Posts Tagged ‘sean’
Young men dominate fantasy worlds in three films currently out.
Whether it’s some sort of backlash, the inevitable byproduct of a male-dominated system, or just a coincidence, our multiplexes are currently being overrun by fantasy adventure films with young men at the heart. Next mont...
Longtime Texas newsman and Fort Worth native Sam Kinch Jr. wanted no flowers, just his own frank obit.
Sam Kinch Jr., among the finest Texas political reporters ever, died Feb. 1. On Feb. 18, he would have been 71. Sam earned a reputation during his 40-year career for tenacious journalism, working on behind-the-scenes stories th...
The Fort Worth company inaugurates its new space with an original production.
When Richard Blake joined Pantagleize Theatre as managing director last fall, he told co-founder and artistic director Violet O’Valle that he intended to find the tiny company a permanent home. Pantagleize had been staging it...
Conservatives like to complain (not without some basis) about how Hollywood frequently portrays them in a negative light. I hereby point out that just about every character in The Blind Side, including the heroes of the story, ...
Cinematic inventors and pioneers were trying to make their medium three-dimensional as far back as the 1890s, but it wasn’t until 1952 that Hollywood embraced 3-D filmmaking as one of several technical innovations that wo...
Sean Penn’s Into the Wild sure runs long, but it never seems big enough.
In a fitful and fitfully effective sidelight as a director, Sean Penn has been trying to make Jon Krakauer’s book Into the Wild into a film ever since its publication in 1996.