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Movie review: ‘Nightcrawler’


Chuck Ziotnick

The axiom animating television news — “If it bleeds, it leads” — often leaves you wondering just who gets stained in the process. Read more

Movie review: ‘Before I Go to Sleep’


Laurie Sparham

Three of the best actors in the business put on a master class in mystery thriller in Before I Go to Sleep, a lean, twisty-turning tale in the Memento style. Read more

Movie review: ‘The ABCs of Death 2’


Magnet Releasing

That miss-or-hit collection of horror shorts, The ABCs of Death becomes more hit or miss with its sequel, ABCs of Death 2. Read more

DFW Ghost Hunters on the prowl

DFW Ghost Hunters cover story


It’s a still-warm Saturday night in October, and a team of investigators in street clothes spends about four hours in a small brick house along a rural road in southern Grand Prairie. In the darkened house, they ask questions like “Can you tell me your name?” and “Why ... Read more

‘Benched’ doesn’t belong in the game


USA Network

Though a little worn around the edges, there’s nothing wrong with the snobby-big-fish-finds-happiness-in-a-scummy-small-pond premise of USA’s new comedy Benched (9:30 p.m. Tuesdays). Read more

‘Wild’ added to Lone Star Film Festival


Fox Searchlight

Wild, one of the major fall film releases, has been added to the lineup at Fort Worth’s Lone Star Film Festival which runs Nov. 5-9. The film, part of the Christopher Kelly Modern Cinema Series, will screen at 8 p.m. Nov. 7 at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. Read more

Series teaches ‘Lost History’ lessons


Andy Ryan

You might be surprised to learn how many of America’s historically significant artifacts are now missing. Read more

Report: Whitney Drolen no longer rollin’ at CBS 11


Special to DFW.com

Whitney Drolen, the KTVT/Channel 11 reporter that the station hyped heavily with a “Rollin’ With Drolen” ad campaign, resigned from the station Friday, local-TV watcher Ed Bark Read more

Movie review: ‘Last Days in Vietnam’


Kim Ki Sam

Sometimes the stories we think we know, the stories where we don’t want to hear another word, turn out to be the most involving of all, the ones we in fact know the least about. So it is with Last Days in Vietnam. Read more

New on DVD: ‘Begin Again’

Film Review Begin Again

The Weinstein Co.

DVD Begin Again : If Once was the indie-rock record no one expected to succeed, Begin Again is the hotly anticipated fol... Read more

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