Author: Brian Taylor

What are Scary Movies Afraid of?

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The rating system used for movies has gone through more than a few changes since the early seventies. One of the bigger changes was the addition of the PG-13 rating in 1984 after some parents complained about violence and gore in “Gremlins” and “Indiana Jones and The Temple of Doom.” It was these complaints that […]

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22nd Austin Film Festival Wrap Up

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“Oh how Shakespeare would have loved cinema!” Derek Jarman, Dancing Ledge This is my third year attending the Austin Film Festival, or how it’s known, “The Writer’s Festival.” For me the end of October is a time for discovery, as for eight days, it’s all about movies and being around people who share my love […]

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Essential Halloween Viewing

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“Do you like scary Movies?” When it comes to holidays there may not be one more fun then Halloween. Sure Christmas gets all the love, but with Halloween we all get to find our inner child and it’s the only time of the year we actually enjoy being scared. So each year we seek out […]

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2015 Austin Film Festival

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUSTIN FILM FESTIVAL TO PRESENT JOHN SINGLETON AND CHRIS COOPER WITH EXTRAORDINARY CONTRIBUTION TO FILM AND ACTING AWARDS THE WRITERS FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES UNIVERSAL PICTURES, CROSS CREEK PICTURES, AND STUDIO CANAL’S LEGEND AS ITS OPENING NIGHT FILM, WORLD PREMIERE OF BURNING BODHI AS CENTERPIECE SELECTION Full Film and Conference slate revealed, featuring more […]

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