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Let’s talk about the Golden Globes nominations

1:22 pm Dec. 10, 2015

“Carol,” Todd Haynes’ often-gorgeous adaptation of Patricia Highsmith’s novel “The Price of Salt,” scored big in the 73rd annual Golden Globe awards race with nominations for best drama, a best director nomination for Haynes, acting

New ‘Macbeth’ is a mumbling mess (Our grade: D)

1:15 pm Dec. 10, 2015

Mick LaSalle – San Francisco Chronicle

The failure of director Justin Kurzel’s “Macbeth” is all the more disappointing in that the world is once again ready for this particular Shakespearean tragedy. An era-defining “Macbeth” would be

Surprise: Austin gets a ‘Star Wars’ screening

4:45 pm Dec. 7, 2015

Austin film critics will be able to see an early screening of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” after all. We reported on this site earlier that no screening would be held, and that information came

Louis Black’s Linklater doc to debut at Sundance Jan. 26

4:29 pm Dec. 7, 2015

Austin Chronicle and SXSW co-founder, Louis Black’s début documentary “Richard Linklater – dream is destiny” will première at the Sundance Film Festival Jan. 26.

The doc, which focuses on the life and career of the Austin

Star Wars art coming to Austin Friday

2:23 pm Dec. 7, 2015

Is there a Star Wars fan in your life who has absolutely, positively everything?

Starting Friday, an exhibit of officially licensed Star Wars artwork will be available for purchase in an exhibition at Art on

Other Worlds Austin starts TONIGHT!

11:29 am Dec. 3, 2015

Other Worlds Austin, the city’s only science fiction film festival, starts tonight at the Galaxy Highland. It continues Friday and Saturday.

The U.S. première of Özgür Yildirim’s “Boy 7,” the German-language adaptation of a popular Dutch

An early look at year-end movie awards

12:27 pm Dec. 2, 2015

The race for year-end movie awards is picking up steam this week, with various announcements from critics groups as well as a narrowing down in a certain categories by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts