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Marc Savlov

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Marc Savlov has been covering film, music, and pop culture for The Austin Chronicle since 1991. In 2009 he was named "Meanest Critic in America" by the Miller McCune Center for Research, Media, and Public Policy (via aggregate film ratings derived from Metacritic et al). In 2011 he won "Best Film Critic" in the annual Austin Chronicle Best of Austin awards. Currently, he's prepping a non-fiction book and documentary about the punk rock scene in Thailand while attempting to learn Thai and master Adobe Final Cut Pro.

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Where to Invade Next

Michael Moore finds American idealism alive and well – abroad

Film Review, Feb. 11, 2016

The Choice

Nicholas Sparks' romantic yearnings once again flood our screens

Film Review, Feb. 11, 2016

St. Vincent Price

Victoria Price celebrates her father's legacy

Screens Feature, Feb. 11, 2016

Hail, Caesar!

The Coen brothers celebrate and eviscerate old Hollywood

Film Review, Feb. 4, 2016

The Boy

Horrors: A nanny finds that her new charge is a life-sized doll

Film Review, Jan. 28, 2016

2016 Oscar-Nominated Short Films: Animation

Watch and prepare for your Oscar pool

Film Review, Jan. 28, 2016

The Finest Hours

Perfect effects and performances made this sea-rescue movie a dandy

Film Review, Jan. 28, 2016

Lazer Team

The first feature film from Austin's Rooster Teeth gang is a hoot

Film Review, Jan. 28, 2016

Boy and the World

Singular masterpiece of mixed-media animation is up for an Oscar

Film Review, Jan. 21, 2016

Ip Man 3

Donnie Yen returns as the grandmaster who taught Bruce Lee his moves

Film Review, Jan. 21, 2016

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

Michael Bay lends his firepower to this war that's not really a war

Film Review, Jan. 14, 2016

Marc Savlov's Top 10 Films of 2015

Screens Feature, Dec. 31, 2015

The Hateful Eight

Tarantino's latest opus screens in 70mm this week at two Austin venues

Film Review, Dec. 23, 2015

Seasonal Cinema

Forget Die Hard, here's some holiday deep cuts

Screens Feature, Dec. 23, 2015

Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens

The Force awakens, and a franchise reboots

Film Review, Dec. 17, 2015

Youth

Michael Caine and Harvey Keitel star in this gorgeous, existential ode

Film Review, Dec. 17, 2015

The Joy of Watching, Reading, and Feeling

Holiday offerings for the pop-culturally minded

Screens Feature, Dec. 17, 2015

The Joy of Watching, Reading, and Feeling

Holiday offerings for the pop-culturally minded

Screens Feature, Dec. 17, 2015

Krampus

This horror-comedy brings a demon to the holiday gathering

Film Review, Dec. 10, 2015

In the Heart of the Sea

Ron Howard sets sails with that famous Nantucket whale story

Film Review, Dec. 10, 2015

Theeb

A young Bedouin boy in 1916 has an adventure in the war-torn desert

Film Review, Dec. 3, 2015

The World of Kanako

In this bloody Japanese thriller, a father searches for his daughter

Film Review, Dec. 3, 2015

Victor Frankenstein

This version of the Frankenstein tale is told from Igor's perspective

Film Review, Nov. 25, 2015

Austin Film Festival: The Lion’s Path

He is Nietzschean, hear him roar

Screens Daily, Oct. 31, 2015 12:15 PM

Austin Film Festival: Booger Red

Satanic panic déjà vu amidst the East Texas pines

Screens Daily, Oct. 31, 2015 11:45 AM

Our Brand Is Crisis

Sandra Bullock shines in David Gordon Green's political comedy

Film Review, Oct. 29, 2015

Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension

In this final film in the series, found footage causes more trouble

Film Review, Oct. 29, 2015

Return to the Forbidden Zone

Richard Elfman brings his cult classic to the Ritz

Screens Daily, Oct. 24, 2015 1:20 PM

Bone Tomahawk

Hybrid Western/horror film starring Kurt Russell is a brutal delight

Film Review, Oct. 22, 2015

The Last Witch Hunter

The Last Witch Hunter? Promises, promises.

Film Review, Oct. 22, 2015

Rock the Kasbah

Bill Murray is a music promoter who finds his next client in Afghanistan

Film Review, Oct. 22, 2015

Crimson Peak

Guillermo del Toro goes Gothic, but falls short

Film Review, Oct. 15, 2015

Rosenwald

Chicago-based, Jewish philanthropist Julius Rosenwald is profiled

Film Review, Oct. 8, 2015

Yakuza Apocalypse

Japan’s nuttiest filmmaker Takashi Miike strikes again

Film Review, Oct. 8, 2015

Deathgasm

Crazed Kiwi film leaves you laughing, gagging, and head-banging

Film Review, Oct. 8, 2015

99 Homes

Orlando real-estate drama is a microcosm of the U.S. financial crisis

Film Review, Oct. 8, 2015

Fantastic Fest 2015: “Satanic Panic: Evilspeak

Original Alamo programmer Kier-La Janisse, Satan, return

Screens Daily, Oct. 1, 2015 5:30 PM

Coming Home

Zhang Yimou's latest is a family drama set against the winds of history

Film Review, Oct. 1, 2015

Fantastic Fest 2015: Zoom

Body image and identity crises in an M.C. Escher world

Screens Daily, Sep. 27, 2015 1:45 PM

Fantastic Fest 2015: Ruined Heart

Another love story between Christopher Doyle and his camera

Screens Daily, Sep. 26, 2015 3:40 PM

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