SXSW 2018: Five Films to Look Out For

by Hunter Lanier on March 8, 2018

The 2018 SXSW Film Festival hosts nine days of screenings from March 9-17. You don't need a SXSW badge to see the films---wristbands and individual tickets are on sale, subject to venue capacity. PARADOX (World...

The 2018 Oscars Red Carpet: Highs & Lows

by Merin Guthrie on March 6, 2018

The Oscar for Best Dress goes to… Let’s face it, the 2018 Academy Awards might stand out for a number of reasons, but fashion won’t be one of them. That’s fitting in a year when...

Oscar Autopsy

by Hunter Lanier on March 5, 2018

To set the tone: I love movies; I can’t stand award shows. The one show I occasionally watch is the Oscars. Maybe it’s out of habit, maybe I’m a sucker for a well-edited montage, or...

Cathryn Sullivan | Acting Coach

by Bob Valleau on February 26, 2018

What makes a great actor? Cathryn Sullivan, one of America’s top acting coaches to children and teens, answers this question in a candid interview. Cathryn, a longtime Dallas resident, was instrumental in the lives of...

“I, Tonya” Spins the Tale of an Olympic Dream Turned Nightmare

by Rita Cook on February 19, 2018

Starring: Margot Robbie, Sebastian Stan, Allison Janney, Bobby Cannavale, Mckenna Grace • Rated R To begin, “I, Tonya” is just one minute shy of two hours. While the story of Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan...

“Black Panther” | Heavy is the Head that Wears the Suit

by Hunter Lanier on February 15, 2018

“Black Panther is a more than welcome addition to this wild, serialized, conglomerate franchise that Marvel Studios has created...” Starring Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o • TLM Rating 3/4 It doesn’t matter if you’re in...

Under the Oscar Radar: “Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool”

by Rita Cook on January 31, 2018

Starring Jamie Bell, Annette Bening, Julie Walters, Vanessa Redgrave, Stephen Graham • Rated R “Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool” is based on a memoir written by Peter Turner about his oft-times tumultuous affair during...

Oscar Nominations: The Good, The Bad, and The Coulda Beens, Part II

by Hunter Lanier on January 29, 2018

In proper modern-movie fashion for franchises, my opinions on the 2018 Academy Award nominations have been released in two parts. (I know. It's hard work. But somebody has to do it.) Best Supporting Actor: Willem...

Under the Oscar Radar: “Hostiles”

by Rita Cook on January 25, 2018

Starring Christian Bale, Rosamund Pike • Rated R for strong violence and language You won’t be able to walk away. Not after you’ve been sucked in by the emotionally riveting opening of “Hostiles.” A long...