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Michael Agresta

17 articles

Texas 'Forev'

Austin expats make good on the festival circuit with their debut indie comedy

Screens Feature, May. 15, 2014

South of the Border, and Much Further South

New films from Mexico and Chile dazzle at Cine Las Americas

Screens Daily, Apr. 28, 2014 1:04 PM

'The Immortalists'

Screens Feature, Mar. 15, 2014


Screens Feature, Mar. 14, 2014

SXSW Film Review: 'The Immortalists'

Meet two of our generation's would-be fountains of youth

SXSW Daily, Mar. 12, 2014 10:15 AM

SXSW Film Review: 'DamNation'

All will be affected by the film's tributes to paradise lost

SXSW Daily, Mar. 12, 2014 9:17 AM

SXSW Film Review: 'Cesar Chavez'

Diego Luna's biopic is a true hero's journey

SXSW Daily, Mar. 11, 2014 12:05 AM

NASA Wants You to Help Save the World

Space returns as the final frontier of Interactive programming

Screens Feature, Feb. 27, 2014

Under the Boardwalk

UT alum Sarah Cornwell shares her Jersey Shore-set novel

Books Daily, Jan. 22, 2014 12:00 PM

Peter Hedges in Real Life

The writer/director returns to his roots with new novel The Heights

Books Feature, Mar. 19, 2010

Words Are Bonds

Worlds intersect at the 17th annual Austin International Poetry Festival

Books Feature, Apr. 17, 2009

New in Print

Local author and poet Dave Oliphant translates Chilean anti-poet Nicanor Parra

Books Review, Mar. 6, 2009

America America

Shades of Chappaquiddick in the terrific novel about a political dynasty

Books Review, Jul. 4, 2008

The Second Plane: September 11: Terror and Boredom

Martin Amis tries breathlessly to evoke the post-9/11 change in the zeitgeist and, less successfully, to find a moral ground from which to respond

Books Review, Apr. 4, 2008

Dangerous Laughter: 13 Stories

Millhauser is a bit of an illusionist himself, trading in elaborate setups, allegorical sleight of hand, and fairy tales with something up their sleeve

Books Review, Feb. 29, 2008

Get Your Goat

A homegrown literary magazine celebrates 20 years of playing Host to Texas and the world

Books Feature, Jan. 11, 2008

Autonauts of the Cosmoroute: A Timeless Voyage From Paris to Marseilles

Autonauts of the Cosmoroute is the record of an epic adventure on the Autoroute de Sud, cobbled together from fragments composed on the road

Books Review, Dec. 21, 2007