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Bill Paxton, Joanna Kerns, Malcolm McDowell Offer Hollywood Survival Tips

Three famous actors gave similar advice when asked what they would say to fledgling thespians seeking a career in film, TV, and theater. Don't do...

Lone Star Film Festival Opens In Sundance Square

Native son Bill Paxton was as Texas friendly as you'd expect at this evening's opening of the Ninth Annual Lone Star Film Festival. The...

Bonus Film Review: Crimson Peak

Ever since I heard about the existence of Crimson Peak, I’ve been holding my breath waiting for it. The draw of a horror movie...

Bonus Film Reviews

My Film page this week was a casualty of the early deadlines facing our Best of Fort Worth issue. Usually at least one really...

An Appreciation of Satoshi Kon

This post was originally published on August 25, 2010 on the occasion of Satoshi Kon's death and is reprinted below in advance of the...

DVD Review: The Last Five Years

With Jason Robert Brown in town for the TCU Festival of American Song, I feel like now’s as good a time as any to...

Directors Leave Lone Star Film Society (Updated)

Shock waves rumble across the Fort Worth cultural scene as Lone Star Film Society director Alec Jhangiani and marketing managing director Ramtin Nikzad resigned...

News Roundup: June 11, 2015

R.I.P., Ornette Coleman From New York comes the sad news that jazz legend and Fort Worth native Ornette Coleman has died at the age of...

News Roundup: June 4, 2015

Oh, Balls Some significant news dropped about Andrew Disney. The filmmaker relocated to Austin a few years back, but he remains a Fort Worth native...

Bonus Film Review: Mad Max: Fury Road

Mad Max: Fury Road is enough to make Furious 7 look sedate by comparison. There, I wrote it. That lead sentence is probably somewhat...