Paul Newman

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2014

    Battle Peanut Butter Cup: Reese's Vs. Butterfinger

    Someone dared contest the primacy of the Reese's Peanut Butter Cup. Well, I shouldn't be too dramatic. This isn't the first time, for Paul Newman and others have offered some competition. But never before, however, in (my) recent memory has another major candy manufacturer issued such a direct sma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2012

    15 Inferior Best Picture Oscar Winners (And the Enduring Classics They Beat)

    Last Wednesday, Craiggers hit on some forgotten Best Picture Academy Award winners, films which have slipped through the cracks of society's consciousness for one reason or another; either for being too of-the-moment, not having enough quotable lines, or for simply not having held up very well -- hi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2009

    Maynard James Keenan, Rock's Most Unusual Winemaker

    Maynard Keenan has to be one of the most enigmatic and musically schizophrenic men in rock. A soldier in the U.S. Army in the '80s, Keenan did a four-year tour of duty and then entered civilian life. He met future Tool guitarist Adam Jones in 1988 and one year later, the monolithic prog-metal group ... More >>

  • Film

    October 2, 2008

    Old West: Appaloosa

    Ed Harris goes traditional

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2008
  • Music

    September 9, 2004
  • Calendar

    January 15, 2004

    Sure Shot

    Texas author explores the people who made pool cool

  • Calendar

    October 16, 2003

    Putting on Airs

    Modern dance master Paul Taylor brings a program of classics old and new to Jones Hall

  • News

    February 14, 2002

    Under The Volcano

    Crown Central Petroleum spews, sputters and flares up. Neighbors of the plant view it uneasily, never quite sure when it's going to blow.

  • News

    April 19, 2001

    Kane Mutiny

    The industry's initial reaction to Welles's masterwork should serve as a lesson to WorldFest filmmakers

  • Culture

    November 23, 2000

    The Women's Rooms

    Two local exhibits explore the female psyche without being confined by it

  • Film

    August 3, 2000

    The (Balding) Eagle Has Landed

    Clint Eastwood's charming Space Cowboys tosses youth demographics out the cargo bay

  • Calendar

    January 6, 2000

    The Steve McQueen Affair

    The "Steve McQueen: The King of Cool" film retrospective

  • Film

    November 18, 1999

    Lynch Mob Returns?

    Former fans uncertain of the new direction for a dynamic director

  • Film

    May 14, 1998

    Lame Horse

    They shoot bad films, don't they?

  • Film

    December 18, 1997

    Meaning and the Movies

    In a new book, film critic David Thomson shows himself at his best -- and worst

  • Film

    September 25, 1997

    Closet Case

    In & Out goes both ways -- funny and funnier

  • Film

    May 11, 1995
  • Film

    March 24, 1994

    The Raising Arizona Proxy

    The Coen brothers' best movies couldn't make it, so they sent this one instead