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Movie review: ‘Nymphomaniac, Vol. 2’

Nymphomaniac Vol. 2

Magnolia Pictures

Things get really kinky in Nymphomaniac Vol. 2, the second chapter in director Lars von Trier’s epic-length saga about a woman who can’t get enough. If you saw Vol. 1, which ended with our perpetually horny heroine Joe (Charl... Read more

Movie review: ‘Under the Skin”

Under the Skin

A24 Films

To say that a movie feels like a dream is not automatically a positive statement. It all depends on the dream. Read more

Five questions with Omar Epps

The ‘Resurrection’ star talks about choosing roles and his personal influences. Read more

Movie review: ‘Cuban Fury”

Cuban Fury

Entertainment One

In the ’80s, when he was a young lad, Bruce heard the siren’s call. More likely, it was Gloria Estefan’s call. The “rhythm is gonna getcha,” and it did. As a teen, he danced salsa with his sister Sam all over England. They won contests. He was a devil in Cuban h... Read more

Movie review: ‘A Haunted House 2’

A Haunted House 2

Open Road Films

Imagine a Venn diagram charting three qualities: silly, gross and dumb. At the point where they overlap you will find the fright film spoof A Haunted House 2, a scattershot, anything-goes affair that’s unapologetically stupid. Proudly stupid. Aggressively stupid. Read more

Nicolas Cage is a serious man

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Ryan Green/Roadside Attractions

A decade-and-a-half removed from his Oscar-winning turn in Leaving Las Vegas, Nicolas Cage was an actor on a treadmill of ever decreasing returns. Read more

Arlington actor gets to work with Nicolas Cage in ‘Joe’

Arlington actor

Special to the Star-Telegram

It’s not every day that an actor from Arlington gets to not only meet a film star but also work alongside one. Read more

John Wayne Film Festival sets schedule

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Warner Bros.

The John Wayne Film Festival, which will take place April 24-27 at LOOK Cinemas in Dallas, has announced its lineup and a new guest: Ann-Margert Olsson, who will help introduce the April 26 screening of The Train Robbers, the 1973 movie she made with the Duke. Read more

Movie review: ‘Joe,’ starring Nicolas Cage

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Roadside Attractions/Ryan Green

Nicolas Cage must have been looking at Matthew McConaughey’s recent career and thought, “Hey, I want some of that!” Read more

John Turturro, Ed Harris to appear at USA Film Festival

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Millennium Entertainment

Hot on the heels of the Dallas International Film Festival, the 44th edition of the USA Film Festival -- one of the longest running film fests in the country -- runs April 22-April 27 with appearances from actors Ed Harris and John T... Read more

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