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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.

375 articles in 2018   •   page 5 of 10

Dog Days at the Alamo

Special Isle of Dogs screenings for National Dog Day

Screens Daily, Aug. 9, 2018 12:10 PM

Christopher Robin

Back to the Hundred Acre Wood in this live-action sequel

Film Review, Aug. 9, 2018

Slender Man

Creepypasta's most iconic creature hits the big screen

Film Review, Aug. 9, 2018

The Captain

A bleak warning from Nazi Germany carries modern resonance

Film Review, Aug. 9, 2018


Spike Lee's wild true-life story would be a better documentary

Film Review, Aug. 9, 2018

Summer of 84

Kids vs. serial killer, Eighties-style

Film Review, Aug. 9, 2018

Fear the Walking Dead Casts Its Shadow Over Austin

The AMC spin-off smash brings the dead to Texas

Screens Feature, Aug. 9, 2018

Khiem Nguyen Is Making It

Crafty reality competition star on wood and Nick Offerman

Screens Daily, Aug. 7, 2018 11:31 AM

Eighth Grade Screenings for Eighth Graders!

Bo Burnham's free screenings will highlight ridiculous rating

Screens Daily, Aug. 7, 2018 6:01 AM

Get Wet With The Meg

Rolling Roadshow goes aquatic for the dinoshark

Screens Daily, Aug. 4, 2018 10:00 AM

RTX News: Rooster Teeth Announces RWBY Volume 6

Season release date confirmed, plus new books coming soon

Screens Daily, Aug. 4, 2018 6:01 AM


A disturbingly honest portrayal of abuse and divorce

Film Review, Aug. 2, 2018

Owen Egerton’s Bloody Good Time

Writer/director’s distinctly Austin horror-comedy returns for RTX Austin

Screens Feature, Aug. 2, 2018

How to Rooster Teeth Right

Seven panels you won’t want to miss at RTX Austin 2018

Screens Feature, Aug. 2, 2018

They're Here! Fantastic Fest Wave One Arrives

Overlord, Apostle headline fest opening salvo

Screens Daily, Jul. 31, 2018 11:00 AM

Austin Gets Real on TV

Locals compete on Face Off and Making It tonight

Screens Daily, Jul. 31, 2018 6:01 AM

David Tennant Joins Cast of Gen:LOCK

Doctor Who star cast alongside Michael B. Jordan in Rooster Teeth Show

Screens Daily, Jul. 30, 2018 1:00 PM

Get Gory With Castlevania Season 2 Trailer

Fresh footage of Netflix series from Austin's Powerhouse Animation

Screens Daily, Jul. 28, 2018 2:48 PM

AGLIFF Closing With Mapplethorpe

Festival adds major bio-pic, plus complete line-up

Screens Daily, Jul. 26, 2018 11:00 AM


Daveed Diggs and Rafael Casal astound in this perfect state of the union story

Film Review, Jul. 26, 2018

Heading Down to Rock Steady Row

Director Trevor Stevens on his post-Apocalyptic college comedy

Screens Daily, Jul. 25, 2018 9:28 AM

Alita: Battle Angel Trailer Arrives

Robert Rodriguez's new Austin-shot science-fiction epic

Screens Daily, Jul. 23, 2018 3:00 PM

Twins, Genes, and Destiny: Lawrence Wright Meets Three Identical Strangers

Texas writer on the study behind the shocking new documentary

Screens Daily, Jul. 23, 2018 6:00 AM

DVDanger: To Hell and Back: The Kane Hodder Story

New documentary reveals the man behind moviedom's monsters

Screens Daily, Jul. 21, 2018 11:00 AM

Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot

Joaquin Phoenix creates a charming warts-and-all portrait of cartoonist John Callahan

Film Review, Jul. 19, 2018

The King

America's soul explored on a road trip in Elvis Presley's car

Film Review, Jul. 19, 2018

Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms

Beautiful and heartfelt fantasy anime tackles death and family

Film Review, Jul. 19, 2018

One in a Crowd

Austin filmmakers need your crowdfunding help

Screens Column, Jul. 19, 2018

Don't Worry, Gus Van Sant Won't Get Far on Foot

Oscar-nominated director talks his new cartooning biopic

Screens Daily, Jul. 19, 2018 12:01 AM

Black Panther Scribe Evan Narcisse Joins Gen:LOCK Writing Team

Journalist turned comic writer part of Rooster Teeth's new show

Screens Daily, Jul. 18, 2018 4:00 PM

Claudio Simonetti's Goblin Brings Back Suspiria

Landmark horror gets the soundtrack it deserves

Screens Daily, Jul. 16, 2018 4:00 PM

Cracking Open The Devil's Doorway

Horror director Aislinn Clarke on Ireland's dirty secret

Screens Daily, Jul. 14, 2018 4:00 PM

NEA Backs Austin Film Festival's On Story

The writer's film festival gets national support

Screens Daily, Jul. 12, 2018 2:41 PM

Hitler's Hollywood

The Third Reich's cinematic propaganda machine exposed

Film Review, Jul. 12, 2018


Leon Vitali, Kubrick's right-hand man, forever in the maestro's shadow

Film Review, Jul. 12, 2018

Five Films About Our Favorite Bartenders

To those that serve, we salute you

Screens Feature, Jul. 12, 2018

How the Reich Manipulated Pop Culture in Hitler's Hollywood

The power of propaganda

Screens Feature, Jul. 12, 2018

PJ Raval's Call Her Ganda Will Open aGLIFF 2018

Local director headlines roster of new and returning films

Screens Daily, Jul. 11, 2018 11:20 AM

Ant-Man and the Wasp

Marvel's crime caper comedy sequel gets bigger, smaller, but still fun

Film Review, Jul. 5, 2018


Teen anime adds parallel timelines to a Romeo and Juliet plot.

Film Review, Jul. 5, 2018

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