Lone Star Film Festival Wrap-Up

Lone Star Film Festival Report (Day 3)

Lone Star Film Festival Report (Days 1-2)

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Notes From the Modern Cinema Festival

Christopher Kelly's Modern Cinema: Great Movies You Haven't Heard of … Yet festival just concluded, and as usual, I found some of his picks...

“Taking Tiger Mountain” in Dallas

We don't usually concern ourselves with Dallas events here at Blotch, but this is worth checking out. Taking Tiger Mountain, a 1983 independent film...

Ron Washington Is in “Moneyball”!

I didn't have room in my review of Moneyball to include this tidbit, but the Rangers' current manager turns up as a character in...

DVD Review: “Meek’s Cutoff”

About halfway through Meek’s Cutoff, 19th-century Oregon settler Emily Tetherow (Michelle Williams) is gathering firewood. One of a small party traveling on the Oregon...

Considering Kenneth Branagh

Thor comes out on DVD today, and even though I liked the film when I reviewed it last May, I found it to be...

Rick Perry Reviews Aren’t Great

The Stepford Wives grin...George W. Bush bluster...Rush Limbaugh insensitivity...Cliff Clavin world insight...it was there for all to see. Rick Perry made his national TV splash...

“Happy Poet” at The Modern

I haven’t seen writer-director Paul Gordon’s wry little indie comedy The Happy Poet (2010), but the reviews make it sound marvelous. Gordon stars as...

Eddie Murphy to Host Oscars

The news dropped this morning that Eddie Murphy will host next February's Academy Awards ceremony, and the entire Twitternetinterwebversethingy lit up. Great pick, says...

Thoughts on the Prices of Movie Tickets

We moan about how the ticket prices at our movie theaters are constantly going up, but let's face it: They’re still a bargain compared...

How Long, Fall Weather, How Long?

Today is the first day of September, and that means I’m done with the brutal summer of 2011. The fall season doesn’t officially begin...