Lone Star Film Festival Wrap-Up

Lone Star Film Festival Report (Day 3)

Lone Star Film Festival Report (Days 1-2)

R.I.P., Andrzej Wajda

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Local Artist Scores River Phoenix’s Last Movie

James Michael Taylor is not “going Hollywood,” as the old saying goes –– he’s much too cantankerous and outspoken for anyplace other than Fort...

Happy Birthday, Gene Kelly

If you attended the screening of Singin' in the Rain last Wednesday, you know that 2012 not only marks the 60th anniversary of that...

R.I.P., Tony Scott

Movie fans take a moment today to absorb the news that director and producer Tony Scott ended his own life yesterday by jumping off...

Four Obituary Notices

A number of people whose work has caught my interest over the years have passed away recently, and while I let a couple of...

“Sight & Sound” Crowns New Greatest Film Ever

So everybody in the film world is buzzing about Sight & Sound’s new poll of the greatest films ever, which the British publication has...

DVD Review: “Jiro Dreams of Sushi”

I’m a sucker for documentaries about food, so even if I hadn’t started eating sushi on a regular basis recently, I’d still be fascinated...

Further Thoughts on Batman

WARNING: MULTIPLE SPOILERS AHEAD Because of deadlines, I only had one hour to write up my review of The Dark Knight Rises last week. I...

DVD Review: “Margaret”

I missed Kenneth Lonergan's Margaret during the one week it played at the Angelika in Dallas last fall, and I never received one of...

Chris Kelly Leaves the Field to Me

I remember being irritated the first time I read Christopher Kelly's film criticism. I had just recently taken over the equivalent job at the...

It’s a Big Mark Duplass Weekend!

This is a banner weekend for Mark Duplass in North Texas. This weekend sees Safety Not Guaranteed (in which he stars) opening in Grapevine,...