Posts Tagged ‘series’

Film Shorts

OPENING: Death at a Funeral (R) Neil LaBute’s remake of the similarly titled 2007 British farce stars Chris Rock and Martin Lawrence as brothers who become entangled in a sexual blackmail scheme while attending their fatherâ€...

One-Part Drama

Another British import loses its flavor in America: Edge of Darkness.
The key to understanding what’s right and what’s wrong with Edge of Darkness is knowing that it’s based on a British TV miniseries. Our friends across the Atlantic regularly make intelligent multiple-hour opus...

Holmes for Christmas

In a series of 1940s Hollywood films, Basil Rathbone played Sherlock Holmes as a suave, unflappable Victorian gentleman. His interpretation held sway until a British TV series in the 1980s, when Jeremy Brett re-interpreted the ...

Local Films Shine

Fort Worth’s historic Como neighborhood has been a source of great stories for decades, and now it’s the subject of a short independent documentary by the local husband-and-wife team of Carl and Betsy Crum.

Best Of 2009 Culture

Fort Worth Weekly Staff
Click here to read more and see who won best Artist, Art Gallery, Theater Troupe, and more.

Night and Day

WED ? 2 Taylor Hicks drops into Casa Mañana’s production of Grease to sing “Beauty School Dropout.” We think Clay Aiken would be a better fit for the song both vocally and as a stage presence, but it’s ...

Night and Day

THU ? 27 The Lone Star Film Festival continues its monthly series of screenings of best-received films from last November. Tonight the fest is showing A Quiet Little Marriage, a serious marital drama involving many actors from ...

MoMA Movies at the Modern

Big Ticket
The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth takes a two-week break from screening current independent films to make room for Still Moving: Classic Films from MoMA.

Indy Film

The latest Indiana Jones adventure is a familiar ride and worth the wait.
Kristian Lin
Let’s get right to it: Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull is quite a bit of fun.


Have a need for speed? Bypass Speed Racer, a TV cartoon come to misbegotten life.
Kristian Lin
Here’s why certain men of a certain age are huge fans of Speed Racer.