With his handmade "guit-steel" guitar and deep, country drawl, Junior Brown makes a hell of an impression. Over the course of four decades, Brown has taken his blues-inspired honky tonk across the nation and around the world, thrilling fans of honest and well crafted roots music. In truth, Brown is ... More >>
Editor: In last week's music feature, Christian McPhate began his search for a guitar. Not just any guitar, but his Trigger, his missing part. In that story, he went north to our weird music utopia, Denton, and came away with nothing. Here, he tries his hand in Dallas. I'll start you with his opener ... More >>
Surveying the great diva's checkered film career.
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October is long gone folks, and we here at City of Ate couldn't be happier. Thanksgiving is around the corner, and we've almost recovered from yesterday's sugar high. So let's all put away the Halloween costumes and get ready for a week of food events, many of which are benefiting charitable causes. ... More >>
See a Czech import at the Modern
Uptown Players romp through uber-gay Valhalla; CTD stages laid-back Whorehouse
Laptop Deathmatch (n.): Laptop artists use one laptop and one external device to create electronic music in a "friendly-single elimination tournament." A panel of judges rate contestants on creativity, technique and stage presence during three-minute performances. Up to 16 contestants compete in the ... More >>
There's nothing good about this remake of an awful ol' show.
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Minnie Driver and Juliette Lewis have started bands. Come on, you know you're curious.
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Will Ferrell's Anchorman is dumb, and funny, as hell
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Kris Kristofferson has lived a dozen lifetimes, and they keep on coming
Alaska hockey romp is a successful mix of sweetness and irreverence
For Larry Clark, the family that strays together stays together
As the Hong Kong movie industry collapses, scads of Chinese filmmakers and actors are landing big jobs in Hollywood
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The best of 1997 was OK, but sometimes the worst was better
The hugely ambitious Boogie Nights looks at the exalted, debased world of porn
Citizen Ruth is pro-choice, pro-life...and pro laughs!
Drive-In Movie Critic of Grapevine, TX
Demi Moore presses the flesh in Striptease
Loopy pacing and awful performances doom the hell-bound Heaven's Prisoners