Jim McBride

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2013

    Texas Television Troubadour Matt Caldwell Shuffles His iPod For Us.

    Texas Country, or Red Dirt, or whatever one wants to call it, has become big business these days. So, it's not really shocking that a couple of television shows dedicated to artists fitting into the Lone Star-loving realm have popped up and are shedding light on the talent all over the state and int ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2011

    Four Decades After L.M. Kit Carson Birthed Dallas's Modern Film Scene, His Diary Returns

    L.M. Kit Carson in David Holzman's Diary‚ÄčFrom time to time we'll name-drop L.M. Kit Carson, perhaps the most influential local-born filmmaker, with good reason: The Irving-born actor (Running on Empty, great on Miami Vice) and writer (Paris, Texas with Sam Shepard; that Breathless remake) was co-f ... More >>

  • Film

    September 9, 2004

    Crooked As They Come

    Criminal swipes its story from a far superior movie

  • 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

  • Film

    March 9, 2000

    Devil may care less

    Polanski's Ninth Gate has a few chills but is devoid of thrills

  • News

    October 14, 1999

    Reel challenge

    Twenty-eight years after its creation, the once-proud USA Film Festival has lost its focus. Can, and will, two new area film fests fill the void?

  • Film

    December 11, 1997

    The odyssey

    Everything old is New Wave again in Godard's Contempt