Playing evil is more fun than playing good anyway, right?
Via.Hilary SwankI got a call yesterday from the mighty Robbie Brenner, one of the producers of the fingers-crossed film The Dallas Buyer's Club, which, as you're surely aware by now, is the long-in-the-works adaptation of the true-life tale of Dallas electrician Ron Woodroof and his journey from ... More >>
Photo by Patrick MichelsAfter 10 long years of maybes, doubtfuls and dunnos, it would appear that The Dallas Buyer's Club, the true-life tale of Ron Woodroof, is closer to becoming a big-screen reality: Relativity Media today issued a press release announcing that co-producer Robbie Brenner is sh ... More >>
A chilly, impersonal comedy of love and betrayal.
On Thursday, Neiman Marcus revealed that it had suffered a miserable Christmas, posting a 30-percent drop in revenue compared to December 2007 sales figures. Which is among the reasons Neimans yesterday began laying off 374 employees, about 100 of those in Dallas. As far as Neimans president and CEO ... More >>
For the second time in three months, the Brinker International Forum has had to swap out celebrity guests -- once again because of a "scheduling conflict." (Do these people not have calendars? Or assistants with calendars?) After already getting a two-for-one deal in September, when Carl Reiner and ... More >>
The award-winning actress discusses her roles
Kristina Bowman Last night's Carl Reiner-Martin Short showdown at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center was all a little boy raised on teevee could dream for, as Reiner recounted the creation of The Dick Van Dyke show and discussed working on Your Show of Shows while Short explained the genesis o ... More >>
Hilary Swank and Burt Tansky, president and chief executive officer of the Neiman Marcus Group Saturday night As we somehow misplaced our invite to last weekend's Neiman Marcus centennial shindig -- at the Cotton Bowl, then at the downtown Dallas flagship -- we're stuck reliving the magic through th ... More >>
True-crime noir goes searching for Hollywood's heart of darkness
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Eastwood's latest Baby proves he's still a money player
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Sam Raimi peaked long ago, and The Gift proves that now he's coasting downhill
Making a "theater town"
Parade leaves an agonized trail of tears in its song-and-dance wake
It ain't a Knockout, but this chick boxing flick lands a few
Boys Don't Cry, unless he's a she in this heart-wrenching true tale