The nominees for the cinematic super bowl, the 2012 Academy Awards, were announced yesterday, and as always there were a few of the year's best pictures and performances that were left warming the bench by the all-powerful Academy. Martin Scorsese's Hugo leads the game with 11 nods, beating out th ... More >>
9/11 drama does everything short of peeling onions to jerk tears.
What a year it was at the movies! Just reflect for a second all the places we've traveled together on our cinematic voyages of 2011 in that theatrical transport known as film. Alternate worlds and realities. All over the map of our own. Forward to the future. Back in time. Into the psyche. Hell, hal ... More >>
Billy Elliot, Next to Normal, Oliver! and Pippin are all big musicals blooming on Dallas stages.
Maria May at the AT&T Performing Arts Center just sent over a release announcing the 2010-'11 seasons of the Brinker International Forum, TITAS and JAZZ ROOTS -- quite the trifecta, especially when you look at the roster for the Brinker International Forum. The whole kit, along with the atten ... More >>
Winslet and Fiennes take the long and (Oscar-)worthy road to redemption
Streep, Moore and Kidman reveal it's sad to be sad
In Billy Elliot, relief for the Brits' blue-collar depression is found in their expression