Austin Film Critics Association’s 2016 Awards + Jon’s Top Films of 2016
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Austin Film Critics Association’s 2016 Awards + Jon’s Top Films of 2016

The Austin Film Critics Association (AFCA) unveiled their end of year awards today. Four of the Cinapse team are proud members of the AFCA, myself…

Austin Film Critics Association Announce the 2016 Austin Film Award Nominees
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Austin Film Critics Association Announce the 2016 Austin Film Award Nominees

The venerable institution that is the Austin Film Critics Association (AFCA) unveiled their selections for the Austin Film Award 2016 today. Disclaimer, several people on…

The Austin Film Society Takes a Big Step with the “Best Little Art House” Campaign
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The Austin Film Society Takes a Big Step with the “Best Little Art House” Campaign

While cinema goers in Austin are more than familiar with the Alamo Drafthouse, The Paramount and a few other offerings, a little known gem is…

Knee Jerks: The Cinapse Team Responds to Netflix’s STRANGER THINGS!
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Knee Jerks: The Cinapse Team Responds to Netflix’s STRANGER THINGS!

  Netflix has ushered in a whole new era of event television. Sure we’ve all grown accustomed to binging and watching shows at our own…

Noir City 2016 Preview: Head Back to Gin Joints and Dark Alleys
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Noir City 2016 Preview: Head Back to Gin Joints and Dark Alleys

While every film blogger and general cinephile is seeing how Woody Allen and Jodie Foster’s latest offerings play out at Cannes, this lover of vintage…

VICTOR’S SUMMER MOVIE PREVIEW 2016 Part 1: MAY to JUNE
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VICTOR’S SUMMER MOVIE PREVIEW 2016 Part 1: MAY to JUNE

Hey, everybody! The time is once again upon us for the fine folks at Cinapse (by which I mean me) to help you sift through…

Scream Factory Blu-ray Sale (Amazon Deal Of The Week)
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Scream Factory Blu-ray Sale (Amazon Deal Of The Week)

Amazon is having a huge sale on Scream Factory Blu-ray releases! Most titles are $12.99, and nearly all are at their lower prices ever. We…

Ed Invites You to the Community Cinema For MAD MAX: FURY ROAD
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Ed Invites You to the Community Cinema For MAD MAX: FURY ROAD

My background is… abnormal. Having studied youth ministry in college and returning to lead the very youth program I’d grown up in for eight years,…

The ALAMO DRAFTHOUSE and DOGFISH-HEAD share the 2016 OFF-CENTERED FILM FESTIVAL with TEXAS!
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The ALAMO DRAFTHOUSE and DOGFISH-HEAD share the 2016 OFF-CENTERED FILM FESTIVAL with TEXAS!

Followers of our site and Austinites alike, should be familiar with the Off-Centered Film Festival. An annual celebration of film, beer and shenaniganry brought to…

Austin Film Critics Association’s 2015 Awards + Ed Travis’ Top 10 Films of 2015 List
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Austin Film Critics Association’s 2015 Awards + Ed Travis’ Top 10 Films of 2015 List

I’m genuinely thrilled to see the results of the Austin Film Critics Association’s Awards voting this year. Thrilled in part because of how right on…