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Luke Wilson

  • Blogs

    December 26, 2011

    The Christmas Miracle at Yesterday's Mavs-Heat Season Opener: That Drunk, Angry Santa

    Our Mike Mezeul was at the AAC for yesterday's season opener, where not a highlight was to be found between the buzzers. His slide show from the interior decorating session can be found here; The Official Banner-Raising Video follows, as do a few other distractions from a Christmas Day blowout, incl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2011

    Reel News: Early Shorts by "Texas Legends," and DIFF's Indonesian Film is Very Local

    Owen and Luke Wilson in the '92 Bottle Rocket short, which screens tonight at the Texas​I'll be out of pocket this evening, otherwise I'd be at the Texas Theatre for A Very Special Program of short films presently on a statrwide tour courtesy the Texas Independent Film Network, a coalition of Texa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2011

    Famous Faces' Local Choices, or: Wherein Kent Rathbun Spills the Bachman Lake Taco Secret

    S&D Oyster CompanyIs it lunch-thirty already?​Over the weekend, The Wall Street Journal rounded up some bold-faced locals -- including Luke Wilson, who I guess counts -- and asked 'em to pick a few recommendations each for out-of-towners and those natives who don't venture far from their comfo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2011

    A Trip Down Memory Lane at Tex-Mex Date Favorite Mi Cocina

    Mi Cocina's West Village location.​For a lot of my friends, Mi Cocina is their go-to restaurant for Mexican and Tex-Mex food in the DFW area. I'm still partial to the New Mexican food I grew up on, with all of its green chile and tons of cheese, but I've come to like Mi Cocina. It consistently ser ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2010

    News & Notes With Tom Hicks, Mark Cuban, Luke Wilson and The Wyly Bros' Broker

    Kit NelsonOne of Liverpool FC supporters' myriad posters advertising their disgust with Tom Hicks's asking price for the club​Some start-o-the-week news and notes while I roll a few fat blunts in preparation for this afternoon's Public Safety Committee meeting ...Remember when Tom Hicks said, why, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2010

    Dallas-Based AT&T Having Some Trouble Providing 3G Voice Service to Dallas

    ​Several Friends of Unfair Park -- and AT&T customers -- are wondering why in the world they can't reach out and touch someone this morning using their 3G voice service. Left a few messages for spokespersons at Akard Street HQ, but the company's Twitter account just posted the answer to our fr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2009

    What It Was Like: The Decemberists, The Avett Brothers, Heartless Bastards

    Patrick MichelsThe DecemberistsThis was the big, obvious event of the night -- a packed yard at Stubb's, plenty of production from the NPR-backed show, and no huge surprises. Just a few great live acts we all know, proving they deserve it.Band: The Decemberists, Wednesday night at Stubb'sWhere: Stub ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2009

    Thomas Haden Church on How Owen, Luke Wilson Really Got Their Nicknames

    The Ninth Annual Texas Film Hall of Fame induction ceremony, held last night on the site of the old Austin airport, was quite the damp, frigid shindig -- part all-star love-in, part call to arms. Amidst the inducting -- and feted this year were the likes of Powers Booth (SMU's own), Twilight directo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2009

    Luke Wilson Scrubs In to Accept Rushmore's Texas Film Hall of Fame Honor

    As promised this morning, here's Luke Wilson accepting the Texas Film Hall of Fame award for Rushmore -- though, as I vociferously and rather drunkenly pointed out to Texas Monthly president Evan Smith after the ceremony, Luke's in the thing for all of the one scene, so how'd he get the honor? Hell, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2008

    Auctioning Off Bottle Rocket Artwork for the North Texas Food Bank

    What you see above is an early cover sketch for the Criterion Collection Bottle Rocket DVD about which we've written, oh, just a little in recent weeks. Like all of the artwork featured on the disc and throughout its accompanying booklet, it was done by Ian Dingman, and it measures 4 inches by 8 inc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2008

    Let's Choke Some Sugar Outta Sundance

    Pour some Sugar on me: The Half Nelson follow-up is all great. PARK CITY, Utah -- Three-quarters of the way through Sundance 2008, the good news is that the festival lineup has turned out to be one of the strongest in the eight years I've been coming to Park City. The bad news -- for the makers of t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2008
  • Blogs

    December 27, 2007

    As Far as Simpsons Go, I'd Rather Be Writing About O.J.

    O dream of dreams, o hope of hopes fulfilled! For truly, Blonde Ambition is now available in its entirety online. Now we can all get educated on the issues and talk about the politics of gender and why everyone's shitting on Jessica Simpson for this embarrassment of a film and Luke Wilson gets off w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 24, 2007

    Yule Love this News Round-Up

    Many things to do before tonight's traditional meal of dumplings and Dan-Dan noodles. But for those seeking a little light-news snack beforehand, a few stocking-stuffers. Like, this story about a San Antonio software developer named Ben Adams who used eBay to find his stolen 1949 Chevy truck. T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2007

    What Did We Ever Do Before Jessica?

    Pardon me this morning while I now turn to issues most serious and pressing, judging by the e-mails awaiting my return to the office; and here I thought we'd end the year on a solemn note. Turns out, it's all about the Jessica: A local film publicist sends word this morning that Yoko Romo's latest m ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 22, 2007

    Royal Reel

    The Inwood rents a room to the Tenenbaums

  • Film

    October 25, 2007

    Steve Carrell's Strke Two: Dan in Real Life

    Cobbled together from better movies, Carell's latest is another miss

  • Home Entertainment

    October 11, 2007
  • Film

    July 5, 2007
  • Film

    May 17, 2007

    Brothers Grim

    Wendell Baker is a dysfunctional Wilson family affair

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2007

    Another Pic for Steve Stodghill's Wall of Fame

    We're not quite sure how this pic of Luke Wilson and Dallas attorney Steve Stodghill and wife Anne -- taken at last night's premiere of The Wendell Baker Story at the Inwood Theatre -- wound up in our inbox. But it's dopey enough to merit a posting -- and it gives us a chance to link to this profile ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2007
  • Film

    April 19, 2007

    Grand Motel

    We'll gladly make room at the Horror Inn for Vacancy's old-fashioned chills

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2007

    Chicks with, uh, Grammies

    Seriously, we could not be more delighted for the Dixie Chicks, who we can say we knew back when. (Joey Tomato's, anyone?) Five Grammies last night, including the Holy Trinity for Album of the Year, Song of the Year and Record of the Year -- which no one predicted, of course -- in addition to two in ... More >>

  • Home Entertainment

    January 11, 2007
  • Blogs

    October 13, 2006

    In Terrell We (Don't, No Way, Uh-Unh) Trust

    You know who people don't like very much? You'll never guess. Go ahead. Try. C'mon. Give up? Jerry Jones is more appealing than Terrell Owens. Hey, that's not me talking. It's the famed DBI or, for those of you not familiar with Dallas-based The Marketing Arm over on Bryan Street, the Davie Brown In ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2006

    EW Does Dallas

    It's been a good long while since we've had any news about the big-screen version of Dallas; I know, sucks, doesn't it? Well, the issue of Entertainment Weekly arriving at subscribers' doorsteps tomorrow has a short item about the movie, which seems to be moving along at a dead snail's pace. Because ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2006

    Black Friday (Alternate Head: Pretzel Logic)

    Earlier in the week, Donald Fagen and Walter Becker--collectively known as Steely Dan, duh--posted to their Web site a missive addressed to Luke Wilson but aimed at bro Owen accusing the latter of being an accessory to plagiarism. Specifically, the Dan'ers insisted Owen, by appearing as the title ch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2006

    Luke Wilson Talks Ass

    Luke Wilson needs a stunt butt. Jessica Alba, probably not. Don't get too excited--he's just talking about his own tuchus and how outta-shape it's gotten and why, for My Super Ex-Girlfriend, he needed a booty double. Fact is, he got to pick his own butt double (henh). No word on whether bro Owen got ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2006

    Luke's Locker

    Owen and Luke Wilson: They may make some mediocre movies, but you would trade places with 'em. Admit it. It's been a Wilson Bros.-heavy month, with Owen opening last week's critically drubbed You, Me and Dupree and Luke pimping My Super Ex-Girlfriend, which opens tomorrow after not screening for cri ... More >>

  • Film

    May 4, 2006

    Welcome to Hooters

    Jimmy Buffett inexplicably leads a kid movie to the big screen

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2006

    Luke Wilson? Sounds Familiar...

    My favorite thing about this item are the first two words: "Movie star." I just like the fact someone felt the need to remind people who Luke Wilson is, 'cause God forbid they confuse him with pastry chef Luke Wilson or flamenco instructor Luke Wilson or gas-station attendant Luke Wilson. Everything ... More >>

  • News

    April 6, 2006

    Who Is That Guy?

    He plays golf with George Clooney. He clowns around with Chris Tucker. He's best buddies with Peri Gilpin. He's a pasty white dude named Steve Stodghill.

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2006
  • Film

    December 15, 2005

    Oh, Joy

    The Family Stone is hard to like, harder still to hate

  • Film

    July 28, 2005

    Puppy Love

    John Cusack's another endearing mutt in Must Love Dogs

  • Film

    June 17, 2004

    Sure Feels Like 80 Days

    Jackie Chan takes a long trip, and it feels like déjá vu

  • News

    March 18, 2004

    Re: Your New Job!

    Plus: Winning is Fun; Ethan Makes a Funny

  • Film

    August 14, 2003
  • Film

    June 19, 2003

    Crap Out

    Loosely based on The Gambler, Alex and Emma, sadly, takes no risks at all

  • Film

    February 20, 2003

    Will Power

    Mr. Ferrell comes into his glory in Old School

  • Best of Dallas

    September 26, 2002
  • Best of Dallas

    September 26, 2002
  • Film

    November 2, 2000

    Farrah to Poor

    With clipped wings, Charlie's Angels fly way too low to the ground

  • Film

    March 2, 2000

    Dog, gone

    The power of Willie Morris' memoir, My Dog Skip, is diluted on-screen

  • Calendar

    January 20, 2000

    Kids watch the darnedest things

    USA Film Festival honors icons from the golden age of kiddie program during KidFilm

  • Film

    December 31, 1998

    Eight is enough

    Hollywood mainstream in the slipstream: hits, misses, remakes, and blasts from the past

  • Film

    November 26, 1998

    Start making sense

    A stylistic mess, Home Fries hops out of the pan and into the fire

  • Film

    February 8, 1996

    Mope and glow

    Bottle Rocket is a clever mix of optimism and angst

  • News

    September 7, 1995

    Slouching toward Hollywood

    Can four young Dallas filmmakers sell their dream-and still keep their souls? Matt Zoller Seitz follows the trail of Bottle Rocket

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