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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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Half Magic

Heather Graham turns director in empowerment comedy

Film Review, Feb. 22, 2018

The 15:17 to Paris

Eastwood cast innovative to re-create the Paris train attack.

Film Review, Feb. 15, 2018

2018 Oscar-Nominated Short Films: Live Action

Compassion, grace, and humor distinguish the Oscar hopefuls

Film Review, Feb. 8, 2018

Steve Davis’ Top 10 Films of 2017

Screens Feature, Dec. 28, 2017

The Greatest Showman

Don't be fooled by this whitewashed version of the great huckster

Film Review, Dec. 21, 2017

Darkest Hour

Gary Oldman disappears into the role of the beloved English statesman

Film Review, Dec. 14, 2017

Wonder Wheel

Woody Allen's ode to Coney Island

Film Review, Dec. 7, 2017

The Disaster Artist

The making of one of the most inept films ever made

Film Review, Nov. 30, 2017

Hello Again

A sexy musical that spans time falls flat

Film Review, Nov. 9, 2017


The remarkable life of a blind card mechanic

Film Review, Nov. 2, 2017


Harrelson dons prosthetics for this complicated biopic

Film Review, Nov. 2, 2017

Tyler Perry's Boo 2! A Madea Halloween

Another installment of Madea's spooky stories

Film Review, Oct. 26, 2017


An effusive doc on the shower scene from Psycho

Film Review, Oct. 26, 2017


Austin vibes meet darker skies

Film Review, Oct. 12, 2017

My Little Pony: The Movie

A rainbow-hued acid trip for 8-year-olds

Film Review, Oct. 5, 2017

Battle of the Sexes

Billie Jean King takes on Bobby Riggs

Film Review, Sep. 28, 2017

Kingsman: The Golden Circle

The bloody spy series returns

Film Review, Sep. 21, 2017

Home Again

a lifestyle comedy with a soupçon of pain

Film Review, Sep. 14, 2017

The Only Living Boy in New York

A New York love triangle state of mind

Film Review, Aug. 31, 2017

Whose Streets?

A you-are-there portrait of the tragedy in Ferguson

Film Review, Aug. 24, 2017

Brigsby Bear

A man searches for truth in nostalgia

Film Review, Aug. 17, 2017


The team behind Obvious Child is back

Film Review, Aug. 3, 2017

Lady Macbeth

A violent, desperate housewife plots murder

Film Review, Jul. 27, 2017

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

Luc Besson's latest is a kaleidoscopic mess

Film Review, Jul. 20, 2017

Wish Upon

A music box leads to deadly wish fulfillment

Film Review, Jul. 13, 2017

Baby Driver

A heist goes wrong for a music-loving getaway driver

Film Review, Jun. 29, 2017

Rough Night

Girls gone murderously wild

Film Review, Jun. 22, 2017

The Hero

Sam Elliott plays a cowboy actor dying of cancer

Film Review, Jun. 22, 2017

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie

An animated adaptation of the beloved book series

Film Review, Jun. 8, 2017

Paris Can Wait

A woman at the crossroads of life

Film Review, Jun. 1, 2017

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul

The wimpy kid returns for a reboot

Film Review, May. 18, 2017


A mother/daughter vacation from hell

Film Review, May. 11, 2017


Spanish film deals with serious issues in subtle ways

Film Review, May. 4, 2017

The Circle

An absurd cautionary tale on technology

Film Review, May. 4, 2017


A man goes to great lengths to secure a better life for his daughter

Film Review, Apr. 27, 2017

The Lost City of Z

A futile quest for an extraordinary place

Film Review, Apr. 20, 2017

Your Name

This body-swapping anime is a stunner

Film Review, Apr. 6, 2017


Astronauts discover that a wall won't keep out a new alien life form

Film Review, Mar. 30, 2017

The Boss Baby

Alec Baldwin voices corporate infant

Film Review, Mar. 30, 2017

Beauty and the Beast

A live-action remake of the Disney film

Film Review, Mar. 23, 2017

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