Elvis Mitchell

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2011

    John Lithgow, Peter Weller to Q&A After Very Special Screening of Buckaroo Banzai

    Lithgow and Weller, together again​Like I said a few weeks ago: John Lithgow's coming to town November 18 for a Very Special Event courtesy the Dallas Film Society, which will take place at the Hall of State with Elvis Mitchell moderating the Q&A. And, like I said a few weeks ago, the Dallas F ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2011

    Dallas Film Society's Art of Film Event Returns to Hall of State, This Time WIth John Lithgow

    Might we see Buckaroo Bonzai on the big screen when John Lithgow comes to town next month? Maybe so, maybe so.​Last year's inaugural Art of Film event at the Hall of State was quite the wingding as the great Elvis Mitchell and Robert Duvall informally, thoughtfully and quite giddily chatted about ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2010

    Get Whoa, or: That Robert Duvall Cloning Experiment Did Not Go As Planned

    Stephen Masker​Friday night's Robert Duvall speaking engagement at Hall of State went down swell: He and Elvis Mitchell bantered cheerily for an hour about stage and screen in front of an audience that included Mayor Tom, other city officials and various well-heeled arts patrons and Dallas Film So ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2010

    If You'd Like to Get Low With Robert Duvall Saturday Morning, You'd Best Hustle

    Robert Duvall will introduce Get Low at a screening at the Cinemark 17 Saturday morning.​Last month we mentioned: Robert Duvall's in town Friday night for a Dallas Film Society fund-raiser at the Hall of State, during which he'll be Q&A'd by Elvis Mitchell. But say you didn't have the $250 to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2010

    The Dallas Film Society Combines Two of My Favorites: Robert Duvall and the Hall of State

    ​Technically, it's three of my favorite things, since Robert Duvall's November 19 appearance at the Hall of State in Fair Park will be a chitchat moderated by one of my dearest friends, Elvis Mitchell, former Star-Telegram and New York Times film critic-turned-At the Movies co-critic. That's neith ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2009

    Like You Needed It, One More Reason Why Charley Pride Should Be Your Hero

    CharleyPride.comFrom the recording sessions of the still-unreleased album Willie, Jimmy and CharleyLast we saw Charley Pride he was the high point of my friend Elvis Mitchell's made-for-HBO documentary The Black List, Vol. 2. But this morning in a brief concert preview, the Edmonton Journal provides ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2009

    As Ever, the Pride of Dallas. Now, on HBO.

    Mentioned a couple of months back that Elvis Mitchell was in town interviewing T.D. Jakes for his talkumentary The Black List: Volume Two, a sequel to last year's star-studded Volume One that aired on HBO following its Sundance bow. Volume Two debuts on February 26 -- and it'll actually contain two ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2008

    Adding T.D. Jakes and Race to the Debate Over Sexuality and Religion

    Bishop T.D. Jakes My old friend Elvis Mitchell was in town on Friday, conducting an interview for a sequel to his 2008 star-studded documentary The Black List: Volume One, bought by HBO shortly before making its Sundance Film Festival in January. There will be two locals in the follow-up, which debu ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 27, 2008
  • Film

    March 27, 2008
  • Blogs

    March 11, 2008

    In the Waiting Line

    No doubt, a thousand other bloggers will provide you with a far better photo of Mark Cuban, on stage at left, and Michael Eisner, speaking today at SXSW. A true South by Southwest film fest first: a waiting line to get into a panel. Course, this was the Mark Cuban-Michael Eisner panel, which just le ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2008
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    January 18, 2008

    Hollywood on Ice

    Brendan Gleeson and Colin Farrell are stuck In Bruges, which kicked off Sundance last night. PARK CITY, Utah -- The Sundance Film Festival hadn't even officially begun Thursday when word circulated through the 4-below Park City climes that the Directors Guild of America had reached a tentative, thre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2007

    Hip-Hop Hooray for Ghostbar...Not.

    We imagine David Faustino looked a little like this Wednesday night when told he needed to fork over a thou just to get into Ghostbar. Hey, Grimes, looks like while you can get into Ghostbar, Treach from Naughty By Nature ain't so fortunate -- if that's what you call it. Ran into a coupla AFI filmma ... More >>

  • Film

    August 4, 2005

    Trip to Bountiful

    Oh, the talent given us at this year's remarkable Dallas Video Festival

  • Culture

    March 25, 2004

    No More Wussies

    Or, why Tom Hanks isn't Steve Guttenberg

  • News

    February 15, 2001

    The Sundance Kidder

    With his own movie in tow, Dallas' indie-film guru goes to Robert Redford's festival, falls in love with the First-Timer, and embraces the hype

  • Culture

    October 19, 2000

    The Man of Many Face

    Christopher Guest takes his comedy very, very seriously

  • News

    July 20, 2000


    True crit; Rock on

  • Music

    October 29, 1998

    He'll be there

    Willie Hutch wrote one of the greatest songs ever, but he ain't done yet

  • Music

    April 4, 1996

    Fight for a King

    Houston club comes to town carrying a lawsuit with Elvis' estate