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Movie review: ‘The Humbling’

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Christie Mullen

We have forgotten how subtle Al Pacino could be, pre “Hoo-ah!” Something about his Oscar-winning turn in Scent of a Woman unleashed the beast, a performer as big, broad and puffed-up as that mountain of hair he keeps teased about his head. Read more

Movie review: ‘Strange Magic’

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Lucasfilm Ltd.

There are good things in the animated musical fantasy Strange Magic: the ultra-detailed, photorealistic animation; the name-that-tune pleasures of a mash-up/jukebox soundtrack; fine vocal performances from the cast’s actor-singers; and a transcendent sequence f... Read more

Movie review: ‘Two Days, One Night’

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Sundance Selects

It is strange to think of Two Days, One Night as a thriller. The new drama from Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne, the accomplished Belgium filmmaking brothers, stars French actress Marion Cotillard as a factory worker trying to win her job back. Read more

Viewers will love to hate Wilson’s crude ‘Backstrom’

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FOX

Rainn Wilson doesn’t particularly like crime dramas and police procedurals. Read more

Alamo Drafthouse announces fourth DFW location

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Alamo Drafthouse

Alamo Drafthouse, the Austin-based dine-in movie theater chain known for its quirky programming, is continuing to expand across North Texas with a new location set for Little Elm. Located at Main Marketplace, at the intersection... Read more

Pics: The Marvel Experience at the Cotton Bowl in Fair Park

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Scott Fisher/Special to DFW.com

Throngs of superhero fans flocked to Dallas on Saturday to check out the mighty new interactive exhibit. Read more

For director Sam Taylor-Johnson, life’s all ‘Grey’ areas

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Universal

Sam Taylor-Johnson had been working in secrecy for months when she finally got an opportunity to play footage of her new film for a fresh-eyed viewer — Beyonce. Read more

Saginaw teen stars in new Nickelodeon series

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NICKELODEON

Brec Bassinger’s life is about to undergo a monumental change. Read more

Actress from Crowley is putting out fires in Chicago these days

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NBC

Kara Killmer has come a long way since making her acting debut on the Fort Worth stage. Read more

Highs and lows of life on ‘Parks and Rec’

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NBC

Actor Jim O’Heir reflects on how the acclaimed sit-com has changed lives as it enters its last season. Read more

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