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Donnybrook
Backwoods crime drama with a social conscience is gruelingly bleak
"...Directed by: Tim Sutton. Starring: Jamie Bell, Frank Grillo, Margaret Qualley, James Badge Dale and Pat Healy...."

Feb. 15, 2019 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Fantastic Fest Review: Donnybrook
Bare-knuckle boxing drama lands punches but no knockouts
"...to cross paths with local drug dealer Angus (Frank Grillo). With an assist from Angus’ suicidal sister Delia (Margaret..."

Sept. 22, 2018 Screens Post by Matthew Monagle

The Night He Came to Fantastic Fest
Genre fest announces Halloween for opening night
"...Premiere, 101 min. In Attendance – Tim Sutton Frank Grillo and Jamie Bell are just two of the desperate..."

Aug. 22, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Weekend Wine
Sicilian wines for the connoisseur on a budget
"...is called Stemmari Dalila ($16) and it starts with Grillo, a lovely Sicilian varietal that loves the island’s heat...."

March 31, 2018 Food Post by Wes Marshall

Reach for the Skyline
Other Worlds Austin Film Festival goes above and Beyond
"...The Raid's fleet-footed Iko Uwais vs. the granite-fisted Frank Grillo (The Purge series, Wheelman) – in hand-to-hand, and stick-to-knife,..."

Dec. 8, 2017 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Fantastic Fest Review: Wheelman
Frank Grillo drives through the night
"...In case you hadn't noticed, Frank Grillo is a star. For anyone who needs convincing, heist..."

Sept. 25, 2017 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Other Worlds Austin Adds Beyond Skyline
Companion to 2010 surprise success headlines first wave
"...Fronted by grizzled action man du jour Frank Grillo, Beyond Skyline takes place at the same time as..."

Sept. 25, 2017 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Fantastic Fest Fills the Card
Massive list includes closing night film
"...2017, World Premiere, 82 min. D: Jeremy Rush Frank Grillo (Kingdom, Captain America: Civil War) stars as the wheelman,..."

Sept. 5, 2017 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

The Purge: Election Year
The third entry in this nasty series adopts a political bent
"...Directed by: James DeMonaco. Starring: Elizabeth Mitchell, Frank Grillo, Mykelti Williamson, Raymond J. Barry, Kyle Secor and Edwin..."

July 1, 2016 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

ATX Television Fest: Pulp Page to Small Screen: A Look at Comic Adaptations
Panel offers tips on what makes a good comic book TV show
"...to Small Screen, the comic world’s beloved creatives Javier Grillo-Marxuach (The Middleman), Brian Michael Bendis (Powers), and Rosemary Rodriguez..."

June 11, 2016 Screens Post by Ashley Moreno

ATX Television Fest: Fandom Rising: The Impact of Fan Culture in the Age of Social Media
How much should creators listen to their fans?
"...from an unnamed actor. However, screenwriter and producer Javier Grillo-Marxuach, currently of The 100, interrupted Amboyer to ask/announce: “It..."

June 11, 2016 Screens Post by Sarah Marloff

The Purge: Anarchy
Back after last year's Purge struck such a unlikely chord, this story about an annual eruption of violence returns in stronger form.
"...Directed by: James DeMonaco. Starring: Frank Grillo, Carmen Ejogo, Zoë Soul, Zach Gilford, Kiele Sanchez, Michael..."

July 18, 2014 Movie Review by William Goss

Disconnect
This mawkish, preachy picture about technophobia has already dated itself.
"...Rubin. Starring: Jason Bateman, Hope Davis, Jonah Bobo, Frank Grillo, Michael Nyqvist, Andrea Riseborough, Alexander Skarsgård, Max Thieriot and..."

April 26, 2013 Movie Review by Leah Churner

End of Watch
This believable L.A. cop drama, starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Pena, is from the writer of Training Day, David Ayer.
"...Michael Peña, Anna Kendrick, Cody Horn, America Ferrera, Frank Grillo and David Harbour...."

Sept. 21, 2012 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Grey
Bloodthirsty wolves and the brutalizing Alaskan elements conspire against a band of airplane crash survivors.
"...by: Joe Carnahan. Starring: Liam Neeson, Dallas Roberts, Frank Grillo, Dermot Mulroney, Nonso Anozie, Joe Anderson and Ben Bray...."

Feb. 3, 2012 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Texas Book Festival
First look at the TBF lineup
"...A Portrait of the New India), to Mexico (Ioan Grillo's El Narco: Inside Mexico's Criminal Insurgency), and to the..."

Sept. 9, 2011 Books Feature by Kimberley Jones

Warrior
Knockout performances by the three central characters and powerfully effective fight sequences are the key ingredients that spur this male weepie.
"...Joel Edgerton, Tom Hardy, Nick Nolte, Jennifer Morrison, Frank Grillo and Kevin Dunn...."

Sept. 9, 2011 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

SXSW Film
Daily reviews and interviews
"...Fly AwayNarrative Feature Competition D: Janet Grillo; with Beth Broderick, Ashley Rickards, Greg Germann..."

March 18, 2011 Screens Feature by Joe O'Connell

SXSW Film: The Whole Enchilada
Red-hot and really long list of all the titles to date
"...FLY AWAY Director & Writer: Janet Grillo A poignant yet humor filled story about a single..."

Feb. 2, 2011 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

SXSW Announces Films
Miike, mumblecore faves and more than your screen can hold
"...McMahon (World Premiere) Fly Away Director & Writer: Janet Grillo (World Premiere) Happy New Year Director & Writer: K...."

Feb. 2, 2011 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

Fantastic Fest Won’t Stop Announcing Awesome Stuff
May the Schwartz be with all of us
"...a foreclosure. The new owners (Jaime King and Frank Grillo) and their guests, gathered for an ill-timed birthday party,..."

Sept. 8, 2010 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Pride and Glory
Edward Norton and Colin Farrell top this predictable police procedural about clean and dirty cops who are also brothers in a family of Irish cops.
"...Jon Voight, Noah Emmerich, Jennifer Ehle, John Ortiz, Frank Grillo, Shea Whigham and Lake Bell. It's a good thing..."

Oct. 24, 2008 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Producers
The fourth annual National Association of Latino Independent Producers conference met in San Antonio Nov. 7-10 to talk shop and fête its most promising players.
"...the "Anatomy of a Feature Package" plenary with Mike Grillo of Dreamworks SKG (American Beauty), attorney and executive producer..."

Nov. 22, 2002 Screens Feature by Belinda Acosta

Sxsw
"...with the openly gay/HIV-positive frontman/superhero, the oil-tank bangin' Brian Grillo, is selling five-song demos via the Internet. It's too..."

March 14, 1997 Music Feature

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