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Film News
Updates on Robert's and Rick's adaptations, Texas on TV, and 'Dot' plays L.A.; plus, have you ever considered a double bill of 'Tarnation' and 'Mrs. Doubtfire'?
"...everything is indeed bigger, and trying to break inane records. I'm holding out for the world's largest sock monkey..."

Jan. 21, 2005 Screens Column by Joe O'Connell

American Filmmaker
Chris Smith's American Movie depicts one man's passionate struggle to make a film.
"...get Northwestern going. It is this process that Smith records in American Movie, which was filmed over a two-year..."

Oct. 15, 1999 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Eric's World
The Many Fanastic Colors of
"...said, `I hear you're selling a lot of guitar records.' What a strange thing to say. That's happened a..."

Sept. 27, 1996 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Playback: SXSW Again Pivots on Rap
Hip-hop sustains the Festival's star power
"...with a Vevo House set, and Grandmaster Flash spinning records at Alibi...."

March 16, 2018 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Playback: HAAM's Time of the Season
HAAM Day fills its coffers for uninsured live music capitalists
"...and sings (revisit "Urgent," Feb. 21). After releasing two records on California indie S.S. Records, Spray Paint brings it..."

Sept. 19, 2014 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

SXSW Tuesday Picks & Sleepers
First night SXSW blurbing
"...Young Songwriting Competition in the bargain. The group's Harvest Records debut arrives later this year. – Michael Toland..."

March 7, 2014 Music Feature

SXSW Scares & Shorts Revealed
Late-night fare and short film lineup announced
"...Square). This also marks the first exhibition since their Sundance debuts for Texas filmmakers Kat Candler’s “Hellion”, Kelly Sears’..."

Feb. 8, 2012 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Bud Shrake's Adventures in the Film Trade
'Midnight rambling, creative gambling': Louis Black's 1985 interview with Songwriter screenwriter Bud Shrake
"..."about five years later, when Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid came out. I enjoyed the movie, but I..."

May 8, 2009 Screens Feature by Louis Black

Flowing Over
More with Craig Brewer
"...of the Audience and Cinematography Awards at this year's Sundance Film Festival. The Chronicle spoke to Brewer in the..."

July 22, 2005 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

TV Eye
The Man Show might be more manly with the addition of Austin-based Sacred Cow Productions' Doug Stanhope and Joe Rogan, but Belinda Acosta wonders if it will be any more watchable.
"...torch bearers of U.S. roots music, continues on the Sundance Channel, Thursday nights at 6:30pm. The Aug. 21 episode,..."

Aug. 15, 2003 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

Looks Back... and Forward
Documentary Film Pioneer D.A. Pennebaker
" New York City. They were actually with Sire Records, which is a Warner Bros. deal, and they were..."

April 3, 1998 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

How the West Was Sung
The Newton Boys Soundtrack: An Oral History
"...stuff, you have to go back to the 10-inch records. I knew those records had all kinds of weird..."

March 20, 1998 Music Feature

Scenes From a Scene
Interview with Hype! Filmmaker Doug Pray
"...After premiering the movie at last January's Sundance Film Festival, Pray took the movie from his Los..."

Nov. 22, 1996 Screens Feature by Phil West

4am With a Head Full of Whiskey
Ethan Hawke and Ben Dickey's late-night daydream
" that had taken place two months prior at Sundance. Dickey – burly, soft-spoken, with all of Foley's legendary..."

Aug. 17, 2018 Features Feature by Richard Whittaker

Where to See Blaze This Weekend
Filmmaker Ethan Hawke and actor Ben Dickey will be in attendance
"...The film, which was warmly received at Sundance and SXSW, was directed by Ethan Hawke, written by..."

Aug. 15, 2018 Chron Events Post by Danielle White

Tenth and Final SXSW Artist List
Action Bronson, Talib Kweli, a Blaze Foley tribute, and 196 more
"...The announcement also highlights a tribute to cult hero..."

March 1, 2018 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

My Gear: The Octopus Project
Electro experimentalists swear they subscribe to less-is-more despite their density of gear
"...David and Nathan Zellner that premieres Jan. 23 at Sundance, landmark nearly two decades of instrumental experimentalism by local..."

Jan. 19, 2018 Music Feature by David Brendan Hall

SXSW Comedy: Completely Official Showcase of Comedy
Even in a lineup of stars, Austin’s Lashonda Lester is the one to watch
"...the Big Sky Festival in Montana (a sort of Sundance for unsigned comics) and the New York City Comedy..."

March 12, 2017 Arts Post by Carina Magyar

Niche Streaming Sites for the Holidays
Give the gift of worlds of entertainment just a click away
"...own primers to terror. There's even festival reruns, with Sundance and Austin's own Fantastic Fest letting you catch up..."

Nov. 18, 2016 Screens Feature by Josh Kupecki

One Man's SXSW ... Times 4
Our intrepid correspondent wanders through all four Festivals – and lives to write about it
"...parlance, getting screwed. Somehow, even after selling two million records internationally, they still owed the label $1.4 million. Yet..."

March 29, 2013 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Making It Personal
Lynn Shelton on the creative process behind 'Your Sister's Sister'
"...actresses in the hopes of casting big names with records of box office success or next-big-things, and assembles them..."

June 29, 2012 Screens Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

The Power to Change
A quick sound check with the Austin mayoral candidates
"...the way. Don't have time for Saturday night party records any more...."

April 30, 2009 Music Post by Austin Powell

Around the World of Weird
The many genre delights of Fantastic Fest 2008
"...Nine years ago, the Sundance Film Festival played host to a lower-than-low-budget, DIY horror..."

Sept. 12, 2008 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Page Two: Funny Papers
More than ever, the Chronicle is what people make of it
" early-morning screening of the American Splendor film at Sundance, followed by a Q&A with Pekar and Brabner, Marge..."

Aug. 15, 2008 Column by Louis Black

"...San Marcos native Roy Head and American Idol finalist Sundance Head with Gene Kurtz, Burnin’ Mike Vernon, Mike Buck;..."

Feb. 19, 2008 Chron Events Post

Glen Hansard's One-Night Stand
Just Once with the Frames' Glen Hansard.
"...won the World Cinema Audience Award at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival, is a visual album that gives purpose..."

May 18, 2007 Music Post by Austin Powell

Page Two: Let's Get Lost
An invocation on the eve of South by Southwest
"...lasting influence, including inspiring Robert Redford to start the Sundance Institute. The Whole Shootin' Match had been a "lost"..."

March 9, 2007 Column by Louis Black

Girls Can Tell
"...many, many, many hats he wears, from running Post-Parlo Records to booking for Ground Control Touring to playing in..."

March 18, 2005 Music Feature by Melanie Haupt

The Movies That Matter
An interview with Killer Films producer Christine Vachon
"...short films and eventually Haynes' first feature – and Sundance grand jury winner – Poison. She has gone on..."

March 11, 2005 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Winners
The winners of the 12th Annual 'Austin Chronicle' Short Story Contest
"...He also worked as a creative consultant for AirPlay Records (Paris) and as a naming consultant for Interbrand (New..."

Feb. 13, 2004 Books Feature

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