March 4, 2021

Charles Ealy

Charles Ealy is a former movies editor for The Dallas Morning News and Austin American-Statesman.

Austin Film Society hosts virtual Middle East film series through March

The Austin Film Society is hosting a series of virtual screenings called the 'Children of Abraham/Ibrahim: Films of the Middle East and Beyond.' The films in the series, which is...

Violet Crown Cinema announces RSVP Cinema

The Violet Crown Cinema in downtown Austin will be reopening on a limited basis March 5, kicking off a program called RSVP Cinema. It’s the first phase of reopening since...

Film review: ‘Minari’ tugs at the heartstrings while celebrating the American dream

“Minari” is probably the most accessible subtitled film that you’ll ever watch. Although mostly in Korean, the film has a universal appeal. It’s about family. It’s about hard times....

Film review: Classic ‘Heartworn Highways’ gets a virtual release

“Heartworn Highways,” a remarkable documentary about the country music outlaws of Austin in the 1970s, is getting new life as it starts streaming again at the Violet Crown and ...

SXSW announces lineup for March film festival

The South by Southwest Film Festival announced its lineup for the its virtual online event on Wednesday, set for March 16 through 20. The festival will launch seven films at...

Sundance Diary, Day 4: ‘Jockey’ offers a touching story of dreams deferred

Texas-based filmmaking team took its latest movie, “Jockey,” to Sundance on Sunday, and it looks like they have a winner. Many movies at Sundance and other festivals are looking for...

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