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More titles added to South by Southwest film fest


The Orchard

More films have been announced for this year’s South by Southwest film festival, running March 11-19 at various venues in Austin. These include favorites from other festivals around the world including Sundance winner Morris from America, the New Zealand film ... Read more

DFW flight attendant, daughter run ‘Amazing Race’



Every competitor on The Amazing Racehas strengths and weaknesses. But few, if any, have this in common with Hagan Parkman: Her kryptonite is fear of flying. Read more

CBS 11 reporter Elizabeth Dinh leaving for Oregon gig



Elizabeth Dinh, who has been with KTVT/Channel 11 since December 2012, is leaving for the Pacific Northwest. It’s a return of sorts -- she came in from Seattle’s KOMO-TV. Read more

Which films generated heat at Sundance?

Sundance Diversity


The Cannes Film Festival, a wise man once said, is not only impossible to describe to someone who’s never been there but also “nearly impossible to describe to someone who has been there.” And what’s true of Cannes is becoming increasingly true of Sundance. Read more

New Alamo Drafthouse Cinema throws open its doors for the press


Cary Darling

Central Dallas will have its first movie theater in 16 years on Monday when Austin-based Alamo Drafthouse Cinema opens its second North Texas location in The Cedars neighborhood just south of downtown. The seven-screen, 700-seat complex with rooftop bar/patio space as well capacity screen 3D and... Read more

Not a fan of Super Bowl? TV has other players


Animal Planet

As hard as it might be to believe, some people don’t want to watch the Super Bowl. Read more

Report: Longtime Fox 4 reporter Melissa Cutler exits

Melissa Cutler, one of the most familiar faces on the KDFW/Channel 4 reporting staff, has left to start a real-estate career, local-media blogger Ed Bark reports on his “Uncle Barky&#... Read more

‘Steve Harvey’ to feature Fort Worth couple



A Fort Worth couple is scheduled to appear on Monday afternoon’s epsiode of Steve Harvey, and one of them is going to get a makeover. Read more

Movie review: ‘Pride and Prejudice and Zombies’


Jay Maidment

Novelist Seth Grahame-Smith stumbled into a goldmine back in 2009 when he slammed together the polite world of Jane Austen’s manners and manors with the dystopian world of zombie destruction and decimation, with Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. Not only was it ... Read more

Tarrant’s Taylor Cole changes image with rom-com


Crown Media

After always being the 'bad girl,' she's now someone sweet in Hallmark Channel's 'Appetite for Love.' Read more

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