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Drafthouse Wonder Woman Screenings Bring Out the Trolls
Whether it be Girlie Night screenings or Tough Guy Cinema, the Alamo Drafthouse has often taken a playful approach to gender in its booking philosophy. However, now it's riding high above some criticism that it's holding a women-only screening of Wonder Woman early next month.

5:50PM Thu. May 25, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Numbers Don't Lie, Film Rebates Work
With the Legislature's budget arguments almost done, the film, TV, and video-game industries nervously await the fate of the Texas Moving Image Industry Incentive Program (TMIIIP). Many fear that, having already lost TV shows like American Crime and The Leftovers, more productions will quit the state.

4:15PM Thu. May 25, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Chronicle Recommends: Films About Chefs
Every month, the Chronicle’s film critics select a theme and offer movie recommendations. In honor of our annual First Plates awards, handed out earlier this month, we've chosen some of our favorite films about chefs.

8:00AM Wed. May 24, Chronicle Film Staff Read More | Comment »

DVDanger: Beyond the Gates
It seems peculiar, nay a massive oversight, that nobody has invented a specific term to describe the ever-growing library of modern horror films that deliberately evoke the mood, conventions, and tropes of Eighties independent low-budget horror. Case in point: VHS-inspired Beyond the Gates.

1:00PM Sun. May 21, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

RTX Gets Twitchy
This just in from the desk of chocolate in your peanut butter: RTX, the gaming culture celebration from local online content powerhouse Rooster Teeth, will team up with gaming streaming service Twitch.

9:00AM Wed. May 17, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Forward to the Past With Future '38
Finding a lost milestone of Thirties sci-fi cinema is always going to raise questions. When it comes to time-travel masterpiece Future '38, Jamie Greenberg is coy about exactly where the missing print was hiding. "Sometimes I say Hollywood attic, sometimes I say Hollywood vault. I guess I really should get my story straight."

11:40PM Tue. May 16, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

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Paramount Announces Summer Classic Film Series Lineup
The worst part about summer is everyone demanding that you go outside. Fortunately, here comes the Paramount to save all you indoor-loving film fans, with the announcement of the 2017 Summer Classic Film Series.

10:00AM Tue. May 16, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Unleashing the Hounds of Love
The serial killer as lone wolf is terrifying enough. Yet two serial killers bonded by blood seems infinitely more frightening. That hideous dynamic inspired Ben Young to film Hounds of Love. He said, "We've all seen 'girl gets kidnapped' stories before, but we haven't really seen 'couple who kidnaps girls' stories before."

9:00AM Fri. May 12, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

AFS Cinema Announces Opening Dates
Mark your calendar now. The Austin Film Society has announced that the new AFS Cinema's permanent home at the former Marchesa Hall & Theatre will open on May 26.

8:00AM Thu. May 11, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

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