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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...

Lone Star Film Festival Report (Days 1-2)

Hello, and welcome to my first dispatch from the 2014 Lone Star International Film Festival. I had to recuse myself from the opening film...

LSIFF Gets in Iranian Vampire Western

I will be covering the Lone Star International Film Festival on this blog all weekend, but I have an update to pass along to...

Halloween DVD Pick: The Innocents

I was lucky enough to see The Innocents when I was a teenager, and it turned me off horror flicks with faceless slashers running...

Fort Worth Film Festivals Join Forces

Somewhat buried in the Lone Star International Film Festival's recent announcement of its headlining films is the tidbit that this year, the LSIFF has...