Posts Tagged ‘job’
With Houston Mayor Bill White in the Democratic race for governor, humorist/author Kinky Friedman has shifted his attentions to the race for agriculture commissioner.
Jason Reitman has now directed three films, and so far the most famous is his second one, Juno. I suspect we’ll look back on that movie and see it as atypical of his work. Whereas Juno is about a teenage girl and written ...
Several men were starting their weekend early, relaxing in the dark confines of an upscale gentlemen’s club. Greeting them as they came and went on a recent Friday afternoon was Michael Precker, perhaps the only guy ever ...
A controversial program that forced more than 60 public works inspectors in the city’s engineering department to add almost a full load of college courses to their working schedule for more than two years has been scrappe...
When Avi Marco came to Fort Worth from Israel with his family in 2005, he had no friends and a limited grasp of the English language. His M.O. for exploring scary new places and faces was strong curiosity coupled with a passion...
Our country’s chaotic political climate has given birth to all sorts of monsters at the movie theater – look no further than the Joker’s grotesque visage for proof.
Everywhere Static turns these days is another message about the wonders of the Barnett Shale.
Street Kings goes down some crooked alleys, but we’ve seen them all before.
The overheated yet stubbornly unexciting cop thriller Street Kings stars Keanu Reeves as Los Angeles Police Department vice-squad detective Tom Ludlow, a loose-cannon cop who really isn’t all that loose.
Wordy, wayward, and well-acted, Smart People is a slacker comedy for the literary set.
Mark Jude Poirier’s name will be more easily recognized by readers than cinephiles.
A decent British heist film tells the true story of the robbers who pulled off The Bank Job.
The Bank Job has nothing to do with the 2003 version of The Italian Job, even though both movies feature Jason Statham.