Posts Tagged ‘camera’
MSNBC.com put the case of the spying principal on its web site today, and Fort Worth is feeling the love, and by love I mean scorn, confusion, amusement, indignation, disgust, and derision. Wayside Middle School Principal Wende...
Young men dominate fantasy worlds in three films currently out.
Whether it’s some sort of backlash, the inevitable byproduct of a male-dominated system, or just a coincidence, our multiplexes are currently being overrun by fantasy adventure films with young men at the heart. Next mont...
This “found-footage” fright about a secret NASA mission comes close to frightening but doesn’t land.
The “found-footage” subgenre of horror movies is pretty hit and miss. For every The Last Exorcism, there’s a Diary of the Dead (sorry, Romero fans). Still, the conceit can provide an interesting setup for a well-made movi...
This hip-hop documentary is like butter.
A Tribe Called Quest came along in the early 1990s, when hip-hop music was dominated by murderously petty feuds and aggressive braggadocio. In this environment, Tribe’s socially conscious brand of rap stood ...
Fort Worth Weekly’s numerous stories during the early days of natural gas exploration in the Barnett Shale played a prominent role in research by Pennsylvania film director Josh Fox, whose documentary Gasland won a jury prize...
Writer-director Oren Peli’s Paranormal Activity has been labeled “the next Blair Witch Project” – meaning, essentially, horror’s new runaway phenomenon – and judging from audience reactions a...
The seniors in the documentary Young@Heart are never too old to learn new songs.
If you saw the Rolling Stones’ concert film Shine a Light and were impressed by the energy of those sexagenarian band members, you should check out another concert film released this week that’s about an even older ...
A touring photo exhibit perplexes, while the 817′s two major dance companies generate some ka-ching.
Filmmaker David H. Hickey is an oddity in these parts — he generally avoids making movies about dead teenagers.
The human race nears its end in the remorseless sci-fi thriller Children of Men.
Two years ago, Alfonso Cuarón directed a luminous adaptation of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban and revitalized a movie series that might otherwise have died prematurely.