Monthly Archives: February 2014

Lone Star Film Screens 1982’s “The Thing”

Someone at the Lone Star Film Society has great taste in B-movies. As part of its ArthouseFW series, the Society will screen John Carpenter’s...

Fools Rush In

The Texas Legislature will hold hearings this year on the supposed benefits of our state storing the very hottest type of radioactive waste. Only...
Alexandra Lawrence and William Earl Ray star in Amphibian Stage Productions’ latest.

Bank Job: Laughs and Loot

“Do you think we’ll be assigned the same prison cell?” a terrified Russell (Leicester Landon) asks his brother and criminal accomplice Tracey (Marshall York)...
Igneous Grimm's sophomore album, Everything Is the Same Thing, is pure country-psychedelia.

Igneous Grimm: Country-Psychedelia (UPDATED)

Igneous Grimm is now connected. Somewhat. Back in the day, the country-psychedelic band lived in 1972 (“Igneous Grimm Spaces In,” Nov. 17, 2010). Now the Cleburne...

The Orbans: Return Orbit

Only a few years ago, The Orbans might have been the biggest band in North Texas, packing shows across the region, everyone no doubt...
Stout: “I had no idea when I met that mother and her kittens six years ago that it was going to change my life.” Lee Chastain

Feral Fight

Connie Stout is an animal right activist, but she didn’t plan on becoming the local spokesperson for a feral cat program known as trap-neuter-release....
James Sullivan’s “Head With Rocks in Mouth”

Gallery

UTA’s current exhibit opened back on the 17th, but it’s only getting around to having its opening reception this Friday at 5:30pm. The show...
Young Jiro Horikoshi holds an imaginary conversation with an Italian aviation pioneer in The Wind Rises.

Jiro Dreams of Aircraft

I never took Hayao Miyazaki seriously when he claimed that The Wind Rises would be his last movie. It seems that the now-73-year-old director...
Anton Yelchin tries to get rid of a package that someone else left at his apartment in Odd Thomas.

Odd One Out

Probably the best way to see Odd Thomas is the way I saw it. I went in cold, not knowing anything about the story...
Norred: “They don’t want to take responsibility.” Courtesy Warren Norred

Aggie Vanishing Act

Last September, alumni of the Texas Wesleyan University School of Law were invited to a meeting in downtown Fort Worth at the building that...