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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 Serious Doubts 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.

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 Deal – Exhibition On Screen: Girl With A Pearl Earring And Other Treasures From The Mauritshuis Museum Netherlands

Win tickets to see great art on the big screen.

Dallas And Ft. Worth Join Forces Again For Broadway Musical Series

Ft. Worth finally gets The Book of Mormon, while the DSM brings in 3 shows with brief runs on Broadway (Elf, Bridges of Madison County and Bullets Over Broadway) and everybody shares three shows.

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.

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