Movies
Django-Unchained

Blogging “Django Unchained” (The Tennessee Chapters)

Kristian Lin
Part 1 is here. • In some sheltered rocky campsite on the road to Tennessee, Dr. Schultz is taking his clothes down from a laundry line and putting them back on, while Django eats by a campfire. The doctor asks Django what he...


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Blogging “Django Unchained” (The Texas Chapters)

Kristian Lin
Welcome to my insanely detailed series of posts about Django Unchained, containing all my thoughts and insights on Quentin Tarantino’s Oscar-winning film. Some of you may remember me doing something similar for Black Swan...



A raven is enlisted as a suicide bomber in "Four Lions."

“Four Lions” and the Boston Marathon Attack

Kristian Lin
In the wake of the terrorist attack on the Boston Marathon yesterday, officials at the London Marathon (which is the next major event on the world marathon calendar) have stated that they will run the race as planned, and that ...


David Lowery has projects moving forward in Tinseltown.

Local Filmmaker Updates

Kristian Lin
Things are happening for two filmmakers we’ve profiled before in these pages. For Fort Worth’s Chad Feehan, the horror movie he produced, All the Boys Love Mandy Lane, has been bought up by RadiUs-TWC, a subsidiary ...



Park Chan-wook

Considering Park Chan-wook

Kristian Lin
The widening out of Park Chan-wook’s Stoker into Tarrant County theaters this weekend is a good time to revisit — or acquaint yourself with — the career of this unique filmmaker. He was born in Seoul in 1963, in time to c...


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 ...



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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...


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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...



RIVER PHOENIX.

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...


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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 ...