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A Simple Favor: The Vanishing of Emily

I’ll admit I enjoyed A Simple Favor more than I expected to. That’s probably because I read the Darcey Bell thriller novel that it’s...

Moana: Once on This Island

Moana Voices by Auli’i Cravalho and Dwayne Johnson. Directed by Ron Clements and John Musker. Written by Jared Bush. Rated PG. When Hollywood talks about “diversity,”...

Bohemian Rhapsody: The Show Must Go On

Great movies often have great performances, but I think it must be harder for an actor to give a great performance in the midst...
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Mark Hulme’s Way

A Fort Worth native now based in Dallas, Mark Hulme has spent much of his first 50 or so years building a publishing business....

Screening the World

North Texas’ increasing ethnic diversity is gradually being reflected on the screens of Tarrant County’s multiplexes. AMC Grapevine Mills has done a prosperous business...

This Movie Is Kick-Ass

How do I describe the awesomeness of Kick-Ass? I could say this is the superhero flick that Watchmen desperately wanted to be, but that...

Bonus Film Review: Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk

Unfortunately, the biggest accomplishment of Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk is to draw attention to the Ben Fountain novel that it's based on. That...

Letters to Juliet: Under the Tuscan Suck

Amanda Seyfried is clearly bidding to become America’s romantic-comedy sweetheart, and I’m afraid that she’ll succeed at it. The 24-year-old with the feline eyes...

A Taxi Driver: Korea Cab

If it's August, it must be time for Korean movies. While Hollywood takes its annual breather between the summer blockbusters and the fall prestige...

Personal Shopper: Get Ghost

An award-winner at Cannes last year, Personal Shopper has turned into an excuse for many film critics to re-assess Kristen Stewart and say, “Wow,...