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Animal Kingdom
An Australian family that commits crimes together avoids time together in this brutal look at the human survival instinct.
"...Starring: Ben Mendelsohn, Joel Edgerton, Guy Pearce, James Frecheville, Jacki Weaver, Luke Ford, Sullivan Stapleton and Laura Wheelright. “Crooks..."

Aug. 27, 2010 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Rover
Guy Pearce and Robert Pattinson are the riveting stars of this bloody but compelling chase movie through the Australian Outback.
"...of twisted and violent family relationships and stunning performances (Jacki Weaver received an Oscar nomination for her role in..."

June 20, 2014 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Film Flam
Party with Kitsch and Kristofferson, 'Man From Orlando,' and more
"...previously announced cast Paul Giamatti, Billy Bob Thornton, and Jacki Weaver for the Tom Hanks-produced/Peter Landesman-directed JFK assassination film,..."

Dec. 27, 2012 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Parkland
The events surrounding the assasination of JFK are witnessed through the eyes of those who were there in this made-in-Austin film.
"...Harden, Billy Bob Thornton, James Badge Dale, Ron Livingston, Jacki Weaver, Colin Hanks, Jackie Earle Haley, Kat Steffens, Tom..."

Oct. 4, 2013 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

SXSW Announces Film Lineup
Edgar Wright's Baby Driver, Ben Wheatley's Free Fire, and more
"...in the mess he left behind. Cast: Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Jacki Weaver, Robert Forster, Gary Cole, Molly Parker, Macon Blair,..."

Jan. 31, 2017 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

Fall Film Previews
September
"...D: Brett Ratner; with Jackie Chan, Chris Tucker, Tzi Ma, Tom Wilkinson, Mark Rolston...."

Sept. 11, 1998 Screens Feature

Widows
Viola Davis leads an efficient heist that rarely blows the doors off
"...Elizabeth Debicki, Cynthia Erivo, Brian Tyree Henry, Daniel Kaluuya, Jacki Weaver, Robert Duvall, Liam Neeson, Lukas Haas, Carrie Coon..."

Nov. 16, 2018 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Life of the Party
Melissa McCarthy goes back to school
"...Jacobs, Maya Rudolph, Julie Bowen, Molly Gordon, Debby Ryan, Jacki Weaver, Matt Walsh, Stephen Root, Adria Arjona, Jessie Ennis,..."

May 11, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

The Disaster Artist
The making of one of the most inept films ever made
"...Franco, Alison Brie, Seth Rogen, Ari Graynor, Josh Hutcherson, Jacki Weaver, Zac Efron, Hannibal Buress, Sharon Stone, Megan Mullally..."

Dec. 1, 2017 Movie Review by Steve Davis

SXSW Adds Speakers, Films
Buzz Aldrin, Kesha, Cory Booker, Cecile Richards, and more
"...Franco, Dave Franco, Seth Rogen, Josh Hutcherson, Ari Graynor, Jacki Weaver, Alison Brie (World Premiere) NARRATIVE SPOTLIGHT..."

Feb. 7, 2017 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

Trailer Park Gets Dramatic
From Dallas to Germany, these features highlight global conflicts
"...videotaped the whole ordeal on his personal camera; and Jacki Weaver as Marguerite Oswald, the assassin's mother...."

Aug. 21, 2013 Screens Post by Monica Riese

Stoker
Starring Nicole Kidman, this first English-language outing of Korean fave Park Chan-wook is stylish but wanting.
"...Park Chan-wook. Starring: Mia Wasikowska, Matthew Goode, Nicole Kidman, Jacki Weaver, Phyllis Somerville, Dermot Mulroney, Alden Ehrenreich, Lucas Till..."

March 22, 2013 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

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"...Jacki Weaver (Silver Linings Playbook), Anne Hathaway (Les Misérables), Amy..."

Jan. 4, 2013 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

Extras Sought for Tom Hanks-Produced 'Parkland'
Film shoots locally in January with Billy Bob Thornton & Paul Giamatti
"...and will star Billy Bob Thornton, Paul Giamatti, and Jacki Weaver. Production begins Jan. 14 and runs through Feb...."

Dec. 5, 2012 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Silver Linings Playbook
David O. Russell finds finds another family in distress; Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence kept it consistently fun.
"...Russell. Starring: Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Jacki Weaver, Chris Tucker, Anupam Kher, John Ortiz, Shea Whigham..."

Nov. 16, 2012 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

IFP Gotham Awards Announced
Linklater, Zellners among Texans who score nods
"...Linings Playbook Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Jacki Weaver, Chris Tucker, Anupam Kher (The Weinstein Company)..."

Oct. 18, 2012 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

The Five-Year Engagement
This romcom starring Emily Blunt and Jason Segel possesses something rare: rational, relatable adults.
"...Mindy Kaling, Brian Posehn, David Paymer, Mimi Kennedy and Jacki Weaver...."

April 27, 2012 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Picnic at Hanging Rock
"...Peter Weir. Starring: Rachel Roberts, Dominic Guard, Helen Morse, Jacki Weaver, Vivean Gray and Margaret Nelson. Peter Weir (The..."

Aug. 30, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

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