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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


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


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


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


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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