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Film Reviews

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...

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...

Fences: American Family

While Denzel Washington has undoubtedly been one of the great actors of our time, his efforts as a director have been no more than...

Passengers: Wake-Up Call

Like La La Land, the deluxe yet minimalist space opera Passengers brings together a simple concept, an Oscar-nominated director, and two of American cinema’s...

Bonus Film Review: Sing

An animated musical for the holidays, Sing suffers from coming out the same weekend as a much better live-action musical. Even if we didn't...

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...

Rogue One: Suicide Squad

At the risk of boasting, back when Disney and Lucasfilm announced the plot of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, I sniffed out how...

La La Land: Dancing With the Stars

A movie that can blow the doors off the theater, La La Land is set in the present day, but in every other respect,...

Smart Sloane

Sometimes, my job is easy. Take Miss Sloane, for example. This movie sets Jessica Chastain in the middle of a House of Cards-style political...

Justin Sherburn Sets the Score

Born in Fort Worth 42 years ago, Justin Sherburn may be based out of Austin now, but he still has fond memories of the...