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Kristian Lin

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Steve Carell and Steve Buscemi have a magical face-off with Jim Carrey in The Incredible Burt Wonderstone.

Wonderstone, Oz: Lesser Wizards

One of the earliest filmmakers, Georges Meliès, started out as a magician, so it’s really no surprise that filmmakers have long felt an affinity...

Night & Day

WED ▪ 6 UNT Symphony Orchestra plays this evening with the school’s Concerto Competition winners. Seven pieces of music will be heard in all, including...
Matthew Fox and Eriko Hatsune pursue an ill-starred wartime romance in Emperor.

Emperor: Occupy Japan

What is it about Japan that inspires Western filmmakers to make such boring dramas about the place? You could say that Westerners don’t understand...
Nicole Leigh Jones steps off a train in this Grapevine-filmed scene in "Shroud."

David Jetre Unveils Shroud

“We didn’t want to sell when we were desperate,” said Denton native David Jetre about his debut film, Shroud. The supernatural Western wrapped in...

Jesse Holley at the Movies

North Texas sports fans who are no longer anticipating the movie about Josh Hamilton can now count down the days to another sports biopic:...

Van Cliburn Finalists Announced

A few hours ago, the Van Cliburn Foundation e-mailed a list of the 30 pianists who have been selected to perform in this summer's...

R.I.P., Van Cliburn

The world is now resounding with the sad news out of Fort Worth. This morning, the Van Cliburn Foundation announced the death of the...
"A Place at the Table" opens Friday in Dallas.

Film Shorts

OPENING: A Place at the Table (PG) Kristi Jacobson and Lori Silverbush’s documentary examines the problem of American schoolchildren who don’t have enough food. (Opens...
San Antonio mayor Julián Castro.

Night & Day

WED ▪ 27 San Antonio mayor Julián Castro gave the keynote address at the Democratic National Convention last summer, occupying the same slot that Barack...
Nicholas Hoult scales unimagined heights in Jack the Giant Slayer.

Jacked Up

I went to Jack the Giant Slayer to find out what the hell happened to Bryan Singer. Ten years ago, he was one of...