How Bradley Cooper’s ‘A STAR IS BORN’ gives a time-honored classic new things to say

September 21st, 2018 | Movie News, Opinion | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic It doesn’t come as much of a surprise when an actor segues into writing and directing. However, it bears further inspection when they choose a film that’s been made before – specifically three times prior in the case of multi-hyphenate Bradley Cooper’s iteration of A STAR IS BORN. Though the song remains the same, the way it’s sung and arranged puts a new spin on an enduring chart-topper. Cooper has managed to ...


Movie Review: ‘THE HOUSE WITH A CLOCK IN ITS WALLS’ a family-friendly spooky tale

September 20th, 2018 | Movie Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

Connor Bynum // Film Critic THE HOUSE WITH A CLOCK IN ITS WALLS Rated PG, 104 minutes. Director: Eli Roth Cast: Jack Black, Cate Blanchett, Owen Vaccaro, Kyle MacLachlan, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Colleen Camp and Sunny Suljic As the 2018 summer blockbuster season comes to an end, we enter into that brief window before awards season where horror films take over our theaters. Most of these are usually targeted at adult audiences. But every so ...


10 Fantastic Fest films to get your blood pumping

September 20th, 2018 | Fantastic Fest, Film Festivals | 0 Comment

Preston Barta // Features Editor As the the movie industry continues to shift, Fantastic Fest remains a place where genre movie fans can party all day and night, watch cool movies and careers be born, and soak in memories that will last forever. Fantastic Fest champions horror, sci-fi and fantasy films, and many of them will make their way to Dallas-Fort Worth cinemas. This year’s edition starts Thursday in Austin and runs through Sept. 27. Here are 10 ...