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Five takeaways from an interview with Jeff Nichols at AFF

9:39 am Oct. 14, 2016

Thursday afternoon, Austin director Jeff Nichols, whose movie “Loving” opened the Austin Film Festival Thursday night, sat down for a chat with Christopher Boone, who is currently wrapping up work on “Cents,” his first feature film

Alamo Drafthouse’s Ritz theater celebrates 87 years

4:22 pm Oct. 13, 2016

Happy 87th birthday, Ritz theater! You don’t look a day over 86.

The Ritz, now an Alamo Drafthouse theater, opened on Oct. 13, 1929, and the Austin American-Statesman had a special hand in its grand opening.