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Matthew McConaughey has had enough of your car horns

11:59 am Jun. 27, 2016

Austin spirit animal Matthew McConaughey is a benevolent figure.  He just wants to live and let L-i-v(-i-n).

But he does not want Austin to become a city full of drivers that honk at each other.

As he

About a half-hour of “The Day The Clown Cried” is now online. See it before someone takes it down

1:28 pm Jun. 17, 2016

“The Day The Clown Cried” is one of the most infamous films ever lensed. Even after it was actively suppressed by its creator soon after completion, its staggering lack of taste has become the stuff of legend.

In the early 1970s, Jerry Lewis wrote, directed and starred in a story about a German circus clown named Helmut Doork who ends up in a concentration camp during World War II. Though not

Four movies to see this weekend: “Dory” “Beauty and the Beast,” “A Brighter Summer Day” and “Raiders!”

12:58 pm Jun. 17, 2016

It’s not going to rain this weekend (we think) but it’s going to be in the high 90s. Movies have air conditioning.

“Finding Dory:” I am not made of stone, people.

“Beauty and the Beast.” Cocteau’s still-stunning, dreamy fairytale masterpiece remains a cinematic feast for the soul in all its black and white glory. (Please note: this is not the Disney version.) 8 to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday. $7-$10. AFS