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May 19, 2022

Charles Ealy

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

Flash Jordan, the Austin public access TV eccentric, has died at 80

Flash Jordan, the eccentric Austin public access TV character who played a keyboard and sang with an Elvis impersonator and three male backup dancers, has died. Her music show was...

Austin Film Society opens applications for film grants to Texas artists

The annual Austin Film Society grants have helped a lot of Texas filmmakers, with funds going to such people as Iliana Sosa for “What We Leave Behind,” which recently...

Film review: Droll ‘Dual’ has a wicked sense of humor

Riley Stearns has the drollness of Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos down to a tee. And it’s quite a good match for Stearns’ subject matter in “Dual.” The movie takes place...

SXSW review: ‘Comedy Punks’ looks at the Canadian Kids in the Hall who made a splash

“Kids in the Hall: Comedy Punks” pays tribute to the Canadian troupe who broke all sorts of boundaries, donning wigs and dresses and fully embracing their imagined characters, including...

SXSW review: Tanya Tucker makes a glorious comeback — and it’s on film

South by Southwest always has a lot of music documentaries in the film festival. But rarely does one come along as good as “The Return of Tanya Tucker —...

SXSW review: ‘Sheryl’ looks at the highs and lows of a rock star

Sheryl Crow is 60 years old, so it doesn’t seem too early to have a documentary about her extraordinary life. And if you don’t like Crow and her music,...

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