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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 »

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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Laura Poitras Takes a Risk
Laura Poitras is frustrated with technology. Wrangling a new phone, she contends with planned obsolescence. "I can't believe that they changed the mini-jack. It's highway robbery that they make you buy a new headset."

7:00AM Tue. May 9, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

DVDanger: Another Evil
If there's something strange in your neighborhood, calling a needy, dysfunctional, arrogant ghostbuster might not be your best solution. If you do, you might just be opening your home to Another Evil.

4:00PM Sat. May 6, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Get Ready for Russellmania II
When the Earth quakes, and the poison arrows fall from the sky, and the pillars of Heaven shake, Kurt Russell just looks that big ol' storm right square in the eye and he says, "Give me your best shot, pal. I can take it." That's why the king of the Western and killer of shapeshifters gets his second Tough Guy Cinema marathon with Russellmania II.

8:00AM Wed. May 3, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

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