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Classic Game Fest Cancels 2020 Event
"Biggest Retro Gaming Event in Texas" takes the year off
"...The Classic Game Fest was one of the last holdouts for..."

Aug. 26, 2020 Screens Post by James Renovitch

Classic Game Fest Returns
In our day, controllers had one button, and we liked it
" had to physically go to their house. Video games have come a long way – far enough to..."

July 24, 2015 Screens Feature by James Renovitch

Fantastic Fest Returns to Celebrate Itself
Global genre gathering announces streaming lineup
"...Fantastic Fest may be taking a year off due to the..."

Sept. 10, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Fantastic Fest Parties On
Time to plan your FF drinking, plus two sneak announcements
"...With Fantastic Fest, it's not just the films: It's the parties too...."

Sept. 10, 2012 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Fantastic Fest Round Two: Israel, Japan, and a 'Field in England'
New Ben Wheatley historical shocker added to 2013 lineup
"...Get your best shaky face ready: Fantastic Fest 2013 has announced its latest additions to the schedule,..."

Aug. 13, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Fantastic Fest Tells Tales of the Long and the Short and the Tall
Short film selection from Austin to Estonia, animation to sushi
"...rounds of feature films already on the schedule, Fantastic Fest has just announced its tall stack of short films..."

Sept. 4, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Fantastic Fest Wave 2: The Martian, The Witch, and More
New Ridley Scott flick, plus dozens more added to fest
"...Fantastic Fest 2015 is less than a month away, and today..."

Aug. 26, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Fantastic Fest Breaks the First Wave
'Dredd 3D' and 'The Shining' headline 2012 festival
"...Fantastic Fest could have just dropped Frankenweenie on us and we..."

July 30, 2012 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Fantastic Fest Announces Keanu Reeves as 'Man of Tai Chi'
Plus 'Big Bad Wolves' and 'Nightbreed - The Cabal Cut' and more
"...Fantastic Fest has just dropped the first wave of programming for..."

July 24, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Fantastic Fest Won’t Stop Announcing Awesome Stuff
May the Schwartz be with all of us
"...just no way to play it cool with Fantastic Fest, not when they're dropping bombs about the Cormans and..."

Sept. 8, 2010 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Fantastic Fest First Wave Announced
Miss Peregrine, Phantasm: Ravager, and more
"...Bite your nails in anticipation no more! Fantastic Fest, the Alamo Drafthouse's celebration of the weirdest corners of..."

Aug. 2, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin Psych Fest: Rain Parade
Q&A with headliner/bandleader Matt Piucci
"...appearance earlier this month and Rain Parade’s Austin Psych Fest show tonight at Red 7 – 12:15am – it’s..."

April 25, 2013 Music Post by Greg Beets

Fun Fun Fun Fest Interview: Flag
First Black Flag singer Keith Morris dishes
"...Black Flag fan, with two competing lineups of the classic California hardcore punk band currently working the circuit. The..."

Nov. 6, 2013 Music Post by Tim Stegall

Has Fantastic Fest Gone Too Hog-Wild?
Helicopter Hog Hunt has some fans worried
"...over a special event slated for this year's Fantastic Fest has some Alamo Drafthouse and FF fanatics crying oink...."

Sept. 9, 2013 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

Fantastic Fest 2015: Camino
Zoë Bell on the run becomes a real leading star
"...worked with director Josh Waller on Raze, a low-budget Game of Death-style succession of fight sequences: fun, but disposable...."

Sept. 27, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

ATX Television Fest Heads to Letterkenny
"You were talking with your pals the other day ..."
"...handful of episodes were screened in Austin at Fantastic Fest and quickly became one of the festival's most talked-about..."

June 7, 2019 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Luv Doc Recommends: Man Fest
Birds Barbershop South Lamar, Saturday, December 1, 2007
"...butt. Don’t believe it? Check out Garry Marshall’s 1994 classic, Exit to Eden where she and Dan Ackroyd play..."

Nov. 30, 2007 Column by The Luv Doc

Fantastic Fest Review: Parasite
Upstairs, downstairs gets a darker meaning in Korean masterpiece
"...It’s a film the owes much to Kim Ki-young’s classic 1960s feature The Housemaid: a home invasion film inverted..."

Sept. 30, 2019 Screens Post by Jenny Nulf

The Pen-Ultimate Fest
Austin Heart of Film Screenwriting Conference & Festival
" artist is that there are like 500 film festivals out there, and 500 movies in each one," said..."

Oct. 10, 1997 Screens Feature by Russell Smith

Aged to Perfection
Classic Game Fest brings childhood favorites to the young at heart
"...this town's unforeseeable entrepreneurial success stories opened its doors. Game Over Videogames started with one employee and a business..."

July 12, 2013 Screens Feature by James Renovitch

Paging Dr. Mario
Game Over Videogames' Classic Game Fest
"...These are the days when a war-simulating video game gives grandpa flashbacks. When playing a basketball game on..."

June 26, 2009 Screens Feature by James Renovitch

Old Is the New New
Classic Game Fest
"...900 Barton Springs Rd. $10 (kids under 12, free)"

Aug. 15, 2014 Screens Feature by James Renovitch

Bigger, Better, Older
Game Over Videogames expands to South Lamar
"...I'll admit, when I interviewed the owner of Game Over Videogames, David Kaelin, back in 2006 I wasn't..."

May 15, 2012 Screens Post by James Renovitch

Austin July Events Guide
The fun isn't over yet. Summer is just getting started.
"...Paramount Summer Classic Film Series..."

June 28, 2018 Chron Events Post by Cassie Arredondo

Upcoming Gaming Events
Not counting that SXSW thing
"...North Door. They'll be talking about their company's internal game jam and showcasing the results thereof. Why won't they..."

March 5, 2013 Screens Post by James Renovitch

Community: Summer Snapshot
Parades, rides, races, and more
"...Texas Biker Rally Live music, vintage cars, custom bikes, games, photo ops with leather-clad bros and babes, and roaring..."

May 19, 2017 Arts Feature

Screens: Summer Snapshot
TV, film, and gaming events
"...Paramount Summer Classic Film Series Classic films nearly every day at the..."

May 19, 2017 Screens Feature

Weekend Event Guide from Sarah Wolf + JB & Sandy
The Fringe + Austin Chronicle Weekend Event Guide Aug. 15-17
"...Classic Game Fest - Palmer Events Center Saturday & Sunday..."

Aug. 15, 2014 Chron Events Post by Lia Crockett

Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li
The director of Doom takes on another video-game franchise, this time one about a female martial artist seeking justice.
"...Michael Clarke Duncan. Based, in name only, on the classic Capcom video game, this kinda-sorta sequel to 1994's Jean-Claude..."

March 6, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

SXSW Film Adds Midnighters and More
Horror lineup announced, plus shorts and more
"...Booking a film festival is about whittling. This year, the SXSW Film Festival..."

Feb. 9, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

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