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  • Slackerwood - Movies This Week: April 18-24, 2014 - 2 days ago
    Austin Film Society is serving up one more screening of Beyond The Hills this evening at the Marchesa as part of their New Romanian Cinema series. AFS is offering its members a special sneak preview of local filmmaker Chris Eska's The Retrieval (Don's review) Sunday afternoon. I caught this haunting Civil War...
  • Slackerwood - Dallas IFF Reviews: 'Tomato Republic' and 'Cowboys of Color' - 2 days ago
    In the crumbling small town of Jacksonville, known as the Tomato Capital of Texas, a speeding train is coming -- not the frequent trains residents hear almost continually, but a heated mayoral race.That's the premise of Tomato Republic, a documentary featurette that premiered at the 2014 Dallas International Film...
  • Slackerwood - Review: Cuban Fury - 2 days ago
    What better way to charm a lady than to display your dance moves?Nick Frost (Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz) leads the cast in British dance-comedy Cuban Fury as Bruce, a middle-management type in a mechanical design office. His boss Drew, played quite creepily by Chris O'Dowd (The IT Crowd, Bridesmaids), constantly...
  • Austin Chronicle - Kickstart Your Weekend: 'The Big Spoon' - 2 days ago
    A chance to help put more women behind the camera
  • Original Alamo - Houston: Introducing $5 Late Shows at the Alamo! - 2 days ago
    We love late nights at the Alamo, and now you can enjoy them at a deep discount! For a limited time only all Sunday through Thursday shows after 9:30 pm are only $5!  This offer is only valid from April 20th through April 30th, so get your discounted late night movie fix while you can. BUY TICKETS...
  • Slackerwood - Review: Transcendence - 3 days ago
    Wally Pfister has spent almost fifteen years as Christopher Nolan's go-to cinematographer. From Memento to The Dark Knight Rises, he's been behind the camera capturing incredible action-packed movies. For his directorial debut he chose a cyberthriller and packed it with terrific actors, even getting Nolan to...
  • Original Alamo - THIS MAY WE CELEBRATE THE BIG BADS! - 3 days ago
    Villains! They’re what make your favorite heroes heroic. They’re the engines that drive conflict in many of the greatest movies. And every now and again they’re more interesting, more dynamic than the hero. This May, the Alamo Drafthouse and BIRTH. MOVIES. DEATH., the magazine centered on the...
  • Slackerwood - Dallas IFF Review: Produce - 3 days ago
    Filmmaker Chris Dowling, an alumnus of the radio-TV-film program at The University of Texas at Austin, wrote and directed family drama Produce, which debuted at the Dallas International Film Festival last week. Although this film deals with some heavy-hearted issues, overall Produce is an engaging and entertaining...
  • Austin Film Festival - 7 Reasons to Submit Your Film to AFF - 3 days ago
    04.16.14 | Liz, Erin, Harrison To complement last week’s blog post from Chris Lowell and Mo Narag and their seven lessons for up-and-coming filmmakers, the film department has assembled an additional seven reasons to submit your film to this year’s competition.  Creative Director, Erin Hallagan, Senior Programmer, Liz...
  • Slackerwood - Dallas IFF 2014: Farah White, 'About Mom and Dad' - 4 days ago
    If I had to place a wager on who will "out-Mars" Austin talent Jonny Mars with the number of film projects that one Texan can possibly be associated with in one year, my bet for the top contender is Dallas-based Farah White. At this year's Dallas International Film Festival, White was involved in five films as either...
  • Austin Chronicle - Ready to Get 'Nasty'? - 4 days ago
    Local filmmakers mine talent from Austin drag scene
  • Slackerwood - Cine Las Americas Announces 2014 Lineup - 5 days ago
    Cine Las Americas announced their full film lineup last week in preparation for their upcoming festival, which takes place April 22-27. his is the 17th year for the fest, and the list of events includes thought-provoking and unique films from all over the world.The kickoff will take place Tuesday night, April 22 at 7...
  • Fantastic Fest - Pre-Order the Outrageous “Total Package” Edition of The Final Member Today! - 5 days ago
    Jonah Bekhor and Zach Math's uproarious doc The Final Member hits theaters this Friday. The film tackles the human drive for immortality: how do we want to be remembered? How far would we go to be remembered? For three men, the answer stems from the same root: the donation to the Icelandic Phallological Museum...
  • Original Alamo - Pre-Order the Outrageous “Total Package” Edition of The Final Member Today! - 5 days ago
    Jonah Bekhor and Zach Math's uproarious doc The Final Member hits theaters this Friday. The film tackles the human drive for immortality: how do we want to be remembered? How far would we go to be remembered? For three men, the answer stems from the same root: the donation to the Icelandic Phallological Museum...