Movies

Sarah Palin Documentary Opens Tomorrow

Kristian Lin
While everyone else is lining up for the end of the Harry Potter saga, a new documentary film about Sarah Palin will be opening Friday at AMC Grapevine Mills. Grapevine will be one of the only places to see it, too; the movie i...


Defending “Sucker Punch”

Kristian Lin
This week Zack Snyder’s Sucker Punch came out on DVD, and since a) I didn’t get a chance to review it properly when it came out in theaters and b) I thought it was fundamentally misunderstood by the people who did review it...



James Johnston in “New York Times”

Kristian Lin
Roughly three weeks after Fort Worth Weekly‘s cover story on the local filmmaker, James Johnston has landed in the pages of the self-appointed Paper of Record. Johnston, Amy McNutt, and the Spiral Diner are all mentioned ...


“Earthlings” at 1919 Hemphill

Jimmy Fowler
Animal lovers and passionate vegetarians probably don’t need another excuse to be outraged, but 1919 Hemphill will provide one with the 7pm Sunday (June 19) screening of Earthlings, a 2005 documentary feature narrated by Joaq...



“Red River” at the Stockyards

Jimmy Fowler
Austin’s Alamo Drafthouse and Texas Monthly have joined forces to present a statewide film series entitled “Rolling Roadshow,” in which beloved movies either made in Texas or about the state will screen at key loc...


8 Murders a Day Screening Now (Friday)

Anthony Mariani
Screening right now –– plus at 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. tonight (Friday) at Cinema Latino –– is 8 Murders a Day, New York City director Charlie Minn’s contemplative, moody documentary about “perhaps the greatest human-rig...



“Paris, Luminous” at the Kimbell

Jimmy Fowler
Woody Allen’s latest, Midnight in Paris, has no doubt whetted some appetites for all the crazy, self-indulgent, and revolutionary talents who flocked to urban France in the first two decades of the 20th century. The Kimbell ...


Lone Star Open Call

Jimmy Fowler
The Lone Star Film Society sponsors an open call for entries for this fall’s 2011 Lone Star International Film Festival. Feature length and short documentaries, animation, and narrative films are sought. Deadline is in late A...



FIFA Follies of 2011

Kristian Lin
While four countries are playing in the CONCACAF Gold Cup tournament at Cowboys Stadium this Sunday, the real high drama black comedy in soccer is happening thousands of miles away. It came to a head at last Wednesday’s farci...


Q Cinema Turns 13

Jimmy Fowler
Q Cinema, the Fort’s gay and lesbian film organization, will present its 13th annual international film festival Thursday June 2 through Sunday June 5. All screenings will take place at the Rose Marine Theatre. Visiting actor...