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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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Kathy Bates, Marc Maron, and More Confirmed for Texas Film Hall of Fame Ceremony

We know the winners, now who'll be running the show?

Screens Daily, Feb. 14, 2019 2:15 PM

Arctic

Mads Mikkelsen follows in the wilderness steps of Jack London

Film Review, Feb. 14, 2019

Donnybrook

Backwoods crime drama with a social conscience is gruelingly bleak

Film Review, Feb. 14, 2019

How Robert Rodriguez Saved Alita: Battle Angel From the Scrap Heap

After a decade and a half, the legendary manga's battle dreams are made real

Screens Feature, Feb. 14, 2019

Getting Gleefully Inappropriate in Call Me Brother

Christina Parrish stars in the locally produced, subversive rom-com

Screens Feature, Feb. 14, 2019

Stacey Abrams, Beastie Boys to Speak at SXSW

Nile Rodgers, Gwyneth Paltrow and more join the roster

SXSW Daily, Feb. 12, 2019 9:00 AM

I Want to Eat Your Pancreas

Bizarre title for a tender story of dealing with death

Film Review, Feb. 7, 2019

Lords of Chaos

The true crime story that made black metal truly sinister

Film Review, Feb. 7, 2019

Pet Sematary Remake to Close SXSW Film

Midnighters, Festival Favorites, plus shorts all announced

Screens Feature, Feb. 7, 2019

Anime Beyond Miyazaki Arrives in Austin

Films like I Want to Eat Your Pancreas are changing American tastes for Japanese animation

Screens Feature, Feb. 7, 2019

Behind the Wheel With Netflix Documentary The Gentleman Driver

The weird world of millionaires in endurance racing

Screens Column, Feb. 7, 2019

Behind the Wheel With Documentary The Gentleman Driver

The world of millionaire endurance racers in The Gentleman Driver

Screens Daily, Feb. 6, 2019 8:01 PM

Pet Sematary Remake to Close SXSW Film

Midnighters, Festival Favorites, plus shorts all announced

Screens Daily, Feb. 6, 2019 12:40 PM

Austin-Shot Oil Epic The Iron Orchard Gets Its First Trailer

First look at this story of West Texas oil field life and Houston greed

Screens Daily, Feb. 2, 2019 7:00 AM

First Trailer for Austin Conspiracy Comedy Duncan

Local filmmaker John Valley gets all Infowars nuttiness

Screens Daily, Feb. 1, 2019 2:00 PM

Director John Lee Hancock and Office Space Go Into the Texas Film Hall of Fame

Classic comedy and Texas writer/director to be awarded March 7

Screens Daily, Feb. 1, 2019 12:00 PM

Catherine Hardwicke Unloads With Miss Bala

Twilight director and UT grad heads across the border for new film

Screens Daily, Jan. 31, 2019 8:00 AM

Piercing

A wannabe serial killer gets more than he anticipates in this dark comedy

Film Review, Jan. 31, 2019

Capernaum

Lebanese drama of the destitute is tough to watch, but tougher to live

Film Review, Jan. 31, 2019

Catherine Hardwicke Unloads With Miss Bala

Twilight director and UT grad heads across the border for new film

Screens Feature, Jan. 31, 2019

Now Streaming in Austin: Love Radio

Web series Love Radio, shot in KOOP studios, takes the romance out of DJ life

Screens Column, Jan. 31, 2019

A Silent Voice

Tender and thoughtful anime explores bullying in school

Film Review, Jan. 24, 2019

Rooster Teeth’s Animated Series gen:LOCK Brings an All-Star Cast to Dark Horizons

Michael B. Jordan, Maisie Williams, and David Tennant voice the Austin studio's team of misfits

Screens Feature, Jan. 24, 2019

Watch the First Trailer for Rooster Teeth's gen:LOCK

New show starring Michael B. Jordan debuts next week

Screens Daily, Jan. 18, 2019 10:30 AM

Replicas

What hath science wrought? A dull cloning thriller, that's what.

Film Review, Jan. 17, 2019

SXSW Adds 102 Movies to 2019 Film Festival Lineup

After Us, what else does the film fest have in store?

Screens Feature, Jan. 17, 2019

Sundance, Slamdance, SXSW, and More Austin Film News

Screens Feature, Jan. 17, 2019

SXSW Adds 102 Movies to 2019 Film Festival Lineup

After Us, what else does the film fest have in store?

SXSW Daily, Jan. 16, 2019 2:00 PM

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Joins SXSW Speaker Roster

A$AP Rocky, Olivia Wilde, and the Fonz all join conference

Screens Daily, Jan. 15, 2019 10:00 AM

Top 10 Festival Films You Haven't Seen Yet

From charming zombies to pompous actors, 10 films to seek in 2019

Screens Daily, Jan. 11, 2019 7:00 AM

Dragon Ball Super: Broly

The unstoppable anime franchise lumbers on for the fans

Film Review, Jan. 10, 2019

Modest Heroes: Ponoc Short Films Theatre, Volume 1

Three short films from Japan's newest major animation studio

Film Review, Jan. 10, 2019

Austin Film Critics Association Announces 2018’s Best Films and More

If Beale Street Could Talk, The Favourite big winners

Screens Feature, Jan. 10, 2019

Jordan Peele’s Us Will Open SXSW Film 2019

Get Out director’s follow-up opens in theatres March 15

SXSW Daily, Jan. 8, 2019 1:00 PM

Austin Film Critics Association Announces 2018's Best Films and More

If Beale Street Could Talk, The Favourite big winners

Screens Daily, Jan. 7, 2019 12:30 PM

The Devil and William Friedkin

The director's journey from The Exorcist to a real exorcism

Screens Daily, Jan. 5, 2019 9:00 AM

Shoplifters

The meaning of family on Japan's social fringes compassionately explored

Film Review, Jan. 3, 2019

The Future May Finally Be Brightening for Texas Film Incentives

The sequel to film rebates?

Screens Feature, Jan. 3, 2019

Your 2019 Guide to Film Festivals in Austin

Mark your calendar for these celebrations of cinema

Screens Feature, Jan. 3, 2019

Thieves Steal Generators From Drive-in Cinema: Here's How You Can Help

Blue Starlite needs your power

Screens Daily, Jan. 2, 2019 4:38 PM

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