Feb. 18, 2017 at 7:19am | By Chris Barton |Permalink
A small, scaly baby iguana — no bigger than a chocolate bar — hunkers down on a beach as a snake glides alongside him. “A snake’s eyes aren’t very good,” a raspy voice explains. The voice is British and immediately familiar. Comforting, somehow. “B...
Feb. 16, 2017 at 8:19am | By Cary Darling |Permalink
Director Zhang Yimou has made some of the most ravishingly beautiful films to come out of China, including “Raise the Red Lantern,” “House of Flying Daggers,” and “Hero,” movies that are lavishly sensual in their use of color and light. His fans will have...
Feb. 17, 2017 at 7:54am | By David Lewis |Permalink
Like its bilingual heroine, the multi-culti romantic comedy “Everybody Loves Somebody” breezily bounces back and forth from Baja to Los Angeles, and it’s a pleasant diversion, on both sides of the border.
Feb. 16, 2017 at 12:00am | By Cary Darling |Permalink
Warner Bros./Rock Paper Photo
There’s a scene near the end of the comedy “Fist Fight” — not long before the altercation promised in the title — that more than makes up for whatever weak-sauce comedic sins have gone before. Let’s just say that the combo of Big Sean’s unprintable...
Feb. 15, 2017 at 3:44pm | By Cary Darling |Permalink
20th Century Fox
There’s at least one thing that can be said for Gore Verbinski’s “A Cure for Wellness”: It’s certainly much better than the director’s last effort, the excruciating “Lone Ranger” debacle from four years ago, and it’s more interesting ...
Feb. 15, 2017 at 7:18am | By Brett Weiss |Permalink
From President Trump’s proposed border wall to the NBC game show “The Wall” to the new Matt Damon movie “The Great Wall,” walls are all we’re talking about. Here are eight movies worth watching featuring that most topical of barriers: the wall.
Feb. 13, 2017 at 5:28pm | By Robert Philpot |Permalink
Keisha Burns, a meteorologist whose previous gigs have included KING-TV in Seattle and KTVZ in Bend, Oregon, is making a move from the rainy Pacific Northwest to the “Hey, it was in the 80s in February last weekend but now it’s rainy and cold” North Texas market as she joins ...
Feb. 13, 2017 at 4:38pm | By Cary Darling |Permalink
Dallas International Film Festival
Two world premieres and several films that drew attention recently at the Venice Film Festival, the Toronto International Film Festival and the AFI Fest are among the first 11 titles announced for this year’s Dallas International Film Festival, running March 30 through April 9.