Django Unchained upends the western -- and America's original sin.
TEXANS CELEBRATE AMERICA - Neither of the pre-game patriotic performances achieved Whitney Houston-level kudos, but both were delivered tastefully and capably. Lindale's Miranda Lambert did some nice harmonizin' with her hubby on "America the Beautiful," and Burleson's Kelly Clarkson shared her Nati ... More >>
The nominees for the cinematic super bowl, the 2012 Academy Awards, were announced yesterday, and as always there were a few of the year's best pictures and performances that were left warming the bench by the all-powerful Academy. Martin Scorsese's Hugo leads the game with 11 nods, beating out th ... More >>
J. Hoberman's faves from a mutating medium.
Clint Eastwood's inspired take on the original G-man.
Don't question the man who orders cranberry juice at the bar.Planning on channel surfing and slurping leftover spaghetti in your pajamas tonight? Yeah, that sounds like a lame idea, especially when the popular film site GordonandtheWhale.com is teaming up with Molly Maguire's (5815 Live Oak ... More >>
Get Outta My Dreams
Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *I said upon hearing the Josh Howard-for-Caron Butler trade during the NBA All-Star break that the Dallas Mavericks were not only re-shaping their roster but re-booting their playoff prospects. I h ... More >>
Noah W. Bailey The Baptist Generals' Chris Flemmons at the Sub Pop Showcase.Band: Baptist GeneralsWhere: Sub Pop Showcase at Radio RoomWhat It Was Like: If you're ever seen the Baptist Generals play one of their "rug shows" then you know what a special experience these all-acoustic sets can b ... More >>
The horror of middle-class America in Revolutionary Road
Ridley Scott's latest is the post-9/11, tech-savvy thriller we deserve
The ice caps are melting, the ozone depleting, and Leo's charisma? An endangered species.
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 >>
Not exactly. Circling the diamond industry, Zwick flick tackles nada.
A hero of the Hong Kong new wave returns the compliment
Dr. Drew is a serious badass, no lie
If Conor Oberst overcomes his disdain for his president, his audience and himself, he'll rule the world
Scott Beggs quits, and so do the Sparrows
Sean Penn blames his problems on the president--so what else is new?
Howard Hughes gets what he wants, in this case a fun and loving biopic
Earth Day needs schooling
Spielberg, once more, is caught up in the thrill of the chase
November 11; November 7
The Oscar telecast has, for a decade, been Gil Cates' golden moment
Leo goes looking for an island paradise, and it's apocalypse, like, wow
Portrait of the psycho as a young man
April 1-7, 1999
October 29 - November 4, 1998
The Adolphus' French Room offers courses in dining elegance
The best films of '97 either provoked or entertained
Don't come looking for subtlety, but Titanic is a great big romantic cornball success
Marvin's Room makes suffering bearable, while Ghosts is just insufferable
Romeo & Juliet and Looking for Richard leave audiences Bard silly
Filmmaker Agnieszka Holland discusses the challenges of directing Total Eclipse
As a teenage junkie in The Basketball Diaries, Leonardo DiCaprio joins an elite corps of true screen actors
Sam Raimi's gonzo Western The Quick and the Dead is ludicrously entertaining