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The Dystopia of Perfection in Teleios
In space, no one can hear you do crunches. In sci-fi thriller Teleios, the crew of a spaceship are supposed to be physically perfect, and that had to be reflected in the cast. Writer/director Ian Truitner said, "Those aren't painted abs. Those are the real deal."

12:45PM Mon. Apr. 17, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Chronicle Recommends: Baseball Films
Every month, the Chronicle’s film critics select a theme and offer movie recommendations. To celebrate the return of America’s pastime, we pick our favorite baseball films. Play ball!

1:39PM Fri. Apr. 14, Chronicle Film Staff Read More | Comment »

Chronicle Recommends: Baseball Films
Nacho Vigalondo on Colossal
It's an early morning for Nacho Vigalondo. Last night he'd been at the Fantastic Fest Karaoke Apocalypse, but the Spanish director had bailed early. "Two years ago, three years ago, I would have tried to do the whole thing, going until really late and then pretending to be a good interviewee." He pauses. "It's like I'm becoming an adult."

8:00AM Fri. Apr. 14, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

New Season of AFF's On Story Starts Saturday
Local writer-director Jeff Nichols is the first to admit he was not the obvious choice to make a movie about a historic civil rights case.

7:15AM Wed. Apr. 12, Katie Walsh Read More | Comment »

DVDanger: Officer Downe
There are gonzo comics to adapt into deliberately OTT B-movies, and then there is Officer Downe.

9:30PM Sun. Apr. 9, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Into The Void
Ask Canadian horror wunderkind Steven Kostanski what his favorite Stuart Gordon movie is, and he bypasses the obvious classics like Re-Animator for a deeper cut. "That's so easy," he said. "Robot Jox. No contest. I've got the poster in my apartment. It's the best.' "That's a wicked movie," added producer Casey Walker.

8:00AM Fri. Apr. 7, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

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MondoCon Heads Downtown
Everyone's been wondering what will happen to the Austin American-Statesman offices now that the riverfront property no longer houses its printworks. At least its fate is clear for one weekend in November: it will host MondoCon, the Drafthouse-affiliated celebration of movie prints, collectibles, soundtracks, and original art.

6:30PM Thu. Apr. 6, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Ethan Embry Licks The Devil's Candy
Ethan Embry is a metal kid, through and through. He said, "I grew up with Master of Puppets on a Sony Walkman, riding my BMX bike through Bellflower, California, straight up white trash." In thrash-infused horror The Devil's Candy, he plays "a kid that did the same thing. Now he's matured and has a family, but that's still who he is."

1:00PM Fri. Mar. 31, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

DVDanger: House on Willow Street
Ever get up in the morning thinking you're in The Disappearance of Alice Creed, only to find out you're actually starring in The Evil Dead? That's the basics of supernatural kidnapping horror House on Willow Street.

7:00AM Sat. Mar. 25, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

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