Monthly Archives: November 2012

Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper in Silver Linings Playbook at LSIFF.

Returning to the Screen

The movies at last year’s Lone Star International Film Festival racked up an incredible 40 Oscar nominations. This year’s lineup probably won’t equal that...
Tiny but powerful, the Dead Sea Scrolls date as far back as 2,520 years.

Dead Sea Scrolls

One of the largest, most comprehensive exhibitions of Dead Sea Scroll fragments ever shown, and the largest ever in Texas, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary’s...

Meet the New Boss, Same as the Old Boss

What am I happiest about now that the 2012 elections are over? Well, obviously it was a strong night for left-leaning voters –– Obama...

Cowboys’ Season Still Alive

You can blame Orlando Scandrick for that missed open-field tackle (not easy) and that holding penalty late in the fourth quarter (fatigue-induced) that kept...

Catching Up With the Classics (Part 2)

Continuing the project that I started a few weeks ago, here are thoughts on more of the canonical films that eluded me until now....

“One Square Mile” Near You

If you remember the story we ran last July on Betsy and Carl Crum, the Emmy-winning documentarians behind the One Square Mile series, here's...

The Green Menace Has Been Rolled Back

Did you wake up this morning feeling a little safer? That’s likely because hundreds of thousands of public dollars and countless hours of law...