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A Word With RZA
"...RZA answers the phone emphatically in his Houston hotel room...."

June 11, 2008 Music Post by Thomas Fawcett

RZA, NASA, and Captain America for South by Southwest
New keynotes, speakers added with days to spare
"...and Adam Schiff, now the conference has added NASA, RZA, and Eric Andre...."

March 3, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

RZA Sez: 'It's (Nearly) Your Birthday, Jim Jarmusch!'
Happy (almost) birthday to Jim Jarmusch, no stranger to paradise!

Jan. 17, 2012 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

The Man With the Iron Fists
Wu-Tang Clan firebrand RZA branches out into directing a martial arts film.
"...Directed by: RZA. Starring: RZA, Russell Crowe, Cung Le, Lucy Liu, Rick..."

Nov. 9, 2012 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

SXSW Film 2015 Coming Into Focus
Ava DuVernay and RZA to deliver keynote kickoffs
"...Festival. Joining her for separate kickoff speeches will be RZA, as well as Mark Duplass, who was previously announced...."

Dec. 16, 2014 Screens Post by Marjorie Baumgarten

14 Deadly Secrets
The stories behind hip-hop classics
"...with DJ Premier, and week two reeled in the RZA for a study in Wu lexicon. He also digs..."

Sept. 4, 2008 Music Post by Chase Hoffberger

Fantastic Fest: Yuen Woo-Ping Double Bill
The RZA and the Paramount kneel to the Master
"...the feeling that there aren't many men to whom RZA would take a knee, but Yuen Woo-Ping, master of..."

Sept. 26, 2010 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Cut Throat City
RZA takes on New Orleans' history of racism through a B-movie lens
"...Directed by: RZA. Starring: Shameik Moore, Kat Graham, Eiza González, T.I., Ethan..."

Aug. 21, 2020 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

DVDanger: Four Films in Search of a Cult
Retro releases and martial arts aim for new crowds
"...decade. Wu-tang Clan founding member and martial arts obsessive RZA somehow managed to convince Lucy Liu, Russell Crowe, Dave..."

April 18, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Wu-Tang Clan: A Better Tomorrow
A requiem for rappers passing in the night
"...first beat switch. It sets up the listener for RZA’s sonic theme of love action production, better suited to..."

Dec. 10, 2014 Music Post by Kahron Spearman

Beat Box
"...RZABirth of a Prince (Sanctuary) A decade beyond "Protect Ya..."

Oct. 31, 2003 Music Review by Robert Gabriel

Playback: ACL Fest Part II
ACL Fest isn't a pair of weekend-long sit-ins, it's one two-week-long campaign
"...a cadre of musical stars, including Wu Tang sensei RZA, Interpol's Paul Banks, Thundercat, LCD Soundsystem's Tyler Pope, and..."

Oct. 14, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

The Tao of Wu
Follow these instructions, hip-grass-hop-per
"...The Tao of Wuby The RZA Riverhead Books, 208 pp., $24.95..."

Dec. 4, 2009 Music Review by Chase Hoffberger

The first release from the new Weinstein Co. is this thriller starring Jennifer Aniston and Clive Owen that never fully engages our sympathies.
"...Starring: Clive Owen, Jennifer Aniston, Melissa George, Vincent Cassel, RZA, Xzibit, Addison Timlin and Giancarlo Esposito. Brit actor Clive..."

Nov. 18, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Coffee and Cigarettes
Jim Jarmusch's new brew is lukewarm.
"...Meg White, Jack White, Alfred Molina, Steve Coogan, GZA, RZA, Bill Murray, Bill Rice and Taylor Mead. Jarmusch’s latest..."

July 23, 2004 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Are You Ready For Shakwon and Reggie?
Your guide to Wu-Tang aliases
"...Clan. It’s an easy mistake. The Wu’s got a RZA and a GZA, and they hang out. Method Man..."

Sept. 18, 2008 Music Post by Chase Hoffberger

Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai(Epic/Razorsharp)
"...near inconceivable to imagine anyone but Wu-Tang abbot Robert "RZA" Diggs masterminding the film's equally compelling soundtrack. In fact,..."

April 28, 2000 Music Review by Christopher Gray

Hard Luck Love Song
Austin-made romantic noir is “Just Like Old Times”
"...Corsbie. Starring: Michael Dorman, Sophia Bush, Dermot Mulroney and RZA...."

Oct. 15, 2021 Movie Review by Jenny Nulf

The Dead Don't Die
After the vampiric bite of Only Lovers Left Alive, Jim Jarmusch shambles through this zombie flick
"...Gomez, Iggy Pop, Chloë Sevigny, Eszter Balint, Rosal Colon, RZA, Danny Glover and Carol Kane...."

June 14, 2019 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Fantastic Fest Wave Three
Multiple monsters, sequels, and regulars (and RZA)
"...for regulars are arguably the most famous: Wu-Tang master RZA, who will present his new score to 36th Chamber..."

Sept. 7, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Brick Mansions
In one of his last roles, Paul Walker stars in this American remake of Luc Besson's actioner District B13.
"...Directed by: Camille Delamarre. Starring: Paul Walker, David Belle, RZA, Gouchy Boy, Catalina Denis, Ayisha Issa, Bruce Ramsay, Richard..."

May 2, 2014 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Due Date
Road comedy hits the sweet spot with Robert Downey Jr. and Zach Galifianakis.
"...Galifianakis, Michelle Monaghan, Jamie Foxx, Juliette Lewis, Danny McBride, RZA and Matt Walsh. Due Date is the comedy delivered..."

Nov. 5, 2010 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Wu-Tang Clan, Ghostface Killah
"...Flag an assault of poisonous darts shot over streetwise RZA bangers. Six years later, fifth WTC LP 8 Diagrams..."

Dec. 28, 2007 Music Review by Chase Hoffberger

Emerald Fennell's Saltburn to Open Austin Film Festival
Promising Young Woman followup leads first title drop
" exclusive artist-in-residency program overseen by an enigmatic patron (RZA), artists in turmoil face a make-or-break ultimatum: unlock their..."

Sept. 1, 2023 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Famous Faces and More From This Week at SXSW
"...Evan Narcisse (l) in conversation with the RZA..."

March 15, 2023 Photo Gallery

SXSW Brings the Cosmos to Austin
Keynote brings unseen images from the James Webb telescope
" the lineup, as rap legends Killer Mike and RZA will also be warming up the convention center green..."

Jan. 10, 2023 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

Adrien Brody gets dirty in this suitably scummy revenge drama
"...a pawn store (run with suitably dour aplomb by RZA). Yet, unlike either of those sibling movies, Clean takes..."

Jan. 28, 2022 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Titane to Open Fantastic Fest 2021
Cannes winner heads up this year's lineup
" Wu-Tang Clan founder and martial arts cinema expert RZA (can't make it in person? Don't worry, it will..."

Aug. 6, 2021 Screens Post

Anthony Mackie takes a long, strange trip to find himself
"...of Ethan Hawke's monologue about corruption and identity in RZA's recent Cut Throat City. While it seems like a..."

Oct. 23, 2020 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

We Have an Issue: Wash Your Damn Hands
On SXSW, and coronavirus, and SXSW and coronavirus
"...this week, including Hillary Clinton, Adam Schiff, Hannibal Buress, RZA, Chris Evans, and Texas filmmaker David Lowery, who's bringing..."

March 6, 2020 Column by Kimberley Jones

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