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TCU Student Still Feels Cheated

Eric Griffey
Seeing all of the hype surrounding the college football playoff championship game is a bitter pill to swallow for most Texas Christian University students. Count the 20-year-old junior, Ashley Trahan, among them. She was millin...


Concept art of a spaceship from "Jodorowsky's Dune."

The Best Documentaries of 2014

Kristian Lin
Just like last year, I’m putting this list out at an opportune time. My top documentary of the year (and one of my best movies of the year) is currently playing in Dallas, and, as I mentioned on our Night & Day page, it w...



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Fort Worth Owes Thanks To Former Mayor For ESPN Love

Jeff Prince
A former mayor deserves a pat on the back for all the hoopla in downtown Fort Worth this week. ESPN is making Sundance Square its base camp leading up to the College Football National Championship game at AT&T Stadium in Ar...


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College Football Championship Like Second Christmas for Bars

Eric Griffey
The college football playoff championship game in Arlington means big business for Fort Worth, especially for downtown bars. Sundance Square is ground zero for ESPN’s coverage of the big game, which means thousands of people ...



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How To Tell The Difference Between Buckeyes, Ducks Fans

Jeff Prince
The tens of thousands of Ohio and Oregon residents traveling to Tarrant County for the college football championship game on Monday will be flaunting their school colors proudly. However, here’s how to tell the difference...


Scarlett Johansson in "Under the Skin"

The Best Lead Performances of 2014

Kristian Lin
In contrast to my list of best supporting actors this past year, my list of best lead actors is so overwhelmingly male that it’s really rather depressing. Not that I didn’t savor the performances given by the male actors on...



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The Kimbell Screens “The Red Shoes”

JIMMY FOWLER
It’s not exaggerating to say that Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger’s garishly colorful 1948 melodrama The Red Shoes is one of the most influential movies ever made. Its influence is especially important because the fil...


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Cowboys Given New Life

ANTHONY MARIANI
I felt sick. Nauseous. Disgusted. Dirty. I had just watched NFL referees give away a game. To my favorite team. Did the Pittsburgh Steelers deserve to be in the Super Bowl against the Seattle Seahawks in 2005? Absolutely. Could...



DONNA DOUGLAS IN 1967 (courtesy wikipedia)

Off Asides on Dallas Cowboys vs Detroit Lions, Chokers

Jeff Prince
Today’s Off Asides is devoted to Donna Douglas, an early TV crush for young men who grew up watching The Beverly Hillbillies. The sweet but fiery Elly May Clampett is now swimming in that big cement pond in the sky. (Is it wr...


J.K. Simmons in "Whiplash."

The Best Supporting Performances of 2014

Kristian Lin
Just like last year, it seems to me like the supporting actresses got the better roles than their male counterparts. This is true even though good onscreen roles for women in general are dwindling at an alarming rate. Unlike la...