Richard Whittaker

Culture

The Chronicle's token Englishman, and a graduate of the universities of York, Stirling, and Texas, Richard's multitude of beats have included education, the legislature, Roller Derby, and film news.

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A Twisted Family Reunited in Southern Gothic Horror <i>What Josiah Saw</i>
A Twisted Family Reunited in Southern Gothic Horror What Josiah Saw
Director Vincent Grashaw discusses the versions that almost were

Screens, Aug. 6, 2022

Revew: Thirteen Lives
Thirteen Lives
Ron Howard's breathtaking recounting of the Tham Luang cave rescue

Movie Review, Aug. 5, 2022

Revew: Luck
Luck
Animated adventure is a bright if undemanding pleasure

Movie Review, Aug. 5, 2022

Revew: Bullet Train
Bullet Train
Brad Pitt bumbles entertainingly through a hyperviolent slapstick comedy

Movie Review, Aug. 5, 2022

Revew: My Old School
My Old School
True-life high school tall tale takes a sickening, weird turn

Movie Review, Aug. 5, 2022

Five Fantastic Adventures at ArmadilloCon
Five Fantastic Adventures at ArmadilloCon
Take a step into a bold future of writing at Austin’s SF and fantasy conference

Arts, Aug. 4, 2022

Beloved Costume Store Lucy in Disguise Closing
Beloved Costume Store Lucy in Disguise Closing
South Congress fixture shutting at the end of the year

Arts, Aug. 2, 2022

Austin Film Festival to Honor Dede Gardner and Stephen Merchant
Austin Film Festival to Honor Dede Gardner and Stephen Merchant
Awards for Moonlight producer, The Office co-creator

Screens, Aug. 2, 2022

Malvern Books Founder Joe W. Bratcher III Dies
Publisher and bookseller shaped Austin's literary scene

Arts, Aug. 1, 2022

Podcast the Myth: B.J. Novak Goes to Texas in <i>Vengeance</i>
Podcast the Myth: B.J. Novak Goes to Texas in Vengeance
The Office star explores the stories that Texas tells itself

Screens, July 29, 2022

SXSW Film Changes the Channel With a New Name
SXSW Film Changes the Channel With a New Name
Festival gives TV content co-headline billing

Screens, July 28, 2022

Full Collapse: Rebecca Hall on Madness and Abuse in <i>Resurrection</i>
Full Collapse: Rebecca Hall on Madness and Abuse in Resurrection
The Night House star on her latest horrifying role

Screens, July 28, 2022

Austin Studio's VR Mini-Golf Game Gets New Course Based on Jim Henson’s <i>Labyrinth</i>
Austin Studio's VR Mini-Golf Game Gets New Course Based on Jim Henson’s Labyrinth
Mighty Coconut goes golfing in the beloved puppet classic

Screens, July 28, 2022

Revew: DC League of Super-Pets
DC League of Super-Pets
Fuzzy superhero antics are perfect summery kids' fare

Movie Review, July 29, 2022

Doc's Drive In Theatre Up for Sale
Doc's Drive In Theatre Up for Sale
Got $4 million? You could buy a slice of outdoor cinema heaven.

Screens, July 27, 2022

aGLIFF Gets in the Ring With New Wrestling Documentary
aGLIFF Gets in the Ring With New Wrestling Documentary
Queer film fest announces first six films

Screens, July 23, 2022

How Dean Fleischer-Camp Brought <i>Marcel the Shell With Shoes On</i> to Life
How Dean Fleischer-Camp Brought Marcel the Shell With Shoes On to Life
Inside the secret life of the stop-motion smash

Screens, July 21, 2022

How Estate Services of Austin Finds New Homes for Treasures Left Behind
How Estate Services of Austin Finds New Homes for Treasures Left Behind
In the saddest times, Carl McQueary and the Estate Services team are there to help

Arts, July 21, 2022

Revew: Nope
Nope
Jordan Peele's sci-fi horror/satire on minor celebrity is a "yeah"

Movie Review, July 22, 2022

Musical Youth! Summer Stock Austin Previews Its 2022 Shows
Musical Youth! Summer Stock Austin Previews Its 2022 Shows
New music, In the Heights, and a love letter to MGM

Arts, July 19, 2022

Revew: The Deer King
The Deer King
Gorgeous epic fantasy anime replaces combat with compassion

Movie Review, July 15, 2022

AFS Celebrates Culture-Defying Movies With Film as a Subversive Art
AFS Celebrates Culture-Defying Movies With Film as a Subversive Art
Revolution in the cinema

Screens, July 14, 2022

South Lamar Alamo Cinema Sees a Fight Over Unionization
South Lamar Alamo Cinema Sees a Fight Over Unionization
Drafthouse versus Drafthouse United

Screens, July 14, 2022

Cap City Comedy Club Returns
Cap City Comedy Club Returns
Knock, knock. Who's there? Austin's comedy big dog reopens this week.

Arts, July 11, 2022

Austin Symphony Orchestra Cancels Performance Due to Extreme Heat
Austin Symphony Orchestra Cancels Performance Due to Extreme Heat
Hartman Foundation Concerts in the Park hit thrice this season

Arts, July 10, 2022

Down on the Farm for <i>Down With the King</i>
Down on the Farm for Down With the King
Bob Tarasuk talks rap and agriculture in the new Freddie Gibbs film

Screens, July 9, 2022

The <i>Chronicle</i> Guide to the Marvel Cinematic Universe
The Chronicle Guide to the Marvel Cinematic Universe
Before the God of Thunder rocks the skies, every MCU film reviewed

Screens, July 7, 2022

Revew: Dawn Breaks Behind the Eyes
Dawn Breaks Behind the Eyes
There's something creepy in this Eurosleaze castle

Movie Review, July 8, 2022

Revew: Thor: Love and Thunder
Thor: Love and Thunder
The Slayer of Thanos becomes a lovesick clown in this mirthless sequel

Movie Review, July 8, 2022

Revew: Poser
Poser
Arthouse Single White Female is more form than concept

Movie Review, July 8, 2022

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