Monthly Archives: February 2013

Van Cliburn Screening Recital Notes (Day 1)

Right, so the Fort Worth round of screening recitals kicked off today, and I was there for the duration. The crowds have been sparse,...

Video Boom at 1919 Hemphill

Can we expect a revival of interest in movies on VHS the way music on vinyl has enjoyed such a wave in the digital...

Update On Lily The Slain Border Collie

This week's Static discusses the police shooting of Lily the border collie, and the training program and potential legislation that were prompted by that...
Dark Skies opens Friday.

Film Shorts

OPENING: Dark Skies (PG-13) This horror film by Scott Stewart (Priest, Legion) is about a suburban family who suspect they’re being targeted by alien abductors....

Lily Still Barking

Somewhere in doggie heaven, Lily the border collie is looking down with a beatific smile and saying, “Ruff ruff ruff,” which translates to either,...
Beyond Pollution screens Wednesday at 7pm at Fort Worth Botanic Garden.

Night & Day

WED ▪ 20 The Sierra Club’s regular meeting gets cinematic this month with a screening of Beyond Pollution. Barker White’s documentary about the BP oil...

Dia De Los Toadies

Two Thursdays ago during happy hour at Lola’s Saloon, Toadies frontman Vaden Todd Lewis and drummer Mike Reznicek said they’re bringin’ it on home....

Beyond the Burger Basics

First let me say that I worship at the counters of cafés like Fred’s and Kincaid’s. Fort Worth has great burger joints, most of...

Terminal Daze

I won’t get into why I missed my flight to Los Angeles on Saturday, but getting put on the standby list for the next...

Drones Don’t Kill Kids

Two months later, and I’m still thinking about those teachers and children killed at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn.  I guess a lot...