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Wonder Stories
Wonder Stories
Books

Books, July 25, 2008

Revew: King Corn
King Corn
The film’s light hand, appealing style, and simple exposition make it an eminently watchable inquiry into the politics of food, public health, and the reasons why corn has become an ingredient in virtually everything we eat.

Movie Review, Nov. 9, 2007

Temples and Playgrounds
Mo Willems
Previewing the 2007 Texas Book Festival, Nov. 3-4

Books, Nov. 2, 2007

Temples and Playgrounds
Flower Children
Previewing the 2007 Texas Book Festival, Nov. 3-4

Books, Nov. 2, 2007

Revew: Hannah Takes the Stairs
Hannah Takes the Stairs
The naturalistic indie talker unhurriedly follows a young woman through her days and nights – Nerf-ball games at work, waiting for the bus, and a series of relationships fueled by “chronic dissatisfaction.”

Movie Review, Oct. 26, 2007

Revew: For the Bible Tells Me So
For the Bible Tells Me So
Various men and women of the cloth provide a systematic dismantling of the idea that the Bible condemns homosexuality.

Movie Review, Oct. 19, 2007

Revew: The Jane Austen Book Club
The Jane Austen Book Club
Though it’s as estrogenic as dong quai, this amiable film about six friends and their book club is thoughtfully rendered with a certain universality of spirit.

Movie Review, Oct. 5, 2007

Trade
This drama about international sex trafficking is tremendously sincere but also brutal.

Movie Review, Sept. 28, 2007

Revew: Milarepa: Magician, Murderer, Saint
Milarepa: Magician, Murderer, Saint
This is an old-school heroic drama from Bhutan about an 11th century Tibetan saint whose tale begins with greed and vengeance.

Movie Review, Sept. 21, 2007

Cinemakids Survives

Screens, Sept. 14, 2007

Revew: The Devil Came on Horseback
The Devil Came on Horseback
Retired Marine Capt. Brian Steidle tells the real, unedited story of Darfur in this documentary examining the powerlessness of one individual faced with a tragedy of inhuman degree.

Movie Review, Sept. 14, 2007

The Advance's Retreat
The Advance's Retreat
Is this the end for Cinematexas?

Screens, Sept. 14, 2007

In Space
In Space
Image and essence

Screens, Sept. 7, 2007

Revew: This Is England
This Is England
Set in Thatcherite England, this semi-autobiographical story tells of a descent from mischievous schoolboy to junior skinhead.

Movie Review, Sept. 7, 2007

Revew: Self-Medicated
Self-Medicated
It contains some freshman mistakes, but this microindie has such dramatic momentum, such a need to tell its story, that it's well worth a look.

Movie Review, Aug. 31, 2007

Revew: Mr. Bean's Holiday
Mr. Bean's Holiday
The comic Mr. Bean provides a so-so late-summer diversion, unlikely to reignite Beanmania – or repeat the previous film’s boffo box office.

Movie Review, Aug. 24, 2007

Rain, Broken Glass, and a Dead Body in the Dumpster
Rain, Broken Glass, and a Dead Body in the Dumpster
Fourteen hours of Elizabeth Reeder's 'Very Bad Day'

Screens, Aug. 17, 2007

Revew: Gypsy Caravan
Gypsy Caravan
Billed as the “Gypsy Caravan,” five bands travel across America making music from across the Romani diaspora.

Movie Review, Aug. 10, 2007

Revew: Underdog
Underdog
A mad scientist's experiments provide a beagle with superpowers and the ability to speak in this children's comedy based on an old cartoon.

Movie Review, Aug. 10, 2007

Revew: Triad Election
Triad Election
When the time comes for an aging gangster godfather in Hong Kong to step down, a bloody battle for control ensues in this vivid story about thug life.

Movie Review, Aug. 3, 2007

Revew: Sunshine
Sunshine
The sci-fi reunion of Danny Boyle and Cillian Murphy (28 Days Later) is never less than beautiful but has a profoundly implausible plot turn that cheapens the sentiment.

Movie Review, July 27, 2007

Revew: Eagle vs Shark
Eagle vs Shark
Like Napoleon Dynamite, Eagle vs Shark is a little wisp of a movie, a lightweight feature loaded with montage and hung on the multidimensional performance of Loren Horsley as Lily.

Movie Review, July 20, 2007

Revew: You Kill Me
You Kill Me
Cuddlier and more charming, this alcoholic-hit-man comedy isn’t your typical John Dahl noir, but it is offbeat, lovably deadpan, and just tart enough.

Movie Review, July 13, 2007

Not Enough Cooks
Not Enough Cooks
Janeane Garofalo discusses 'Ratatouille,' stirs up trouble

Screens, June 29, 2007

Chewing the Rat
Chewing the Rat
Patton Oswalt

Screens, June 29, 2007

Revew: A Mighty Heart
A Mighty Heart
Based on the true events surrounding journalist Danny Pearl’s kidnapping and murder in Pakistan, this drama by Michael Winterbottom and starring Angelina Jolie is more aloof than melodramatic.

Movie Review, June 22, 2007

Revew: Paris, Je T'Aime
Paris, Je T'Aime
Eighteen short films by an international who’s-who of filmmakers make up this omnibus celebrating the joys and sorrows of love and Paris, organized by neighborhood.

Movie Review, June 22, 2007

Revew: Crazy Love
Crazy Love
Documentary portrait of a mutually obsessive, interdependent, tabloid-fodder marriage going on 30 years.

Movie Review, June 15, 2007

Revew: Surf's Up
Surf's Up
This animated avian surf epic is most alive when its radio-friendly pop hits accompany beautiful CGI waves.

Movie Review, June 8, 2007

Revew: Offside
Offside
Deeply immersive, thought-provoking, and quite often funny, Offside depicts the resourcefulness women in Iran must rely on in order to enter a stadium to watch, no less play, soccer.

Movie Review, June 8, 2007

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