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The Quiet Ones
The venerable Hammer Film studio gets into the found-footage horror genre.
"...Things just don’t go bump in the night in The Quiet Ones. They resound with the..."

May 2, 2014 Movie Review by Steve Davis

The Quiet American
"...Mai Hoa. Delayed from national distribution last year in the midst of the country’s post-9/11 mood of circumspection, The..."

Feb. 14, 2003 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Other Worlds Austin Hears The Quiet Hour
Director Stéphanie Joalland on a very British apocalypse
"...There's a strong tradition of British end-of-the-world stories, like Day..."

May 27, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Hammering 'The Quiet Ones'
Director John Pogue talks spooks, science, and "Mad Men" stars
"...When it comes to horror, there aren't many movie studios whose name alone chills the..."

April 25, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

The Quiet
The first Burnt Orange Productions joint mixes The Piano with Poison Ivy. Perhaps future generations of film scholars will embrace The Quiet as a B-movie that problematizes the oppressive gaze, but for now, it's a misfire.
"...Edie Falco, Martin Donovan, Shawn Ashmore and Katy Mixon. The first Burnt Orange Productions joint is a strange mash-up..."

Sept. 1, 2006 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

The Quiet Girl
Irish tale of a lost girl finding hope will break and mend your heart
"...Directed by: Colm Bairéad. Starring: Catherine Clinch, Carrie Crowley, Andrew Bennett, Michael Patric and Kate..."

March 10, 2023 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

AFS Cinema Hosts Tribute to the "Quiet Engine" of Austin Film
A celebration of Mark Reeb
"...an actor and producer who was a regular on the Austin film scene for over two decades. His death..."

Jan. 19, 2024 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Quiet Man
To Kill a Mockingbird screenwriter and Texas Film Hall of Fame inductee Horton Foote reflects on the last 87 years.
"...The voice is gentle, gracious, genuine, with the softened edges..."

March 7, 2003 Screens Feature by Robert Faires

Smitherman: It's Always The Quiet Ones
AG candidate flies to the far religious right
"...If anyone remembers Barry Smitherman from his time as Public Utility Commission member, they'll..."

Sept. 3, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

The Chosen One
Director Jamie Babbit sounds off on 'The Quiet' – Burnt Orange's first national release – and its discomfiting implications
"...Jamie Babbit's The Quiet is the first film from Austin-based Burnt Orange..."

Sept. 1, 2006 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

The Guilty
Single-location thriller travels deep into a killer mystery
"...not a good cop. That's made abundantly clear in the opening moments of Danish police drama The Guilty. After..."

Oct. 19, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

The Score
"...Marlon Brando, Angela Bassett, Gary Farmer and Paul Soles. The possibilities were frightening. No one knew exactly what to..."

July 13, 2001 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Wind Will Carry Us
"...Siah Dareh, a village nestled like a honeycomb into the sun-bleached hills of rural Iran, the Engineer (Dourani) shrugs,..."

Jan. 19, 2001 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

The People Person
Peter Hedges' Pieces of April brings the novelist-screenwriter out of the quiet and into the filmmaking fray.
"...you've almost certainly heard of his work. He penned the screenplay for his first novel, What's Eating Gilbert Grape,..."

Nov. 7, 2003 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

The Newton Boys
"...Directed by: Richard Linklater. Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Ethan Hawke, Skeet Ulrich, Vincent D'Onofrio, Dwight Yoakam,..."

March 27, 1998 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Quiet Light Celebrates Debut Album Fourth of July With a Heartfelt Homecoming Show
Independence Day arrives July 1 for folk-minded pop artist Riya Mahesh
"...In October 2021, then-biology/math undergraduate Riya Mahesh debuted as Quiet Light on an..."

June 27, 2023 Music Post by Wayne Lim

A Culture 50 Years in the Making: The Kerrville Folk Festival Experience
Life-altering and deep-listening scenes from the oldest music festival in Texas
"...If Texas is the state with the richest folk songwriting history, the Kerrville..."

May 20, 2022 Music Feature by Hank Erwin

Changes in the Weather
As Burnt Orange cools down, UTFI heats up
"...Bryan Poyser was driving to the wrap party for The Cassidy Kids in 2005 when..."

Jan. 18, 2008 Screens Feature by Joe O'Connell

The Luv Doc: Little Agents of Satan
Slow clap for almost getting the ball across the goal line
"...popular North Austin restaurant. We were seated outside, so the kids (ages 2-5) were playing (quietly) around our table..."

Jan. 14, 2022 Column by The Luv Doc

South by Southwest Falls for Ryan Gosling With The Fall Guy World Premiere
3 Body Problem, more announced for 2024 festival
"...South by Southwest audiences have seen the artier side of Ryan Gosling with films like the..."

Jan. 10, 2024 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

Moon-Shaped Panties & the Saint of White Trash
The Late Lucinda Williams
"...The morning starts normally for Lucinda. Well, maybe not normal,..."

Oct. 23, 1998 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

The Human Tragedy of The Iron Claw
Sean Durkin on telling the story of the Von Erichs, the troubled gods of Texas wrestling
"...There could be no more perfect place for the world..."

Dec. 29, 2023 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Boys in the Boat
Classic sporting underdog story of the 1936 Olympic rowing team
"...In 1936, nine young men from the University of Washington carried a country’s hopes with them..."

Dec. 22, 2023 Movie Review by Alejandra Martinez

Decades Into Her Career, Jenny Lewis Is Still Bringing Effortless Feminist Energy to the Stage
ACL taping highlights a pristine voice and career-spanning catalog
"...As Jenny Lewis, defying the Texas heat in an all black leather jumpsuit, launched..."

July 27, 2023 Music Post by Abby Johnston

DVDanger: The Atticus Institute
Or, in defense of found footage and mockumentaries
"...In the 1990s, it was predictable that a slew of unmemorable,..."

Jan. 24, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
This story of a milquetoast with a wild imagination stars Ben Stiller and is as pretty as it is busy. Opens 12/25.
"...say boo to his bullying new boss (Scott). Still, the three-act structure demands that even the most indecisive character..."

Dec. 20, 2013 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Town
Ben Affleck directs, co-writes, and stars in this gripping action-drama about bank robbers.
"...in his hometown, Boston, for his second time behind the camera, following 2007’s well-received Gone Baby Gone. The title’s..."

Sept. 17, 2010 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Band's Visit
A lost band of Egyptian musicians from a police orchestra find refuge with some Israeli townspeople.
"...Gavriel, Imad Jabarin, Ahuva Keren and François Khell. With their epaulet-fringed uniforms and expressionless faces, the eight members of..."

March 7, 2008 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

The United States of Leland
Kevin Spacey-produced indie drama plays like The OC's more intellectual, older sibling.
"...Directed by: Matthew Ryan Hoge. Starring: Ryan Gosling, Don Cheadle, Kevin Spacey,..."

April 16, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Hours
"...Miranda Richardson, Stephen Dillane, Jeff Daniels and Jack Rovello. There's a mesmerizing, almost hypnotic rhythm to The Hours, the..."

Jan. 17, 2003 Movie Review by Steve Davis

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