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Stephen MacMillan Moser

40 articles in 2001

Shag: The Movie

Set in the summer of 1963, this coming-of-age film about four Southern girls is nothing less than enchanting.

Screens Review, Nov. 16, 2001

Butterfield 8

When Liz is good, she's very, very good, but when she's bad, she gives it all she's got.

Screens Review, Aug. 24, 2001

Black Widow

Debra Winger plays a federal agent on the tail of a chameleon-like young woman (Theresa Russell) who marries wealthy men and then kills them.

Screens Review, Aug. 24, 2001

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

Spacey is irresistibly sexy in this film adaptation of John Berendt's book Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil; the film has an excellent cast and a certain charm, but suffers from a fatally flawed script.

Screens Review, Jul. 13, 2001

Gowns by Adrian

A tribute to Gowns by Adrian

Screens Review, Jun. 29, 2001


Intern isn't a particularly deep movie, but, to paraphrase Karl Lagerfeld, fashion is not the same thing as feeding the hungry and curing the ill.

Screens Review, Jun. 22, 2001

A Summer Place

Delmer Daves' A Summer Place is a juicy potboiler, oozing with angst over both young love and adultery.

Screens Review, Jun. 15, 2001

Marie Antoinette

They don't make 'em like this anymore. And thank God they don't!

Screens Review, May. 25, 2001


What a feeling! What an icky, sticky feeling.

Screens Review, May. 18, 2001

The Birds

The best way to enjoy this campy futuristic adventure is to get a case of cheapo beer, invite some friends over, and have your own personal MST 3000 session with it.

Screens Review, May. 11, 2001


A disturbing comedy that is both hysterical and wicked.

Screens Review, May. 4, 2001

Goodbye, My Fancy

Joan Crawford plays Congresswoman Agatha Reed in this ridiculous fluff made all the more ludicrous by its attempts at importance.

Screens Review, Apr. 20, 2001


Divine decadence, darling

Screens Review, Apr. 20, 2001

Cruel Intentions

Made-for-TV acting quality that can't begin to grasp the nuances of the story -- but the kids seem to like it.

Screens Review, Apr. 13, 2001

His Girl Friday

One of the finest examples of screwball comedy and an excellent adaptation of a story that has been told many times

Screens Review, Apr. 13, 2001

After a Fashion

Follow a local dress as it makes it way off the bolt, into an Austin boutique, and across the country to Hollywood for the Vanity Fair Oscar Party at Morton's!

Column, Apr. 13, 2001

Straight Shooter: the Story of the Mamas and the Papas

Following John Phillips' career from his early folk music roots, Straight Shooter contains astounding footage documenting the formation of the Mamas and the Papas.

Screens Review, Apr. 6, 2001

How to Make an American Quilt

Not nearly as remarkable as its distinguished cast, but fine entertainment for a lazy day.

Screens Review, Apr. 6, 2001

After a Fashion

Our Style Avatar goes to Hollywood (well, via his TV set!) and reports, Oscar style!

Column, Apr. 6, 2001

After a Fashion

Since the SXSW dissipation, your Style Avatar looks to the International Scene for his dirt …

Column, Mar. 30, 2001

What's Love Got To Do With It

Screens Review, Mar. 23, 2001

After a Fashion

Dissing Daryl K's Big Apple show and heralding the spring crop of local presentations.

Column, Mar. 23, 2001

After a Fashion

Welcome to our style column's third in a series on local fashion photographers. This week, find out all about Bob Sherman and why frogs , lambs, and satanic pom-pom girls love him.

Column, Mar. 16, 2001

Transforming Herself

Sissy Spacek's Most Memorable Movies

Screens Feature, Mar. 9, 2001

After a Fashion

Our Style Avatar's career in fashion design dons funeral black.

Column, Mar. 9, 2001

Girl Groups: The Story of a Sound

Seldom have obscure footage and recorded memories been put together in so charming a fashion

Screens Review, Mar. 2, 2001

After a Fashion

This week, After a Fashion goes south -- South Congress, that is, to visit with old friends and discover new faces.

Column, Mar. 2, 2001

Gone With the Wind: The Making of the Legend

Everything you ever wanted to know about GWTW -- in one work

Screens Review, Feb. 23, 2001

After a Fashion

Guest reporter (and Blackmail owner) Gail Chovan brings news of the bountiful Mens Fashion Week in Paris.

Column, Feb. 23, 2001

The Fan

The Halston clothes, as beautiful relics of that era, are the best thing about this movie.

Screens Review, Feb. 16, 2001

After a Fashion

This week, join the Style Avatar for the second installment in a series about local fashion photographers.

Column, Feb. 16, 2001


Like a car wreck you can't take your eyes off of.

Screens Review, Feb. 9, 2001

After a Fashion

Our Style Avatar discovers dirt cheap cigs and trumpets the extravagant Bikes & Babes in Toyland benefit.

Column, Feb. 9, 2001

After a Fashion

One of the family passed on this week. The Style Avatar's sister remembers the Houston Chronicle's Maxine Mesinger.

Column, Feb. 2, 2001

Life at the Cha-Cha Palace

Stephen MacMillan Moser takes a trip down the yellow brick-laid, disco ball-lit memory lane in the world of Austin's Seventies Disco scene.

Features Feature, Jan. 26, 2001

After a Fashion

The Style Avatar expounds on the First Family Jewels.

Column, Jan. 26, 2001

After a Fashion

What was up with that tacky television coverage of Austin's local New Year's Eve celebration? Find out inside!

Column, Jan. 19, 2001

After a Fashion

Your Style Avatar presents the first in a series of profiles of local high-profile fashion photogs!

Column, Jan. 12, 2001

Affronts to Gracious Living

Your Style Avatar ticks through the 10 worst fashion and style trends of the Year 2000.

Features Feature, Jan. 5, 2001

After a Fashion

Okay, Mr. Style Avatar is really losing it. This week, he's contemplating not only making slipcovers for his Yellow Pages, but the life of the family in the lawyer's ad on the cover. Lord.

Column, Jan. 5, 2001

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