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Authors Posts by Kristian Lin

Kristian Lin

2008 POSTS 8 COMMENTS

Art of Self-Defense: Komical Karatekas

There have been comedies about martial arts, but I can’t recall a previous one about how a master’s demand for loyalty and discipline, abetted...

Film Shorts

OPENING  Apollo 11 (G) A handy companion piece to First Man. Todd Douglas Miller’s documentary tells the story of the space program that put astronauts...

Gail Williamson Cope’s “Bear Spotting”

Donna Howell Sickles spent three years as the president of American Women Artists, and she juries the annual exhibition of VAST members at UNT...

The Lion Bores

OK, I’m trying here. I’m trying really, really hard to see the point of the Lion King remake (beyond the obvious point, which is...

Merce Me

To appreciate what a force Merce Cunningham was in his time, just look at everyone he collaborated with: composers such as John Cage, Conlon...

Night & Day

Wednesday 17 – It’s getting to be that time of the baseball season, when teams stare down the trading deadline and decide whether to load...

Film Shorts

OPENING  Armstrong (NR) David Fairhead’s documentary profiles the first astronaut to set foot on the Moon. Narrated by Harrison Ford. (Opens Friday in Dallas) Bethany Hamilton:...

Stubefying

I suppose when I beat the drum for more films with lead actors of Asian descent, I mean something like Stuber, a generic action-comedy...

Night & Day

Wednesday 10 – The Met is broadcasting summer reruns of its past operas at select movie theaters, so now’s the time to catch their...

Love Is Scary

Gothic fiction came into great vogue among the English-reading public in the late 18th century, thanks to novels such as Horace Walpole’s The Castle...