Last summer, Houston's one-woman pop monopoly Beyoncé Knowles introduced the world to one of her grittier alter-egos with the unleashing of Third Ward Trill. With chopped-and-screwed rap deliveries, à la promotional single "Bow Down/ I Been On," fans received a taste of the hip-hop influences to f ... More >>
This past June, we provided a list of the 10 best Texas Country/Red Dirt/Whatever tunes in 2013 up to that point of the year. With 2014 looming, we're still not sure what the nebulous terms slapped onto the songs and bands that made up that list really mean. With an entire year of music to listen ba ... More >>
Will anti-evolutionists be able to adapt and survive in a new textbook market?
But hey: At least it ain't Cars 2
With help from a former church boy from Dallas, the state's "nones" are getting organized and going public.
What should we make of radiant Lincoln and blubbering Private Ryan?
What a year it was at the movies! Just reflect for a second all the places we've traveled together on our cinematic voyages of 2011 in that theatrical transport known as film. Alternate worlds and realities. All over the map of our own. Forward to the future. Back in time. Into the psyche. Hell, hal ... More >>
Ty Burrell, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Eric Stonestreet will be at the Winspear in AprilMixmaster Merritt has posted the lineup for next season's TITAS performances, which will be spread across the Winspear and Wyly beginning September 1. Here, we bring you the roster for next season's Brinker Inte ... More >>
And they bring him to life in Ghost Town
Summer '08: Batman saved the season, while a little Sex went a long way and the indies went south
Reflecting its moment, Cannes 2008 takes a decidedly serious tone
The joys of DIY filmmaking persist in Son of Rambow
There is no gold at the end of this terrible flick
With Hitchcock in its rear window, bland voyeur thriller does its best not to perturb(ia)
Twilight Princess is the best Zelda ever.
The year's most shameless B-movie delivers exactly what it promises
Da Vinci's leap to the screen leaves no room for surprise
If nothing else, readers of Unfair Park know the blow-by-blow backstage doings regarding the decision to film the big-screen Dallas in Dallas...or Florida or Louisiana or Uranus. So why stop now? There's a piece today in The Shreveport Times that reveals Betty Jo Lebrun-Mooring, of the Shreveport-Bo ... More >>
Serenity spins a classic tale way out west
Polar Express is a kids action movie that parents will also warm to
Van Helsing explodes monster movie legends with hip upgrades
Like America's current leaders, Viggo and Hidalgo try to "enlighten" the Arabs with Western justice
Between The Rock and a hard place, The Rundown isn't so bad
Lions tames Duvall and Caine with feel-good cornpone
Why John Cusack wouldn't do anything till he made this Hitler movie
Our human blooper reel looks back at some questionable calls
Spielberg, once more, is caught up in the thrill of the chase
Owen Wilson goes down Behind Enemy Lines and lands in familiar terrain
Vendyl Jones says he's a crusading archaeologist searching for long-lost biblical treasures. His critics sya he's more worried about self-promotion than science.
Where good villains go to make a buck
Part homage, part rip-off, this remake doesn't stink too much
Bizu needs to tighten its menu before Dallas will pucker up
Trade in dinosaur bones pits entrepreneurs against scientists
Pi offers up math nerds, Orthodox Jews, warmed-over Lynch, and the secret name of God
With a tired plot and cutout characters, Six Days, Seven Nights seems longer
Condor is silly and familiar--which is the action-packed point
Director digs up more dinos to prove--maybe--he's still a little playful
After two decades, Star Wars has become the cult film for the rest of us
Drive-In Movie Critic of Grapevine, TX
Pierce Brosnan is golden in the best Bond since Connery