October 15, 2021

Charles Ealy

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

Film review: Dorman charms as a struggling singer/songwriter in ‘Hard Luck Love Song’

Michael Dorman captures the downtrodden charm of a troubadour who hustles pool on the side in “Hard Luck Love Song,” opening Oct. 15. He stars as Jesse, who has returned...

‘Hard Luck Love Song’ creators draw on Austin music lore

Folks who appreciate Americana music and a gritty-witty noir kind of tale are in for a treat on Oct. 15. That’s when “Hard Luck Love Song,” directed by Austin’s...

Austin Film Society announces November/December lineup

The Austin Film Society has announced a stellar lineup of arthouse classics for November and December, with its Essential Cinema series focusing on the films of Federico Fellini. The series...

Film review: ‘No Time to Die’ packs plenty of punch, despite running time

“No Time to Die,” which opens in Austin on Oct. 8, is a fitting finale to Daniel Craig’s portrayal of James Bond. At 2 hours and 43 minutes, it’s the...

Princess Diana tale ‘Spencer’ will close Austin Film Festival

The Austin Festival announced Wednesday that “Spencer,” the new movie about Princess Diana, will be the closing-night film. Kristen Stewart has been getting good reviews for her performance in “Spencer,”...

Austin Film Festival to host Wes Anderson’s ‘The French Dispatch’

After having its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival, Wes Anderson’s “The French Dispatch” is headed to Austin, the Austin Film Festival announced today. Anderson’s love letter to journalists...

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