#tbt review: The Greatest Works of Brian De Palma

Preston Barta // Editor Premiering this weekend at the Oak Cliff Film Festival (June 16-19) is Noah Baumbach and Jake Paltrow's DE PALMA. The film catalogs the career and life of filmmaker Brian De Palma. Of all the storied filmmakers of the 1970s, De Palma was very much the outcast. He broke the rules and changed the game with cult films such as BODY DOUBLE, FEMME FATALE and PHANTOM OF THE PARADISE (also screening at the festival). And even though he's ...


OCFF Review: ‘TANGERINE’ Packs A Punch & Delivers An Unforgettable Knockout

Preston Barta // Features Editor TANGERINE | 88 min | R Director: Sean Baker Writer: Sean Baker and Chris Bergoch Cast: Kitana Kiki Rodriguez, Mya Taylor, Karren Karagulian, Mickey O'Hagan and James Ransone There’s a reason people call it “buzz,” which TANGERINE is already generating a lot of. The air in the Texas Theatre crackled with an electric fever as the lights came up and the end credits rolled off the screen for festivalgoers at the ...


A Filmgoer’s Guide to the 2015 Oak Cliff Film Festival in Dallas

June 11th, 2015 | Film Festivals, Oak Cliff Film Festival | 0 Comment

Preston Barta // Features Editor Taking place tonight through Sunday (June 11-14), the Oak Cliff Film Festival promises to be one of the best spots to see some of best films from Texas filmmakers. It will also bring some high-quality independent features, documentaries and shorts to the area. Fresh Fiction has put together a list of films that you should seek out while venturing out to Big D to take in the festival setting. TANGERINE Tonight (6/11) at 8 ...