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Austin Film Festival and Texas Book Festival on different weekends.

3:17 pm Dec. 2, 2014

It’s official.

The Texas Book Festival is Oct. 17-18, 2015.

The Austin Film Festival is Oct. 29 to Nov. 5, 2015.

This is the most important news you will get today. Or maybe it’s the most important news I and every other arts journalist will get today.

Get used to this: ‘Boyhood’ starts piling up awards

11:39 am Dec. 2, 2014

Year-end awards lists and best-ofs are starting to be compiled, and it’s a shock to absolutely nobody to see Austin filmmaker Richard Linklater’s “Boyhood” pick up a few trophies.

The New York Film Critics Circle named

Five essential Mike Nichols movies

12:24 pm Nov. 20, 2014

The comedy world went into mourning Thursday morning with the news that legendarylkwood” (1984): The oddly forgotten drama. Meryl Streep plays nuclear power whistle-blower Karen Silkwood, who died in 1974. A nerve-wracking film even if

ForeverFest starts Friday!

10:59 am Nov. 12, 2014

Are you now or have you ever been a girlie girl? Are you a dude and simply into girlie culture?

Then you might very well enjoy the Highball. However, tickets for most individual eventst. We’ll