The Prince Avalanche director finds life in the Texas rubble
Matt Damon needs your love.
Jonah Hill charms as a self-aware loafer.
There is, of course, the significant local tie to one Kenny Powers: David Gordon Green, the Richardson High School grad and former ticket-taker who's show-running HBO's Eastbound & Down and introduced Danny McBride to the world in his 2003 film All the Real Girls. But, perhaps you've heard, t ... More >>
Saturday, July 24, at Hailey's Club, Denton
Ola Podrida is a pretty weird name for a band--unless you grew up near the old theater of the same name in East Dallas as did singer David Wingo. Wingo split town to move to New York a few years ago, but he and the band will be back at Hailey's Club in Denton on Saturday, July 24, in support of thei ... More >>
Rogen and Franco, on the run and madly in love in Pineapple Express
David Gordon Green In The New York Times today, Richardson High School's own David Gordon Green talks about transitioning from Indieland to Hollywood -- specifically, how he went from making such elegiac films as George Washington and All the Real Girls to the stoner bromance Pineapple Express, whic ... More >>
Richardson High School grad David Gordon Green's Pineapple Express opens August 6 -- and, to quote the Dazed and Confused trailer, bring a bud. By way of a reminder, here's the red-band trailer, which is NSFW, natch. But, courtesy a Friend of Unfair Park who visited a Hawaiian Falls yesterday (po ... More >>
A couple of videos for your eyes this a.m.: The R-rated red-banded trailer for the out-in-August Pineapple Express is online now -- and the stoner comedy-thriller gets a mention because it's directed by local-boy-done good David Gordon Green, whose other 2008 release, the more indie-fied Snow Angels ... More >>
Judd Apatow's pretty good year
David Gordon Green, as he probably looked when he was at Richardson High -- high, get it? Been meaning to post this for a week: Making the Interwebs rounds is an extended, NSWF sneak peek at next year's Pineapple Express, the stoners-on-the-run comedy written by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg (the Sup ... More >>
Charles Burnett's revered, rarely seen South Central-set film finally gets its theatrical due
David Wingo, better known as Ola Podrida -- the singer-songwriter, not the mall. Here's the damnedest coincidence: Yesterday, Spin featured as its Artist of the Day selection a band out of Austin called Ola Podrida, which is really none other than soundtrack composer David Wingo -- the same guy who ... More >>
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 >>
Will Clarke's second novel will be published at month's end, to be followed by a major motion picture. At least, that's what his producers tell him. This morning I got a call from Will Clarke, the local adman-turned-genius-novelist whose mug graced a cover of the paper version of Unfair Park last su ... More >>
The paperback edition of former Observer cover boy Will Clarke's Lord Vishnu's Love Handles is due in May, and if the cover is any indication , then I guess Anthony Michael Hall will be playing the lead in David Gordon Green's forthcoming big-screen adaptation. (Scroll down, by the way, to the Febru ... More >>
Will Clarke has a deal with a New York publisher and a Hollywood studio, and it only took him eight years to become an overnight success
Will Clarke's Lord Vishnu's Love Handles goes familiar places
Undertow relishes in the pain and beauty of a reclusive Southern family
Six years in, the Deep Ellum Film Festival has become the cagey vet
The Angelika will be good for local moviegoers. Will it be good business?
A great 1999 made it just a decent 2000 in theaters