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R.I.P., Robin Williams

I was at the advance screening of The Giver last night that featured red-carpet interviews with the film's stars, and Jeff Bridges burst into...

Nanu Nanu, Bye Bye Robin Williams

Robin Williams splashed colorfully -- literally -- into pop culture in 1978 as Mork, wearing a bright red alien suit with a silver upside-down...

Considering Song Kang-ho

In my review of Snowpiercer, I called Song Kang-ho one of the world’s greatest actors, but I didn’t have the space to go into...

Considering Keira Knightley

I mentioned in my review of Begin Again that I’ve never been the biggest fan of Keira Knightley’s up until now. With that movie...

Ansel Elgort to Play Van Cliburn

I interrupt my World Cup blogging to bring you this juicy piece of Hollywood/classical music news: Ansel Elgort, the star of the current hit...

Jimmy Buffet: A Howlin’ Good Time

I won’t go as far as to say that last night’s Jimmy Buffet concert at Coyote Drive-In was the best concert of the year....

The Amon Carter Screens “Vertigo”

It was never a secret that Alfred Hitchcock had a less than healthy fixation on many of the young, blond, beautiful actresses that he...

#FWMF: The Airborne Toxic Event

Mikel Jollett, the lead singer-guitarist-keyboardist for the L.A.-based orchestral rock band The Airborne Toxic Event, is accustomed to his arty quintet receiving comparisons to...

R.I.P., Bob Hoskins

I intended to post this earlier, but other post-worthy subjects got in the way. Earlier this week, Bob Hoskins passed away from pneumonia at...

“Gigantabugs!” at the Fort Worth Zoo

Though the Fort Worth Zoo is a popular North Texas destination staffed by many hard-working professionals, I don’t visit very often. I’m no PETA...