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Make Some Noise: Sound Art At Oil & Cotton

From the sound of rainwater on a can to hundreds of audio clips from Western movies, the Cotton & Oil exhibition, ‘And then I whirled to the sound of,’ uses sounds to make you think and feel.

The Dallas Opera Vs. The Met Opera Over The Future of Opera

The Met Opera’s general manager Peter Gelb has said simulcasts are simply not drawing younger audiences the way they hoped, while the Dallas Opera’s Keith Cerny says theirs certainly are. Who’s right? They both may be.

What Are William Joyce And Brandon Oldenburg Up To?

The SMU grad and the former Dallasite won an Oscar for best animated short in 2012. Since then, their Shreveport-based Moonbot Studios has won Webby awards and daytime Emmys. And they’ve got even bigger plans …

The Big Screen: Linklater’s Fantastic ‘Boyhood’

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Austin director Richard Linklater is known for Dazed and Confused and Before Sunrise – films that take place over a single day. But his new film, called Boyhood, unspools over the course of 12 years. And that’s also how long it took to make. This week, we explain why it was worth the wait.

Art&Seek Jr: Horray For Hollywood! 7 Unique Movie Experiences For The Kiddos

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Looking for something a little different? Check out one of these unique movie experiences.

The Big Screen: Previewing The Asian Film Festival Of Dallas

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The 13th Annual Asian Film Festival of Dallas begins its eight-day run at the Angelika Film Center on Thursday night. This week, we get a preview from Steve Carlton, one of the event’s founders and chief programmers.

The Big Screen: Patriotic Movies For The 4th Of July

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The forecast for the 4th looks hot and humid. You could melt along a parade route or sweat it out over a hot grill. Or you could stay comfortably cool on the couch with a stack of movies.

The Big Screen: Talking ‘Hellion’ With Kat Candler

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This week, we talk to Kat Candler about how teaching film students makes her a better director and about working with Aaron Paul fresh off of Breaking Bad.

The Big Deal: ‘Life Itself’ Screening At The Landmark Magnolia Theatre

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If you love movies, you’ll love this one.

The Big Screen: Previewing The Oak Cliff Film Festival

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The Oak Cliff Film Festival opens tonight at the Texas Theatre. It’s the third year for the festival, and this week we talk to two of its programmers about a few of the repertory films they’ve included in this year’s event.

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