Comedy comida

Posted on 16 Jun 2017 at 7:20am

Mike White and Miguel Arteta re-team for ‘Beatriz at Dinner,’ the best movie of the year so far ARNOLD WAYNE JONES | Executive Editor jones@dallasvoice.com The pairing of writer Mike White and director Miguel Arteta may be the most undervalued artistic partnership in Hollywood. From Chuck & Buck, their creepy gay stalker comedy, to Jennifer […]

Serial offender

Posted on 16 Jun 2017 at 6:15am

More than 20 years after it flopped at the box office, John Waters’ cult fave ‘Serial Mom’ is back for a new generation Has there ever been a better prank call than the one in Serial Mom? The wicked bit features Kathleen Turner as Beverly Sutphin, harassing her parking-spot-stealing neighbor, Dottie Hinkle (Mink Stole): “Is […]

Pyramid scheme

Posted on 09 Jun 2017 at 7:35am

‘The Mummy’ betrays its source material — and its audience   The strength of any supernatural action film often rests on the thoughtfulness of its mythology: What is the curse, the back-story, the motivation of the villain who comes to plague mankind? How could it possibly be defeated? Plant those seeds correctly, and you can […]

Poetic justice

Posted on 19 May 2017 at 6:30am

How out filmmaker Terence Davies & queer actress Cynthia Nixon tackled the life of Emily Dickinson Terence Davies has long been praised for his poetic, lyrical filmmaking, including the autobiographical Distant Voices, Still Lives (1988) and The Long Day Closes (1992), his 2000 Edith Wharton novel adaptation The House Of Mirth and last year’s Sunset […]

WATCH: Trailer for the Billie Jean King-Bobby Riggs movie ‘Battle of the Sexes’

Posted on 17 May 2017 at 8:55am

WATCH: Trailer for the Billie Jean King-Bobby Riggs movie ‘Battle of the Sexes’

Goldie Hawn and Amy Schumer on ‘Snatched’ and gay fans

Posted on 12 May 2017 at 11:28am

“We’re serious bitches, too,” says Amy Schumer, nearly in tears. The comic firecracker is seated next to national treasure Goldie Hawn, and the screen icon has just made a touching revelation: She used to comfort men dying of AIDS. Perhaps that isn’t the kind of heartwarming reveal you’d expect during a sit-down for their action-comedy, […]

Summer of Wonder

Posted on 05 May 2017 at 6:30am

Our annual preview of the summer’s movies The summer movie season officially kicks off this weekend with the new Guardians of the Galaxy movie, and its week-by-week slate of wannabe blockbusters will be peppered with art films, dark horses, interesting failures and more. Here’s our curated list of what to look forward to for the […]

‘A Very Sordid Wedding’ adds more Dallas screenings (VIDEO)

Posted on 24 Apr 2017 at 10:37pm

‘A Very Sordid Wedding’ adds more Dallas screenings (VIDEO)

The Wedding planner

Posted on 14 Apr 2017 at 6:30am

Del Shores revisits the residents of Winters, Texas, in his timely — and hilarious — ‘A Very Sordid Wedding’ ARNOLD WAYNE JONES | Executive Editor jones@dallasvoice.com Del Shores hops into his rental car, pops in a CD of Brandy Clark, and rushes from the Design District to Oak Cliff for a meeting with a potential […]

Being green

Posted on 10 Mar 2017 at 7:25am

Runner-up Oscar nominees might be better than the winners The war is over, and the Nazis lost. You’d probably assume German soldiers fighting in other European countries put down their arms and marched back home. Only that’s not what happened for many young Germans in Denmark. That small northern Ally Power was riddled with land […]