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The Best Supporting Performances of 2013

Continuing my recap of the year in movies, here are the best supporting performances I saw in 2013. Usually the men get the better...

The Best Movie Moments of 2013

Welcome to my list of the greatest moments in the movies of 2013. I don’t do this list every year, but this year I...

DFW Film Critics: “12 Years a Slave” Is Year’s Best Film

The Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association announced the results of their annual poll this morning, and 12 Years a Slave took the prize as...

LSFF Report (Day 4)

The festival’s last day began with Blood Brother, Steve Hoover’s documentary about his lifelong best friend Robin “Rocky” Braat, who sold all his possessions...

LSFF Report (Day 3)

As always, Saturday turned out to be the busiest day for the festival. The winner of the Jury Prize at this year’s Cannes Film...

LSFF Report (Day 2)

I should mention that the Lone Star Film Society is starting up a new series called Arthouse FW that will be showing classic films...

LSFF Report (Day 1)

The seventh Lone Star Film Festival opened with the year’s most enthralling documentary, Tim’s Vermeer, which held a packed house — and me as...

Blockbuster Goes Bust

About 20 years ago, Jay Leno joked on The Tonight Show about a mooted idea for a national identity card. "We already have one,"...

Further Thoughts on “12 Years a Slave”

As is so often the case with great films, I had more thoughts about 12 Years a Slave than I could get into my...

Oscar-Nominated Actress Candy Clark Revisits Trimble Tech

Fort Worth's Candy Clark couldn't wait to skip town when she was a teenager in 1965 and freshly graduated from Fort Worth Technical High...