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Kristian Lin

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Gosh Dune It

Frank Herbert’s epic science-fiction Dune saga was made into a film by David Lynch in 1984, which boasted a superb look but completely failed in...

Film Shorts // October 20-26, 2021

OPENING   Becoming Cousteau (PG-13) This documentary by Liz Garbus (All In: The Fight for Democracy) profiles the undersea explorer and environmentalist Jacques Cousteau. (Opens Friday) De...

Rescue: The Ascent

If you need a documentary to lift your spirits, The Rescue is your best bet in theaters right now. Maybe you remember the news...

Film Shorts // October 13-19, 2021

OPENING   Bergman Island (R) Tim Roth and Vicky Krieps star in this drama as a couple taking a vacation together on a Swedish island. Also...

Squid Game: Ready Player 456

Netflix surely didn’t anticipate Squid Game becoming its biggest hit ever as an original series, as the Korean series hit the streaming service last month with...

Film Shorts // October 6-12, 2021

OPENING   American Insurrection (R) Not a movie about the January 6 coup attempt, this science-fiction thriller is set in a dystopian future America where the...

Lamb Shank

How many Icelandic films have you watched? I haven’t seen that many, and it’s kinda my job. I can’t say what Icelandic cinema is...

Fort Worth’s Royal Painters

When you’re not a North Texas native, you hear the name “Gentling” with a hard initial “g” bandied around the art scene without it...

No Time to Die: His Last Mission

So, I jumped the gun six years ago when I reviewed Spectre and said it was Daniel Craig’s last go-round as James Bond. God help...

Titane: I Am Titanium

Man, every time I think I’ve seen the weirdest movie of 2021, something else comes along. Titane opens in quite a few theaters this...