- Not one to be outdone, Sin City (and upcoming Sin City 2) director Robert Rodriguez is already started on his next project, Grind House, but that's not what I'm here to report: The Austin Chronicle has it rumored that Rodriguez might take on Conan the Barbarian. Yes, but what will the Governator think?
- Matt Dentler is all over SXSW Presents, the TV show that airs on KLRU (our little public network here in Austin). Dentler hosts the series, and it's in it's second season right now, wrapping up on the first couple of days of on-location filming at Top Notch and other nostalgic spots.
- If you've been meaning to submit work to Cinematexas's Terra Cognita film festival, you'd better hurry. The deadline for the competition, which "reclaims public space with moving image installations" is July 1st.
- Tonight I'm going to see Citizen Kane. What are you going to do? Well, on the tail end of the DVD release of the Complete James Dean Collection, you should go see our rebel boy at the Paramount Theatre this weekend (17th-23rd), and follow up with Dennis Quaid in September, 30 1955.
- Richard Linklater's Slacker comes back to the big screen on June 30th at the Harry Ransom Center's Summer Voyages Film Series. Wait, Top Notch andSlacker? Is this a Linklater revival or what?