Next Friday, native Texan Wes Anderson releases his new film, The Grand Budapest Hotel. To mark the occasion, our Big Screen team returns to 1996 for a look at Anderson’s first movie, Bottle Rocket, which he made in Dallas.
Among the highlights are efforts from Richardson and Austin directors and a movie from a Dallas production house.
When the Academy Awards were handed out Sunday night, half of this year’s acting Oscars went to performers in Dallas Buyers Club. It was a big night for the film and for Longview native Matthew McConaughey.
Tonight, the 9th Annual Women in Film Showcase will be screened at the Studio Movie Grill in on Northwest Highway in Dallas. This week, our Big Screen team talks to the president of Women in Film Dallas about the event and about the strides women are making in the industry.
Texas Black Film Festival director David Small tells us that people unfamiliar with the event might be surprised by the ground it covers.
This week, Thin Line director Joshua Butler joins us for a preview of the event and to discuss just what makes a documentary a documentary.
This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman meets a former railroad worker who helped launch the careers of some of the biggest names in country music.
This week, we talk about the George Clooney- directed film, which is based on a book by Dallas author and historian Robert Edsel.
This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman honors a non-Texan who played a vital role in helping us celebrate ours state’s heritage.
Dallas’ Toby Halbrooks joins us to talk about his short film, Dig, which he took to the Sundance Film Festival, and about how a political party has attached extra meaning to its sparse story.