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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

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.

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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

An early look at year-end movie awards

12:27 pm Dec. 2, 2015

The race for year-end movie awards is picking up steam this week, with various announcements from critics groups as well as a narrowing down in a certain categories by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts