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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.

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.

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.

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 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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