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SXSW Interview: Bradley Grant Smith’s “Male Gaze Gazes on the Male Gaze” in Our Father
With his debut film, Our Father, Bradley Grant Smith is officially a multi-hyphenate, adding screenwriting and directing to his previous credits as an actor, singer, and songwriter (he performs his music as Sad Brad Smith).

11:45AM Fri. Mar. 26, Selome Hailu Read More | Comment »

Stripping Out the Propaganda: Dominic Cooke on The Courier
Stage and screen are two very different media, and Dominic Cooke is now fluent in both. He laughs at the old joke that one big difference between them is that you can't pull focus in the theatre. "You do, actually, but you do it by moving people around the bloody stage."

7:00AM Fri. Mar. 26, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Rondo and Bob Nominated for ... a Rondo!
How important was 1940s creature actor Rondo Hatton? The Austin-made documentary about him, Rondo and Bob, is now up for a Rondo, the award named after him.

11:20PM Thu. Mar. 25, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

SXSW Film Review: Without Getting Killed or Caught
The history of Country Music is filled with legends that Nashville had no clue how to handle. Guy Clark may be a certified hall-of-fame legend now, but as SXSW documentary Without Getting Killed or Caught reveals, it was a thorny path for the man called the Dean of Texas Songwriters, and one he didn't take alone.

11:24AM Thu. Mar. 25, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

SXSW Film Review: Without Getting Killed or Caught
 
SXSW Interview: Kelley Kali and Angelique Molina are Fine (Thanks For Asking)
No one who saw I’m Fine (Thanks for Asking) at this year’s SXSW should be shocked if it becomes the quintessential film people point to in the future to explain the hell that was 2020, 2021, and… hopefully not much more than that.

11:00AM Thu. Mar. 25, Selome Hailu Read More | Comment »

SXSW Film Review: Soy Cubana
The beginning of the Trump administration in 2017 marked a fleeting period of amicable Cuban-U.S. relations. While the Obama administration made a point of freeing travel restrictions from Cuba, Trump’s curtailing of them was imminent and sure-fire.

10:00AM Thu. Mar. 25, Trace Sauveur Read More | Comment »

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SXSW, Oscilloscope, and Mailchimp Come Together to #SupportTheShorts
Who said SXSW was over? Starting today, a slate of its best, weirdest, most fascinating, scary, and entertaining short films will be available, courtesy of SXSW, Mailchimp Studios, and distributor Oscilloscope Laboratories.

9:00AM Thu. Mar. 25, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

SXSW, Oscilloscope, and Mailchimp Come Together to #SupportTheShorts
 
SXSW Interview: Inbetween Girl Director Mei Makino
SXSW has given us plenty of treasured coming-of-age films over the years, and 2021 was no exception. Along with standouts such as 2020 Spotlight film Best Summer Ever and Grand Jury award-winner The Fallout, this year gave us some Texan teens to root for.

7:30AM Thu. Mar. 25, Selome Hailu Read More | Comment »

Minari Tops Austin Film Critics Association Awards
Award season was delayed, but it's now in full flow. The Austin Film Critics Association has voted, and announced that Minari is its selection for this year's best film.

5:00PM Wed. Mar. 24, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

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