Monthly Archives: November 2012

Sessions: The 36-Year-Old Virgin

You can get a double dose of John Hawkes this week. The 53-year-old character actor was in Fort Worth last weekend to be feted...

Turkey Awards 2012

Droughts and wildfires are just a few of the challenges that North Texas ranchers and farmers faced in recent seasons. On the urban landscape,...
Pop’s keeps a clear focus on burgers, but the sides are no afterthought. Lee Chastain

New Digs, Same Pop’s

As most regulars already know, Pop’s Burgers & Grill moved earlier this year from Benbrook Highway to Trail Lake Drive near I-20. Rest assured,...
Mary Elizabeth Winstead in Smashed.

Don’t Leave Me High

The vagaries of film distribution being what they are, this weekend may be your only opportunity to see the best female lead performance in...

Dallas Cowboys About To Go On A Roll

Transplanted Pittsburgh guido Anthony Mariani sits a few desks from me and is under the illusion that he can write a credible column about...

Cowboys Fans, Be Not Proud

What a big win yesterday for the ol’ Cowboys, right? Yee-haw! Squaring off against a dreaded, hated conference rival on that rival’s dreary Yankee-ass...

LSIFF Report (Day 5)

The last day of the Lone Star Film Festival began with an extraordinary documentary called Leviathan. Directed by Lucien Castaing-Taylor and Véréna Paravel, this...

Mick Jagger Gets No Satisfaction From Fracking

If anyone should know anything about fossil fuels, it's craggy rocker Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones. Jagger makes reference to hydraulic fracturing in the...

LSIFF Report (Day 4)

I got a big dose of high culture at LSIFF today, with Shakespeare, free jazz, and opera taking up my movies. Read on: Caesar Must...

LSIFF Report (Day 3)

Much bigger crowds on Friday than the previous two days for LSIFF. This isn’t to be wondered at, with the weekend beckoning. Even Jayne...