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Best Movie Theatre Buttered Popcorn
Dobie Theatre
"...bag of popcorn with real butter topping at the Dobie Theater makes even the worst movie tolerable. Dobie is..."

Sept. 13, 1996 Best of Austin Feature

Best Theatrical Theatre
Dobie Theatre Makeover
"...Gothic. Victorian. Egyptian. Other. Man, when longtime Dobie manager/wunderkind Scott Dinger announced his intention to remodel/divide "Austin's..."

Sept. 13, 1996 Best of Austin Feature

Best Movie Theatre Programming
Dobie Theatre
" go somewhere else. Helmed by Scott Dinger, the Dobie has become Austin's premier (sm)arthouse, ousting longtime category winner..."

Sept. 25, 1998 Best of Austin Feature

Now Streaming in Austin: AFS on Slacker at the Dobie
Linklater explains the breakout run of his classic
" while self-quarantining. So if you were at the Dobie Theatre 30 years ago, right now, there's a good..."

July 27, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Best Movie Theatre Concession Stand
Dobie Theatre
"...Alongside the ubiquitous Milk Duds and Red Hots, the Dobie sweet shop offers chocolate-covered espresso beans, butter-toffee peanuts, and..."

Aug. 4, 1995 Best of Austin Feature

Best Movie Theatre Up For Anything
Dobie Theatre
"...There's only one movie theatre in town that plays regular host to risky-at-the-box-office independents..."

Sept. 13, 1996 Best of Austin Feature

Day Trips: Dobie Dichos, Oakville
Gather under the stars to celebrate storytelling and J. Frank Dobie
"...Dobie Dichos gathers people together who appreciate a good yarn..."

Oct. 22, 2021 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

From the Dobie to Infinity ... and Beyond!
Stephanie Martinez-Arndt joins the adventure as part of the team behind Pixar's Lightyear
"...outing to see Toy Story 3 at the old Dobie Theatre on the Drag. She said, "Everyone was growing..."

June 17, 2022 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Dobie Redux
Who else was expecting, you know, an actual mall the first time you went in the Dobie?
"...coat of paint. The Austin Biz Journal reports the Dobie Mall is getting $2 million of remodeling – in..."

June 13, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Best Movie Theatre Concession Stand
"...When the Dobie renovated, it not only spruced up its theatres, it..."

Sept. 26, 1997 Best of Austin Feature

Best Movie Theatre Concession Stand
Dobie Theater
"...Gummi Bears leftover from our last visit to the Dobie, where you can also pick up such goodies as..."

Sept. 13, 1996 Best of Austin Feature

Best Movie Theatre Concession Stand
Dobie 1 & 2
"...Along with the popcorn and other standard fare, Dobie offers healthy candies and snacks, specialty coffees, and other..."

Aug. 5, 1994 Best of Austin Feature

Best Movie Theatre Concession Stand
Alamo Drafthouse
"...This year, all three movie theatre categories see a shake-up. Regular winner of best Concessions,..."

Sept. 25, 1998 Best of Austin Feature

End Movie-Theatre Commercials
"...Louis, I've enjoyed the Dobie Theatre for years as a sanctuary to enjoy art,..."

Sept. 18, 2003 Postmarks

Best Movie Theatre Facilities
Barton Creek Cinema (Cinemark)
"...rock! You remembered the Alamo and voted it second. Dobie's renovations certainly didn't hurt it; it pulled in third...."

Sept. 25, 1998 Best of Austin Feature

Best Movie Theatre Programming
Village Cinema Art
"...screens at the Village, the excellent programming at the Dobie, and the interesting, often innovative films on campus. Fun..."

Aug. 5, 1994 Best of Austin Feature

Hong Kong Graffiti
"...Series sponsored by the Cinema Differentia Company and the Dobie Theatre. The six-week series is dedicated to showing the..."

Aug. 4, 1995 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
Often cited as the first true horror movie and one of the first films to tell its story through the eyes of a delirious madman, the techniques of this film milestone are rarely imitated. Eschewing naturalism, the movie's sets are all painted in hallucinatory black-and-white designs and the acting, as well, follows Expressionistic techniques popular in Germany at the time.
"...Mike Maddux. Over the last year, Price and the Dobie Theatre have presented two other silent films (Nosferatu and..."

July 15, 1994 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Buffalo Jump
"...Jump, at 5pm on Saturday, March 20 at the Dobie Theatre, a limited number of tickets will be available..."

March 19, 1993 Movie Review by Louis Black

Best Place to Find a Lover
Dobie Theatre
"...fraught with darkened, unseen excitement. Nowhere more than Austin's Dobie Theatre. Whether you're feeling an art deco ache, library..."

Oct. 1, 2004 Best of Austin Feature

Best Cinevations
Dobie Theatre
"...One of the last of the independent movie theatres, Dobie is the only commercial, off-campus venue that's still..."

Aug. 5, 1994 Best of Austin Feature

Steven Soderbergh’s Bubble is likely to be remembered as the adequate but unspectacular first volley in Mark Cuban and Todd Wagner’s modern experiment in vertical film integration.
"...of the distribution company Magnolia Pictures, the national arthouse theatre chain Landmark Theatres (which operates the Dobie Theatre in..."

Jan. 27, 2006 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

'World' Cinema
Three-month series AFS@Dobie launches with latest Jia Zhangke film
"...they decided to host their inaugural screening at the Dobie Theatre, the perfect gathering place, they felt, for an..."

Jan. 13, 2006 Screens Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

'Flesh' Parade
The Dobie screens the X-rated director's cut of Seventies Flash Gordon parody Flesh Gordon at midnight.
"...mosquitoes, and cheap beer -- but midnight at the Dobie (screening Friday through Sunday only) probably runs a close..."

June 28, 2002 Screens Feature by Jerry Renshaw

A Long, Strange Trip
The Dobie Plays host to Matthew Barney's five-part feast of the bizarre, the Cremaster cycle.
"...all five films in the cycle, as will the Dobie's exclusive engagement kicking off Friday -- attracted rave reviews..."

July 11, 2003 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

The Austin Film Society Unveils Its New Home for Cinema
Two-screen theatre will showcase the best of new and classic arthouse cinema
"...the door. This weekend, the old Marchesa Hall & Theatre reopens as AFS Cinema, a two-screen theatre dedicated to..."

May 26, 2017 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Delicate Art of the Rifle
"...held over for a world theatrical premiere at the Dobie Theatre. /// The Delicate Art of the Rifle is..."

March 22, 1996 Movie Review by Joey O'Bryan

The Triplets of Belleville
Move over Disney and Pixar: Sylvain Chomet’s Oscar-nominated animated feature is the kind of work that could only be authored by a singular individual.
"...studios, and you’ll understand la différence. Screening at the Dobie Theatre only before The Triplets of Belleville is an..."

Feb. 13, 2004 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

(Re)learning Japanese
One was a hardworking Renaissance man, a student of literature. The other was a hard-living military veteran, a cameraman-in-training who stumbled into acting after his grizzled mug and gruff mien won a talent search. Together, Akira Kurosawa and Toshiro Mifune created some of the Japanese cinema's most enduring treasures.
"...Beginning Friday, the Dobie Theatre celebrates this partnership with an eight-film retrospective, showcasing..."

Feb. 7, 2003 Screens Feature by Marrit Ingman

Best Film Series
"...fairly recent re-pairing, the Austin Film Society and the Dobie Theatre, as this was the spot of the start..."

Oct. 12, 2007 Best of Austin Feature

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