Akira Kurosawa

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2010

    Past, Present and Future to Officially Collide at Tonight's Texas Theatre Ribbon-Cutting

    ​If you need me this evening I'll be at the Texas Theatre for the ribbon-cutting ceremony that officially marks the re-opening of the Oak Cliff landmark. Scissors come out at 5, and it should be an intriguing shindig: Not only will Mayor Tom Leppert and council member Delia Jasso be there, but als ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2010

    Hamburger on New Year's Eve? Neil, That Is.

    ​Patrick's forthcoming with pictures and words from the downtown blow-em-ups this morning, as Big Bob Jeffress and Mayor Tom held hands and made First Baptist go boom, but first, this just in from the Texas Theatre: Love-him-or-hate-him Neil Hamburger's been booked into the joint for what it's cal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2010

    Indie Filmmakers Take Over Texas Theatre Promising a Mix of the Classic and New-Fangled

    ​The original announcement came back in May: The Texas Theatre, threatened by the wrecking ball as recently as the mid-'90s, was on the road to recovery as a revival house -- a much-needed, much-welcomed addition to the local cinemascape. At present, the Texas is closed for much-needed, much-welco ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2009

    Guillermo Arriaga on Cinema, Art and How "Masturbation is a Metaphor for Isolation"

    As he took the podium before more than 100 fans and aspiring writers at the University of North Texas on Saturday, the author of Amores Perros, 21 Grams and Babel was surprised by the turnout. "Wow," said Guillermo Arriaga, surveying the packed room at UNT's Gateway Center. "When they told me 9 a.m. ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 3, 2008

    Midnight Magnificent

    Seven stars light up the Inwood's screen

  • Calendar

    August 9, 2007


    The Modern screens foreign classics

  • Home Entertainment

    January 25, 2007
  • Film

    July 1, 2004

    Strife Is Beautiful

    Yes, it's another waning-samurai film, but this one is brilliant

  • Film

    December 4, 2003

    White Dork Down

    Silly Caucasian boy Tom Cruise likes to play with Samurai swords

  • Calendar

    April 10, 2003

    The Magnificent Dozen

    Akira Kurosawa,Seven Samurai and a Drunken Angel walk into a movie theater

  • Film

    January 2, 2003

    Old News

    Reissues dominated, but an international crop of films yielded some good harvest

  • Film

    March 28, 2002

    Looking East

    The Asian Film Festival of Dallas offers up some exotic entries

  • Film

    December 28, 2000

    Just Good Enough

    A great 1999 made it just a decent 2000 in theaters

  • Culture

    May 4, 2000

    The final cut

    DVDs pull back the curtain on the movies, but do you really want to see the Wizard?

  • Film

    November 4, 1999

    Gods almighty

    Princess Mononoke is beautiful, but is she worth the wait?

  • Film

    September 23, 1999

    Drink up

    Better off dead? The Minus Man thinks so.

  • Calendar

    June 3, 1999

    Night & Day

    June 3 - 9, 1999

  • Film

    January 28, 1999

    Asian invasion

    As the Hong Kong movie industry collapses, scads of Chinese filmmakers and actors are landing big jobs in Hollywood

  • Film

    December 17, 1998

    Soul of the matter

    Shohei Imamura fishes in troubled waters in The Eel

  • Film

    June 26, 1997

    Twin towers

    Travolta and Cage reveal Face/Off is more than skin-deep

  • Film

    February 20, 1997

    Full Force

    The Empire Strikes Back betters the original

  • Film

    September 12, 1996

    Ad nauseam

    There are no technicolor yawns in the slick bulimia thriller 301 302

  • Culture

    May 23, 1996

    Reality bites

    Tales takes a misty mountain hop through the truth

  • Film

    October 5, 1995

    Beautiful nightmare

    The Mystery of Rampo dives into the dark heart of a troubled master

  • News

    December 8, 1994

    En garde!

    A chain-mail grab bag of great movie blades