Posts Tagged ‘openings’
"The Call" opens Friday.

Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: The Call (R) Halle Berry stars in this thriller as a 911 operator who becomes obsessed with stopping a serial killer whom she has encountered in the past. Also with Abigail Breslin, Morris Chestnut, Michael Eklund, Dav...


"A Place at the Table" opens Friday in Dallas.

Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: A Place at the Table (PG) Kristi Jacobson and Lori Silverbush’s documentary examines the problem of American schoolchildren who don’t have enough food. (Opens Friday in Dallas) The Bitter Buddha (NR) Steven Feinart...



Nicholas Hoult scales unimagined heights in Jack the Giant Slayer.

Jacked Up

Bryan Singer comes back with this smarter-than-usual fairy tale movie.
KRISTIAN LIN
I went to Jack the Giant Slayer to find out what the hell happened to Bryan Singer. Ten years ago, he was one of Hollywood’s hottest directors, after breaking through with the ingenious The Usual Suspects (1995) and then scor...


Dark Skies opens Friday.

Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: Dark Skies (PG-13) This horror film by Scott Stewart (Priest, Legion) is about a suburban family who suspect they’re being targeted by alien abductors. Starring Keri Russell, Josh Hamilton, Dakota Goyo, Kadan Rockett...



The Playroom opens Friday in Dallas.

Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENINGS: The Playroom (NR) This Dallas-filmed drama stars John Hawkes and Molly Parker as alcoholic parents who carry on a night of drinking in their home while their children tell stories in the attic. Also with Olivia Harris...


Linda Lucia Santana’s “Rebozos”

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WoCA Projects
GALLERY
The only Fort Worth gallery devoted especially to present-day female artists of color is WoCA Projects, which unveils its inaugural show this weekend, showcasing works by Linda Lucia Santana, Desha Dauchan, and Joy Ude. The ope...



Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters opens Friday.

Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters (R) Tommy Wirkola (Dead Snow) directs this fantasy starring Jeremy Renner and Gemma Arterton as grown-up versions of the fairy-tale siblings, who now travel the world exterminating wi...


Mama opens Friday.

Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: Mama (PG-13) Jessica Chastain stars in this horror flick as a woman whose husband (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) takes in his two feral nieces (Megan Charpentier and Isabelle Nélisse) after they’re discovered living alone ...



Arnold Schwarzenegger and Johnny Knoxville handle a big-ass gun in The Last Stand.

Last Stand: Defending the Border

Ah-nuld’s return to the big screen makes him look past it.
KRISTIAN LIN
With the release of The Last Stand this week, a Korean wave finally reaches our shores. Much the way a trio of talented and mutually supportive Mexican filmmakers shook up Hollywood some 10 years ago, three South Korean directo...


Zero Dark Thirty opens Friday in Dallas.

Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: Zero Dark Thirty (R) Kathryn Bigelow’s thriller about the manhunt for Osama bin Laden. Starring Jessica Chastain, Jason Clarke, Jennifer Ehle, Kyle Chandler, Mark Strong, Édgar Ramírez, Joel Edgerton, Chris Pratt, ...