Vera Farmiga tentatively tries to build a better role.
From the April 20 council briefing titled "Riverfront Boulevard Design From Continental Avenue to Cadiz Street"Several weeks ago we directed your attention to plans that would turn IndustrialRiverfront Boulevard into a so-called "complete street." Two days later, Bike Friendly Oak Cliff called bu ... More >>
Corpus Christi native Farrah Fawcett, who died today at the age of 62 following a lengthy and very public battle with cancer, will be remembered for many things: Charlie's Angels, her hair, that pin-up poster, The Burning Bed (she could act!), her David Letterman appearance. But locals who actually ... More >>
The legendary Lily lands at the Bass
A chick flick about child murder. Mom would love it.
We just received at Unfair Park HQ a copy of Baz Luhrmann's 2001 extravaganza Moulin Rouge -- like we need another one? Only this one's got the pink sleeve you see at right, courtesy Dallas-based Susan G. Komen for the Cure. As it turns out, 20th Century Fox is partnering with Nancy Brinker's founda ... More >>
Sad news today: Robert Altman, director of some of the greatest American movies of the past 40 years (among them M*A*S*H, Nashville, The Player, The Long Goodbye and even this year's joyful A Prairie Home Companion), died last night at a Hollywood hospital. He was 81. The cause of death hasn't been ... More >>
Garrison Keillor's Prairie makes a fine pasture for Altman
Seems Lindsay Lohan, who's pretty good in Robert Altman's A Prairie Home Companion, may wind up in Dallas. Which may wind up in Toronto, but still. --Robert Wilonsky
According to the folks who put on the annual South by Southwest Film and Music Festival in Austin, attendence is up some 40 percent this year--which, by my estimate, would put the number of registrants close to 1.2 million. Granted, that's a rough estimate, and I did get into journalism because ther ... More >>
Robert Altman's love letter to ballet is beautiful but empty
Km. 0 tries a little tenderness, and it works
Despite many strong stars, this Grisham adaptation amounts to squat
Mondays in the Sun takes a whimsical look at unemployment on the coast of Spain
At last, the USA Film Festival is back under the influence
Rose Troche uses the Altman method to reveal more suburban discomfort
John Sayles' latest transcends its talkiness
One thing is sure--13 Conversations makes a grand impression
Britain's best gather with sad smiles to place their Last Orders
Altman, at 76, rounds up the best of the Brits for a heroic resurrection
The World Goes 'Round offers up great songs in a lackluster production
Begging and Borrowing
With clipped wings, Charlie's Angels fly way too low to the ground
Robert Altman nails Dallas' shallow society to a T
Robert Altman wants your attention, if not your affection
Vincent D'Onofrio may be the best actor of his generation, but who would notice?
Alan Rudolph's Trixie is happily stuck between a rock and the deep blue sea
Lovelorn misfits across the pond go walking through an insightful Wonderland
Director Bruno Barreto and his wife, Amy Irving, jam their fingers down our throats in Bossa Nova
Magnolia buries a radiant Tom Cruise beneath three hours of brilliant nothing
Or: Where in the hell are Three Kings and Election?
Personalities take center stage in Altman's strange, feel-good Southern drama
Altman uses his magic to distract us from the same old Grisham-isms in The Gingerbread Man
Alan Rudolph rises from the ashes in a suave, smoky Afterglow
Wag the Dog paints the White House a brilliant black
Kansas City is Robert Altman's best movie in years--but does anyone care anymore?
A friendly, disorganized guide to what won't be checked out at your local video store
Robert Altman's surprisingly leaden look at the fashion industry is all dressed up with nowhere to go