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: Vortex
French cinema’s enfant terrible faces the horrors of growing old

Movie Review, May 6, 2022

Revew: The Aviary
The Aviary
Desert-set cult drama is a little dry

Movie Review, April 29, 2022

Revew: Mothering Sunday
Mothering Sunday
Literary adaptation charts doomed romance between classes

Movie Review, April 8, 2022

Revew: Compartment No. 6
Compartment No. 6
Strangers on a train form a tense bond in this Finnish drama

Movie Review, March 18, 2022

Revew: Death on the Nile
Death on the Nile
Brannagh's back for another ride under the detective's moustache

Movie Review, Feb. 11, 2022

Revew: The Tiger Rising
The Tiger Rising
Feel-good family drama may lose the little ones along the way

Movie Review, Jan. 21, 2022

Revew: The Legend of La Llorona
The Legend of La Llorona
The weeping woman has reason to cry in this flat supernatural horror

Movie Review, Jan. 7, 2022

Revew: American Underdog
American Underdog
Kurt Warner biopic is too winsome to win big

Movie Review, Dec. 24, 2021

Revew: Nightmare Alley
Nightmare Alley
Guillermo del Toro goes into the dark of greedy souls in this noir remake

Movie Review, Dec. 17, 2021

Steve Davis’s Top 10 Films of 2021
Steve Davis’s Top 10 Films of 2021

Screens, Dec. 16, 2021

Revew: West Side Story
West Side Story
Bernstein. Shakespeare. Sondheim. Spielberg. ’Nuff said!

Movie Review, Dec. 10, 2021

Revew: Encanto
Disney's latest animated family adventure is magical if not overly memorable

Movie Review, Nov. 26, 2021

Revew: Belfast
Kenneth Branagh's stunning if messy look back at his childhood in Northern Ireland

Movie Review, Nov. 12, 2021

Revew: Becoming Cousteau
Becoming Cousteau
The life and regrets of the man who made us fall in love with the ocean

Movie Review, Oct. 22, 2021

Revew: The Addams Family 2
The Addams Family 2
A spirit-crushing vacation for everyone's favorite ghouls

Movie Review, Oct. 8, 2021

Revew: Cry Macho
Cry Macho
Old man Eastwood heads down to Mexico and into his soul

Movie Review, Sept. 24, 2021

Revew: The Capote Tapes
The Capote Tapes
A literary life of oblivious self-destruction

Movie Review, Sept. 24, 2021

Revew: Dating & New York
Dating & New York
When “friends with benefits” goes wrong for the smartphone generation

Movie Review, Sept. 10, 2021

Revew: Ailey
The lasting legacy of revolutionary choreographer Alvin Ailey

Movie Review, Aug. 6, 2021

Revew: The Stranger by the Shore
The Stranger by the Shore
A heartfelt queer first romance in this gorgeous anime

Movie Review, July 9, 2021

Revew: The Boss Baby: Family Business
The Boss Baby: Family Business
Why is a movie about a talking baby this convoluted?

Movie Review, July 2, 2021

Revew: Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway
Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway
Meta ain't betta in this unlovable, self-referential sequel

Movie Review, June 18, 2021

Revew: Into the Darkness
Into the Darkness
Danish World War II drama sketches and stretches out its own moral complexities

Movie Review, May 21, 2021

Revew: There Is No Evil
There Is No Evil
Iranian anthology walks the line between life and death

Movie Review, May 14, 2021

Revew: The Killing of Two Lovers
The Killing of Two Lovers
Traumatizing tale of a collapsing marriage is a taut masterpiece

Movie Review, May 14, 2021

Revew: Moffie
Brutality and sexual awakening in Apartheid-era South Africa

Movie Review, April 9, 2021

Revew: F.T.A
The suppressed anti-Vietnam war cabaret finally hits the spotlight

Movie Review, March 12, 2021

Revew: Stray
It's not such a ruff life in this story of Istanbul's canine residents

Movie Review, March 5, 2021

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

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