The great Iranian director lost a home but gained a planet.
the whale [trailer] from Jaime Chapin on Vimeo.Back in the fall of 2010, a group of senior film students at the University of North Texas wrote, shot and directed The Whale, a hauntingly beautiful short feature about a little boy, a wretchedly abusive family, and the transcendent power of imaginatio ... More >>
You better watch out.
Some of our notables showed great courage this year, others are simply notorious, but all 10 had a big impact in 2011.
Photo by Patrick MichelsAfter 10 long years of maybes, doubtfuls and dunnos, it would appear that The Dallas Buyer's Club, the true-life tale of Ron Woodroof, is closer to becoming a big-screen reality: Relativity Media today issued a press release announcing that co-producer Robbie Brenner is sh ... More >>
Dallas Film SocietyFrom left: James Faust, a Fresh Prince and Michael Cain at Cannes in 2008A little while ago, the Dallas Film Society -- which operates the Dallas International Film Festival, also known as The Film Festival Formerly Known as AFI Dallas International -- announced some changes at ... More >>
The Modern calls The Class to order
Reflecting its moment, Cannes 2008 takes a decidedly serious tone
Director Courtney Hunt, accepting the Grand Jury Prize in the U.S. Dramatic Competition from Quentin Tarantino for her film Frozen River PARK CITY, Utah -- As the 2008 Sundance Film Festival drew to a close with a bizarrely country-and-western-themed awards ceremony hosted by William H. Macy, a jury ... More >>
The top movies of 2007
Health, in life and film, dominates Cannes
Our one-man jury bestows honors on the best of Cannes 2007.
Tom Kalin's Cannes comeback.
A street hustler sells his child, then fights to undo his mistake
Pssst, wanna see a movie that isn't out yet...legally?
From Palestine comes an absurdist look at life under Intifada
The brutal, brilliant City of God takes us inside Rio de Janeiro's urban decay
Two soldiers are stranded in No Man's Land, where no one wins
A beautiful film from Iran explores beauty both physical and spiritual
Drummers of West Africa bring the roots of rock to Fort Worth
Shohei Imamura fishes in troubled waters in The Eel