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Hilldeston as Hank Williams

9:37 am Aug. 13, 2015

I’m looking forward to the new movie “I Saw the Light,” from Sony Pictures Classics. It’s opening in limited release in late November, but should be in Austin theaters by December.

British actor Tom Hiddleston portrays

First trailer for Tarantino’s ‘Hateful Eight’

11:41 am Aug. 12, 2015

Well, it looks like Quentin Tarantino’s “The Hateful Eight” is gonna be interesting. It’s being released on 70 mm on Dec. 25 in some markets, expanding on Jan. 8.

No word yet on whether Austin will get early screenings, but it seems possible. The movie stars Samuel L. Jackson, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Kurt Russell.

‘Ain’t Them Bodies Saints’ screens tonight

9:48 am Aug. 11, 2015

David Lowery’s “Ain’t Them Bodies Saints” will screen at 7 tonight as part of the Texas Focus Series at the Texas Spirit Theater at the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum.

Writer and director Lowery will

“Ready Player One” slated for Dec. 15, 2017

9:30 am Aug. 10, 2015

Warner Bros. Pictures, Village Roadshow Pictures and DreamWorks Pictures’ “Ready Player One,” the upcoming science-fiction movie to be  directed by Steven Spielberg based on Ernest Cline’s bestseller of the same name, has been given a