Movies

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...



Fish Porn at The Modern

Jimmy Fowler
The world can be divided into two groups of people – those who think fishing is the dullest experience ever to be misnamed a sport, and those who believe it is a gateway to higher (if smellier) forms of consciousness. The Lon...


More Fun With “Bridesmaids”

Kristian Lin
My fellow movie critics, both male and female, seem to be in step with me in finding Bridesmaids to be hilarious, but as usual with great movies, I had many more thoughts than would fit in my review of the movie. (I linked to O...



“St. Nick” at Modern Tonight

Kristian Lin
There wasn’t room to include this bit of news in my Night & Day column this week, but there are a couple of movie events going on today in North Texas. Dallas’ Texas Theatre is showing Restrepo by the late Tim ...


FW Actor Barry Corbin Gets Some Dallas Love

Jeff Prince
You don’t fully realize how prolific, talented, and funny Fort Worth actor Barry Corbin is until you see clips of his many film and TV performances strung together in a video tribute like the one shown this weekend at the...



Shirley She’ll Smile

Jimmy Fowler
There are plenty of reasons to catch “An Evening With Shirley MacLaine,” the actress’s live retrospective on her six decade career happening at Bass Hall 8pm Saturday (Apr 30). Of course, the 76 year old performer is extr...


R.I.P., Tim Hetherington

Kristian Lin
War reporters sign on for their jobs knowing that they might be killed in the line of duty. That doesn’t make it any easier to write up the obituary when a good one goes down. Yesterday, Tim Hetherington was killed (along...



Hollywood’s Edna Gladney

Jimmy Fowler
Fans of Fort Worth history and classic Hollywood melodramas, take note: Tomorrow afternoon (Tue Apr 19) at 3:45pm, the basic cable channel Turner Classic Movies will screen Blossoms in the Dust (1941), a very glossy Technicolor...


Cover Songs on Movie Soundtracks: A Brief History

Kristian Lin
I appreciate a good movie soundtrack when I hear one, and in between feeling guilty about failing to mention The Chemical Brothers’ propulsive soundtrack to Hanna in my review of the film, I’ve been listening to the Sucker ...