All New Yorkers know that leaving town often is one of the only things that ostensibly keeps us sane--a head scratcher that in and of itself might set off a light bulb for anyone who hadn't already lost it. To wit--and with a respectful tip of my hat to Pauline Kael--if I'm gonna lose it, I might as well lose it at the movies.
With both these things top of mind, I am back in Texas to participate in the 9th Annual Dallas International Film Festival. If the scope and quality of its eleven days and nights of programming is any indication, this is going to be time well-spent. Executive Director Lee Papert, Artistic Director J...
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