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Partying with Ed Harris at USA Film Festival

Last Sunday’s screening of Frontera at the 2014 USA Film Festival in Dallas was a candid glimpse into a great film and the world...

Strike Takes ArthouseFW to Surreality

Fort Worth is still waiting for its first indie film theater, but that hasn’t stopped groups like the Lone Star Film Society from programming...

Lone Star Film Screens Eisenstein’s “Strike”

If you have no set Easter plans this Sunday, spend your holiday with the Lone Star Film Society, local musician and Theater Fire member...

Coyote Drive-In, FW Opera Do Musical Ad

A couple of years ago I wrote a “Weekly” blog item sniping about the Dallas Opera broadcasting a performance on the big screen inside...

Bonus Film Review: Veronica Mars Is Smarter Than Me

As was reported in many places (including this blog), the movie version of Veronica Mars made history last year by taking to Kickstarter for...

Will You Love The Wildcatter Exchange? May Be

If you missed the first Woodstock, first Bonnaroo, first ACL fest, and other great cultural "firsts," well, now's your chance to say you were...

The ‘Phibs and The Modern Screen “Coriolanus”

Does watching Shakespeare feel like a civic duty, a noble sacrifice, a homework assignment –– anything but an entertaining experience? Here’s a trade secret:...

Lone Star Film Screens 1982’s “The Thing”

Someone at the Lone Star Film Society has great taste in B-movies. As part of its ArthouseFW series, the Society will screen John Carpenter’s...

Lone Star Film Society Screens “Sunrise”

Since there are so few chances to see expat German director F.W. Murnau’s silent stunner Sunrise (1927) on a big screen, movie fans should...

R.I.P., Philip Seymour Hoffman

Man, I hate heroin addiction so much right now. Imagine that sentence read in the magnificent, deep, rumbling voice of Philip Seymour Hoffman, and...