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The Big Screen

The Big Screen looks in-depth at the most interesting new release in theaters each week. We also have a weekly conversation with a major movie star or mover-and-shaker in the North Texas film scene and we highlight movies and DVDs to watch this weekend. The Big Screen is hosted by Chris Vognar, movie critic for The Dallas Morning News (dallasnews.com) and Stephen Becker, reporter for Art and Seek, from KERA (artandseek.org).
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Now displaying: November, 2016
Nov 30, 2016

A film opening in North Texas this weekend took quite an unusual route to the screen. This week, we talk with the director of "Three Days in August" about turning to a screenwriting competition for his script.

Nov 16, 2016

Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk” takes place mostly during halftime of a Dallas Cowboys Thanksgiving Day game. The movie is based on the book of the same title by Dallas author Ben Fountain, and this week, we talk about how the film captures one soldier’s experience coming back from war.

Nov 9, 2016

The Lone Star Film Festival opens its 10th edition Thursday night in Fort Worth. This week, we preview this year’s lineup with the festival’s executive director

Nov 2, 2016

If you’ve seen a classic movie poster re-imagined by a contemporary artist, there’s a good chance it was commissioned by an Austin company called Mondo. This week, we visit Mondo’s gallery in Austin to talk about movie posters with Mondo creative director Rob Jones.

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