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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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Fantastic Fest Review: Cold Hell

Austrian thriller features kickass heroine

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

California Typewriter

An ode to the analog

Film Review, Sep. 21, 2017

American Assassin

The bestselling series hits the screen

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

Austin Film Festival Teases Lineup

AFF releases first titles scheduled for 2017 fest

Screens Daily, Aug. 22, 2017 10:16 AM

Good Time

A crime caper goes horribly movie

Film Review, Aug. 17, 2017

The Hitman’s Bodyguard

I will always love you

Film Review, Aug. 17, 2017

Capital City Black Film Festival Canceled

Fest cites loss of key sponsorship

Screens Daily, Aug. 15, 2017 11:50 AM

Step

Inspiring doc on Baltimore teenagers

Film Review, Aug. 10, 2017

Wind River

Crime and punishment on a Wyoming reservation

Film Review, Aug. 10, 2017

Detroit

The 1967 riots are brought to life in this docudrama

Film Review, Aug. 3, 2017

Fun Mom Dinner

A girl's night out on the town gets hazy

Film Review, Aug. 3, 2017

How to Enjoy a Month in Paris

Eight-part film series, Summer in Paris, screens in August

Screens Daily, Aug. 2, 2017 4:10 PM

Atomic Blonde

Spies duke it out in Cold War-era Berlin

Film Review, Jul. 27, 2017

Endless Poetry

Portrait of an artist as a young man

Film Review, Jul. 27, 2017

The Women’s Balcony

An Orthodox community gets embroiled in gender politics

Film Review, Jul. 20, 2017

The B-Side: Elsa Dorfman’s Portrait Photography

Errol Morris' latest doc profiles Boston photographer

Film Review, Jul. 20, 2017

A Ghost Story

A meditative story of a spirit who lingers on

Film Review, Jul. 13, 2017

Maudie

A Canadian folk artist falls for a fishmonger

Film Review, Jul. 13, 2017

The House

They say the house always wins, but sometimes ...

Film Review, Jul. 6, 2017

The Little Hours

Foul-mouthed nuns can't save this comedy

Film Review, Jul. 6, 2017

Citizen Jane: Battle for the City

The battle over NYC's urban planning

Film Review, Jun. 29, 2017

All Eyez on Me

Keep ya head up but don't expect too much from this biopic

Film Review, Jun. 22, 2017

47 Meters Down

It's this year's The Shallows (but not as good)

Film Review, Jun. 22, 2017

My Cousin Rachel

Love and murder on the English Highlands

Film Review, Jun. 15, 2017

Churchill

An intimate look at a leader's state of mind

Film Review, Jun. 8, 2017

Last Men in Aleppo

Picking up the pieces of the Syrian Civil War

Film Review, Jun. 8, 2017

I, Daniel Blake

Ken Loach's latest offers dignity in the face of humiliation

Film Review, Jun. 1, 2017

The Wedding Plan

A rom-com with a twist

Film Review, Jun. 1, 2017

The Commune

Life in a Seventies Danish collective is not all that

Film Review, May. 25, 2017

Double Nickelodeons on the Dime

Plenty of opportunities to catch some classic films

Screens Feature, May. 25, 2017

Chuck

The rise and fall of the real-life Rocky

Film Review, May. 18, 2017

Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer

The man who would be kingmaker

Film Review, May. 11, 2017

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