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The FP opens Friday in Dallas

Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: The FP (R) Brandon and Jason Trost’s black comedy is about two rival street gangs who stage lethal turf battles with each other by playing a dance video game. Starring Jason Trost, Lee Valmassy, Art Hsu, Caker Folley...


Turner Classic Movies is bringing Casablanca to theaters for one night only.

Night & Day

Fort Worth Weekly
WED ▪ 21 Turner Classic Movies is bringing Casablanca to theaters for one night, supposedly for its 70th anniversary, though they’re really jumping the gun by a full six months, since the film didn’t premiere until Novemb...



Photo by Jason Cato

Fare Thee Wells Fargo

Fort Worth Weekly
Anti-private prison advocates have recently been calling on Wells Fargo bank to divest its holdings in both The GEO Group and Corrections Corporation of America, the two largest for-profit private prison companies in the United...


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Heart of a Night Owl Callin’

Fort Worth Weekly
I wasn’t born in a bar, but I might as well have been. I do all of my best work there. (Ask anyone who knows me. You’ll learn that being hilarious, handsome, and 10 feet tall is definitely an artform.) In my eons of bar tra...



raidofrbow

Rainbow Lounge Documentary Screens

Notes from the Fort Worth premiere of Robert Camina’s film.
KRISTIAN LIN
A great many things started on June 28, 2009, when Fort Worth police officers and Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission agents conducted mass arrests at the Near Southside gay bar The Rainbow Lounge. One of them came to fruition ...


Disney's John Carter moive

John Carter: Man from Mars

An antiquated adventure yarn turns into pure summer fun.
COLE WILLIAMS
They say the easiest reviews to write are for very bad movies and very good ones. This was an easy review to write, because despite some minor problems, John Carter is one of the best times I’ve had at the theater in a while....



Aventino's

Mangia at Aventino’s

Aventino’s 2.0 is comfortable and classy, and the Italian fare traditional and tasty.
LAURIE BARKER JAMES
In early January, one local chef was out promoting a new restaurant via Facebook. The thing is: It wasn’t his restaurant. Jon Bonnell, whose eponymously named eatery is a Fort Worth institution, was unabashedly cheering the r...


Fort Worth Weekly

Still Riveting

Metalheads keep up the rawk in the Fort.
STEVE STEWARD
From behind the steel mesh and pipe of the Rail Club’s stage security fence, Homer Jimenez held a red raffle ticket aloft. The pudgy, silver-haired man waved it in the air, pushing up his glasses toward a pair of eyebrows as ...