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Stark Sands steps into future with ‘Minority Report’



Stark Sands doesn’t need a crystal ball to know that he’ll long remember 2015 as one of the best years of his life. Read more

Jaimie Alexander inks starring role in NBC’s ‘Blindspot’



In the opening moments of Blindspot, NBC’s much-hyped new action-conspiracy drama, leading lady Jaimie Alexander makes one of television’s most memorable entrances ever. Read more

Amy Vanderoef: an update on the former ‘GMT’ co-host


Kelly Williams

A little more than six months ago, Amy Vanderoef left her gig as guest host of Good Morning Texas, the WFAA/Channel 8 morning show she had co-hosted for 10 years. Read more

Movie review: ‘Black Mass’


Warner Bros.

There are few films, outside of the horror genre, where a character’s exterior so aptly mirrors the evil brutality within like Johnny Depp’s James “Whitey” Bulger in the gripping and brutal crime saga Black Mass.... Read more

Movie review: ‘Captive’



David Oyelowo, the picture of principled honor as the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in Selma, delivers unmitigated evil as the murderer at the heart of Captive. He plays psychopath Brian Nichols, whose 2005 murder spree terrified Atlanta. As... Read more

Tim Ryan marks 20 years at Fox 4’s ‘Good Day’



Back in 2012, when we did our “ Wakeup Callers” story about morning TV anchors in DFW, KDFW/Channel 4’s Tim Ryan told us about the first time a local morning show was p... Read more

Fall TV preview: separating the superior from the sub-par



In the debut episode of Minority Report, a sci-fi series set in the year 2065, viewers are given a fleeting glimpse of what television might be like 50 years from now. The most amusing “prediction” is that The Simpsons will s... Read more

Movie review: ‘Everest’



Everest is not an easy movie to watch. No entertainment that contains such tragedy should be. Read more

Movie review: ‘Rosenwald’


Rosenwald is a documentary that unearths a little-known nugget of American history that deserves to be brought into plain view. While director Aviva Kempner’s approach is straightforward, the story she’s telling is so fascinating that it trumps the lack ... Read more

Movie review: ‘Cooties’


Tony Rivetti

The horror-comedy Cooties — a genially low-budget tale of teachers fighting off a pack of elementary-school-age zombies — milks its midnight-movie aesthetic for all it is worth, mixing obviously fake gore and over-the-top violence with macabre, pop-cultu... Read more

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