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With mannequins in the background, Tim Jenison preps his life-size replica of Vermeer's "The Music Lesson" in Tim's Vermeer.

Beautiful Obsession

Catherine Martin’s duds for The Great Gatsby are in the running for the Oscar for Best Costume Design.

Oscar’s Hidden Gold

Kang Dong-won cuts a terrifying figure in Kundo: Age of the Rampant.

End-of-Summer Roundup

Christian Bale ponders the end of Batman in The Dark Knight Rises.

Dark Knight Rises: Bane Capital

Film Reviews

Film Reviews

The Comedian: Laugh Lines

Funny people are delightful to be around, but professionally funny people can be exhausting. They turn every conversation into a wisecrack, a pun, an...

L.A. Lawless

The uneven career of Jack Black has had some delirious highs (The School of Rock) and gruesome lows (Gulliver’s Travels), but this comic actor...

Break-in Breakout

Even though Edward Furlong has been a working actor for 16 years, the star of Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Detroit Rock City, and Pecker...

Celluloid Dreams

"I ask my students about their dreams," said Greg Mansur, who teaches filmmaking at Texas Christian University. "They think it's silly at first, but...

Dear John Letter

In this current phase of Al Pacino’s career, when he’s playing broken-down old men with no one to blame but themselves for being broken...

Strange Animal

If I’d known that The Host was opening in Grapevine as well as Dallas last week, I would have reviewed it on time. I couldn’t...

The Top 10

As 2016 draws to a close, we must say farewell to the Fort Worth Weekly Film page. This article is its last official hurrah...

The Help: Maid in Mississippi

When Kathryn Stockett’s debut novel The Help became a huge popular success in 2009, Hollywood studios immediately rushed in with offers to have A-list...

Dragon Tattoo: I Love Playing with Fire

It’s not every week that a Swedish novelist who’s been dead for six years makes the cover of Entertainment Weekly. Such is the engrossing...
Pierce Gagnon, Zach Braff, and Joey King emerge from a wig shop with their latest purchase in Wish I Was Here.

Tears in Tinseltown

I hated Garden State when it came out. I detested its cutesy preciousness, its 10-cent spiritual wisdom, its general air of being pleased with...