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View of WWII Germany Is Resonant of Mel Brooks

View of WWII Germany Is Resonant of Mel Brooks

Alternate history is a theme that has existed nearly as long as stories have been captured on cellulose. Very rarely is the historical account retold in such a comedic way? Taika Waititi (What We Do In The Shadows, Thor: Ragnarök) chooses to share a story of World War II through the eyes of a ten-year-old boy, JoJo. Roman Griffin Davis […]

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Five Shorts On Hard Topics- Panelists

Five Shorts On Hard Topics- Panelists

Panelists Amy Williams Director Cohen Clinic Dallas and Kate Hoon Chief of Staff with Psych Hub discuss their involvement in the first ever North Tx Film Festival.

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Murphy Reminds Fans About American Cinema’s Blaxploitation Roots

Murphy Reminds Fans About American Cinema’s Blaxploitation Roots

@FilmDitz Eddie Muphy’s return to adult comedy is a grand and glorious romp into a slice of his comedic career. All while reminding his audience of the exorbitant heights Rudy Ray Moore’s launched his career from his perseverance and should be celebrated for. Murphy’s audience will receive an education to Rudy Ray Moore and his historic spirit. Every independent filmmaker […]

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Joker Is A Slowburn of a Different Kind

Joker Is A Slowburn of a Different Kind

Everything feels too close for comfort in DC’s latest version of Joker. No more superpowers or resistance to pain, or extravagant clothing, or wealth. This human lives among us now in an altered mental state and engulfed in dreamed delusions. Is anyone so far off of this mark at any given moment? And all it takes are a few pushes— […]

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Emmett May Be Fun But There Is No Genius Here

Emmett May Be Fun But There Is No Genius Here

An Indie that uses the power of dialogue— Emmett in “Boy Genius” is easily recognized as that advanced kid from school we all loved to hate. C’mon, you remember one. The one shorter than you but still talking over your head. No matter what age at some point you’ve been around a know-it-all.   But yeah, high school. Who had a […]

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Five Reasons Shooter McGavin is More Evil than Darth Vader

Five Reasons Shooter McGavin is More Evil than Darth Vader

At a simple glance, Darth Vader would appear to the average viewer to be the more evil of the pairing, but with a deeper view, I will show you the five traits that prove Shooter McGavin is the MORE Evil villain. Childish Pettiness- Shooter demands that Happy takes his shot over the fallen scaffolding. While Vader and the Emperor only […]

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Short film "Listen" Star, Jessica Graham.

A Dinner and Damage: Trapped in Safe Places

I read an article recently in Thought Catalog and a quote. “Damaged people, damaged people.” Or… they use them or subtly abuse them, or yes, beat them. Jessica’s direction focuses on the silence (ironically) and the blur of time passing with an abusive partner. Do people allow abuse because they see their significant other’s damage and love them enough to […]

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Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood Courtesy Bona Pictures, HeyDay Pictures and Sony Entertainment.

Once Again QT Breaks Better History

Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood Courtesy Bona Pictures, HeyDay Pictures and Sony Entertainment. Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood Courtesy Bona Pictures, HeyDay Pictures and Sony Entertainment.     @FilmDitz Every generation viewer should be warned that: This is not a trip into your father’s Hollywood, but QT trip to what was arguably the golden age of Hollywood’s production […]

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Way Back Wednesday~ Billy Bob Thornton

Way Back Wednesday~ Billy Bob Thornton

We go way back to ’09 when we spoke with Billy Bob Thornton about BBQ, Sushi, and Music. Billy Bob Thornton speaks with us at the Texas Film Awards about his Austin favorites and bands with ‘Brothers” in their name.

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Spider-Man: Far From Home. Courtesy Columbia Pictures, and Marvel Studios.

A Vacation Story: By Peter Parker

Spider-Man: Far From Home Courtesy Columbia Pictures and Marvel Studios 2019 Spider-Man: Far From Home. Courtesy Columbia Pictures, and Marvel Studios. @FilmDitz Nearly two decades comic book audiences have had Spider-Man on the big screens, yet out of this list of all the Marvel properties, Spider-Man is the one film that could get you kicked out of the Disney castle […]

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