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‘Everybody Wants Some:’ The jocks are all right

11:15 am Mar. 31, 2016

As enjoyable as moments are in Richard Linklater’s “Everybody Wants Some” — and there are plenty in this very well-acted, well-shot, elegantly edited comedy — how you feel about it by the end might revolve

Austin Film Society grants open for submissions

10:07 am Mar. 31, 2016

The Austin Film Society’s annual fund for emerging Texas filmmakers, the AFS Grant, is open for submissions.

During this year’s grant cycle, AFS will hand out more than $100,000 in cash grants. The application is online at, as are grant instructions, a grant writing tip sheet and information about live instructional workshops offered in El Paso, Dallas, Houston, Forth Worth and Austin. Since 1996, the society has awarded

Tribeca Festival yanks anti-vaccination film by Texas filmmaker

11:56 am Mar. 30, 2016

Robert DeNiro, founder and director of the Tribeca Film Festival, has yanked the anti-vaccination documentary “Vaxxed: From Cover-up to Conspiracy” from the lineup.

Directed by anti-vaccination activist, Austin resident and discredited autism guru Andrew Wakefield, the

‘Krisha’ deals with a very rocky homecoming

11:15 am Mar. 24, 2016

The character of Krisha is an aging alcoholic who’s full of dread and foreboding but who’s going home for a family celebration. The press notes say that it’s Thanksgiving, but the movie never says what

‘Eye in the Sky’ shows dilemmas of modern warfare

11:15 am Mar. 24, 2016

Colin Covert – Minneapolis Star Tribune

The two-edged sword of combating terrorism through unmanned strikes is the focus of “Eye in the Sky.” Helen Mirren stars as an all-business British colonel remotely leading a crucial drone operation