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Movie Review: Friends With Money

submitted by Susan Frank Friends With Money isn’t about friendship, but it is definitely about money. Of course, as I often say (usually in reference to geopolitical upheavals), it’s ALWAYS about money. Especially in Los Angeles, as depicted by writer and...

Meeting the 2006 AISD Candidates

Aisd_forumMany thanks to the 5 School Board Candidates for participating in last night’s AISD candidate Forum at Gullett. They are running for non-paid positions that oversee a school district with a budget of over $750 million and make decisions about complex issues affecting diverse interests with an impact on the future – our children. You have got to wonder why they do it and at the same time commend them for their willingness to serve.

AISD School Board Candidate Forum

You are cordially invited to an AISD School Board Candidate Forum for places 4, 8, and 9. This event is sponsored by the Allandale Neighborhood Association and the Gullett PTA. Date: Wednesday, April 26, (starts at 6 p.m., your questions start at 7 p.m.)...

Movie Review: Inside Man

submitted by Susan Frank "Perfectly Planned Painting" is what the sign on the side of the panel truck reads, as it pulls up in front of the New York City bank about to be robbed by Dalton Russell (Clive Owen) and his band of robbers-disguised-as-painters in...

MOVIE REVIEW: LUCKY NUMBER SLEVIN

submitted by Susan Frank Lucky Number Slevin, from its dyslexic title to its film noir pretensions to its flashback/switchback plot sequence, is designed to distract the audience from the disappointing realities of the film. For all its star-studded cast and arty...