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Alamo Adds Terror Tuesday and Weird Wednesday to Virtual Cinema
Before the Alamo Drafthouse was a national chain, it was a home to obscure gems of cinema in themed evenings like Terror Tuesday and Weird Wednesday. Now as the Austin-based theater company has its sire shuttered, it's taken those beloved institutions online in all their exploitation wonder, starting this week.

12:01AM Tue. Mar. 31, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Cine Las Americas Canceled for 2020
Another blow to the Austin film scene today as Cine Las Americas has just announced that the 23rd Cine Las Americas International Film Festival, scheduled for May 6-10, has been canceled.

5:30PM Mon. Mar. 30, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Now Streaming in Austin: Maybe Shower
Welcome to Now Streaming in Austin, highlighting locally-made titles to watch while self-quarantining. If you were wondering how people were getting through the coronavirus quarantine, the big breaking news today is that there's a world shortage of condoms.

8:00AM Mon. Mar. 30, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Now Streaming in Austin: Fireflies in the Garden
Welcome to Now Streaming in Austin, highlighting locally-made titles to watch while self-quarantining. OK, so in our series of Austin-shot streaming recommendations, we've had comedies, horrors, noirs, documentaries - now it's time for a star-studded weepie.

8:00AM Sun. Mar. 29, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Local Cinemas Embrace Online Experiment to Ride Out Coronavirus Closures
As cinemas closed in the face of coronavirus, there have been widespread fears that many may never open again. That concern has been deepest for art house cinemas. However, in a new wave of experimentation, indie distributors are creating virtual ticket booths that still benefit theaters - including several in Austin.

11:00PM Sat. Mar. 28, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Local Cinemas Embrace Online Experiment to Ride Out Coronavirus Closures
 
Now Streaming in Austin: Castlevania
Welcome to Now Streaming in Austin, highlighting locally-made titles to watch while self-quarantining. Did you know that the biggest animated show on Netflix right now is an Austin-made adaptation of an all-time-classic video game? Well, strap on your holy water and whip, because we're going vampire hunting.

8:00AM Sat. Mar. 28, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

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Running to Stay Sober in Woke the Monster
Andrew Shebay should have been in Denton today, for the second festival screening of his film Woke the Monster; but plans, as everyone knows, change.

1:00PM Fri. Mar. 27, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Now Streaming in Austin: The Texas Archive of the Moving Image
Welcome to Now Streaming in Austin, highlighting locally-made movies to watch while self-quarantining. With phone cameras ubiquitous, it's easy to forget that your Austin forebears were making their own videos - only they called them home movies.

8:00AM Fri. Mar. 27, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Now Streaming in Austin: The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
Welcome to Now Streaming in Austin, highlighting locally-made movies to watch while self-quarantining. Austin has always been a home to indie cinema, and that legacy began with a bunch of crazy UT grads, a house in the middle of nowhere, and a farm tool: The Texas Chain Saw Massacre.

8:00AM Thu. Mar. 26, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

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