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Bringing Out the Dead
Swiss documentary maker Richard Dindo considers himself a "portraitist or biographer of those who are no longer with us." [01-24-00]
— Anne S. Lewis, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

The Brain Behind Cyc
Doug Lenat discusses artificial intelligence and its increasing presence in the next century. [12-28-99]
— Sid Moody, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Mother, Jugs, and Speed
What It Takes to Win at Video Games. [12-20-99]
— Kate X Messer, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Girl, Upgraded
According to a new report, the majority of people playing computer games are older than 18, and 38 percent of those most frequently playing computer games are women. Boy, have things changed! [12-20-99]
— Sarah Hepola, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

The Kid's Got Moxie!
Man of the Century director Adam Abraham talks about old-style Hollywood panache, the precarious nature of a career in independent cinema, and a little film that could -- and did. [12-07-99]
— Sarah Hepola, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Choose Your Own Adventure
A short list of the most promising games slated to hit home systems before Christmas. [11-08-99]
— Brendan Sinclair, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Waters' Edge
An interview with cult filmmaker John Waters. [08-30-99]
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Let Your Love Light Shine
A resident fixture in the films of Spike Lee and the Coen brothers, John Turturro is establishing himself as a director and writer with his new film "Illuminata." [08-23-99]
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Iron Writer
Tim McCanlies is making big money as a Hollywood screenwriter, but this Lone Star cowboy is more at home talking about his guns, Harley-Davidson, and herd of mixed-breed cattle than his life in the industry. [08-09-99]
— Cary L. Roberts, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Brad Bird
Director of "The Iron Giant." [08-09-99]
AUSTIN CHRONICLE

There's Something About Kubrick
Love him or hate him, Stanley Kubrick and his work meant something to this culture, and the prematurity of their absence has us racing to define their significance. [07-26-99]
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Into the Woods
Filmmakers Daniel Myrick and Eduardo Sanchez set out to make a horror movie with "The Blair Witch Project." What they created has become an urban legend. [07-19-99]
— Marc Savlov, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Play on Worlds
If the latest computer game releases don't keep you glued to your monitor all summer, there's plenty of new digital worlds to look forward to later in the season. [07-05-99]
— Marcel Meyer, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

The Man With Susan's Plan
John Landis discusses his work, the wobbly state of indie filmmaking, and the mystery of "See You Next Wednesday," that heretofore unexplained Landis catch phrase that has puzzled so many viewers. [06-28-99]
— Marc Savlov, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Casting the Net
Austin-based InterneTV is bringing television out of your living room and onto the Web. [06-21-99]
— Marc Savlov, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Blank's Slates
An interview with prolific documentarian Les Blank. [06-21-99]
— Anne S. Lewis, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Sayles Assistant
On the set of John Sayles' new film Limbo in Juneau, Alaska. [06-14-99]
— Nancy Schaefer, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Playing on the Past
The history and the unexpected future of classic video games. [06-14-99]
— Chris Baker, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Just Your Average Stiff
Cult actor Bruce Campbell (the Evil Dead trilogy, Xena: Warrior Princess, Hudsucker Proxy) laments his surprising lack of panty-mailing female fans. [06-07-99]
— Marc Savlov, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Going the Distance
Film director Leslie Woodhead talks about Endurance, his film about the life of runner Haile Gebreselassie. [06-07-99]
— Lee Nichols, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

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