Bennett Miller

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2012

    2012 Oscar Nominations, Complete with Snubs, Surprises, and Mehs

    The nominees for the cinematic super bowl, the 2012 Academy Awards, were announced yesterday, and as always there were a few of the year's best pictures and performances that were left warming the bench by the all-powerful Academy. Martin Scorsese's Hugo leads the game with 11 nods, beating out th ... More >>

  • News

    December 22, 2011
  • Film

    September 22, 2011

    Moneyball: The Formulas Work

    Baseball story blends stats with heart.

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2011

    Moneyball's Jonah Hill Is Looking Forward to Finally Meeting the Real Ron Washington

    ​What you see here, courtesy his Twitter account, is Jonah Hill throwing out the first pitch at yesterday's Chicago White Sox game at US Cellular Field. When we spoke a little while ago at his Uptown hotel, he insisted: The stands were empty because it was a day game, and because it was raining. " ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2011

    What Can You Do With an Old DISD Portable? How About Make a New House in South Dallas.

    Jason RobertsZac Lytle and the former Dallas ISD portable they're hoping to turn into part of a senior-housing development in South Dallas​Earlier this morning, Jason Roberts posted to his Facebook page the photo you see here, along with the note: "Zac & his non profit are taking former school ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2008

    Tonight, the Landmark Commission Will Discuss Tearing Down Just a Wee Bit of Magnolia Station. Still.

    Whilst browsing through the City Secretary's virtual stack of boards and commissions meetings scheduled for today, we came across this interesting shindig scheduled for this evening. The Landmark Commission is convening a Economic Review Panel to discuss demolishing a piece of the Magnolia Stati ... More >>

  • News

    December 22, 2005

    Rogues' Gallery

    Racists, louts and terrorists earned their place among the best of 2005

  • Film

    October 20, 2005

    Writes and Wrongs

    In Capote, a murder leads to a masterpiece leads to an undoing

  • News

    March 24, 2005

    A Place of Their Own

    Tom Dunning's homeless task force learns an old lesson: If at first you don't succeed, try again.

  • News

    August 26, 2004

    Boxcar Miller

    The floating homeless encampment settles in at Dallas City Hall

  • News

    March 4, 2004

    Lysol Miller

    Enough with the Martha Stewart act. Fix some potholes, will ya?

  • News

    October 10, 2002

    Someplace Like Home

    Does Miami hold the key to solving Dallas' downtown homeless problem? Maybe, but it's a very expensive key.

  • News

    July 18, 2002

    Le Grand Pissoir

    The nightmare in which I fell into a toilet. Or was I just downtown?

  • News

    June 1, 2000


    Cultural ignoramuses; Steppin' out with Mr. F; Hail to the chief; Take a trolley Uptown; Muddy waters

  • News

    May 18, 2000

    You can go home again

    Forget the big box in the 'burbs. Developer David Spence does urban apartments for yuppies -- without the razor wire.

  • News

    September 30, 1999

    Bum's rush

    As downtown's upscale residents find themselves surrounded by an army of street people, many wish these 'dopers and crackheads' would move on -- or at least find a toilet