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“GasLand” Director Arrested!

Quasi-local film news: Josh Fox, the director of GasLand and a former Weekly profilee, was arrested this morning for trying to film a Congressional...

The Token Meryl Streep Oscar Nomination

Had enough of all the wailing and gnashing of teeth that accompanied last Tuesday’s Oscar nominations? Don’t worry, I’m not going to join them,...

“New Jerusalem” at Stage West

This week’s “Stage” page offers an interview with Garret Storms, the actor who landed the meaty role of 17th century Jewish philosopher Baruch Spinoza...

John Wayne: “Lone Star” Films

This Sunday (Jan 15) at 2pm, the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History will screen the 1934 movie Randy Rides Alone as part of...

The Best Movie Dialogue of 2011

I've done this before, and it's rapidly becoming my favorite blog post of the year: I've compiled this list sampling the best dialogue I...

The Best Lead Performances of 2011

Assembling the photos for this blog post made me painfully aware that there are no actors of color on this list. I'm not happy...

Breakout Talents of 2011’s Movies

Please note that some of the filmmakers and actors who announced their presence in 2011 are included in the other posts citing notable achievements...

The Best Supporting Actors of 2011’s Movies

The list of best lead performances of 2011 is forthcoming. In the meantime, without further ado... Albert Brooks It’s hard to discuss his performance in Drive...

The Top 10 Documentaries of 2011

You’ll note that no documentaries made my list of Top 10 movies this year, but that’s not because this was a bad year for...

The Best Movies of 2001

I was late with this feature last year, so I’m not repeating that slip-up this year. Here, with the added perspective of 10 years,...