"We have to do whatever it takes" to preserve the 82-year-old indie cinema, Richard Linklater said in a panel event this week.
Plus, a San Marcos studio that specializes in hand-printed goods, an Austin group supporting women of color, and Richard Linklater’s new animal rescue show.
Melissa Maerz’s new book is a raucous reunion for the cast and crew of the film, whose depiction of the insecurities and thrills of teenage life have made it timeless.
During a live reading on Sunday night, many of the original actors brought the same chemistry that has made the film such a joy to rewatch for 27 years. …
Its influence is evident in the way new releases such as ‘Bill & Ted Face the Music’ and ‘Cobra Kai’ use time in their storytelling.
These themes, which he returns to again and again in his movies, illustrate how he's developed as a filmmaker.
Plus, Richard Linklater’s ‘Before Sunrise’ and a forgotten moment in Texas rodeo history.
An exhibit at the Centre Pompidou in Paris (France, that is) spotlights the work of a Texas filmmaker too often taken for granted.
Kate Purdy talks about rotoscoping her hometown of San Antonio for the year’s best new TV series.
The ambitious Texas filmmaker announced a two-decade shooting timeline for ‘Merrily We Roll Along.’…
The quintessential Austin filmmaker discusses taking an unadaptable book from page to screen.
The adaptation of the 2012 bestseller looks like quirky fun.
Last week, reports indicated that Richard Linklater would be writing, directing, and producing a biography of the late Texas comedian.
Heading into the twenty-fifth anniversary of the film, we heard that straight from Richard Linklater himself.
The Texas treasure is back with his eighteenth film, but we miss the Richard Linklater of the past five years.
Tiede, not Sanders.
In a new video for PETA that spoofs his own Boyhood, Linklater explains why spending the past thirty years as a vegetarian has been such a great decision for him. …
Richard Linklater’s Boyhood and Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel took home both of the “best picture” awards—and Linklater also took home his first major directing award. …
Boyhood is less than a year old, and it’s already one of the great Texas movies. Take a look at how the uniquely made top dog for this year’s award season came to be in this featurette. …
And he'll live in Richard Linklater's garage apartment.
The Austin-based filmmaker preps the release of his 17th and most ambitious movie with a pitch-perfect trailer. …
Bernie Tiede, the Carthage man whose story of shooting the town's richest widow inspired a movie, may be walking free next week.
After months of rumors and anticipation about a possible sequel to "Before Sunrise" and "Before Sunset," director Richard Linklater just went ahead and made it. …
Nearly fifteen years after Richard Linklater and I started talking about turning a Texas Monthly story into a major motion picture, it’s finally hitting the big screen, with a little help from Jack Black, Matthew McConaughey, Shirley MacLaine—and a seventy-year-old retired hairdresser from Rusk named Kay Baby Epperson.
To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Slacker, a couple of dozen filmmakers remake Richard Linklater's indie flick.
Texas high school football may be in decline, but filmmakers still want to play.
The executive editor on what it was like to work with Richard Linklater on Bernie, the star-studded film based on an East Texas murder story.
The actor puts back on the mustache and Ted Nugent t-shirt in Butch Walker's new music video. …
Their film festivals are one of the state’s feature presentations.
From location scouts to production designers, the most important people you’ve never heard of.
The players. The stories. A special report on our booming film business.
Hot CDs This month Texas music shines on the silver screen. The soundtrack for The Horse Whisperer (MCA) not only features cuts from Don Walser, George Strait, and Steve Earle but also a Butch Hancock—Joe Ely— Jimmie Dale Gilmore reunion (long removed from Lubbock, they are now called the Hill…
GEORGE W. BUSH may have the most power in the Capitol, but when it comes to power over the Capitol, he’s just number two. In one of the strangest rivalries of a contentious legislative session, the Texas Film Commission, an arm of the governor’s office, squared off against the State…
An Austin filmmaker hopes to be the next Sundance kid.