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Revew: The Get Together
The Get Together
Austin party movie is one perfect night in the velvet rut

Movie Review, May 14, 2021

Sparxs Studio Is Turning Cinema Into a Single Mom's Game
Sparxs Studio Is Turning Cinema Into a Single Mom's Game
Founder and CEO Samenta Bruington doesn’t take no for an answer

Screens, April 29, 2021

Shatara Michelle Ford Wants to Make You Uncomfortable
Shatara Michelle Ford Wants to Make You Uncomfortable
The Test Pattern writer/director explains how microaggressions from white Austinites taught them how to write about trauma

Screens, April 15, 2021

Revew: 2021 Oscar-Nominated Shorts: Live Action
2021 Oscar-Nominated Shorts: Live Action
Great performances bolster this year's Academy nominees

Movie Review, April 2, 2021

SXSW Interview: Bradley Grant Smith’s “Male Gaze Gazes on the Male Gaze” in <i>Our Father</i>
SXSW Interview: Bradley Grant Smith’s “Male Gaze Gazes on the Male Gaze” in Our Father
Dick Wolf, Chicago, and the politics of writing female leads

Screens, March 26, 2021

SXSW Interview: Kelley Kali and Angelique Molina are Fine (Thanks For Asking)
SXSW Interview: Kelley Kali and Angelique Molina are Fine (Thanks For Asking)
How a can-do attitude enabled a rapid pandemic production

Screens, March 25, 2021

SXSW Interview: <i>Inbetween Girl</i> Director Mei Makino
SXSW Interview: Inbetween Girl Director Mei Makino
Down with Sixteen Candles says the Visions award-winner

Screens, March 25, 2021

SXSW Film Review: <i>Inbetween Girl</i>
SXSW Film Review: Inbetween Girl
Texas-set coming-of-age drama is witty, wonderful, and timely

Screens, March 19, 2021

SXSW Film Review: <i>Language Lessons</i>
SXSW Film Review: Language Lessons
Natalie Morales and Mark Duplass excel in this Zoom drama

Screens, March 18, 2021

SXSW Film Review: <i>Executive Order</i>
SXSW Film Review: Executive Order
Brazilian speculative drama shows racism transcends borders

Screens, March 16, 2021

Revew: Mandabi
Mandabi
Seminal Senegalese social satire from the father of African film, remastered

Movie Review, March 5, 2021

Revew: 17 Blocks
17 Blocks
Incredible home-footage documentary blows shows that no one is voiceless

Movie Review, Feb. 26, 2021

Revew: Test Pattern
Test Pattern
Issues of race and rape intersect in this startling Austin drama

Movie Review, Feb. 19, 2021

Sundance Review: <i>Summer of Soul (... Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)</i>
Sundance Review: Summer of Soul (... Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)
Questlove's joyous celebration of the Harlem Cultural Festival

Screens, Feb. 14, 2021

Sundance Review: <i>Cusp</i>
Sundance Review: Cusp
Texas documentary raises and struggles with questions of consent

Screens, Feb. 14, 2021

Revew: Judas and the Black Messiah
Judas and the Black Messiah
The revolutionary power of Fred Hampton reignited in this powerful story

Movie Review, Feb. 12, 2021

Revew: Two of Us
Two of Us
Old loves and senility craft a complex tale of coming out late in life

Movie Review, Feb. 5, 2021

Revew: Malcolm & Marie
Malcolm & Marie
Relationship two-hander about Black Hollywood is more flash than answers

Movie Review, Jan. 29, 2021

Revew: Acasă, My Home
Acasă, My Home
Extreme gentrification on the outskirts of Bucharest

Movie Review, Jan. 22, 2021

Revew: Rock Camp: The Movie
Rock Camp: The Movie
Music fans seek glam without the grit and grind as they play with stadium-fillers

Movie Review, Jan. 15, 2021

Revew: One Night in Miami ...
One Night in Miami ...
Regina King’s directorial debut floats like a butterfly, stings like a bee

Movie Review, Jan. 8, 2021

Revew: Sister of the Groom
Sister of the Groom
Stilted rom-com is clueless about what to do with its star

Movie Review, Dec. 18, 2020

Revew: 18 to Party
18 to Party
Gen X coming-of-ager is an unfocused but endearing debut

Movie Review, Nov. 6, 2020

Revew: An Easy Girl
An Easy Girl
French coming-of-age drama doesn't get what it means to be young

Movie Review, Aug. 21, 2020

Austin Eastciders Expands Its Compass to Barton Springs Road
Austin Eastciders Expands Its Compass to Barton Springs Road
Chef Page Pressley leads new restaurant with cider-studded menu

Food, Aug. 13, 2020

Austin School of Film Goes Online ... and Global With Play at Home
Austin School of Film Goes Online ... and Global With Play at Home
ASoF finds play in its pandemic programs

Screens, Aug. 13, 2020

Children’s Authors Jarrett and Jerome Pumphrey on Finding Hope While Taking Things Slow
Children’s Authors Jarrett and Jerome Pumphrey on Finding Hope While Taking Things Slow
Wondering how to talk to kids? Try pictures.

Arts, Aug. 6, 2020

Bird Bird Biscuit Is Opening a New Location ... in the Middle of a Pandemic
Bird Bird Biscuit Is Opening a New Location ... in the Middle of a Pandemic
Co-owner Brian Batch on the values and practices his team thrives on

Food, July 30, 2020

It’s Easier to Keep Austin Fed With a Kitchen
It’s Easier to Keep Austin Fed With a Kitchen
Local nonprofit fed thousands; needs a more permanent kitchen space

Food, July 27, 2020

JP’s Pancake Company Makes Tiny Cakes With Big Dreams
JP’s Pancake Company Makes Tiny Cakes With Big Dreams
Meet the king of West Campus

Food, July 16, 2020

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