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SXSW Adds 102 Movies to 2019 Film Festival Lineup
Start your SXSW Film Festival planning now: the annual celebration of screens large and small has announced its first wave of movies and shows, with new films from Olivia Wilde, Robert Rodriguez, Christopher Morris, and more.

2:00PM Wed. Jan. 16, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Review: A Discovery of Witches
New miniseries A Discovery of Witches shares the same shelf space – Supernatural Soap Opera – as the Twilight series. But where Twilight pummeled the viewer with abstinence propaganda, A Discovery of Witches is perfectly willing to show off what 1,500 years of sexual experience can do for a vampire’s bedroom moves.

10:00AM Wed. Jan. 16, Kimberley Jones Read More | Comment »

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Joins SXSW Speaker Roster
Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has been shaking up U.S. politics since her upset win last November; now she’s one of the big names just announced as a speaker for SXSW 2019.

10:00AM Tue. Jan. 15, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Fiore De Henriquez Is In Love With Clay
Unless you’ve experienced Fiore De Henriquez’s eccentricities firsthand or knew someone who did, you’ve likely never heard of her.

9:00AM Tue. Jan. 15, Beth Sullivan Read More | Comment »

Start Your Week With Magnolia Mondays
Starting tonight, Violet Crown Cinema has launched Magnolia Mondays, a series celebrating the best films released by Magnolia Pictures, the indie film distribution outfit co-founded in 2001 by Bill Banowsky and Eamonn Bowles.

5:10PM Mon. Jan. 14, Britt Hayes Read More | Comment »

Top 10 Festival Films You Haven't Seen Yet
You may be done with 2018, but 2018 isn't done with you. While festival season is just a few calendar flips away (looking at you, Sundance, SXSW, Tribeca, etc. etc. etc.), we still have a few movies that did the circuit last year that are heading your way soon – or need a little help to get there. So what were our favorite (so far) unreleased titles?

7:00AM Fri. Jan. 11, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

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Jordan Peele’s Us Will Open SXSW Film 2019
Get ready for terror: SXSW has just announced that Us, the fervently awaited sophomore shocker from writer-director Jordan Peele, will receive its world premiere as the film festival’s opening night film.

1:00PM Tue. Jan. 8, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Chronicle Recommends: Memory Loss
Every month, the Chronicle's film critics select a theme and offer movie recommendations. We're trying to forget the misery of 2018 with a selection of films about amnesia.

7:00AM Tue. Jan. 8, The Screens Staff Read More | Comment »

Austin Film Critics Association Announces 2018's Best Films and More
If Beale Street Could Talk, Barry Jenkins' adaptation of James Baldwin's novel of black life in Seventies America, has swept the major awards on the Austin Film Critics Association, including Best Film, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Director, and Best Supporting Actress.

12:30PM Mon. Jan. 7, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

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