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Paxton, Kristofferson, Collins part of Alamo series event

Bill Paxton and Kris Kristofferson have appeared at the real Alamo to promote their roles in a TV miniseries about the shrine to Texas independence. Read more

ABC’s ‘500 Questions’ is a pressure cooker of a quiz show



Host Richard Quest says it’s almost inhumane what contestants are put through on this show, which premieres at 7 p.m. May 20. Read more

David Letterman reflects on 33 years in late-night television



In a single bound, David Letterman seemed to leap the full length of the stage at the Ed Sullivan Theater, racing from backstage as if he’d been thrust forward by the fanfare played by his longtime bandleader, Paul Shaffer, and his CBS Orchestra, and by the rumble of his announcer, Alan K... Read more

Double trouble this season on ABC’s ‘The Bachelorette’

There has to be a better way to find true love. Read more

Movie review: ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’


Jasin Boland

Mad Max: Fury Road is really like nothing else out there. Read more

Movie review: ‘Pitch Perfect 2’


Can we please talk about the snottiness of Pitch Perfect 2? It’s seriously snotty. It’s a two-hour lesson in how to act like a frenemy to your alleged friends. And it’s not funny enough. Read more

Movie review: ‘White God’


Magnolia Pictures

If someone wants to make a case that our four-legged actor friends deserve to be considered for Oscar consideration, right alongside Streep and McConaughey, they need only offer White God as evidence. The exhilirating, if heavy-handed Hungarian film, which won the Un ... Read more

‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ runs straight through North Texas

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Max Rockatansky, aka Mad Max, the loner/survivor/savior in George Miller’s epic saga of speed, violence, and leather-clad heroism, doesn’t seem like the kind of guy who would live in this quiet, suburban neighborhood. Read more

Interview: Director George Miller on ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’


Jasin Boland

Nobody does post-apocalypse like George Miller. Read more

Beyond ‘Mad Max’: Other apocalyptic films from Down Under


IFC Midnight

Maybe it’s that they’re two of the most isolated countries on the planet. Maybe it’s that one of them is largely desert where most of the population clings to the continent’s edges. Maybe it’s that they are, thanks to the international date line, where the future arrives ... Read more

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