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The Match Factory Girl
With not even 70 minutes total running time and, seemingly, not more than two dozen total lines of dialogue, The Match Factory Girl spins a compelling narrative, a devastating cultural portrait, and an object lesson in the less-is-more school of storytelling.
"...heights in Finnish director Kaurismaki's 1990 film The Match Factory Girl. With only 70 minutes running time and, seemingly,..."

April 2, 1993 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Factory Girl
Sienna Miller nails Edie Sedgwick's gamine naivete in this biopic, but the film feels far too pat for its own good.
"...detritus, a persona that pays cheap, brassy coinage to Factory Girl subject Edie Sedgwick while at the same time..."

Feb. 23, 2007 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

A Bread Factory, Part Two
Part two of Patrick Wang's esoteric examination of art in Upstate New York
"...Where to end with Patrick Wang’s two-part A Bread Factory? This dense but nimble story of an art collective,..."

Dec. 28, 2018 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

A Bread Factory, Part One
Part one of Patrick Wang's epic satire of small-town art life
"...(Daly) and Greta (Henry-Macari). Housed in an old bread factory, the duo have been staging theatre, hosting filmmakers to..."

Dec. 28, 2018 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Capital Factory Announces Merger With Station Houston
Startup hub is also partnering with Rice University and the Ion
"...Austin tech incubator and collab space Capital Factory has been busy in its mission to encourage innovation..."

Jan. 28, 2020 Screens Post by Sofia Tafich

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
Roald Dahl wrote the screenplay for his so-called children’s story, and the result is more psychedelic than sugary.
"...Dahl's other notable novel-cum-movie, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, has been pushed up from mid-summer to mid-May. Though..."

May 17, 1996 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The FOMO Factory Preview
"...The FOMO Factory..."

Sept. 13, 2018 Photo Gallery

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Burton and Depp's screen version of Roald Dahl’s classic children’s book is truer to the source material and generally splendid, artful, and often sinister, yet it doesn't completely displace the earlier screen version.
" and thereby an invitation to visit the chocolate factory of reclusive candy-man Willy Wonka (Depp), he takes along..."

July 15, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

First Look: The Obamas Become Producers With American Factory
Upcoming Netflix documentary finds culture clash within global trade
"...American Factory, which screened recently as part of Austin Film Society’s..."

June 17, 2019 Screens Post by Sam Russek

FOMO Factory Does It for the Gram
The new, colorful “immersive selfie space” arrives
"...Enter the FOMO Factory. Billed as Austin's first "immersive selfie space," this two-story..."

Sept. 14, 2018 Screens Feature by Emily Beyda

Day Trips: Color Factory, Houston
Interactive pop-up exhibit turns art into experience
"...The Color Factory in Houston turns art into a full sensory experience...."

Nov. 1, 2019 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

The Auteur Factory
Papagajka is the strange product of Béla Tarr's Sarajevo film school
"...writer/director Emma Rozanski's studies at the experimental Sarajevo Film Factory, a school founded by Hungarian black-and-white hero Béla Tarr..."

March 11, 2016 Screens Feature by Dan Gentile

Assaulting the Stand-Ups at Austin's Heckle Factory
The New Movement: Our favorite content(ious) providers
"...The Heckle Factory show at Austin's New Movement Theatre encourages the audience..."

April 10, 2013 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

The Hightower Report: Outlawing Exposés of Factory Farm Horrors
"Ag gag" bill would classify exposing factory farm abuses as terrorism
"...and Borden are actually produced in mammoth, mega-messy, monstrous factory farms. Known by the baleful industrial acronym CAFO, these..."

Feb. 8, 2013 News Column by Jim Hightower

Excuse Factory
Accusations fly between SXSW and Factory People over afterparty shutdowns
"...What a week it's been for FactoryPeople, the upscale south-side retailer: First, owners Le and Thomas..."

March 21, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Like a Poisonous Chemical Factory Downtown
"...Dear Editor, If there were a chemical factory downtown spewing out hellish filth, poisoning bars and restaurants,..."

May 6, 2005 Postmarks

Touring the Technology Factory
Human Code's Award Winning Multi-Media Mission
"...other stuff. For instance, a segment called the CD Factory, which prepares businesses to create their own interactive CD-ROM..."

Dec. 8, 1995 Screens Feature

A Capital Idea
How Josh Baer helps people 'quit their jobs' to join the bustling hive at Capital Factory
"...It's on that floor you'll find Capital Factory, Austin's Easy-Bake Oven for tech start-ups – small companies..."

Oct. 4, 2013 Screens Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Urban Tejano
Tortilla Factory pulls down a Grammy nomination as Best Tejano Band as the almost four-decade-old local institution gets ready to reinvent the genre
"...Tortilla Factory birthed a new kind of Latin soul from 1973..."

Dec. 24, 2010 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Dos Estaciones
Tequila shortage inspires naturalistic Mexican drama
"...Teresa Sánchez stars as María García, whose grand tequila factory – the pride of her life and the heart..."

Oct. 7, 2022 Movie Review by Jenny Nulf

Mike Judge, the writer/director of Office Space, mines the workplace for more satiric comedy.
"...Joel, Judge’s everyman, who is the owner of a factory that produces food flavorings of his own invention. Joel..."

Sept. 4, 2009 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

On Ondine on Film
The pope and the artist, the hotel and the factory
"...Ondine, one of the most legendary members of the Factory and a star of the film, had it. In..."

Oct. 17, 2003 Screens Feature by Louis Black

On Ondine on Film: Editor's Cut
This is an extended version of the story that ran in the print edition.
"...Ondine, one of the most legendary members of the Factory and a star of the film, had it. In..."

Oct. 17, 2003 Screens Feature by Louis Black

Ju Dou
"...(Li Wei), an old unpleasant owner of a dye factory. He's a wife beater who also desperately longs for..."

May 10, 1991 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Steven Soderbergh’s Bubble is likely to be remembered as the adequate but unspectacular first volley in Mark Cuban and Todd Wagner’s modern experiment in vertical film integration.
"...a modest story about three workers in a doll factory in a small town in Ohio, near the West..."

Jan. 27, 2006 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

All-Star Alumni
Ten notable start-ups born out of Capital Factory's Demo Day
"...Capital Factory's Accelerator program launched in 2009 with a mission to..."

Oct. 4, 2013 Screens Feature by Doug Freeman

Straight Out of Brooklyn
Austin Film Society highlights three films distributed by Factory 25
"...The Brooklyn, NY-based company Factory 25 describes itself as a distributor of "indie niche..."

Jan. 8, 2013 Screens Post by Marjorie Baumgarten

Manufactured Landscapes
With the eye of an artist, photographer Edward Burtynsky views the effects of China's industrial incursions into its natural landscape.
"...Manufactured Landscapes' eight-minute opening tracking shot of a hangar-sized factory in China, you may get the sensation you’re in..."

Sept. 7, 2007 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

City Zero
"...a Moscow engineer who arrives at a small town factory for a scheduled appointment only to find no one..."

Dec. 6, 1991 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Gritty sci-fi road trip has teen appeal
"...who finds a powerful ray gun in an abandoned factory and then goes on the lam with his scoundrel..."

Aug. 31, 2018 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

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