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Dee Criminal-ized

American Violet is the sort of movie that Hollywood used to love making. It's a story of racially tinged injustice that lends itself...

Disney’s World

His name "gets attention," said Andrew Disney, a Fort Worth native who's only distantly related to the famous Disneys. "People remember it. It's a...

We’ll Take Manhattan

Reading Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons' graphic novel Watchmen today, it's striking how this 1985 masterpiece has penetrated to the marrow of countless movies,...

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...

WWJCD?

Austin native Julie Powell went to New York in her early 20s to pursue an acting career, but in 2002 she found herself at...

School’s Out

Quam Odunsi was born in Chicago to Nigerian parents and raised mostly in his parents’ homeland. His first feature film, Borland, takes place in a...

The Man in the Fred Suit

The trailers for Fred Claus that showed in theaters last Christmas pitched the movie at adults — the director of Wedding Crashers re-teaming with...

Crash

Perfect Stranger is a ride that gives off some serious warning rattles before its wheels fall off. The movie stars Halle Berry as Rowena...

Company Man

If you want a big-name actor to play a colorless guy with a hole in his soul, Matt Damon is now officially your man....