Posts Tagged ‘lone star film festival’
Michael and Lisa lie on a hotel bed during a brief encounter in Anomalisa.

Masked and Anomalous

The animated Anomalisa vividly illustrates a mid-life crisis.
Kristian Lin
It so happens that this week’s Film page features two movies that played at last November’s Lone Star Film Festival. Carol was the main attraction there, but the closing selection was Anomalisa, a stop-motion animated film ...


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I Live in a Small Town

A Fort Worth filmmaker premieres his debut feature in front of his hometown.
Kristian Lin
I saw Windsor last Sunday during the just-concluded Lone Star Film Festival. Given how much coverage this publication has expended on Fort Worth’s Porter Farrell and his film, it would have been strange for me to be anywhere ...



Charlie Kaufman and Duke Johnson's "Anomalisa" wound up the festival.

LSFF 2015 Report: Day 4

Kristian Lin
The last day of the ninth Lone Star Film Festival opened with T-Rex, Zackary Canepari and Drea Cooper’s documentary about Claressa “T-Rex” Shields, the 17-year-old girl from Flint, Mich., who three years ago b...


LOOK CLOSE AND YOU'LL SEE DOUG SAHM IN THERE, A CLOSER VIEW IS SHOWN BELOW.

The Positive And Negative Of Sir Doug Sahm

Jeff Prince
First-time filmmaker Joe Nick Patoski had a good problem at tonight’s showing of Sir Doug & The Genuine Texas Cosmic Groove — more patrons than seats. A long line had formed well before showtime. Less than half ...



JOANNA KERNS. (photos by Jeff Prince)

Bill Paxton, Joanna Kerns, Malcolm McDowell Offer Hollywood Survival Tips

Jeff Prince
Three famous actors gave similar advice when asked what they would say to fledgling thespians seeking a career in film, TV, and theater. Don’t do it. It’s a trick answer. Those with doubts might take the advice and ...


BILL PAXTON AND ED BASS ON THE RED CARPET. (photos by Jeff Prince)

Lone Star Film Festival Opens In Sundance Square

Jeff Prince
Native son Bill Paxton was as Texas friendly as you’d expect at this evening’s opening of the Ninth Annual Lone Star Film Festival. The star of movies (Alien,Tombstone, Titanic) and television (Big Love, Texas Risin...



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Starred Up

Fort Worth Weekly
This year’s Lone Star Film Festival marks its first under its new management, and we’ll be watching closely to see whether the movies are as good and as hotly anticipated as the ones that the previous directors have brought...


MADELYN DEUTCH AND BARRY CORBIN RUN LINES ON THE SET OF WINDOR LAST SUMMER. (photos by jeff prince)

Windsor Among Movies Slated For Lone Star Film Festival

Jeff Prince
“Folks around here deserve the chance to see Windsor, and the film society can make that happen.” — A line from this recent Static article in Fort Worth Weekly, encouraging the Lone Star Film Festival to inclu...



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Lone Star Film Festival On Track

Jeff Prince
Despite a surprising and last-minute administrative turnover, the Lone Star Film Festival appears to be on pace for its November event. No announcement has been made about which movies will be shown, but that’s coming in ...


Mathews: “We’re going to try to showcase Fort Worth.”  Courtesy Chad Mathews.

Lone Star Film Society: Take 2

With a new director, the annual festival prepares for its national close-up in November.
Jeff Prince
Talk about a dramatic plot twist –– the Lone Star Film Festival is less than four months away, and the organization that oversees the event is topsy-turvy. Most of the small staff at the Lone Star Film Society recently walk...