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‘Goat’ takes a bite out of frat life

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Paramount

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

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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'

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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

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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’

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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

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A24

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

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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

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Frame4Frame

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

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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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