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The Big Screen: Reviewing 'The Dictator,' Talking Texting in Theaters

by Stephen Becker 18 May 2012 5:00 AM

This week, we review ‘The Dictator’ and discuss the rise of texting in movie theaters.


Sacha Baron Cohen and Ben Kingsley star in The Dictator.

This week, Art&Seek’s Stephen Becker and Dallas Morning News movie critic Chris Vognar review Sacha Baron Cohen’s latest, The Dictator. Then in the second segment, we have a discussion about the rise of texting in movie theaters – why it’s happening and what should be done about it. And we finish the week with a look at other new films coming to theaters as well as the news of the Alamo Drafthouse coming to North Texas. Be sure to subscribe to The Big Screen podcast on iTunes. Stream this week’s podcast below or download it.