"I hate Tom Cruise, but I'll still see it for the music." - My 49-year-old mother when discussing a Rock of Ages commercial.
If that wasn't enough to make me interested in seeing the movie musical-cum-Broadway take on the late '80s Sunset Strip, then the thought of discovering who exactly would att ... More >>
Sometimes a play is worth seeing for the words the actors are saying. Sometimes it's for the actors saying the words. See Collapse, a new play by Allison Moore at Kitchen Dog Theater, for the red hot performance by actor Michael Federico, the closest Dallas theater has to a Paul Giamatti-style chara ... More >>
Being Elmo is DIFF's Opening Night offeringThe South by Southwest Film Festival is still underway down in Austin; awards won't even be doled out till tomorrow night. But moments ago, the Dallas International Film Festival -- which has already named a few films, not to mention Star Award recipient ... More >>
A boom box, lamp, L-shaped chair (a hipper version of Martin Crane's recliner on "Frasier") and a tall glass of orange juice set the Fine Arts Theater stage for a casual discussion with Harvey Pekar. Known as the confrontational, famed author of the autobiographical comic book series, American S ... More >>