You're going to South by Southwest, right? Or you're already there? One of those things is bound to be true. Well, we here at DC9 have got some advice for you, and we've managed to format it all into the style of commandments, because one of our favorite things to do is pretend we're angry Gods. Or ... More >>
The fest's best are the films to watch in the year ahead.
Ava DuVernay looks to the future of black film.
Fair warning: Combined, the footage above and below doesn't even add up to two minutes. But I've been meaning to post the former since a few days ago, when South by Southwest first made it available -- the trailer for actor-turned-director Jonny Mars's America's Parking Lot, which will world-premier ... More >>
Bart WeissTonight at the Texas Theatre, the Dallas Video Festival kicks off its five-day run at the Texas and Angelika with screenings of Jean-Luc Godard's Film Socialisme ("filled with sensuous pleasures," insists our J. Hoberman) and Slacker 2011, wherein 24 Austin-based filmmakers pay homage t ... More >>
Our pal Preston Jones of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram broke the news yesterday: After eight years of operation under the Jazz by the Boulevard banner, the annual jazz-centric, Fort Worth-based fall music festival now has a new name. The festival, which will still carry a heavy jazz bent, will now ... More >>
Saturday afternoon's screening of Cooper & The Castle Hills Gang at NorthPark Center, among the handful of family-friendly offerings at the Dallas International Film Festival, is nearly sold out; all that remain are rush tickets. But if you're desperate to see the 50-minute short about kids w ... More >>
Owen and Luke Wilson in the '92 Bottle Rocket short, which screens tonight at the TexasI'll be out of pocket this evening, otherwise I'd be at the Texas Theatre for A Very Special Program of short films presently on a statrwide tour courtesy the Texas Independent Film Network, a coalition of Texa ... More >>
At last, the full schedule for the Dallas International Film Festival -- which kicks off three weeks from today, so better late than never. We've already taken sneak peeks at the first 22 titles, which include Oscar-winner Alex Gibney's Jack Abramoff documentary Casino Jack and the United States ... More >>
So much to do this weekend -- like, oh, I dunno, that St. Patrick's Day Parade we co-sponsor. But before you go, here are Angela Hunt's do's and don'ts, not only for the parade but the daylong after-party (and after-after-party, and after-after-after-after-party) on Lower Greenville. Do keep in m ... More >>
With less than a month until Earthling's world premiere at SXSW 2010, the indie sci-fi film, by Dallas-based writer-director Clay Liford, is already garnering plenty of positive buzz in the movie-blogosphere based on the film's two trailers alone.But with descriptions such as "haunting," "magical ... More >>
TRAILER and INTRODUCTION from JOSHFOX on Vimeo.The folks at the Thin Line Film Fest in Denton, an annual affair devoted to documentaries, send word of a major premiere scheduled to open the festival on February 17: Gasland. Formerly known as Rage of Nature, as evidenced by the trailer above, this is ... More >>
Patrick MichelsMichael Cain, kicking off the 2009 AFI Dallas International Film Festival on March 26 at the AMC NorthParkIn September 2006, some local cineastes were terrified to learn that Michael Cain was shuttering his mom-and-pop Deep Ellum Film Festival and spending a little less than $1 millio ... More >>
Patrick MichelsRinko Kikuchi, Adrien Brody and writer-director Rian Johnson kicked off the third AFI Dallas International Film Festival with their Brothers Bloom.Later today, a longer recap from last night's opening of the AFI Dallas International Film Festival at NorthPark Center, where Rian Johnso ... More >>
Dallas hosts another film fest
See 13 at the Modern
Q Cinema's Film Fest celebrates another birthday
After a short dalliance with Jesus, Jason Reimer has completed his first big score.
Oh, the talent given us at this year's remarkable Dallas Video Festival
Angelika Film Center and Café
From Palestine comes an absurdist look at life under Intifada
Look Back, Don't Look Back
Out Takes, Dallas' newest gay and lesbian film festival
Usual suspects, small wonders, and the new Bertolucci at the Montreal and Toronto film fests
The USA Film Festival resembles the highest grossing movie ever. It's been leaking like Titanic for a while, but the 28th Annual schedule suggests it may be going down fast.
The White Balloon sails atop simple storytelling