Jerry Bruckheimer

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2012

    "When America Is On Its Knees": Some Jeffress, Perry Video Before the Iowa Caucus Results

    We're about four hours away from finding out who won those long, hard-fought caucuses in Iowa, which Rick Perry is trying like holy hell to win based on the newly minted video you'll find on the other side. It's quite the stars-and-stripes-and-church-cross spectacular -- like something Jerry Bruckhe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2011

    NBC Gives Up Its Chase

    Courtesy NBC/UniversalCole Hauser and Kelli Giddish's days of chasing fugitives on downtown rooftops has come to a premature end.​Been meaning to get to this all day; alas, it got buried in the snow, along with everything else. But: Shoulda seen this coming. NBC has yanked the locally shot Chase f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2010

    NBC Ending Its Chase Earlier Than Expected

    Courtesy NBC UniversalCole Hauser and Kelli Giddish on a West End rooftop in last week's episode of Chase​Back in October, NBC made the rather surprising announcement that it was picking up the locally shot Chase for an entire season -- 22 episodes, boom. It was surprising given that ratings for t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2010

    Let's Now Cut to the Chase

    NBC Universal​It's getting close to that most wonderful time of the year -- when the fall teevee season commences. Later today we'll post a few peeks from Hal Samples and my visit to the set of Lone Star, the so-far-so-great (based on the pilot, at least) FOX series currently shooting all over tow ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2010

    West End to Be Busier Than Usual Tomorrow Morning as NBC's Chase to Stage, Well, a Chase

    ​Like I said last week, NBC's Chase, produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, has started shooting in and around town -- which is why, between 9 and 11 a.m. tomorrow (though it could run till 2 p.m., fair warning), you'll notice a helicopter hovering over the West End. Per a Downtown Emergency Response Team ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2010

    Extra, Extras: Chase, Friday Night Lights and Clay Liford's New Movie Need Warm Bodies

    NBC UniversalJerry Bruckheimer's Chase begins shooting around town tomorrow.​If you've ever dreamed of working long hours for no pay and don't want to go into journalism, then gather 'round ...NBC's Chase, produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, starts shooting in and around Dallas tomorrow, and while it w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2010

    Why Today's Press Conference Wasn't About What It Was Supposed To Be About

    Photos by Patrick MichelsGovernor Rick Perry, Fox TV veep Jim Sharp and state Sen. Royce West at City Hall about an hour ago​So. Patrick and I just returned from the press conference in the Flag Room at City Hall, where quite the bold-faced crowd gathered for Coyote Slim's big announcement with Ma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2010

    A Video Round-Up: Acclaimed Animator Makes Ads for Children's Dallas. Plus, Many, Many Sneak Peeks at NBC's Chase and FOX's Lonestar

    Jubilee and her doll beat cancer from Children's Dallas on Vimeo.I was looking for something entirely unrelated earlier this afternoon when I came across this video on Vimeo. It was posted today by Childen's Medical Center, which is debuting a new series of animated ads made by Jamie Caliri -- quite ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2010

    Dallas Is the New L.A.: Chase and Lonestar Will Shoot Here. And, Bonus Good Guys Episodes!

    Bradley, if yer sticking 'round through the summer, I sure hope that Trans Am has a good air conditioner.​Networks won't officially announce which pilots will be turned into full-fledged series till next week's upfronts. But two days after NBC surprised absolutely no one by picking up Jerry Bruckh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2010

    Since NBC Has Picked Up Jerry Bruckheimer's Chase, What Does That Mean For Dallas?

    NBC UniversalThe cast of Chase, from left: Kelli Giddish as Annie Frost, Amaury Nolasco as Marco Martinez, Cole Hauser as Jimmy Godfrey, Kelli Giddish as Annie Frost, Rose Rollins as Daisy Ogbaa and Jesse Metcalfe as Luke Watson​Yesterday -- a full week before networks officially begin unveiling t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2010

    Working at the Dallas County Sheriff's Department Looks Awfully Kick-Ass

    Which, I'll assume, is the point of this new promo made by Frisco-based Filmspire Productions. Kinda like a Jerry Bruckheimer movie. But something's missing. Can't quite put my finger on it.

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2010

    Is Dallas Getting Yet Another TV Series? Called Cutthroat? Made by Fox? Maybe.

    Mia Maestro​On Friday, Variety published a piece about how TV networks and production companies are looking outside of Los Angeles when scouting for pilot-season locations. Which, sure, Dallas knows all about, what with Jerry Bruckheimer's The Chase and Midland, with Jon Voight, having wrapped pri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2010

    Murray Street Closure Slows Business, Not Service, at Murray Street Coffee Shop

    Daniel Rodrigue​ Monday morning, business was far from usual for the baristas and patrons of Murray Street Coffee Shop. Seems there's nothing quite like a police-enforced road closure and a crew of 200 folks filming a Jerry Bruckheimer-backed pilot in the neighborhood to put a damper on the day-to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2010

    Well, East Dallas Certainly Makes For a Good TV-Show Setting, At the Very Least

    Patrick Michels​Last Friday, it was Jerry Bruckheimer's The Chase shooting in and around Woodrow Wilson High School. This Friday, it's Marc Webb's Midland -- the FOX pilot starring Adrianne Palicki (as the wife of a double-life-leading husband) and Jon Voight (as her everything's-bigger-in-Texas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2010

    If Dallas Is Starting to Feel Like One Big TV-Show Set, There's a Good Reason

    Woodrow principal Ruth Allen Vail and Jesse Metcalfe​Today's the day FOX's Midland starts shooting in and around Dallas, with (500) Days of Summer's Marc Webb directing, Up in the Air and Juno's Eric Steelberg shooting, Jon Voight and David Keith co-starring and In Good Company's Paul Weitz exec p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2010

    Not That You're Interested, But They're Shooting a Big Ol' TV Pilot By Woodrow

    One of these people is Jesse Metcalfe. One is not.​A good Friend of Unfair Park wonders:My daughter just texted me. She said they're filming something at Woodrow Wilson today, and she got an actor named Jesse Metcalfe to take a picture with her. You're the Movie Man ... what's going on up there? A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2010

    Let's Cut to the Chase: Would You Like to Be an Extra in a Jerry Bruckheimer Pilot?

    ​If ABC's axed the shot-in-Dallas The Deep End, well, that comes as no surprise -- it was all but inevitable given its low ratings and the critical drubbing. But there's been no official word, only this Saturday story that says Thursday night's episode will be the last ever aired unless ABC can fi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2010

    With One TV Series and Two More Pilots Filming Here, Dallas Has Never Been Busier

    (500) Days of Summer director Marc Webb is scheduled to shoot the Midland pilot for FOX in Dallas beginning one month from today.​Seems not so long ago that then-Dallas Mayor Laura Miller and Dallas Film Commission director Janis Burklund were staging a press conference in the Dallas City Hall Fla ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2009

    Oh, Wheelie?

    ​On the drive home from the office Tuesday, 'round 7 p.m., I got struck in a sudden snarl on the Dallas North Tollway between Oak Lawn and Mockingbird. Turned out, the cause of the logjam was a familiar one: a few stunt riderz on motorcycles zigging and zagging through traffic so they could find r ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 9, 2009

    Stormin' Norman

    Take in a trio of Conquests in Fort Worth

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    May 15, 2008

    Not Bab'

    The Modern hosts a foreign flick

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    January 17, 2008

    Take Your Pix

    Critics support up and coming artists

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    May 17, 2007

    Play-in' With the Boys

    Actually, this Top Gun is a musical

  • Film

    July 6, 2006

    Fool's Gold

    The Pirates are back, and they're out to ransack your wallet

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2006

    Star Search

    Word is this guy's supposed to show at the Mavs-Heat game Sunday. So in Game 1 of Dallas-Miami we got some Jerry Bruckheimer, some Jack Ingram, some Terrell Owens--some so-so celebrities. But for Game 2, I hear we're going to--you knew it was coming--turn up the Heat. In addition to American Idol f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2006

    Game Won

    See, I toldja the Heat sucked. That and other revelations from the Mavs' Game 1 victory over Miami last night at American Airlines Center: Nothing says cool like glowing blue pom-poms. Made the American Airlines Center look more like a U2 concert instead of The NBA Finals. After forcing our jeers ... More >>

  • Film

    April 7, 2005

    Fortunate Son

    Sahara has no reason to exist, until you see who made it

  • Calendar

    December 2, 2004

    A New Body

    Creative Solutions turns at-risk into artistic

  • Film

    November 18, 2004

    Cage Death Match

    National Treasure makes one long for a good movie... like Con Air

  • Film

    October 14, 2004


    Team America takes no prisoners and spares no swear words

  • Film

    July 3, 2003

    Very Sinbad

    Brad Pitt gets animated in a movie that's not--not really

  • Film

    January 16, 2003

    Toss It Outback

    Kangaroo Jack is a real punch in the pouch

  • Culture

    July 11, 2002

    Fight Club

    When it comes to producing movies, it's a fine art (or Art Linson)

  • Film

    June 6, 2002

    Miscue 9/11

    Hollywood drops another nuke in New York, and it's just a dud

  • Film

    May 9, 2002


    The New Guy offers the same ol' thing: dopey crap for kids

  • Calendar

    February 21, 2002

    Steel Cage Match

    TNT pays tribute to Nicolas Cage

  • Film

    January 31, 2002

    Czech Marked

    Sadly, in a Dark Blue World even war heroes can be treated like villains

  • Culture

    January 17, 2002

    Devil's Advocate

    Audiences love Jerry Bruckheimer. Critics don't. Like he cares.

  • Film

    January 17, 2002

    Hell and Back

    Scott's Black Hawk Down pays grim, gritty homage to real-life warriors

  • Film

    May 24, 2001

    Bora! Bora! Bora!

    Pearl Harbor's sound and fury signify nothing

  • Film

    December 28, 2000

    Unusual Suspects

    This year's lineup of 10 best is so much better than the rest of the year's trash, it's criminal

  • Film

    November 9, 2000

    Pure Hell

    Adam Sandler is the son of the devil. Like, no duh.

  • Film

    September 28, 2000

    Clash of the Titans

    Bruckheimer's latest speaks loudly about race, but says nothing

  • Film

    August 3, 2000

    Jerry rigged

    Bruckheimer's Coyote Ugly pours a lethal cocktail

  • Film

    June 8, 2000

    Going, Gone

    Someone take the wheel, 'cause Cage don't know where he's going

  • Film

    November 19, 1998

    Starr chamber

    Jerry Bruckheimer and Tony Scott have a political agenda: It's called box office

  • Film

    July 2, 1998

    The long trailer

    The mega-hyped disaster flick Armageddon signals the death of storytelling

  • Film

    June 5, 1997

    Air disaster

    Bruckheimer production comes complete with all his Con-temptible traits

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    June 8, 1995
  • Film

    May 18, 1995

    Bang for your buck

    Crimson Tide and Die Hard With a Vengeance provide summer's action fix

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