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Film Reviews

American Express

A multiple prize-winner at this past January's Sundance Film Festival, Sin Nombre is a drama that aims for a documentary's texture of real life....

Ellis Doesn’t Live Here Anymore

Ah, the world of Bret Easton Ellis! The opulence! The decadence! The '80s references! The world of beautiful overprivileged degenerates engaging in joyless sex...

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...

Mighty Endeavor

Carlos Aguilar is no stranger to the pages of Fort Worth Weekly. The 43-year-old Fort Worth native was the subject of a cover story...

Da Doo Run Run Ron

A hero complex is an incredibly dangerous quality in someone with no heroic qualities. That's the lesson of the Bush administration, and it's also...

Rinsing Out the Dead

Would I sound too much like a hack if I said the main problem with Sunshine Cleaning was that it was too tidy? I'm...

Spectral Imagery

Adventureland isn't the only movie set in 1987 in our theaters right now. The second one is The Haunting in Connecticut, and even though...

A Walk in the Park

After Greg Mottola's striking 1996 filmmaking debut with his comedy The Daytrippers, moviegoers heard no more from the director until two years ago when...

Prepare for the End (Credits)

The artistic decline of Nicolas Cage isn't news any more, so how about the artistic decline of Alex Proyas? The Egyptian-born, Australian-raised director was...

Creature Feature

Your dose of cartoon escapism for this week: Monsters vs. Aliens. Between my reviews of Coraline last month and Journey to the Center of...