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Marjorie Baumgarten

Contributing Writer, Film

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Marjorie Baumgarten is a film critic and contributing writer at The Austin Chronicle, where she has worked in many capacities since the paper's founding in 1981. She served as the Chronicle's Film Reviews editor for 25 years.

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The Insult

Lebanon's internecine crises as courtroom drama

Film Review, Feb. 1, 2018

BPM (Beats Per Minute)

France's AIDS community battles big pharma in the 1990s

Film Review, Jan. 25, 2018

The Post

Hanks, Spielberg, and Streep unite for the Washington Post's version of the Pentagon Papers

Film Review, Jan. 11, 2018

The Other Side of Hope

Searching for a better tomorrow in Aki Kaurismäki's droll tale of immigrants and restaurants

Film Review, Jan. 4, 2018

Marjorie Baumgarten’s Top 10 Films of 2017

Screens Feature, Dec. 28, 2017

Downsizing

Alexander Payne creates a small word with big ambitions

Film Review, Dec. 21, 2017

Bullet Head

A cracking good Tarantino-esgue heist film

Film Review, Dec. 7, 2017

Joachim Trier’s Thelma Is a Riveting Tale of Psychic-Sexual Coming of Age

Love makes the world burn down

Screens Feature, Nov. 30, 2017

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Frances McDormand gives a searing performance as vengeance personified

Film Review, Nov. 16, 2017

Mustang Island

A deft millennial comedy of manners

Film Review, Nov. 16, 2017

Lady Bird

An enchanting coming-of-age tale from Greta Gerwig

Film Review, Nov. 9, 2017

Last Flag Flying

Three veterans embark on a road trip in Linklater's latest

Film Review, Nov. 9, 2017

Suburbicon

The dark side of Fifties middle America

Film Review, Nov. 2, 2017

Wonderstruck

Two lives intertwine across time in the latest from Todd Haynes

Film Review, Nov. 2, 2017

The Killing of a Sacred Deer

The director of The Lobster returns with another salvo

Film Review, Oct. 26, 2017

Thank You for Your Service

American soldiers return from Iraq and try to readjust to civilian life

Film Review, Oct. 26, 2017

Dina

This intimate documentary is billed as a “real-life romantic comedy.” Dina Buno and Scott Levin are a couple about to be married whom the filmmakers...

Film Review, Oct. 19, 2017

Human Flow

Dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei directs an epic overview of the global refugee crisis.

Film Review, Oct. 19, 2017

Only the Brave

Visceral dramatization of the heroic work of the Granite Mountain Hotshots

Film Review, Oct. 19, 2017

Stream Analysis

Dispatches from the couch

Screens Feature, Oct. 19, 2017

Faces Places

Celebrating faces in the crowd

Film Review, Oct. 12, 2017

The Florida Project

Life in the happiest place on Earth

Film Review, Oct. 12, 2017

Wasted! The Story of Food Waste

Where does the food go?

Film Review, Oct. 12, 2017

Victoria & Abdul

An unlikely friendship develops in this period piece

Film Review, Oct. 5, 2017

Dolores

A stirring portrait of a social-justice pioneer

Film Review, Oct. 5, 2017

Year by the Sea

A woman reclaims her life

Film Review, Oct. 5, 2017

The Aftermath of the Big Headline: Stronger

David Gordon Green talks about the unlucky bystander to history

Screens Daily, Oct. 3, 2017 1:45 PM

Fantastic Fest Review: “World of Tomorrow: Episode Two – The Burden of Other People’s Thoughts”

Don Hertzfeldt's signature stick figures are plump with ideas

Screens Daily, Sep. 30, 2017 4:20 PM

Gook

An unlikely friendship develops in 1992 Los Angeles

Film Review, Sep. 28, 2017

Fantastic Fest Review: Cold Hell

Austrian thriller features kickass heroine

Screens Daily, Sep. 25, 2017 3:40 PM

American Assassin

The bestselling series hits the screen

Film Review, Sep. 21, 2017

California Typewriter

An ode to the analog

Film Review, Sep. 21, 2017

Report From the Toronto International Film Festival

Pass the popcorn (and the awards)

Screens Feature, Sep. 21, 2017

Beach Rats

A moody take on the Jersey Shore

Film Review, Sep. 7, 2017

Crown Heights

Another reminder of racial inequality in the American prison system

Film Review, Sep. 7, 2017

Leap!

An orphan has ballet-dancing dreams

Film Review, Aug. 31, 2017

All Saints

Planting seeds to save a church

Film Review, Aug. 31, 2017

Look & See: A Portrait of Wendell Berry

A look into the world of the farmer and activist

Film Review, Aug. 31, 2017

Columbus

A gorgeous and resonant tale of two loners

Film Review, Aug. 24, 2017

Patti Cake$

A hip-hop star is born in New Jersey

Film Review, Aug. 24, 2017

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