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Linklater doc getting good reviews at Sundance

12:31 pm Jan. 27, 2016

The early reviews for “Richard Linklater: Dream Is Destiny” are coming in … and they’re good.

The movie, directed by Louis Black of the Austin Chronicle and Karen Bernstein, had its premiere on Tuesday at the

‘Cactus Jack’ Garner doc to air on KLRU Thursday

3:06 pm Jan. 19, 2016

The Briscoe Center’s new documentary “Cactus Jack: Lone Star on Capitol Hill” will have its debut on KLRU TV at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, with other airings possible in the following weeks.

It’s the sage of John

Austin’s 2016 Oscar nominee: Don Hertzfeldt

10:02 am Jan. 14, 2016

Austin-based filmmaker Don Hertzfeldt is an Oscar nominee for the animated short “World of Tomorrow.”

Joe Gross wrote this about his movie earlier this year:

Austin animator Don Hertzfeldt’s phenomenal sci-fi short film “World of Tomorrow” is

Silverstein, McAllister going to Sundance Lab

1:14 pm Jan. 11, 2016

“Bull,” a new screenplay by Austin’s Annie Silverstein and Johnny McAllister, is among 12 projects selected for the 2016 January Screenwriters Lab, a five-day workshop at the Sundance Resort in Utah, on Jan. 15 through

Bradley Jackson talks “Balls Out”

1:10 pm Jun. 17, 2015

Would you like to see a movie called “Balls Out” — starring Jake Lacy, “Saturday Night Live” cast members Jay Pharoah and Kate McKinnon, “Twilight” star Nikki Reed, Beck Bennett and Nick Kocher and Brian