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Happy Birthday, Blue Starlite Drive-In
Blue Starlite Drive-In celebrates anniversary
" say? It's too hot to go to a drive-in movie? P'shaw, we say. Real Texans thrive in the..."

Aug. 30, 2011 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

Kickstart Your Weekend: Blue Starlite Mini Urban Drive-In
Local drive-in revivalists want to improve their screen
"...Nothing says American cinemagoing like the drive-in. While it looked like the megaplex would kill the..."

July 18, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Community Cinema Brings the Drive-In to East Austin
Outdoor projection is nothing new to the Community First! Village
"...Drive-in theaters are booming in a way unseen since before..."

Aug. 24, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Adult Swim Drive-In Tour Comes to Town
Blue Starlite hosts cable channel's rolling roadshow
"...Going to a show at a drive-in movie theatre these days is an exercise in intense..."

Aug. 19, 2016 Screens Post by Tucker Whatley

Thieves Steal Generators From Drive-in Cinema: Here's How You Can Help
Blue Starlite needs your power
"...For the last eight years, Blue Starlite Mini Urban Drive-In has been a fixture in Austin's cinema scene. Now..."

Jan. 2, 2019 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Blue Starlite Drive-In to Light Up Downtown
New Third Street rooftop location to feature films, opera
" for social distancing. The Blue Starlite Mini Urban Drive-In, the Downtown Austin Alliance Foundation have come together to..."

Aug. 20, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Blue Starlite Round Rock Drive-In Destroyed in Fire
Owners launch GoFundMe campaign to help with repairs
"...the Austin area: The Round Rock location of local drive-in chain the Blue Starlite Mini Urban Drive-In was destroyed..."

June 25, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

There Is a Light That Will Never Go Out at Austin's Drive-In Theatres
Theatres may be shuttered, but the in-car cinema experience still shines bright
"...screening technology, the projectors are still rolling at the drive-in...."

May 1, 2020 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Treat Your Car Like a Couch at Two Drive-in Venues
What could be more natural than watching movies about cars in your car?
"...movies about cars in their natural habitat – the drive-in? The Alamo Drafthouse revved up their Road Rage series..."

Nov. 16, 2012 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

At the Drive-In
An East Austin art compound reviews the magic of outdoor screening
"...– The Statler Brothers, from the 1976 film Drive-In..."

Oct. 1, 2010 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Love & Lightstream Drive-In Concert Series
"...Drive-in concert series Love & Lightstream hosted its second, three-day..."

Oct. 26, 2020 Photo Gallery

Love & Lightstream Drive-In at Haute Spot
"...Love & Lightstream, a three-day drive-in concert featuring a dozen acts, took over Cedar Park's..."

Sept. 1, 2020 Photo Gallery

New Drive-In Cinemas Lighting Up Austin
The movies you want to see with the social distancing you demand
"...The drive-in is back (courtesy of the pandemic), and this week..."

Aug. 28, 2020 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Blue Starlite Drive-In’s New Restaurant-on-Wheels
Local drive-in movie chain debuts new custom menu and screens
"...responsible for what NBC Nightly News has called “the drive-in of the future” has gone and improved his locations..."

Jan. 7, 2021 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Drive-In Concerts ATX Presents Strand of Oaks With Ben Ballinger
"...Drive-In Concerts ATX staged its second ever concert – limited..."

May 22, 2020 Photo Gallery

SXSW Music Live: At the Drive-In
Surprise set from reunited El Pasoans steals the showcase
"...When a venue announces At the Drive-In as its special guest hours before showtime, however, circumstances..."

March 16, 2017 SXSW Post by Bryan Rolli

Drive-In Concerts ATX Presents Shinyribs With Hank Erwin
"...For its third installment on May 22, 2020, Drive-In Concerts ATX hosted live performances from Shinyribs and Hank..."

May 26, 2020 Photo Gallery

Going Deep at the Drive-In
Joe Bob Briggs gives good commentary.
"...Everybody quotes Joe Bob Briggs (, the opinionated "Original Drive-In Reviewer." One of the earliest writers on cult movies,..."

Nov. 7, 2003 Screens Feature by Jason Henderson

Circuit of the Americas Food Drive in Partnership With Central Texas Food Bank

May 12, 2020 Photo Gallery

Rock ’n’ Roll Drive-In With Mary Woronov

Nov. 13, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

AFS And Sundance Add Judas and the Black Messiah to Drive-In
How It Ends, Censor also added at Pioneer Farms

Jan. 12, 2021 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Drive Angry
Nicolas Cage plays a parent on a mission to avenge the murder of his daughter and granddaughter.
"...will, too, if you buckle up with this retro drive-in also-ran. Cage continues his Tokyo drift into mid-career mediocrity..."

March 4, 2011 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Blue Starlite Lights Up in Buda
Mini urban drive-in adding overnight camping at new location
"...the urban out of the Blue Starlite Mini Urban Drive-In. Austin's retro outdoor cinematic experience is relocating from the..."

Dec. 20, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Teenage Catgirls in Heat
This Troma film was made right here in Austin and tells the lurid story of cats that metamorphose into nubile women and "rub up against things" and cause havoc.
" high heaven that we still had a working drive-in in this town. This much cheesy violence, laughably bad..."

Feb. 17, 1995 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Powerhouses Begin to Emerge in the ASL
Waterloo, Wheatsville, and C3 Presents remain undefeated

April 20, 2009 Sports Post by Mike Crissey

Day Trips: Drive-Ins
Carhop service available at these drive-ins
"...Storm's Drive-In and Ray's Drive Inn offer food service to your..."

Aug. 21, 2020 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

To Marfa, on a Tuesday in December
When high art and hipness move in, what happens to a tiny Texas town?
"...followed. The Safeway closed, the dry cleaners closed, the drive-in closed...."

Dec. 23, 2005 Arts Feature by Dan Keane

Sometimes the Music's in the Scratches
In defense of the bootleg
"...wheel, Two-Lane Blacktop still unfolds in a great, skuzzy drive-in of the mind. And those satisfactions are permanent...."

Feb. 15, 2008 Screens Feature by Spencer Parsons

Nine of the Best Sno-Cone and Shaved Ice Spots in Austin
Sometimes some shaved ice and flavoring is all you need
"...when shaved ice is a pleasant treat: at a drive-in movie, at a county fair, poolside. Then there are..."

Aug. 9, 2019 Food Post by Jessika Roth

Your Weekend in Film
More than mere faces in the crowd
"...the month, AFS Cinema, Violet Crown, and Blue Starlite Drive-In will screen horror series that will get the goosebumps..."

Oct. 12, 2017 Screens Post by The Screens Staff

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