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Free Jafar Panahi!

Terrible news from Iran, as filmmaker Jafar Panahi has been sentenced to six years in prison and banned from making movies for the next...

R.I.P., Isao Takahata

From overseas comes the sad but not unexpected news that Japanese anime director Isao Takahata has died at the age of 82. As all...

The Amon Carter Screens “Vertigo”

It was never a secret that Alfred Hitchcock had a less than healthy fixation on many of the young, blond, beautiful actresses that he...

The Stones in Fort Worth

The legendary 1973 concert film Ladies & Gentlemen… The Rolling Stones was recently released on DVD to rave reviews. Critics are declaring it perhaps...

R.I.P., John Barry

While I was writing up my Milton Babbitt obituary earlier, another composer also passed away this past weekend. John Barry, who penned dozens of...

Merry “Black Christmas”

As the yuletide draws near, my heart turns to… slasher flicks! Seriously, if you want a creepy diversion from holiday festivities that manages to...

DFW Film Critics Pick Best Movies of 2017

This past Monday was the deadline for voting for the DFW Film Critics Association (of which yours truly is a member) regarding the best...

“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...

“Ticked-Off Trannies” Invade Fort Worth

A tip o’ the hat to Q Cinema, Fort Worth’s LGBT film forum, for the recently announced decision to give Dallas filmmaker Israel Luna’s...

NRA, Obama Attack Movie Violence

The national gun debate has officially gotten surreal: President Obama and the National Rifle Association agree on something. At a news conference earlier today,...