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Kristian Lin

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Cliburn at Whiskey Ranch: Joyce Yang

Usually when I listen to classical music, I’m sitting in a concert hall in my business casual attire at a minimum. Last night’s Cliburn...

Film Shorts // July 28-August 3, 2021

OPENING   Ishq: Not a Love Story (NR) This Telugu-language remake of a 2019 Malayalam romantic thriller stars Teja Sajja, Priya Prakash Varrier, and Ravindra Vijay....

Green Knight: Headless Horseman

I’ve previously aired my issues with British color-blind casting, but it’s doing one good thing: It’s turning Dev Patel into an unstoppable force. The...

Stillwater : Marseillaise

Last week, we had a movie about a straight, working-class father struggling to deal with his child’s homosexuality. This week comes another one, though...

Film Shorts // July 21-27, 2021

OPENING   Bo Burnham: Inside (NR) The standup comic directs himself performing a one-man show on various sets during the pandemic. (Opens Friday) Midnight in the Switchgrass...

Long Ways From Home

Pride Month was last month, but it’s this week that two movies about gay people reach our theaters. We start with I Carry You...

We Are Lady Parts: Rock and Allah

A story with a point of view that you haven’t heard before is one thing, but when it’s expressed with so much confidence, that...

Pig in the City

I have here a movie called Pig, a suspense thriller in which the stringy-haired protagonist stares into space and says, “Who has my pig?”...

Buddha Shiva Lotus Dragon

The Kimbell Art Museum’s summer exhibit made me wish that I knew more about the intricacies of ceramics and metalworking. It’d sure be nice...

Film Shorts // July 14-20, 2021

OPENING   El Cuartito (NR) Marcos Carnevale’s dramedy is about a group of five strangers detained by immigration authorities while traveling to Puerto Rico. Starring Claribel...