Daily Screens
Fifty Years of Movie Magic at the Alamo Village
Happy birthday, Village cinema! The oldest continuously operating movie house in Austin celebrated its 50th year as the secret heart of the city's film scene last night with a special screening of another quinquagenarian Austin original, The Texas Chain Saw Massacre.

10:40AM Thu. May 16, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Inaugural Round Top Film Festival Announced
Round Top may be known as the antiques capital of Texas, but it's hoping to become famous as a center for cinema with the announcement today of the first ever Round Top Film Festival.

10:30AM Wed. May 15, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

ATX TV Festival Adds Apple TV+ Miniseries The Big Cigar, Plus Panels on an Industry in Flux
It’s T-minus 20 days to the launch of this year’s ATX TV Festival, and one thing organizers don’t have hanging over their head this time around is the threat of a writers’ strike.

10:00AM Fri. May 10, Kimberley Jones Read More | Comment »

Writer Drew Pearce Rides a Trojan Horse Into The Fall Guy
Like many British people of a certain age, Drew Pearce remembers watching the 1980s TV show The Fall Guy as a kid. It broadcast in the late Saturday afternoon slot, between televised wrestling and inane game shows, in the slot reserved for imported American action shows.

3:03PM Thu. May 9, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Paramount Theatre Announces 50th Summer Classic Film Series
The Paramount Theatre has been a home to classic cinema for so long that many films now called classic weren't even made when they launched their Summer Classic Film Series in 1974. Five decades on, the annual fixture on the movie lovers calendar is back with another packed lineup.

12:00PM Wed. May 8, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Exclusive: Watch This Clip From Austin-Made Rap Road Trip Lost Soulz
Lost Soulz, Austin filmmaker Katherine Propper's rap road trip across Texas and through the convoluted lives of Gen Z artists, is heading for the big screen, and we have an exclusive clip to share.

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

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South by Southwest Is Headed to London
South by Southwest, the hybrid music/tech/film/tv/culture festival, will be forever synonymous with Austin. But, having added an Australian spinoff last year, now the fest is headed across the pond to London for a UK-based leg.

10:20AM Wed. May 8, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Gaming Industry Layoffs Continue as Arkane Studios Austin Closes
Another blow to Austin's gaming industry: Bethesda Studios is closing Arkane Studios Austin, the studio behind the Dishonored series, Prey, and Redfall.

4:00PM Tue. May 7, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Michael Showalter and the Reality of Rom-Coms in The Idea of You
For some people, Michael Showalter is a key member of the State and Stella comedy troupes. For others, he’s the director of the Oscar-nominated The Big Sick. And then there are the devoted fans of The Baxter “We few, we merry few,” he delivers with a droll deadpan.

5:54PM Thu. May 2, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

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