Entries by Jay Ruud

Taco Bueno

Review #92: Taco Bueno 1155 Dave Ward Drive 46.8 percent finished reviewing Conway restaurants (501) 450-3999   The Situation He Said: So She Said was out of town all week, but we didn’t want to skip a week of reviewing (these Conway restaurants aren’t going to review themselves! OK, well, maybe they are, but we’re […]

The Shape of Water

The Shape of Water Guillermo del Toro (2017) With 13 Academy Award nominations, announced yesterday, The Shape of Water leads all other films of 2017. Released on December 22, Guillermo del Toro’s romantic horror-fantasy has had a month to make it to Conway, but (like most of the important movies of the season) has yet […]

Hog Pen BBQ

Review #91: Hog Pen BBQ 800 Walnut St, 46.2 percent finished reviewing Conway restaurants (501) 327-5177   The Situation He Said: There are almost as many barbecue places in Conway as there are Mexican restaurants (and, as I have occasionally pointed out very subtly in the past, there are an awful lot of those). But […]

The Post

The Post Steven Spielberg (2017) When first-time screenwriter Liz Hannah wrote the original screenplay for The Post in 2016, it was in response to her reading of Katherine “Kay” Graham’s memoir Personal History. Hannah, inspired by Graham’s impressive and eventful life and career, intended the film to be a biopic of Graham, turning on her […]


Review No. 90: Burritas 1220 Old Morrillton Highway (501) 428-8514 45.9 percent finished reviewing Conway restaurants   The Situation She Said: I was coming from a very necessary post-vacation workout, but I was hungry, so I texted He Said and told him to meet me for lunch at Burritas. I’d had my eye on this […]

All the Money in the World

All the Money in the World Ridley Scott (2017) It may be inevitable that Ridley Scott’s new film, All the Money in the World, concerning the notorious 1973 kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III, grandson of the richest man in the world, will be remembered for the remarkable drama that took place behind the […]