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While Capote is a good film, it hasn’t closed the book on the subject, even though the performances are undeniably great.
"...Mark Pellegrino. When news broke of two competing Truman Capote biopics, Capote and the locally shot Have You Heard?,..."

Oct. 28, 2005 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

It's another Truman Capote picture about how the author wrote In Cold Blood – and it stands solidly on its own merits.
"...The last couple of years have bestowed two Truman Capote pictures on the moviegoing public, and not only that,..."

Oct. 13, 2006 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Double Life
Director Douglas McGrath on the other critically acclaimed Truman Capote biopic, 'Infamous'
"...Infamous faces. It follows the success of another Truman Capote biopic covering much of the same period of the..."

Oct. 20, 2006 Screens Feature by Liz Welch Tirrell

The Grass Harp
"...Baker and Roddy McDowall. The memory fiction of Truman Capote often tells the story of a sensitive adolescent growing..."

Nov. 15, 1996 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Tru Artistry
With Jay Presson Allen's Tru, performer Jaston Williams takes a vacation from the little town of Tuna, Texas, with which he is so closely identified, to portray celebrated writer Truman Capote, and in the process reminds us what an actor of range and skill he is.
"...must portray the celebrated writer and notorious celebrity Truman Capote. It is a daunting role by any measure. Not..."

Sept. 22, 2000 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The fascinating character of Truman Capote drives this thoughtful evening of theatre
"...Truman Capote occupies a particular spot in the American imagination. The..."

Jan. 25, 2013 Arts Review by Elizabeth Cobbe

Our readers talk back.
"..."Philip Seymour Hoffman's precise, uncanny performance as Capote doesn't imitate the author so much as channel him,..."

Nov. 4, 2005 Column

Maybe It's Just Because of Hoffman's Performance?
"...clever lines: "Philip Seymour Hoffman's precise, uncanny performance as Capote doesn't imitate the author so much as channel him,..."

Nov. 1, 2005 Postmarks

In Person George Plimpton at UT
"...of his reading from his latest oral biography, Truman Capote: In Which Various Friends, Enemies, Acquaintances, and Detractors Recall..."

Feb. 20, 1998 Books Feature

TIFF Notes
What I took away from the Toronto International Film Festival
"...portraits in Lonesome Cowboys. To be released this fall. Capote..."

Sept. 23, 2005 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Film News
Every Word Is True: Austin lands a Killer production; plus, Joe Conway 'Rocks,' Rodriguez wraps, and more
"...After earlier leanings toward our western neighbor, the Truman Capote biopic Every Word Is True is set to shoot..."

Dec. 24, 2004 Screens Column by Joe O'Connell

After a Fashion
Truman and Michael sittin' in a tree …
"...sunglasses, realizing that I had achieved one of Truman Capote's looks without even thinking about it. I wore my..."

Feb. 3, 2012 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

The Devil's in the Details
Andrew Bujalksi and Cinema Club screen an overlooked John Huston gem
"...Devil's story, co-written by Huston with an ailing Truman Capote (who, as the story goes, literally wrote the day's..."

Nov. 19, 2010 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

The Mist
There's "something in the mist," and it's not only the beasts that bite but also the dark things that reside within.
"...Billy (Gamble); checkout manager Ollie (Jones, who played Truman Capote in the Capote film that didn't star Philip Seymour..."

Nov. 23, 2007 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Books on Film
Tower director on punk and Capote
"...Influential book: In Cold Blood by Truman Capote really intrigues me because I'm both drawn in and..."

June 17, 2016 Screens Feature

What Is This Miracle Called Movie Music?
Making movie-music magic 'Infamous'
"...Douglas McGrath was making a biopic of writer Truman Capote and the backstory behind the writing of his breakthrough..."

Oct. 20, 2006 Screens Feature by Mark Rubin

No Limits
Austin at the Toronto International Film Festival
" Toronto include the screening of the other Truman Capote film Infamous, which filmed in Austin last year. Equally..."

Sept. 22, 2006 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Riding the Range
The year in film, 2005

Jan. 6, 2006 Screens Feature

The Movies That Matter
An interview with Killer Films producer Christine Vachon
"...of Every Word Is True, a movie about Truman Capote and the period during which he wrote In Cold..."

March 11, 2005 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

"...That's the journey Truman Capote makes in this tender remembrance. He returns to his..."

Dec. 12, 1997 Arts Review

True Story
A writer meets the murderer who stole his identity
"...something of an obfuscation, and unlike films such as Capote and Infamous, there’s not enough drama about the compulsive..."

April 17, 2015 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Thursday Picks & Sleepers
SXSW Thursday handicapping by the blurb
"...Max Capote 1am, Javelina"The dandy of rock," Max Capote takes the..."

March 20, 2015 Music Feature

From the Vaults: Nominees on Rewind
The Texas Film Hall of Fame film series in focus
"...Austin in 2005. Based on George Plimpton's book, Truman Capote: In Which Various Friends, Enemies, Acquaintances and Detractors Recall..."

Feb. 17, 2012 Screens Post by Marjorie Baumgarten

Brad Pitt hits a home run with this film about the inner workings of baseball. It's a film that will appeal to sports fans and nonfans alike.
" the title character in Bennett Miller’s previous film, Capote). Also remarkable are the performances by Pitt and Hill,..."

Sept. 23, 2011 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The World in Vogue: People Parties Places
Time travel, history lesson, and visual feast
"...and history lesson. We've all seen pictures of Truman Capote's Black and White Ball, arguably the most notorious social..."

Nov. 27, 2009 Books Feature by Anne Harris

The Insider's Outsider Guide to Texas
Remembering Bud Shrake
"...wonder how they ever got any writing done. Truman Capote's fans, for example, know just as much about his..."

May 15, 2009 Books Feature by Clay Smith

Ziro the... Whut?
George Lucas' new alien from planet WTF.
"...slug which Lucas insisted should sound like ... Truman Capote...."

Aug. 12, 2008 Qmmunity Post by Kate X Messer

Amélie's ingratiating Audrey Tautou co-stars as a gold-digging gamine on the make in the south of France.
"...Priceless is like Breakfast at Tiffany's bereft of both Capote's cynical élan and Blake Edwards' overwrought (and overvalued) New..."

May 2, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

After a Fashion
Stephen weighs in on the Belmont and what Dubya might be reading these days...
"...– and yes, Philip Seymour Hoffman was fabulous as Capote in the film Capote, but Toby Jones in Infamous..."

Oct. 20, 2006 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Film News
Look no further than this alt-weekly's SXSW coverage for proof that Austin is the film capital of Texas, but don't forget some of the stuff going on 'Between the Scenes'
"...of the Austin Film Society, full to overflowing: Truman Capote biopic Every Word Is True, starring Sandra Bullock as..."

March 11, 2005 Screens Column by Joe O'Connell

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