Posts Tagged ‘film’

Third Reel

Big Ticket
The third Lone Star International Film Festival kicks off this weekend, and festivalgoers will be seeking something to match the awards buzz of 2007′s Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead, the crowd-pleasing tendency ...

The Weekly’s LSIFF Blog

Weekly bloggers
Read the Weekly’s coverage of the third annual Lone Star International Film Festival here!

Film Short

OPENING: The Box (PG-13) Richard Kelly (Donnie Darko) adapts Richard Matheson’s short story “Button, Button” about a financially strapped couple (Cameron Diaz and James Marsden) offered a chance at $1 million ...

I Taped an Alien

If The Fourth Kind had come out next spring, we could have dismissed it as a Johnny-come-lately rip-off of Paranormal Activity. Coming out now, this alien-abduction flick will likely receive a fairer hearing because writer-dire...

Local Films Shine

Fort Worth’s historic Como neighborhood has been a source of great stories for decades, and now it’s the subject of a short independent documentary by the local husband-and-wife team of Carl and Betsy Crum.

Night and Day

WED ? 28 UNT’s Fem Flicks series continues with Miss Navajo, a documentary about a beauty pageant for the Native American tribe. The director, Billy Luther, is himself the grandson of a former Miss Navajo. The pageant has...

Film Shorts

OPENING: The Canyon (R) Eion Bailey and Yvonne Strahovski star in this thriller as a couple who get lost while taking a mule tour of the Grand Canyon. Also with Will Patton. (Opens Friday in Dallas)


I’m not ashamed to say it: A Serious Man confused the hell out of me. Most confusing movies are that way because they’re poorly made, but this one is incredibly well made. (One expects nothing less from the Coen bro...

Captain Kitty

Film can be a transformative experience. After all, if not for pulp serials, George Lucas might have ended up as a hot-rod mechanic. In the case of twentysomething local filmmaker Aron Cho, also known as Captain Kitty, comic bo...

Through a Lens, Gladly

The kiss between the young man and woman was sweet – a friendly peck, really. But it didn’t sound right. Needed more smack. The actors weren’t around anymore; filming had wrapped up months ago, and they’...