Failure House of Blues Tuesday, June 10, 2014 Over the course of two hours on Tuesday night, reunited Los Angeles trio Failure showed why they were such a highly regarded band back in the '90s -- and why they are now, as well. Many years removed from their last time together, the band was in fine s ... More >>
In Ride Along, Ice Cube plays a nobly abusive police officer - for laughs
There's lots of pleasure, but it doesn't quite finish you off.
And it brings many, many dick jokes with it.
What ever happened to the lovable underdog?
Like marriage, This Is 40 is long, aimless and worth it.
Gubbins over at Pegasus got all the sparkly details on a new a Alamo Drafthouse that the city of Richardson's Planning Commission just approved. This Austin-based import will be the first in the Dallas area and will reside in an old Pep Boys in the Richardson Heights Shopping Center. The Alamo Dra ... More >>
Rom-com is sweet, but not groundbreaking.
Back in May, Kourtny Garrett, senior vice president of marketing for DowntownDallas, told us that come autumn the organization would be hosting an "outdoor movie series" on the Main Street Garden lawn. Now, the official MSG site says the series is "coming soon," but Downtown Dallas just sent word ... More >>
"This is the movie that puts a happy face on alcoholism...and seems to imply that not only can a man make the right choices about life-altering matters when blind drunk but that sometimes it actually helps." (Playboy magazine on the 1981 Dudley Moore film Arthur. About the most succinct and accurate ... More >>
As promised a couple of weeks back, here's that Paul Rudd interview -- only, it's not the one we recorded in Dallas at the beginning of the month. Instead, this chat dates from last Saturday, the morning after I Love You, Man kicked off the South by Southwest Film Festival in Austin, where Rudd was ... More >>
There's something strange in your neighborhood
The Modern goes to Synecdoche
Michael Winslow visits Hyena's
See Kevin Smith's classic at the Inwood
John Travolta was supposed to be in town September 9 to speak at the Brinker International Forum, which'll take place at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center. But he can't make it, says a media release that just went out -- "due to unforeseen professional obligations," by which I assume they mean ... More >>
The Goonies makes us want to go on an adventure
The Angelika Plano goes for a roll
Bruce Bruce hits Addison
Jason Schwartzman as affable a movie star as you're likely to meet -- and you're likely to meet him tonight at the Angelika Film Center in Mockingbird Station, come to think of it. It's not often an actor comes into pitch a movie after it's in theaters, but in conjunction with the release of The Dar ... More >>
We just received at Unfair Park HQ a copy of Baz Luhrmann's 2001 extravaganza Moulin Rouge -- like we need another one? Only this one's got the pink sleeve you see at right, courtesy Dallas-based Susan G. Komen for the Cure. As it turns out, 20th Century Fox is partnering with Nancy Brinker's founda ... More >>
Claim your bunk at the Inwood
Actually, this Top Gun is a musical
Halle Berry's in town -- and, believe it not, she ain't here for the AFI. Last night's AFI Dallas International Film Fest coming-out party was quite the swanky affair in the downtown Neiman Marcus; said a visiting dignitary, "I've never been around so much money." You could almost count every penny ... More >>
Williams brings his 'do and his attitude to Nokia
Mike Judge amps up the 'toons
David Gordon Green, originally slated to direct Will Clarke's novel, is off to, uh, greener pastures. Ran into David Gordon Green the other day-- ya know, the Richardson-reared maker of such indie films as George Washington, All the Real Girls and the debuted-at-Sundance Snow Angels, starring Kate B ... More >>
United 93 is the Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association's best pic of 2006. Yeah, I can agree with that. The rest of the list, not s'much. The Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association -- of which I am a member, though perhaps not for long -- this morning released its (our?) list of the year's ... More >>
George Clooney and Steven Soderbergh will no longer produce as Section Eight. But Todd Wagner and Mark Cuban will still work with both filmmakers at their respective production companies. Yesterday came word that George Clooney and Steven Soderbergh have decided to shutter their production company, ... More >>