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Five questions with … Franka Potente of ‘The Bridge’

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FX

Franka Potente of ‘The Bridge’ Read more

Have we reached superhero saturation?

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DreamWorks

When Tim Burton’s Batman hit theaters 25 summers ago, superhero movies had been a relative nonfactor. Sure, the first two “Superman” films were great, but comic book-based movies were few and far between. Read more

Watch this: ‘A Texan in Paris’

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Erik Clapp Cinema+Photo

A couple of years ago, Fort Worth filmmaker/photographer Erik Clapp gave us The Fort, a short time-lapse film that is one of the best depictions of Fort Worth, going well beyond rea... Read more

Movie review: ‘Sin City: A Dame to Kill For’

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Dimension Films

Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez’s Sin City: A Dame to Kill For is like Paris after the zombie apocalypse: beautiful to look at but not a living soul in sight. Read more

Meet the new Doctor Who

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BBC America

No. 12, Peter Capaldi, is relishing the physically demanding role. Read more

Movie review: ‘When the Game Stands Tall’

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Sony Pictures

Outside of humans invaded by body snatchers and presidents whose nations are threatened by an asteroid, has there been a more stoic big screen performance than Jim Caviezel as Bob Ladouceur in When the Game Stands Tall? Read more

Movie review: ‘Are You Here’

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Millennium Entertainment

Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner takes his act to the big screen with Are You Here, which turns out to be the most quotable Owen Wilson comedy since Zoolander. Read more

Movie review: ‘Alive Inside”

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Sundance Institute

It isn’t news that musical therapy can produce striking results, but rarely have those good effects been as movingly illustrated as in Alive Inside. The documentary’s best moments are scenes of deeply debilitated nursing-home residents responding dramati... Read more

Matthew McConaughey to pitch for Lincoln brand

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Photo by Richard Shotwell

Oscar-winning actor Matthew McConaughey is the new spokesman for Ford's luxury Lincoln brand. Read more

Movie review: ‘Rich Hill’

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We watch films about the Great Depression secure in the knowledge that they have a happy ending. They may portray the horrific poverty that struck the nation, only to then focus on the resilience of the American people and our eventual triumph. Read more

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