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Quvenzhané Wallis faces down an extinct creature in the Louisiana bayou in Beasts of the Southern Wild.

Animal Kingdom

The wildly original Beasts of the Southern Wild comes to Grapevine this week toting a host of critical hosannas and an eye-catching haul of...
Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn, Jonah Hill, and Richard Ayoade star in "The Watch" opening Friday.

Film Shorts

OPENING: The Watch (R) Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn, Jonah Hill, and Richard Ayoade star in this comedy as overzealous neighborhood watchmen who are forced to...
Emily Blunt and Rosemarie DeWitt have a heart-to-heart in Your Sister’s Sister.

Your Sister’s Sister: Cabin in the Woods

I’d like to take a minute to introduce you to one of the more significant emerging talents in independent film right now. Lynn Shelton...
Ryan Guzman (front) and company use an office tower lobby as a dance venue in "Step Up Revolution."

Step Up: Flash Dance

For all the talk about how 3D has changed action thrillers and inflated box-office totals, one thing we haven’t seen yet is musicals putting...
Neil Young Journeys opens Friday.

Film Shorts

OPENING: Neil Young Journeys (PG) Jonathan Demme’s concert film of the rock star’s return to Toronto in May 2011. (Opens Friday in Dallas) NOW PLAYING: The Amazing...
Christian Bale ponders the end of Batman in The Dark Knight Rises.

Dark Knight Rises: Bane Capital

If The Dark Knight Rises is truly Christopher Nolan’s last Batman film, this is a hell of a way for the series to go...
Jon Keeyes on the set of Phobia.

Catching Up with Keeyes

Jon Keeyes featured regularly in the pages of Fort Worth Weekly in the mid-2000s as a filmmaker whose locally made slasher flicks such as...
Drunkboat opens Friday

Film Shorts

OPENING: Drunkboat (R) Bob Meyer’s coming-of-age drama stars Jacob Zachar as a teenager who tries to buy a boat from a con man (John Goodman)...
Alec Baldwin looks on (or does he?) as Ellen Page and Jesse Eisenberg make out in To Rome With Love.

Woody Goes To Rome

Set in the Eternal City, Woody Allen’s latest comedy, To Rome With Love, is a ragged but not unenjoyable piece that feels like something...
Ice Age: Continental Drift

A Fourth Ice Age

If you buy a ticket to see Ice Age: Continental Drift, you will see a lovely, clever, surprisingly moving animated film that ends in...