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Screw You, North Korea! I Saw The Interview.

When last we checked in with The Interview, Sony Pictures had pulled the film from theaters and been roundly criticized for it. Since then,...

The Best Movie Dialogue of 2014

Welcome to the first of several blog posts in which I discuss the year in movies. This year, I’m starting with an annual post...

The Best Movies of 2004

The end of the year is a time to look back, and most movie critics are content to compile a Top 10 list for...

North Korea Ruins My Thursday Evening (Updated)

I was supposed to see The Interview last night. There was a press screening scheduled for the comedy about an assassination plot against Kim...

DFW Film Critics Choose 2014’s Best Movies

This morning, the DFW Film Critics Association announced their awards for the best movies of 2014. I am a member of this group, and...

Bonus Film Review: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I

Here I find myself in the same position I was in with the seventh Harry Potter movie. Like that next-to-last film in a series,...

Lone Star Film Festival Report (Day 5)

The last day of the festival started with the best acting performance I’ve seen, which is saying quite a bit. Timothy Spall is a...

Lone Star Film Festival Report (Day 4)

Disaster struck at that early screening of Winter Sleep that I mentioned in my last post. The LSFF staff found corruption in the files...

Lone Star Film Festival Report (Day 3)

I shifted back to the Modern today after spending yesterday watching movies at AMC Palace. I’m sad to miss two blocks of short films,...

Cinematic Virtuosity

International piano competitions and glitzy film festivals make for interesting bedfellows. The mix seemed uneasy at first but slowly coalesced into a memorable evening...