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Fantastic Fest First Wave Hits Hard
From world premieres to archive oddities; from the Arabic world to the rust belt; and from raucous laughs to nerve-jangling terror, the first wave of films for Fantastic Fest 2017 (Sept. 21-28) announced this morning has it all, including the wildly anticipated Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.

11:00AM Tue. Aug. 8, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

On-set in The Iron Orchard
It's hot as sin in Downtown Austin. But even inside the Chateau Bellevue, actor Lane Garrison keeps his hat and tie on. Sticky as it is, he says, it's still cooler than digging a ditch.

1:15PM Fri. Aug. 4, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Your Weekend in Film
In the mood for Nineties nostalgia? A docudrama retelling of a dark moment in American race history? Yet another women-behaving-badly comedy? Or how about the single most boring Stephen King film in ages? The Chronicle film team guides you through the week’s new releases and standout revival screenings.

9:00AM Fri. Aug. 4, The Screens Staff Read More | Comment »

Student Researchers Test New "Air" Transportation
Think your morning commute down I-35 or MoPac is bad? Try spending more than three hours on the road driving to Austin from a city like Dallas or Houston. Thirty-thousand people, termed “super-commuters,” from each respective city did this in 2009 according to a study by NYU's Rudin Center for Transportation.

11:55AM Thu. Aug. 3, Victoria Mycue Read More | Comment »

How to Enjoy a Month in Paris
It’s possible to get a taste of Paris this August even if you’re spending the entire month in Austin. The Violet Crown’s eight-part Summer in Paris film series offers the best view of the City of Lights this side of a perch at the top of the Eiffel Tower.

4:10PM Wed. Aug. 2, Marjorie Baumgarten Read More | Comment »

aGLIFF's 2017 Lineup Announced
Austin’s first and only queer film festival celebrates its 30th anniversary next month and if today’s lineup drop is any indication – it’s going to be a gay ol' time.

5:55PM Tue. Aug. 1, Iman Shah Read More | Comment »

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DVDanger: Willard
Name a film that isn't automatically made weirder adding Crispin Glover. Correct, you're thinking of Willard, the Seventies strangest horror/crime hybrid that he remade in 2003 and yet could not make a lick more bizarre. After all, how much stranger can you make rat burglary?

8:00AM Sat. Jul. 29, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

DVDanger: Camera Obscura
There's a revolution going on in Austin horror, and with his supernatural debut feature, Camera Obscura, writer/director Aaron B. Koontz is part of its blood-splattered vanguard.

8:00AM Fri. Jul. 28, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

DVDanger: Camera Obscura
Moonlight Director Returns to SXSW
In 2008, a little-known filmmaker named Barry Jenkins premiered his first film, Medicine for Melancholy, at SXSW. A decade later, and with an Oscar for Moonlight on his shelf, he returns as the first announced keynote speaker for SXSW 2018.

10:00AM Mon. Jul. 24, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

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