September 16, 2021

Charles Ealy

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

Austin Film Society announces plans for reopening cinema

The Austin Film Society announced today plans for the July 15 reopening of its cinema with a lot of programming featuring some of the world’s most classic films as...

Film review: ‘About Endlessness’ is steeped in deadpan absurdity

If you’ve never seen a film by Swedish director Roy Andersson, then you should treat yourself to his singular sense of absurdity and watch “About Endlessness.” It’s a deadpan look...

Film review: ‘Wojnarowicz’ offers a glimpse of the artist as protester

David Wojnarowicz was one of New York’s most outspoken artists in the late 1980s, and he had his reasons. He was diagnosed with AIDS at a time when few...

New Guy Clark documentary to get two outdoor screenings at Contemporary Austin-Laguna Gloria

The new documentary “Without Getting Killed or Caught,” which premiered at the virtual South by Southwest Film Festival in March, will get two special outdoor screenings at the Contemporary...

SXSW film review: Guy Clark documentary tells story through his wife’s eyes

The documentary “Without Getting Killed or Caught” takes a most unusual approach to telling the story of folks singer/songwriter Guy Clark.

SXSW film review: ‘Through the Plexi-Glass: The Last Days of the San Jose’ takes a warts-and-all look at a once-sleazy Austin motel

When Liz Lambert bought the San Jose Motel on Austin's South Congress Avenue in 1995, she planned to get a bank loan for renovations. But the renovation loan stalled,...

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