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Robert Rodriguez honors Bill Paxton at Texas Film Awards

9:37 am Mar. 10, 2017

While the Texas Film Awards Thursday night were about celebrating the many accomplishments of the film industry, organizers paused the celebrations to remember two Texas film industry heavyweights that died in the last year: Debbie Reynolds

Today is ‘From Dusk Till Dawn Day’ in Austin

1:59 pm Aug. 25, 2015

Happy “From Dusk Till Dawn Day?”

That’s right; Mayor Steve Adler met with Austin filmmaker Robert Rodriguez at Troublemaker Studios on Monday to make the official proclamation: Aug. 25, 2015 is “From Dusk Till Dawn Day.”


Robert Rodriguez hired for live-action “Jonny Quest”

2:19 pm May. 27, 2015

Deadline reported Tuesday that Austin director Robert Rodriguez has been tapped by Warner Bros to direct a live action version of the animated classic “Jonny Quest.” Rodriguez and Terry Rossio are working on a script