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Bad Milo!

In this gross but smart comedy from Jacob Vaughan, a man's stress grows into a monster that explodes from his rectum.

Marc Savlov, Review, Oct. 4, 2013

Inequality for All

Former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich tackles income inequality in this documentary.

Marjorie Baumgarten, Review, Oct. 4, 2013

The Patience Stone

A Afghan woman finds her true voice while speaking her true thoughts about their marriage to her comatose husband.

Kimberley Jones, Review, Oct. 4, 2013

Pulling Strings

This bilingual romantic comedy hopes to follow in the footsteps of the U.S. box-office sensation Instructions Not Included.

Louis Black, Review, Oct. 4, 2013

Blue Caprice

The acts of random violence in Blue Caprice tap into a collective fear of the unfathomable. Over a three-week period in October 2002, 10 people...

Steve Davis, Review, Oct. 4, 2013


The events surrounding the assasination of JFK are witnessed through the eyes of those who were there in this made-in-Austin film.

Marjorie Baumgarten, Review, Oct. 3, 2013


In Ron Howard's Formula One racing pic, the drama trails the action.

Kimberley Jones, Review, Sep. 27, 2013

Battle of the Year

In this dance competish, it's U.S.A. all the way.

Louis Black, Review, Sep. 27, 2013


Jake Gyllenhaal is a detective working a troubling case, and Hugh Jackman's wound-up father of the victim is just one of his problems.

Marc Savlov, Review, Sep. 27, 2013

Still Mine

James Cromwell and Geneviève Bujold star in this octogenarian love story.

Marjorie Baumgarten, Review, Sep. 27, 2013

Enough Said

James Gandolfini and Julia Louis-Dreyfus co-star in this delicate, uncommon picture of middle-aged new love.

Kimberley Jones, Review, Sep. 27, 2013

Baggage Claim

Paul Patton stars in this rom-com about a desperate-to-wed flight attendant that never achieves liftoff.

Marjorie Baumgarten, Review, Sep. 27, 2013

Don Jon

Joseph Gordon-Levitt stars as a guy who prefers porn to his girlfriend Scarlet Johansson in this film which also he wrote and directed.

Marjorie Baumgarten, Review, Sep. 27, 2013

Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction

Less a doc than a lyrical presentation of the cult actor and surprising song man.

Marc Savlov, Review, Sep. 27, 2013

Metallica: Through the Never

The 32-year-old British quartet is shown in depth that only begins with the 3-D.

Raoul Hernandez, Review, Sep. 27, 2013

Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2

It's comestibles gone wild in this animated follow-up.

Steve Davis, Review, Sep. 26, 2013

Thanks for Sharing

This story about sex addicts is top-heavy with healing bromides and romantic-comedy beats.

Kimberley Jones, Review, Sep. 20, 2013

Insidious: Chapter 2

All the same gang's back for this follow-up to the hit spooker.

Marc Savlov, Review, Sep. 20, 2013

The Family

The family that slays together, stays together – even in witness protection.

Steve Davis, Review, Sep. 20, 2013

Short Term 12

This indie drama starring Brie Larson has an emotional honesty that reaps fans and awards.

Marjorie Baumgarten, Review, Sep. 20, 2013


The reclusive author is dragged posthumously into the light.

Marjorie Baumgarten, Review, Sep. 20, 2013


In this third outing, the science-fiction antihero played by Vin Diesel is stranded on an inhospitable planet.

Marc Savlov, Review, Sep. 13, 2013

Drinking Buddies

Mumblecore pro Joe Swanberg successfully ups his game by using professional actors in this observational drama.

Kimberley Jones, Review, Sep. 13, 2013

Afternoon Delight

A woman creates a tempest in her domestic teapot when she invites a lap dancer to stay with her family.

Marjorie Baumgarten, Review, Sep. 13, 2013

Jayne Mansfield's Car

This Billy Bob Thornton vehicle hits the skids with its confessional monologues and confrontational encounters, even though Robert Duvall provides some redeeming moments.

Steve Davis, Review, Sep. 13, 2013

Spark: A Burning Man Story

This doc's not for burning.

Marc Savlov, Review, Sep. 13, 2013

The Ultimate Life

This inspirational film based is both a sequel and prequel to The Ultimate Gift, and is based on Jim Stovall's novel.

Marjorie Baumgarten, Review, Sep. 6, 2013

Instructions Not Included

In this Mexican film, a man who's raised an abandoned child for six years is confronted by the birth mother who suddenly wants the girl back.

Louis Black, Review, Sep. 6, 2013


Keri Russell plays a woman who vacations in a Jane Austen fantasy camp, but the film is lacking in sense and sensibility.

Kimberley Jones, Review, Sep. 6, 2013

Closed Circuit

Paranoia strikes deep in this Brit courtroom suspenser.

Marc Savlov, Review, Aug. 30, 2013

I Declare War

A bunch of sixth-graders playing capture the flag in the park lays the groundwork for a disturbingly inventive film.

Steve Davis, Review, Aug. 30, 2013

Cutie and the Boxer

The 40-year marriage of two visual artists is explored in this documentary.

Marjorie Baumgarten, Review, Aug. 30, 2013


Ethan Hawke and Selena Gomez try, but they can't getaway from this action mess.

Louis Black, Review, Aug. 30, 2013

The Grandmaster

Visual master Wong Kar-Wai tells the story of the legendary martial-arts practitioner and teacher Ip Man.

Kimberley Jones, Review, Aug. 30, 2013

One Direction: This Is Us

This big, fat kiss to the band's young, female fans is directed by that advocate for good nutrition: Super Size Me's Morgan Spurlock.

Marjorie Baumgarten, Review, Aug. 30, 2013


This techno-thriller starring Liam Hemsworth, Harrison Ford, and Gary Oldman arrives inert.

Steve Davis, Review, Aug. 23, 2013

The World's End

Twelve pints in 12 pubs – what could go wrong for the Shaun of the Dead gang?

Kimberley Jones, Review, Aug. 23, 2013

Ain't Them Bodies Saints

A hardscrabble, heartbreaking, love-and-death affair is gorgeously captured in David Lowery's Texas feature.

Marc Savlov, Review, Aug. 23, 2013

Computer Chess

Andrew Bujalski’s Austin-made film is a boldly original, black-and-white portrait of computer culture in the early Eighties.

Marjorie Baumgarten, Review, Aug. 23, 2013

In a World …

Lake Bell wrote, directed, and stars in this ambitious comedy about about a female voiceover artist trying to make it in Hollywood.

Kimberley Jones, Review, Aug. 23, 2013

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