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Movie review: ‘Mississippi Grind’


Patti Perret

Ryan Fleck and Anna Boden’s latest film, Mississippi Grind, combines the classic tales of a love story and an odyssey, but features two down-and-out, inveterate gamblers as our heroes. Read more

Movie review: ‘Finders Keepers’

File this one under “What the huh?” Read more

‘The Martian’ author takes an epic space odyssey

Film Review-The Martian


Andy Weir has a vivid imagination, but even he couldn’t dream this big. Read more

Matt Damon is a man on a mission

The Martian

Matt Damon has no illusions about how he’d fare if he were stranded alone on a distant, lifeless planet. Read more

Harrison Ford spotted around Fort Worth

LA Premiere of 42 Arrivals


Not only does Harrison Ford dig Fort Worth, he has good taste in the places he visits. Read more

Rob Lowe & Co. have fun with fame game in ‘The Grinder’



The Grinder, which premieres at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, is about celebrity, fame and some of the misconceptions attached. Read more

Movie review: ‘Meet the Patels’



The modern age of contemporary dating comes up hard against the ages-old tradition of arranged marriages in Meet the Patels, an often uproariously comedic and ultimately poignant documentary about one man’s quest to meet The One. Read more

Movie review: ‘Stonewall’


Roadside Attractions

Somehow, director Roland Emmerich has made a movie even less historically accurate than 10,000 BC, the one depicting Egyptian-style pyramids being constructed with the help of woolly mammoths. Read more

Movie review: ‘Hotel Transylvania 2’


There’s an embarrassment of riches when it comes to movies for kids. This summer has seen the likes of the emotional Inside Out and the brilliant claymation film Shaun the Sheep. But with the abundance of offerings on hand, not ever... Read more

‘The Amazing Race’ features DFW pair



Tanner Kloven and Josh Ahern’s presence this season on The Amazing Race defies all logic. Read more

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