Monthly Archives: November 2013

LSFF Report (Day 3)

As always, Saturday turned out to be the busiest day for the festival. The winner of the Jury Prize at this year’s Cannes Film...

LSFF Report (Day 2)

I should mention that the Lone Star Film Society is starting up a new series called Arthouse FW that will be showing classic films...

Kickstarter Aims to Fund Hip Pocket Archive

The same quality that makes live theater so unique and exciting also makes it very fragile and ephemeral: Once the performance is over, the...

LSFF Report (Day 1)

The seventh Lone Star Film Festival opened with the year’s most enthralling documentary, Tim’s Vermeer, which held a packed house — and me as...

Star-Telegram Says Adios To Printing Plant, 275 Employees

Amon Carter Sr. loved him some Fort Worth. The wealthy benefactor, namesake of a museum, and late founder of the  Fort Worth Star-Telegram supposedly carried...

Arlington Grows Up Too Fast

Apparently, Arlington is the Miley Cyrus of North Texas mid-cities –– willing to go to any lengths to prove they’re all grown-up and ready...

Blockbuster Goes Bust

About 20 years ago, Jay Leno joked on The Tonight Show about a mooted idea for a national identity card. "We already have one,"...
Dallas Buyers Club opens Friday in Dallas.

Film Shorts

OPENING: Dallas Buyers Club (R) Matthew McConaughey stars in Jean-Marc Vallée’s biography of Ronald Woodroof, an electrician who starts an extralegal drug market for AIDS...
Kenneth Branagh's Macbeth is broadcast at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worh Wed at 2pm & 7pm.

Night & Day

WED ▪ 6 Kenneth Branagh won raves for his theater-in-the-round version of Macbeth, which he staged earlier this year in a deconsecrated church in Manchester,...

Tacos to Ease the Pain

Chow, Baby was sad when La Media Naranja (961 W. Magnolia Ave.) closed its doors earlier this year. The tiny taqueria/juice bar was never...