Movie Review: Zac Efron-starring Bundy film delivers its title’s promise, unsettles through new perspective

Courtesy of Netflix. Preston Barta // Features Editor EXTREMELY WICKED, SHOCKINGLY EVIL AND VILE Rated R, 108 minutes.Director: Joe BerlingerCast: Lily Collins, Zac Efron, Angela Sarafyan, Haley Joel Osment, Terry Kinney, Brian Geraghty, Jim Parsons and John Malkovich DALLAS – True crime splatters itself all across the storytelling mediums. It seems anywhere we look these days there’s a new book, documentary, television show or podcast devoted ...


‘MUSTANG ISLAND’ rounds up Texas-sized laughs

April 6th, 2017 | Dallas International Film Festival, Film Festivals | 0 Comment

Preston Barta //  Features Editor Ageless romantic-comedy softens the blow of breakups There are a few universal truths about relationships, and chief among them is that breakups suck. Whether you’re the dumper or the dumped, it can often send your world spinning and make you feel like you’ll never find love again. One particularly effective method for handling such a tragedy is to drown your sorrows in movies about people going through the same thing. ...


’44 PAGES’ highlights youth in heartfelt fashion

Preston Barta // Editor If you were ever bored in the waiting room at the doctor's office as a kid, you may remember picking up Highlights for Children. It's that colorful children's magazine with all the fun pictures, stories and puzzles inside. Perhaps sections such as "Hidden Pictures," "Ask Arizona" and "Goofus and Gallant" flood in cherished memories from the past. There was something extraordinary about that time in our lives when we'd pick up that ...