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Fangs for the Memories

COLE WILLIAMS
**ONLINE EXCLUSIVE** The fourth annual Texas Frightmare Weekend, um, killed at the Sheraton Grand Hotel-DFW the weekend of May 2. There were special guests, like filmmaker Tobe Hooper (Texas Chainsaw Massacre) and actress Linda...


Finding Walter

The partial inspiration for John Goodman’s memorable character from The Big Lebowski isn’t all guns and bowling pins.
Brian Abrams
A lot of non-mainstream comedies have their die-hard fans, but there’s something about The Big Lebowski that, as fancy journalists say, has legs. Hollywood has given us funnier movies.



Capturing Katrina

A local filmmaker’s forthcoming documentary on the storm’s aftermath is apolitical in a political way.
Brian Abrams
David Redmon might be the most earnest documentary filmmaker around. His subject matter is always edgy, he finances all of his projects himself (to avoid any implied or explicit biases and to have complete artistic control), an...


Looking Back in Laughter

A North Texas comic transforms discarded home movies into shtick.
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As modernism and enlightenment continue spreading across the globe and wiping out the old ways of life, a lot of folks still won’t let yesteryear go. (A’hem, that would be you, Dubya, Osama, and the rest of the world’s fu...