Had another conversation with a foreign journalist this week assigned to cover the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy assassination ceremony here next week, who said the same thing others have been saying to me for a month, which, I must point out, is the same thing I said a year ago they would be sayi ... More >>
Got a note today from the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza's Liza Collins saying that the museum has restored and just re-hung the old 2.5-foot-by-17-foot Texas School Book Depository sign once displayed above the Elm Street entrance to the building. Removed n the '70s and stored by the museum ... More >>
At 72, keyboardist Ray Manzarek has just about done it all. Best known at the keyboardist for the Doors, Manzarek has stayed busy as a performer and producer for the past three decades. Joining forces with renowned slide guitarist Roy Rogers in 2008, the duo have recorded two critically acclaimed ... More >>
Photos by Harry WilonskyMayor Tom Leppert and Delia Jasso joined the Aviation Cinemas gang and Stuart Sikes (in the green sweater) officially re-open the Texas TheatreI did indeed take the 7-year-old who lives in my house to the Texas last night for its official re-opening, where Mayor Tom declar ... More >>
Welcome to Staff Trax, the weekly feature here on DC9 where we shed some light on the music we've been enjoying of late, regardless of the touring or album release schedules that tend to bear the focus of most of our coverage. Consider it a chance for you readers to get some more insight into ou ... More >>
NickelrocketThe greatest movie theater in Dallas, at least during my lifetimeOn Salon, my old friend and former cubicle-mate Matt Zoller Seitz has asked an eclectic assortment of cinephiles, writers and filmmakers alike, to share The Film Experience That Left a Lasting Impression -- as though, re ... More >>
Oliver Stone assigns motive to Dubya's m.o., but at this point, who cares?
The Goonies makes us want to go on an adventure
Wall Street moves to Main Street
Conan slays at the Inwood
A toned-down Oliver Stone finds uplift in the rubble of the Twin Towers
After a decade, Ziziki's still going strong
An epic story turns human--and fallible-- in Oliver Stone's Alexander
Sometimes the worst movies have the best soundtracks
Say 'ello to the Bad Guy
Millennium celebrates "The Mod, the Odd and the Ugly"
He steals Ali, but will Hollywood give Jamie Foxx a shot at the title?
The Replacements can't even score with Gene Hackman on the team
Jim Marrs believes that Kennedy was murdered as part of a vast conspiracy, that aliens vist us regularly, and that the Trialateral Commission controls our governement. So, what if he's right?
Stone fumbles the rock in Any Given Sunday
November 5 - 11, 1998
As film noir goes, U-Turn is all pulp and no meat
Writer-director Todd Solondz doesn't play games in Welcome to the Dollhouse
Two Richards--Nixon and Lancaster--plus one Oliver--prove that power corrupts absolutely
The Van Peebles' Panther is a sincere but self-defeating stylistic exercise
John Singleton's college melodrama Higher Learning is a baffling misfire