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John Wick vs. John Wick
Tales of redemption are about a bad guy with a good guy inside. But when the good guy emerges, the bad guy still lurks. According to John Wick: Chapter 2 director Chad Stahelski, that's why there are always so many mirrors and reflections in the film. "There's always two guys looking at each other. There's John, and there's John Wick."

9:00AM Fri. Feb. 10, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Wide Open Games and Playing the Personal
If you were to picture a video game zine, you'd likely envision a small, photocopied and stapled publication filled with personal anecdotes and opinions on gaming culture. That is not the case with Sam Potasznik's Wide Open Games.

2:00PM Wed. Feb. 8, Will McCarthy Read More | Comment »

SXSW Unleashes the Midnighters
Get ready to lose sleep and gain bragging rights at SXSW. Just as the rest of the Festival has been heavy on world premieres, so the Midnighters gang leaps out with a series of first screenings, including the eagerly awaited Mayhem, some Tokyo-style gore, and a local headtrip.

1:10PM Tue. Feb. 7, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

SXSW Adds Speakers, Films
From moon explorers to tech investors, musicians to Muppets, and from the joint chiefs of staff to the wrestling ring: SXSW just unleashed a monster wave of guests, speakers, and extra film titles for the upcoming Fest.

1:00PM Tue. Feb. 7, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

DVDanger: Death Race 2050
Another year, another Death Race movie with Roger Corman's name attached. Don't worry, if you lost track, Death Race 2050 is nothing at all to do with Paul W.S. Anderson's 2008 Death Race, or its prequels, or even 1975's Paul Bartel-directed midnight classic Death Race 2000.

9:00AM Sat. Feb. 4, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

ATX Television Festival Gets an Alias
Ever wished you could attend the Pawnee harvest festival? Well, the ATX Television Festival can’t promise Li'l Sebastian, but the celebration of episodic entertainment is holding a special themed community screening of Parks and Recreation as part of the next wave of announcements.

2:25PM Fri. Feb. 3, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

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Shirley MacLaine and Sarah Green to Enter Texas Film Hall of Fame
Dust off your party duds. The 2017 Texas Film Awards are coming up on March 9, and the Austin Film Society has just announced the full lineup of honorees. Add actress Shirley MacLaine and producer Sarah Green to the previously announced honorees: filmmakers Jeff Nichols and Hector Galán, and actor Tye Sheridan.

1:01PM Wed. Feb. 1, Marjorie Baumgarten Read More | Comment »

Shirley MacLaine and Sarah Green to Enter Texas Film Hall of Fame
SXSW Announces Film Lineup
125 films. 85 world premieres. 11 North American first time looks, and 51 feature debuts. The SXSW Film roster has arrived, with big features like Edgar Wright's Baby Driver, the debut of Starz's American Gods adaptation, and documentaries on subjects from the Grateful Dead to Black Lives Matter.

2:00PM Tue. Jan. 31, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Nicolas Cage Takes Over the Alamo
Alamo Drafthouse booker Greg MacLennan rarely looks jittery. But this Sunday, he resembled a bag of nerves as, after four years, he got to introduce Nicolas Cage – or, more accurately, "the inexhaustable, unstoppable freight train of excellence, Mr. Nicolas Cage" – to the annual Caged marathon.

8:00AM Tue. Jan. 31, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

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