Monthly Archives: December 2012

Pork Ribs Smoking o’er an Enclosed Fire

Chow, Baby recently broke a proud tradition of avoiding malls during the holidays. Until last week, it had been five years since I’d set...
There’s only one way to settle this issue: dance-fight!

Mistletoes

The holidays took on a warm, fuzzy glow with the opening of Texas Ballet Theater’s glorious new production of The Nutcracker in Bass Performance...
The first in a series of planned Hanna Barbarians EPs has a winner.

Songs of the Year

True, recording technology has become cheaper over the past decade, and even the most antisocial or horrible local singer-songwriter can put out a record....
Kris Pierce’s “A Challenger Appears”

Gallery

In lighting terms, falloff is the rate of how much dimmer a light appears the farther away one is from the source. This is...
Laura Linney and Bill Murray star in Hyde Park on Hudson.

Hyde Park: FDR & HRH

Unadventurous and ultimately forgettable, Hyde Park on Hudson played at the Lone Star Film Festival last month to an appreciative reception, and it begins...
Martin Freeman leads a company of dwarves in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.

Hobbit Forming

You’ve seen the giant JumboTron at Cowboys Stadium, right? Well, watching The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is like having that JumboTron installed in your...
Los Paisanos’ chicken enchiladas are simple and tasty. Chase Martinez

Northside High

There are (at least) two businesses in Fort Worth with the name “Los Paisanos.” One rents charter buses at I-35 and East Seminary Drive....
Arnon Goldfinger and his mother Hannah in The Flat.

Family History

Arnon Goldfinger was a TV director and documentarian in Israel when his grandmother, Gerda Tuchler, passed away. Gerda had fled Nazi Germany and retained...
Cover by Jacob Thomas

Betty Brink

You couldn’t call Betty Brink the face of Fort Worth Weekly because reporters seldom get their mugs in the paper. Most readers had no...

The Best Movies of 2002

Right, so I haven’t blogged in a while. I’ve been busy running back and forth to Dallas and seeing stuff like Zero Dark Thirty...