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West Anderson Becomes Wes Anderson
What do you get if you cross Wes Anderson with a ticket for The French Dispatch? All the way to the Alamo Village. Sorry, not much of a joke, but then the city of Austin renaming West Anderson as Wes Anderson isn't a joke, either.

4:00PM Tue. Nov. 9, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Austin Film Festival Review: The Automat
Lisa Hurwitz’s The Automat is a lovely look back at, well, the automat. Specifically, the Horn & Hardart Automat restaurants found in Philadelphia and New York City from their beginnings in 1902 right down to the closing of their last location in 1991.

2:02PM Fri. Nov. 5, Sarah Jane Read More | Comment »

Jim Cummings and PJ McCabe Pass The Beta Test
There aren't many stars in indie cinema but, much as he might blanch at the idea, Jim Cummings is one of them. After his new sharp-fanged satire, The Beta Test, had its Austin debut during Fantastic Fest, he was politely, and with socially-distanced respect, mobbed.

6:00PM Wed. Nov. 3, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

He-Man Returns From the Dead in New Trailer for Masters of the Universe: Revelation
Wait, he still has the power? At the end of the first season of Masters of the Universe: Revelation, He-Man wasn't looking so great, having been stabbed through the gut by a resurrected Skeletor while still transforming from weakling Prince Adam. Can Austin's own Powerhouse Animation save the day?

2:00PM Wed. Nov. 3, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Austin Film Festival Announces 2021 Award Winners
Austin Film Festival has announced the winners of the 2021 audience and jury awards, as well as the script competition, with indie drama Disfluency and historical documentary Larry Flynt for President taking the top awards.

4:37PM Tue. Nov. 2, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

First Look: Robert Rodriguez Opens The Book of Boba Fett in New Trailer
Well, we may never get Machete in Space, but Robert Rodriguez is giving us the next best thing with the first trailer for the new Star Wars series for Disney+, The Book of Boba Fett.

11:00AM Mon. Nov. 1, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

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Austin Film Festival Reviews: The Souvenir Part II
Death is a table with an empty chair in a familiar restaurant. It's a view from a window. It's the L on the door to the flat that young filmmaker Julie (Honor Swinton Byrne) shared with Anthony before he let his heroin addiction wreck their relationship, and finally take his life.

4:00PM Fri. Oct. 29, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Austin Film Festival Review: Disfluency
“As you know, speech is not perfect, because we are not perfect.” These first words of Austin Film Festival Narrative Drama jury award winner Disfluency are uttered by a professor as student Jane (Libe Barer) dreams.

3:53PM Fri. Oct. 29, Adrienne Hunter Read More | Comment »

Austin Film Festival Review: Holidays at all Costs
Fred (Oumar Diaw) is a loving husband and father who just wants to please his family while not causing any trouble. He’s an honest and hardworking man, but not everyone else around him is the same.

4:54PM Thu. Oct. 28, Adrienne Hunter Read More | Comment »

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