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  • Original Alamo - Lubbock! See THE CONGRESS, a surreal animated treat starring Robin Wright, this weekend! - 5 hours ago
    THE CONGRESS is one of the most ambitious movies you will see this year. A heady, breathtakingly realized science-fiction story with its tendrils dug deep within a very real, very tangible human story, THE CONGRESS is a movie operating at a higher level than most movies – it is one of those wonderfully layered...
  • Original Alamo - Tell ‘em Large Marge sent you at this week’s PEE-WEE’S BIG ADVENTURE QUOTE-ALONG - 7 hours ago
    If you grew up sometime during the ‘80s, there’s a good chance that somewhere within your center exists a soft spot for the 1985 comedy PEE-WEE’S BIG ADVENTURE. Maybe it’s the incredible score by Danny Elfman. It could be the tireless performance by Paul Reubens as Pee-wee Herman, perpetually...
  • Austin Chronicle - AFS Grants Announced - 9 hours ago
    $115,000 awarded to filmmakers
  • Original Alamo - See a new 4K digital restoration of ROBOCOP this month in Houston! - 9 hours ago
    It's hard to deny that there has been a glut of superhero movies hitting the big screen lately. It’s hard to swing a cat without hitting a comic book fanatic eagerly awaiting the big screen debut of their favorite four-color hero. The ’80s, though, were a different time. In a decade known for excess...
  • Original Alamo - ABCS OF DEATH 2 Gets A Very Red Red Band Trailer - 11 hours ago
    We are on the verge of getting a new ABCs of Death movie. If that doesn’t please you, I’m not sure we can hang. If that has the potential to please you but you’re waiting for proof that it will be as gory as the original, today is your day. This trailer for the film is thoroughly not safe for...
  • Slackerwood - Semi-TAMI-Flashback: Missing Molly Ivins - 1 day ago
    I'm writing this on Sunday, August 31. If Molly Ivins were still alive, it would be her 70th birthday. And today is Labor Day, so it seems like a fine time to remember my favorite political columnist through movie and video clips.Actually, Don writing a TAMI Flashback about John Henry Faulk (go read it when you're...
  • Statesman - Austin Movie Blog: Austin's Green and Bullock team up for 'Our Brand Is Crisis, - 1 day ago
    Austin director David Gordon Green is teaming up with Austin actress Sandra Bullock for a political dramedy titled “Our Brand Is Crisis,” a fictional remake of a 2005 documentary about how James Carville and his band of consultants helped elect an unpopular candidate in a 2003 Bolivian election, Variety...
  • Statesman - Austin Movie Blog: Capital City Black Film Festival starts today - 1 day ago
    The Capital City Black Film Festival kicks off its second year today at the Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Road. Registration begins at 4 p.m., followed by a 6 p.m. mixer and opening reception. Workshops and screenings begin Friday morning, followed by screenings, starting at 11 a.m. And the ...
  • Statesman - Austin Movie Blog: AGLIFF announces lineup - 1 day ago
    The Austin Gay & Lesbian International Film Festival announced its lineup today, with screenings of three high-profile documentaries: “Matt Shepard Is a Friend of Mine,” “Regarding Susan Sontag” and “Dior and I.” The festival will be held Sept. 10-14 at the new Alamo South, with...
  • Statesman - Austin Movie Blog: Free 'Birdcage' screening at Paramount - 1 day ago
    In honor of the late actor Robin Williams, the Paramount Theatre is hosting a free screening at 7 p.m. Sunday of "The Birdcage," the 1996 comedy co-starring Nathan Lane. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m., and people will be admitted on a first-come, first-serve basis. No tickets or RSVPs are ...
  • Statesman - Austin Movie Blog: Austin Film Festival announces first slate of 2014 programming - 1 day ago
    The Austin Film Festival announced Wednesday its first slate of films for 2014, with screenings Oct. 23-30. The complete list, including short films, competition titles, and conference panels, will be announced in mid-September. The centerpiece film (their words, not mine) is writer/director Mike "The Mind of the...
  • Statesman - Austin Movie Blog: Sin City gets clobbered at the box office - 1 day ago
    Nine years is apparently too long between “Sin City” movies. Robert Rodriguez’s “Sin City: A Dame to Kill For” opened in eighth place the weekend of Aug. 22 to 24 with just $6.48 million in 2,894 theaters for a rough average $2,238 per screen. The original opened in first in ...
  • Statesman - Austin Movie Blog: Second Wave of Programming Fantastic Fest Announced - 1 day ago
     Fantastic Fest, which celebrates its 10th anniversary this year,   announced the second wave of events, special guests and film programming Wednesday. The big screenings so far are "John Wick," starring Keanu Reeves, with a red carpet gala screening with Reeves and directors David Leitch and Chad Stahelski...
  • Statesman - Austin Movie Blog: Drafthouse acquires 'Amira & Sam' - 1 day ago
    Austin-based Drafthouse Films said Thursday that it has acquired the U.S. distribution right to Sean Mullin’s romantic comedy, “Amira & Sam.” The movie, which had its world premiere at the Seattle International Film Festival earlier this year, stars Martin Starr ("Silicon Valley", "Freaks and...