Echols came to his fame the hard way: As an unjustly accused murderer who became the subject of three documentaries — Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills (1996), Paradise Lost 2: Revelations (2002) and Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory, which was nominated for a best documentary Oscar last year.
The Academy been trying desperately to shake up their Oscar nominations, and they finally succeeded, with noms packed tons of surprises
Handicapping the Oscar nominations before they are released Thursday morning
Jessica Chastain engages us with her Jodie Foster-esque inquisitiveness, and for the next two hours, she never lets us go. It’s the kind of performance Oscars were designed for.
Our critics rank the best of 2012 in film, stage and music, and name our 10th Actor of the Year ARNOLD WAYNE JONES Life+Style Editor 2012 was the year mainstream movies got gay and found God. Strangely, that duo ended up not being so unusual. But the depth to which characters in film embraced [...]
Just in time for our Hollywood Issue, Bette Midler chats about Parental Guidance (including its stance on bullying) and the “bittersweet”
Andy (Seth Rogen) is a nebbish inventor of an eco-safe universal solvent that he can’t sell because he has the salesmanship of Droopy Dogg. When he finds out his widowed mom Joyce (Barbra Streisand) named her son after her long-lost love, Andy decided to combine a cross-country sales trip into a mother-son bonding experience. Yeah, [...]
Our Christmastime movie roundup: ‘Cirque,’ ‘Les Miz,’ ‘Django,’ ‘This is 40’ Django Unchained. After remaking various genre pictures throughout his career — blaxploitation, pulp, Hitchcock, grindhouse, war movies, kung fu actioners — it was only a matter of time until Quentin Tarantino eventually turned his sights on the spaghetti Western. And since he chose with [...]
Tons of new and classic movies, TV shows and compilations are available, if you’re still looking for a good gift idea for that someone on your list. Here’s our rundown.
The Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association, a rough assemblage of about 30 print, online and broadcast film commentators from across the Metroplex (including yours truly), released the results of their annual poll this morning for their awards of the best of the year at the movies, and here are the results for our collective picks (not mine, mind you, though I had my say as well) for 2012