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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.

SXSW review: ‘Sell/Buy/Date’ offers a humorous trip through the sex industry

“Everything Everywhere All at Once” kicked off the South by Southwest Film Festival on Friday, with Michelle Yeoh walking the wintry red carpet at the Paramount. By most accounts, it...

SXSW: Five films that are sure bets at this year’s fest

South by Southwest is hoping this is its comeback year, with in-person film screenings, multiple live concerts and a post-pandemic can-do attitude. The weather, however, is not cooperating on...

Film review: ‘The Batman’ reflects a distinct vision of Gotham

When making a movie, some directors excel at world building. With “The Batman,” director Matt Reeves has created something bordering on a masterpiece — reminiscent of the groundbreaking look...

SXSW 2022: Film festival announces its lineup

The South by Southwest Film Festival announced its lineup Tuesday, and it looks like a good one. The big news: Austin director Richard Linklater will screen his latest feature,...

Sundance 2022: Capsule reviews of notable premieres

It’s almost impossible to watch as many movies as you can and then write about them in a short period of time, especially during such a wide-ranging event as...

Sundance 2022: Lena Dunham’s ‘Sharp Stick’ draws critical fire

Lena Dunham’s first movie in 12 years is getting hammered by critics after its Sundance premiere. Variety calls it her first disappointment. Screen Daily says it’s frustratingly uneven. Entertainment...

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