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Each week within this column we strive to pair the latest in theatrical releases to worthwhile titles currently available on Netflix Instant Watch. This week we offer alternatives to Puss in Boots, The Rum Diary and In Time.
This Friday a pop star-turned-action star battles time and its wealthy rulers, while a costumed cat seeks a sky-high dream and a drunken Lothario goes abroad for romance and rum. But if these flicks cannot quench your thirst for fractured fairy tales, sci-fi thrills and angst-ridden anti-heroes, we’ve got you covered with a tantalizing selection of choice movies available online.
Before he was swashbuckling alongside Shrek, this ferocious feline (Antonio Banderas) was crossing swords with the cat burglar Kitty Softpaws (Salma Hayek), stealing magic beans from the gruff outlaws Jack & Jill (Billy Bob Thorton & Amy Sedaris) and teaming up with the crafty criminal mind Humpty Dumpty (Zach Galifianakis). [Review here]
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Overall tonight, the judges talked a lot about Improvement. Probably because that was the rationale for keeping Ryan. They also talk a lot about the choreography. And emotional portrayal of character. Although the show is not supposed to be So We Think You Have Potential, or So You Think You Can Choreograph, or So You Think You Can Emote. There were four judges tonight instead of just three, »
- Gwen Orel
The Dallas International Film Festival Announces Scott Z. Burns to receive the Dallas Shining Star Award
Horton Foote to be posthumously honoured with the Dallas Star Award
Additions to the Festival Line Up
The Dallas International Film Festival presented by Cadillac (March 31 . April 10, 2011) announced today that two new Honorees have been added to the slate of Dallas Star Award recipients . writer, producer and director Scott Z. Burns (The Informant, The Bourne Ultimatum) and posthumously to Texas legend and Academy-Award winner Horton Foote(To Kill A Mockingbird, Tender Mercies). The popular Texas Avery Animation Award presented by Reel FX Entertainment will be awarded to the writers and directors of the Academy Award nominated How To Train Your Dragon and Lilo & Stitch, Dean DeBlois and Chris Sanders. Previous recipients include Pete Docter (Up), Henry Selick (Coraline),Chris Wedge (Robots)and Brad Bird (Ratatouille, »
- Melissa Howland
3 items from 2011
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