Austin Film News Mega-Feed

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  • AFS Viewfinders - Happy 78th Birthday Warren Beatty - 4 hours ago
    As an actor, producer, director and all-around creative force in Hollywood, Warren Beatty is justly celebrated, but probably not enough. BONNIE & CLYDE, for instance, which more than any other movie, kicked off the New Hollywood era, would probably have been a dreadful, forgettable formula picture without his work...
  • Austin Chronicle - Alex Gibney Strikes Again - 1 day ago
    Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief premieres
  • Slackerwood - Movies This Week: March 27 - April 2, 2015 - 3 days ago
     The Austin Film Society really knows the way to my heart. A brand new series begins this evening at the Marchesa called "Perfect Criminals: The '70s French Noir Connection" and you can buy a full series pass or grab individual tickets for the five French crime classics that AFS will be unspooling in the weeks to...
  • Slackerwood - SXSW Review: 7 Chinese Brothers - 3 days ago
    Austin filmmaker Bob Byington likes to set his films in an environment many of us recognize and understand: the featureless, tidy, chain-populated world of the lower-rent suburbs. His characters often work thankless jobs that actually exist in the real world, often in food service. They live in dumpy rentals, they...
  • Austin Chronicle - One in a Crowd: "Hit" - 3 days ago
    Dark comedy with Rooster Teeth connections needs crowdfunding
  • Austin Chronicle - <i>It Follows</i> Goes Everywhere - 4 days ago
    Director David Robert Mitchell on finding horror in Detroit
  • Austin Movie Blog - Jeff Nichols, Woody Allen, Todd Haynes will likely play Cannes - 4 days ago
    Variety just published their annual “these will probably be at Cannes” list; on there is Austin director Jeff Nichols’ “Midnight Special,” starring Adam Driver and Michael Shannon. “Inside Out” Also  shouted out: Woody Allen’s  “Irrational Man,” starring Joaquin Phoenix and Emma Stone,...
  • Other Worlds Austin - Cthulhu vs. BeautifulPeople.com - 4 days ago
    Man, the dating life is rough. After trying eHarmony and PlentyOfFish.com, I still haven't gone on a single date. I thought my problem was that I've been focusing on quantity over quality. So I decided to sign up for BeautifulPeople.com.
  • Austin Movie Blog - Paramount to host free screening of “A Night at the Opera” - 4 days ago
    A Night at the Opera The Paramount Theatre will host a free 80th anniversary screening of the Marx Brothers’ “A Night at the Opera” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 1. As many of you know, “A Night” is considered to be one of the best Marx Brothers films, and its screening is part of a...
  • Slackerwood - SXSW 2015: Elizabeth's Focus on Female Filmmakers Leads Her to DuVernay, Prince-Bythewood - 4 days ago
    I took the Monday of SXSW off work as soon as I heard Gina Prince-Bythewood was scheduled to appear that day. This was the first SXSW I was drawn to attend any of the conference events at the festival -- usually I just stick to the movies. But getting to hear the director of Beyond the Lights (including one of my...
  • AFS Viewfinders - Watch This: Video From the Moving and Funny L.M. Kit Carson Tribute Panel at AFS - 4 days ago
    On March 11 we were honored to host a special screening of DAVID HOLZMAN'S DIARY in memorial tribute to L.M. Kit Carson who died on October 20 of last year. Carson, who acted (brilliantly) in Jim McBride's seminal underground classic as the titular character, also wrote, produced and directed many films of his own and...
  • Austin Movie Blog - ‘Seymour’ is Ethan Hawke’s moving look at pianist Bernstein (Our grade: B+) - 4 days ago
    Seymour Bernstein, a pianist, is the subject of Ethan Hawke’s documentary “Seymour: An Introduction.” By Betsy Sharkey – Los Angeles Times Ethan Hawke’s documentary on pianist Seymour Bernstein is very much like the sonatas Bernstein plays so beautifully, teaches so insightfully — quietly moving, infinitely...
  • Austin Movie Blog - ‘Wrecking Crew’ tracks legendary behind-the-scenes musicians (Our grade: B) - 4 days ago
    Brian Wilson and Hal Blaine in “The Wrecking Crew.” By Kenneth Turan – Los Angeles Times To Beach Boys guru Brian Wilson, “they were the ones with all the spirit and all the know-how.” To Nancy Sinatra, they were “unsung heroes,” to Herb Alpert, “an established groove machine.” And to celebrated songwriter...
  • Austin Movie Blog - ‘It Follows’ rises above the horror pack (Our grade: B) - 4 days ago
    Maika Monroe stars in the horror film “It Follows.” By Roger Moore – Tribune News Service It’s nearly impossible, in our horror-glutted culture, to find a novel spin to the classic tropes of scary movies. But David Robert Mitchell does just that with “It Follows.” It’s a chased-by-zombie-walking-demons...