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Concept art of a spaceship from "Jodorowsky's Dune."

The Best Documentaries of 2014

Kristian Lin
Just like last year, I’m putting this list out at an opportune time. My top documentary of the year (and one of my best movies of the year) is currently playing in Dallas, and, as I mentioned on our Night & Day page, it w...


College Football Blotch

Fort Worth Owes Thanks To Former Mayor For ESPN Love

Jeff Prince
A former mayor deserves a pat on the back for all the hoopla in downtown Fort Worth this week. ESPN is making Sundance Square its base camp leading up to the College Football National Championship game at AT&T Stadium in Ar...



Film Title: Retrospective -Michael Powell

The Kimbell Screens “The Red Shoes”

JIMMY FOWLER
It’s not exaggerating to say that Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger’s garishly colorful 1948 melodrama The Red Shoes is one of the most influential movies ever made. Its influence is especially important because the fil...


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Cowboys Given New Life

ANTHONY MARIANI
I felt sick. Nauseous. Disgusted. Dirty. I had just watched NFL referees give away a game. To my favorite team. Did the Pittsburgh Steelers deserve to be in the Super Bowl against the Seattle Seahawks in 2005? Absolutely. Could...



Smooth-pop-rocker Son of Stan will welcome 2015 tonight at Shipping & Receiving.

Top 5 Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
1.) Two of the nicest people in town, Nicole Ofeno and Raef Payne, will be following their creative dreams to New York City soon, and for their bon voyage party –– tonight at Shipping & Receiving (201 S. Calhoun St., 81...


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Give Jason Garrett A Fedora, Tony Romo An Apology

Jeff Prince
The Dallas Cowboys head coach couldn’t lead his team to a winning record in his first three seasons, and fans questioned his abilities. The quarterback was mega-talented but couldn’t seem to win when it counted. Fan...



James Franco and Seth Rogen wait for their movie to be released in "The Interview"

North Korea Ruins My Thursday Evening (Updated)

Kristian Lin
I was supposed to see The Interview last night. There was a press screening scheduled for the comedy about an assassination plot against Kim Jong-un, and I was going to attend, terrorist threat or no. It’s not often that ...


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Top 5 Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
1.) To help raise funds for Ashley, a young woman battling cancer, a bunch of talented local lads and lasses will gather on Saturday night at The Grotto (517 University Dr., 817-882-9331). The headliners will be the loud and ro...



FORT WORTH AT SUNUP (courtesy usapics)

Fort Worth Is Country’s Fastest-Growing Big City

Jeff Prince
People better get used to the idea of Fort Worth growing like a weed. Well, not a weed, a lovely flower. Earlier this month, U.S. Census Bureau information showed that the country’s fastest growing big city with at least ...


Michael Keaton soars to No. 1 with the DFW Film Critics.

DFW Film Critics Choose 2014′s Best Movies

Kristian Lin
This morning, the DFW Film Critics Association announced their awards for the best movies of 2014. I am a member of this group, and I turned in my vote on Saturday. Birdman wound up being the big winner, with gongs for the best...