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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: December, 2016
Dec 21, 2016

Turn on the television this week and it won't be hard to find a Christmas movie. This week, we talk about some of the better modern holiday films and take a trip back in time to revisit the classics.

Dec 14, 2016

In “Jackie,” Natalie Portman plays First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy as she processes her husband’s assassination. This week, we talk about how the movie separates itself from other JFK stories by focusing on the small moments surrounding one of the biggest stories in American history.

Dec 8, 2016

LGBT audiences can regularly see characters they identify with in movies these days. That, of course, was not always the case. This week, we talk with a founder of a local series for LGBT moviegoers about a film that has resonated in that community for decades – "Auntie Mame" from 1958.

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