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A look at the drama behind a Dior fashion show (Our grade: B)

12:39 pm Apr. 30, 2015

Kenneth Turan | Los Angeles Times

They don’t call it haute couture for nothing.

As the involving new documentary “Dior and I” demonstrates, the “high” in high fashion indicates the complete and total seriousness, the almost religious

Giveaway: ‘Age of Adaline’ tickets

3:48 pm Apr. 29, 2015


Blake Lively’s latest film, “Age of Adaline,” stars her as a woman who has remained 29 years old for almost eight decades. Adaline meets a young man and spends a weekend with his parents, where she makes a decision that will change her life forever.

The movie came out last weekend, but if you haven’t had a chance to see it, we have five

HBO’s “The Leftovers” filming in Austin

11:42 am Apr. 29, 2015

The second season of HBO’s often-intriguing, often-exceptionally depressing series  “The Leftovers” has moved its production from New York to Austin.

The second season will take place in Texas rather than upstate New York. Returning cast members

Comics and blockbusters Q&A with Laura Bishop of Austin Books and Comics

11:39 am Apr. 29, 2015

Austin360’s big summer movie preview (featuring a few famous superheroes) is coming up on Friday, AND Saturday is Free Comic Book day!

Join us for a live chat at 10 a.m. on Friday with Laura Bishop of Austin Books and Comics, who will be discussing Free Comic Book day, the blockbuster movie season and what she’s looking forward to from both.

My 5 picks for summer movies

10:26 am Apr. 28, 2015

We’re doing our big summer movie preview on Friday, and it looks like a big year. While I’m not a fan of the summer season, several movies stand out. Here are my top five (most

Austin movie site Slackerwood to shutter

2:01 pm Apr. 27, 2015

The Austin-based, Austin-focused movie news -n-views website Slackerwood will cease posting new material May 27, Slackerwood editor JetteKernionposted today.

“I feel like it’s time for me to move on,” Kernion said on the site.

“Why close the