The future "Spy Kids" and "Sin City" director started making films when he was 12 to tell stories about his family, but when he was studying film at the University of Texas, he turned to drawing. Here's some samples of his strip for the student newspaper.
For two Austin “Star Wars” fans, making a documentary “The Last Hope” about living in front of Mann’s Chinese Theater in Hollywood for six weeks in a tent was the easy part. Living through it was another story.
As the Drafthouse's Tim League sets his sights on making a splash in New York, a look back at when he was beginning to thrive, joining a great tradition of Austin's independent and innovative independent theater exhibitors.
Richard Linklater, Louis Black and Evan Smith share their thoughts on the formation of the groundbreaking organization for the filmmaking community of Austin, both about its past and future.
When the "Battleship" helmer was just starting to make a name for himself as an action director.
Before it was on its way to $5 million on Kickstarter for a feature film extension, the brainy and brilliant teen detective show was fighting for its life in its first season. The show's creator on the road to renewal.
On the eve of the rerelease of Ridley Scott's groundbreaking sci-fi film in 2003, the actor who opened doors for African-Americans talked about his career, starring in the first Blaxploitation film and reversing generations of how race was portrayed onscreen.
The Philly-based filmmaker, along with editor Demian Fenton and producer Sheena Joyce, talk about the joyful innocence of children who rock out to Black Sabbath.
Richard Linklater, Catherine Hardwicke and Harry Knowles, among others, give their recollections about how the state they were raised in helped shape their view of movies and how their view would one day shape movies.
Veterans of Texas film such as L.M. Kit Carson, David Gordon Green and Richard Linklater on how their style was informed by the great tradition of storytelling from the Lone Star State and the influence of films like "The Whole Shootin' Match" and "Bottle Rocket" that would have ripple effects on independent film.
The creator of our favorite TV series ever on the show's development into a hit.