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Reese Witherspoon in "Wild."

Lone Star Film Festival Report (Day 3)

Kristian Lin
I shifted back to the Modern today after spending yesterday watching movies at AMC Palace. I’m sad to miss two blocks of short films, but I didn’t want to miss one of the festival’s marquee attractions. The evening starte...


Benedict Cumberbatch in "The Imitation Game."

Lone Star Film Festival Report (Days 1-2)

Kristian Lin
Hello, and welcome to my first dispatch from the 2014 Lone Star International Film Festival. I had to recuse myself from the opening film Virtuosity because I’m in the movie, but Eddie Brown saw the movie in my place, and he...



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LSIFF Gets in Iranian Vampire Western

Kristian Lin
I will be covering the Lone Star International Film Festival on this blog all weekend, but I have an update to pass along to help you make plans. The festival just announced two late, late additions to the lineup on Sunday. Fir...


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Top 5 Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
1.) In the world of metalcore, Norma Jean is one of the biggest acts, having played with Disturbed, Avenged Sevenfold, Hatebreed, DragonForce, System of a Down, Lacuna Coil, and more and having been nominated for a Grammy in 20...



BARNETT SHALE DRILLING OPERATION (courtesy Wikipedia)

Denton Voters Do What Mike Moncrief Said Couldn’t Be Done

Jeff Prince
Former Mayor Mike Moncrief told Fort Worth residents a decade ago that natural gas drillers would sue any city attempting to ban the hydraulic fracturing process. Moncrief’s near manic support of gas drilling seemed weird...


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Dallas Cowboys’ Own Hashtag Says They Suck

Jeff Prince
The Dallas Cowboys can’t blame this breakdown in common sense on backup quarterback and resident punching bag Brandon Weeden. Somebody else with the team came up with the hashtag “CowboysUK” for the team’...



THIS RED-HEAD MIGHT BE A BETTER FIT WITH THE COWBOYS.

Off Asides On Dallas Cowboys vs Cardinals, Brandon Weeden

Jeff Prince
The noon game against the Arizona Cardinals promises an exciting return to glory for the Dallas Cowboys, and Off Asides settles into its comfortable couch to root for the hometown heroes playing at Arlington Taxpayers’ Te...


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Top 5 Shows

ANTHONY MARIANI
1.) I don’t know if these two bands, one local and one touring, have ever played together before, but after their gig together Friday night at Shipping & Receiving (201 S. Calhoun St., 817-343-6393), they should more ofte...



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The Mystery Of Erni ‘s

Jeff Prince
My favorite gas station on Jacksboro Highway is selling gas for $2.57 a gallon today, the lowest price I’ve seen at the pump in a long while. The last time gas sold at $2.50 a gallon was in the summer of 2009. I’ve ...


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“Morganville: The Series” Debuts

JIMMY FOWLER
Just in time for your Samhain/Toussaint/Dia de los Muertos/Halloween binge-watching pleasure: The first episodes of the new vampire web series Morganville are now available. Partially funded by the crowd-sourcing of rabid inter...