Posts Tagged ‘sort’
Even now, Henrik Ibsen doesn’t really get his due. It’s hard for us to appreciate the rut that European theater was stuck in in the 19th century, filled with stock characters and sentimental clichés. That didn’t change u...
Every time I’m on 820 as it loops north of Haltom City, I see the sign. It says Redneck Heaven, and it applies to a gigantic bar and grill with motorcycles parked in front of it. And every time, I think, Oh, geez.
Yee-haw! A strange animated Western leads this week’s films.
This week’s films all trade in outright fantasy, but only one of them succeeds in turning the tropes of fable and science fiction into a bizarre and wondrous alternate reality.
The seventh Potter film doesn’t hold up. Does that matter?
I’m in a difficult position here. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 is the seventh installment of an eight-part series. As such, it’s not necessarily meant to stand on its own. Instead, it’s a means to an end, ...
Birds painted in an Audubon-like realistic style would be too straightforward for a venue like William Campbell Contemporary Art. Fortunately, Billy Hassell’s renditions of birds are sharp, stylized, and brightly colored ...
Man, this new color-coded, sortable Places to Eat List rocks. Chow, Baby, who is building a new bookcase even though it’s not really allowed to play with power tools, had to take a minor boo-boo to its fave doc-in-the-box...
This whole decade has been pretty much a waste for Robert De Niro. A lucrative waste, but even so …
Whenever Chow, Baby muses, as it often does, on how well-educated it is (Hook ‘Em Horns!), how widely traveled it is (Hail Colombia!), how just plain brilliant it is (… we’ll think of an example later), it als...
Malcolm Holcombe sounds like a hillbilly sort of Tom Waits as he delivers keeping-a-used-car-on-the road sort of greasy Appalachian-based folk-blues on his excellent new Gamblin’ House.
Things were looking good for the Frogs last Saturday afternoon — until the third quarter.