Victor Hugo

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2014

    VH Oak Cliff Opens Tonight in Oak Cliff

    This past weekend I was on my way home from a relaxed evening in the Bishop Arts District. It was late and I was tired, but not so tired I couldn't have been talked into staying out a little longer. As I rounded the corner of Beckley Avenue and stepped on the gas I noticed the old Outpost space was ... More >>

  • Film

    December 27, 2012
  • Culture

    December 29, 2011

    Les Miz, Oui; La Bete, Non

    Some misery you enjoy. Some comedy is just miserable.

  • Calendar

    January 28, 2010
  • Blogs

    January 9, 2009

    Burning Question: Are Restaurants Looking Forward to 2009?

    Long about, oh, a few hours after midnight on New Year's, the Burning Question crew made a resolution.We felt strongly about it at the time--so much so that we carefully jotted the details in black ink. Apparently, in 2009, we plan to dedicate ourselves to the overthrow of Bhutan, which we will then ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 25, 2007


    The Hunchback gets a makeover

  • Culture

    June 29, 2006

    Puck Rock

    Under the stars, a disco-era Dream; unpleasant peasants mar murky Les Miz

  • Calendar

    May 27, 2004

    Time to Howl

    WolfDance two-steps into Sundance Square

  • News

    June 27, 2002

    The Spirits Move Them

    Followers of Cao Dai, a Vietnamese sect with frail tendrils in Dallas, say their time has come to spread the word. Just ask Victor Hugo.

  • Film

    February 28, 2002

    Good Grief

    In The Son's Room, a family falls apart and pulls together

  • Film

    July 12, 2001

    The Unforgotten

    Ozon's latest grapples with what happens when the people we love are no longer there

  • News

    June 29, 2000

    Killing machine

    It is 6:07 p.m. John Albert Burks salutes the Oakland Raiders and says goodbye to his friends. Minutes later, he is a dead man. This year's 21st execution.

  • Film

    April 30, 1998

    A dead horse

    Les Miserables offers glowering and preening, simpering and pining

  • Film

    July 18, 1996

    Keep out of reach of children

    The Hunchback of Notre Dame offers a dangerous Disney innovation: authentic emotion