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November 30, 2022

Charles Ealy

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

Austin Film Festival announces second wave of films, with two big movies

The Austin Film Festival announced its second wave of programming Friday, including Darren Aronofsky’s “The Whale” and James Gray’s “Armageddon Time.” Both are coming off successful runs at other festivals....

Film review: ‘The Good Boss’ takes on capitalism with wry humor

Javier Bardem is one of the greatest actors of our time, whether he’s playing the psychopathic killer in Anton Chigger's “No Country for Old Men” or the Cuban poet...

Austin Film Festival announces first wave of screenings

The Austin Film Festival has announced its first wave of films for the event that runs from Oct. 27 through Nov. 3. Highlights include “Nanny” from Nikyatu Jusu, Sarah Polley’s...

Film review: Erica Nix stars as herself in a biting queer satire

Austin’s contribution to movie lore is about to get much weirder. The festival known as aGLIFF is presenting a psychedelic romp featuring Austin queer fitness guru Erica Nix. And it’s...

Dede Gardner and Stephen Merchant to be honored at Austin Film Festival

The Austin Film Festival will honor Dede Gardner with the Polly Platt Award for producing and Stephen Marchant with the Outstanding Television Writer Award, the festival announced Tuesday. Gardner is...

Film review: ‘Alex’s War’ looks at the career of InfoWars host

A new documentary about Austin conspiracy theorist and InfoWars leader Alex Jones will hit theaters and begin streaming on July 29, as a jury in Austin is hearing arguments...

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