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Movie review: ‘Heart of a Dog’



In the stringent, limited genres of the film world, file Laurie Anderson’s Heart of a Dog under documentary, but that seems to miss the point. If it were in a bookstore, you might find it in the poetry section. Or try philosophy, photography or essay. For it is a... Read more

Movie review: ‘Mojave’


Tom (Garrett Hedlund) is having a sincerely terrible week. The wunderkind Hollywood filmmaker dashed off to the desert in a self-destructive huff, encountered a weird drifter type named Jack (Oscar Isaac) and accidentally shot a park ranger. Not to mention, he has his producer (Mark Wahlberg) and... Read more

Movie review: ‘Ip Man 3’ with Mike Tyson


Well Go USA

Any movie that features Hong Kong martial arts/action star Donnie Yen going up against Mike Tyson with fight choreography designed by Yuen Woo-Ping ( The Matrix, Kill Bill) at least has a sense of humor about itself. But Ip Man 3 — t... Read more

Steve Harvey turns Miss Universe gaffe into ratings gold


Jeff Schear

Chances are you remember what happened to Steve Harvey when he hosted the Miss Universe Pageant in December, but to recap: When he announced the winner, he got it wrong. Read more

TV’s superhero universe expands with ‘Legends of Tomorrow’

DC\'s Legends of Tomorrow

The CW

Every great superhero has a memorable origin story. But that’s not the case for every great superhero TV show. Read more

PBS offers snapshot of ‘Bonnie & Clyde’


Courtesy of L.J. Boots Hinton

Technology might change, but people never do. Read more

Rashida Jones up for challenge of ‘Angie Tribeca’

Angie Tribeca


There’s an old showbiz saying: Dying is easy, comedy is hard. Read more

‘Lonesome Dove Trail’ kicks off in Fort Worth

Lonesome Dove Rope Cutting


Punctuated by the occasional whinny of a horse and the lowing of penned cattle, a group of Fort Worth dignitaries including Ed Bass and Mayor Betsy Price presided over a “rope cutting” Friday in the heart of downtown to kick off a six-month series of events celebrating Larry McMurt... Read more

Nine films to watch on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

To Kill a Mockingbird


This year marks the 30th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, which first was observed Jan. 20, 1986. Signed into law by President Reagan, the national holiday commemorates the man who did more for the civil rights movement than any private citizen in U.S. history. Read more

New miniseries is ultimate CliffsNotes version of ‘War & Peace’

War and Peace

Laurie Sparham

James Norton, an up-and-coming English actor, refuses to behave like a War and Peace snob. Read more

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