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‘Goat’ takes a bite out of frat life



Frat life on film has tended to revolve around the comedic, portraying a roughhouse, boys-will-be-boys culture where the cruelest acts have no real consequences. Read more

Chinese ‘Soulmate’ is worth finding


Cheng Cheng Films

Soulmate is a gorgeously shot, tear-stained love letter to female friendship that also provides a fascinating look into contemporary, urban China. Read more

Life is cruel in the fast lane in potent ‘White Girl'


White Girl, a cruel story of youth from the writer-director Elizabeth Wood, unfolds in a blur of swift, continuous motion. Young bodies crowd dance floors drenched in sweat and neon. Cocaine is snorted in astonishing quantities and from a highly unorthodox range of su... Read more

‘Storks’ soars with talent and humor


Warner Bros.

Welcome to the very strange, and strangely moving, world of Storks. Writer-director Nicholas Stoller, known for his more adult comedies, such as Forgetting Sarah Marshall and Neighbors, delves into the family-f... Read more

Musical stumbles down ‘London Road’


BBC Worldwide

A woman carrying grocery bags navigates a difficult obstacle course to reach her home. The obstacle? Rows upon rows of police tape. Read more

Toronto film fest report: It’s OK to cry



This time of year, anyone with a studio email address or an undergrad film-studies class under his or her belt will tell you about the movie that will rock your world, Boyhood-style Read more

Fort Worth’s Michaela Bradshaw weathers the storm in ‘Survivor’

Michaela Bradshaw of Fort Worth loves to travel. Read more

Art House Theater Day set for Saturday

Alamo Drafthouse Richardson 1

Special to the Star-Telegram

You know about the annual Record Store Day, right? It’s that one day of the year -- usually a Saturday in April -- when you’re supposed to support and patronize your local indepedently owned record store because, yes, th... Read more

Star-Telegram videographer wins People’s Choice award at Arlington film fest



Two very different, but equally moving football stories by Star-Telegram videographer Jared L. Christopher earned prizes over the weekend at the inaugural Frame4Fr... Read more

‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Veep' take top Emmy honors

2016 Primetime Emmy Awards - Press Room

Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP

Game of Thrones conquered the Emmy kingdom Sunday, honored as top drama for the second consecutive year and becoming the most honored prime-time TV series ever on a night of surprises and sharp political jabs. Read more

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