Forest Whitaker

  • Film

    August 16, 2012

    Whitney Houston, Actress

    Surveying the great diva's checkered film career.

  • Film

    February 10, 2011
  • Music

    July 10, 2008

    Sane in the Membrane

    Despite drinking enough syrup to kill a small horse, Lil Wayne is actually quite calculated

  • Calendar

    April 17, 2008

    The Little French Mermaid

    See Cotillard's star turn at the Modern

  • Film

    April 10, 2008
  • Blogs

    March 10, 2008

    Ladies and Gents, Give It Up for Ms. Patsy Ann McClenny

    A few notes from the South by Southwest Film Festival and its attendant events -- chiefly, for now, the Texas Film Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Friday night at the Austin Studios, where Dan Rather tore tail through the proceedings like a burning hyena running through a meth lab during a spring ... More >>

  • Film

    February 21, 2008
  • Home Entertainment

    April 19, 2007
  • Calendar

    April 5, 2007


    Venus screens at the Magnolia

  • Home Entertainment

    March 29, 2007
  • News

    March 15, 2007

    Go West

    With Dallas Democrats' return from the dead, state Senator Royce West is poised for bigger things, like maybe paychecks

  • 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 >>

  • Film

    October 5, 2006

    Absolute Power

    A chameleonic Forest Whitaker dominates Idi Amin biopic

  • Calendar

    September 28, 2006

    Fresh Fest

    The Modern screens some reel gems

  • Calendar

    April 29, 2004
  • Film

    April 3, 2003

    Wrong Number

    Colin Farrell's stuck in a Phone Booth. Shoot, already.

  • Film

    July 25, 2002

    Moving Story

    Pacing, lengthiness slow down Green Dragon

  • Film

    March 28, 2002

    Slight Club

    Stuck in the Panic Room, Fincher takes us to a most familiar place

  • Calendar

    July 26, 2001

    School Daze

    Fast Times at Ridgemont High will always be a connection to high school memories

  • Music

    December 28, 2000

    Listen Up

    Who says 2000 was a bad year for music?

  • Music

    July 27, 2000

    In sync

    The Dark Side of Oz? Man, that's just the tip of the iceberg

  • Film

    March 16, 2000

    Turning Japanese

    Forest Whitaker brings an adopted honor code to the streets as Ghost Dog

  • Film

    November 11, 1999

    Keepin' it real

    Light It Up does just that in a recognizable high school setting

  • Film

    May 28, 1998

    Pretty vacant

    The sodden Hope Floats sits on the surface

  • Music

    March 20, 1997

    Pop mart

    South by Southwest '97: Will guitars give up the ghost? Yes and no, but mostly no

  • Film

    December 26, 1996

    Joe Bob Briggs

    Drive-In Movie Critic of Grapevine, TX

  • Film

    December 21, 1995


    Waiting to Exhale triumphs with unforgettable characters

  • Film

    July 13, 1995

    In the mood

    The phrase 'biological clock' gets a homicidal overhaul in the terrific monster movie Species

  • Film

    June 15, 1995

    Street scenes

    Harvey Keitel talks about being discovered after 20 years of acting

  • Film

    May 4, 1995

    Contact high

    As a teenage junkie in The Basketball Diaries, Leonardo DiCaprio joins an elite corps of true screen actors

  • Film

    December 22, 1994

    Rag trade

    Robert Altman's surprisingly leaden look at the fashion industry is all dressed up with nowhere to go