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Problemista
Julio Torres channels dreams of toys, art, and immigration
"...Directed by: Julio Torres. Starring: Julio Torres, Tilda Swinton, RZA, Catalina Saavedra, James Scully and Laith Nakli...."

March 22, 2024 Movie Review by Jenny Nulf

Accents and Cowlicks: Julio Torres on Problemista
SNL alum explores the magical world of immigration
"...late and now cryogenically frozen painter husband (played by RZA). She may seem like a born-and-bred New Yorker, rattling..."

March 21, 2024 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Emerald Fennell's Saltburn to Open Austin Film Festival
Promising Young Woman followup leads first title drop
"...an 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

Crucial Concerts for the Coming Week
King Louie, Killah Priest, and indie classical lead our recommended shows
"...forgotten artists like Deadly Venoms and GP Wu as "RZA's weed carriers." But even were it not measured against..."

May 26, 2023 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

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

March 15, 2023 Photo Gallery

Problemista Red Carpet at the Paramount Theatre
"...The RZA at the Problemista premiere at the Paramount Theatre during..."

March 14, 2023 Photo Gallery

We Have an Issue: Another Lege Gavels In
Previewing the 88th Texas Legislature
"...Webb Space Telescope; featured speakers Boots Riley, Cheryl Strayed, RZA, and Killer Mike; and opening night film Dungeons &..."

Jan. 13, 2023 Column by Kimberley Jones

SXSW Goes Monster Hunting With Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Amongst Thieves
Evil Dead Rises and more added to festival lineup
"...U.S. Immigration system. Cast List: Julio Torres, Tilda Swinton, RZA (World Premiere)..."

Jan. 11, 2023 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

SXSW Brings the Cosmos to Austin
Keynote brings unseen images from the James Webb telescope
"...to 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

Crucial Concerts for the Coming Week
Carrie Rodriguez's Laboratorio, itchy-O, Fontaines D.C., Ash Lauryn, Nas & Wu-Tang, and more
"...where the great-grandniece of Tejana singer and actor Eva Garza embodies her Ameri-Chicana musical heritage. Rodriguez most recently wrote..."

Sept. 23, 2022 Music Column by Christina Garcia

Behind the Wheel With Deezie Brown
After five years of fine-tuning, the perfectionist producer and rapper rolls out 5th Wheel Fairytale
"...drive was only burnished. You can call it his RZA flood moment...."

Aug. 26, 2022 Music Feature by Julian Towers

Clean
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

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

Titane to Open Fantastic Fest 2021
Cannes winner heads up this year's lineup
"...by 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

Alamo Drafthouse Touts Post-Bankruptcy Expansion Plans
With sale complete, chain announces five new locations
"...fu film-inspired bar in collaboration with Wu-Tang Clan founder RZA (2022)...."

June 1, 2021 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Synchronic
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

Vulcan Video Lives in the Alamo!
Not a dream! Not a what-if! Video Vortex comes to South Lamar!
"...a massive Kung Fu cinema collection (to go with RZA's The Flying Guillotine Bar) at the upcoming Staten Island..."

Oct. 16, 2020 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

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

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

Ben Buck
"...higher quality. Though Buck produced only one track, the RZA-influenced "Blucka Blucka," on Kilroy he includes two beatbox cuts..."

Feb. 21, 2020 Music Review by Derek Udensi

SXSW Film Gets Latest Apatow, Snowpiercer Premiere
Huge lineup includes new docs on St. Vincent, Ozzy, Zappa
"...Cut Throat City D: RZA, Screenwriter: Paul Cuschieri Cut Throat City is a powerful..."

Jan. 15, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Black Pumas Album Review
Black Pumas (ATO)
"...is their eponymous debut. Aesthetic nodding to a vintage-era RZA production, Quesada crafts an LP that unfurls like a..."

June 21, 2019 Music Feature by Thomas Fawcett

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

Thebe Kgositsile and Earl Sweatshirt Become One at Emo’s
L.A. rapper shakes off some of the melancholic
"...the 25-year-old Odd Future collective member began with a RZA collab from his debut studio LP, 2013’s Doris. “Molasses”..."

May 2, 2019 Music Post by Marilee Bodden

Playback: Does Size Matter at SXSW?
A smaller SXSW Music week still satisfies
"...SXSW than often show up for an actual concert. RZA led a live band at the Belmont, U-God promoted..."

March 23, 2018 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Playback: SXSW Again Pivots on Rap
Hip-hop sustains the Festival's star power
"...with venerated OGs like the Roots, Wyclef Jean, DMC, RZA, Bun B, and Talib Kweli. Barred-out wunderkind Lil Xan..."

March 16, 2018 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Sisters Are Cookin’ It for Yourselves
International Women’s Day (and beyond) highlights female chefs
"...Monday, March 12 – with Alba Huerta and Carla Rza Betts covering the cocktail and wine pairings. Each of..."

March 8, 2018 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Houston’s Day for Night Festival 2016
"...RZA with Stone Mecca..."

Dec. 19, 2016 Photo Gallery

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

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