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DVDanger: Nick Damici Sees Late Phases
Ambrose, the surly, blind, widower/werewolf killer of Late Phases, doesn't get along with people too well. That's maybe why Nick Damici liked playing him. "He's kinda grumpy," said Damici, "but ironically I agree with him a lot. I love people individually, but I'm not a fan of humanity."

5:06PM Sun. Nov. 23, 2014, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

One in a Crowd: Leslie
As times change, people are drawn to commemorating the past. Now there are two documentaries in production that focus on Austin's more eccentric characters, and the latest centers on the town's most famous homeless resident/mayoral candidate: Leslie.

3:15PM Fri. Nov. 21, 2014, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Broad City Limits
Broad City, on Comedy Central, has caught on for a reason – make that reasons: the well­-written scripts; the outrageous yet believable scenarios that friends ­­Abbi and Ilana get themselves into; and the many other characters that add to Broad City's lol­worthy world.

4:30PM Wed. Nov. 19, 2014, Elijah Watson Read More | Comment »

Austin Outlander Fans See Another Side of Sam Heughan
What do two Austin women have in common with British film director Suki Singh, Scottish actor Sam Heughan, Outlander fans, and an online platform called Tugg? That would be tonight's one-time-only screening of Singh's 2014 Emulsion, which stars starring Heughan.

2:50PM Mon. Nov. 17, 2014, Virginia B. Wood Read More | Comment »

DVDanger: Stuart Gordon Plays with Dolls
Between Re-Animator, From Beyond, and Dagon, director Stuart Gordon is the acknowledged king of H.P. Lovecraft movie adaptations. But with 1987's Dolls, he went for a different kind of dark fantasy. He said, "My favorite line is, 'Toys are very loyal, and that's a fact'."

8:00AM Sat. Nov. 15, 2014, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Mamma Dallas Wants You
Holla, queeeeeeeeen. Stop resting on purdy, and get out them chicken cutlets: Tomorrow, right here in the heart of Texas, HBO is hosting an open drag-queen casting call for a new pilot, Mamma Dallas. Created by Mike White – the mastermind behind Enlightened, Chuck & Buck, and School of Rock – the pilot is scheduled to shoot this March.

4:00PM Fri. Nov. 14, 2014, Sarah Marloff Read More | Comment »

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One in a Crowd: Crazy Carl and His Man-Boobs
Filmmaking ain't cheap, but neither is finding an audience. But what about if a movie were free? Would you watch it then? How's about paying to make it free?

11:33AM Fri. Nov. 14, 2014, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Gilmore Girls Reunion Coming to ATX Television Festival
For those of us who have been unable to stop streaming Gilmore Girls on Netflix, it's like our wildest dreams have come true. The ATX Television Fest announced today that Amy Sherman Palladino (the show's creator), Lauren Graham, and Alexis Bledel will reunite to celebrate the joys of Stars Hollow.

12:42PM Thu. Nov. 13, 2014, James Renovitch Read More | Comment »

Always Be Chloe-sing
"Dammit, Chloe!" Whenever Jack Bauer uttered that phrase on 24 – which was often – it meant go-time for the easily irritated, eye-rolling IT savant played by Mary Lynn Rajskub … and fun for everyone watching. Chloe became a fan favorite, and now her popularity is luring viewers into comedy clubs to see Rajskub do stand-up.

4:50PM Wed. Nov. 12, 2014, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

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