The fest's best are the films to watch in the year ahead.
Always more than an ingenue, she's taking on everything that's wrong with movies—and she's bringing Chris Rock
John Slate in Richard Linklater's original Slacker, released in 1991, and 20 years laterMost Friends of Unfair Park know John Slate as Dallas's Official City Archivist working out of the City Secretary's Office in City Hall. The man's a treasure. But, of course, he's a movie star too, by which I ... More >>
Bart WeissTonight at the Texas Theatre, the Dallas Video Festival kicks off its five-day run at the Texas and Angelika with screenings of Jean-Luc Godard's Film Socialisme ("filled with sensuous pleasures," insists our J. Hoberman) and Slacker 2011, wherein 24 Austin-based filmmakers pay homage t ... More >>
The Dallas Video Festival, now in its 24th year, makes it bow September 21 with a screening of Jean-Luc Godard's Film Socialisme at the Texas Theatre, which will be immediately followed by a sequel of sorts to Richard Linklater's Slacker. The full schedule's here, and, of course, we'll have more in ... More >>
Last night, Governor Rick Perry served as moderator for a most special event at the Special Events Center in Garland: a conservative three-way during which radio chat-show hosts Michael Medved, Hugh Hewitt and Mike Gallagher rated and debated Obama's First 100. (High marks and high fives all 'round, ... More >>
Our AFI Dallas International Film Festival sneak peek runs in the paper version of Unfair Park tomorrow, and, admittedly, it's woefully incomplete: so little space, so many movies worth recommending from an impressively strong roster of offerings this third go-round. So over the course of the fest's ... More >>
"All right. All right. All right."
The long walk over, Julie Delpy explores what comes next (i.e., the hard part)
See some lasers in Grand Prairie
Friday, December 15, at Double Wide
Richard Linklater's ensemble polemic may just turn you off burgers for good
Alex Jones brings his conspiracies to Dallas
The Inwood gets really stoned
Richard Linklater's Scanner is a rotoscoped feast for freaks
One more awful remake strikes out
Dazed and Confused has a flashback
Friday Night Lights goes deep, rare for a movie about football
Why Jables is a "cross between a lightning bolt and James Dean"
The teacher, not the teaching, makes this School of Rock
Former friends reckon with reality in Linklater's Tape
Richard Linklater seeks meaning in Waking Life
Despite a lack of big names, the Fort Worth Film Festival has plenty of hard hitters
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?
Austin is now the undisputed movie capital of Texas, but Dallas filmmakers insist there's no reason to panic
The USA Film Festival resembles the highest grossing movie ever. It's been leaking like Titanic for a while, but the 28th Annual schedule suggests it may be going down fast.
Linklater tries to break out of the slacker doldrums, but misfires
How Richard Linklater and the Bad Livers bucked the trend of soundtraxploitation
Half Baked sinks like a stoner
With subUrbia, the director of Slacker has finally become one
Kevin Smith's Mall Rats is a derivative retread of Clerks
How obscure Texas actor Matthew McConaughey won the lead in Grisham's next big Hollywood thriller, A Time to Kill
How Linklater lost his way in Vienna
Clunky and dull, Before Sunrise is gifted Texas filmmaker Richard Linklater's first failure
NEA cuts send Texas filmmakers reeling