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Kristian Lin

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Breakout Talents of 2010’s Movies

Notice that the title of my post doesn’t say “breakout stars,” like some other similar lists do. That’s because my list includes filmmakers as...

The Best Documentary Films of 2010

Just as I did last year, I start off my cinematic blog posts with a list of the year’s best documentaries. Back in August,...

Free Jafar Panahi!

Terrible news from Iran, as filmmaker Jafar Panahi has been sentenced to six years in prison and banned from making movies for the next...

“Glee” Auditions in Fort Worth

Are you a teenager, or do you look like one? Do you want to be on Glee? Can you carry a tune? Start your...

Stephen Sondheim Finishes the Hat

I spent parts of the past month reading over Stephen Sondheim's book of published song lyrics, entitled Finishing the Hat: Collected Lyrics (1954-1981) with...

R.I.P., Blake Edwards

One of Oklahoma's greatest gifts to the moviegoing world is dead. Yesterday, director Blake Edwards passed away at the age of 88. That name...

Further Notes From the “Inception”

I got the DVD of Inception a couple of weeks ago, and I've been obsessively re-watching it. Indeed, this is one movie that seems...

Amber Heard Is Gay! (Yay!)

Looks like I have a new name to add to my list of Not Straight Actors. Over the weekend, Hollywood actress and Austin native...

U.S.A. Robbed of World Cup 2022

This is filthy. World soccer's governing body, FIFA, shocked the world today when it announced the hosts of World Cups 2018 and 2022. The...

R.I.P., Leslie Nielsen

As you've probably heard by now, the 84-year-old actor died yesterday. I don't really have that much to add to the many online tributes...