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Todrick Hall does ‘’90s Disney’


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Been a while since we last posted about Todrick Hall, the former Arlington resident/ American Idol alum turned YouTube sensation turned future MTV star. Read more

Sawyer Sweeten of 'Everybody Loves Raymond' dies at 19

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Photo by Jordan Strauss

Sawyer Sweeten, who played one of Ray Romano's twin sons in the CBS comedy "Everybody Loves Raymond," has died. He was 19. Read more

Fort Worth director uses small-town roots for first movie


Behr Richardson Photography

Many people have bucket-list dreams that remain unfulfilled. Read more

TV preview: ‘Lake Placid vs. Anaconda’


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It would seem that the makers of Lake Placid: The Final Chapter and Syfy, the network that aired the movie in 2012, have an inexact grasp of the word “final.” Read more

Movie review: ‘The Water Diviner’


Warner Bros.

Australian director Peter Weir’s moving 1981 film Gallipoli, which recreated the Australian and New Zealand soldiers’ doomed attempt to take the Turkish peninsula during World War I, shrouded the Turks in anonymity. They were bullets and bombs in the fog... Read more

Summer movie preview: invasion of the blockbusters

Film Summer Preview


Yes, every summer is the time when the superheroes and special effects come out to play. Still, even by these standards, the cinematic summer of 2015 stands out for sheer spectacle. Here’s a guide to some of what’s landing in theaters. those who prefer comedies, dramas and indies are no... Read more

Movie review: ‘The Age of Adaline’



Hollywood long ago ceded “love that stands the test of time” to the realm of science fiction and fantasy, so The Age of Adaline falls neatly into a genre that includes The Time Traveler’s Wife, Ab... Read more

Movie review: ‘5 to 7’


Walter Thomson

Judging from its premise, 5 to 7 sounds like it’s going to be at least a little bit raunchy. A single, twentysomething guy in New York falls for a married, thirtysomething French woman who can only be with him from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. ... Read more

Movie review: ‘Little Boy’


Open Road Films

Racism and religion, hatred and friendship, bullying and war, atomic bombs and the consequences of using them — heavy stuff to pack into a faith-based film. And one aimed at children. Read more

Movie review: ‘Dior and I’


The Orchard

What happens when a self-described “menswear specialist” and “minimalist” champion of the “skinny black suit” takes over one of the most fabled fashion houses of Paris? Read more

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