Might we see Buckaroo Bonzai on the big screen when John Lithgow comes to town next month? Maybe so, maybe so.Last year's inaugural Art of Film event at the Hall of State was quite the wingding as the great Elvis Mitchell and Robert Duvall informally, thoughtfully and quite giddily chatted about ... More >>
Technically, it's three of my favorite things, since Robert Duvall's November 19 appearance at the Hall of State in Fair Park will be a chitchat moderated by one of my dearest friends, Elvis Mitchell, former Star-Telegram and New York Times film critic-turned-At the Movies co-critic. That's neith ... More >>
Patrick MichelsDirector Kathryn Bigelow accepts the AFI Dallas Star Award before last night's screening of her film The Hurt Locker.Well, no, I didn't catch the Fashion Industry Gallery's nude modeling session and AFI after-party last night. Just got through kicking myself long enough to sit down an ... More >>
Jeremy Renner will be in attendance at tonight's Dallas debut of The Hurt Locker, at the Magnolia at 7:30.Last night at the AMC NorthPark, where he accepted the AFI Dallas Star Award following a screening of Chinatown, the film's writer, Robert Towne, spoke of how films were once the place where aud ... More >>
Patrick MichelsChinatown writer Robert Towne walking the red carpet at NorthPark Center last nightPatrick has posted his bang-up slide show from last night's AFI Dallas International Film Festival kick-off, which comes with the most adorable photo of Rinko Kikuchi you'll find anywhere and several ot ... More >>
We were asked not to say anything till later this week, but the full-page ad in yesterday's paper ran a week too early yesterday and jumped the starter's gun ... so, we're off. As it said in the AFI Dallas International Film Festival spread on Page 18A, this year's Star Awards recipients include Nea ... More >>
AFI Dallas International Film Festival sends word this morning of further additions to its schedule as the fest prepares for its third year, which gets to commencing March 26. Also included in the release is the recipient of this year's AFI Dallas Star Award: the great Robert Towne, whose credits in ... More >>
The Trinity River Plan's billion-dollar vision of levees, parks, and ponds has Mayor Ron Kirk--and most of Dallas--spellbound. But engineers warn it could lead to a flooding catastrophe and destroy the same poor neighborhoods it's designed to help.