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Love & Friendship
What took Whit Stillman and Jane Austen so long to find each other?
"...there’s a hearty New World sensibility to Love & Friendship, too. America likes nothing more than a winner, and..."

May 27, 2016 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Exploring Friendship in Ralph Breaks the Internet
Screenwriter and former Austinite Pamela Ribon talks BFFs, online and IRL
"...viewers will find deeply relatable. It's a tale of friendship and the ways we evolve together and – sometimes,..."

Nov. 23, 2018 Screens Feature by Britt Hayes

Turning Fear Into Friendship
"...believe that by taking the bigger step of embracing friendship will overcome fear and achieve greater heights...."

Nov. 9, 2016 Postmarks

Interstellar Friendship in Elijah and the Rock Creature
Canadian kid-friendly sci-fi story playing Other Worlds Austin

Dec. 7, 2018 Screens Post by Shalavé Cawley

Paul Thomas Anderson on His Friendship With Jonathan Demme
Phantom Thread director to receive Texas Film Award

March 2, 2018 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Mina Tannenbaum
"...is much; two are many; three are hardly possible. Friendship needs a certain parallelism of life, a community of..."

Aug. 25, 1995 Movie Review by Robert Faires

The Postman (Il Postino)
"...the southern coast of Italy, the film recounts the friendship between the aging Communist poet and the shy, directionless..."

July 7, 1995 Movie Review by Alison Macor

Strawberry and Chocolate
"...Cuba. The story tracks the development of an improbable friendship between two Cuban men, a friendship colored by the..."

March 3, 1995 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Ralph Breaks the Internet
Disney gets a lot of the bugs out of their arcade franchise
"...(Reilly) and racer Vanellope (Silverman), two misfits who find friendship together. Unfortunately, it was riddled with so many memes..."

Nov. 21, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Shaun of the Dead
This "romantic comedy … with zombies" has a note-perfect mix of humor, horror, love, and death.
"...to top it off, it’s a winning tale of friendship and true love that actually gets it all right..."

Sept. 24, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Career Girls
"...ago, for what, if anything, is left of their friendship. As he's done to great effect in previous films,..."

Aug. 22, 1997 Movie Review by Robert Faires

Two Friends
"...keen eye, Jane Campion relates the intricacies of adolescent friendship in her first feature Two Friends. Written by Helen..."

June 7, 1996 Movie Review by Alison Macor

Where Hope Grows
A sinner finds redemption with the help of a a young man with Down syndrome
"...A tale of redemption through an unlikely friendship, Where Hope Grows is another entry in the ever..."

May 15, 2015 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Ernest & Celestine
The team from A Town Called Panic returns with another animated charmer – this time a tale about interspecies friendship and dentistry.
"...Feature (it lost to Frozen), this tale of interspecies friendship and dentistry is a sublime example of form following..."

April 4, 2014 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Friends With Benefits
This Mila Kunis/Justin Timberlake rom-com is smart enough to decry Hollywood’s romantic clichés but never savvy enough to truly subvert them.
"...the world’s awesomest bottomless buffet, wherein sex and platonic friendship are both for the taking so long as you..."

July 22, 2011 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Bratz
Bring some bratitude and a passion for fashion, and you'll be almost as giddy as a 10-year-old girl.
"...the Bratz give voice to lofty sentiments, such as “friendship is a big deal,” a quick dissolve to junior..."

Aug. 3, 2007 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Steal Big, Steal Little
"...reuniting with his wife Laura (Ticotin), his partnership and friendship with Laura's boss Lou Perilli (Arkin), his damaged friendship..."

Oct. 6, 1995 Movie Review by Alison Macor

The Lovers
"...to attend, of course). Once there, she forms a friendship with Leung San-Pak, who is a spirited, hard-working, young..."

June 30, 1995 Movie Review by Joey O'Bryan

Circle of Friends
"...Friends tells the predictable but nonetheless enchanting tale of friendship, secrets, and sex familiar to anyone who's survived puberty...."

April 7, 1995 Movie Review by Alison Macor

Proof
"...charming and feckless busboy, Andy (Crowe) and discovers real friendship, but it's a friendship he makes almost impossible to..."

June 12, 1992 Movie Review by Kathleen Maher

True Colors
"...are bad. As the modern-day Damon and Pythian whose friendship is destroyed by political ambition, Cusack and Spader founder..."

June 21, 1991 Movie Review by Steve Davis

2020 Oscar-Nominated Short Films: Animated
This year's Academy-loved cartoons push the boundaries of the medium
"...of neighborhoods away), Rosana Sullivan's story of the unlikely friendship between a stray kitten (an adorable hairball with huge,..."

Jan. 31, 2020 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Wonder
Treacly feel-good drama nevertheless has helpful life lessons
"...the ropes before school proper begins, the only real friendship he develops is with “good egg” Jack Will (Jupe),..."

Nov. 17, 2017 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Matt & Ben at the Institution Theater
Mindy Kaling and Brenda Withers use Damon and Affleck to create a hilarious case study in how Hollywood murders friendship
"...it's this: Sometimes the quickest way to destroy a friendship is to create art you believe in with someone..."

Jan. 20, 2017 Arts Review by T. Lynn Mikeska

Shepard & Dark
The turbulent but creative connection between theatre legend Sam Shepard and writer and collector Johnny Dark is explored in this documentary. The film also features the work of a couple of Austin film mavericks: editor Sandra Adair and musician Graham Reynolds.
"...oft-melancholy film about two old friends who’ve maintained said friendship since 1963. That one-half of the pair is playwright-actor-director..."

Oct. 25, 2013 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Gods and Monsters
The final days of the man behind Hollywood's Frankenstein
"...of the story emerges from the unlikely bonds of friendship that grow between the two men. Boone stimulates memories..."

Jan. 1, 1999 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Simon Birch
The sincerity of its players, the level gaze of its camera, and a genuine affection for its story (suggested by John Irving's A Prayer for Owen Meany) keep this film afloat.
"...kills Rebecca. Lessons in love, death, acceptance, understanding, faith, friendship, and fate abound in this little movie -- a..."

Sept. 11, 1998 Movie Review by Hollis Chacona

The Van
"...business relationship between the two men grows, their personal friendship begins to falter and, eventually, almost collapses beneath the..."

July 18, 1997 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Johns
"...pro, John takes Donner under his wing, and the friendship between the two owes much to the relationship between..."

April 4, 1997 Movie Review by Alison Macor

Fantastic Fest Interview: The Boy Behind the Door
David Charbonier and Justin Powell on their dark thriller
"...the Door is really about something much more powerful: Friendship...."

Sept. 27, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

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