Playing evil is more fun than playing good anyway, right?
Ringing in your first week of May is a week of music that's as diverse as it gets. We've got everything from Rodriguez, the legendary musician and subject of the Oscar-winning documentary Searching for Sugarman, to the Dwarves, a group of disgusting punk badboys. Get a taste for them by watching cli ... More >>
From high-end whiskey tastings to lowbrow beer dinners, the Dallas culinary scene is perforating at the seams with things to do. From Scotch tastings to barbecue blow outs, there's something for everyone. You can go with this or you can go with that. It's your call. Wednesday, February 20 Today S ... More >>
Yep, the Angels somehow lost to this laughable outfit again last night -- Anaheim has given up the division by going 5-9 against the A's -- shoving the Rangers' lead in the AL West up to 3 with 15 remaining and trimming their magic number to 13. Nelson Cruz should be off the DL and ... More >>
Maybe you've seen the ads: On Wednesday we're co-sponsoring a special screening of Gasland at the Texas Theatre, which isn't the only movie we're screening next week. More about that later. But Josh Fox's Oscar-nominated film, as you probably know, features that now-infamous scene of a Colorado m ... More >>
Via."I think I'll be playing only bowling alleys from here on out. There's something to it. I have to admit, I had a little trepidation when the guy said, 'Oh, it's a bowling alley.' I was a little nervous."That was Bruce Springsteen on January 26, 1996, sitting on the stage of the Bronco Bowl, w ... More >>
A soap-operatic look at war's cruel ironies.
Photo by Elaine LinerHorton Foote Jr. and siblings Hallie, Daisy and Walter celebrated what would've been their dad's 95th birthday at a party in the Winspear lobby Monday.Monday, on what would have been their father's 95th birthday, the four children of Pulitzer- and two-time Academy Award-winni ... More >>
Oscar nominations will be announced tomorrow morning, and if the Academy gets the least bit cutesy, I'll have hours and hours of movie-watching ahead of me. For more than a decade, I've made a ritual of seeing every nominated film in every category: I was probably the only person as crushed ... More >>
If your happy hour plans for tonight include lame coworkers or a douchey bar in Uptown, you need to reconsider the definition of happy hour. If you want a truly happy hour, then go to the Whole Foods in Highland Park (4100 Lomo Alto) tonight for a free Francis Ford Coppola wine tasting. ... More >>
Technically, it's three of my favorite things, since Robert Duvall's November 19 appearance at the Hall of State in Fair Park will be a chitchat moderated by one of my dearest friends, Elvis Mitchell, former Star-Telegram and New York Times film critic-turned-At the Movies co-critic. That's neith ... More >>
At last, the full schedule for the Dallas International Film Festival -- which kicks off three weeks from today, so better late than never. We've already taken sneak peeks at the first 22 titles, which include Oscar-winner Alex Gibney's Jack Abramoff documentary Casino Jack and the United States ... More >>
See Sweeney Todd at the Granville
The Modern hosts an Elegy
Saturday, September 13, at House of Blues
See him on the screen and in person
See Ben-Hur in Plano
Fort Worth goes Butch
The Inwood displays the Coens' Brotherly love
The battle for Oscar is hashed out on a big screen
Richardson houses the hit musical
The Palace offers a chase-filled double feature
The Deep Ellum Film Festival offers cinematic pleasures...just not in Deep Ellum.
Walk the local red carpet
Our critics pick the flicks that the best-of list overlooked
California Suite isn't Neil Simon's best, but Richardson Theatre Centre could have done worse
Ethan Coen turns his pen on his penis and other subjects
Billy Bob has a simple plan: to sing about life and lovin' his wife
Amores Perros sears its characters (dogs included) to a crisp as it leads them to a kind of redemption
Making a "theater town"
The Adolphus' French Room offers courses in dining elegance