Richard Linklater

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2014

    As "Bernie" Goes Free, Victim's Granddaughter Says Hollywood Has Wrought an Injustice

    On Tuesday, some 18 years after shooting 81-year-old Marjorie Nugent in the back and stuffing her body in a deep freezer, and three years after Jack Black played him in the Hollywood retelling, Bernie Tiede walked from a Carthage courtroom a free man. The former mortician, now 55, had been serving ... More >>

  • Film

    August 8, 2013
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    June 6, 2013
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    June 28, 2012
  • Blogs

    October 8, 2011

    Infowars Host Alex Jones and His Followers Occupy the Dallas Fed Friday

    Friday evening, two groups of protesters, Occupy Dallas and Occupy the Federal Reserve, lined opposite side of N. Pearl Street at Woodall Rodgers in front of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. "We got sold out, Feds got bailed out!" Occupy Dallas protesters shouted in unison on the west side of Pea ... More >>

  • News

    June 9, 2011

    Searching for the Soul of Austin

    The neo city on the hills is a far cry from its cheap pot, cold beer and low-rent former ways.

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2011

    Reel News: Early Shorts by "Texas Legends," and DIFF's Indonesian Film is Very Local

    Owen and Luke Wilson in the '92 Bottle Rocket short, which screens tonight at the Texas​I'll be out of pocket this evening, otherwise I'd be at the Texas Theatre for A Very Special Program of short films presently on a statrwide tour courtesy the Texas Independent Film Network, a coalition of Texa ... More >>

  • Film

    April 16, 2009
  • Blogs

    November 28, 2007
  • Blogs

    January 24, 2007

    That Lord Vishnu Movie? Not So Fast.

    David Gordon Green, originally slated to direct Will Clarke's novel, is off to, uh, greener pastures. Ran into David Gordon Green the other day-- ya know, the Richardson-reared maker of such indie films as George Washington, All the Real Girls and the debuted-at-Sundance Snow Angels, starring Kate B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 27, 2006

    Super Size This

    In The New York Times this morning, you will meet 22-year-old Gloria Castillo, who is "married, a mother of two, a Latina from the rough side of Dallas [and] on the low side of making it." Castillo is profiled for the paper's "American Album" section, and her snapshot is intended to represent the fa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2006
  • Blogs

    July 5, 2006

    John Slate is No Slacker

    There's a piece in (or is that on?) Salon today about the 15th anniversary of the most overrated indie movie of the 1990s, Richard Linklater's Slacker. Now, it's been years since I've seen it, and maybe I'll soften toward it if you feel like giving me your copy of the Criterion Collection DVD when y ... More >>

  • Film

    March 9, 2006

    Oh Grow Up

    Failure is McConaughey's perfect movie and a pretty good one for us

  • News

    December 22, 2005

    Swearing In

    Year of the R-Rated Comedy

  • Calendar

    July 7, 2005
  • Film

    December 30, 2004

    From Major to Minor

    Why the best films of 2004 look like indies but aren't

  • Film

    July 8, 2004

    Until the Night

    Delpy and Hawke reteam to ponder love Before Sunset

  • News

    March 18, 2004

    Re: Your New Job!

    Plus: Winning is Fun; Ethan Makes a Funny

  • Film

    October 23, 2003

    Five Golden Reels

    The Deep Ellum Film Festival grows up--nicely

  • Culture

    October 2, 2003

    Black on Black

    Why Jables is a "cross between a lightning bolt and James Dean"

  • Music

    May 22, 2003

    Wave On

    Music's lunatic fringe lives, breathes and flourishes on the shortwave radio dial

  • Film

    February 28, 2002

    Bard Company

    Macbeth meets the classic-rock block in Scotland, PA.

  • Calendar

    November 1, 2001


    Eric Bogosian is merely channeling everything that surrounds him

  • Film

    August 16, 2001

    The Bitch of Kitsch

    Terry Zwigoff and Daniel Clowes trap us with a raptor in Ghost World

  • News

    March 8, 2001

    Tale of the Tapes

    With headliners like Mike Judge and an impressive list of films, the Dallas Video Festival once again wins by knockout

  • News

    February 15, 2001

    The Sundance Kidder

    With his own movie in tow, Dallas' indie-film guru goes to Robert Redford's festival, falls in love with the First-Timer, and embraces the hype

  • Music

    January 11, 2001

    River Guides

    Why Austin isn't as cool as it used to be and a Texan in the White House might not be cool at all, according to Knife in the Water

  • Film

    August 24, 2000

    Sexy Dex

    Donal Logue's fat, stoned, loveable lothario steals hearts and the show in The Tao of Steve

  • Film

    July 13, 2000

    Getting your Groove on

    Greg Harrison's new film lovingly depicts rave culture as a vital tribal ritual

  • Music

    August 19, 1999

    Barnes, Hokkanen & Rubin

    aka the mad cat trio (LumpyDisc)

  • Music

    April 8, 1999

    Paying her debt

    You know the music business stinks when Kathy McCarty, Texas' best singer-songwriter, can't catch a break

  • Film

    June 11, 1998

    Deja vu all over again

    The cocktail party never ends in le cinema du Henry Jaglom

  • Film

    January 22, 1998


    Half Baked sinks like a stoner

  • Film

    August 28, 1997

    Time to kill

    McConaughey and Zellweger take a Chainsaw to their careers

  • News

    July 10, 1997

    Hat's off

    Dwight Yoakam's the last great country singer left--and he doesn't need a twang to prove it

  • Film

    February 8, 1996

    Unusual suspects

    Five Dallas filmmakers risk their lives for a burger -- and to discuss their movie

  • Music

    January 26, 1995

    Trance-induced state

    Austin label showcases some of the best Texas has to offer

  • Film

    November 3, 1994

    I'm not okay, you're bored

    Clerks turns dysfunctional lives into 80 minutes of tedium