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Five Events You Shouldn’t Miss at ATX TV ... From the Couch!
From Perry Mason to Nancy Drew, it’s time for you to get a clue about this year’s ATX Television Festival
"...novels. Despite hundreds of appearances in print and on television, radio, and film, his backstory has remained a mystery..."

June 5, 2020 Screens Feature by Selome Hailu

How TV Talks About Abortion
Showrunners wonder why shows avoid stories about a common experience
"...taboo topic closed out the seventh season of ATX Television Festival on Sunday, with a panel discussion on the..."

June 11, 2018 Screens Post by Sarah Marloff

You Puts a New Lens on Toxic Masculinity
Lifetime screens pilot of its newest stalker drama
"...which screened its pilot this weekend at the ATX Television Festival, is much more nuanced than the typical fare...."

June 11, 2018 Screens Post by Danielle White

Don't Touch That Dial
ATX Television Fest is back for round three
"...After two successful summers, the ATX Television Fest appears poised to go for the hat trick..."

March 28, 2014 Screens Post by Monica Riese

DVD Watch
'All in the Family: The Complete Series'
"...situation comedy changed forever and forever changed how popular television could impact popular culture when Norman Lear's All in..."

Oct. 30, 2012 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

Not Coming to a Network Near You
Q&A with ATX panelist & 'NTSF:SD:SUV' star Paul Scheer
"...ATX Television Festival panelist Paul Scheer talks about plastic surgeons, police..."

May 29, 2012 Screens Post by Leah Churner

Special Kaye
Vaudeville, Broadway, TV, film &ndash Kaye Ballard has done it all
"...career. Not Kaye Ballard. This veteran of vaudeville, Broadway, television, cabaret, and film is still at it, and she's..."

Feb. 24, 2012 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Me and Miss Jones
Shirley Jones looks back at playing against type.
"...Lulu Bains. “He’d seen me do Playhouse 90 on television and thought I could do the part. Of course,..."

Sept. 12, 2007 Music Post by Margaret Moser

Pop Entrepreneur
Doug Foreman Makes Bucks in Junk Food and Television
"...to fly helicopters, and, after selling Guiltless, a syndicated television program called Good Living, designed for a health-conscious America...."

Sept. 27, 1996 Screens Feature by Amy Smith

ATX TV Gets Upright With Tim Minchin
Fest brings special preview of new comedy series to your home
"...in short supply right now, and that's why ATX Television Festival is making sure we all stay Upright with..."

July 17, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

ATX TV Heads to Room 104
Duplass anthology show and more from HBO for free fest
"...an Austin festival without a Duplass? Maybe, but ATX Television Festival isn't taking any chances, with the addition of..."

May 27, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Big Kill
Low-budget Western rides high in the saddle
"...Big Kill as the unaired pilot for a Nineties television Western and you might have a general idea of..."

Oct. 19, 2018 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

My Little Pony: The Movie
A rainbow-hued acid trip for 8-year-olds
"...for the script, which rehashes just about every MLP television episode and straight-to-video flick ever made. But die-hard fans..."

Oct. 6, 2017 Movie Review by Steve Davis

The LEGO Batman Movie
The Dark Knight returns to Legoland
"...phenomenon. Channeling D.C. Comics, Christopher Nolan, and campy Sixties television, The LEGO Batman Movie elevates Emmet Brickowski’s sidekick in..."

Feb. 10, 2017 Movie Review by Steve Davis

I Am Not Your Negro
A stunning doc on the civil rights era
"...an array of historical and contemporary footage, film and television clips, still photographs, written words onscreen, and music with..."

Feb. 3, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Sing
Animated film about a koala who stages a singing competition
"...Whether in karaoke bars, television singing competitions, or uploaded YouTube videos, it seems that..."

Dec. 23, 2016 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Ghost Team
A group of losers stumble onto paranormal activity
"...one hand, an increasingly stale parody of the paranormal television subgenre of reality shows, and on the other, a..."

Sept. 9, 2016 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

ATX Meets The West Wing
Aaron Sorkin joins reunion for ATX Television Fest
"...political drama on TV, good news from the ATX Television Festival: The cast and crew are reuniting to talk..."

April 7, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

The Transporter Refueled
The franchise soldiers on – sans Jason Statham
"...stuff at a more forgiving hour on late-night cable television. For the most part, the action scenes are nothing..."

Sept. 11, 2015 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Playing With Fire
Austinites tame the flames on television
"...two Austin culinary artisans are featured on different cable television programs early next week. Each one of them is..."

July 24, 2015 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Cinderella
Simple, elegant, and lovely, this live-action fairy tale enchants
"...into a poisoned apple. Grimm, indeed. Lately, movies and television have taken the genre for a postmodern spin, reimagining..."

March 13, 2015 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Maleficent
Angelina Jolie stars in this Disney tale that promises to be a visual stunner.
"...who would be considered too noxiously perfect for a television ad. Still, the damn thing works, the visuals are..."

June 6, 2014 Movie Review by Louis Black

Bobcats Big Win Shown For All On Small Screen
Famous Idaho Potato Bowl, here comes Texas State
"...Last Saturday, I watched the Bobcats play football on television, but I couldn’t watch the University of Texas Longhorns...."

Nov. 7, 2013 Sports Post by Joe O'Connell

Small Screen, Big News
Time Warner threatened, plus Mike Judge and more
"...and Trailer Park of late, but what about your television favorites?..."

May 23, 2013 Screens Post by Monica Riese

AFF2012: 'Vampira and Me'
Love bites
"...one of the most tragic of all of early television's myriad personalities...."

Oct. 19, 2012 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

More TV in the ATX
ATX Television Festival back bigger and badder for 2013
"...The first ever ATX Television Festival was a small gem with some big name..."

June 20, 2012 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

There Is a Light That Never Goes Out
ATX Television Festival programs an 'FNL' reunion
"...reunite for a special event at the inaugural ATX Television Festival, which runs June 1-3...."

April 20, 2012 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Submarine
This British film is a bracingly deadpan coming-of-age story that proudly wears its Wes Anderson influences on its sleeve.
"...in the States primarily for his work with U.K. cult-television phenom The Mighty Boosh and the bizarro-cool faux Eighties..."

June 17, 2011 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

POM Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold
Whether this is a real film or a priceless stunt, Morgan Spurlock has the goods on product placement.
"...investigates the economics of product placement in film and television by – surprise – turning his entire movie and..."

April 22, 2011 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Soul Surfer
It's the true story of surfing sensation Bethany Hamilton, who lost an arm to a shark at the age of 13.
"...as a particularly unspecial "Very Special Episode" of a television series that never made it past the pilot stage...."

April 8, 2011 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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