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Kristian Lin

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Rita Moreno, Sparks: Behind the Music

This week, the main new things at the multiplex are two documentaries about two very different musical careers and the ups and downs they’ve...

Fort Worth Vaqueros Report (The Goose Egg Edition)

I missed the Vaqueros’ Chisholm Cup games against Denton, though I didn’t miss any wins, since Fort Worth still has yet to win a...

Film Shorts // June 9-15, 2021

OPENING   Censor (NR) Niamh Algar stars in this British horror film as a movie censor who starts to lose track of reality while investigating her...

In the Heights: Dream a Little Dream

Previously, we had a big, splashy musical film for Spanish speakers. It was called Coco, and it was good. However, that was set in...

Shiva Baby: Danielle in the Lion’s Den

Whenever you think that Jewish humor is tapped out, someone else comes along and hauls something new up out of the mine. Shiva Baby...

12 Mighty Orphans

In Twelve Mighty Orphans, author Jim Dent writes of football coach Harvey “Rusty” Russell arriving at the Fort Worth Masonic Home for Orphans in...

97 West’s Free Range

The chairs at 97 West Kitchen & Bar all have leather and hide backings. The paneling underneath the bar has hide on it, too....

Spirit Untamed: Even Cowgirls Give the Blues

Back in 2002, I saw Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron and then more-or-less instantly forgot everything about it except for Bryan Adams singing (which...

Film Shorts // June 2-8, 2021

OPENING   The Carnivores (NR) This drama stars Lindsay Burdge and Tallie Medel as a lesbian couple whose marriage starts to come apart under the strain...

Film Shorts // May 26 – June 1, 2021

OPENING   American Traitor: The Trial of Axis Sally (R) This drama is based on the real-life trial of the radio broadcaster (Meadow Williams) who broadcast...