Monthly Archives: December 2012

Space-rockers Skeleton Coast had a big year.

Albums of the Year

Grassroots support for the arts in town isn’t shabby. Seemingly every other week, word comes down of a new club or venue in town...
Leslie Mann and Paul Rudd face the middle of their lives in This Is 40.

Spawn of Knocked Up

On the one hand, Judd Apatow may just be the defining comic genius of our generation. As a producer, he has discovered and nurtured...

Rose and Thorns

Large bodies were bouncing off one another like bingo balls. In front of and slightly above them, Fort Worth acoustic country-punk quintet Holy Moly...
As the Cheese Fries Surprise indicates, Rodeo Goat is less a bar and more of a gourmet comfort-food gem. Willex Tindell

Get To The Goat

Rodeo Goat features 59 beers in bottles or on tap. So Rodeo Goat’s a bar, right? Well, the new West 7th Street venture also...
A Royal Affair plays at the Modern, Fri-Sun.

Ribbons and Reels

KinoMonda closes out the fall semester with an uplifting movie for the holiday season. The Women on the 6th Floor is about an uptight...

Considering Matthew McConaughey

During the DFW Film Critics Association balloting, I voted for Matthew McConaughey's performance in Killer Joe as one of the best supporting performances of...

DFW Film Critics: “Lincoln” Is Tops

The Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association, of which I am a member, recently voted on the best movies of 2012. Today, they released the...

If The Newtown Massacre Doesn’t Change Us, No Shooting Ever Will

A few weeks ago, a friend of mine -- who teaches freshmen English at Texas State University -- noticed a new sign installed near...

Off Asides On Cardiac Cowboys vs Pittsburgh Steelers

The Dallas Cowboys put Big Ben on his Big End for a Big Win. Cowboys 27, Steelers 24. Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger decimated the Cowboys...

Panther City Bar Bazaar at Lola’s

Everyone knows Fort Worth has a terrific music scene full of talented performers. But did you know that when they’re not playing on local...