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Richard Whittaker


TWITTER: @YorkshireTX

The Chronicle's token Englishman, and a graduate of the universities of York, Stirling, and Texas, Richard's multitude of beats include education, the legislature, and film news. He has also been covering roller derby since 2007, the longest run for any mainstream journalist.

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Other Worlds Austin Hits The Dead Center

SF and horror film fest adds centerpiece film and more

Screens Daily, Oct. 20, 2018 10:30 AM

Into the Night With Joe Taslim and Timo Tjahjanto

Indonesian action flick The Night Comes For Us pulls no punches

Screens Daily, Oct. 19, 2018 8:00 AM

Aiming for the Big Kill

Scott Martin on the inaccurate West in his new gunslinger flick

Screens Daily, Oct. 18, 2018 11:30 AM

The Guilty

Single-location thriller travels deep into a killer mystery

Film Review, Oct. 18, 2018


The night he came home again (for the first time)

Film Review, Oct. 18, 2018

UT Grad Brings Politics Back to the Multiplex With The Oath

Producer Ray Mansfield and star/first-time filmmaker Ike Barinholtz on their timely satire

Screens Feature, Oct. 18, 2018

Putting the Austin in Austin Film Festival

What ATX and Lone Star titles are screening at next week's fest?

Screens Daily, Oct. 17, 2018 8:00 PM

Solving a Mystery That Should Stay Unsolved in Doe

Other Worlds Austin screens amnesia thriller with a twist

Screens Daily, Oct. 16, 2018 1:25 PM

Happy Anniversary, Marvel Cinematic Universe

Mondo Gallery celebrates a decade of heroes

Screens Daily, Oct. 12, 2018 11:30 AM

First Man

Gosling and Chazelle's moon man biopic soars

Film Review, Oct. 11, 2018

Passion Project

Jim Cummings is supercharging self-distribution with Thunder Road

Screens Feature, Oct. 11, 2018

ATX Film News

Emmys, gen:LOCK cast, plus a good omen for film incentives

Screens Feature, Oct. 11, 2018

Is Ted Cruz Really Texas Tough?

New TV spot by Richard Linklater attacks senator's Lone Star cred

Screens Daily, Oct. 9, 2018 3:25 PM


Southern Gothic in in the Canadian heartland

Film Review, Oct. 4, 2018

Bisbee ’17

A dark piece of American history exposed through theatre

Film Review, Oct. 4, 2018

Heavy Trip

Scandinavian black metal comedy plays a familiar tune well

Film Review, Oct. 4, 2018

Austin Film Festival Gets a Vox Lux

New Natalie Portman movie announced for opening night

Screens Daily, Oct. 3, 2018 4:25 PM

Fantastic Fest Interview: Jeremy Saulnier and Macon Blair on Hold the Dark

Blood and snow in one of Netflix's rare theatrical releases

Screens Daily, Sep. 28, 2018 8:00 AM

Fantastic Fest Review: Under the Silver Lake

Fantastically ambitious love letter to Tinsel Town

Screens Daily, Sep. 27, 2018 6:01 AM

In Production: An Austin Love Letter to L.A.

Anna Margaret Hollyman on taking her vows as Sister Aimee

Screens Column, Sep. 27, 2018

In Production: Something Evil at Brackenridge Hospital

Wrestler-turned-actor Dustin Runnels getting bloody for Scare Package

Screens Column, Sep. 27, 2018

Fantastic Fest Review: One Cut of the Dead

Japanese no-budget horror becomes an unexpected must-see

Screens Daily, Sep. 26, 2018 3:07 PM

Fantastic Fest Review: Cam

Sex-positive techno thriller tackles online identity

Screens Daily, Sep. 26, 2018 2:04 PM

Fantastic Fest Review: Werewolf

Concentration camp survival horror is more tender than it seems

Screens Daily, Sep. 26, 2018 1:00 PM

Fantastic Fest: Starfish Clings to Grief

Writer/director AT White on how his own loss shaped his film

Screens Daily, Sep. 26, 2018 10:30 AM

Donnybrook, In Fabric Top Fantastic Fest Awards

Plus Danish thriller Holiday sweeps Next Wave category

Screens Daily, Sep. 25, 2018 9:57 PM

Austin Film Festival Snags Widows

High profile and local features fill out the schedule

Screens Daily, Sep. 25, 2018 10:00 AM

Fantastic Fest Review: After the Screaming Stops

Discarded pop star siblings make unlikely but fascinating stars

Screens Daily, Sep. 25, 2018 9:38 AM

Fantastic Fest Interview: Tumbbad Brings Horror to India

Co-director Adesh Prasad on making a first for the nation

Screens Daily, Sep. 24, 2018 2:33 PM

Fantastic Fest Review: Overlord

J.J. Abrams enters the surprisingly deep zombie Nazi genre

Screens Daily, Sep. 24, 2018 8:34 AM

Fantastic Fest Review: Border

The pain and joy of being other

Screens Daily, Sep. 22, 2018 10:27 PM

Fantastic Fest Review: The Quake

Sequel to The Wave goes insane with the tension

Screens Daily, Sep. 22, 2018 2:59 PM

Fantastic Fest Q&A: Josh Ethier

Indie horror's go-to editor on his directorial debut

Screens Daily, Sep. 22, 2018 7:30 AM

Fantastic Fest Review: You Might Be the Killer

Fran Kranz and Alyson Hannigan take on serial killer tropes

Screens Daily, Sep. 22, 2018 7:00 AM

Fantastic Fest Review: Halloween

Does the sequel that ignores all the other sequels work?

Screens Daily, Sep. 21, 2018 11:39 AM

Fantastic Fest Interview: A Piercing Conversation With Nicolas Pesce

Why are we all so attracted to serial killers?

Screens Daily, Sep. 20, 2018 9:15 AM

Fantastic Fest Interview: Jim Hosking Spends An Evening With Beverly Luff Linn

British filmmaker goes from greasy weirdness to oddball rom-com

Screens Daily, Sep. 20, 2018 7:00 AM

Assassination Nation

Dark satire lets social media tear us apart

Film Review, Sep. 20, 2018


Lizzie Borden's murders awkwardly rebuilt as a #metoo metaphor

Film Review, Sep. 20, 2018

Faith and Fear at Fantastic Fest

Action director Gareth Evans returns to Wales for the chilling Apostle

Screens Feature, Sep. 20, 2018

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