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‘Black Sea’ offers plenty of thrills (Our grade: B)

12:00 pm Jan. 29, 2015

Scottish director Kevin Macdonald, who’s best known for the Oscar-winning “The Last King of Scotland,” knows how to build tension, and his talents are on full display in “Black Sea,” a claustrophobic submarine thriller.


More details on Malick’s ‘Knight of Cups’

4:34 pm Jan. 28, 2015

Film fans have been wondering what Austin director Terrence Malick’s “Knight of Cups” is all about.

The highly secretive director hasn’t given many clues, but the questions will be answered Feb. 8, when “Knight of Cups”

Watch: New ‘Fantastic Four’ teaser trailer definitely promises doom

11:42 am Jan. 27, 2015

Remember 2005’s “Fantastic Four,” with its foam-suited Michael Chiklises, poorly-dyed Jessica Albas and scenery-chewing “Nip/Tuck” actors? How about its sequel, “Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer”? (That movie translated a classic comic antagonist to the big

‘Goodbye to Language 3D’ to screen in Austin

11:22 am Jan. 27, 2015

Jean-Luc Godard, the French New Wave auteur who shot to fame with 1960’s “Breathless,” has a new movie that’s opening in Austin on Friday, but there’s a caveat. It’s screening only once a day, and