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One in a Crowd: The Away Team
Tragedy plus time equals comedy, as the saying goes. So nearly two decades after America was left scratching its head over the bizarre mass suicide of UFO cult Heaven's Gate, Austin-lensed movie The Away Team hopes to find some humor - and some crowdfunding - in the incident.

10:00AM Sat. Jun. 27, 2015, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Arts in Context: Somos Krudas
Austin gets a bit of Cuban flavor in "Somos Krudas,” Arts in Context’s latest episode, which shines a spotlight on Austin-based, Cuban­-raised hip-­hop duo Krudas Cubensi.

8:00AM Wed. Jun. 24, 2015, Alexa Harrington Read More | Comment »

Arts in Context: Somos Krudas
DVDanger: Meet Me There
If local horror-drama Meet Me There has a moral, it's that road trips can be dangerous affairs. Star Lisa Friedrich learned that as a Girl Scout, and a bunch of guys started yelling at the troup leader to honk her car horn. "She said, I'm not going to honk, I've got a carload of girls with me." Good plan. It turned out that they were KKK.

1:30PM Tue. Jun. 23, 2015, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

One in a Crowd: Trolls
There's a bitter joke in technology: there are people who make and design and innovate, and then there are the people who make the money. New Austin comedy feature Trolls will show the former finally getting a little revenge on the latter.

10:15AM Sat. Jun. 20, 2015, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Chronicle Recommends: Bad Father Films
Every month, the Chronicle’s film critics select a theme and offer movie recommendations. This month, in honor of Father’s Day, we’ve chosen our favorite bad dads.

3:11PM Fri. Jun. 19, 2015, Chronicle Film Staff Read More | Comment »

DVDanger: The Return of Artsploitation
For anyone who wants respite from mainstream cinema, or even mainstream indie cinema, there's a whole globe of bizarre and envelope-pushing movies. The only problem is that there's a lack of outlets for them. So for fans of such films, the big question has been: Whatever happened to Artsploitation?

5:09PM Wed. Jun. 17, 2015, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

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Scandalous Summer Soul Playlist
Ready for some uptown/downtown soul music? Are you prepared for the most styling musicians of all time to give rhythm and rhyme to the next three months? Welcome to a video playlist inspired by the hit television series Scandal.

4:20PM Wed. Jun. 17, 2015, William Harries Graham Read More | Comment »

Drawing Conclusions With Monstrocards
The time for bracing has passed. Summer has come. It’s time to take the party (and probably a box of Flavor Ice) out of the sun and into the AC. But don’t fret! Local game studio, White Whale, has the perfect way to wait out the next six months: their new card game, Monstrocards.

10:00AM Sun. Jun. 14, 2015, Ashley Moreno Read More | Comment »

Mishima: The Last Jewel in the Wasteland
Last year, AFS founding member and artistic director, Richard Linklater, curated a series called Jewels in the Wasteland, in which he screened and discussed some of the best films made between 1980 and 1983.

9:00AM Wed. Jun. 10, 2015, Alexa Harrington Read More | Comment »

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