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Marjorie Prime
"...a stage play. Director of photography Sean Price Williams (Slacker 2011, Iris) frames this three-quarters human quartet in often..."

Sept. 15, 2017 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Sound on Sound Fest Pops!
Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Electric Wizard, and king Stooge himself
"...The Margin Walker lineup also reps Chicago poet Noname, slacker pop breakouts Mild High Club and Hoops, backpack rap..."

June 20, 2017 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Seeing Life’s Brevity in the Art Poles of South First
Street art goes vertical in South Austin
"...figured out how to make magic with it. (See Slacker, El Mariachi, Greater Tuna, Rude Mechs, et al.) In..."

Sept. 2, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Present in the Past Tense
Chuck Klosterman talks about what now will look like later
"...ever here because I was so into the movie Slacker. Actually, the Austin that I experience doesn’t really seem..."

June 27, 2016 Arts Post by Rod Machen

Everybody Wants Some!!
Time moves on, but Richard Linklater's characters still walk and talk
"...“plot,” is closer in its temporally truthful zeitgeist to Slacker than Dazed and Confused, but then again I was..."

April 1, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

A Team Effort
How collaboration got Richard Linklater's baseball comedy Everybody Wants Some!! off the bench
" Bernie. However, she's actually known him since 1991's Slacker and, as is the way of the film industry,..."

April 1, 2016 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Louis Black's Linklater Doc Headed to Sundance
Chronicle co-founder's debut feature to bow in Park City
" is three original interviews with the director of Slacker, Boyhood, and the upcoming Everybody Wants Some. That material..."

Dec. 7, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Page Two: Made in Texas
Lighting fires for creativity and community
"...a number of films by directors not in attendance: Slacker, Dazed and Confused, Bernie, and Boyhood by Richard Linklater;..."

Nov. 20, 2015 Column by Louis Black

Cameron Crowe parks this rom-com in Hawaii
"...on redemptive journeys of self-discovery, such as the sweet slacker hopelessly in love with the class valedictorian in Say..."

June 5, 2015 Movie Review by Steve Davis

SXSW Film Pro Tips
What to see, where to be, and how to relax
"...years since we mapped out the hot spots from Slacker, the film that put Austin on the map, and..."

March 4, 2015 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

21 Years: Richard Linklater
A subject as worthy of a documentary as this one is deserves a more thoughtful approach than this star-studded tribute.
"...Smith, and Jason Reitman make the case for why Slacker was the watershed film that spurred their own filmmaking..."

Nov. 14, 2014 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

From the Vaults: 'Viewers Like Us'
It's always time to celebrate Austin's community television
"...with a double bill of Richard Linklater's 1991 film Slacker and the community remake Slacker 2011...."

Aug. 2, 2013 Screens Post by Marjorie Baumgarten

By the People, for the People
It started on a mountain, and now it's over the hill: channelAustin is turning 40
"...Linklater famously edited and converted his 1991 classic, Slacker, at the old ACTV station. He also used all..."

Aug. 2, 2013 Screens Feature

Linklater Sues for Bastrop Losses
Filmmaker's archive included scripts, props, dailies, and more
", and personal documents, stretching from his underground masterpiece Slacker to 2008's Me and Orson Welles. He has now..."

May 17, 2013 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Pictures of Superheroes Packs in the Austin Comedy Talent
Quirky comedy filled with familiar faces
"...easy film to describe without using the words "Austin-y," "Slacker-ish," or referencing Steven Soderbergh's early exercise in cinematic absurdism,..."

Oct. 19, 2012 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Hit & Run
Dax Shepard's sophomore directorial feature is a mixture of earnest and romantic road movie, high-octane chase picture, and slapstick comedy.
" to hand it to Shepard: He makes hangdog, snarky-slacker romantics everywhere look good (or, at least, not exactly..."

Aug. 24, 2012 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Top 10 Most-Viewed Stories on by Section
Drill down, baby
"...on, more than two dozen filmmakers pay tribute to 'Slacker' and a city in transition"..."

Jan. 6, 2012 Features Feature

The Post Office
Austin's indie A/V boutique Stuck On On gets movies across the finish line
"...7), which is showing on PBS' POV next month; Slacker 2011, the Austin Film Society's remake of/tribute to the..."

Oct. 28, 2011 Screens Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

2011 Texas Filmmakers' Production Fund Recipients Announced
2011 TFPF winners announced
"...back in 1993, jump starting, along with Richard Linklater's Slacker, the now-mammoth Austin film scene...."

Aug. 29, 2011 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

Still Working It
Actor Brian O'Halloran on the enduring appeal of Clerks
"...whine, summing up the existential angst of every minimum-wage slacker. On Aug. 4, Brian O'Halloran swaps the New York..."

July 29, 2011 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Marvel Comics' muscle-bound mook with delusions of demi-godhood is well-played by Chris Hemsworth.
"...half a century of catching up to do, you slacker, you.) This film version is one of Marvel's better..."

May 6, 2011 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Larger Than Life
The Texas Film Hall of Fame Awards
"...Terms of Endearment, Texas has fostered voice-of-their-generation films like Slacker and Easy Rider, made music with State Fair and..."

March 4, 2011 Screens Feature by Margaret Moser

Do a Little 'Dance
Austinites past and present converge on Park City
"...David Lowery's "Pioneer," which stars Will Oldham, both screened. Slacker, the film that has come to define Austin filmmaking,..."

Feb. 4, 2011 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Sundance Announces Competition Slate
Austinite Jeff Nichols will compete in Park City
"...year's fest: a 20th anniversary screening of Richard Linklater's Slacker. My, the time flies, doesn't it? Full competition slate,..."

Dec. 1, 2010 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Moving Pictures
Alison Macor charts 30 years of Austin history, one film at a time
"...on the eve of the publication of Macor's Chainsaws, Slackers, and Spy Kids: 30 Years of Filmmaking in Austin,..."

Feb. 26, 2010 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

When Is Tomorrow
This filmed-in-Austin movie about two former best friends moving in different directions is purposefully disheveled and expertly ramshackle.
"...of another independent film set in Austin, Richard Linklater’s Slacker: Without a penny to his name, or any apparent..."

May 9, 2008 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

512 + 1
Non-native filmmaker Kevin Ford got here as fast as he could
"...are going to die off," says Jake, the procrastinating, post-Slacker proto-Austin partier in Kevin Ford's bitingly smart, frequently funny,..."

May 9, 2008 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

'My First Movie: Take Two' and 'Cinema of Obsession: Erotic Fixation and Love'
Take Two is the sequel to My First Movie, a collection of interviews with now-successful directors discussing their first feature films. Sexy subject aside, Cinema of Obsession barely even manages to simmer.
"...the winning formula and includes interviews with Richard Linklater (Slacker) and early-Aughties prodigy Richard Kelly (Donnie Darko) along with..."

Jan. 11, 2008 Screens Review by Josh Rosenblatt

'Chronicle' Got It All Wrong
"...our markets by stating, "What I long for is Slackers Market for the performers and partyers in town, a..."

June 26, 2007 Postmarks

The Ex
Zach Braff and Amanda Peet play husband and wife who deal with a new child and an old flame in this featherweight comedy that never steps outside its comfort zone.
"...Scrubs-style comic persona here as the hapless Tom, a slacker who ends up working in a small-town Ohio ad..."

May 18, 2007 Movie Review by Steve Davis

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