Movies

More Thoughts on “The Hunger Games”

Kristian Lin
I read all three of Suzanne Collins’ Hunger Games novels in the space of a week last year, so you won’t be surprised to learn that I have many more thoughts than I was able to get into my review of the movie. I mentioned be...


Angels in Denton (Maybe)

Kristian Lin
There’s nothing unusual about a screening of Wim Wenders’ 1987 masterpiece Wings of Desire, except for the suspense over whether it’ll happen. Through his blog Adventures in Cinema, Andrew Welch is promoting a...



“Raid” Doc Debuts

Jimmy Fowler
After three years of work, North Texas filmmaker Robert L. Camina is finally debuting his documentary feature Raid of the Rainbow Lounge 7:30pm tomorrow night (Thur Mar 15) at the AMC Palace 9 in Sundance Square. The movie feat...


“Silent House,” Scary Guard

Jimmy Fowler
This week’s second “Film” piece is a review of Chris Kentis and Laura Lau’s thriller Silent House, in which rising star Elizabeth Olsen proves she can look terrified for almost ninety minutes and maintain our interest. ...



“Point Break” at 1919

Jimmy Fowler
This is interesting: Tonight (Mon Feb 27), 1919 Hemphill will offer a screening of the 1991 action flick Point Break, which is about an FBI agent who goes undercover at a California beach to investigate a group of bank-robbing...


A Correction

Kristian Lin
If you’re heading out to West Lincoln and the premiere of the Rose Marine Latino Film Festival, you should know that the event is not free, as stated in the print version of our newspaper. Tickets to the premiere are $5-1...



Rainbow Lounge Doc Premiere Date Set

Kristian Lin
Almost two years after we first mentioned it in our pages, the documentary Raid of the Rainbow Lounge will be showing on the big screen. Its Fort Worth premiere is on March 15 at AMC Palace at 7:30pm, with filmmaker Robert Cami...


Andre Ramiro in "Elite Squad: The Enemy Within"

DVD Review: “Elite Squad: The Enemy Within”

Kristian Lin
The other particularly notable film coming out on DVD this week is Elite Squad: The Enemy Within, a Brazilian cop thriller that made my list of last year’s 10 best movies. Hardly anyone else picked it for end-of-year awar...



DVD Review: “Tiny Furniture”

Kristian Lin
When Lena Dunham’s comedy Tiny Furniture came out in 2010, I recognized it for breakout talent and best movie dialogue that year. The film came out on DVD yesterday after spending all of 2011 unavailable on disc. ThatR...


LSIFF Open Call

Jimmy Fowler
The Lone Star Film Society is now accepting submissions for its 2012 Lone Star International Film Festival in November. The final deadline for submitting your work isn’t until September 3, but the earlier you enter your films...