Posts Tagged ‘filmmaker’
Bryan Wilson strides into the Fort Worth Weekly building yesterday wearing a crisp suit and tie, calm as a church mouse, articulate and engaging. I halfway expected him to come barreling through the glass doors, sending shards ...
A Fort Worth filmmaker looks to make the leap to features.
Five months ago, Fort Worth Weekly mentioned Brett Bentman in a feature story about local filmmakers (“Grappling With the Glitz Machine,” Nov. 5). At that time, the 33-year-old New Jersey transplant was operating on four-fi...
Three whales trapped in ice; moviegoers trapped in sentimentality.
Last fall we saw the release of Steven Soderbergh’s Contagion, a terrific thriller that took in a single event (a global pandemic) from the points of view of a wide array of characters affected by it. The cuddlier and well-in...
Fort Worth filmmaker James Johnston is getting a lot of buzz for his new short, Knife: A Portrait of Revenge. After the Weekly wrote a cover story on him, (“Cool Customer,” June 1, 2011), he popped up in a New York Times st...
UTA’s current art show is appropriately called Introductions, featuring works in various media by three new assistant professors who are on tenure track.
At this point, Pedro Almodóvar truly seems incapable of making a bad movie. I can’t think of any other great filmmaker working today about whom I can say that. Who would have figured on that in the early 1990s, when Almo...
George W. Bush is out of office. Healthcare reform is on track to be enacted. So what do you do if you’re Michael Moore? You take on the whole gosh-darned system, as we can see in his latest essay film, Capitalism: A Love...
We’re now far enough into the spring semester that collegiate theater departments have had time to rehearse and stage their new plays. Texas Wesleyan came out with its Benjamin Franklin play last week, and now most of the oth...
The name of Dallas filmmaker Israel Luna’s new feature is R U Invited?: Five Guys & a Sex Party, and it’s about, well, guess.