| Mar 24, 2015
| 5:20 AM
FORT WORTH, Texas And then there was one.
In October 2008, there were about 200 drilling rigs searching primarily for natural gas in the Barnett Shale. Everywhere you turned, someone was poking a hole in the ground. Money, and gas, was flowing.
| Mar 21, 2015
| 8:00 AM
Pepe Serna arrives carrying a big bag. Inside is a treasured bit of movie history: his prop arm from Brian De Palma's 1983 gangster masterpiece "Scarface."
Though he's been in some 100 films, Serna is best known as Angel, Tony Montana's (Al Pacino)...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 4:45 AM
In "The Grand Budapest Hotel," Wes Anderson's candy-bright fable of decades in the life of the title European edifice, he's Inspector Henckels, a late-1930s police officer and a gentleman, a bright flash of civility before a dark era. The film received...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 2:30 AM
"IT'S LIKE an old movie star. You're really creating an eyelid. It's also Greta Garbo makeup and Marlene Dietrich. That's why, with these kind of eyes, you can never do Botox. I did it once, and it was awful ... you look like some relative that nobody...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 3:19 PM
The Oscar race is so different from book prizes. After a book wins one major prize -- say, the Pulitzer -- it's less likely to wind up as a contender for the National Book Award. Literary judges like to spread the love around.
Movies are different. Each...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 8:25 AM
In its setting and in its blunt, unfussy style, director, co-writer and star Tommy Lee Jones' "The Homesman" is a film out of time. It takes place in 1855, the year after the creation of the Nebraska Territory. Like Jones' previous theatrical feature, the...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 6:15 AM
To which part of calling "The Homesman" a "feminist western" would Tommy Lee Jones, its director, co-writer, co-producer and costar, be more likely to object?
"It's not very meaningful," says Jones wearily. "I know what a western is; it's a movie that's...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 12:28 PM
The second installment of FX's "Fargo" will star Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons, the network announced Wednesday.
The next 10-episode series will be set in 1979 in Sioux Falls, S.D., and Luverne, Minn. The story will involve a young state police...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 10:00 PM
**1/2 (out of four)
Food and fun are scarce in “The Homesman.” Yet unlike Christopher Nolan’s massively disappointing “Interstellar,” “Homesman” director/co-writer Tommy Lee Jones lends some urgency and sense...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 3:03 PM
"Horrible Bosses 2" is not about bosses, office work or 9 to 5 jobs. It's about a Marx Brothers-style farce with no grounding in reality.
Jason Bateman, Jason Sudeikis and Charlie Day reprise the characters from the original film. They bring likable...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 2:30 PM
AFI Fest has set a first-look at director Ava DuVernay's Civil Rights drama "Selma" on Nov. 11 at the Egyptian Theater.
The event will include 30 minutes of footage from the film, which is set to open on Christmas, followed by a conversation with...