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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, 2018
Jan 31, 2018

Over the next month, we're previewing the Academy Awards with a look at some of the nominated films. Up this week is a conversation with Nicole Myers, the Lillian and James H. Clark Curator of European Painting and Sculpture at the Dallas Museum of Art, about "Loving Vincent" - one of the most innovative animated films in years.

Jan 24, 2018

Over the next few weeks, we'll be talking about some of this year’s Oscar-nominated films, which were announced this week. Up first is a conversation about “I, Tonya” with Dallas Morning News sports reporter Kevin Sherrington, who was on the scene in Detroit the day Nancy Kerrigan was attacked.

Jan 16, 2018

A festival of short films focusing on the outdoors screens Thursday and Friday in Dallas. This week, we talk with the director of Mountainfilm about using movies to take audiences on real-life adventures.

Jan 10, 2018

Every year, careers are launched at the Sundance Film Festival. Think Steven Soderbergh, Quentin Tarantino and Paul Thomas Anderson. This week, we talk with Augustine Frizzell, who just might join that list this year with her debut feature, "Never Goin' Back," which she shot in North Texas.

Jan 3, 2018

In “The Post,” Tom Hanks plays legendary Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee. He’s desperately trying to convince the paper’s publisher – played by Meryl Streep – to print The Pentagon Papers, which detail how the government lied about the Vietnam War. This week, we talk with the editor of The Dallas Morning News about the many journalistic questions explored in the film.

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