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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: January, 2017
Jan 25, 2017

Some of the movies that received Oscar nominations this week debuted a year ago at the Sundance Film Festival. This week, we talk about some of the films that played this year’s festival - which wrapped last week - including some with Texas ties.

Jan 18, 2017

Liener Temerlin, the Dallasite who was a titan of the American advertising industry, died late last week. He was 88. This week, our Big Screen team talks with James Faust of the Dallas Film Society about Temerlin’s vast contribution to the world of film.

Jan 11, 2017

Lawmakers in both the Texas House and Senate are introducing bills to abolish a program that offers incentives to lure movie and television productions to the state. This week, we talk with the head of the Dallas Film Commission about what ending the incentive program would do for the Texas film industry.

Jan 4, 2017

For people with synesthesia, stimulating one sense triggers an involuntary experience in another sense. For example, someone might associate certain sounds with specific colors. Through the years, experimental filmmakers have played with that idea. This week, we talk about a film series showing Sunday at the Nasher Sculpture Center that explores what music might look like.

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