Django Unchained upends the western -- and America's original sin.
In its own words, Raytheon is "a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, homeland security, and other government markets," which is a fancy way of saying "We make a lot of money making military shit so the U.S. government doesn't have to." But with the war in Iraq officially over ... More >>
But it's hell for vegans.
Oh, right -- the Texas Rangers, now but half a game up on Seattle in the American League West after losing five straight and eight of their last 10, three of those to the New York Yankees, including yesterday's gut-punching 3-2 loss in 12. The local sports spotlight is all theirs now, and almost as ... More >>
Whether you've reached the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *Jason Terry's voice is still hoarse from all the partying and cigars, but yet we're already peeking at 2012. Problem: The Mavs aren't a team built for the future, but rather the here-'n-now ... More >>
It's doubtful the light saber will be necessary this time 'round. Still. Better safe than sorry.For three years, a book recounting the relationship between a wealthy Dallas art dealer (Ron Hall) and a once-homeless Fort Worth man (Denver Moore) has been a steady hit on the inspirational circuit; ... More >>
Drummer and vocalist Cedric Burnside, grandson of the late, great blues guitarist R.L. Burnside, brings his brand of funk-infused delta blues to the House of Blues tomorrow night for a free 9 o'clock show in the venue's restaurant. The 30-year-old Burnside, who grew up playing in juke joints and st ... More >>
Racial tension, above and below the surface, in Neil LaBute's Lakeview Terrace
Resurrecting the Champ gets journalism right, and that's a grind
Who woulda thunk it: 1408 is a terrifying, touching Stephen King adaptation
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God-fearing black man tames slutty white girl as Craig Brewer's South rises again
Sundance 2007 was all about the kiddie porn (not just Dakota Fanning)
Being an ass-clown ain't so bad
The path of the righteous man is beset on all sides by the iniquities of the selfish and the tyranny of evil men. Or evil snakes. Whatever. Some things in life just don't live up to the hype. Take the 2006 NBA Finals, for example. Or the "Awesome" Blossom. Or Midlake. There are those rare occasions, ... More >>
The year's most shameless B-movie delivers exactly what it promises
Fort Worth-based FUNimation is handling Afro Samurai, which, oddly, was my nickname in Hebrew school. The 2006 Asian Film Festival of Dallas kicks off at noon today with screenings at the Magnolia Theater in the West Village; the fest runs through next Thursday and, like I said in the paper version ... More >>
TDG kills our dream
Freedomland turns a rich, complex book into a poor, simple movie
Downey and Kilmer make perfect detectives in Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
A worthy actor rides the bench in the listless Coach Carter
These heroes may be Incredibles, but they're also normal
S.W.A.T. delivers, but only what you expect
Oh, look--another bad John Travolta movie. How original.
Reissues dominated, but an international crop of films yielded some good harvest
Changing Lanes tries to make a grand statement, but it doesn't always work
TNT pays tribute to Nicolas Cage
Samuel L. Jackson hears voices, none of which said, "bad script"
Bruce Willis is the unwilling superhero in Shyamalan's dazzling comic book
Singleton's bad mutha is just that, so shut yo' mouth
But at least Deep Blue Sea doesn't totally bite
The Red Violin's five tales add up to one good tune
Living on the sidewalk for a month. Sleeping with Wookiees. Thousand-dollar action figures. Think the new Star Wars is just a movie? You poor fool.
Samuel L. Jackson and Kevin Spacey can't negotiate their way through this thrill-free thriller
With the overlong, sometimes funky Jackie Brown, Tarantino looks for direction
187 is a blackboard bungle
Trees Lounge raises a toast to the barfly in each of us
In A Time to Kill, the racial conflicts are just too black-and-white
Crimson Tide and Die Hard With a Vengeance provide summer's action fix
Kiss of Death fires blanks in an increasingly tough crime saga competition
From a year full of startling and memorable movies, here are our favorites