Add ‘Vice’

Posted on 09 Jan 2015 at 6:15am

Which of the new crop of films are worth seeing? Most of them:  ‘Inherent Vice,’ ‘Selma,’ ‘Mr. Turner’ Inherent Vice Paul Thomas Anderson is one of those newish breed of filmmakers (along with David O. Russell, J.C. Chandor, Bennett Miller and Jason Reitman) who strikes me as self-consciously trying to be un artiste. (Gus Van [...]

The year in entertainment 2014: Screen

Posted on 26 Dec 2014 at 6:30am

Critical rankings of the best of 2014 in film, stage, television and books   ARNOLD WAYNE JONES   At the movies in 2014, it was about time. No, literally. Time was all over. Whether you’re talking the 12 years it took to film Boyhood, showing a child from adolescence into manhood, or the space-time disconnect [...]

Still Richard

Posted on 19 Dec 2014 at 7:25am

As the Alzheimer’s drama ‘Still Alice’ garners acclaim, its makers, gay couple Wash Westmoreland and Richard Glatzer, deal with their own health tragedy Partners in life and filmmaking, Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland may have bestowed Julianne Moore with a role that could finally net her an Oscar. Adapted from Lisa Genova’s novel of the [...]

Magic to do

Posted on 19 Dec 2014 at 6:00am

Sorcery and song dominate a rich holiday season of moviegoing: ‘The Hobbit,’ ‘Into the Woods,’ ‘Annie,’ ‘The Imitation Game,’ ‘The Gambler,’ ‘Unbroken’ ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor The year got off to a slow start, movie-wise. From New Year’s Day until the end of summer, only one film — Boyhood — really stuck out. [...]

Ben Whishaw: The gay interview

Posted on 18 Dec 2014 at 8:53am

As our final lead-up to The Hollywood Issue on Friday, we offer up an interview with the notoriously private Ben Whishaw, who — aside from his work in films like Skyfall and Cloud Atlas — will be appearing soon in Paddington and the supernatural drama Lilting. Lawrence Ferber tracked down Whishaw and Lilting’s writer/director Hong Khaou. [...]

DFW Film Critics name ‘Birdman’ best of 2014

Posted on 15 Dec 2014 at 10:04am

The Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association, of which I am a voting member, named the fantasy Birdman as the top film of 2014 in its annual poll

REVIEW: ‘Foxcatcher’

Posted on 26 Nov 2014 at 5:09am

Miller has made a haunting story that doesn’t haunt you, a tragedy with no flawed protagonist to sympathize for. Foxcatcher, like John Du Pont, is a cypher

Movie review: ‘Interstellar’

Posted on 06 Nov 2014 at 7:55am

Movie review: ‘Interstellar’

‘Horns’ of a dilemma

Posted on 31 Oct 2014 at 6:00am

Is it possible to recommend people see the worst movie of the year? Kinda   ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor To call Horns the worst movie of all time is neither fair nor completely accurate. I have seen thousands of movies, and many hundreds of those were downright terrible. Most of the terrible ones [...]

Q Cinema: Our preview starts here

Posted on 08 Oct 2014 at 10:04am

Club King, The 10 Year Plan launch 16th annual Q Cinema gay film fest in Fort Worth on Thursday