Posts Tagged ‘town’

Need to Feed

KRISTIAN LIN
I can’t remember the last time an Academy Award-winning screenwriter followed up her Oscar victory with a cheap horror flick. That indeed describes Jennifer’s Body, the second screenwriting effort from Diablo Cody. ...


Healing Healthcare

John Q. Public
To the editor: As a physician, I feel I must write to you about the healthcare debate (“Healthy Debate,” July 29, 2009).



Best Of

ardent
Best Of 2011 Best Of: Getting & Spending Best Of: On The Town Best Of: People and Politics Best Of: Culture Best Of: Good Grub Best Of 2010 Best Of: Getting & Spending Best Of: On The Town Best Of: People and Politics B...


Spreading it Around

Static
Static’s old Stock Show-loving granny used to say, “When life hands you cow poop, make cow poop-ade.” Why life would be handling cow manure was never clear, but Static vowed to make poop-ade nonetheless. And s...



Not So Minny Laughs

KRISTIAN LIN
The whole time I was watching New in Town, I was wondering why Renée Zellweger didn’t fit her role. In this throwaway comedy she plays Lucy, a Miami-based executive for a food conglomerate who’s sent to Minnesota j...


Canary in the Coal Mine Gas Field

Pablo Lastra
Richard Wilkinson spent his early years wildcatting all over Texas in search of oil.  During a stint in the Army in the ’50s, he fired high-caliber warning shots at Russian airplanes wandering into North Pole airspace. H...



Nerds and G’s

Hearsay
Just as nerdcore seems to be powering down – seemingly taken over by 8bit music, among other things – now comes the documentary Nerdcore For Life, co-starring former Fort Worth Weekly covergirl MC Router (also known...


Riding in Cars With Boys

America Ferrera can’t keep this Latino indie drama from falling flat.
Kristian Lin
Recent movies as different as Danny Cannon’s Goal!



John-Alex Mason

Listen Up
For more than one generation of fans, the blues “belonged” to old black men with slurred voices.


Jazz jumps back onto the Cowtown scene.

CAROLINE COLLIER
Take the elevator down to the 4th Street basement where the Scat Jazz Lounge lives these days, and you’ll find the night-blooming flower of jazz thriving under the dim lights.