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Slacker's perception of our city's subcultures shows them not to be so marginal after all.
"...Directed by: Richard Linklater. Starring: a cast of hundreds. Slacker: The title of Richard Linklater's stroll through a day..."

July 5, 1991 Movie Review by Chris Walters

The Slacker 2011 Interviews: Scott R. Meyers
Director Scott R. Meyers on Slacker 2011
"...Scott R. Meyers, the director of the Alamo Drafthouse's Slacker 2011 team, from re-weirding up the iconic Continental Club..."

Aug. 29, 2011 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

'Slacker 2011' Debuts
A suitably rowdy crowd cheered on the affectionate homage
"...A couple of weeks ago, I referred to Slacker 2011 as a "potential trainwreck," to which co-producer Daniel..."

Sept. 1, 2011 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

The Slacker 2011 Interviews: Spencer Parsons
Spencer Parsons on Slacker 2011
"...With the world premiere of Slacker 2011 just a few days away, we thought it..."

Aug. 25, 2011 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

Now Streaming in Austin: Slacker
The indie classic that put Austin on the cinema cultural map
"...Austin as a cinematic cultural center than Richard Linklater's Slacker...."

April 16, 2020 Screens Post

Up The Hill for 'Slacker 2011'
On-set for the final scene of the remake (video)
" Mt. Bonnell to film the final scene for Slacker 2011. That segment, directed by Chris Eska, along with..."

Aug. 31, 2011 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Now Streaming in Austin: AFS on Slacker at the Dobie
Linklater explains the breakout run of his classic
" line to catch the first public screening of Slacker. Or maybe The Brave Little Toaster...."

July 27, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Slacker Added to National Film Registry
'Slacker' and works from the Texas Archive of the Moving Image selected
"...Richard Linklater's Slacker is among the 25 films added today to the..."

Dec. 19, 2012 Screens Post by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Slacker 2011 Interviews: Chris Eska
Director Chris Eska on Slacker 2011
"...Of all the scenes in Richard Linklater's Slacker, it's that last, celebratory sequence of loaded and functioning..."

Aug. 31, 2011 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

The Slacker 2011 Interviews: Spencer Parsons 2
Spencer Parsons on Slacker 2011
"...Yeah, we know: Slacker is, like, so 1991 and so now. Fittingly, Slacker..."

Aug. 26, 2011 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

Wanna Watch Slacker With Us?
Thursday livetweet of the Linklater's Nineties indie classic
"...There aren't many movies that change everything. Richard Linklater's Slacker did exactly that, and this Thursday we'll be paying..."

April 15, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

The Slacker 2011 Interviews: Geoff Marslett & Heather Kafka
Marslett and Kafka on Slacker 2011
"...for last. Following last night's enthusiastically received premiere of Slacker 2011 at the Paramount Theater, we conclude our series..."

Sept. 1, 2011 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

'Slacker' @ 20 Screening and Party
Celebrate the anniversary at Austin Studios on June 22
"...finest filmmakers hitting the pavement, re-creating scenes from 1991's Slacker in service of the homage feature that premieres in..."

June 10, 2011 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Restyling 'Slacker'
Local filmmakers join forces to reshoot the Austin classic
"...freshest homegrown talent, and a very good cause indeed? Slacker 2011...."

April 29, 2011 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

In 1990, Austin Audiences Watched Slacker... and Saw Themselves
Richard Linklater’s indie milestone celebrates 30 years
"...Whatever IMDB or Wikipedia tells you, don't believe it. Slacker did not open on July 5, 1991. That's the..."

July 24, 2020 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Slacker, the Map
It's been over a decade since Slacker premiered at the Dobie Theater. Since then, the lifestyle it celebrated is largely gone, along with the locations it helped make famous. In this "Slacker map," we look at what's disappeared and what's endured.
"...slacker (slak'er), n. One that shirks work or responsibility, especially..."

Jan. 26, 2001 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

'Slacker 2011' Trailer Debuts
Film will premiere Aug. 31 at the Paramount
"...At last night's 20th anniversary screening of Slacker at Austin Studios, the trailer for Slacker 2011 premiered...."

June 23, 2011 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Slacker: A Ten-Year Reunion
"...To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the release of Slacker, all the old cast and crew members have been..."

June 27, 2001 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Help Find the Missing Slacker Cast and Crew
Austin, you can help connect the team with cash!
"...Were you part of the cast or crew of Slacker, or do you know where they've gone? Then Richard..."

Nov. 26, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Holiday Dinner for the Slacker
Putting the "ate" in "procrastinate"

Dec. 24, 2014 Food Post by Andrew Thomas

Take Your Slacker to Work Day

June 12, 2007 Sports Post by John Hunt

Slack Where We Started
Richard Linklater and John Pierson Ponder 'Slacker' and Its Aftermath
"...the movie that was eventually to become known as Slacker, a film that has over the years earned a..."

June 29, 2001 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Moving Pictures
Twenty years on, more than two dozen filmmakers pay tribute to Slacker and a city in transition
"...Like the city it depicts, Richard Linklater's Slacker sees no need for a traditional beginning, middle, and..."

Aug. 26, 2011 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Slack to the Future
Slacker at 20
"...– "Dostoyevsky Wannabe," Slacker..."

Jan. 21, 2011 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

From the Archives: Linklater on Linklater
Our 1991 self-interview by the Slacker filmmaker
"...the Chronicle back in 1991, at the height of Slacker's success, it would have been reasonable to believe that..."

July 24, 2020 Screens Feature by Richard Linklater

More 'Slack'
The Chronicle's 20-year love affair with Slacker
"...On the occasion of Slacker's 20th anniversary year (profiled in this week's issue), we..."

Jan. 20, 2011 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

'El Mariachi' to Perform Sundance Encore
Robert Rodriguez's 1993 debut to be honored with a Sundance screening
"...on the heels of the festival's commemorative screening of Slacker in 2011...."

Dec. 14, 2012 Screens Post by Marjorie Baumgarten

Celebrating the Past, Looking to the Future
Slacker 2011 premieres, and Richard Linklater's newest project picks up Paul Dano
"...Slacker 2011 may have been put together by a new..."

Sept. 9, 2011 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

Austin Filmmaking, Ten Years After
Film director Richard Linklater interviews Bob Ray, the director of the new Austin-made movie Rock Opera, about the Austin Film scene over the past 10 years.
"...the streets of Austin and filmed the now-classic movie Slacker. Little did anyone realize at the time that the..."

Sept. 3, 1999 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

The High Road
"...High Road often captures those precarious moments when a slacker lifestyle seems both hazily glamorous and a little pathetic...."

Jan. 17, 1997 Movie Review by Alison Macor

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