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R.I.P., Andrzej Wajda

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R.I.P., Alan Rickman

I remember the first time I saw Die Hard, there was one scene in particular that impressed me. It was when Alan Rickman's terrorist...

Candy Clark Says Goodbye To Old Pal David Bowie

Hearing the news of David Bowie’s death on Sunday made me think of actress Candy Clark, who grew up in Fort Worth, graduated from...

The Best Movie Moments of 2015

I saw more than 300 new movies in 2015. That’s well ahead of my usual quota for a 12-month period, by something like 10...

The Best Movies of 2005

I think it was Slate’s Dana Stevens who said that any critic would have to be a masochist to go back and look over...

The Best Lead Performances of 2015

Time now for the best headlining star turns I saw this year. I’m glad to report that the gender-equity pendulum swung back in 2015...

The Best Supporting Performances of 2015

Here’s the first batch of acting awards I’m handing out for this year. You may be wondering where Rooney Mara is. I’m not including...

The Best Movie Dialogue of 2015

This is my annual post about the year’s best movie dialogue, and 2015 brought so much good writing that I couldn’t find room for...

The Best Filmmaking Debuts of 2015

Welcome to the first in what will be many blog posts about the movies of 2015. I’m starting with the directors whose debuts made...

DFW Film Critics Choose Best Films of 2015

In an awards season where no film has taken a clear front-runner status, the DFW Film Critics Association picked its list of this year's...

Bonus Film Review: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2

We come to the end of the Hunger Games saga with The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2. The last book of Suzanne Collins’ trilogy...