Will Robinson Sheff

23 entries
I Live My Broken Dreams
I Live My Broken Dreams
This year's rock docs examine the 'outsider myth' and more among the likes of Daniel Johnston, Townes Van Zandt, and Wild Man Fischer

Screens, March 11, 2005

All About the Others
All About the Others
The Austin Film Society's Besides Almodóvar

Screens, Dec. 3, 2004

America's Sweetheart
America's Sweetheart
Georgetown's Palace Theatre celebrates Mary Pickford

Screens, June 6, 2003

The Cinema of Dual Citizens
The Cinema of Dual Citizens
A new AFS series explores the American classics of Europe's émigré filmmakers

Screens, April 18, 2003

Stan Brakhage
Stan Brakhage
In Memoriam

Screens, April 11, 2003

The Swimmer (1968)
Like the movie, Burt Lancaster's title character -- an aging suburbanite who one day decides, on an afternoon lark, to "swim home" pool-to-pool through the back yards of his friends -- starts out lightly charming us, only to plunge into darker waters.

Screens, Feb. 21, 2003

Fine China
Fine China
A new AFS series explores the Chinese "Fifth Generation" of filmmakers

Screens, Jan. 17, 2003

Cinescape
Cinescape
A New Experiment in the Experimental

Screens, Sept. 20, 2002

Six Legs to Tango:
Six Legs to Tango:
Wladyslaw Starewicz

Screens, Sept. 13, 2002

Down Mexico Way
Down Mexico Way
South of the border, six stories high, at the Texas State History Museum's IMAX theatre

Screens, Aug. 30, 2002

The Age of Restoration
The Age of Restoration
From critical duds to film history darlings, two titans of silent cinema get their due

Screens, Aug. 23, 2002

Video Reviews

Screens, Aug. 2, 2002

Book Smarts
Comedy Is a Man in Trouble: Slapstick in American Movies
New academic tomes explore diverse film genres

Screens, July 26, 2002

Science, With a T.W.I.S.T.
Science, With a T.W.I.S.T.
A benefit screening looks at two female pioneers in the hopes of inspiring more

Screens, June 21, 2002

Hiiiiiiiii-Yah!
Hiiiiiiiii-Yah!
Foley artist Buzz Moran cooks up a 'masterpiece' from leftover chopsocky

Screens, May 17, 2002

Revew: Broken Blossoms
Broken Blossoms

Movie Review, May 6, 2002

The Sights and Sounds of Art in Sync
The Sights and Sounds of Art in Sync
An Austin Eye+Ear benefit screens Ron Mann's 'Imagine the Sound'

Screens, May 3, 2002

Reel Women Host Movie Hoot
Local femme-centric film collective Reel Women presents Movie Hoot: local bands covering film's classic sounds

Screens, April 26, 2002

Revew: Flesh and the Devil
Flesh and the Devil

Movie Review, April 15, 2002

Something to Talk About
Something to Talk About
New AFS series spotlights the women of silent cinema

Screens, April 12, 2002

American Cinematheque's Universal Appeal
American Cinematheque's Universal Appeal

Screens, Feb. 15, 2002

Video Reviews
Sammy and Rosie Get Laid
Controversial writer Hanif Kureishi teams up again with director Stephen Frears for Sammy and Rosie Get Laid, a vibrant and uneven portrait of a Thatcher-era progressive relationship in perpetual crisis.

Screens, Nov. 9, 2001

Revew: Diary of a Lost Girl
Diary of a Lost Girl

Movie Review, April 28, 2002

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