JUST IN: It’s Oscar Time For Crystal Charity Ball Fashion Show And Luncheon

It’s double Oscar time in these parts. Come Sunday night a lot of folks are going to be tuning into the 90th Academy Awards to see which movie of the year will be the best — “Darkest Hour,” “Dunkirk,” “The Post,” “Lady Bird,” “Phantom Thread,” “Call Me By Your Name,” “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing,” “Get Out” or “The Shape of Water.” And speaking of “shape” and … [Read more...]

Award-Winning Filmmaker Johnathan Brownlee To Head Up Dallas Film Society And Dallas International Film Festival

The Dallas Film Society and its Dallas International Film Festival have new leadership. Award-winning Canadian/American entertain veteran Johnathan Brownlee has been selected to serve as the Dallas Film Society’s CEO/President and the DIFF’s Executive Director. According to DFS Chair Mark Denesuk, “The board had a tall order for its new leader – expand our community impact … [Read more...]

The First Annual Movie Madness Marathon Registration Deadline Approaches

How about a marathon that requires absolutely no sunscreen, sunglasses or sweating? That’s exactly what the Dallas Film Society and Studio Movie Grill have on “The First Annual Movie Madness Marathon” agenda for Sunday, July 16, at Studio Movie Grill at Spring Valley. Guests will watch four movies — “Despicable Me 3,” “Spider Man – Homecoming,” “War for the Planet of the … [Read more...]

Dallas Film Society President/CEO Lee Papert To Exit The Popcorn World

Dallas Film Society President/CEO Lee Papert is leaving the dark theaters of the film world and looking to a brighter future. As soon as the official word on his departure is received, it will be posted. In talking with Lee, he admitted that six years ago he started a whole new world, both personally and professionally. Just the week before being named to head up the DFS, he … [Read more...]

Dallas Film Society’s 2017 Art Of Film Was A Double Header With Honoree Robert Benton And Dallas Star Awardee Faye Dunaway

Gary Cogill declared that Robert Benton was one of the nicest people in the film business. This claim took place on Wednesday, March 29, as guests like Co-Chairs Regina Montoya and Paul Coggins, Stacy Girard, and Haley Hamilton Cogill gathered at Sixty Five Hundred for the Dallas Film Society’s Art of Film honoring Benton for his multiple accomplishments in the film industry. … [Read more...]