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Cine Las Americas 2022 Review: Wildhood
In a trailer somewhere in Mi’kma’ki, on Canada's Atlantic coast, young Lincoln (Phillip Lewitski) suffers at the hands of his abusive father and feels an overall lack of belonging. He and his younger half-brother Travis (Avery Winters-Anthony) are introduced as Travis helps Link dye his hair blonde - just like his.

6:51PM Mon. Jun. 13, Valeria Valdez Read More | Comment »

Cine Las Americas 2022 Review: Sis Dies Corrents
A life in the week of a handyman wouldn’t sound all that compelling at first consideration, but Sis Dies Corrents tells a vibrant story of assimilation and acceptance as Moroccan immigrant Moha (Mohamed Melali) goes through his trial week for an electricity and plumbing company in Barcelona, Spain.

6:50PM Mon. Jun. 13, Ali Juell Read More | Comment »

Funko Buys Mondo
An Austin art institution is going big-time – or corporate, depending who you ask. This morning, the Alamo Drafthouse has announced that it has sold its Mondo collectibles arm to pop culture giant Funko.

1:25PM Mon. Jun. 13, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Tribeca Film Review: A Wounded Fawn
In his feature directorial debut, The Girl on the Third Floor, Travis Stevens depicted a man who's not as decent as he thinks he is. In his third, A Wounded Fawn, Stevens embraces the monster.

6:39PM Sun. Jun. 12, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

ATX TV Festival 2022: The Staircase
One of this year’s breakout hits has been HBO's The Staircase, a retelling of the case against Michael Peterson for murdering his wife, Kathleen Peterson. Originally told in the 2004 documentary feature of the same name, now it has been given the narrative treatment with top-notch performances from a cast led by Toni Collette and Colin Firth.

12:01AM Fri. Jun. 10, Rod Machen Read More | Comment »

Tribeca Film Festival Review: Lynch/Oz
Alexandre O. Philippe has said that he doesn't make documentaries: He makes films about filmmakers. That may seem like splitting hairs, but his works are little to do with chronological recountings. Rather, they serve as academic discussions of a movie or moviemaker.

9:43PM Thu. Jun. 9, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

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Austin Filmmakers Take Their Three Headed Beast to Tribeca
If there's a moral to be taken from the fact that Austin-made sexual drama Three Headed Beast is getting its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival, it's to never give up.

7:00AM Thu. Jun. 9, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Chloe Okuno Explores Horror and Gaslighting in Watcher
Chloe Okuno is becoming a celebrated household name in the horror community. The director's segment in V/H/S/94, “Ratma,” instantly became one of the franchise's most iconic segments, lovingly memed across Twitter. Now her feature debut, Watcher, has become a smash for distributor IFC Midnight.

10:00AM Wed. Jun. 8, Jenny Nulf Read More | Comment »

ATX TV Festival 2022: Griselda
With her upcoming role as Colombian drug lord Griselda Blanco, aka “The Black Widow,” aka “La Dama de la Mafia,” in the upcoming true-crime series Griselda, Modern Family actor Sofía Vergara is up for a challenge.

3:00PM Tue. Jun. 7, Mazzy Oliver Smallwood Read More | Comment »

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