Alexander Payne Retrospective Continues As 'The Descendants' Opens Lone Star Fest

Seven years have passed since 'Sideways,' the last film directed by Alexander Payne, but he's back with 'The Descendants,' which opens the Lone Star International Film Festival in Ft. Worth tonight. Meanwhile, a retrospective of his films continues at the Angelika Dallas tonight. Jack Nicholson stars in 'About Schmidt,' which plays as part of the... Continue Reading →

Movie News in 60 Seconds: Amanda Seyfried Ready for Porn, Steve Carell's New Heist Comedy, Disney Starlets Want to Disturb

11/02/11: Rising star Amanda Seyfried may play adult film star Linda Lovelace in a new bio-pic, while Steve Carell is setting up a new heist comedy and three young actresses known want to take the indendent route under the direction of Harmony Korinne. Plus more stories in my daily news roundup for

Movie News in 60 Seconds: 'Puss' is Top Cat, ‘Tintin’ Wows Overseas, Justin Timberlake Going Folk?

10/31/11: 'Puss in Boot' topped the box office charts in the U.S., while Steven Spielberg's 'The Adventures of Tintin' rocked audiences overseas, and Justin Timberlake has been offered a leading role in the Coen brothers' upcoming folk music movie. Plus more stories in my daily news roundup for

Last Call: 'Gainbourg: A Heroic Life' at Texas Theatre

10/14/11: Final two shows for 'Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life,' an "inventive biography," will be Saturday at 2:00 p.m. and Sunday at 2:40 p.m. at the Texas Theatre.

'Take Shelter': Put this on your calendar now.

10/14/11: 'Take Shelter' lives up to advance word. Mesmerizing performance by Michael Shannon, with very strong support by Jessica Chastain, and great visual storytelling by writer/director Jeff Nichols. Opens next week at the Landmark Magnolia and Angelika Plano.

Retro Scene: 'The Deer Hunter' at Texas Theatre

Robert De Niro headlines an exceptional cast in Michael Cimino's controversial Vietnam-era epic.

Last Call: 'Jig,' 'Man Who Fell to Earth,' 'Another Earth,' 'Devil's Double'

Your last chance to catch up with four limited theatrical engagements before they leave town.

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