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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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Exploring The Endless With Benson and Moorhead

Filmmakers talk science, magic, and bickering brothers

Screens Daily, Apr. 20, 2018 5:00 PM

Power Up With These Animated Music Videos

Cover star Eric Power picks five of his best band collaborations

Screens Daily, Apr. 20, 2018 8:00 AM

DVDanger: Mohawk

Ted Geoghegan on blood and lessons in his historical drama

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

The China Hustle

The next global economic meltdown, in terrifying detail.

Film Review, Apr. 19, 2018

The Endless

Sibling banter and cosmic terror means observational comedy horror.

Film Review, Apr. 19, 2018


Sleaze, violence, and a weirdly nuanced take on race relations.

Film Review, Apr. 19, 2018

Oh Lucy!

Japanese/U.S. identity comedy.

Film Review, Apr. 19, 2018

Austin Animator Eric Power Slices and Dices

Collage and stop-motion come together in his homemade epic Path of Blood

Screens Feature, Apr. 19, 2018

What’s Showing at the Indie Meme Festival

Highlighting the best of South Asian cinema

Screens Feature, Apr. 19, 2018

Amy Adams Coming to ATX Television Fest

Plus NatGeo and Shondaland confirmed for small screen celebration

Screens Daily, Apr. 18, 2018 2:00 PM

Wim Wenders Talks About Submergence

The self-avowed German romantic on his new film

Screens Daily, Apr. 13, 2018 4:41 PM

Borg vs McEnroe

Tennis' greatest feud re-evaluated as an inner battle.

Film Review, Apr. 12, 2018


The Rock! The ape! The lizard! The ... flying wolf?

Film Review, Apr. 12, 2018

You Were Never Really Here

Joaquin Phoenix and Lynne Ramsay renew the revenger's tragedy.

Film Review, Apr. 12, 2018

Giddyup to the Home Movie Round-Up

Texas Archive of the Moving Image needs your old tapes

Screens Feature, Apr. 12, 2018

Rooster Teeth Tells All!

Teaser for Austin web geniuses' doc Why We’re Here

Screens Daily, Apr. 7, 2018 12:01 AM

John Krasinski and Emily Blunt on Their New Horror A Quiet Place

The filmmaking power couple on fighting monsters and real intimacy

Screens Daily, Apr. 6, 2018 12:01 AM

AFF On Story Takes The Shape of Water

Season begins with co-writer of Oscar-winning fairy tale

Screens Daily, Apr. 5, 2018 11:45 AM

A Quiet Place

As monsters lurk, the world survives with a whisper

Film Review, Apr. 5, 2018


John Hamm sweats stylishly in gritty, grim spy thriller.

Film Review, Apr. 5, 2018


Butt-chugging gags can't hide Blockers' big heart.

Film Review, Apr. 5, 2018

Austin Writer Explores the Contradictions of Ted Kennedy in Chappaquiddick

Telling the tale of the shattering of Camelot

Screens Feature, Apr. 5, 2018

AFS Grant Emphasizes Diversity

Society offering $130,000 for emerging filmmakers

Screens Daily, Apr. 3, 2018 2:30 PM

Felicity Comes to ATX Television

TV fest reunites cast of beloved show, plus Mayans, more

Screens Daily, Apr. 3, 2018 2:00 PM

DVDanger: Pyewacket

Classical witchcraft drama gets a bleak, contemporary twist

Screens Daily, Apr. 3, 2018 8:00 AM

Sherlock Gnomes

Gnomeo and Juliet sequel heads to London. For reasons.

Film Review, Mar. 29, 2018

Ready Player One

Video gaming and Eighties culture get the Spielberg treatment

Film Review, Mar. 29, 2018

The Terrifying Laughter of Parenthood

Award-winning comedy Maybe Shower comes home

Screens Feature, Mar. 29, 2018

Graveside at The Death of Stalin

Armando Iannucci on monsters and accents

Screens Daily, Mar. 23, 2018 7:00 AM

Isle of Dogs

Wes Anderson's stop motion wonder is a tail-wagger

Film Review, Mar. 22, 2018

New PBS Documentary Uses Austin Photographer to Explore Death

What we (don’t) talk about when we (don’t) talk about death

Screens Feature, Mar. 22, 2018

From the ATX to Chi-Town

Kyle Henry explores Chicago in Rogers Park

Screens Feature, Mar. 22, 2018

SXSW Film Review: Upgrade

Cyberpunk action thriller has a few hidden features

Screens Daily, Mar. 19, 2018 9:54 PM

SXSW Film Review: American Animals

A docudrama as audacious as the heist it re-creates

SXSW Daily, Mar. 19, 2018 2:00 PM

SXSW Announces Audience Awards

First Match, All Square lead narratives

Screens Daily, Mar. 17, 2018 2:30 PM

SXSW Film Review: Chef Flynn

A slice of life in the kitchen of a culinary enfant terrible

Screens Daily, Mar. 15, 2018 1:07 PM

SXSW Film Review: Nossa Chape

Football's tragedy becomes a tale of imperfect healing

Screens Daily, Mar. 14, 2018 10:15 PM

SXSW Panel Recap: The Bleeding Edge: A New Generation of Horror

Is horror more diverse than the rest of cinema? Maybe.

SXSW Daily, Mar. 14, 2018 4:46 PM

SXSW Film Review: Time Trial

Redemption denied in this lyrical tale from the cycling seat

SXSW Daily, Mar. 14, 2018 8:00 AM

SXSW Film Awards Announced

Grand jury and special awards given out tonight

Screens Daily, Mar. 13, 2018 10:00 PM

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