Christopher Walken

  • Culture

    September 1, 2011

    Morphing Drama into Comedy

    The Ochre House sends up O'Neill's greatest; Sylvia's cute as a pup at Pocket.

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2010

    Observer Hires New Food Critic and It's Not Dude Food's Noah Bailey

    Not Hanna Raskin‚ÄčIt's no easy thing, hiring a food critic. There's the slogging through countless resumes and writing samples, the wining and dining of potential candidates, the follow-up phone calls and e-mails to find that one voice among the many whose writing pops off the page and knows what ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2007

    Much Ado About Nothing

    We have a few questions about Tom Leppert's inaugural speech, delivered yesterday at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center and reprinted in its entirety after the jump (courtesy the city's Web site). But chief among them is this: Why did Leppert say, "A well-known philosopher once said, 'What is a ... More >>

  • Film

    July 31, 2003

    Bad Asses

    Jen and Ben get Gigli with it, and--lucky us!--we get to watch

  • Music

    January 23, 2003

    Poe Lou

    It's a perfect day to let Lou Reed talk about going a little bit crazy

  • Film

    November 14, 2002

    Fake Out

    At the Deep Ellum film fest, fact becomes fiction becomes fact

  • Film

    July 19, 2001

    Nothing Hill

    It's hard to fall in love with America's Sweethearts

  • Culture

    September 21, 2000

    Almost Famous

    Sex and the City author Candace Bushnell isn't Carrie Bradshaw. Like, really.

  • Film

    August 19, 1999

    The play's the thing

    An ensemble work about an ensemble, Illuminata too closely resembles a far better film

  • News

    April 15, 1999
  • News

    April 8, 1999
  • Film

    January 14, 1999

    Seven-star pileup

    Many talents crash and burn in Hurlyburly

  • Film

    April 20, 1995

    Magnificent obsession

    The films of Great Director honoree Paul Schrader mix art-house intelligence with B-movie grit