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The Big Screen: Chuck Jones In Fort Worth

This week, we talk about the animator’s lasting legacy, the subject of an exhibition at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History.

The Big Screen: SXSW Films At DIFF

The Big Screen team is just back from covering the festival, and this week we’re talking about films we saw there that will soon play here.

SXSW: Behind The Scenes Of ‘House Of Cards’

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Beau Willimon, the brains behind the Netflix hit, explains how the show takes a nuanced approach to diversity – and how he melds the real world with the alternate universe he’s created.

SXSW: David Gordon Green Won’t Be Pinned Down

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He’s bounced from indie dramas to stoner comedies. And with his latest effort, he explores the pain of looking back at lost love.

SXSW: Evel Knievel Lives On

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The original daredevil gets his due in the documentary ‘Being Evel.’

SXSW: Ava DuVernay, Motivational Speaker

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In her film keynote, the Selma director explains the importance of intention and how it guides your attention.

SXSW: Exploring The Limits Of Free Speech In ‘Welcome To Leith’

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In the age of activist documentaries, this one scores points through its objectivity.

SXSW: It Begins

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It’s time to head down to Austin for another edition of SXSW. Here’s a preview of what I’ll be covering this weekend.

The Big Screen: Remembering Albert Maysles

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This week, we talk about his contributions to the world of film with a man who knew him well, VideoFest artistic director Bart Weiss.

The Big Screen: The Art Of Skewering A Movie

The comedy troupe Master Pancake has their sights set on the latest hot movie. Can you guess which one?

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