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Lost in translation

“Ghost in the Shell,” directed by Rupert Sanders and written by Jamie Moss, William Wheeler and Ehren Kruger, turns a successful manga and...

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Game Corner: Shadow Warrior 2 Review

“Shadow Warrior 2” is a first-person shooter game where players take control of a mighty ninja that spews carefree one-liners while fighting off...

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My State Fair Adventure

A family tradition since 1886, the State Fair of Texas commemorates all things important to the state: food, agriculture, community, football and family....

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Dangerous Liaisons

Student actors put on performance of 18th century French novel In the first few moments of the “Les Liaisons Dangereuses”, Marquise de Mertueil...

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Drama wastes interesting premise

“True Story,” based on Michael Finkel’s memoir of the same name, fails to be as interesting as the true story. Finkel’s stories were...

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New ‘Furious’ film resorts to same formula

“Furious 7” has a nonsensical plot and dull dialogue, but it speeds past these road bumps that might otherwise sideline any other film...

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‘Marigold’ sequel delightfully simple

Film underwhelmingly mixes talented cast with stuffy plot As the title suggests, “The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” doesn’t portray anything new or...

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Dallas music scene emerges

Take a drive through Deep Ellum on any given weekend and you’ll likely hear local music echoing among the old buildings covered in...

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‘Dark Girls’ a dialogue on colorism

The Meteor Theatre kicked off Black History Month on Feb. 4, 2015 in the Jonsson Performance Center with “Dark Girls,” a film that...

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Weak cyber crime action movie features lackluster performance

“Blackhat” fails to make hacking watchable for audiences “Blackhat,” starring Chris Hemsworth, is a plodding crime drama about hacking, with clumsy dialogue and...

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