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The Big Screen: Halfway Through 2015

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The summer movie season is in full swing, and those prestigious Oscar hopefuls are just a few months away. At the halfway point of 2015, we talk about the year’s best movies so far – including a wild ride and a sci-fi thriller.

The Big Screen: The Psychology of ‘Inside Out’

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This week, we talk to a fellow member of the DFW Film Critics Association – who also happens to be a psychology professor – about the science behind the movie.

The Big Screen: Oak Cliff FF Preview

This week, we’ll get a preview from the festival’s programmers and talk about honoring a style of filmmaking that rejects convention.

The Big Screen: A Chat With Mark Cuban, Part II

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In Part II, we’ll get a little more business savvy, talking about how the day-and-date release concept he pioneered with Todd Wagner – and we’ll find out who he’s rooting for in the NBA Finals.

The Big Screen: A Chat With Mark Cuban, Part I

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When Mark Cuban isn’t running the Mavericks, he spends a lot of his time in front of a camera. On television, he’s best known as one of the sharks on ABC’s Shark Tank. And this week, we talk to him about his latest movie role, playing himself in Entourage.

The Big Screen: Teaching Film In High School

This week, we talk to the head of the Garland High School’s film program about preparing students for a career in the movie business.

The Big Screen: The Wonder Of Flying

This week, we talk about how commercial flights have made the world smaller with the director of “Living in the Age of Airplanes,” playing at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science through Labor Day.

The Big Screen: The Big Movie Series At The Magnolia

This week, we talk to the programmer of one of Dallas’ best repertory series about how the movies are picked.

The Big Screen: A Chat With NPR’s Bob Mondello

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In this week’s Big Screen, he talks about the challenges of reviewing for radio, why he doesn’t take notes and whether or not he’s looking forward to those pending summer blockbusters.

The Big Screen: High Kicking With The Rangerettes

The Kilgore College Rangerettes have performed at presidential inaugurations, New Year’s Day parades and events across the globe – all in their signature red, white and blue uniforms. A new documentary looks at the history of perhaps the world’s most famous drill team.

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