Film

Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING:The Limits of Control (R) Jim Jarmusch’s latest film stars Isaach de BankolĂ© as a criminal who delivers mysterious suitcases to various destinations around the world. Also with Tilda Swinton, John Hurt, Gael Garc...


Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: Is Anybody There? (PG-13) John Crowley (Intermission, Boy A) directs this drama about a morbid 10-year-old English boy (Bill Milner) who befriends a retired magician (Michael Caine), the newest resident in the nursing ...



Mala Day

KRISTIAN LIN
The latest and certainly the least of the recent 3-D movies, Battle for Terra is directed by Canadian animator Aristomenis Tsirbas, based on an award-winning short film that he made six years ago. The latter’s computer an...


Wedding Carol

KRISTIAN LIN
What can be done with Matthew McConaughey at this point? Back at the beginning of his acting career, in Dazed and Confused, he played a character who bragged about getting older while his girlfriends stayed the same age.



Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: Earth (G) Alastair Fothergill and Mike Linfield’s documentary about the impact of global warming on polar bears, humpback whales, cranes, and African elephants. (Opens Wednesday)


American Express

KRISTIAN LIN
A multiple prize-winner at this past January’s Sundance Film Festival, Sin Nombre is a drama that aims for a documentary’s texture of real life. It takes place on an arduous train journey that many Central American ...



Ellis Doesn’t Live Here Anymore

KRISTIAN LIN
Ah, the world of Bret Easton Ellis! The opulence! The decadence! The ’80s references! The world of beautiful overprivileged degenerates engaging in joyless sex amid piles and piles of cocaine! Ya gotta love it!


Dee Criminal-ized

KRISTIAN LIN
American Violet is the sort of movie that Hollywood used to love making. It’s a story of racially tinged injustice that lends itself to the sight of heroic, downtrodden African-Americans and their enlightened white friend...



Mighty Endeavor

KRISTIAN LIN
Carlos Aguilar is no stranger to the pages of Fort Worth Weekly. The 43-year-old Fort Worth native was the subject of a cover story (“McHood,” June 30, 2004) about the inventive design of his house. Before that, he ...


Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: Crank: High Voltage (R) Jason Statham’s character returns from the dead for this sequel as a man who must electrocute himself once every hour or die … again. Also with Amy Smart, Clifton Collins Jr., Bai Li...