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Cal’s State: Crazy, Stupid, Love.

Not so long ago, a movie like Crazy, Stupid, Love. would have been released at the height of Oscar season and touted for awards....

A Widow Needs A Little Help

Steve Carell isn’t the only star of TV’s The Office with a movie out this week. Jenna Fischer charmed millions of viewers portraying the...

Che C’è? The Double Hour

The Italian film The Double Hour finally secured its release in American movie theaters last year. That’s when the buzz started building among cinephiles...

Pooh Lightness

Well, here’s an unfortunate case of hitting the marketplace at the wrong time. No doubt the folks at Disney thought they’d counter-program by putting...

Harry’s End

Ladies and gentlemen, this is the end of the line. The Hogwarts Express has reached its final destination. Please make sure to gather up...

Sauceda Rocks Out

For his first feature film, The Fandango Sisters, José Juan Sauceda shot his rock music drama at various Fort Worth locations (Rose Marine Theatre,...

The Tree of Life: Pictures at an Exhibition

The fifth film in 38 years by reclusive Texas auteur Terrence Malick is The Tree of Life, the polarizing film that drew boos and...

Cowboy Up With Buck

Buck is a close study about a horseman and his methods, so no wonder it has widened out beyond the specialty art-house theaters here...

A Better Life, Mi Hijo

I remember watching Gregory Nava’s drama El Norte for my high-school Spanish class. I thought about that film while I was watching A Better...

Transformers: Cock-Eyed Optimus

Hey, I’m back! I know. I missed the second Transformers movie. Sorry, everyone. But I’m here now to write about the third installment, Transformers:...