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Art Corridor II, TCC Southeast Campus
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The boring moments that come to all of us in our everyday lives are the subject of Note to Self, a show by Danny Haslett and Adam Werner that takes its inspiration from the mundane. The opening reception is on Thursday.


One Day: Same Time Next Year

The book is so much better than this bland romance.
KRISTIAN LIN
The term “sophomore jinx” doesn’t apply to One Day, because this isn’t the second film for director Lone Scherfig. This isn’t even her second film in English, in fact. Still, it feels like the sophomore jinx has bitte...



Bravos to the Brave Ones

Static
It’s always nice to see folks get the recognition due them, and Static gets to let loose a double-barreled rendition this week.  


The Beast of Old Age

By the time you realize retirement is a farce, it may be too late.
E.R. BILLS
I had a strange, unsettling thought about retirement the other day. I’ve had half an eye cast over the recent French strikes regarding an increase in the retirement age and half an ear tuned to what French citizens are saying...



Mother and Child: Missing Girls

Oh, mama! This fragmented adoption drama is reheated stuff.
KRISTIAN LIN
Rodrigo García makes his living as a director of episodes of TV shows such as In Treatment and Six Feet Under. However, the son of the famed Colombian novelist Gabriel García Márquez spends his spare time making quiet, low-k...


GasLand Drills for Answers

A Pennsylvania filmmaker visits North Texas to get the dirt on gas drilling.
DAN MCGRAW
In December 2008, live-theater producer and filmmaker Josh Fox (his 2008 film, Memorial Day, was based on the Abu Ghraib prison scandal) was approached by several landmen who wanted him to sign a deal to lease mineral rights fo...



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Fort Worth native Matt Clark lives and works in London, which explains the title of his current series of abstract acrylic-on-wood paintings. He had an exhibition in Dallas back in January, and now his work can be seen here at ...


James Gill’s “Marilyn Study”

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Pop Art lives again at Milan Gallery. The downtown venue hosts a show of paintings by James Gill, a contemporary of Andy Warhol’s. The San Angelo-based Gill has been in seclusion for several decades, but now he’s pr...



Aliens in America

A character actor’s showcase role isn’t enough to fill out the small-scaled The Visitor.
Kristian Lin
Richard Jenkins is one of those actors you’ve probably seen several times without his name sticking in your memory.


Delysia of Grandeur

Amy Adams works her charm once again in this frothy British period piece.
Kristian Lin
So we’re all in love with Amy Adams now. And why not? She’s lovable.