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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Movies

Movies

Hollywood’s Edna Gladney

Fans of Fort Worth history and classic Hollywood melodramas, take note: Tomorrow afternoon (Tue Apr 19) at 3:45pm, the basic cable channel Turner Classic...

Cover Songs on Movie Soundtracks: A Brief History

I appreciate a good movie soundtrack when I hear one, and in between feeling guilty about failing to mention The Chemical Brothers’ propulsive soundtrack...

“Making the Boys” at Q

Anyone interested in the American theater, gay culture, and the assimilation of gay people into the mainstream (or not) should check out director Crayton Robey’s...

R.I.P., Sidney Lumet

"Good style, to me, is unseen style." The film director Sidney Lumet was quoted as saying so in the New York Times obituary notice...

Exotic Pet Doc at Rave Theaters

When I was in seventh grade, my science teacher kept three fully grown Burmese pythons in the classroom. They were between 10 and 15...

Blogging “Black Swan” (Finale)

I issued a SPOILER WARNING earlier but now seems like a good time to repeat it: ALL THE PLOT DEVELOPMENTS ARE GIVEN AWAY IN...

“The Room” at Ridgmar Tavern

There are two kinds of great bad movies. The first kind is cheap crap turned out by a cynical director to make a quick...

Blogging “Black Swan” (Part 4)

All the sexy stuff is in here, so be advised. Part 1 Part 2 Part 3. • In the aftermath of yet another humiliation at...

Blogging “Black Swan” (Part 3)

I didn't know how many installments there would be of this series when I started out, but now I've decided there will be five....

Blogging “Black Swan” (Part 2)

Part 1 is here. Picking up where we left off… • So Nina is about to enter her apartment, and there’s a brief shot out...