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Mighty Endeavor

Carlos Aguilar is no stranger to the pages of Fort Worth Weekly. The 43-year-old Fort Worth native was the subject of a cover story...

Da Doo Run Run Ron

A hero complex is an incredibly dangerous quality in someone with no heroic qualities. That's the lesson of the Bush administration, and it's also...

Rinsing Out the Dead

Would I sound too much like a hack if I said the main problem with Sunshine Cleaning was that it was too tidy? I'm...

Spectral Imagery

Adventureland isn't the only movie set in 1987 in our theaters right now. The second one is The Haunting in Connecticut, and even though...

A Walk in the Park

After Greg Mottola's striking 1996 filmmaking debut with his comedy The Daytrippers, moviegoers heard no more from the director until two years ago when...

Prepare for the End (Credits)

The artistic decline of Nicolas Cage isn't news any more, so how about the artistic decline of Alex Proyas? The Egyptian-born, Australian-raised director was...

Creature Feature

Your dose of cartoon escapism for this week: Monsters vs. Aliens. Between my reviews of Coraline last month and Journey to the Center of...

Popular Man Date

You might mistake the slight, raunchy, thoroughly charming I Love You, Man for one of Judd Apatow's movies, especially since it stars two actors...

Double Dare

Duplicity is the second film by Tony Gilroy, the longtime screenwriter who made a smashing directorial debut in 2007 with Michael Clayton. You...

French Lessons

The star of The Class, François Bégaudeau isn't a professional actor. He was a school teacher (and former rock musician) in France who became...