Veronica Mars

“Veronica Mars”: Now a Movie!

Kristian Lin
It’s not often that a TV show that has been off the air for six years makes headlines, but that’s exactly what has happened with Veronica Mars. The show first aired on UPN in 2004, then later moved to the CW when those two ...


Jesse Holley at the Movies

Kristian Lin
North Texas sports fans who are no longer anticipating the movie about Josh Hamilton can now count down the days to another sports biopic: Sony Pictures is now producing a movie about Jesse Holley, the former security guard who...


Some Movies I Overlooked Last Year

Kristian Lin
As happens every December, the crush of movie viewing at year’s end brought me into contact with some films that weren’t worthy of my Top 10 list but which I didn’t want to let slip by without putting down a few thoug...


Dark Blood Oozes Closer To Fort Worth

Jeff Prince
                        The mysterious movie that River Phoenix was making at the time he overdosed on drugs in 1993 is finally coming to America — 20 years late...

This Is Not a Film head

The Top 10 Documentaries of 2012

Kristian Lin
Computer issues have hampered my ability to post here the last week or so, but that has actually been a good thing, because it has allowed me to catch up on a couple of documentary films that I couldn’t get to in 2012. So my ...

Rooney Mara and Casey Affleck in "Ain't Them Bodies Saints."

North Texas Films at Sundance: How’d They Do?

Kristian Lin
The 2013 Sundance Film Festival ended this past weekend, and North Texas was unusually well represented at this year’s fest, both in the number of films and in quality. Even the New York Times took notice of a new film sc...


Django Unchained Toys Sell For Big Money On MLK Day

Jeff Prince
Today, some Americans celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day and honor the nation’s greatest civil rights leader. Others…not so much. Take eBay bidders for instance. Django Unchained action figures were discontinued l...


The Greatest Movies of All Time*

Kristian Lin
*as decided by me and 64 other film critics Three months ago, British film blogger Iain Stott asked me and other movie critics from around the world to participate in a poll. After Sight & Sound magazine released its list o...

Mary Elizabeth Winstead in "Smashed"

The Best Lead Performances of 2012

Kristian Lin
In some years, the men get the lion’s share of the great leading roles, but in 2012, it was the women who did the shinier work in the lead roles. (The same can’t be said for the supporting roles this year, but then the wome...

Matthew McConaughey

The Best Supporting Performances of 2012

Kristian Lin
I don’t expect all these performances to be nominated come Oscar time, but then my picks for the best supporting performances of the year never match up with the Academy voters’, or my fellow critics’. (This is especially...