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Crock of Gold: A Few Rounds With Shane MacGowan
The Pogues' frontman in all his dissolute glory
"...reminiscences by father Maurice and sister Siobhan, stock footage, television clips, archival material, family photos, and animation from various..."

Dec. 4, 2020 Movie Review by Tim Stegall

Nationtime
Searing documentary from the 1972 National Black Political Convention finally restored
"...version of the documentary was deemed too radical for television, and only a heavily-edited 58-minute version has circulated since...."

Nov. 27, 2020 Movie Review by Steve Davis

New Austin Music Worth Your Bandwidth This Week
What we’re listening to
"...followed that up last month by making her international television debut on Austin City Limits...."

Nov. 27, 2020 Music Feature by Derek Udensi

SoundSync Music Founder Nathalie Phan Finds "Time to Pivot"
"...Nathalie Phan worked to help Austin musicians find film, television, and commercial placement well before this year's circumstances arose...."

Nov. 27, 2020 Features Feature by Greg Stitt

It's Gonna Get Pitch Black at Other Worlds
David Twohy named this year's Defender of the Universe
"...Keynote from Noël Wells, University of Texas at Austin (Radio-Television-Film) graduate and Star Trek: Lower Decks voice star (Orion..."

Nov. 17, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

New Documentary The Orange Years: The Nickelodeon Story Tunes in to the Channel That Changed TV
Shorts, Dudes, and Good Burgers
"...Ohio called QUBE, became a phenomenon that reshaped kids' television and pop culture. It focuses most especially on what..."

Nov. 13, 2020 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Revealing America’s Classroom Fetish in FX’s A Teacher
Hannah Fidell uncovers an abuse of trust
"...transitioning from a 75-minute feature to five hours of television, especially after years of heated debate about consent and..."

Nov. 6, 2020 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Asleep at the Wheel and ACL Celebrate a Half Century of History
New KLRU retrospective wrangles two Austin icons
"...do get emails," said Terry Lickona, producer of the television series since its fourth season. "As long as I've..."

Oct. 30, 2020 Screens Feature by Doug Freeman

Day Trips: Día de los Muertos, San Antonio
San Antonio celebrates Day of the Dead
"...hours of a Sunday and was filmed by local television station KSAT for broadcast on Friday, Oct. 30, at..."

Oct. 30, 2020 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Bad Hair
Nothing natural about this Black hair riff on J-horror classic Hair Extensions
"...annoyed that her family can’t find pride in her television work, and asks why a room full of people..."

Oct. 23, 2020 Movie Review by Jenny Nulf

Harry Chapin: When in Doubt, Do Something
The "Cat's in the Cradle" musician who was so much more
"...its pop culture transcendence – across politics (Andrew Cuomo), television (The Simpsons), movies (Eddie Murphy braying it in Shrek),..."

Oct. 23, 2020 Movie Review by Raoul Hernandez

Austin Film Festival Preview
How to attend this year's virtual festival
"...with some of the biggest names in film and television, including Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl, Utopia), John Logan (Skyfall,..."

Oct. 16, 2020 Screens Feature

Shock the Vote Says "Don't Forget"
Short films from new ATX community group show the horror of not voting
"...of Pet Semetary, supported by Women in Film and Television Austin and sponsored by the Austin Chronicle, at the..."

Oct. 14, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Dale Watson Lights Up the Screen in Yellow Rose
Starring the honky-tonk hero as himself
"...returns to Austin to film a pilot for a television series, where he'd play, unsurprisingly, a hardened honky-tonk musician...."

Oct. 9, 2020 Screens Feature by Doug Freeman

Herb Alpert Is …
Too many filler tracks in this history of the Tijuana Brass guy
"...proverbial rock star wall: depression, divorce, child neglect. One television clip of the L.A. native with movie star looks..."

Oct. 2, 2020 Movie Review by Raoul Hernandez

How to Sleep Better and How to Fall Asleep?
10 tips to sleep better at night
"...out curtains. You may not want to have a television or computer in your bedroom to take away the..."

Sept. 29, 2020 Chron Events Post

Still Life
Jia Zhangke’s 2006 masterpiece on a changing China finally reaches America
"...cell phone so they can listen to his ringtone. Television show theme song “Shanghai Beach” softly titters over the..."

Sept. 25, 2020 Movie Review by Jenny Nulf

The Untold Tale of Stuntwomen
Director April Wright is setting the history of Hollywood straight
"...of big action stuff as features but also on television and streaming. So I had a lot of work..."

Sept. 21, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

In Black America Celebrates 50 Years of Broadcasting About the Black Experience
Longtime host John L. Hanson reflects on his journey in radio
"...news about the African American community on radio or television, and when there was news it was always negative."..."

Sept. 18, 2020 Arts Feature by Gerrard Hanly

Day Trips: Stag Leap Country Cabins, Nacogdoches
Escape to a cabin in the Piney Woods
"...away from the outside world entirely, there is satellite television and wireless internet...."

Sept. 4, 2020 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Mr. Soul!
Putting spotlight on the TV host who brought Black celebrities into white homes
"...tumultuous time to be a Black American, but a television program dubbed the “Black Tonight Show” sought to change..."

Aug. 28, 2020 Movie Review by Jenny Nulf

Austin Films For the First Wave of Austin Film Festival
Fugitive Dreams, Horton Foote doc in first wave
"...two Academy Awards for screenwriting, an Emmy Award for television writing, and was recipient of the National Medal of..."

Aug. 27, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

’Horns Return; COVID to Follow?
The University of Texas community braces for impact as the fall semester gets underway
"...Anne Lewis, a lecturer in UT's Radio-Television-Film Department who also sits on the TSEU executive board,..."

Aug. 28, 2020 News Feature by Beth Sullivan

Four Open Seats, and Many Demands for Change at AISD
School board shakeup
"...Kevin Foster, who founded the PBS TV show Blacka­dem­ics Television and has developed youth leadership programs within AISD, is..."

Aug. 28, 2020 News Feature by Clara Ence Morse

One Perfect Shot To Become HBO Max Series
Twitter celebration of cinema being adapted by Ava DuVernay
"...DuVernay (13th, Selma) and produced by Warner Horizon Unscripted Television in conjunction with her ARRAY Filmworks shingle, will go..."

Aug. 7, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Roots Chicken Shak to Open at Revamped H-E-B Mueller Food Hall
Chef Tiffany Derry proves that working moms should run the world
"...earning finalist spots in two seasons of the hit television show, Derry created Tiffany Derry Concepts (TDC) and is..."

Aug. 7, 2020 Food Feature by Jessi Cape

The ACC Drama Department Enters Teaching in the Coronavirus Tragedy
For Marcus McQuirter and the ACC drama department, even in the pandemic it's on with the show
"...all went into theatre as opposed to film or television." [inset-1]..."

Aug. 7, 2020 Features Feature by Robert Faires

UT's RTF Department Changes Focus During the Pandemic
Safety on the set
"...TV industries right now, but UT Austin's Department of Radio-Television-Film is solving a very particular variant of that conundrum:..."

Aug. 7, 2020 Features Feature by Richard Whittaker

Faster Than Sound: Austin Musicians Petition for Black Live Music Fund
Black Live Music Fund garners support, Bill Callahan previews Gold Record, and DJ Jester the Filipino Fist harassed in North Campus.
"...revenge fantasy." The narrator dreams of booting a corny television performer, singing, "I protest his protest song/ I'd vote..."

July 31, 2020 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Bloody Nose, Empty Pockets
Intimate, semi-improvised last night at a dive bar sees delight in the dregs
"...bar’s mirror, and the occasional shot of a black-and-white television that only seems to show old film noirs are..."

July 24, 2020 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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