Posts Tagged ‘they’re’
Racists are going the way of Joe McCarthy, but it won't be a pretty exit.
So, a couple of weeks back, I’m sitting at the Lowdon Track and Field Complex at Texas Christian University watching my daughter and her teammates prepare for the upcoming Texas Amateur Athletic Federation’s State Track and...
Your comic book is awesome. Your movie, sometimes.
On paper, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World looks like a dream pairing. Edgar Wright is the British filmmaker who proved his comic genius with Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz, demented mash-ups of disparate genres. Now he’s adapting...
New Southside joint gives pleasant meaning to the term “greasy spoon.”
LAURIE BARKER JAMES
LAURIE BARKER JAMES
In the shadow of the Hospital District, Rosedale Street just east of I-35 offers a veritable coop of fried chicken places. Clearly the hospitals didn’t spring up around the eateries, so it must be that restaurants that dish o...
Toy Story 3 can’t match the first two, but it’s fun.
The following statement is true –– and also pretty much meaningless: Toy Story 3 is the weakest Pixar movie in the last 10 years. It’s true, because the movie never achieves the emotional weight of so many of its fellow P...
The Fosters go bananas in this underwhelming comedy-thriller.
You’re probably going to see Date Night because of Steve Carell and Tina Fey. And why not? They seem like a terrific match because they’re so similar. They’re both intelligent, straightforward types whose comic stylings s...
New blood invigorates the Albaneses’ flagship restaurant.
The saga of Fort Worth’s food-lovin’ Albanese family continues.
Most people don’t get inspired looking at linoleum, but it serves as a medium for David Conn.
Here’s the truest thing we can say about New Maps of Hell, Bad Religion’s latest: “Well, it’s definitely a Bad Religion album.”
A local theater troupe uses the stage to spotlight a grave south-of-the-border injustice.
Touring productions of theatrical staples such as Camelot and Sweet Charity guarantee that local ticketbuyers will always be able to escape the daily grind, even if only momentarily. Nothing wrong with that. We all need happy d...
Home of the Brave takes on a timely subject and winds up feeling decades old.
Last week when I reviewed Civic Duty, I referred to the difficulty Hollywood was experiencing when dealing with the Iraq war.