Spencer Parsons

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No Family Is an Island
No Family Is an Island
The Piersons on 'Reel Paradise'

Screens, Sept. 30, 2005

Irreplaceable
Irreplaceable
Co-Director Mike Johnson on 'Tim Burton's Corpse Bride' and how stop-motion has done more than survive amid the rise of computer animation

Screens, Sept. 23, 2005

On the Case: No. 3
On the Case: No. 3
Movin' on up

Screens, Sept. 23, 2005

DVD Watch
The Miracle of Morgan's Creek
'People aren't as evil-minded as they were when you were a soldier, Papa,' purrs 14-year-old Emmy (Diana Lynn) to her dimly suspicious father (William Demarest), though certainly she must know better

Screens, Sept. 23, 2005

Readings
War Reporting for Cowards
Studiously neither pro-war nor anti-war, this 'anti-sending-me-to-war-book' rather too appropriately evidences reluctance to see actual combat, expending nearly two-thirds of its length establishing Ayers' coward credentials before setting off on the road to Baghdad.

Books, Sept. 2, 2005

On the Case: No. 2
On the Case: No. 2
Greetings from planet 'Cassidy'

Screens, Aug. 19, 2005

On the Case: No. 1
On the Case: No. 1
The Burnt Orange kids and 'The Cassidy Kids'

Screens, July 29, 2005

I Hope You're Happy Now
I Hope You're Happy Now
Andrew Bujalski, who wrote 'Funny Ha Ha' in Austin and wrapped it in Boston, on the film's unlikely fate

Screens, July 8, 2005

In Print
In Print
The creator of TV's cult classic Freaks and Geeks and writer of another memoir, Kick Me, Paul Feig is no stranger to mining embarrassment's riches, and Superstud ranks high among his work for going so low

Screens, July 8, 2005

DVD Watch
F for Fake
A one-of-a-kind essay centered on art forgery and hoaxes that is built from spare parts, questionable coverage, obvious overdubbing, and outright bluff, 'F for Fake' is a masterwork most often hailed for its hijacking of documentary form to tease cinema's capacity for making truth out of bullshit

Screens, June 3, 2005

DVD Watch
Porco Rosso
Am I really saying it's better than Casablanca? You read right, and I say bring it.

Screens, April 22, 2005

Warner Bros.: Avada Kedavra, Healy
Warner Bros.: Avada Kedavra, Healy
'Wizard People, Dear Reader,' Brad Neely's wonderfully wacked-out homage to 'Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone,' is no more

Screens, April 1, 2005

Anxiety of Influence
Anxiety of Influence
Teenagers Georgia and Wyatt Pierson on their family's filmic mission to Fiji

Screens, March 11, 2005

The Obsessive's Obsessive
The Obsessive's Obsessive
Three former Austinites find Darryl Donaldson, 'Donnie Darko's '#1 Fan'

Screens, Feb. 25, 2005

In Print
In Print
Scott Von Doviak's 'Hick Flicks: The Rise and Fall of Redneck Cinema'

Screens, Feb. 11, 2005

Into Thin Air
Into Thin Air
The already under way adventures of Austinites at the Dances Sun and Slam, and what they might mean for the local scene

Screens, Jan. 21, 2005

In Print
In Print
‘By the whole equation,’ David Thomson dares, aiming at nothing less than to set forth a single-volume history of Hollywood filmmaking in its entirety in under 400 pages, ‘I mean not just the history of American movies, but America in the time of movies’

Screens, Dec. 17, 2004

DVDs: Part 3
L'Age D'Or / Un Chien Andalou
Gift guide

Screens, Dec. 17, 2004

DVDs: Part 3
California Split
Gift guide

Screens, Dec. 17, 2004

In Print
In Print
Peter Bogdanovich can't get enough of himself

Screens, Oct. 29, 2004

No Film Left Behind
No Film Left Behind
'Variety' critic Joe Leydon's program for cinema literacy

Screens, Oct. 22, 2004

Chrystal
The 11th Annual Austin Film Festival

Screens, Oct. 15, 2004

Cinematic Convergence
Down to the Bone
The 11th Annual Austin Film Festival

Screens, Oct. 15, 2004

The Human Factor
The Human Factor
Wright, Pegg, and Frost on Romantic Zomedy 'Shaun of the Dead'

Screens, Sept. 24, 2004

Dark Side of the Potterverse
Dark Side of the Potterverse
Brad Neely's 'Wizard People, Dear Readers' and the volatility of artistic alchemy

Screens, July 23, 2004

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