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Beck Confirms for Austin City Limits’ 40th Season
‘Morning Phase’ slotted for the Moody on April 27
"...even Willie Nelson – was Beck. Not reinforcing those slacker tendencies is Austin City Limits, which announced his April..."

March 25, 2014 Music Post by Abby Johnston

Party Hats On: O. Henry Turns 150
Here’s the lineup for Saturday’s O. Henry Birthday Crawl
"...Was Austin’s O. Henry the Original Slacker? That’s the case being made in a new exhibit..."

Sept. 10, 2012 Books Post by Kimberley Jones

Viva Les Slackers!
Viva Les Amis and Slacker 2011 double-team
"...just as easily apply to Richard Linklater's 1991 hit Slacker...."

Aug. 8, 2011 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

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Even being in Slacker didn't prepare Chronicle Editor Louis Black for the film's eventual impact.
"...The first time I figured out that Slacker was about something substantive was when I read Chris..."

June 29, 2001 Column by Louis Black

Richard Linklater: dream is destiny
Doc on local filmmaker is a thoughtful portrait
"...been a quarter-century since Austin-based filmmaker Richard Linklater released Slacker, a sublime and crafty-cool, ultra-low-budget masterpiece that’s probably inspired..."

Aug. 26, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

"...SlackerCriterion Collection, $39.95..."

Sept. 10, 2004 Screens Review by Marc Savlov

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Here in filmtown, 'Slacker' is on DVD (finally) and 'Louisiana Boys' is on 'SXSW Presents.' Meanwhile, despite the lack of a Hussein connection, the Iraq war is a triumph for the 9 / 11 terrorists and their co-conspirators.
"...gang in the filming of a feature. In 1990, Slacker was finished, began to play the festival circuit, and..."

Sept. 24, 2004 Column by Louis Black

Gone to the Dogs
Bob Byington on his latest Austin comedy, 7 Chinese Brothers
"...indie wunderkind Jason Schwartzman as Larry, a lonely, aimless slacker who, at 35, slowly comes to terms with the..."

Aug. 28, 2015 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Dazed and Confused
Linklater's 1976-set movie is one of the smartest and funniest coming-of-age films ever.
" Linklater's follow-up effort to his low-budget independent feature Slacker, which put Austin on the lifestyle map and brought..."

Sept. 24, 1993 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Luv Doc Recommends: Lebowski Fest
Stubb's, Friday, October 9, 2009
"...seminal film established Austin as the center of the slacker universe, a lazy little college town where people mostly..."

Oct. 9, 2009 Column by The Luv Doc

Art + Commerce
Marc English Design's DIY Criteria
"...belt, beginning with Austin Film Society cohort Richard Linklater's Slacker and Dazed and Confused and continuing on through Mike..."

Feb. 15, 2008 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Luv Doc Recommends: Salute to Linklater
Paramount Theatre, Friday, July 2, 2004
"...consisting of two of director Rick Linklater’s finest films, Slacker and Dazed and Confused. Early in the Nineties, Linklater..."

July 2, 2004 Column by The Luv Doc

Great Scott!
"Why Not?"
"...the hell, let's give it a try," said Scott. Slacker did great that summer, and its run at the..."

April 16, 1999 Screens Feature

The French View of Richard Linklater
Pompidou curator explains new tribute to the Austin filmmaker
" that has never had a theatrical release of Slacker, where Linklater only really became known with his third..."

Dec. 8, 2019 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

'The Austin Chronicle' and Richard Linklater
The beginning of a beautiful friendship
"...immediately claim that the first Linklater cover was for Slacker, when Chris Walters' story actually began on the cover..."

Oct. 3, 2003 Screens Feature by Louis Black

The Stuff That Dreams Are Made Of
A Dream Collaboration: Richard Linklater and 30 animators team up to produce a startling, surreal new film.
" a team of local cultivators. Linklater, whose film Slacker catapulted him into the modern pantheon of independent filmmaking..."

Oct. 26, 2001 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Slow Biz of Show Biz
A conversation between filmmakers Richard Linklater and Rachel Tsangari
"...Linklater met Rachel Tsangari when he cast her in Slacker. Recently arrived from Greece, Tsangari (whose first name is..."

March 2, 2001 Screens Feature

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"...films whenever and wherever they could. When they made Slacker, she did sound and was the art department along..."

Sept. 19, 1997 Column by Louis Black

Also Starring Austin Makes ATX the Star
Mike Blizzard’s cinematic history finds more than just slackers
"...Mike Blizzard. "I think a plurality would probably say Slacker or Dazed and Confused, [but] there was a long..."

Oct. 26, 2018 Screens Feature by Julian DeBerry

The Time of Their Lives
Richard Linklater and Ellar Coltrane reflect on the 12 years they spent making 'Boyhood'
"...Linklater first rose to fame with Slacker, the shoestring-budgeted debut that put both the director and..."

July 18, 2014 Screens Feature by Dan Solomon

Flaming Lips & Tongues on Fire
The 11th Annual 'Austin Chronicle' Hot Sauce Festival Sunday at Waterloo Park
" You are one of us now. Welcome to slacker culture. There are a few small adjustments you'll need..."

Aug. 24, 2001 Food Feature by Robb Walsh

Mr. Smith Goes to Austin
Writer / director Kevin Smith discusses his new film Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back.
"...the cradle of my career. If it wasn't for Slacker, I doubt I'd be doing what I'm doing today...."

Aug. 10, 2001 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

Boom Boom... Out Go the Lights
Charles Whitman in the UT Tower
" Raoul Walsh's 1949 White Heat and Richard Linklater's Slacker -- Should further guide one towards something of what..."

Sept. 5, 1997 Books Feature by Tom Aiken

Chronicle Recommends: The Best of Austin
Our recommendations of the finest movies from and about the ATX
"...The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)/Slacker (1990)..."

Nov. 4, 2018 Screens Post by Chronicle Film Staff

The Way We Ate
'Historic Austin Restaurants': an excerpt
" this particular area are particularly poignant." The 1990's: Slackers and Techies and Rising Rents..."

Nov. 1, 2013 Food Feature

Richard Linklater (Contemporary Film Directors)
Richard Linklater is a man with time on his mind
"...rigorous academic reading of Linklater's filmography: the compressed timelines of Slacker, Dazed and Confused, and Before Sunrise, further compacted to..."

May 4, 2012 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

Black and White and Rick All Over
The ABCs of 'The School of Rock'
"...the fact that all of his films apart from Slacker, his first, have had studio financing, Linklater ironically remains..."

Oct. 3, 2003 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Dancing About Architecture
Tosca are no Slackers, Pong bounces back, the Dicks still hate the police, and Ken Lieck finds a new journalist pal in this week's "Dancing."
"...With the 10th anniversary of Slacker behind him, it's time for director Richard Linklater to..."

July 6, 2001 Music Column by Ken Lieck

What We Said Then
Excerpts From Our 1990 Review

June 29, 2001 Screens Feature by Chris Walters

Short Cuts
A Slacker reunion and a Waking Life sale top Linklater's agenda; entry deadlines announced for Texas Filmmakers' Production Fund grants, Austin Film Festival and Heart of Film Screenwriters Conference submissions, and new Cinemaker Co-op fest; and Jon Favreau comes to Austin.
"...recent story about the 10-year anniversary of Richard Linklater's Slacker (well, warm on the heels, at least) comes a..."

April 27, 2001 Screens Column by Marc Savlov

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