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Waking Ned Devine
Despite its blarney, Waking Ned Devine has some wonderful turns, and is directed with a sure hand that makes the most of the Isle of Man's gorgeous geography.
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Film Review  January 8, 1999, by Marc Savlov
"...Like that wildly popular U.K. import, Waking Ned Devine has a terrific ensemble cast composed of no actor American audiences are likely to recognize (Bannen was in Flight of the Phoenix way back in 1966), lilting accents, and nude men doing remarkably silly things in the name of money..."

Mike & Charlie's Memories
Recent deaths of old friends has former mid-town mainstay on my mind
DAILY Food  November 2, 2012, by Virginia B. Wood
"...Mike was Mike Young and Charlie was Charles "Bud" Bates, though they sold the business early on. The recent deaths of chef Michael Devine and second owner Jay Littlepage have had the old Mike & Charlie's very much on my mind...."

Woman Thou Art Loosed
Based on a novel by Bishop T.D. Jakes, a black evangelical preacher and author who also co-stars, this unusual film is part revivalist sermon, part narrative drama, and wholly urgent and engaging.
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Film Review  October 22, 2004, by Marjorie Baumgarten
"...Directed by: Michael Schultz. Starring: Kimberly Elise, Loretta Devine, Debbi Morgan, Michael Boatman, Clifton Powell and T.D..."

For Colored Girls
Tyler Perry tackles Ntozake Shange's beloved play.
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Film Review  November 12, 2010, by Marjorie Baumgarten
"...Directed by: Tyler Perry. Starring: Kimberly Elise, Janet Jackson, Loretta Devine, Thandie Newton, Anika Noni Rose, Kerry Washington, Tessa Thompson, Phylicia Rashad, Whoopi Goldberg, Macy Gray, Michael Ealy, Hill Harper and Omari Hardwick..."

Seducing Doctor Lewis
A tiny French Canadian fishing village tries to woo a doctor to take up permanent residence.
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Film Review  July 23, 2004, by Marjorie Baumgarten
"...In both cases, the doctor in question is a plastic surgeon who, for reasons beyond his control, is stuck for a time in a remote outpost and while there becomes the object of the townspeople’s underhanded ruses to lure him into permanent residency. Seducing Doctor Lewis also owes a few debts to films like Waking Ned Devine, in which an entire village is the film’s real protagonist, and Big Fish, in which all of life becomes a metaphor about snagging the legendary one that got away..."

My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done
An unsatisfying film/experiment/prank that combines the forces of Werner Herzog and David Lynch.
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Film Review  January 29, 2010, by Marc Savlov
"...Directed by: Werner Herzog. Starring: Michael Shannon, Willem Dafoe, Chloë Sevigny, Brad Dourif, Michael Peña, Udo Kier, Grace Zabriskie and Loretta Devine..."

Backstabbing for Beginners
Diplomacy and corruption mix in true-life drama.
Film Review  May 11, 2018
"...Directed by: Per Fly. Starring: Theo James, Jacqueline Bisset, Belçim Bilgin, Rossif Sutherland, Rachel Wilson, Ben Kingsley, Brian Markinson, Shauna MacDonald, Daniela Lavender, Hattie Kragten, Aidan Devine and Peshang Rad...."

Elsewhere, They Have Congressmen
The congressional landscape, Tom DeLay style
News Story  February 20, 2004, by Michael King
"...At the business end of the district in Harris Co., the field is led by mortgage banker Ben Streusand, corporate attorney Dave Phillips, and former District Judge John Devine. On the hard-right issues – lower taxes, privatizing Social Security, opposing abortion, promoting guns – there's not much difference among them..."

Wrapped and Ready
Screens Story  November 27, 1998, by Marjorie Baumgarten
"...D: Maya Angelou; with Alfre Woodard, Al Freeman Jr., Esther Rolle, Mary Alice, Loretta Devine, Wesley Snipes...."

Downballot Details: A Bag of Run-offs
In the downballot races, the GOP has more to consider
News Story  July 20, 2012, by Michael King
"...The run-off for state Supreme Court, Place 4 – incumbent David Medina (appointed by Gov. Perry) challenged by former district judge John Devine – is notable for the checkered records of both candidates..."

Not Done Yet: July Run-offs
A rundown of the July 31 run-offs
News Story  June 8, 2012, by Richard Whittaker
"...Supreme Court Justice, Place 4: David Medina* (39%) vs. John Devine (32.2%)..."

Weekend Two Friday ACL Fest Picks
Where to be, by the hour
Music Story  October 6, 2016
"...Kevin Devine & the Goddamn Band 11:30am, HomeAway stage The system is rigged – and Kevin Devine put out a whole album about it back in 2013. Politically charged but cloaked in safe, unassuming pop-punk, Bubblegum remains sharp and critical of American sheeple..."

Austin Film Fest Adds 10 Titles
First wave includes Jarmusch, Stooges, Rooster Teeth
DAILY Screens  August 9, 2016, by Richard Whittaker
"...Diani & Devine Meet the Apocalypse World Premiere W/D: Etta Devine, Gabriel Diani When all power and communication systems mysteriously shut off, couple and performing comedy duo Gabe and Etta pack up their troubles and hit the road with their trusty dog Watson and their miserable cat Mrs. Peel in search of a safe haven to wait out the possible extinction event. In attendance: Etta Devine, Gabriel Diani..."

A GOP Sampler: Primary Highlights
The Republican primary in a nuthouse ... er, nutshell
News Story  May 18, 2012, by Michael King
"...Dan Patrick and both the Texas Alliance for Life and Texas Right to Life PACs. Smith, who served on the court from 2002 to 2004, is notorious for filing the Hopwood litigation and fighting all forms of affirmative action; he also opposed the tort reform package pushed by Texans for Lawsuit Reform, which in a GOP race, qualifies as wild radicalism. Texas Supreme Court, Place 4: David Medina*, Joe Pool Jr., John Devine..."

Austin Film Festival Full Slate
Marquee names include Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, Patton Oswalt
DAILY Screens  September 14, 2016, by Richard Whittaker
"...Diani and Devine Meet the Apocalypse: Written and directed by Etta Devine and Gabriel Diani (World Premiere)..."

Tea Party Takes Run-offs
Dewhurst and Wentworth lost to Cruz and Campbell
News Story  August 3, 2012, by Richard Whittaker
"...Even though he was not on the ballot, his endorsements counted for little. He backed Dewhurst to little avail, and Supreme Court Justice David Medina lost out to radical pro-lifer David Devine..."

Endorsements
Our endorsements for the March 9 Republican and Democratic primaries
News Story  February 27, 2004
"...attorney's office for Texas, who is apparently running on his father's WWII war record – may be the "moderate" of the bunch. You've got a mortgage banker (Ben Streusand) promising to abolish the IRS, a corporate attorney (Dave Phillips) running to represent the energy industry, an anti-choice judge (John Devine) who thinks he's the second coming of Moses – and Teresa Doggett ("Up With People") Taylor..."

Endorsements
Our endorsements for the March 9 Republican and Democratic primaries
News Story  February 20, 2004
"...attorney's office for Texas, who is apparently running on his father's WWII war record – may be the "moderate" of the bunch. You've got a mortgage banker (Ben Streusand) promising to abolish the IRS, a corporate attorney (Dave Phillips) running to represent the energy industry, an anti-choice judge (John Devine) who thinks he's the second coming of Moses – and Teresa Doggett ("Up With People") Taylor..."

Here's Your Congress!
The U.S. Supreme Court refusal to stay the new Republican-drafted congressional map formally inaugurates the electoral season
News Story  January 23, 2004, by Michael King
"...There are now eight GOP candidates, all of whom oppose abortion, terrorism, and taxes just about equally. Early name recognition likely goes to former Judge John Devine of Houston, former U.S..."

Naked City
The crop of GOP hopefuls for the Austin-to-Houston district thickens
News Story  January 16, 2004, by Michael King
"...Attorney Michael McCaul, who was "chief of terrorism and national security" in the criminal division; former Harris Co. District Judge John Devine, semifamous for defiantly featuring a painting of the Ten Commandments in his courtroom; former Houston City Council Member John Kelley, now a sports consultant promoting a Houston Olympics; Jackson Walker attorney Dave Phillips, an East Texas cattle rancher, Navy vet, and former cop; and another mortgage banker, Ben Streusand, CEO of Home Loan Corp., chairman of the Texas Mortgage Bankers Association, and Gov..."

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