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24 Frames
Iranian master filmmaker plays with the almost-moving image.
"...(Taste of Cherry, Certified Copy) is the experimental endeavor 24 Frames, which had been underway for three years prior..."

Feb. 23, 2018 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

George A. Romero's Diary of the Dead
Every generation gets the George A. Romero socio-political zombie opus they deserve. We must be living right, because this new film cuts right to the heart.
"...absorb at an orders-of-magnitude rate far higher than old-school 24 frames per second, thanks to the near-instantaneous digital-media saturation..."

Feb. 29, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

They Shall Not Grow Old
Peter Jackson's extraordinary World War I documentary finds humanity in a hellish war
"...today’s endless wars feel simultaneously, paradoxically immediate via the 24-hour news cycle, and strangely distant, as if viewed through..."

Feb. 1, 2019 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Human Traffic
"...the ickily abrupt comedown doldrums. In short, it's a 24-hour-party-people travelogue, entertaining enough to grab your eyes (and ears..."

June 9, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Jason Isbell’s Whipping Post
First night of three re-imagines Southern rock
"...into highlights from 2015’s Something More Than Free with “24 Frames” and the album’s title track. New tune “White..."

July 15, 2017 Music Post by Doug Freeman

Clash of the Titans
A messy assemblage of mythic odds and ends, Clash of the Titans takes a nosedive off Mount Olympus.
"...kick things off with everyone's least favorite of the 24-frames-per-second craftsman's 15-plus forays into "the land beyond beyond." And..."

April 2, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief
A teenager's Greek mythology book comes to life and thrusts him into an adventure to recover Zeus' stolen lightning bolt.
"...need at least three screenings of Ray Harryhausen's finest 24 frames per second stop-mo to get their heads straight...."

Feb. 19, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

House
In this Christian horror film, a mad killer who claims to have slain God, torments two couples seeking shelter.
"...a pressing challenge to a Christian deity inclined toward 24 frames per second transubstantiation. There have been many abominations..."

Nov. 14, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Calle 54
Superstars of Latin jazz are captured as they perform in the studio.
"...to move more quickly across the piano than Trueba's 24 frames per second will allow. But the real pleasure..."

June 22, 2001 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Chicken Run
Absolutely delightful filmmaking, chock-full of gorgeously goofy animation and a storyline that cleverly echoes everything from Stalag 17 to Cool Hand Luke. – Marc Savlov
"...tiny movement for every frame of film, and at 24 frames per second of onscreen time, well, you can..."

June 23, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Rhythm Thief
"...though, Rhythm Thief's pulse beats steadily at a pure 24 frames per second...."

Feb. 16, 1996 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Geek Out!
Rainer Werner Fassbinder's 15-hour epic at long last (and longer), in a Criterion Collection box to end all Criterion boxes
"...Berlin AlexanderplatzCriterion Collection, $124.95..."

Dec. 14, 2007 Screens Feature by Spencer Parsons

Animation Revelation
Charging toward a movie, TV, or computer screen near you: HorseBack Salad Entertainment
"...is worth a thousand words, and so therefore a 24-frames-per-second animation is worth, well, more words that you have..."

Nov. 21, 2003 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

The Butt-Numb-a-Thon 14 Lineup
Harry Knowles' annual film fest sneaks 'The Hobbit,' 'Mama'
"...There was a time in my life where 24 hours of straight film watching, though still uncommon was..."

Dec. 10, 2012 Screens Post by Louis Black

Deconstructing 'The Nightmare Before Christmas'
… the day after Christmas
"...Traditionally, fully animated films are shot at 24 frames a second, although there are shortcuts which producers..."

Dec. 26, 2013 Screens Post by Brandon Engel

DVD Watch
Elaine May & Walter Matthau in the underrated 'A New Leaf'
"...In the delectably weird A New Leaf (Olive Films, $24.95), there’s no tearing your eyes off of Walter Matthau’s..."

Sept. 4, 2012 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Castlemania
One boy's induction into horror
"...and Burnt Offerings, the only one of the flickering, 24-frames-per-second bunch to give me honest-to-goodness night terrors. (I dare..."

Oct. 30, 2009 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Holiday Viewing: The Nightmare Before Christmas
A holiday hybrid for outcasts
"...expensive, intricate art form as a result. It took 24 frames, or adjustments for each character, to produce one..."

Dec. 21, 2017 Screens Post by Marisa Mirabal

Steve Rogers Is the Man Who’s Shooting All Those Performers
Local arts-scene photog reveals a plethora of faces at the Hideout
"...lenser Steve Rogers: Human figures as still in their frames as they are mobile onstage...."

Sept. 12, 2016 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Live Shot: Jason Isbell
Texas Union Ballroom, June 20
"...the 80-minute set with an encore offering new single "24 Frames" and "Traveling Alone," he closed with Tom Petty's..."

June 26, 2015 Music Review by Doug Freeman

Raiders!
What if you remade a Hollywood blockbuster in your mom's basement?
"..."This is a friggin' Norman Rockwell painting at 24 frames per second," Harry Knowles tells the documentarians of..."

March 13, 2015 Screens Feature by Sarah Hepola

Deep-Seated Divans and Homo Sectionals
'Don't just sit there!' implores Polari, giving us every reason to
"...as comfortable as sitting back and watching life at 24-frames-per-second can be, Nault's goal in selecting titles for Austin's..."

Oct. 11, 2013 Screens Feature by Kate X Messer

'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' in 48 fps
Austin theatres showing the film in 48 frames per second listed here
"...see Peter Jackson's return to Middle-earth in the speedy 48-frames-per-second rate that the director filmed it in – but..."

Dec. 13, 2012 Screens Post by Marjorie Baumgarten

Taking a Stand on Shorts
No mere calling card or stepping stone, the short film is enjoying a renaissance
"...us since Muybridge's mare galloped, four hooves flying, at 24 frames per second...."

March 11, 2011 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

At the Drive-In
An East Austin art compound reviews the magic of outdoor screening
"...Austin we, the cinematically chosen, have a veritably endless 24-frames-per-second smorgasbord of movie mayhem and filmic wonders unspooling around..."

Oct. 1, 2010 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Hell on Wheels ... and Weed
Bob Ray takes the show on the road
"...a small car, blitzkrieging town after town with 90-minute, 24 frames-per-second hell-lights of purebred Austin indie-liciousness. Everything could go..."

Aug. 13, 2010 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Do Not Try This at Home
Tom Six on the surgical horrors of The Human Centipede
"...your typical genre film fan scurrying out of the 24-frames-per-second night into the lobby's light...."

May 7, 2010 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Feed an Artist, Nourish the World
Austin School of Film underground and avant-garde shorts
"...screened with a Q&A following. And this being a 24-frames-per-second, notes-from-the-underground-type evening, free wine, beer, vegetarian food, and DJ..."

Dec. 18, 2009 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Head of the Class
Spike & Mike sets aside its sick and twisted ways (for now) with New Generation Animation
"...online ilk. All those manic and magical snippets of 24-frames-per-second madness that were yearly revelations prior to the advent..."

Dec. 4, 2009 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Sex, Thugs, and Thanatos
The mad, bad bounty of Fantastic Fest 2009
"...pleasingly perverse version of womanhood in all their exquisite, 24-frames-per-second erotic glory. Now, as an adult (of a kind),..."

Sept. 25, 2009 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

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