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Film Awards

  • Film

    January 30, 2014
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    October 24, 2013
  • Film

    December 20, 2012
  • Calendar

    August 23, 2012
  • Blogs

    December 16, 2011

    Descendants Ascends to Top of DFW Crix List

    ​The Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association just dispatched its year-end best-of, the whole list of which follows. Given my retreat from film crit in recent months -- though I did review We Bought a Zoo, opening Christmas week, and ... not bad -- I can't argue with this year's list as I've don ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2011

    Dallas Film Society's Art of Film Event Returns to Hall of State, This Time WIth John Lithgow

    Might we see Buckaroo Bonzai on the big screen when John Lithgow comes to town next month? Maybe so, maybe so.​Last year's inaugural Art of Film event at the Hall of State was quite the wingding as the great Elvis Mitchell and Robert Duvall informally, thoughtfully and quite giddily chatted about ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2011

    Jerk Your Sausage to Island Spot's Fried Bread Pudding

    Island Spot is a new vendor at the State Fair of Texas this year and along with this open-flame-grilled jerk chicken, jerk sausage (note: it's on the menu as "jerk sausage," not "the hand job" or "the hanje") and jerk tofu (for all you vegetarians), they're serving up -- wait for it -- fried bread ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2011

    How Were Fried Praline Sweet Potato Poppers, AKA Fried Thanksgiving, Not Big Tex Finalists?

    Kyle WallHiding inside these donut-hole-lookin' things is a sweet-potato-praline mind-blow.​ Oh, these fried praline sweet potato poppers weren't finalists in this year's Big Tex Choice Awards? That makes total sense. TO NOBODY!!!!!! Kyle Wall, inventor of these fried lovelies, said that fair off ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2011

    Fried Chicken Skin and Fried Cake Balls?!? Thanks, Eat Crispies.

    Eat CrispiesFried chicken skin from Eat Crispies. Mmm. Skin.​Meet fried chicken skin, brought to your State Fair of Texas by Eat Crispies. It's just chicken skin, battered and fried for your face. Eat Crispies owner Phuong Le says, "The fried chicken skin was what caught the attention of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2011

    The Walking Taco: It's Not Fried. There's No Taco Involved. And It's Not Fried.

    Andy SalinasTurns out, Andy Salinas' Walking Taco is really a taco salad in a Doritos bag.Andy Salinas made it into the Big Tex Choice Awards as a finalist with his Walking Taco. He says, "It's a taco that you can walk around the fair and eat." I'm confused. I've never met a taco that wasn't al ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2011

    Alice Laussade and City of Ate Score James Beard Nominations

    Alice Laussade gets nominated: She was too busy changing diapers -- no, really, she has bred -- to respond right now, so we did it for her (above).​The Cheap Bastard may soon be one fancy, bling-toting bastard. Our beloved Alice Laussade, a regular contributor to City of Ate, today picked up ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 10, 2011
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    March 10, 2011
  • Blogs

    August 4, 2010

    Bavarian Grill Trails in Contest for Best German Restaurant. Obviously, Voting is Rigged.

    ​Defending champ Bavarian Grill has lost the first round of an online contest to find the Best German Restaurant in America. The Old German Schnitzel Haus in the tiny town of Hickory, North Carolina, held on to its early lead in online voting, collecting 4,083 votes to Bavarian Grill's 3,993. ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 4, 2010
  • Blogs

    December 16, 2009

    DFW Crix Up in the Air With Year-End Tally

    ​The Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association just released its tops-o'-2009 list; it follows in full after the jump. But, first, this teaser: Dodging critical conventional wisdom that has put Kathryn Bigelow's The Hurt Locker at the top of most critics' polls, the DFWCA instead opted to follow ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2009

    The AFI Dallas, in Bloom

    Patrick MichelsRinko Kikuchi, Adrien Brody and writer-director Rian Johnson kicked off the third AFI Dallas International Film Festival with their Brothers Bloom.Later today, a longer recap from last night's opening of the AFI Dallas International Film Festival at NorthPark Center, where Rian Johnso ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2009

    Oscar Overhaul: Ahem, Where Was Sports?

    I generally agree with Jerry Seinfeld. On everything. Including the Oscars. During a show at, of all places, UTA's Texas Hall in '02 the comedian quipped, "Worst thing about The Oscars is that they never tell you the final scores. We're Americans. We not only want to know who won, but by h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2008

    Dallas Is a Nanny City After All, Courtesy The CW. Also: A Year-End Movie List.

    Two entertainment notes to start your day, including news of a new CW TV show set in Dallas. Don't know the name yet, or even it will be filmed here (calls are in to Dallas Film Commission director Janis Burklund), but its roots are reputable enough: Endemol USA, the production company heretofore kn ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 9, 2008

    The Mind of Malkovich

    Go ahead, step behind his filing cabinet

  • Calendar

    May 1, 2008
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    April 17, 2008

    The Little French Mermaid

    See Cotillard's star turn at the Modern

  • Calendar

    March 13, 2008
  • Blogs

    February 25, 2008

    Over The Weekend: F6 Gallery Party, Melodica, Frightmare

    Art at Arlington's F6 Gallery. (Michael Insuaste)So, it's probably not a surprise that we hit up Melodica – we've been talking about it for awhile now. So, yes, we went. We wrote about it. But we also drove over to Arlington for a great art event (seriously), got our Oscar fix and peeked in on a h ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 21, 2008
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    February 14, 2008

    Graphic Stuff

    Illustrating a traumatic childhood

  • Film

    November 1, 2007

    Sidney Lumet's Long Journey

    Venerable director returns with a devilish thriller

  • Calendar

    October 11, 2007

    Pony Up

    Steven Wright comes to Dallas

  • Calendar

    June 28, 2007

    Cowboy Up

    Fort Worth goes Butch

  • Calendar

    March 22, 2007

    This Other Winner

    The Modern examines secret lives on-screen

  • News

    March 1, 2007

    Oscar Oversight

    Never fear, we won't let the Academy Awards ignore sports

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2006

    Can't Get a Fix on Crix' Pix for Best Flix

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2006

    We Are Telling You

    Jennifer Hudson, at far right, is the one Dreamgirl you can meet at NorthPark this afternoon. What's that noise? It's probably all the Oscar buzz surrounding Jennifer Hudson's performance in the film Dreamgirls. The movie comes out Christmas, but the former American Idol contestant's already been m ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 7, 2006

    Maybe I Will! Gosh!

    Dynamiteblows up at the Inwood

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2006

    Whoa, Nellie?

    Don Nelson's getting back to basketball. Coulda sworn he quit forever when he left Dallas. Hunh. So now we know exactly how much Don Nelson disliked Mark Cuban. After quitting the Mavericks and saying he was just tired of the travel and ready to settle down with his wife on a beach, the former Dall ... More >>

  • News

    March 9, 2006

    Oscar Overhaul

    The Academy--y-a-w-n--Awards desperately need a shot of sports

  • Calendar

    February 26, 2004

    Statuesque

    Walk the local red carpet

  • Culture

    February 26, 2004

    Advance Screening

    Pssst, wanna see a movie that isn't out yet...legally?

  • Calendar

    December 4, 2003

    Hey! Ho! Let's Go!

    Gimme gimme shock treatment, or The Ramones on the big screen

  • News

    October 30, 2003

    Nobody's Fool

    He has three Oscars, co-wrote Bonnie and Clyde and Paul Newman digs him. So why don't you know Dallas-born filmmaker Robert Benton?

  • Culture

    May 2, 2002

    Simple Simon

    California Suite isn't Neil Simon's best, but Richardson Theatre Centre could have done worse

  • Film

    May 10, 2001

    Hall of Mirrors

    Catherine Deneuve shines in Place Vendôme

  • Culture

    January 4, 2001

    The Tired Gun

    Or: Why winning an Oscar sometimes means losing sight of a career

  • Film

    November 12, 1998

    Transition

    The magical Nights of Cabiria shows Fellini moving from neorealism to his surreal masterpieces of the 1960s

  • Music

    April 9, 1998

    The accidental star

    Elliott Smith on his new album, the Oscars, and why he needs a new favorite shirt

  • Film

    February 20, 1997

    Little Orphan Commie

    Kolya is sweet, charming, endearing--and shameless

  • News

    August 15, 1996
  • Film

    August 15, 1996

    Ready to scorn

    Kansas City is Robert Altman's best movie in years--but does anyone care anymore?

  • News

    April 27, 1995
  • Film

    April 20, 1995

    Gut punches

    Two entries in the short film anthology "Short Stuff" are harrowingly effective

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