FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – It’s a huge weekend for movies. The Lone Star Film Festival is in full swing and so are the stars.
Thursday night during the Festival’s Ball, Albert Ruddy, legendary producer of 1972′s ‘The Godfather’ and 1974′s ‘The Longest Yard’ received the Lone Star Lifetime Achievement Award. He had this to say about the honor, “producers get the lifetime achievement award because it takes a lifetime to achieve anything.”
Friday night the film festival will show a re-screening of ‘The Longest Yard’
New in theaters this weekend, James Bond and Abraham Lincoln.
Daniel Craig is back as Ian Flemming’s James Bond 007 in ‘Skyfall.’ After convincing many he was dead, Bond must prove that he’s not only alive, but hasn’t lost his edge. ‘Skyfall’ is rated PG-13.
Director Steven Spielberg is taking movie-goers back in time with ‘Lincoln.’ Daniel Day Lewis plays the 16th American President caught in a battle between his personal instincts and his cabinet. Set during the Civil War, ‘Lincoln’ chronicles the President’s leadership during one of the nations most tumultuous times. ‘Lincoln’ is rated PG-13.
From movies to bucking broncos. The Tom Thumb Texas Stampede Rodeo is on at the Allen Center. It’s the 4th largest rodeo in the state and there’s something for the whole family from roping, to barrel racing and even a petting zoo for the kids. http://www.texasstampede.org/