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Four Day Filmmaking

Four Day Weekend Theater in downtown Fort Worth isn’t usually thought of as a place for hardcore cinephiles, yet on a recent afternoon the...

My Name Is Earl

Kevin Costner has been miscast quite often in his career, but perhaps never more disastrously than in the movie out this week, Mr. Brooks....

Family Coup

Four years ago Zhang Yimou made the most expensive film in Chinese history, Hero, with an estimated budget of $30 million. His latest epic, Curse...

Custodial Interference

Saying that The Lookout is a terrific little film may sound patronizing, but it’s actually high praise. To be sure, this film is a...

Walking Wounded

Last week when I reviewed Civic Duty, I referred to the difficulty Hollywood was experiencing when dealing with the Iraq war. Home of the Brave...

Sundance Kid

On a whim a couple of months ago, the 29-year-old Fort Worth native took a short break from his full-time job as a mechanical...

All These Things That I’ve Done

Hollywood is in a no-win situation when it comes to Iraq. (So's the White House, but that's another story.) If they try to make...

Windsor Knot

Honestly, I can’t imagine what British people must feel watching The Queen. The movie evokes the flood tide of emotions that washed over the...

America’s Next Top Murderer

It’s been too long since we had a halfway decent American horror flick that wasn’t a remake. Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie...

French Lessons

The star of The Class, François Bégaudeau isn't a professional actor. He was a school teacher (and former rock musician) in France who became...