On Friday (the 13th) I went to see David Cronenberg's The Brood at Texas Theatre. Arriving thirty minutes early seems like an unnecessary precaution. The place was sparsely populated save for a few regulars, some employees, and two DJs -- Gabe and Gavin G -- set up in a corner. Still, it was a welco ... More >>
Shouldn't the making of Psycho be more interesting?
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 >>
We last spoke with Maria Munoz-Blanco, director of the city's Office of Cultural Affairs, about the Majestic Theatre in mid-May -- just as Dallas Summer Musicals Management Group was opting not to renew its contract to manage the 89-year-old city landmark, given a $1 million loss since taking it ... More >>
OK, so the time of year specifically celebrating ritual turkey slaughter has come and gone and we're all the groggier for it.However, it's Monday now, and the time has come to shake off that holiday feeling and wade back into the everyday weekday life. And what better way to do that than with video ... More >>
See Whodunnit at Theatre Three
Insert your "you lookin' at me" joke, if that is how you roll. The Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin has a remarkable collection of film-related memorabilia -- everything from David Selznick's archives to Robert De Niro's taxi-driver's license. And today comes word that during ... More >>
See Hitchcock's classic in Plano
With Hitchcock in its rear window, bland voyeur thriller does its best not to perturb(ia)
See 13 at the Modern
Robert Froehner tickles the antennas
Raise some funds for the Kinkster's keepers
Boring game play mars Marvel Nemesis: Rise of the Imperfects.
Brad and Angelina are out to kill each other. You may want a piece of them, too.
Stars and students take the stage
You saw Paycheck last year...don'cha remember?
David Bates becomes a Legend
Take your gaggle, bevy or fleet to Bird Bonanza
Murder by Numbers yields neither mystery nor thrills in the sum of its parts
A great 1999 made it just a decent 2000 in theaters
How the twist ending left M. Night Shyamalan twisting in the breeze
Theatre Three returns to The Happy Time, when men were men and drunks were funny
Turn on and tune in to the Dallas Video Festival
De Palma went to Mars, and all he brought us was this messy movie
A newly polished Rear Window remains a joy to peer though
Bats; Body Shots; Five Wives, Three Secretaries and Me
Gus Van Sant's re-Psycho'd Hitchcock classic is a little dated, but not without fresh blood
October 22 - 28, 1998
We don't like any of these people-- and the movie's ugly too
How Alfred Hitchcock wove his disturbing thriller into a landscape--and how a pair of obsessive archivists brought it back to luminescent life
Real time movies like Nick of Time are the clever antithesis of real cinema