Parkland can't quite honor life after JFK.
Dallas mossbacks still think they can silence debate at the JFK anniversary.
"I hate Tom Cruise, but I'll still see it for the music." - My 49-year-old mother when discussing a Rock of Ages commercial. If that wasn't enough to make me interested in seeing the movie musical-cum-Broadway take on the late '80s Sunset Strip, then the thought of discovering who exactly would att ... More >>
Monday, February 27, at House of Blues
Sometimes a play is worth seeing for the words the actors are saying. Sometimes it's for the actors saying the words. See Collapse, a new play by Allison Moore at Kitchen Dog Theater, for the red hot performance by actor Michael Federico, the closest Dallas theater has to a Paul Giamatti-style chara ... More >>
Intrigue drowns out argument in political thriller.
Sometimes imitation is not flattery.
Being Elmo is DIFF's Opening Night offeringThe South by Southwest Film Festival is still underway down in Austin; awards won't even be doled out till tomorrow night. But moments ago, the Dallas International Film Festival -- which has already named a few films, not to mention Star Award recipient ... More >>
A boom box, lamp, L-shaped chair (a hipper version of Martin Crane's recliner on "Frasier") and a tall glass of orange juice set the Fine Arts Theater stage for a casual discussion with Harvey Pekar. Known as the confrontational, famed author of the autobiographical comic book series, American S ... More >>
Shoot 'Em Up proves that its star could have been a killer Bond
Life as a young, hot, white, educated nanny in the city sure is a drag
Eerie melodrama explores the dark arts in turn-of-the-century Vienna
Boy turns bug in redemptive kiddie-lit adaptation
M. Night Shyamalan steps up the lunacy with Lady in the Water
Will Clarke's second novel will be published at month's end, to be followed by a major motion picture. At least, that's what his producers tell him. This morning I got a call from Will Clarke, the local adman-turned-genius-novelist whose mug graced a cover of the paper version of Unfair Park last su ... More >>
Will Clarke has a deal with a New York publisher and a Hollywood studio, and it only took him eight years to become an overnight success
With Cinderella Man, Ron Howard finally scores a knockout
Cue ball for a cure
Like Big Fish for little kids, Robots works hard to please everyone
In a year when small movies came up big, picking the best was a Payne
A bitter wine freak makes an adorable hero in Sideways
Six years in, the Deep Ellum Film Festival has become the cagey vet
In a year of big-screen sadness, our critics comfort those who triumphed
You saw Paycheck last year...don'cha remember?
Edward Burns rounds up the all-stars and small-stars for a Confidence game
This bland attempt at comedy is a big-screen stinker
Storytelling continues Solondz's bluster of sex, rage and insanity
Tim Burton monkeys around with an icon, but is it evolution?
Duets explores the world of karaoke singing, and rather sweetly at that
Martin Lawrence proves there's a fine line between fat and phat
Tim Robbins' Orson Welles project bites off more than it can chew
Carrey channels Kaufman, but is it worth a trip to the Moon?
Samuel L. Jackson and Kevin Spacey can't negotiate their way through this thrill-free thriller