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Marjorie Baumgarten

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Marjorie Baumgarten is a film critic and senior editor at The Austin Chronicle, where she has worked in many capacities since the paper's founding in 1981. She has been the Chronicle's Film Reviews editor for the last 25 years, and her work has also appeared in Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, and Film Comment.

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The Good Dinosaur

Sweet and charming, Pixar's dino pic should please everyone

Film Review, Nov. 25, 2015

Creed

Stallone's Rocky trains Apollo Creed's son in worthy franchise reboot

Film Review, Nov. 25, 2015

Spotlight

This terrific newspaper movie gets all the elements right

Film Review, Nov. 19, 2015

By the Sea

Angelina and Brad topline this modern-day arthouse relic by Jolie Pitt

Film Review, Nov. 19, 2015

Secret in Their Eyes

Chiwetel Ejiofor, Julia Roberts, and Nicole Kidman in a twisty drama

Film Review, Nov. 19, 2015

Dangerous Men

Instant midnight classic marries inspiration with sub-par technique

Film Review, Nov. 12, 2015

The 33

Antonio Banderas stars in this story about the trapped Chilean miners

Film Review, Nov. 12, 2015

All Things Must Pass

Spirited doc traces the rise and fall of Tower Records

Film Review, Nov. 5, 2015

Suffragette

Carey Mulligan gets her Norma Rae on in this historical drama

Film Review, Nov. 5, 2015

Room

Emma Donoghue's screen adaptation of her bestseller is a knockout

Film Review, Nov. 5, 2015

Truth

Drama about how Dan Rather and his producer Mary Mapes got fired from CBS

Film Review, Oct. 29, 2015

Victoria

All-in-one-shot Victoria is a real marvel

Film Review, Oct. 29, 2015

Beasts of No Nation

Idris Elba co-stars in this Netflix drama about child soldiers in Africa

Film Review, Oct. 15, 2015

Freeheld

Julianne Moore and Ellen Page are adrift in this gay-rights drama

Film Review, Oct. 15, 2015

Ladrones

Comic Mexican caper draws weight from its historical slant

Film Review, Oct. 8, 2015

He Named Me Malala

Doc about the famous champion of girls' eduction, Malala Yousafzai

Film Review, Oct. 8, 2015

Addicted to Fresno

Natasha Lyonne and Judy Greer co-star as sisters in off-color comedy

Film Review, Oct. 1, 2015

Sicario

Taut, morally ambiguous thriller is set on the U.S./Mexico border

Film Review, Oct. 1, 2015

The Walk

Philippe Petit dreamed it and Robert Zemeckis brings it to life

Film Review, Oct. 1, 2015

Fantastic Fest 2015: Anomalisa

Charlie Kaufman measures the weight of human consciousness

Screens Daily, Sep. 28, 2015 8:45 PM

Fantastic Fest 2015: The Wave

Norwegian disaster film is gripping and naturalistic

Screens Daily, Sep. 25, 2015 10:15 PM

Stonewall

A Midwestern boy comes out amid the backdrop of the Stonewall Riots

Film Review, Sep. 24, 2015

Feeling an Elephant

The Toronto International Film Festival's inexhaustible breadth

Screens Feature, Sep. 24, 2015

Grandma

Lily Tomlin leads a dynamic cast down roads less traveled

Film Review, Sep. 10, 2015

90 Minutes in Heaven

Faith-based film taken from bestseller is directed by Michael Polish

Film Review, Sep. 10, 2015

The Visit

M. Night Shyamalan blends comedy and horror in his latest offering

Film Review, Sep. 10, 2015

A Walk in the Woods

Robert Redford and Nick Nolte walk the Appalachian Trail in Bill Bryson's memoir

Film Review, Sep. 3, 2015

7 Chinese Brothers

Jason Schwartzman stars in this comedy from droll Austin auteur Bob Byington

Film Review, Sep. 3, 2015

The Diary of a Teenage Girl

Bold coming-of-age story is told from the girl's POV

Film Review, Aug. 27, 2015

Best of Enemies

The 1968 debates between William F. Buckley and Gore Vidal are legend

Film Review, Aug. 20, 2015

6 Years

Filmed-in-Austin relationship drama captures local culture

Film Review, Aug. 20, 2015

The End of the Tour

Fictional but satisfying portrayal of a David Foster Wallace interview by a Rolling Stone reporter

Film Review, Aug. 13, 2015

The Stanford Prison Experiment

Dramatization of the famous psychology experiment

Film Review, Aug. 6, 2015

Call Me Lucky

Bobcat Goldthwait directs doc about fellow comic Barry Crimmins

Film Review, Aug. 6, 2015

Irrational Man

Joaquin Phoenix plots the perfect crime in Woody Allen's new charmer

Film Review, Aug. 6, 2015

Vacation

Rude and crude; make other vacation plans

Film Review, Jul. 30, 2015

Pixels

Ever wish you could pixelate Adam Sandler?

Film Review, Jul. 23, 2015

Southpaw

This boxer's story is familiar, but Jake Gyllenhaal is all new

Film Review, Jul. 23, 2015

Felt

In this psychological horror story, an artist uses her craft to fight rape culture

Film Review, Jul. 16, 2015

Mr. Holmes

Ian McKellen plays Sherlock Holmes at 93, as his memory begins to fail

Film Review, Jul. 16, 2015

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