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    January 24, 2013

    What You Need to Know From Sundance

    The fest's best are the films to watch in the year ahead.

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    April 17, 2009

    A Good Saturday: Hittin' the Sci-Fi Expo and Record Store Day. Is This Heaven?

    Will BryantBig day tomorrow -- takin' the kid (cough, cough) to the Sci-Fi Expo in Richardson, then heading down to Good Records for the shoppe's ninth birthday bash, which so happens to coincide with the 2nd Annual Record Store Day, which DC9'ers already know plenty about. 'Cause, if nothing else, ... More >>

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    May 22, 2008
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    September 6, 2007
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    June 29, 2006

    Recycled Steel

    You'll swear you've seen this Superman somewhere before

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    June 8, 2006

    Speed Zone

    The Palace offers a chase-filled double feature

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    May 11, 2006

    That Stinking Feeling

    Poseidon's second voyage yields a brand-new disaster

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    December 23, 2004

    Sea of Loathe

    Wes Anderson takes Bill Murray out to sea and strands him there

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    April 1, 2004

    Blarney Rubble

    Intermission kicks through the debris of modern Ireland

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    March 11, 2004

    Damn it, Mamet

    The master of macho dialogue loses his touch

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    February 19, 2004

    Hack, Man

    What's a great actor doing in a dump like Mooseport?

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    December 18, 2003

    Upper Middle Earth

    The Return of the King marks a zenith in cinematic potential

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    October 30, 2003

    Nobody's Fool

    He has three Oscars, co-wrote Bonnie and Clyde and Paul Newman digs him. So why don't you know Dallas-born filmmaker Robert Benton?

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    October 16, 2003

    Jury Doody

    Despite many strong stars, this Grisham adaptation amounts to squat

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    March 28, 2002

    Looking East

    The Asian Film Festival of Dallas offers up some exotic entries

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    December 27, 2001

    Royal's Screwups

    Wes Anderson's film is like its characters: flawed genius

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    November 29, 2001

    Flaming Wreck

    Owen Wilson goes down Behind Enemy Lines and lands in familiar terrain

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    November 8, 2001

    Botched Job

    David Mamet plots and schemes, then blows his own Heist

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    August 2, 2001

    Money Men

    Five years after Swingers, Jon Favreau just wanted to get a movie Made

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    March 22, 2001

    Booby Traps

    Sigourney Weaver and Jennifer Love Hewitt keep abreast of crime in Heartbreakers

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    October 12, 2000

    Eye of the Beholder

    Hackman and Freeman bend the truth in the simple, (mostly) thrilling Under Suspicion

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    September 7, 2000

    Easy Reader

    Morgan Freeman is a lucky man: He's Morgan Freeman

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    August 10, 2000

    Scabbed Over

    The Replacements can't even score with Gene Hackman on the team

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    March 2, 2000

    White-trash receptacle

    With a sneer and a wink, Drowning Mona plunges us into a fresh deluge of idiotic Americana

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    February 24, 2000

    Playing Games

    Nothing is as it seems beneath the fabulous frozen tundra

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    December 16, 1999

    Mice try

    If you take your sweetness straight, have at Stuart Little

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    March 18, 1999
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    November 19, 1998

    Starr chamber

    Jerry Bruckheimer and Tony Scott have a political agenda: It's called box office

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    October 15, 1998

    Retouching Evil

    Using Detailed instructions left by Orson Welles, top film editor Walter Murch has remade "The Best b-Movie ever" -- Welles' Touch of Evil

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    October 1, 1998

    Workers' compensation

    A way underground film with a cast of millions!

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    March 26, 1998
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    March 5, 1998

    Fade away

    Twilight is all poses and fogged-in platitudes

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    January 1, 1998

    Hype and holler

    The best of 1997 was OK, but sometimes the worst was better

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    July 24, 1997

    Going down

    Air Force One nosedives into an ocean of ennui

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    February 13, 1997

    Power outage

    After this absolute mess, Eastwood might consider a ride into the sunset

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    October 17, 1996

    Empty room

    The Chamber may be the best Grisham film yet-- if that means anything

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    September 26, 1996

    Invasive procedure

    Extreme Measures makes medicine sinister and Hugh Grant heroic

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    April 18, 1996

    They shoot movies, don't they?

    Sydney Pollack does -- and his reliable, sturdy movies earn him this year's Great Director Award

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    March 7, 1996

    Queens of the absurd

    Robin Williams and Nathan Lane flitter about The Birdcage

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    January 11, 1996
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    January 11, 1996
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    November 9, 1995

    Joe Bob Briggs

    Drive-In Movie Critic of Grapevine, TX

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    October 19, 1995

    Stop making sense

    Get Shorty is a riotous riff on movie moguls and mobsters

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    May 18, 1995

    Bang for your buck

    Crimson Tide and Die Hard With a Vengeance provide summer's action fix

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    February 16, 1995
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    February 16, 1995

    Dead bang

    Sam Raimi's gonzo Western The Quick and the Dead is ludicrously entertaining