Posts Tagged ‘washington’
That trench coat wearing, scoop sniffing, former Fort Worth newsman turned national treasure Bob Schieffer is retiring at 78. I can’t recall how many times I’ve awakened on a Sunday morning with a throbbing head, tu...
It’s beyond satire. U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates, telling The New York Times what he had learned during his long tenure, explained that “I will always be an advocate in terms of wars of necessity. I am just much more...
Hutchison found herself the heir-unapparent.
It wasn’t supposed to be like this. U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, who had repeatedly postponed her gubernatorial ambitions while fellow Republican Rick Perry became the longest-serving governor in Texas history, figured it ...
Since the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth moved into its current home, one of its most popular pieces has been Martin Puryear’s “Ladder for Booker T. Washington,” the sculpture of a small, crooked wooden ladde...
The metal womanifesto has been set in stone now for some 20 years, ever since Doro Pesch headed Warlock towards the halls of the mountain king and Lita Ford kissed herself deadly.
A great, neglected story from black history is turned into a square film.
While watching The Great Debaters, I wound up focusing on the supporting actors.
Ridley Scott tries to make the Citizen Kane of crime flicks and falls short.
The shortcomings of American Gangster are right there in the title. It’s the latest film by Ridley Scott, a director who long ago was pegged as a mythmaker.
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...