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Review: ‘American Honey’ finds love in a hopeless place



Many years ago, in California, I overheard a cellphone conversation from a man with a plummy, Royal Family accent. He was letting all of us mere mortals in the general vicinity know that his work was forcing him to travel to “one of those square states where the square people live.” Read more

Wake up and see ‘Girl Asleep’



Girl Asleep, first-time director Rosemary Myers’ quirky, surreal, deadpan and low-budget take on female adolescence, is an absolute joy. At once a throwback to so many of the off-kilter Australian films of the ’70s and ’80s and a declaration of a ... Read more

‘The Accountant’ doesn’t quite add up


Chuck Zlotnick

Director Gavin O’Connor’s thriller The Accountant almost seems like an excuse for Ben Affleck to try his hand at playing a math whiz for once. But Affleck’s Christian Wolff is a far cry from Will Hunting. Read more

‘Little Women: Dallas’ debuts next month



A go-go dancer and bodybuilder are among the cast members to be featured in the upcoming Lifetime reality TV series set in North Texas. Read more

Traffic reporter Chelsey Davis to take the exit ramp from CBS 11


Courtesy of KTVT

Chelsey Davis, who came to Fort Worth-based KTVT/Channel 11 as its morning traffic reporter in June 2015,... Read more

‘A Man Called Ove’ is heartwarming, uplifting movie


Music Box Films

Stories about crusty old curmudgeons are a staple subgenre of our film diet. From Pixar’s animated fantasy Up to Clint Eastwood’s character-driven Gran Torino and Alexander Payne’s relationship dramedy Read more

‘Desierto’ will leave you thirsty



The premise of Desierto is both topical and terrifying: a group of undocumented Mexican workers trying to slip across a desolate spot along the U.S. border find themselves the victims of a gunman who’s picking them off one by one. It could make for pithy commen... Read more

Delkus interruptus: Off-screen voice disrupts Channel 8 weather forecast

Pete Delkus 1

Star-Telegram archives

Among the major late-night newscasts in Dallas-Fort Worth, only one, WFAA/Channel 8’s, takes place in a studio that can be viewed by the public. Channel 8’s newscasts originate from a studio in the AT&T Plaza in Dallas’ Victory Park, which can add excitement to the newscast d... Read more

Playstation VR becomes a reality at midnight: lines form in DFW

Digital Life Sony PlayStation VR Review


Christmas is still a few weeks away, but today — Oct. 13 — might as well be a holiday for serious gaming fans. Read more

What would Jack think? Sutherland back in White House on TV, but as president



Much like the character he plays in Designated Survivor, Kiefer Sutherland had no desire to become president of the United States. Read more

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