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Warner Bros.: Avada Kedavra, Healy
'Wizard People, Dear Readers,' Brad Neely's
wonderfully wacked-out homage to 'Harry Potter and
the Sorcerer's Stone,' is no more
Screens Story April 1, 2005, by Spencer Parsons
Looney Tunes: Back in Action
Film Review November 14, 2003, by Marc Savlov
"...Starring: Brendan Fraser, Jenna Elfman, Steve Martin, Timothy Dalton, Heather Locklear and Joan Cusack. Warner Bros.’ Looney Tunes franchise has been going for 73 years, and from the bug-eyed, black-and-white Bosco to Bugs and Daffy, it’s been a helluva run..."
License to Wed
Film Review July 6, 2007, by Josh Rosenblatt
A couple seeks connubial advice from a celibate with an affinity for Popeye impressions.
"...I may be alone in this sentiment, but jumping from memories of Ingrid Bergman and the Epstein brothers (Casablanca screenwriters Julius and Philip) to a shot of Williams grinning in a clerical collar struck me as particularly deflating. Warner Bros.' latest half-hearted misstep follows two attractive twentysomethings, Ben (Krasinski, from NBC’s The Office) and Sadie (Moore), who meet, fall in love, and get engaged during the film’s breezy, amusing opening montage sequence..."
Cats Don't Dance
Film Review April 4, 1997, by Robert Faires
Film Review November 15, 1996, by Marjorie Baumgarten
"...Dexterously mixing live action and animation, the movie tosses NBA champ Michael Jordan onto the 2-D court with the entire Looney Tunes gang and the opposing Monstar team of cartoon characters from another planet. Space Jam also represents the debut film from Warner Bros.' new Feature Animation division..."
Film Review January 14, 1994, by Marc Savlov
The lost Cronenberg? Well, almost. Warner
Bros. apparently had the devil of a time puzzling over how to market this decidedly non-mainstream adaptation of David Henry Hwang's award-winning Broadway play....
Oz the Great and Powerful
Film Review March 8, 2013, by Marjorie Baumgarten
"...The answer is not a resounding yes or no. This Disney prequel to MGM and Warner Bros.’ enduring 1939 masterwork charts its own course, and, for the most part, is the better for it..."
Bad Times at the El Royale
Film Review October 12, 2018, by Matthew Monagle
The LEGO Ninjago Movie
Film Review September 22, 2017, by Marc Savlov
The LEGO law of diminishing returns
Atlas Shrugged: Who Is John Galt?
Audiences shrug back.
Film Review September 19, 2014, by Louis Black
Chandni Chowk to China
Film Review January 23, 2009, by Marc Savlov
In this Bollywood action comedy, a mistaken identity takes a humble cook on a crazy journey from India to China.
The Ant Bully
Film Review July 28, 2006, by Marc Savlov
Childhood's fascination with all things small and squirmy makes this story of a boy who becomes an ant a pleasant, if undernourished, tale.
Film Review October 17, 2003, by Marc Savlov
"...It’s ingratiating in that nice doggie way, but the dogs, who have had their lips enhanced via CGI to aid in the illusion of speech, don’t have much more on their minds than where the next stick is going to sail in from. Far more interesting was Warner Bros.’ similarly themed Cats and Dogs two years ago, which took the age-old battle between the species into giddy new realms..."
Film Review December 24, 1999, by Marc Savlov
Retelling of E.B. White's children's classic.
The Big Sleep
Not reviewed at press time. Discovered and restored by the UCLA Film and Television Archive, this is the original pre-release version of one of the most beloved American film classics,...
Film Review June 6, 1997, by Marjorie Baumgarten
Not reviewed at press time. Con men, mountain men, mistresses, and mining add up to high adventure in 19th-century Alaska. This Warner Bros. picture opened only in Austin and a...
Film Review October 25, 1996, by Marjorie Baumgarten
Born to Be Wild
A rebellious Generation-X youngster finds meaning in his angst-ridden existence when he befriends a guy in a gorilla suit -- oh sorry -- I mean a female gorilla, and frees...
Film Review April 7, 1995, by Joey O'Bryan
The Three Musketeers
Film Review November 19, 1993, by Louis Black
Narratively, this new remake of The Three Musketeers is related to those old Mascot serial remakes of the great classics. It has the main characters and a hint of the...
The Thing Called Love
Miranda Presley (Mathis) takes the bus from New York to Nashville to make it as a singing/songwriting star. Trying out and then waitressing at the Bluebird Cafe, she meets rebellious...
Film Review September 3, 1993, by Louis Black
Macross II: Lovers Again
Film Review July 9, 1993, by Pamela Bruce
Maybe I'm old-fashioned. Maybe I've been exposed to the rich, colorful art of Disney animation and Warner
Bros. cartoons for too long. I don't know. But, for the life of...
Dennis the Menace
Film Review June 25, 1993, by Marjorie Baumgarten
This film adaptation is based more on the TV series than on the comic strip.
"...If that prospect makes you shudder, then you have some sense of what I'm driving at when I talk about John Hughes causing us to hate our children. Based more on the TV series than on the comic strip, this Dennis the Menace is Warner Bros.' summer bid for family entertainment..."
Spike & Mike's 1992 Festival of Animation
Film Review August 21, 1992, by Marc Savlov
Featuring 18 different animated shorts from around the world, this 1992 collection highlights the best and the brightest (as well as the tedious and the wholly unoriginal, occasionally) in animation....
Clip and Save
The 2005 Paramount Summer Film Classics series
Screens Story May 20, 2005
Music Review May 27, 2005, by Jim Caligiuri
"...Green (Warner Bros.)R.E.M...."
National Top Ten
Music Story January 9, 1998
"...U2, Pop (Island) 3. Loreena McKennitt, The Book of Secrets (Warner Bros.) 4..."
The Lone Ranger
The legend of Jerry Lynn Williams
Music Story January 27, 2006, by Bill Bentley
"...By the time Gone came out on Warner Bros., Williams had already had a lot of high hopes and dashed dreams to experience. In the Sixties he'd been a member of High Country, which released an album on Atlantic, and upon going solo shortly thereafter, he found a guardian angel in producer David Briggs (soon to find fame working with Neil Young) and his Spindizzy imprint on CBS..."
Top 10 Decade/National
Music Story January 7, 2000
"...2. My Bloody Valentine, Loveless (Sire/Warner Bros.)..."
Music Story January 16, 1998, by Christopher Gray
"...Actually, today, January 16, is the day the band stops punching their time cards at Wheatsville, because starting next week, when Sparks fly, another "W" will be signing the band's paychecks. That's Warner Bros., the same "W" wesponsible for R.E.M., Casablanca, Batman, and dat wascawwy wabbit...."
Austin Top 10
Music Story January 4, 2013, by Greg Beets, Jim Caligiuri, Thomas Fawcett, Doug Freeman, Chase Hoffberger, Abby Johnston, Margaret Moser, Michael Toland and Jay Trachtenberg
"...2) Gary Clark Jr., Blak and Blu (Warner Bros.)..."
What Movies Look Like This Fall
Screens Story September 21, 2001
"...Hearts in Atlantis (Warner Bros.)..."
Top 10 1999/National
Music Story January 7, 2000
"...4. The Flaming Lips, The Soft Bulletin (Warner Bros.)..."
Desert Island Discs
Music Story January 7, 2000
"...4. The B-52's (Warner Bros.)..."
Bright Lights, Little City
Screens Story February 25, 1999, by Marc Savlov
"..."What we're trying to do in Austin," says Dowd, "is basically replicate a normal commercial release so that the folks at Warner Bros., who would like to believe in this, can do something that's very different than they ever do, which is to pick up an independent film. Studios are not in the business of picking up independent films...."
C&W Maverick Kevin Welch: Square Peg Escapes Round Hole
Music Story August 25, 1995, by Lee Nichols
"..."On the other hand, there were moments of supreme frustration. I was scheduled
to go on the Tonight Show one time, and they [Warner Bros.] didn't want
me to go on..."
DVDanger: Building The Iron Giant
Tim McCanlies talks behind-the-scenes of the animated classic
DAILY Screens September 7, 2016, by Richard Whittaker
After Napster Part 2
Does having your music free online bring more or less cash?
Music Story August 24, 2001, by Michael Bertin
Unleashing the Summer Blockbusters
Your cinematic calendar for the must-see big releases
Screens Story May 17, 2018, by Richard Whittaker
"...Ocean's 8 (Warner Bros., PG-13) Sandra Bullock and Cate Blanchett plan the ultimate heist in this all-female addition to the Ocean's franchise.
Movement: The Factory Years; Power, Corruption & Lies: The Factory Years; Low-Life: The Factory Years; Brotherhood: The Factory Years; Technique: The Factory Years
Music Review December 19, 2008, by Marc Savlov
"...New OrderMovement: The Factory Years (Rhino/Warner Bros./London)
New OrderPower, Corruption & Lies: The Factory Years (Rhino/Warner Bros./London)
New OrderLow-Life: The Factory Years (Rhino/Warner Bros./London)
New OrderBrotherhood: The Factory Years (Rhino/Warner Bros./London)
New OrderTechnique: The Factory Years (Rhino/Warner Bros./London)..."
Back Door Man
A profile of Bill Bentley, former Austin Sun writer, current music industry impresario, and producer of tribute albums of Roky Erickson and Skip Spence
Music Story December 17, 1999, by Margaret Moser
Music Story April 4, 1997, by Andy Langer
"...that failed to produce an album. "He stayed true to what he was doing and [Warner Bros.] didn't know how to deal with it," says Ingram..."
Warner Bros. Pictures Tough Guys Collection
The end of an era on six discs
Screens Review July 21, 2006, by Steve Uhler
Good Music, Good Himes
Texas engineer Chet Himes talks about Christopher Cross
DAILY Music January 23, 2012, by Margaret Moser
"...Recording that record was a fantastic experience. We were at Warner Bros.’ Amigo Studios in L.A., one of the best studios in the world, and we were being given carte blanche..."
Dark Side of the Potterverse
Brad Neely's 'Wizard People, Dear Readers' and the volatility of artistic alchemy
Screens Story July 23, 2004, by Spencer Parsons
Won't Get Schooled Again
Austin's Music Class of '98
Music Story January 23, 1998, by Andy Langer
Austin's Class of 1997
Music Story January 24, 1997, by Andy Langer
"...Just who are the bands that will define Austin nationally in 1997, and
what are the hopes and expectations of their labels? So far, the list of
names and labels seems to hint towards a crop that's not only more diverse
than last year's alternative-heavy offerings (Fastball, Spoon, Prescott
Curlywolf, etc.), but also somewhat more traditionally rock-oriented --
ranging all the way from Sister 7 (Arista Austin) to Sixteen Deluxe (Warner
More McCanlies, Texas
The full interview with the director of 'Secondhand Lions'
Screens Story September 19, 2003, by Louis Black
Ernest Cline: Kings of the Nerds
Austin author adapts his Spielberg homage Ready Player One with Spielberg himself
Screens Story March 29, 2018, by Moisés Chiullán
Music Review July 3, 2014, by Scott Schinder
"...Bee GeesThe Warner Bros. Years 1987-1991
Austin Top 10
Making local lists and checking 'em twice
Music Story January 6, 2012
"...6) Gary Clark Jr., The Bright Lights EP (Warner Bros.)..."
Twentieth Century and Bringing Up Baby
Getting to the gist of screwball's golden age
Screens Review March 25, 2005, by Raoul Hernandez
"...Warner Bros., $26.99 Frank Capra's It Happened One Night (1934), Gregory La Cava's My Man Godfrey (1936), and Leo McCarey's The Awful Truth (1937) are routinely, and rightly, celebrated as the collective genesis of screwball comedy. Why Howard Hawks' Twentieth Century (1934) is rarely mentioned in the same giggle is unfathomable..."