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Movie review: ‘Sin City: A Dame to Kill For’


Dimension Films

Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez’s Sin City: A Dame to Kill For is like Paris after the zombie apocalypse: beautiful to look at but not a living soul in sight. Read more

Meet the new Doctor Who

Doctor Who

BBC America

No. 12, Peter Capaldi, is relishing the physically demanding role. Read more

Movie review: ‘When the Game Stands Tall’


Sony Pictures

Outside of humans invaded by body snatchers and presidents whose nations are threatened by an asteroid, has there been a more stoic big screen performance than Jim Caviezel as Bob Ladouceur in When the Game Stands Tall? Read more

Movie review: ‘Are You Here’


Millennium Entertainment

Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner takes his act to the big screen with Are You Here, which turns out to be the most quotable Owen Wilson comedy since Zoolander. Read more

Movie review: ‘Alive Inside”


Sundance Institute

It isn’t news that musical therapy can produce striking results, but rarely have those good effects been as movingly illustrated as in Alive Inside. The documentary’s best moments are scenes of deeply debilitated nursing-home residents responding dramati... Read more

Matthew McConaughey to pitch for Lincoln brand

Lincoln McConaughey

Photo by Richard Shotwell

Oscar-winning actor Matthew McConaughey is the new spokesman for Ford's luxury Lincoln brand. Read more

Movie review: ‘Rich Hill’


We watch films about the Great Depression secure in the knowledge that they have a happy ending. They may portray the horrific poverty that struck the nation, only to then focus on the resilience of the American people and our eventual triumph. Read more

Movie review: ‘The One I Love’


Radius-The Weinstein Company

The One I Love is a clever, lightweight amuse-bouche of a movie built around a conceit that can’t be talked about in any detail without unraveling the whole thing. Let’s just say it might have been something worthy of a Read more

The 12 days of ‘Simpsons’



Many fans might be tempted to put their binge-watching endurance skills to the ultimate test when FXX, the new cable TV home of The Simpsons, begins the mother of all marathons Thursday. Read more

CBS-11’s Brendan Higgins fired after Aspen arrest


Star-Telegram archives

CBS-11 This Morning co-anchor Brendan Higgins, arrested Aug. 6 in Aspen, Colo., has been fired, a KTVT representative confirmed Tuesday. Read more

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