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Steve Davis has written film reviews for The Austin Chronicle off and on since the early years of its publication. He holds a B.S. degree in Radio-Television-Film from the University of Texas, and a J.D. degree from the University of Texas School of Law.

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The Great Wall

Matt Damon protects the Chinese from lizards

Film Review, Feb. 23, 2017

The Red Turtle

Poetic beauty abounds in this animated gem

Film Review, Feb. 16, 2017

The LEGO Batman Movie

The Dark Knight returns to Legoland

Film Review, Feb. 9, 2017

The Comedian

De Niro plays an aging insult comic

Film Review, Feb. 2, 2017

xXx: Return of Xander Cage

Vin Diesel returns to kickstart this action series

Film Review, Jan. 26, 2017

Julieta

Almodóvar tracks the stages of a woman's life

Film Review, Jan. 26, 2017

Monster Trucks

Boy meets monster, adventure ensues

Film Review, Jan. 19, 2017

The Bye Bye Man

A group of teens unleash the bogeyman

Film Review, Jan. 12, 2017

A Monster Calls

A beast helps a boy through tough times

Film Review, Jan. 5, 2017

Steve Davis’ Top 10 Films of 2016

Screens Feature, Dec. 29, 2016

Why Him?

What if your child brought home James Franco as your new son-in-law?

Film Review, Dec. 22, 2016

A Winter Rose

A star is born (again)

Film Review, Dec. 1, 2016

A Street Cat Named Bob

An addict's life is saved by a feline friend

Film Review, Nov. 17, 2016

Loving

A married couple's love changes the nation

Film Review, Nov. 10, 2016

Moonlight

There's magic in this Moonlight

Film Review, Nov. 3, 2016

A Man Called Ove

A grumpy old man finds his heart

Film Review, Nov. 3, 2016

Miss Hokusai

The life of an artist through the eyes of his daughter

Film Review, Oct. 27, 2016

Keeping Up With the Joneses

Silly cul-de-sac action comedy is a knockoff Mr. and Mrs. Smith

Film Review, Oct. 20, 2016

Long Way North

Lovely French-Danish production is an old-fashioned animated movie

Film Review, Oct. 20, 2016

Masterminds

Heist comedy stars Zach Galifianakis, Owen Wilson, and Kristin Wiig

Film Review, Oct. 6, 2016

Beauty and the Beast

Yet another take on the classic fairy tale

Film Review, Oct. 6, 2016

Max Rose

Screen legend Jerry Lewis stars in this drama's title role

Film Review, Sep. 22, 2016

Storks

These animated birds never quite achieve liftoff

Film Review, Sep. 22, 2016

The Vessel

Faith-based art film is simple and eloquent

Film Review, Sep. 15, 2016

The Wild Life

An animated spin on Robinson Crusoe

Film Review, Sep. 8, 2016

Morgan

An AI experiment goes wrong in this forgettable genre exercise

Film Review, Sep. 1, 2016

Nuts!

Stranger-than-fiction doc about an eccentric doctor

Film Review, Sep. 1, 2016

Southside With You

When Barack met Michelle

Film Review, Aug. 25, 2016

Florence Foster Jenkins

Meryl Streep plays the doyenne called “the worst singer in the world”

Film Review, Aug. 11, 2016

Nine Lives

Kevin Spacey gets trapped inside the body of his family's cat

Film Review, Aug. 11, 2016

The Innocents

Polish nuns raped by soldiers during WWII trigger wider moral issues

Film Review, Aug. 4, 2016

Nerve

An online game of "Truth or Dare" turns dangerous

Film Review, Jul. 28, 2016

Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie

Edina and Patsy hit the big screen with mixed results

Film Review, Jul. 21, 2016

Captain Fantastic

Viggo Mortensen and family go off the grid

Film Review, Jul. 21, 2016

Eat That Question: Frank Zappa in His Own Words

Doc doesn't quite capture the spirit of the brilliant iconoclast

Film Review, Jul. 14, 2016

Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates

Zac Efron and Adam Devine are a bratty fraternity of two

Film Review, Jul. 7, 2016

Wiener-Dog

Todd Solondz sets a pup in a world of humans who are all bark and more bite

Film Review, Jun. 30, 2016

Viva

A hairdresser finds his true self in a shabby Havana drag bar

Film Review, Jun. 16, 2016

Weiner

An eye-popping, jaw-dropping doc about sext-happy ex-Congressman Anthony Weiner

Film Review, Jun. 2, 2016

Dark Horse

True horse saga beguiles with its simplicity and purity of heart

Film Review, May. 26, 2016

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