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Discordant Movie
There are “normal” mainstream films. There are strange, artsy films. And then there is Frank, a film that lies somewhere in between — though where exactly that is will depend on ...
Most Popular Stories
It's Labor Day, which means backyard barbecues, lakeside beach hangs and parties galore. It also means you're gonna need some conversation fodder. Take a look at our top ...
Heartfelt Independent Film
Awkward road trips involving dysfunctional families seem to be the theme of every other independent film, but that doesn’t mean that there isn’t room for another good one ...
Mysterious Rom-Com
If you think all romantic comedies are the same, you'd be wise to check out The One I Love, which is now available on iTunes. It centers around Ethan ...
Labor Day Fun
Labor Day weekend is upon us. We're here to make sure your summer ends with bang and not a whimper with the 10 best events and activities for your ...
Night Out with James Moody
The sun has set on one of those scorching Austin evenings and James Moody is dropping me off on the east side. We’ve just finished a fantastic evening of ...
Love Thy Neighbor
Fans of Dan Savage — whether for his syndicated column in Seattle's The Stranger, his podcast Savage Love or his work on This American Life — have come to expect subversive ...
Navigating Out of Bounds
Out of Bounds Comedy Festival is our first reminder that festival season is upon us. It’s also one of the city’s most expansive comedy events, with more than ...
Another Emmy for Parsons
It's been a really good year for Jim Parsons. Having just negotiated an obscenely big raise of $1 million per episode for portraying genius physicist Sheldon Cooper in The ...
Campus Neighborhood Guide
When I made the decision to move from the east side to the campus area last year, some of my, ahem, hipper friends furrowed their brows and asked, "Why do ...
This Isn't Mad Men
Certain films seem to have it made based on who’s involved, and Are You Here is one such movie. Written and directed by Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner, and ...
Museum Madness
Something that often — and unfairly — gets overlooked about Austin is our plethora of museums and galleries. From the world class Blanton Museum of Art to the lesser known "Bugs, Bones ...
Teen Love Conquers All
The 2014 summer season has already seen one highly anticipated film based on a sad-but-uplifting young adult book, The Fault in Our Stars. But there’s always room for another ...
Austin Film Fest News
The Austin Film Festival has announced the initial world premieres, Texas premieres and filmmakers slated for its 21st anniversary season this fall. This year's festival, which runs October 23-30 ...
Pretty Pretty Perry
The Internet can be such a dark, sad place. But it can also turn, say, a really good mugshot of Governor Rick Perry into a magical meme. Mere minutes after ...
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