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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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Assassination Nation

Dark satire lets social media tear us apart

Film Review, Sep. 20, 2018

Lizzie

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

Fantastic Fest Film Depicts Militias With a Hair Trigger

When rugged individualism goes wrong in The Standoff at Sparrow Creek

Screens Feature, Sep. 20, 2018

Subverting Expectations at Fantastic Fest With Ladyworld

Female-fronted film prepares for a #MeToo backlash

Screens Feature, Sep. 20, 2018

Fantastic Fest Adds Last Two Titles

Follow-up to FF fave The Lure joins list

Screens Daily, Sep. 17, 2018 10:00 AM

Fantastic Fest Wave Three Crashes Down

Music and madness fill festival lineup

Screens Daily, Sep. 13, 2018 10:30 AM

Can You Help? Paul Feig Needs A Simple Favor

Director talks cameos, thrillers, and mommy vloggers

Screens Daily, Sep. 13, 2018 6:21 AM

Mike Ward Out at Houston Chronicle

Veteran reporter accused of faking sources

News Feature, Sep. 13, 2018

So Goes the Statesman

Daily paper awaits GateHouse revamp

News Feature, Sep. 13, 2018

The Apparition

French religious drama places miracles under the microscope

Film Review, Sep. 13, 2018

Pick of the Litter

Five adorable puppies on the path to changing lives

Film Review, Sep. 13, 2018

A Simple Favor

Anna Kendrick turns unlikely sleuth in this deliciously twisted romp

Film Review, Sep. 13, 2018

The Nun

The Conjuring franchise heads to Romania

Film Review, Sep. 13, 2018

The Dirty Secrets Behind Sex Madness Revealed

Exploitation goes meta with a new twist on a vintage sleazefest

Screens Feature, Sep. 13, 2018

Gary Hart Biopic The Front Runner to Close Austin Film Festival

New films by Yorgos Lanthimos, Asghar Farhadi added to fest

Screens Daily, Sep. 12, 2018 10:00 AM

aGLIFF Review: Mapplethorpe

Matt Smith captivates as the transgressive photographer

Screens Daily, Sep. 10, 2018 5:40 PM

Shirley Manson and Lauren Mayberry Will Keynote SXSW

Scottish singers among first wave of speakers for SXSW 2019

SXSW Daily, Sep. 10, 2018 9:00 AM

Ben Dickey on Being Blaze

Inspiration, fear, and the guiding hand of Vincent D'Onofrio

Screens Daily, Sep. 7, 2018 1:42 PM

Austin Film Festival Leading the Charge on Diversity

Film fest awarded Academy grant for second year

Screens Daily, Sep. 6, 2018 5:57 PM

Cold Skin

Imperialism and isolation pervade this monster movie

Film Review, Sep. 6, 2018

Let the Corpses Tan

Deliciously lurid crime drama is pulp in all the best ways

Film Review, Sep. 6, 2018

Six Films You Can’t Miss at aGLIFF 2018

Biopics, retrospectives, and one big mystery

Screens Feature, Sep. 6, 2018

Austin Film Society Announces 2018 Grant Winners

Recipients show strength and diversity of Texas filmmakers

Screens Feature, Sep. 6, 2018

Austin Film Society Announces 2018 Grant Winners

Recipients show strength and diversity of Texas filmmakers

Screens Daily, Sep. 5, 2018 10:00 AM

Austin Documentary Gets Distribution Deal

PJ Raval's Call Her Ganda to receive Oscar push

Screens Daily, Aug. 31, 2018 2:37 PM

If You Have Ghosts: The Haunting of The Little Stranger

Director Lenny Abrahamson talks post-war Gothic

Screens Daily, Aug. 31, 2018 7:00 AM

Searching For Clues Online

Aneesh Chaganty and Sev Ohanian talk about their online thriller

Screens Daily, Aug. 30, 2018 12:00 PM

AFS Moves Forward With Bloomberg Support

New program to help society grow through training, support

Screens Daily, Aug. 30, 2018 10:00 AM

The Baker Brothers Find Their Kin

Behind the story of the gritty SF drama (plus, Mogwai!)

Screens Daily, Aug. 30, 2018 8:00 AM

The Bookshop

British period literary drama is pretty weak tea

Film Review, Aug. 30, 2018

Madeline's Madeline

A few years ago, I was talking with a noted scriptwriter and stand-up who dismissed the idea of improvised drama as something exceptional: Every...

Film Review, Aug. 30, 2018

Capital City Black Film Festival Returns With New Voices

After a forced hiatus, stronger than ever

Screens Feature, Aug. 30, 2018

The Cruz vs. O'Rourke Senate Race Explored in Run Like the Devil

Meet the men behind the campaigns

Screens Feature, Aug. 30, 2018

Make a Film For Beto O'Rourke

Texas' movie heavy hitters want your story of hope

Screens Daily, Aug. 29, 2018 10:00 AM

The Lost Art of Being Offensive

Swimming in satire with cartooning documentary Mr. Fish

Screens Daily, Aug. 29, 2018 7:00 AM

AFF to Honor Larry Wilmore

Festival celebrates long impact of writer and comedian

Screens Daily, Aug. 28, 2018 12:49 PM

Devolver Digital Reigns With Game of Thrones

Local gaming house taking its swiping game to Westeros

Screens Daily, Aug. 23, 2018 3:20 PM

The City Needs Gravediggers, Too

PARD's long, hot summer with interment services

News Feature, Aug. 23, 2018

Good Manners

A Brazilian werewolf tale that takes a while to bite

Film Review, Aug. 23, 2018

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