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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...

The Best Documentaries of 2017

The types of documentaries that tend to win awards and appear on lists like this one are films that tackle Big Issues: wars, the...

Jackie: Camelot’s End

As with any subject that has been plumbed endlessly by journalists and historians as well as artists, a movie about the Kennedys needs a...

Beauty and the Beast: Ring My Belle

While in pre-production on La La Land, Damien Chazelle reportedly wanted Emma Watson instead of Emma Stone for the lead role. That now looks...

Odds and Ends

I’m not completely done with the movies of 2017 — the ogres over at Sony Pictures Classics didn’t let me see Loveless and A...

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...

Justice League: Come Together

By now, you've probably heard that in the comic-book world, it was DC Comics who first got the idea to put their superheroes together...

Alien 6: Xenophobia

Well, I went into Alien: Covenant not expecting much, and my expectations were met. After the sense of humor and easy storytelling that marked...

Lady Bird: So Long, Sacramento

The first time I was blown away by Saoirse Ronan, it wasn't by her performance in Atonement, which earned her her first Oscar nomination...

Manchester by the Sea: Fire and Water

Kenneth Lonergan burst onto the scene 16 years ago with his debut film You Can Count on Me, a low-key, sharply observed dramedy that...