Posts Tagged ‘events’
Leslie Mann and Paul Rudd face the middle of their lives in This Is 40.

Spawn of Knocked Up

Judd Apatow’s fingerprints are all over this week’s comedies.
KRISTIAN LIN
On the one hand, Judd Apatow may just be the defining comic genius of our generation. As a producer, he has discovered and nurtured so many talented actors, writers, and directors that his influence is to be found in places as ...


A Royal Affair plays at the Modern, Fri-Sun.

Ribbons and Reels

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KinoMonda closes out the fall semester with an uplifting movie for the holiday season. The Women on the 6th Floor is about an uptight Parisian couple whose hearts grow a couple of sizes when they get to know the Spanish maids w...



Half Moon screens at 6:30pm at TCU, Sid Richardson Bldg Wednesday.

Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 12 Iranian filmmaker Bahman Ghobadi has long been obsessed with capturing the bewilderingly diverse music of his country on film, as he did in his 2010 film No One Knows About Persian Cats. His 2006 effort Half Moon, li...


There’s only one way to settle this issue: dance-fight!

Mistletoes

Texas Ballet Theater’s new Nutcracker rocks.
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The holidays took on a warm, fuzzy glow with the opening of Texas Ballet Theater’s glorious new production of The Nutcracker in Bass Performance Hall last weekend. A gift from the now-defunct Ballet Florida of West Palm Beach...



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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 21 Despite its name, the Quad Cities area is a cluster of five towns located on either side of the Iowa-Illinois border. This is where the Quad City Mallards hail from, and they are new to the Central Hockey League, so ...


Jacob Lawrence’s Panel No. 59 will be the topic of discussion, Tue.

Tuesday Talks

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A whole string of interesting lectures are being given this Tuesday, and some astute scheduling will allow you to attend more than one of them. TCU art history professor Mark Thistlethwaite continues his lecture series American...



Born on a Sunday runs thru Fri at Hays Theatre.

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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 14 Local playwright T.J. Walsh wrote a play about 19th-century Swedish playwright August Strindberg and his tumultuous problems with mental illness, unorthodox religious beliefs, state censorship, and relationships with...


The Addams Family is on stage beginning Wednesday at Dallas Fair Park.

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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 3 Appropriately enough for the Halloween season, Dallas Summer Musicals is putting on The Addams Family, the Broadway musical based on the 1960s TV show. A solid hit despite mixed reviews when it premiered in 2010, the ...



Ranch women are honored in Hard Twist at the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame.

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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 23 The phrase “hard twist” refers both to a short knot that’s extremely difficult to break and to a short, compact person with the same durable qualities. You’ll find that in spades in Hard Twist: Western Ranch ...


See the 1927 film "Wings", the first ever to win the Academy Award for Best Picture, on Wednesday.

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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ▪ 16 Back in the early days of cinema, special effects were nonexistent, so when shooting a film about World War I pilots, filmmakers had no choice but to send their actors up in real planes and film them. (Something to p...