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The Big Screen: Lessons In Movie Theater Etiquette

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This week, we talk to a Dallas etiquette expert about what to do when the only thing standing between you and a good movie is the person sitting in front of you.

The Big Screen: Previewing AFFD

This week, we talk to the programmer of this year’s event about a few firsts for the festival.

Exclusive: Jac Alder’s Last Live Stage Performance And Last Public Interview

Monday night, Theatre Three holds a celebration of its late co-founder Jac Alder, an indomitable arts leader. As an online memorial to him, here are exclusive video excerpts from his last stage performance — with the Bruce Wood Dance Company in 2013 — and a last public interview at the Nasher Sculpture Center in 2014.

The Big Screen: Dirk On And Off The Court

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This week, we talk about getting to know him a little better and hear from the Big German himself.

Revisit The Best Films Of The Last 50 Years Tonight With ‘The Big Screen’ Team

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The Big Screen boys – KERA’s Stephen Becker and Chris Vognar of The Dallas Morning News – are going back half-a-century in film to illustrate the best in cinematic storytelling.

The Big Screen: A History Of Dallas Movie Exhibition

This week, we trace the history of movie exhibition in Dallas with a recent UT-Arlington graduate who wrote his master’s thesis on the topic.

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.

Does Stage Life Trump Gay Life In ‘The Nance’?

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Double your entendres in The Nance, about a 1930s burlesque performer who finds his campy stage life conflicts with his private gay life. Uptown Players presents the Texas premiere of the Broadway comedy by Douglas Carter Beane.

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.

Analysis: Last Thoughts On ‘Medea’ – And Some Serious Questions About DTC Casting

Artistic director Kevin Moriarty generated tons of goodwill when he reconnected the DTC to its historic commitment to a company of local actors. Six years on, it looks more and more like a goodwill gesture and not a real acting ensemble.

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