Posts Tagged ‘time’
The heroes of The Fountain and Déjà Vu come unstuck in time, with mixed results.
Unlike painting or sculpture, movies exist in time, a fact that we’re reminded of whenever we hurry to grab a seat before the 7:20 showing starts. The medium is also uniquely equipped to play with story time and screen time t...
A hearty, homecookin’ diner still lives up to its namesake’s reputation — and then some.
In Fort Worth’s Soul Food Central block, the area near the intersection of Horne Street and Camp Bowie Boulevard, Mama Lou’s Country Kitchen is the young chick of the pack.
Politics make a pretty part of North Texas a hell for bad kids, poor people, and anyone caught up in the criminal justice system.
In early August, 2006, Desiree Jamison, a 40-year-old former hard drug user in the early stages of a trial for leaving the scene of an accident earlier in the year, was sent to the Johnson County jail on a bond revocation.
The names on the DA fight card are the same as four years ago, but both contenders have a few new punches.
In the softly lit La Puertita, a former church that’s been incorporated into the sprawling Joe T. Garcia’s restaurant complex on Fort Worth’s North Side, the food was standard Tex-Mex-tasty, not too hot, not too spicy. Th...
TCU’s Patterson is gunnin’ for respect — and a national tv audience.
Gary Patterson wants to play the guitar, you can tell. The Texas Christian University head football coach has been sitting in his living room answering questions for more than an hour, but that acoustic guitar propped in the co...
From the Met to mildew: An incredible collection of Fort Worth art is unearthed at a local middle school.
The private art collections into which New York City’s legendary Metropolitan Museum of Art digs for gems to borrow and exhibit usually belong to either aristocratic families or multi-national corporations. But in 1950, when ...
A bunch of Fort Worth scribes collaborate on a Western that hits more often than it misses.
A baker’s dozen of Texas writers have set egos — and some might say common sense — aside to write a collaborative novel (which might be better described as a novel of unexpected outcomes) about the adventures and misadven...
Some who were forced into Fort Worth say they’re paying more to get lower quality services.
Cindy Owens remembers the night in chilling detail. Her daughter had been struck by a car. She’d called an ambulance and waited 45 minutes for its arrival. “It was nighttime, pouring rain, there was a lot of blood. We’d j...
In The Believer, Ryan Gosling’s portrayal of a self-loathing Jewish neo-Nazi who plots to bomb his community’s synagogue, enchanted audiences at the 2001 Sundance Film Festival. Five years later, and the lanky Canadian did ...
Every decade or so, a new regional renegade comes along to symbolize Texas Music’s swaggering side, a la Jerry Jeff Walker in the 1970s, Robert Earl Keen in the ’80s, and Pat Green in the ’90s. Who will we look back on an...