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Film Reviews

Shiny Apple

“Artists lead and hacks ask for a show of hands!” That might just be the most Aaron Sorkin thing that anybody has ever said...

Popcorn and Pancit

The food isn’t the only thing new going on at AMC Grapevine Mills (see: Eats review, pg. 24). The Asian movies have been new...

Bonus Film Review: Crimson Peak

Ever since I heard about the existence of Crimson Peak, I’ve been holding my breath waiting for it. The draw of a horror movie...

Prisoners’ Dilemmas

Steven Spielberg directed Bridge of Spies from a script that was co-written by the Coen brothers. Not so long ago, these filmmakers seemed to...

Street Life

Richard Gere shouldn’t play a homeless person. Let’s just say that off the bat. He gives it a good try in Time Out of...

A Girl Stands Up

We all know the story of Malala Yousafzai, the Pashtun girl from northeastern Pakistan who was shot in the head three years ago this...

Off Keys

I liked Ramin Bahrani’s movies much better when they weren’t about white people. The 40-year-old North Carolina native of Iranian descent began his career...

Leave One Man Behind

Of late, directors the caliber of Christopher Nolan and Brad Bird have made science-fiction spectacles engineered to lift our spirits and turn our faces...

Blunt Force

Emily Blunt is on some kind of tear. We used to think of her as some proper English rose living among unthreatening romantic comedies,...

Bonus Film Reviews

My Film page this week was a casualty of the early deadlines facing our Best of Fort Worth issue. Usually at least one really...