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Laying Down the Lore
Folklore. Fairytales. Tall tales. That thing that happened to a "friend of a friend." Aaron Mahnke's award-winning Lore podcast has collected and collated stories of changelings and ghosts, vampires and abductions, from around the world, and now Amazon adds shadows to his campfire stories with the Lore TV show.

3:00PM Sun. Oct. 15, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

DVDanger: Brawl in Cell Block 99
There's an old saying: Big dogs don't need to bark. Truth is, the biggest dogs try to curl up the smallest. That may be why Vince Vaughn, all six-foot five of him, looks like he's squeezing himself into the corner of a hotel couch, sipping a tea as he softly talks about the extreme brutality of prison flick Brawl in Cell Block 99.

2:15PM Sun. Oct. 15, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Do Androids Dream of a Screening This Cool?
You begin to see the connections, maybe you eventually uncover something as enormous as what Ryan Gosling’s Detective K finds in this Denis Villeneuve-helmed sequel to Ridley Scott’s 1982 masterpiece.

3:55PM Fri. Oct. 13, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

Your Weekend in Film
Some people you remember, most you don't. Those featured in the films this weekend are both worth remembering and exploring more after the credits have rolled. Other than the new releases, deserving your attention is last weekend’s visually scrumptious and subtext-laced Blade Runner 2049.

5:00PM Thu. Oct. 12, The Screens Staff Read More | Comment »

Hollywood Gets Animated About Austin
From tiny acorns, mighty oaks grow. Sometimes, Hollywood animation springs from a Mighty Coconut. Fox Animation has announced that Will Smith and Tom Holland will voice the lead characters in Spies in Disguise, an upcoming feature based on a short by Lucas Martell, co-founder of Austin's Mighty Coconut animation studo.

12:45PM Wed. Oct. 11, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

First Trailer for The Orange Years Gets Slimy
Name a TV network that has warped more minds and created more pop-culture icons than Nickelodeon. Give up? Well, if you've forgotten how impactful the kids' station has been, new documentary The Orange Years: The Nickelodeon Story has released its first trailer to remind you.

12:25PM Wed. Oct. 11, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

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I, Tonya Smashes Into AFF
Few scandals have rocked a sport like the rivalry between ice skaters Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan that culminated in a bizarre conspiracy to break Kerrigan's legs. Now I, Tonya, the pitch-black comedy recounting the event, has been added to the closing night lineup at this year's Austin Film Festival.

1:00PM Tue. Oct. 10, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Darren Aronofsky Speaking at SXSW
No film has baffled, befuddled, and split audiences this year quite like Mother!, but love it or hate it, there's no doubt it secured Darren Aronofsky's reputation as one of the great directors of this era. Now he adds another accolade: SXSW 2018 Keynote speaker.

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

Austin Horror for Halloween
Good news for anyone that thinks Austin horror begins and ends with The Texas Chain Saw Massacre: two local productions with a uniquely ATX twist on shocks and scares will be on your screens before Halloween.

3:00PM Sun. Oct. 8, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

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ICE Found Snooping on Council Member Greg Casar The Intercept uncovers monitoring of elected officials' social media
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