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Richard Whittaker

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The Chronicle's token Englishman, and a graduate of the universities of York, Stirling, and Texas, Richard's multitude of beats include education, the legislature, and film news. He has also been covering roller derby since 2007, the longest run for any mainstream journalist.

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SXSW Film Review: 'Faults'

Cult deprogramming gets sinister in Riley Stearn's feature debut

Screens Daily, Mar. 13, 2014 4:00 PM

Trailer Park: SXSW Film Day 7

An homage to the most recognizable actor, plus pop culture fever

SXSW Daily, Mar. 13, 2014 8:51 AM

SXSW Interview: Blondie

CBGB survivors take on the hipster zombie apocalypse

Music Daily, Mar. 12, 2014 7:40 PM

SXSW Film Review: 'Frank'

Michael Fassbender rewrites an icon of British outsider art

Screens Daily, Mar. 12, 2014 2:08 PM

SXSW Live Shot: Slaves

UK duo makes the Black Keys sound positively operatic

Music Daily, Mar. 12, 2014 11:01 AM

SXSWedu: Are Legos the Next Edu Wave?

Playfulness enters the classroom

News Feature, Mar. 12, 2014

WWE Live: Road to Wrestlemania

Sports Feature, Mar. 12, 2014

SXSW Film Review: 'Stage Fright'

Sharp notes meet sharp knives in the delicious operatic bloodfest

SXSW Daily, Mar. 11, 2014 1:15 PM

SXSW Gets 'Housebound'

Director Gerard Johnstone opens the door on the New Zealand shriekfest

SXSW Daily, Mar. 11, 2014 12:36 PM

Trailer Park: SXSW Film Day 5

What's that stomping sound?

SXSW Daily, Mar. 11, 2014 10:10 AM

SXSW: Freedom of Your Information

If everyone cares about privacy, why do we give it away?

SXSW Daily, Mar. 10, 2014 1:47 PM

SXSW Film Review: 'Exists'

'Blair Witch' creator revives 'The Beast of Boggy Creek'

SXSW Daily, Mar. 10, 2014 11:48 AM

SXSW: Restoring the 'Texas Chain Saw Massacre'

40 years on, Tobe Hooper talks about the movie that shocked the world

Screens Daily, Mar. 7, 2014 9:00 AM

Face to Face With Mr Incredible

A closer look at those Mondo/Disney exclusive images

Screens Daily, Mar. 6, 2014 10:31 PM

Elijah Wood Plays Impossible Tunes in 'Grand Piano'

Director Eugenio Mira and Wood on real time thrills and music lessons

Screens Daily, Mar. 6, 2014 9:33 AM

SXSWedu: Weingarten and Ravitch on Schools

Highlights from the education conference

News Feature, Mar. 6, 2014

The Geckos Go Chameleon

The sun rises on Robert Rodriguez's 'From Dusk Till Dawn' TV adaptation

Screens Feature, Mar. 6, 2014

Episode Guide

Breaking down SXSW Film's newest programming track

Screens Feature, Mar. 6, 2014

Nacho Average Thriller

Elijah Wood and Nacho Vigalondo update 'Rear Window' for the Digital Age

Screens Feature, Mar. 6, 2014

Time Is on My Side (and My Other Side)

Wrap your head around wibbly-wobbly time-travel features like 'The Infinite Man'

Screens Feature, Mar. 6, 2014

Austin Gets a Slice of the Most Magical Place on Earth

Mondo's favorite artists get their hands on Disney's greatest creations

Screens Feature, Mar. 6, 2014

The Wonderful World of Mondo

The local print icons talk about their new Disney show

Screens Daily, Mar. 5, 2014 12:47 PM

AFS Hails 'Black Caesar'

Odd City creates new print for Fred Williamson chat

Screens Daily, Mar. 4, 2014 3:42 PM

SXSW Announces Edward Snowden Videoconference

Controversial figure will speak on how tech can fight surveillance

Screens Daily, Mar. 4, 2014 10:35 AM

Thundersleet Brings Late Starts (Updated)

Another night of freezing conditions delays primary voting hours

News Daily, Mar. 3, 2014 11:40 PM

The Heart of the Community

SXSWedu gathers voices on schools in communities, communities in schools

News Feature, Feb. 27, 2014

Edu's Ron Reed: 'Moving the Needle'

News Feature, Feb. 27, 2014

Split AISD Board Grants Teachers Three-Year Contracts

5-4 vote reveals tension on the dais

News Feature, Feb. 27, 2014

The Texas Film Awards Class of 2014

Screens Feature, Feb. 27, 2014

'Sex Criminals' at Staple!

Chip Zdarsky and Matt Fraction get down to business

Screens Feature, Feb. 27, 2014

Austin ISD Considers Teacher Job Security

Trustees vote tonight on returning to three year contracts

News Daily, Feb. 24, 2014 11:55 AM

No Nugent Is Good Nugent

GOP weeps over Nugent comments, but are these crocodile tears?

News Daily, Feb. 23, 2014 8:00 AM

DVDanger: 'Haunter' / 'Hellbenders'

A supernatural weekend in home releases

Screens Daily, Feb. 22, 2014 11:15 AM

Abbott Courts the Nuge ... and His Guns

Stump appearance draws fire from left and right

News Feature, Feb. 20, 2014

Texas Rollergirls Double Header

Sports Feature, Feb. 20, 2014

Greg Abbott and the Nuge

Democrats wonder why Abbott stumps with 'admitted sexual predator'

News Daily, Feb. 18, 2014 11:30 AM

Dark Times in Austin With Noir City

The czar of noir Eddie Muller on Walter White and classic dread

Screens Daily, Feb. 16, 2014 9:00 AM

If You Wear it, They Will Run

Wearable tech is shaping the way people run the Austin Marathon

Screens Daily, Feb. 15, 2014 8:00 AM

Housecore Horror Lives Again!

Metal mayhem and terror cinema fest returns to Austin for second year

Screens Daily, Feb. 14, 2014 5:12 PM

'From Dusk Till Dawn' Returns

Everybody be cool. We've got an exclusive image from the new show.

Screens Daily, Feb. 13, 2014 12:00 PM

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