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What's the Score?
Brian Satterwhite talks on the film composition game
"...The Austin Film Society's ongoing Moviemaker Dialogue series may be the cheapest,..."

July 15, 2011 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

Sergei's Big Score
Austin Symphony conductor Peter Bay has tremendous regard for both Sergei Prokofiev's score and Sergei Eisenstein's images for the 1938 film Alexander Nevsky, and as he prepares for a live performance of the score as the film is being shown, he talks about this remarkable fusion of image and music and what's involved in performing it live.
"...Great films deserve great music. When a movie is able to..."

May 23, 2003 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Score
"...a man heretofore known for his exclusive direction of film comedies (In & Out, What About Bob?) and acting..."

July 13, 2001 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Perfect Score
The movie that gives new meaning to the phrase, "taking the SATs": felonious breaking and entering.
"...fact, Johansson is the best thing about The Perfect Score: She’s clearly having a ball with the dramatic pressure..."

Jan. 30, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Score
A bisexual romp from 1972 from Radley Metzger, the film industry's softcore artiste of the late Sixties and early Seventies.
"...Lynn Lowry, Gerald Grant and Carl Parker. Radley Metzger, film's softcore artiste of the late Sixties and early Seventies..."

Oct. 9, 1998 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Sunday! F.W. Murnau's 'Sunrise' with Live Score by My Education
Hey, it's number five on 'Sight & Sound' ten best movies ever list
"...nothing yet, human. (Except maybe Nosferatu.) The Oscar-winning silent film will be screened at the Alamo S. Lamar, with..."

Sept. 8, 2012 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

Austin Film Society Premieres Z for Zachariah
AFS brings Sundance hit to Texas
"...backdrop is perhaps its least important aspect, as the film acts more like a case study on human behavior...."

Aug. 24, 2015 Screens Post by Neha Aziz

Paramount Announces Summer Classic Film Series Lineup
See the whole schedule and get some tickets to escape the heat
"...here comes the Paramount to save all you indoor-loving film fans, with the announcement of the 2017 Summer Classic..."

May 16, 2017 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

SXSW Film First Wave Announced
Jonesing for Joss Whedon? He'll be here shortly
"...SXSW Film’s first programming announcement of the new year should get..."

Jan. 12, 2012 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

A Score Is Born
UT midwifes a new symphony by John Corigliano
"...the basis for a new song cycle, whose first film score was for Ken Russell's trippy Altered States, after..."

Feb. 11, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Film
Film Reviews
"...in general, not as much attention drawn to the filmmaker's style in deference to the story line. Co-produced by..."

Sept. 15, 1995 News Feature

The Power of the Dog, Pig Split Austin Film Critics Awards
Plus, which local movie gets an AFCA award screening at AFS?
"...The Austin Film Critics Association must be animal lovers as well as..."

Jan. 11, 2022 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin Film Critics Association Announces 2021 Awards Short Lists
The Power of the Dog leads the pack with nine nominations
"...Award season has arrived in the ATX. The Austin Film Critics Association has released its list of nominees for..."

Jan. 4, 2022 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

SXSW Adds 102 Movies to 2019 Film Festival Lineup
After Us, what else does the film fest have in store?
"...Start your SXSW Film Festival planning now: the annual celebration of screens large..."

Jan. 16, 2019 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

SXSW Announces Film Lineup
Edgar Wright's Baby Driver, Ben Wheatley's Free Fire, and more
"...125 films. 85 world premieres. 11 North American first time looks,..."

Jan. 31, 2017 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

SXSW 2012 Film Lineup Announced
'21 Jump Street' selected as Centerpiece Film
"...The SXSW Film Festival announced today its 2012 feature film lineup. Click..."

Feb. 1, 2012 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

sxswf: Film Awards Announced
Natural Selection, Dragonslayer get nods
"...Natural Selection came up big winners at tonight's SXSW Film Awards Ceremony, hosted by Owen Egerton. Click through to..."

March 15, 2011 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

SXSW Film Review: In a Valley of Violence
Ti West and Ethan Hawke deliver a brutally entertaining Western
"...off their stallion into dust while an Ennio Morricone score bodes ill in the background...."

March 12, 2016 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

Film Seeks Sounds
AFS hosts a contest for composer-hopefuls
"...In conjunction with its upcoming panel on music in film, the Austin Film Society and the Austin Music Foundation..."

June 5, 2012 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

A Lost Silent Film Is Found
Daughter of the Dawn starred Quanah Parker's kids
"...This Sunday, the Austin Film Society, the Texas Archive of the Moving Image, and..."

Jan. 23, 2015 Screens Post by R.U. Steinberg

Film
Film Reviews
"...key elements that makes Safe such an enormously challenging film is that writer/director Todd Haynes leaves these critical decisions..."

Sept. 22, 1995 News Feature

Mad Max: Fury Road Tops Austin Film Critics Association Awards
Full list of winners, plus who made the best Austin film?
"...lovely, lovely day for director George Miller. The Austin Film Critics Association has selected his return to the postapocalyptic..."

Dec. 29, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

In the Flesh: Film Historian Elizabeth Purchell Leads the Reappraisal of Porn
The archivist sees erotica as a vital chapter in the history of queer liberation
"...knows about Elizabeth Purchell. Those who do know the film historian often pick that knowledge up through her work..."

Aug. 26, 2022 Screens Feature by James Scott

Minari Tops Austin Film Critics Association Awards
Nomadland, Promising Young Woman win big
"...delayed, but it's now in full flow. The Austin Film Critics Association has voted, and announced that Minari is..."

March 24, 2021 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin Film Critics Association Announces 2019 Awards
Local reviewers call Fury Road best film of the decade
"...The Austin Film Critics Association has selected Bong Joon-ho's searing commentary on..."

Jan. 7, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin Film Critics Association Announces 2018's Best Films and More
If Beale Street Could Talk, The Favourite big winners
"...America, has swept the major awards on the Austin Film Critics Association, including Best Film, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best..."

Jan. 7, 2019 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin Film Critics Release 2018 Awards Nominee Lists
Roster includes new stunt and mo-cap categories
"...The Austin Film Critics Association has just released the list of nominees..."

Dec. 28, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Paramount Announces Summer Film Lineup
An embarrassment of cinematic riches await
"...unique and singular city, with a thriving arts and film community. One of those cinematic oases is (and hopefully..."

May 12, 2015 Screens Post by Josh Kupecki

Austin Film Critics Name Boyhood Best of Year
AFCA celebrates locally made Linklater film with four awards
"...The Austin Film Critics Association has given Richard Linklater’s Boyhood top honors..."

Dec. 17, 2014 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Austin Film Critics Association Announces Year-End Awards
The Austin Film Critics Association loves it some bat
"...The Austin Film Critics Association just announced its 2008 awards, with The..."

Dec. 16, 2008 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

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