Rebounding from a movie that pissed off and confused America, Joaquin Phoenix gives one of his best performances in Spike Jonze’s Her
Always more than an ingenue, she's taking on everything that's wrong with movies—and she's bringing Chris Rock
You better watch out.
ZDF/Tomas HaldaAhmed and his classmates at Sam Tasby as seen in the made-for-German-TV short Von Bagdad nach DallasDallas Independent School District spokesman Jon Dahlander, back from summer break, shot me a note this morning about a short film called Von Bagdad nach Dallas. "At some point, you ... More >>
Archway PicturesSpeaking of the Texxas Jam, as we're known to do from time to time, while researching yesterday's Fleetwood Mac attack at the Cotton Bowl in '78 I stumbled across an Internet Movie Database entry for something called Texxas Jam '78, which promises to be "the first real look at an ... More >>
Right there, on the front page of Charley Pride's website, is the old, old news that "Charley Pride Film Expected to Shoot in 2009/10." But it's almost 2011, and that piece dates back to October 4, 2006, when Craig Brewer -- maker of Hustle & Flow and Black Snake Moan -- announced his vague p ... More >>
According to the Internet Movie Database, there are three movies named Spooked: This 2004 entry starring Cliff Curtis ("... about the mysterious death of a New Zealander who happened upon international banking records after purchasing a used computer"), a 2005 short (about a teenager "spooked by ... More >>
Patrick MichelsMike Modano and Willa Ford at the Dallas Observer Music Awards back in JulySpeaking of the local film business ...Willa Ford's an awful nice lady from my limited experience spent with Mr. and Mrs. Mike Modano, but I've seen little of her film work; this, for example, is all I've se ... More >>
"They're not dead exactly"
Climbing the slippery slope to daytime fame
The Modern screens a mob flick
A night at the Ghostbar is just like Hollywood, without the celebrities or fun
Brad Pitt's been wanting to play Dallas electrician and Dallas Buyer's Club founder Ron Woodroof for five years. In an October 18, 1992, Dallas Morning News story I cannot find online, Bill Minutaglio wrote a farewell to Ron Woodroof, who Minutaglio described as a "combative ex-electrician who had a ... More >>
George Clooney and Steven Soderbergh will no longer produce as Section Eight. But Todd Wagner and Mark Cuban will still work with both filmmakers at their respective production companies. Yesterday came word that George Clooney and Steven Soderbergh have decided to shutter their production company, ... More >>
The Palace offers a chase-filled double feature
OK, so Dallas may not shoot in Dallas, but we are getting those two sure-to-be-fab Walking Tall sequels with Kevin "Hercules" Sorbo. And now comes word that the great Antonio Z. Barajas will shoot his long-awaited The Duel here beginning this very month. No, I've never heard of Antonio Z. Barajas, e ... More >>
Which lady will meet you each week?
Pulse rips its story line from better Japanese horror movies.
TCU screens a tongue-twister
Pulse rips its story line from better Japanese horror movies
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?
Plus: Sack of Kittens; A Gay Scam Robs Now
There's more to Stephen King's Dreamcatcher than will fit in its confusing adaptation
In this Monte Cristo, revenge is a dish best served reheated