Monthly Archives: August 2012

Further Thoughts on the Olympics

If you could be Jamaican only for a day, surely you'd pick today. For not only is today the 50th anniversary of the country's...

FWISD Needs Dead Armadillo Day

Roadkill doesn't just feed buzzards in New Zealand. It raises money to pay for kids' education while instilling a creative spirit that only comes...

“Sight & Sound” Crowns New Greatest Film Ever

So everybody in the film world is buzzing about Sight & Sound’s new poll of the greatest films ever, which the British publication has...

“Ghostbreakers” Set to Debut

After a series of stops and starts while trying to find a broadcast venue, the paranormal reality show satire Ghostbreakers has finally found a...

More Thoughts on the Olympics

My own first name isn’t exactly common due to its unconventional spelling, so when I see athletes who share my first name at the...

Chick-Fil-A, Not Cruz, Shows Enduring Strength Of Tea Party

For two days, the surprise victory of Ted Cruz was all anybody could talk about. The Tea Party upstart who beat back establishment candidate...
Colin Farrell gets his mind royally messed with in "Total Recall."

Rebooting Total Recall

On paper, remaking Total Recall is a better idea than restarting the Spider-Man series. The original film came out back in 1990, and while...

Being A Woman Is No Longer A Pre-Existing Condition

Today, under President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act aka Obamacare, new and critical benefits for women take effect, according to a press release from...

“Eat Mor Chikin” Sayeth the Lord

Guess what some of the great minds at Fort Worth’s Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary are focused on today. If you said “contemplating the trinity”...
Ruby Sparks opens Friday.

Film Shorts

OPENING: Ruby Sparks (R) Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris (Little Miss Sunshine) direct this comedy about a struggling novelist (Paul Dano) who magically conjures a...