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Considering Matthew McConaughey

During the DFW Film Critics Association balloting, I voted for Matthew McConaughey's performance in Killer Joe as one of the best supporting performances of...

DFW Film Critics: “Lincoln” Is Tops

The Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association, of which I am a member, recently voted on the best movies of 2012. Today, they released the...

The Best Movies of 2002

Right, so I haven’t blogged in a while. I’ve been busy running back and forth to Dallas and seeing stuff like Zero Dark Thirty...

LSIFF Report (Day 5)

The last day of the Lone Star Film Festival began with an extraordinary documentary called Leviathan. Directed by Lucien Castaing-Taylor and Véréna Paravel, this...

LSIFF Report (Day 4)

I got a big dose of high culture at LSIFF today, with Shakespeare, free jazz, and opera taking up my movies. Read on: Caesar Must...

LSIFF Report (Day 3)

Much bigger crowds on Friday than the previous two days for LSIFF. This isn’t to be wondered at, with the weekend beckoning. Even Jayne...

LSIFF Report (Days 1-2)

Since I’m the only film writer covering this year’s Lone Star International Film Festival for the Weekly this year, I’m posting my coverage of...

Catching Up With the Classics (Part 2)

Continuing the project that I started a few weeks ago, here are thoughts on more of the canonical films that eluded me until now....

Lena Dunham Gives Right-Wingers Female Trouble

When writing a post like this, I become very much aware that there are no women writing regularly on this blog, now that Betty...

T-Rex Lived On Noah’s Ark: Film Recaps Texas Textbook Battle

Okay, today we'll start class with a pop quiz: What do hip-hop, evolution and Thomas Jefferson all have in common? Answer: They were all stricken...