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Oxfordians = Class Snobs

The literary world is in a predictable tizzy about this week's release of Anonymous, a movie that purports to argue the point of view...

“Searching for Sonny”: Playing Near (and Far From) You

We've written about Andrew Disney, and we've even given him awards, but if you're in Austin this weekend, you can finally see what the...

Considering Anna Faris

I spent Saturday watching Anna Faris host a pretty good episode of Saturday Night Live that she didn’t contribute much to. Coming on the...

“Footloose”: Actor by Actor

Chris Penn and Kevin Bacon, 1984 Miles Teller and Kenny Wormald, 2011 I wanted to compare and contrast the actors playing the same roles in each...

Indie Film Seeks Interns

The producers of a Christopher Guest-style comic mockumentary called Wonder Kids will be filming at various locations in Fort Worth and Dallas Oct 13-19....

Fort Worth Director Impresses

This week’s “Screen” page features an interview with Fort Worth filmmaker Cameron Bruce Nelson, who had three terrific short works debut this year: In...

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...