidal bark of a voice...
With the sheer number of St. Patrick’s Day events going on in town, you’d be forgiven for thinking that everyone who lives here is from Ireland. What’s more likely is that the people in this town will take just about any ...
Though heavy on kitsch, both bar/restaurants deliver.
LAURIE BARKER JAMES
LAURIE BARKER JAMES
Is there a spate of new bars that happen to have good eats? Or is this phenomenon really a spate of new restaurants conveniently doubling as bars? Fort Worth is home to a few taverns boasting better-than-usual bar fare: 8.0 in ...
For the sake of some jokes, I spent half the morning trying to think up reasons why I don’t like St. Patrick’s Day or, as I like to call it, 24 to 96 Hours of Blarney Baloney. Truth is, I couldn’t think of any good ones, ...
Many years ago, when Violet O’Valle was a drama teacher in Houston public schools, she discovered a collection of scripts by the great Irish playwright Sean O’Casey in a campus basement. O’Valle, a descendant ...
The third Lone Star International Film Festival kicks off this weekend, and festivalgoers will be seeking something to match the awards buzz of 2007′s Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead, the crowd-pleasing tendency ...
The first time you see NBA star LeBron James in More Than a Game, he’s a grinning, gawky pre-teen, which is sort of endearing. Then you see that same awkward-looking kid dunk.
Even with a promising soloist, August Rush misses a boatload of notes.
I must confess, Freddie Highmore is starting to scare me a bit (in a good way, though).
Mixing punk, Irish folksong, and twang, Panther City Bandits are a welcome anomaly.
A couple of weeks ago at a Wreck Room show, a crowd of about 50 rowdy concertgoers trashed the place.