Motion Picture Production and Distribution

  • Film

    June 19, 2014

    The Death of the Star Wars Universe

    Why millions of fans have felt a great disturbance in the Force.

  • News

    January 10, 2013

    Rage Against the Machinima

    As YouTube becomes increasingly wealthy, its stars and the networks that contract with them battle for money and creative control.

  • Film

    January 10, 2013
  • Film

    September 27, 2012

    Cartoons, Not Animation

    With big-studio millions behind him, Genndy Tartakovsky still goes it alone.

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2010

    Get Whoa, or: That Robert Duvall Cloning Experiment Did Not Go As Planned

    Stephen Masker​Friday night's Robert Duvall speaking engagement at Hall of State went down swell: He and Elvis Mitchell bantered cheerily for an hour about stage and screen in front of an audience that included Mayor Tom, other city officials and various well-heeled arts patrons and Dallas Film So ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2010

    If You'd Like to Get Low With Robert Duvall Saturday Morning, You'd Best Hustle

    Robert Duvall will introduce Get Low at a screening at the Cinemark 17 Saturday morning.​Last month we mentioned: Robert Duvall's in town Friday night for a Dallas Film Society fund-raiser at the Hall of State, during which he'll be Q&A'd by Elvis Mitchell. But say you didn't have the $250 to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2010

    For a Moment (Or Two), FOX Considered Shooting Lonestar in Austin. But Then ...

    What you see above is the trailer for Lonestar that FOX Broadcasting posted a few days ago. The pilot, as you surely know by now, was filmed here this spring as Midland with (500) Days of Summer's Marc Webb directing. And I was going to post this yesterday. But Wednesday morning I heard from an acqu ... More >>

  • Film

    October 15, 2009
  • Film

    March 26, 2009
  • News

    December 25, 2008

    The Sound of One Audience Member Clapping

    Resourceful indie filmmakers are finding new ways of getting their movies into theaters. But will anybody come?

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2008

    Yeah, But Who's Gonna Notice?

    A Friend of Unfair Park living in Denton sends along this warning, which greeted Pineapple Express riders yesterday at the Cinemark on Wind River Lane. "Water damage." You mean, like this? --Robert Wilonsky

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2008

    It Took a Baghead to Prove Dallas is Hipper Than New York City

    Bros Jay and Mark Duplass' Baghead -- a smart, deadpan, oh-so-indie rendering of the bad-man-in-the-woods horror-film genre -- has already stalked the film-fest circuit, debuting at Sundance in January before making its way to South by Southwest and the AFI Dallas International Film Festival. And it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2007

    Jennifer Aniston to Make Texas Girls-in-Prison Pic. Dreams, You Have Been Answered.

    It was only a matter of time before a studio or Hollywood production company turned this Skip Hollandsworth article into a movie. Turns out, according to The Los Angeles Times, it'll be Jennifer Aniston who's producing and likely starring in Goree Girls for DreamWorks Pictures, about an infamous all ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 19, 2006
  • Blogs

    October 18, 2006

    The Man Who Couldn't Sell The Iron Giant

    Brad Ball was in charge of selling The Iron Giant. Couldn't. Then the Iron Giant squished him and sent him to Dallas' Moroch ad agency. The best movie of the summer of 1999 was The Iron Giant, which about 328 people saw in theaters. It has rightfully accured a reputation as a beloved kids' film at t ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 3, 2006
  • Blogs

    June 13, 2006

    Giveaway City

    Good Friend of Fair Park Sharon Boyd has this to say about Dallas' attempts to beg 20th Century Fox here to shoot the big-screen Dallas by promising millions in giveaways...pardon, incentives: "Does any business pay their own way anymore? I wish we had a city ordinance prohibiting City Hall from ... More >>

  • Film

    May 26, 2005

    Animal Crackers

    In Madagascar, the wild things romp, then roam

  • Film

    March 10, 2005

    Talkin' 'Bot Love

    Like Big Fish for little kids, Robots works hard to please everyone

  • Calendar

    November 4, 2004

    Off to See the WizardWorld

    Vampires, vampire hunters and Jay, minus Silent Bob

  • Film

    September 30, 2004


    Cruel, vapid and unfunny, this Shark bites

  • News

    July 8, 2004

    Talk Back

    Dallas group organizing conservative film festival

  • Calendar

    December 25, 2003

    Run Away

    This stallion gallops into the IMAX theater

  • Culture

    August 21, 2003

    Lit Up

    It's more fun watching the movie get made than watching the movie

  • Film

    July 3, 2003

    Very Sinbad

    Brad Pitt gets animated in a movie that's not--not really

  • Culture

    February 27, 2003

    Steal This Movie

    Studios don't get the Upright Citizens, which isn't funny at all

  • Music

    January 2, 2003

    Big in Bahrain

    Taken from 35 Marines ages 18-23

  • Film

    October 10, 2002

    Viva Vistas

    Dallas' Latino film festival keeps raising the bar

  • Film

    March 14, 2002

    Deep Freeze

    In the Ice Age, three mammals and a baby try to keep us warm

  • Culture

    March 7, 2002

    Chris Cross

    Behind the Greenlight is a producer proud to be an ass

  • Best of Dallas

    September 21, 2000

    Best toy store

    Lakeshore Learning Store

  • Film

    May 18, 2000

    Mud pie

    Do yourself a favor and stay home during this Road Trip

  • Music

    September 30, 1999
  • Music

    September 30, 1999

    Live from New York?

    Saturday Night Live and DreamWorks Records team up for two not-ready-for-prime-time compilations

  • Calendar

    February 11, 1999
  • Film

    March 19, 1998

    Acrobatic action

    Mr. Nice Guy deserves to be the film that finally breaks Jackie Chan

  • Film

    February 5, 1998

    Drink up

    Alan Rudolph rises from the ashes in a suave, smoky Afterglow

  • Film

    July 24, 1997

    Chan do

    Condor is silly and familiar--which is the action-packed point

  • News

    June 19, 1997

    The Wallflower

    When is a movie about two women in love not "lesbian" enough? Ask Dallas filmmakers Gretchen and Julia Dyer, whose embattled indie gem Late Bloomers finally makes it to the national screen.

  • News

    January 16, 1997

    Year of the weasel

    From Al Lipscomb to Paul Fielding, it was hard to find straight talk in '96

  • Film

    January 2, 1997

    Independents' day

    Small films have their big night in '96

  • Film

    August 8, 1996

    Ramblin' man

    Emma writer-director Douglas McGrath jumps from Midland to Jane Austen

  • Film

    May 23, 1996

    Attack of the killer megaplexes

    The number of movie screens in Dallas has almost doubled overnight. But that's no cause for applause.

  • News

    May 16, 1996
  • News

    March 21, 1996
  • News

    May 18, 1995

    For art's sake

    Dallas congressman Bryant moves to bar 'defacement' of movies

  • Film

    April 6, 1995

    Stupid Dave tricks

    Letterman's hijacking of the Oscars reveals his limitations

  • Film

    February 9, 1995


    Haile Gerima's hallucinatory slave epic Sankofa is a declaration of independence

  • Film

    December 15, 1994

    Slickness as science

    New book by Denton academic traces origins of the Hollywood blockbuster

  • News

    December 8, 1994

    Jack the Knife

    Texas' Jack Crain helps Hollywood's heroes slice and dice the bad guys

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