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TV review: ‘The Missing’

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Starz

At first, you logically assume the title of Starz’ new series The Missing refers to the child who disappears when his parents are stuck overnight in a small French town while their car is being repaired. Read more

Maziar Bahari dives into ‘Rosewater’

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Barry Brecheisen Photography

Although Maziar Bahari has been doing interviews for Rosewater, Jon Stewart’s movie about the four months Bahari spent in an Iranian prison, the emphasis in promotion for the movie has been on Stewart. Read more

New on DVD: ‘How To Train Your Dragon 2’

Film Review How To Train Your Dragon 2

AP

DVD How To Train Your Dragon 2: In a pivotal moment of How To Train Your Dragon 2, new character Valka — the guardian of all dragons — tells our hero Hiccup that... Read more

LSFF announces film awards

The Life and Mind of Mark DeFriest and Homemakers took home the Best Documentary and Best Narrative Feature honors respectively at Fort Worth’s eighth annual Lone Star Film Festival, it was announced late Monday. Read more

Marisa Tomei to be feted by Dallas Film Society

Actress Marisa Tomei is replacing Toni Collette as the guest of honor at the Dallas Film Society’s Art of Film gala at the Perot Museum of Science and Nature on Nov. 21. Collette had to cancel due to changes in her overseas shooting schedule for an upcoming film. Read more

Tatum O’Neal, others honored at Lone Star Film Festival

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Special to DFW.com

Memories were everywhere you turned Friday at the Lone Star Film Festival’s fifth annual ball and filmmaker awards dinner. Read more

Movie review: ‘The Great Invisible’

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Radius-TWC

In the months that followed the 2010 BP oil spill, people far from the disaster were up in arms over the explosion on the Deepwater Horizon rig that killed 11 men and countless animals and spewed hundreds of millions of gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico. Read more

Meteorologist Lindsay Riley leaving NBC 5

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Courtesy KXAS

Lindsay Riley, who has been KXAS/Channel 5’s weekend-morning meteorologist since November 2012, is leaving the station for another gig, news director Susan Tully confirmed Thursday. Read more

Movie review: ‘Big Hero 6’

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Walt Disney

At first glance, you wouldn’t think that a mouthless robot that looks like a hybrid of the Pillsbury Doughboy and Frosty the Snowman would have much depth of character. Read more

Lisa Kudrow’s ‘Comeback’ has mild laughs

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HBO

There’s no better evidence of how insular Hollywood is than the steady stream of films and TV shows over the years about the only subject Hollywood really knows well: Itself. Read more

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