Next month the "White Water Feature" on the Trinity River just south of downtown will be three years old. This ugly chunky mound of concrete, built at a cost of $4 million and intended to be a man-made rapids for canoeists and kayakers, was so ill-conceived, poorly designed, badly made and obviously ... More >>
Steven Soderbergh and Scott Z. Burns talk Side Effects -- and collaboration.
â€‹Should you need me 'round 3 today I'll be moderating a Q&A at the Plano Centre with Nichelle Nichols, former singer with the Duke Ellington Band, star of the James Baldwin play Blues for Mister Charlie and -- oh, right -- Star Trek's original Lt. Uhura. Nichols is here for that Sci-Fi Expo ce ... More >>
It's soooo close, but yet...
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A hero of the Hong Kong new wave returns the compliment
Nick Cave pens a new breed of revisionist Western
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A German new waver resorts to tired old tricks
Serenity spins a classic tale way out west
The Missing misses plenty, except ancient prejudices
Open Range grazes on the western's leftovers
In these Holes lives a wry, thrilling kids film (for adults, too)
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Peter Bogdanovich wasn't dead. He was just acting like it.
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The Director’s Cut
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Imitation is the lamest form of moviemaking
The never-ending story of Hollywood going ape for a really big gorilla
Vincent Gallo runs from the devil on the road to Buffalo
The cocktail party never ends in le cinema du Henry Jaglom
Warner Bros. celebrates its 75th birthday with a weeklong best-of fest
Robbie Robertson throws history into the bonfire
How Curtis Hanson turned James Ellroy's epic crime novel L.A. Confidential into one of the year's best films
The USA Film Festival offers an unapologetic orgy of movie delights
Sydney Pollack does -- and his reliable, sturdy movies earn him this year's Great Director Award