Christina Rees

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  • 16 years ago | Longform

    Brian Fridge doesn't look like he's about to become an art-world celebrity. With his shorn head, thick glasses, and stiff blue blazer, you'd swear he was just another museum security guard. Standing very still, his long-fingered hands clasped low ...

  • 16 years ago | Longform

    If you believe the urban legend, then Amon Carter started it: a bitter rivalry between Dallas and Fort Worth that goes back for generations. Carter is the Fort Worth tycoon who supposedly packed a lunch before traveling to Dallas, just to make sur...

  • 16 years ago | Longform

    The Lower East Side of Manhattan is not exactly a slice of New York known for its cinematic beauty, what with its crowded tenement buildings, grime-baked streets, and indigenous odors of vomit and urine. Yet for a handful of years, it has been the...

  • 16 years ago | Longform

    What follows are brief reviews of some highlights from the Dallas Video Festival, arranged chronologically. The festival runs from Thursday, March 25, through Sunday, March 28, in four different areas--the Electronic Theater, Video Cabaret, Video ...

  • 16 years ago | Longform

    Love 'im or hate 'im, Hal Hartley has invaded the ranks of lauded indie filmmakers with quiet determination. His material--intentionally flat, talky, and existentially "hip"--usually involves urban anti-heroes and -heroines stumbling through moder...

  • 16 years ago | Longform

    Searching for Carrie Fisher may be the best little gem in the festival. Too bad it's buried in the otherwise unremarkable "Love and Obsession" compilation. You may have to sit through some pretty bad selections to get to it, but it's definitely wo...