Movies

Ya’Ke Smith’s “Wolf” at DIFF

Kristian Lin
If you’re in Dallas tonight, you should stop by the Dallas International Film Festival and catch the late screening of Ya’Ke Smith’s Wolf at the Angelika. The UTA professor has been profiled by Fort Worth Week...


More Thoughts on “The Cabin in the Woods” (With Spoilers)

Kristian Lin
I was planning to lead off this blog post with a definition of “Pirandellian device,” but I found that there’s not a whole lot of agreement out there about what that is. The reference comes from the work of Lu...



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“Interrupters” in Arlington

Kristian Lin
I just got the word that The Interrupters will be screening tomorrow (Friday) evening at 7pm at Unity Church at 3525 S Bowen Rd, Arlington. I mentioned Steve James’ film when I sorted out my list of the best documentary f...


Shea Seger in “We Bought a Zoo” (Sort Of)

Kristian Lin
Cameron Crowe’s comedy We Bought a Zoo is out on DVD this week, and even though I didn’t care for the movie when it hit theaters last December, I was intrigued by a minor mystery about it involving Fort Worth singer...



R.I.P., Giorgio Chinaglia

Kristian Lin
A piece of American soccer history passed away over the weekend when Giorgio Chinaglia died of a heart attack at age 65. The Italian soccer player grew up in Wales and started his career there, so his fellow Italians nicknamed ...


“Tomboy” at Q Cinema

Jimmy Fowler
A French film about gender identity with subtitles? Q Cinema doesn’t appear interested in trying to please Jane and Johnny Sixpack with its Spring Film Series entry Tomboy (2011). But if the warm reviews and international fes...



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. ...