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‘Grease’ is still the word with live Fox event



Julianne Hough, the star of Fox’s Grease Live!, has been rehearsing this for 20 years. Read more

Movie review: ‘Jeruzalem’


Epic Pictures

If not for its setting, the Israeli horror film Jeruzalem would be just another video verite, found-footage, would-be scarefest with little to make it unique. But its locale — Jerusalem’s walled Old City with all of its cultural ramifications — is diffe... Read more

Movie review: ‘45 Years’


Sundance Selects

The year is early but I’m convinced 45 Years is one of the best films you'll see in 2016. Read more

WFAA anchor Ron Corning’s Facebook pics used in scam

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Star-Telegram archives

Ron Corning, the News 8 Daybreak co-anchor, is very good at social media. Despite getting up early every weekday to co-host the WFAA/Channel 8 morning newscast with Alexa Conomos, Corning is often out there on Read more

Fort Worth comedy writer turns her ‘Crazy’ married life into Web series


Funny or Die

Christy Stratton, a TV comedy writer from Fort Worth, has a friend with an exhausting list of food allergies. Read more

KERA unveils rebranding campaign



KERA has a new look, which it revealed just before Sunday night’s airing of Downton Abbey on KERA/Channel 13. But when we say KERA, we mean not only Channel 13 but KERA/90.1 FM, sister station KKXT/91.7 FM (better-known as KXT), and its Art&Seek website. Read more

‘X-Files’ creator talks about six-episode reboot, premiering Jan. 24



A couple of weeks ago, Jimmy Kimmel teamed with David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson of The X-Files in a comedy short that brilliantly demonstrated how time had passed them by. Read more

PBS has exciting lineup, even after ‘Downton Abbey’ ends



Don’t cry for Downton Abbey. PBS won’t. Read more

Movie review: ‘Son of Saul’



The Holocaust movie as a genre has become — pardon the overused expression — singularly problematic. Read more

Movie review: ‘The 5th Wave’


Columbia Pictures

The 5th Wave is very much a January release – in another words, not very good – but at least it’s unusual in its awfulness. For its first half hour, the movie is interesting and alarming in the best way, laying down a sci-fi premise and delivering... Read more

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