Movies
BARRY CORBIN AND JOE STEVENS DISCUSS A SCENE ON A HOT AFTERNOON IN GAINESVILLE (Photo by Jeff Prince)

Final Thoughts on Windsor, Barry Corbin, Joe Stevens & Co.

Jeff Prince
The ol’ notebook is about emptied out, the camera card is picked clean, and my buzz is finally subsiding after visiting the set of Windsor earlier this month (“A Script For Texas,” Sept. 17, 2014). If you’d ...


SONNY CARL DAVIS (Photo via Sonny Carl's Facebook page and Sun Radio)

Sonny Carl Davis on Windsor, Alamo, Evil Bong, Willie Nelson

Jeff Prince
Sometime back in the early 1990s I stumbled across Last Night at the Alamo (1983), an obscure black-and-white film directed by the tortured Texas maverick Eagle Pennell. For years I’d pull the VHS tape out at perfect times an...



THIS WEEK'S COVER SHOT BEFORE IT WAS CROPPED AND ADORNED WITH OUR MASTHEAD AND HEADLINES (Photo by Jeff Prince)

Quinn Shephard On Windsor, Texas, Twang, Jersey Shore

Jeff Prince
Texans don’t know what to think of New Yorkers half the time. That TV commercial wasn’t far off the mark, the one where a Texan discovers his hot sauce is made in New York City and says, “New York City!?!?!? Get a rope....


NICK KRAUSE ON THE SET OF WINDSOR (Photo by Jeff Prince)

Nick Krause On Hollywood, Austin, George Clooney, Madelyn Deutch

Jeff Prince
People warned me that watching a movie being shot is like watching sap run down a tree. However, what they described as slow, methodical, and boring turned out be interesting and even enthralling to me. Movies kick ass. This we...



Julio Cedillo and Eva Longoria star in "Frontera."

“Frontera” Opens in Dallas This Weekend

Kristian Lin
Earlier this summer, Edward Brown and I co-wrote a feature story about Fort Worth-based actor Julio Cedillo that was pegged to Frontera, in which he plays an unsavory coyote who smuggles a Mexican woman (Eva Longoria) over the ...


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“Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime” at The Modern

JIMMY FOWLER
Right now we’re in that frustrating transitional phase from summer to fall that Texans know all too well: It’s still hot and humid, but Labor Day is over and the official start of autumn is less than three weeks away. It’...



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Lone Star Film Society Screens “The Lodger”

JIMMY FOWLER
The Lone Star Film Society is presenting an orgy of great Hitchcock flicks this weekend, and my pick of the litter would be Hitch’s gloriously creepy 1927 silent thriller The Lodger. It screens 1:30pm Sun Aug 31 at The Modern...


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R.I.P., Robin Williams

Kristian Lin
I was at the advance screening of The Giver last night that featured red-carpet interviews with the film’s stars, and Jeff Bridges burst into tears as he mentioned a dear friend he had lost. That was how I learned that Ro...



(Courtesy U.S. Navy)

Nanu Nanu, Bye Bye Robin Williams

Jeff Prince
Robin Williams splashed colorfully — literally — into pop culture in 1978 as Mork, wearing a bright red alien suit with a silver upside-down triangle on front. Once he met Mindy and became acclimated to his Earthly ...


Song Kang-ho

Considering Song Kang-ho

Kristian Lin
In my review of Snowpiercer, I called Song Kang-ho one of the world’s greatest actors, but I didn’t have the space to go into that remark. Unless you watch Korean movies, you probably don’t even know who he is. If you fit...