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SXSW Interactive Adds Speakers
SXSW Interactive dropped a handful of names to keep excitement for next year's event high. The added speakers include a chef, the creator of The Walking Dead, a bionic man, and a handful of entrepreneurial self-helpers. Get to know your future.

2:00PM Mon. Sep. 8, 2014, James Renovitch Read More | Comment »

DVDanger: Retro Redemption
Ah, 1976 to 1983. There will never be another time like it for cinematic obsession, and the makers of The Stream (Cinedigm) know it. That's when every kid loved Star Wars. OK, except maybe that one weird kid that claimed Battlestar Galactica was better, but that was up there with eating paste.

8:00AM Sat. Sep. 6, 2014, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

TIFF Files: Off to the Races
Greetings from the Toronto International Film Festival, where I arrived on Thursday after about 13 hours of travel from Texas. Travel complications added to the time it normally takes to escape the Lone Star State, but the result is that my entire first fest day was relegated to transportation. Ugh.

7:30AM Sat. Sep. 6, 2014, Marjorie Baumgarten Read More | Comment »

Obscene Beauty
Blood. Gore. Mutilation. Art. This weekend, new film series Sunday Bloody Cinema will be accentuating the creativity behind taboo films. For curator Lindsey Alloway, "This is not a horror series."

3:10PM Fri. Sep. 5, 2014, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

One in a Crowd: Gaming Edition
Three local games from experienced developers take to Kickstarter. Check out the pitches and donate if you’re inspired.

11:30AM Fri. Sep. 5, 2014, James Renovitch Read More | Comment »

AFS Grants Announced
The Austin Film Society is at it again: giving away money to filmmakers and their projects. The 2014 recipients of AFS Grants (formerly the Texas Filmmakers’ Production Fund) and Travel Grants have been announced today.

2:15PM Tue. Sep. 2, 2014, Marjorie Baumgarten Read More | Comment »

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One in a Crowd: Florence and Living Springs
In this time of terrible drought, it seems Austinites feel closer than ever to the water that flows through the city. Web series Living Springs needs your help to explain the science, the history, and the cultural significance of Barton Springs.

10:48AM Sun. Aug. 31, 2014, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

DVDanger: Identity Crisis
"You're in my place." With those opening words, The Double (Magnolia) sums up that moment of pure existential fear that our lives are not our own.

6:00PM Sat. Aug. 30, 2014, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Outlander Is the Rare Adaptation That Gets It Right
Diana Gabaldon's best-selling Outlander book series has finally been brought to the small screen in a 16-episode series on the Starz cable network, making fans – and I'm one of them – deliriously happy.

11:14AM Fri. Aug. 29, 2014, Virginia B. Wood Read More | Comment »

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