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Fantastic Fest Review: Agnes
I will admit, the fact that Oklahoma oddball Mickey Reece had recently become the cinematic flavor of the month left me cold and baffled, especially with his breakout festival hit Climate of the Hunter. Yet the excellence of religious chiller Agnes finally means you can mark me as a true believer.

10:00PM Fri. Sep. 24, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Fantastic Fest Review: Knocking
Grief is ringing a phone number you know will never answer. That's where Molly (Cecilia Milocco) is in Swedish psychological thriller Knocking after the death of her lover, a tragic event that has sent her spiraling mentally and emotionally. But while she makes that pointless call, an older summoning may be reaching out to her.

7:00PM Fri. Sep. 24, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Fantastic Fest Review: The Found Footage Phenomenon
Is that a real paranormal activity in your trousers or are you just happy to mess with my head?

6:20PM Fri. Sep. 24, Marc Savlov Read More | Comment »

Fantastic Fest Review: Cannon Arm and the Arcade Quest
Anders Thomas Jensen will probably watch Cannon Arm and the Arcade Quest and weep. Because the Danish director's constant efforts to sympathetically portray misfits and dorks on-screen may have been eclipsed by this documentary about a man trying to break the world endurance record for playing a videogame.

4:00PM Fri. Sep. 24, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Austin Film Festival Unleashes The Same Storm
Two instant Oscar hopefuls have been added to the Austin Film Festival, with the addition today of Wes Anderson's eagerly awaited newsroom comedy The French Dispatch and the critically lauded C'Mon C'Mon, starring Joaquin Phoenix. But first, the fest (running (Oct. 21-28) must weather The Same Storm.

11:15AM Thu. Sep. 23, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Black Pumas Singer Eric Burton Stars in New Sci-Fi Noir Devexity
Delving into the concept of simulated reality through layered, intertwining narratives, Devexity is a film that surprises you and lingers in your mind long after the credits roll.

11:20AM Mon. Sep. 20, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

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Terror Tuesday and Weird Wednesday Return to the Alamo!
That’s right, possibly rabid filmlovers: After 19 months away, the Alamo Drafthouse’s legendary genre film series Terror Tuesday and Weird Wednesday are set to return next month at Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar.

12:05PM Wed. Sep. 15, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

Austin Film Society’s Doc Days Returns
Austin Film Society’s Doc Days, a celebration of the best in filmmaking’s true tales, only had two annual iterations before COVID-19 derailed its path.

11:01AM Tue. Sep. 14, Katherine McNevins Read More | Comment »

Fantastic Fest Nabs Latest Derrickson-Cargill-Hawke Horror Collab The Black Phone
Fantastic Fest – the Austin-based film festival dedicated to horror, sci-fi, action, and other genre offerings – has announced its final wave of programming for the September event, including a trio of high-profile world premieres.

11:00AM Thu. Sep. 9, Kimberley Jones Read More | Comment »

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