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In ‘Draft Day,’ Costner tackles another sports movie


Summit Entertainment

Kevin Costner is a lifelong follower of the NFL, but the obsession many fans have these days with fantasy football mystifies him. Read more

Movie review: ‘Jodorowsky’s Dune’

Alejandro Jodorowsky’s Dune is one of the most influential films that doesn’t exist. That’s the assertion of a highly entertaining documentary, Jodorowsky’s Dune, about how the wild-man director of Read more

Meteorologist Krista Villarreal leaves CW33

Weather Villarreal 2


A week after our story on DFW TV meteorolgists ran, one of them has left the TV station she worked for. Read more

New on DVD: ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’ starring Ian McKellen

Film Review The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

Warner Bros. Pictures

DVD The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug : Sleeping dragons, as we know from our childhood literature, eventually awaken. If they didn’t, there wouldn’t be a story. So it’s hardly news that i... Read more

Spring TV preview: ‘24’ leads the pack



The lineup also includes such promising premises as ‘Fargo’ on the small screen, ‘Salem’ and Mike Judge’s ‘Silicon Valley’ Read more

Opening night: Dallas International Film Festival


Chance Maggard/DIFF

DALLAS -- Despite threatening skies and word of bad weather elsewhere in the Metroplex, the eighth Dallas International Film Festival kicked off Thursday night at the City Performance Hall with the usual round of red-carpet arrivals,... Read more

Movie review: ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier”

Film Review Captain America The Winter Soldier


Captain America: The Winter Soldier, the latest Marvel movie/merchandising monolith, has all the makings of another generic comic-book blockbuster. It’s a too-long sequel with a few snappy one-liners, a third act that concludes with a predictable cacophony of e... Read more

Movie review: ‘Frankie & Alice’


Sergei Bachlakov

Frankie & Alice is a movie that’s late to the game. Read more

Television review: ‘Silicon Valley’


Isabella Vosmikova

In the new HBO deadpan comedy series Silicon Valley, creator Mike Judge attempts to do for Internet start-up culture what he has already done for North Texas suburbia ( King of the Hill), teenage stoners ( Beavis and Bu... Read more

Five questions with . . . Emma Watson

Film Review Noah

Paramount Pictures

The young actress talks about Noah, spirituality and juggling career and education. Read more

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