Posts Tagged ‘shorts’
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Let’s Stryng Along

Two North Texas filmmakers show their short film at Cannes.
KRISTIAN LIN
They make an interesting study in contrasts, the short-haired, clean shaven, jocular Geoff McGee and the long-haired, bearded, studious Derek Presley. Still, these Dallas natives share an easy friendship full of jokes, shared r...


A Miracle in Spanish Harlem opens Friday in Dallas.

Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: A Miracle in Spanish Harlem (PG) Luis Antonio Ramos stars in this Christmas film as a widower with a failing business who finds himself in need of a miracle. Also with Kate del Castillo, Adrian Martinez, Andre Royo, Pr...



Blue Jasmine opens Friday.

Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: Blue Jasmine (R) One of the greatest performances of Cate Blanchett’s career enlivens Woody Allen’s weak rewriting of A Streetcar Named Desire. Blanchett plays a Wall Street trophy wife who moves in with her sister...


A Royal Affair opens Friday.

Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: A Royal Affair (R) Based on 18th-century Danish history, Nikolaj Arcel’s drama is about a German doctor (Mads Mikkelsen) and an English-born queen (Alicia Vikander) who push her insane husband King Christian VII (Mik...



CAN THE T PLEASE BAN THESE, TOO? YUCK.

Saggy Pants Are Just the Start

Jimmy Fowler
Are you better off now than you were one year ago? If so, you can probably credit that vague sense of well-being to the Fort Worth Transportation Authority’s ban on wearers of saggy pants, which took effect in late May of 201...


Chernobyl Diaries opens Friday.

Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: Chernobyl Diaries (R) Jesse McCartney stars in this horror film as one of six tourists who hire a local tour guide (Dmitri Diatchenko) to take them to a Ukrainian city abandoned after the nuclear plant’s meltdown. Al...



American Reunion opens Friday

Film Shorts

KRISTIAN LIN
OPENING: American Reunion (R) Jon Hurwitz and Hayden Schlossberg (the Harold and Kumar movies) take over the series, as the whole gang from American Pie returns for their class reunion. Starring Jason Biggs, Seann William Scott...


Boxers for a Cause

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Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past couple of months, you probably know that Fort Worth City Council member Joel Burns has become a YouTube sensation and a spokesperson for the national “It Gets Better” ca...