Steve Davis

Steve Davis has written film reviews for The Austin Chronicle off and on since the early years of its publication. He holds a B.S. degree in Radio-Television-Film from the University of Texas, and a J.D. degree from the University of Texas School of Law.

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Revew: Sin
Portrait of the original Renaissance man lets obsession obscure the vision

Movie Review, Feb. 19, 2021

Revew: The World to Come
The World to Come
Frontier romance speaks of a love that cannot speak the name it does not yet have

Movie Review, Feb. 12, 2021

Revew: Supernova
Firth and Tucci are beyond stellar as a married couple being swallowed by dementia

Movie Review, Jan. 29, 2021

Revew: Our Friend
Our Friend
Jason Segel is the friend you'd want in this true story of facing death

Movie Review, Jan. 22, 2021

Revew: Fatale
Not everything that happens in Vegas ...

Movie Review, Dec. 25, 2020

Steve Davis Top 10 Films of 2020
Steve Davis Top 10 Films of 2020
"The continued development of my film education"

Screens, Dec. 17, 2020

Revew: Wild Mountain Thyme
Wild Mountain Thyme
Twee Irish romance takes forever to end happily ever after

Movie Review, Dec. 11, 2020

Revew: Nationtime
Searing documentary from the 1972 National Black Political Convention finally restored

Movie Review, Nov. 27, 2020

Revew: Monsoon
Henry Golding proves you can go home again in this expat character piece

Movie Review, Nov. 13, 2020

Revew: True to the Game 2
True to the Game 2
Trust us, you'd be better off playing tiddlywinks

Movie Review, Nov. 6, 2020

AFF Review: <i>The Arbors</i>
AFF Review: The Arbors
Twisted tale of a man and his monster

Screens, Nov. 1, 2020

Revew: One Vote
One Vote
From Alaska to Kentucky, the clear importance of voting

Movie Review, Oct. 30, 2020

AFF Review: <i>Dave Not Coming Back</i>
AFF Review: Dave Not Coming Back
Diving documentary probes murky emotional depths

Screens, Oct. 27, 2020

AFF Review: <i>Fugitive Dreams</i>
AFF Review: Fugitive Dreams
Haunting and unorthodox road trip drifts with its protagonists

Screens, Oct. 27, 2020

AFF Review: <i>Two Deaths of Henry Baker</i>
AFF Review: Two Deaths of Henry Baker
Intergenerational crime drama has an Old Testament twist

Screens, Oct. 26, 2020

Revew: Martin Eden
Martin Eden
Bafflingly relocated Italian adaptation of Jack London's novel skates by on charm and cheekbones

Movie Review, Oct. 16, 2020

Revew: J.R. 'Bob' Dobbs and the Church of the Subgenius
J.R. 'Bob' Dobbs and the Church of the Subgenius
Time to get slack once again with the bizarro Austin anti-cult

Movie Review, Oct. 16, 2020

Revew: The War With Grandpa
The War With Grandpa
DeNiro back on the "wacky gram-gram" schtick (hope the check cleared)

Movie Review, Oct. 9, 2020

Revew: Sicilia!
Restored Italian experiment is more form than substance

Movie Review, Sept. 11, 2020

Revew: House of Cardin
House of Cardin
Biodoc of the fashion innovator is only sew-sew

Movie Review, Aug. 28, 2020

aGLIFF Review: <i>Give or Take</i>
aGLIFF Review: Give or Take
Delightful if predictable homecoming drama

Screens, Aug. 17, 2020

aGLIFF Review: <i>Monsoon</i>
aGLIFF Review: Monsoon
A return to Vietnam sees tender emotional growth

Screens, Aug. 17, 2020

aGLIFF Review: <i>Pier Kids</i>
aGLIFF Review: Pier Kids
Documentary goes to where America's homeless kids live

Screens, Aug. 17, 2020

Revew: Rebuilding Paradise
Rebuilding Paradise
Ron Howard hides an eco-warning in the story of the Camp Fire inferno

Movie Review, July 31, 2020

Revew: The Painted Bird
The Painted Bird
Jerzy Kosinski's brutal novel of Nazi-occupied Poland loses none of its inhumanity

Movie Review, July 17, 2020

Revew: John Lewis: Good Trouble
John Lewis: Good Trouble
The life of the indefatigable civil rights champion

Movie Review, July 3, 2020

Revew: Up From the Streets: New Orleans: The City of Music
Up From the Streets: New Orleans: The City of Music
Delightful if overstuffed musical history of the Crescent City

Movie Review, May 15, 2020

Revew: Bull
Annie Silverstein's gritty observation of life in rurban America

Movie Review, April 17, 2020

Revew: I Still Believe
I Still Believe
Christian singer-songwriter Jeremy Camp's cancer biopic is light on the evangelism

Movie Review, March 13, 2020

Revew: Extra Ordinary
Extra Ordinary
Irish supernatural comedy is a cracker

Movie Review, March 6, 2020

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