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This Week’s Special Screenings

Cinemark Theaters and Paramount Studios’ Reel Classics series continues with Irving Berlin’s White Christmas (1954), 2pm December 1, and 2pm and 7pm December 4, at select Cinemark theaters. Details The Magnolia’s Big Movie film series continues with Federico Fellini’s masterpiece 8 1/2 (1963), 7:30 and 10:15pm, December 3, at the theater. Details The Alamo Drafthouse presents a Quote-Along screening of Terry Zwigoff’s notorious Christmas … Continue reading

This Week’s Special Screenings

The Kimbell Art Museum’s Summer Adventure Series: From Amazon to Andes series begins with a screening of Walter Salles’ biopic The Motorcycle Diaries (2004), 2pm, June 30, at the museum. Details The Texas Theatre presents a 35mm print of Dario Argento’s cult classic giallo film Deep Red (1975), 8pm, June 30, at the theater. Details The Highland Park Film Festival‘s summer film series continues … Continue reading

This Week’s Special Screenings:

The Texas Theatre presents an Easter screening of 35mm print of the Biblical epic The Ten Commandments (1956), 4pm, March 31, at the theater. Details The Texas Theatre presents a 35mm print of the original The Evil Dead (1981), 9pm, March 31, at the theater. Details The Texas Theater’s Tuesday Night Trash series continues with a screening of the action flick Hard … Continue reading

Any Gun Can Play: A Euro Western Primer

Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained has made some waves since its Christmas release, including some recent wins at the Golden Globes and status as Tarantino’s highest-grossing film to date. Odds are this attention has (hopefully) piqued viewer interest in the “spaghetti westerns” that inspired much of its style and tone. Grungy classics of the ’60s and … Continue reading

This Week’s Special Screenings

The Texas Theatre presents the best Christmas flick ever made, A Christmas Story (1983), various showtimes, December 23-25, at the theater. Details The Texas Theatre presents Sergio Corbucci’s classic spaghetti western Django (1966), 6:30pm December 23 and 7pm December 27, at the theater. Details The Texas Theatre will screen a restored 35mm print of the director’s cut Milos Forman’s epic biopic … Continue reading

This Week’s Special Screenings:

The Texas Theatre presents a screening of a 35mm print of The Jerk (1979) starring Steve Martin, 7:30pm, December 16, at the theater. Details The Texas Theatre also presents a screening of a restored print of the long-lost the seminal Aussie thriller Wake in Fright (1971), 5pm, December 16, at the theater. Details The Magnolia’s Big Movie film series presents a screening of … Continue reading

Hunger Games: Some Inappropriate Thanksgiving Viewing

The four-day family food fest known as Thanksgiving is upon us. It’s a special time of year, all about spending time with people you may or may not like, obligated to do so simply because you share some common DNA. Times are tough these days, with the world experiencing its worst recession ever, and groceries … Continue reading

Updated!: This Week’s Special Screenings

The Dallas Film Society continues its Summer Screenings series with a free screening of Clemente Fracassi’s adaptation of Giuseppe Verdi’s opera Aida (1953) at 7:30pm, June 11, at the Studio Movie Grill. Details Cinemark Theaters and Paramount Studios kick-off their Reel Classics summer film series continues with a screening of Orson Welles’ masterpiece Citizen Kane (1941), 2 and 7pm, June 13, at … Continue reading

Movie review: ‘The Salt of Life’

Both mirthful and melancholic, filmmaker Gianni Di Gregorio’s The Salt of Life takes a smart, moving look at that moment in a person’s life when they realize they’ve passed their expiration date. Di Gregorio maintains the low-key, slice-of-life style that characterized this movie’s predecessor, Mid-August Lunch (2008), and delivers a worthy follow-up. The actor director reprises his … Continue reading

Dangerous Game: 10 Great Manhunter Movies

The highly anticipated big screen version of the young adult novel The Hunger Games opens in theaters this weekend (see our review here). The material owes at least a kernel of its central premise – children forced to stalk and fight each other to the death in a wilderness arena — to the 1924 short … Continue reading

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