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Jenna Davis, The Voice of M3GAN
Viral social media success doesn't guarantee ticket sales (just ask Snakes on a Plane). But over the weekend the TikTok fascination with comedy-horror M3GAN translated into a $30 million three-day-opening. Not that invisible star Jenna Davis was paying that much attention.

2:00PM Fri. Jan. 13, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Everything Everywhere All At Once Wins Everything at the Austin Film Critics Association Award
Nine months ago, phantasmagorical adventure Everything Everywhere All At Once vaulted into the hearts of Austin audiences with its world premiere at SXSW: now the multiversal comedy has taken a victory lap with a near clean sweep in the Austin Film Critics Association's 2022 awards.

4:25PM Wed. Jan. 11, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

SXSW Goes Monster Hunting With Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Amongst Thieves
Unsheathe your broad sword and unpack your boom stick. South By Southwest has just announced that Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves will be this year's opening night film, while eagerly-anticipated horror sequel Evil Dead Rise is also part of this year's headliners.

2:00PM Wed. Jan. 11, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Jonathan Majors, Janet and John Pierson, Michael De Luca Honored by the Texas Film Awards
The year of Jonathan Majors continues. Not only is he starring in the upcoming Marvel movie Ant Man & The Wasp: Quantumania and new Rocky spinoff Creed III, but the Devotion star has just been announced as the recipient of this year’s Rising Star Award at the 21st annual Texas Film Awards.

2:10PM Tue. Jan. 10, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

SXSW Brings the Cosmos to Austin
South by Southwest is getting ready to expand your view of the cosmos with the announcement of a truly cosmic key note centering on NASA's James Webb Space Telescope at this year's festival (March 10-19).

11:00AM Tue. Jan. 10, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Mystery Switches and Other Hidden Secrets of Shin Ultraman
Shhhh. Shinji Higuchi has a little secret. If you look very, very carefully in the right ear of Ultraman, the giant robot superhero of his new film Shin Ultraman, he's hidden a switch.

6:00AM Sat. Jan. 7, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

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William Shatner, Still Boldly Going
If you write the words William Shatner says to you and read them back, you automatically hear them in William Shatner’s voice.

6:00AM Fri. Jan. 6, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Austin Film Critics Association Announces 2022 Awards Short Lists
Austin's iteration of award season is officially on the calendar, as the Austin Film Critics Association has announced its short lists for its 2023 awards - including the five nominees for the Austin Film Award, given to a film directed by Austin residents.

6:39PM Wed. Jan. 4, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Damien Chazelle and the Fall of Silent Hollywood in Babylon
Video killed the radio star, they say, but the talkies wiped out a whole era of silent cinema, and left a body count of actors who just couldn't survive the transition. For filmmaker Damien Chazelle, it was "this brutal, cataclysmic thing that was more brutal, more sordid, more tragic than I'd been lead to believe."

7:00AM Thu. Dec. 22, 2022, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

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