Posts Tagged ‘it’s’
Maybe Marie Antoinette didn’t deserve the guillotine. Her new movie certainly doesn’t.
Sofia Coppola’s third film, Marie Antoinette comes trailing bad buzz from Cannes this past summer, where a largely French crowd greeted it with boos and hisses. It’s easy to see what they didn’t like. The director’s les...
The story of last year’s Oscar-winner is told again, to lesser effect.
Infamous tells the story of author Truman Capote and his career-defining decision to write In Cold Blood, his novel about a mass murder in Kansas. Sound familiar? That’s because the film was in production at the same time as ...
For some people boating means the freedom of the open water, away from the pressures of life on the land.
Man of the Year suffers from dull satire, and then it really goes bad.
There are many things wrong with Man of the Year, but the basic premise isn’t one of them.
The hose might not reach far enough in North Texas.
The worst drought on record in these parts lasted for much of the 1950s. While city folks were discovering tv and cars with fins, North Texas farmers and ranchers suffered. Stock tanks dried up in the blistering heat, grass gre...
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...
Before I took over this column about five years ago, I decided not to be negative. Spewing vitriol about local/struggling bands, clubs, and events only riles readers up and imbues the writer with a false sense of importance. I ...
Between the dimming of the lights and the opening credits, something happened when I saw the new film version of All the King’s Men. While the screen was showing the studio logos, the movie’s music started up on the soundtr...
First off, good things’ coming to an end is sad, and South FM co-founder, guitarist G.I. Sanders, will be leaving the North Texas band after a hundred years. He will honor show dates through October.
The West Side is full of Euro-influenced bistros: La Piazza, Escargot, Saint-Emilion, Bella West. Thing is, they’re all a little — how you say? — snooty as all get-out.