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  • The Daily Texan - 'The Blue Room' fails to bring out any passion due to a bad script and measly runtime - 6 hours ago
    Whether someone would enjoy “The Blue Room” or not depends on their predilection for French films. Those who are into mysteries may find something in this small film, but it is likely that casual moviegoers will be turned off by this heavily flawed art-house piece. While the film includes a stunning score...
  • AFS Viewfinders - Anna May Wong: In Her Own Words - 8 hours ago
    This short piece from the Women Make Movies YouTube channel shows us some rare footage of the great Chinese-American star Anna May Wong. She was a true star, though sometimes the parts she played were smaller than she deserved. She is one of those stars who makes an instant connection with audiences today, who have...
  • Austin Movie Blog - AFF kicks off with lively discussions about writers, directors - 8 hours ago
    The often uneasy relationship between directors and screenwriters was a big topic at the Austin Film Festival and Conference on Thursday, which kicked off with a session featuring “True Detective” director Cary Fukunaga. “True Detective,” a dark HBO series starring Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson, has been...
  • Austin Movie Blog - Changes to AFF conference - 9 hours ago
    The Austin Film Festival announced several changes in its conference schedule on Thursday afternoon, after their programs had gone to press — and after our preview at the American-Statesman was published. Most important is the time for the panel called A Conversation With Jim Sheridan, who’s being given...
  • Alamo Drafthouse - Turn back the clock - 9 hours ago
    It was the year the Euro was established and the ill-fated Napster was launched. It was also a year that gave us a goldmine of memorable movies, including THE MATRIX, NOTTING HILL, MAGNOLIA, AMERICAN BEAUTY and ELECTION. To celebrate the glory of 1999, we've picked nine films that we think provide a panoramic...
  • Alamo Drafthouse - Turn back the clock - 9 hours ago
    It was the year the Euro was established and the ill-fated Napster was launched. It was also a year that gave us a goldmine of memorable movies, including THE MATRIX, NOTTING HILL, MAGNOLIA, AMERICAN BEAUTY and ELECTION. To celebrate the glory of 1999, we've picked nine films that we think provide a panoramic...
  • Slackerwood - AFF 2014: All About the Theaters - 12 hours ago
    Austin Film Festival has made very few changes to its standard list of theatrical screening venues for 2014.For the conference, the primary venues will be the Driskill Hotel (of course), the Stephen F. Austin Hotel, and St. David's Episcopal Church (aka my favorite place to park during film festivals). But our focus...
  • Austin Chronicle - Forever Fest Hits Its Sophomore Year - 13 hours ago
    Get your squee on Nov. 14-16
  • Alamo Drafthouse - The Forever Fest 2014 Schedule Is Here! - 13 hours ago
    Forever Fest, a weekend celebration of girlie pop culture, is back for its sophomore year! We had a blast being the new kid in school in 2013 (check out the recap of our freshman festival here), and our second year promises to be even bigger and better. Not only are we moving to a new table in the cafeteria (Alamo...
  • Alamo Drafthouse - Dazed and Confused Beer Dinner - 15 hours ago
    In honor of Austin Beer Week we are having a party at the moontower!! Okay, well not at the moontower exactly but the Dazed and Confused nature of this menu will have you believing that you have climbed the tower to the top. From working with local farmer Jack Waite of Agua Dulce Farms to provide some very special...
  • Alamo Drafthouse - In November, we welcome you to Dystopia - 16 hours ago
    Immerse yourself in future worlds, be it the sand-crusted outback, a pitch black metropolis, or a spotless white dome. Anticipating THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PT. 1 has dystopia on our minds, and we'll be showing some of the greats of the genre. Included in this series we have: The MAD MAX Trilogy DARK...
  • Slackerwood - AFF 2014: Thursday Film and Panel Picks - 16 hours ago
    Believe it or not, the 21st annual Austin Film Festival starts today. If you're a procrastinator or chronic second-guesser (that's me) you probably haven't mapped out a definite schedule yet, but you know what? That's okay. To help you along, Debbie has offered her film and panel picks for the entire festival and I'll...
  • Austin Movie Blog - Review: Stock characters yell stock lines in ‘Exists’ (Our grade: C) - 1 day ago
    Sasquatch in “Exists.” (MCT) By Roger Moore McClatchy-Tribune News Service It comes as no surprise that some of the folks who made “The Blair Witch Project,” the definitive found-footage horror film, do a solid job with “Exists,” a found-footage bigfoot thriller. »Read the full review on MyStatesman.com |...
  • Austin Movie Blog - Review: ‘Green Prince’ documents case of real-life espionage (Our grade: B+) - 1 day ago
    Mosab Hassan Yousef in “The Green Prince.” MUSIC BOX FILMS By Kenneth Turan Los Angeles Times As readers of spy fiction know, every secret agent has a handler, the person to whom the undercover operative reports. We’ve read about it in novels by Graham Greene and John le Carré, but how might it work in...