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: Freud's Last Session
Freud's Last Session
Fictional meeting between Freud and CS Lewis makes no breakthrough

Movie Review, Jan. 19, 2024

Revew: Joan Baez I Am a Noise
Joan Baez I Am a Noise
The public, private, and secret lives of the folk icon

Movie Review, Dec. 29, 2023

Revew: The Boy and the Heron
The Boy and the Heron
Miyazaki's gorgeous but oddly obtuse return to animation

Movie Review, Dec. 8, 2023

Revew: What Happens Later
What Happens Later
Ryan and Duchovny ponder the road not taken in magical rom-com

Movie Review, Nov. 3, 2023

Revew: Priscilla
Measured journey behind closed doors of rock & roll's most famous marriage

Movie Review, Nov. 3, 2023

Revew: Flora and Son
Flora and Son
Joseph Gordon-Levitt steals the show in this Irish musical drama

Movie Review, Sept. 29, 2023

Revew: Cassandro
Biopic celebrates the life of queer luchador Saúl Armendáriz

Movie Review, Sept. 15, 2023

Revew: My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3
My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3
Nia Vardalos’ fossilized sequel to a sequel still has its charms

Movie Review, Sept. 8, 2023

Revew: Strays
Talking dog comedy returns with this R-rated riot where the pups get revenge

Movie Review, Aug. 18, 2023

Revew: It Ain't Over
It Ain't Over
Charming documentary honors Yogi Berra, the man and the player

Movie Review, July 7, 2023

Revew: L'immensità
Penélope Cruz is the madonna of modern cinema in a story of growing up trans

Movie Review, June 30, 2023

Revew: Book Club: The Next Chapter
Book Club: The Next Chapter
Tedious sequel recycles that Golden Girls energy again

Movie Review, May 12, 2023

Revew: Chevalier
Fascinating life story of the Black knight is foiled by its own polemic

Movie Review, April 21, 2023

Revew: Mafia Mamma
Mafia Mamma
Even Toni Collette can't earn this mafia spoof rispetto

Movie Review, April 14, 2023

Revew: Return to Seoul
Return to Seoul
Cannes-lauded drama about identity and homeland

Movie Review, April 7, 2023

Revew: Scream VI
Scream VI
The meta-horror franchise gets less meta, more brutal

Movie Review, March 10, 2023

Revew: Jesus Revolution
Jesus Revolution
Tedious retelling of the era of the Jesus freaks preaches to the choir

Movie Review, Feb. 24, 2023

Revew: Of an Age
Of an Age
Queer sexual awakening drama is depressingly familiar

Movie Review, Feb. 17, 2023

Revew: Sharper
A stylishly smart and satisfying con artist drama

Movie Review, Feb. 10, 2023

Revew: Plane
Gerard Butler ages surprisingly well into elder action hero status

Movie Review, Jan. 13, 2023

Revew: Women Talking
Women Talking
Sarah Polley finds stunning drama in one simple night of conversations in a barn

Movie Review, Dec. 23, 2022

Revew: Leonor Will Never Die
Leonor Will Never Die
Wildly creative Filipino romp finds spectral fun in Manila's film biz

Movie Review, Dec. 2, 2022

Revew: Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio
Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio
A thrilling and touching version of the children's classic from the master fabulist

Movie Review, Nov. 18, 2022

Revew: Loving Highsmith
Loving Highsmith
Documentary about the acclaimed American novelist explores her past loves

Movie Review, Oct. 14, 2022

Revew: Moonage Daydream
Moonage Daydream
David Bowie, the transgressive and compassionate iconic artist in cosmic, intimate detail

Movie Review, Sept. 16, 2022

Revew: Breaking
Tragic true-life drama attacks how the system fails military veterans

Movie Review, Aug. 26, 2022

Revew: Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris
Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris
All eyes on Lesley Manville in this tale of fashion and grit

Movie Review, July 15, 2022

Revew: Lost Illusions
Lost Illusions
Balzac's media satire is still bracingly, scathingly topical

Movie Review, July 8, 2022

Revew: Attack on Finland
Attack on Finland
Mediocre action thriller is accidentally timely

Movie Review, July 1, 2022

Revew: Benediction
The closeted life of British World War I poet Siegfried Sassoon

Movie Review, June 3, 2022

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