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Movie review: ‘Elvis & Nixon’

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Bleecker Street Media

Even knowing in advance that the new film Elvis & Nixon is only yea-big, and that it’s not intended to carry the usual biopic baggage, its particular charms are disarming nonetheless. Read more

Fox 4 adds Allison Harris to reporting staff

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Fox/KDFW

KDFW/Channel 4 announced Wednesday that Allison Harris will join the Fox 4 reporting staff as a general-assignment reporter, effective May 9. She’ll contribute to various station newscasts. Read more

Tour brings ABC’s ‘Nashville’ to North Texas

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ABC

North Texans will get a bonus episode of ABC’s Nashville this weekend. Read more

Movie review: ‘Born to Be Blue’ starring Ethan Hawke

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IFC

One of the biggest challenges of writing a biography is finding — or, in some respects, inventing — a storyline, since life itself includes lots of interesting stuff but usually no plot. Multiply that problem by 10 for the biopic film genre, since the writer and director need to tel... Read more

‘Real Housewives of Dallas’ Ep. 2 recap: The scat in the hat

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Bravo

The second episode of Bravo’s The Real Housewives of Dallas is even more poop-centric than the first, as if anyone thought that could even be possible. Read more

Richard Rawlings plane forced to land in Florida

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Steele, Tom

The Dallas Morning News is reporting that Richard Rawlings, the man behind Read more

Catch author Sandra Brown’s ‘White Hot’ moment

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Crown Media

Maybe Sandra Brown should stick to her day job. Read more

‘Confirmation’ re-examines Clarence Thomas-Anita Hill showdown

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HBO

The HBO movie, which premieres 7 p.m. April 16, follows the Senate hearings for Thomas’ Supreme Court nomination. Read more

Review: HBO’s ‘Confirmation’ plays it too safe

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HBO via TNS

HBO’s Confirmation isn’t the first TV project to play it safe, but in this case, playing it safe results in a missed opportunity that has as much to do with what’s happening in the real world as it does with timid filmmaking. Read more

A ‘Real Housewives of Dallas’ drinking game for episode 2

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Michael Larsen/Bravo

It was the zinger heard ’round the Metroplex: “It’s getting a little Plano in here.” Read more

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