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: 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

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

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