Posts Tagged ‘movies’
OPENING: Afghan Star (NR) Havana Marking’s documentary about the contestants who risk their lives to perform in an American Idol-style TV show in Afghanistan. (Opens Friday in Dallas)
Rob Williams is not related to the British pop singer Robbie Williams, though some people do confuse the two of them. “I get phone calls for him all the time,” said the TCU graduate who now lives in the Los Angeles ...
If you’ve been involved with the FW music and film scene during the last 15 years or so (especially the Ridglea), you probably know Melissa Kirkendall. She’s been a business owner/booker/manager/filmmaker/artistic director ...
This loyal “Blotch” blogger craves trashy escapism as much as anyone. Did you catch last weekend’s HBO movie premiere of the sloppy, candy-colored “Grey Gardens,” starring a bald, high-kicking Drew Barrymore as Little...
The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth takes a two-week break from screening current independent films to make room for Still Moving: Classic Films from MoMA.
Marijuana makes you mellow, so movies about people who smoke lots of marijuana usually try to be mellow.
Is it true? Did Talladega Nights really come out only two summers ago? It seems like ages, mainly because Will Ferrell has starred in so many other movies since then.
Director Tom Kalin’s epic family drama Savage Grace is hitched — wisely and successfully — to a single star.
Movies about very rich, very unhappy families – genre classics such as Ordinary People and Sidney Lumet’s version of Long Day’s Journey into Night – offer us working-class filmgoers a chance to indulge a...
Two Mexicans and one father drive this low-budget, high-powered drama.
Christopher Zalla’s first feature filmmaking effort screened at Sundance in 2007 under the title Padre Nuestro, where it became the first Spanish-language film to win the festival’s grand jury prize.
The new Hulk isn’t incredible, but it shows some modest improvement.
Welcome to Hollywood in the 21st century, a time and place where a film doesn’t need any fans to spawn a sequel.