Always more than an ingenue, she's taking on everything that's wrong with movies—and she's bringing Chris Rock
One local connection to this morning's Academy Award nominations: the Iraq War doc No End in Sight, released by Magnolia Pictures -- otherwise known as Mark Cuban and Todd Wagner's distribution company. Cuban and Wagner have been here before, having financed such Oscar-nominated films as Enron: The ... More >>
A scene from Brian De Palma's Redacted, which will not be seen in Dallas come Friday as originally planned In news sure to make Wick Allison's heart race, we just received word from the Landmark Theatres national publicist that Bill O'Reilly's Film o' the Year, Redacted, will not open in Dallas on F ... More >>
This is the controversial film Mark Cuban's about to distribute. Discuss. You know you want to. Wrap yourself in the flag, slap another "Support Our Troops" magnet on your pickup and crank the Toby Keith, 'cuz this is gonna test every last drop of your American red blood. Doubly so if you're a fan o ... More >>
The Modern hosts some splendid shorts
Levi is a young preacher in the "army of God" depicted in the film Jesus Camp. Oh, I was ready for a fierce reaction to Jesus Camp. Something really extreme--like wanting to cast a demon out of my 27-inch TV. Or declaring that Oprah is the Antichrist. I'd seen the trailer for this new and controvers ... More >>
This is a little girl named Rachael. She's 9. She spends much of her free time trying to save non-believers. Here, in a scene from Jesus Camp, she's protesting abortion in during a trip to Washington, D.C. Filmmakers Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady were in town today trying to rustle up some business f ... More >>
Hollywood Claims the Sky is Falling. To Which We Say Puh-lease.
Why the best films of 2004 look like indies but aren't
Andrew Jarecki captured the Friedmans, perhaps to free them
Plus: Double D'oh, Bolly Wanna Poppadum?
Come November, you might discover JFK's real (fake) Assassin
Plus: Dear Mr. Cuban, Dork Knight Returns
DEJ Productions tries to give "direct-to-video" a good name
As president of Texas-financed Magnolia Pictures, respected indie-film vet Eamonn Bowles projects a bright future
The Magnolia Theatre promises to shake up Dallas' indie-film scene