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Page Two: Roger Ebert Added a Star to His The Whole Shootin' Match Rating
Last Night at the Alamo restoration revives Eagle Pennell's early promise for posterity
" prouder of the leadership and team. The SXSW Film Festival is offering an extraordinary lineup of films; I..."

March 11, 2016 Column by Louis Black

Of Church and State
British director Stephen Frears discusses his new film, Liam
"...Or I guess you could just look at his filmography. Either way, you get the idea. To call Frears..."

Oct. 19, 2001 Screens Feature by Shawn Badgley

Seeing Is Believing
'The Rep' charts the slow death of cinema-going
"...idea what they were getting themselves into. Nor did filmmaker Morgan White, who approached them shortly after opening weekend..."

Oct. 19, 2012 Screens Feature by Leah Churner

Austin's 10 queerest highlights of 2018
"...Or the return, success, and creation of our queer festivals. Seriously, our hearts must've grown three sizes this year...."

Dec. 28, 2018 Column by Sarah Marloff

DVDanger: Fantastic Fest 2015 Revisited
With the 2016 lineup here, time for VOD and DVD reruns
"...Festival films have a life cycle. Some drop by for..."

Aug. 6, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Two Thumbs Up
"...who died on Saturday at age 53, was the film critic for The Chicago Tribune, but it was his..."

Feb. 26, 1999 Screens Column by Margaret Moser

Dancing About Architecture
That Was the Week That Was
"...six, I'm including just the South by Southwest music festival and the obligatory further abuse of the body that..."

March 21, 1997 Music Column

Improviser Shannon Stott Brings Some Lord of the Rings to Out of Bounds
The Gandalf of improv is all over the comedy festival
"...packed schedule for the 2019 Out of Bounds Comedy Festival (a short-form set as part of the five-performer troupe..."

Aug. 23, 2019 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Getting Caught on 7 Splinters in Time
Director explains mindwarping time travel flick before screening
"...Sometimes you don't know what a film is really about until it's done. Sometimes, that's even..."

June 27, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Peace Officer Puts a Face on Police Militarization
Film details a former sheriff's search for answers
"...Peace Officer is such a timely film, it’s almost absurd. The documentary, which won the grand..."

March 20, 2015 Screens Post by Amy Kamp

The Good Eye: Crossing the (180-Degree) Line
Austin actresses go behind the camera
"...the roles they'd want to play and direct the films they'd love to be cast in. Some embarked on..."

March 20, 2015 Column by Amy Gentry

Chet Baker in Black and White, but Still Blurry
Bruce Weber reminisces on Let's Get Lost
"...and trumpet great Chet Baker, to South by Southwest Film for a retrospective earlier this year. The film will..."

April 27, 2007 Screens Feature by Anne S. Lewis

The Job Goes on Forever
Breathing Room Producer Tim Perell
" fact, we would walk downtown to the Angelika Film Center -- kind of like the Village Cinema, only..."

Feb. 28, 1997 Screens Feature

AFS Announces 2019 Feature Grant Recipients
Over $100,000 in cash and aid for next generation of filmmakers
"...When you're an independent filmmaker, a few dollars can be the difference between an..."

Sept. 4, 2019 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Passion Project
Jim Cummings is supercharging self-distribution with Thunder Road
"...The business model for indie films is pretty rough: Make your movie, apply to festivals,..."

Oct. 12, 2018 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Tillie Walden: Talking Comics
"If it was torture, I’d’ve given up by now.”
"...graphic novel Spinning, will be at the Texas Book Festival this weekend. (For times, see below.) Until then, and..."

Nov. 1, 2017 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Reviews You Can Use
Find the gray area in 'The New Black,' or explore sweeping panoramas and unbridgeable divides in 'The Most Fun I've Ever Had With My Pants On'
"...The film follows brash Andy (Denny) as she travels from L.A...."

Oct. 11, 2013 Screens Feature by Brandon Watson

Daniel Lanois and the Improbabilities of Sound
"...SXSW for his first time since keynoting the music festival in 2003, Lanois comes bearing both a new album..."

March 20, 2008 Music Post by Doug Freeman

Page Two: Return of the Independents
'SXSW Presents,' season three
"...nothing. The show is run by Matt Dentler, SXSW Film honcho on the short-list power chart of American independent..."

Sept. 29, 2006 Column by Louis Black

The Sights and Sounds of Art in Sync
Ron Mann's jazz avant-garde exploration Imagine the Sound provides the perfect counterpoint to Austin Eye+Ear (which will screen Mann's film this Sunday in an E+E benefit): Both are bent on the blurring of artistic lines.
"...and clamoring for space. And then, when Ron Mann's film Imagine the Sound finally shows Taylor doing what he's..."

May 3, 2002 Screens Feature by Will Robinson Sheff

DVD Watch: 'V/H/S'
Found footage anthology from the mumblecore crowd and friends
"...The micro-budget chapter film deals in found footage terror. It makes sense. "We..."

Dec. 4, 2012 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Off the Record
Checking out of South by Southwest 2010 and paying final respects to Big Star's Alex Chilton
" dragged into Perez Hilton's hyperexclusive bash, a stark contrast to the blunt rhymes of immediate predecessor Snoop Dogg...."

March 26, 2010 Music Column by Austin Powell

Tidbits From Austin International Drag Fest
Queens, kings, and clowns from near and far wow at Drag Village
"...a set at the fourth annual Austin International Drag Festival’s Drag Village at the Holiday Inn...."

Nov. 19, 2018 Qmmunity Post by Courtney Naquin

The Cirque(us) Comes to Town
And they aren't the only clowns roaming Downtown
"...The Tuesday between SXSW Film + Interactive and SXSW Music is always a strange..."

March 13, 2013 SXSW Post by Andy Campbell

Dancing About Architecture
Don Walser and Willie Nelson come up winners; Sixth Street still not quite dead.
"...of Tuesday night were truly impressive and elegant. In contrast, somehow I don't think I've yet mentioned the ugliest..."

Sept. 29, 2000 Music Column by Ken Lieck

TV Goes Hollywood
TV Diary
" very fast and with very little preparation. In contrast, viewers finally got to meet Karen's (Megan Mullally) maid,..."

May 21, 1999 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

Our readers talk back.
"...the Grand Jury Prize for Documentaries at the Sundance Film Festival and the People's Choice Award in Denver. Did..."

April 11, 2003 Column

Yourself and Yours
Korean master Hong Sang-soo's understated dissection of how men only see women as they want
"...Hong Sang-soo has a way of making weird, surreal films without absurdist quirks and frills. He takes a more..."

June 26, 2020 Movie Review by Jenny Nulf

Naked If I Want To
Magnum opus on one of rock & roll's Rosetta Stones: 1967's Moby Grape
"...or Walkmans, much less the Internet, downloading, iPods, music festivals, extensive rock music media, and rock on TV (except..."

Jan. 8, 2010 Music Feature by Louis Black

The Ballad of Townes & Blaze
The twisted but not-so-tall tale of Van Zandt and Foley, Lonesome Dove meets Barfly
"...The jigsaw of geography in filmmaking is such that one day during the making of..."

Aug. 17, 2018 Features Feature by Sybil Rosen

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