Movies

“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...



“GasLand” Director Arrested!

Kristian Lin
Quasi-local film news: Josh Fox, the director of GasLand and a former Weekly profilee, was arrested this morning for trying to film a Congressional committee meeting on fracking and drinking water contamination. Apparently, the...


The Token Meryl Streep Oscar Nomination

Kristian Lin
Had enough of all the wailing and gnashing of teeth that accompanied last Tuesday’s Oscar nominations? Don’t worry, I’m not going to join them, even if the omission of Albert Brooks for Drive left me wanting to stick a fo...



“New Jerusalem” at Stage West

Jimmy Fowler
This week’s “Stage” page offers an interview with Garret Storms, the actor who landed the meaty role of 17th century Jewish philosopher Baruch Spinoza in Stage West’s current Southwest premiere of David Ives’s New Jer...


John Wayne: “Lone Star” Films

Jimmy Fowler
This Sunday (Jan 15) at 2pm, the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History will screen the 1934 movie Randy Rides Alone as part of its John Wayne: Lone Star Westerns film series. The main thing you need to know is that veteran ...