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We Cover the LSIFF

The fourth Lone Star International Film Festival starts up tonight, and you can tune into our coverage at our blog. I'll be blogging about...

Criterion Finally Releases “Antichrist”

Criterion Collection has just released the art house “movie event” of the fall DVD season: Antichrist, 2009’s loved and loathed Cannes Festival sensation from...

You Must Be Weird or You Wouldn’t Be Here

Local filmmaker Giles McCrary has produced and directed a documentary about one of the most storied clubs in all of Texas: The Cellar. You...

“Ticked-Off” DVD Release Party

If you missed our August cover story on the controversy over the locally filmed “transploitation” thriller Ticked-Off Trannies With Knives, here ‘tis again. Writer-director...

No More Supernatural Latinos!

Here's a movie trend that needs to go away. I just got back from seeing Paranormal Activity 2, the prequel to last year's sleeper...

Future Art Films at 1455 W. Magnolia

Some of you have no doubt been following Citizen Theater, James Johnston and Amy McNutt's longstanding project to found a Fort Worth movie theater...

“Hack, Hack, Sweet Has-Been”

I’ve always thought that in horror/suspense flicks, women are more interesting as psycho killers than men. It's empowering -- in a trashy pop culture way –...

Save Our Schools, Superman

I had a lot of thoughts about the film Waiting for "Superman" that I couldn't get into this week's Film Shorts. This documentary an...

“Jackass 3D” Gives MPAA the Willies

  The blabosphere is all worked up over the fact that the upcoming Jackass 3D earned its R rating primarily for “male nudity” –...

Hilliard, Mosley on “The Other Side”

This week’s ”Arts” page explores the ongoing creative collaboration between filmmakers-UTA grads Justin Hilliard and Frank Mosley. The Other Side of Paradise, Hilliard’s 2009...