1998 Austin Theatrical Movie Openings

Authors are: Marjorie Baumgarten (M.B.), Hollis Chacona (H.C.), Steve Davis (S.D.), Robert Faires (R.F.), Marc Savlov (M.S.), Russell Smith (R.S.)

Title Stars Author Reviewed
AFTERGLOW 3.0 (M.B.) 2/13/98
AIR BUD: GOLDEN RECEIVER 1.5 (M.S.) 8/21/98
UN AIR DE FAMILLE 3.0 (M.S.) 11/27/98
THE ALARMIST 1.0 (S.D.) 11/27/98
ALMOST HEROES 0 (R.S.) 6/5/98
AMERICAN HISTORY X 3.0 (M.S.) 11/13/98
AMERICAN JOB 3.5 (M.B.) 3/6/98
ANTZ 2.5 (M.S.) 10/2/98
THE APOSTLE 4.0 (S.D.) 2/6/98
APT PUPIL 3.0 (M.S.) 10/23/98
ARMAGEDDON 3.0 (M.S.) 7/3/98
ARTEMISIA 2.5 (M.B.) 11/6/98
AUTUMN SUN 3.0 (R.S.) 10/30/98
THE AVENGERS 1.5 (M.S.) 8/21/98
AYN RAND: A SENSE OF LIFE 3.0 (M.S.) 11/6/98
BABE: PIG IN THE CITY 3.0 (M.S.) 11/27/98
BARNEY'S GREAT ADVENTURE: THE MOVIE 1.5 (M.B.) 4/3/98
BASEKETBALL 3.0 (M.S.) 7/31/98
BELLY 1.0 (M.B.) 11/6/98
BELOVED 4.0 (M.B.) 10/16/98
BENT 3.0 (M.S.) 2/20/98
THE BEST MAN 3.5 (M.B.) 9/11/98
THE BEYOND 2.5 (M.S.) 6/12/98
THE BIG CHILL Revival (M.B.) 11/6/98(11/11/83)
THE BIG HIT 0 (M.S.) 5/1/98
THE BIG LEBOWSKI 4.5 (M.B.) 3/6/98
THE BIG ONE 3.5 (M.B.) 4/24/98
BILLY'S HOLLYWOOD SCREEN KISS 3.5 (S.D.) 9/11/98
BLACK DOG 0 (M.B.) 5/8/98
BLADE 3.0 (M.S.) 8/21/98
BLUES BROTHERS 2000 3.5 (M.S.) 2/6/98
THE BORROWERS 1.0 (H.C.) 2/13/98
THE BOXER 3.5 (R.S.) 1/9/98
BRIDE OF CHUCKY 3.5 (M.S.) 10/23/98
BROADWAY DAMAGE 3.0 (S.D.) 7/24/98
BUFFALO '66 3.5 (M.S.) 8/7/98
A BUG'S LIFE 3.5 (R.S.) 11/27/98
BULWORTH 4.0 (M.B.) 5/22/98
THE BUTCHER BOY 3.5 (M.B.) 5/1/98
CAN'T HARDLY WAIT 3.0 (M.S.) 6/12/98
CANNIBAL! THE MUSICAL 3.0 (M.S.) 8/28/98
CAUGHT UP 1.0 (S.D.) 3/6/98
THE CELEBRATION 4.0 (M.B.) 11/20/98
CELEBRITY 1.5 (S.D.) 11/20/98
CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD Preview (M.B.) 4/10/98
THE CHAMBERMAID 3.0 (M.B.) 10/2/98
CHARACTER 2.5 (M.B.) 5/15/98
CHINESE BOX 2.5 (R.S.) 5/15/98
CHOCOLATE BABIES 3.0 (R.F.) 5/15/98
CITY OF ANGELS 2.0 (S.D.) 4/17/98
CLAY PIGEONS 2.0 (M.S.) 10/2/98
CLOCKWATCHERS 3.5 (R.S.) 6/19/98
COUSIN BETTE 3.5 (H.C.) 6/26/98
THE CRUISE 4.0 (M S.) 11/27/98
CUBE 2.0 (M.S.) 10/30/98
DANCE WITH ME 2.5 (R.S.) 8/21/98
DANCER, TEXAS POP. 81 4.0 (H.C.) 5/1/98
DANGEROUS BEAUTY 1.0 (M.S.) 3/6/98
DARK CITY 2.5 (M.S.) 2/27/98
DAY AT THE BEACH 1.5 (M.S.) 6/26/98
DEAD MAN ON CAMPUS 1.0 (M.S.) 8/21/98
DEAR JESSE 2.0 (M.B.) 7/31/98
DECEIVER 2.0 (M.B.) 4/17/98
DEE SNIDER'S STRANGELAND 0 (M.S.) 10/9/98
DEEP CRIMSON 3.0 (M.S.) 1/23/98
DEEP IMPACT 2.0 (M.S.) 5/8/98
DEEP IN THE HEART (OF TEXAS) 2.0 (M.B.) 5/8/98
DEEP RISING 2.5 (M.S.) 1/30/98
DEJA VU 2.0 (M.B.) 6/19/98
DESPERATE MEASURES 0 (S.D.) 1/30/98
DIRTY WORK 0 (M.S.) 6/19/98
THE DISENCHANTED 3.0 (M.S.) 12/4/98
DISTURBING BEHAVIOR 2.5 (M.S.) 7/24/98
DOWN IN THE DELTA 2.5 (R.S.) 12/25/98
DR. DOLITTLE 2.5 (R.S.) 6/26/98
THE DRESS 2.5 (H.C) 8/14/98
THE EDUCATION OF LITTLE TREE 3.0 (R.S.) 1/30/98
THE EEL 4.0 (M.S.) 11/20/98
ELIZABETH 3.5 (R.S.) 11/20/98
ENEMY OF THE STATE 3.5 (M.S.) 11/20/98
EVER AFTER 3.0 (M.B.) 7/31/98
THE FACULTY 3.5 (M.S.) 12/25/98
FALLEN 2.0 (M.S.) 1/16/98
FALLEN ANGELS 3.5 (R.S.) 4/10/98
FEAR AND LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS 2.5 (M.B.) 5/22/98
FETISHES 2.0 (M.S.) 2/13/98
54 2.5 (M.S.) 8/28/98
FIRELIGHT 2.0 (M.S.) 10/16/98
FIRESTORM 2.5 (M.S.) 1/9/98
FIRST LOVE, LAST RITES 1.5 (M.B.) 9/11/98
FORGOTTEN SILVER 3.5 (M.S.) 4/10/98
FOUR DAYS IN SEPTEMBER 3.5 (R.S.) 2/13/98
A FRIEND OF THE DECEASED 3.5 (M.S.) 6/12/98
FULL SPEED (A TOUTE VITESSE) 1.5 (M.B.) 7/24/98
FULL TILT BOOGIE 3.5 (M.S.) 7/31/98
FUNNY GAMES 3.5 (M.S.) 9/18/98
GADJO DILO 3.5 (R.S.) 10/2/98
GENERAL CHAOS: UNCENSORED ANIMATION 2.5 (M.S.) 10/2/98
THE GINGERBREAD MAN 3.5 (M.B.) 5/15/98
GODZILLA 2.5 (M.S.) 5/22/98
GONIN 4.0 (M.S.) 4/24/98
THE GOVERNESS 3.0 (M.B.) 8/28/98
GREAT EXPECTATIONS 3.5 (R.S.) 1/30/98
HABIT 2.0 (M.S.) 2/27/98
HALF-BAKED 1.0 (R.S.) 1/23/98
HALLOWEEN: H20 2.5 (M.S.) 8/7/98
HANA-BI (FIREWORKS) 4.0 (R.S.) 5/22/98
HANDS ON A HARD BODY 4.5 (R.S.) 7/10/98
THE HANGING GARDEN 3.0 (M.B.) 7/10/98
HAPPINESS 4.0 (M.B.) 10/23/98
HARD RAIN 1.0 (M.S.) 1/16/98
HAV PLENTY 2.5 (M.S.) 6/19/98
HE GOT GAME 3.0 (R.S.) 5/1/98
HENRY FOOL 3.5 (M.B.) 7/24/98
HIGH ART 3.5 (M.B.) 6/26/98
HOLY MAN 0 (M.B.) 10/9/98
HOME FRIES 2.5 (M.S.) 11/27/98
HOPE FLOATS 2.0 (M.B.) 5/29/98
THE HORSE WHISPERER 3.5 (M.S.) 5/15/98
HOW STELLA GOT HER GROOVE BACK 3.5 (R.S.) 8/14/98
HURRICANE STREETS 3.5 (M.S.) 4/24/98
HUSH 1.0 (M.S.) 3/6/98
I GOT THE HOOK-UP 2.0 (M.S.) 6/5/98
I LOVE YOU, DON'T TOUCH ME Preview (M.B.) 5/29/98
I LOVE YOU, I LOVE YOU NOT 1.5 (R.S.) 4/3/98
I MARRIED A STRANGE PERSON 3.0 (M.S.) 12/11/98
I STILL KNOW WHAT YOU DID LAST SUMMER 0 (M.S.) 11/20/98
I THINK I DO 3.0 (S.D.) 5/22/98
I WENT DOWN 3.5 (M.B.) 7/3/98
I'LL BE HOME FOR CHRISTMAS 1.0 (H.C.) 11/20/98
ILLTOWN 3.0 (M.S.) 1/30/98
THE IMPOSTORS 3.0 (S.D.) 10/2/98
THE INHERITORS 3.5 (M.B.) 11/27/98
INSOMNIA 4.0 (R.S.) 12/11/98
IT'S IN THE WATER 3.0 (R.S.) 1/30/98
JACK FROST 0 (M.S.) 12/18/98
JAMES ELLROY: DEMON DOG OF AMERICAN CRIME FICTION 3.0 (M.S.) 7/24/98
JOHN CARPENTER'S VAMPIRES 2.5 (M.S.) 10/30/98
JUNK MAIL 3.5 (M.B.) 6/12/98
KILLER CONDOM 3.0 (M.B.) 8/21/98
KISSING A FOOL 2.5 (S.D.) 2/27/98
KNOCK OFF 2.0 (R.S.) 9/11/98
KRIPPENDORF'S TRIBE .5 (M.B.) 2/27/98
KUNDUN 2.5 (M.S.) 1/16/98
KURT AND COURTNEY 3.0 (M.S.) 4/10/98
THE LAND GIRLS Preview (M.B.) 7/10/98
THE LAST BIG THING 0 (M.S.) 11/13/98
THE LAST DAYS OF DISCO 3.0 (S.D.) 6/5/98
THE LAST EMPEROR: ORIGINAL DIRECTOR'S CUT Preview (M.B.) 12/25/98
LAWN DOGS 2.0 (M.B.) 7/10/98
THE LEADING MAN 2.5 (M.B.) 4/10/98
LEATHER JACKET LOVE STORY 2.0 (M.B.) 6/5/98
LET'S TALK ABOUT SEX 0 (M.B.) 9/11/98
LETHAL WEAPON 4 0 (M.S.) 7/17/98
LEWIS & CLARK & GEORGE 2.0 (R.S.) 2/13/98
LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL 3.5 (M.B.) 11/6/98
LITTLE BOY BLUE 1.5 (M.S.) 6/26/98
LIVE FLESH 3.5 (R.S.) 2/27/98
LIVING OUT LOUD 2.5 (S.D.) 11/13/98
LOLITA 2.5 (M.B.) 10/16/98
LOST IN SPACE 2.0 (M.B.) 4/10/98
LOVE AND DEATH ON LONG ISLAND 3.5 (M.B.) 3/27/98
LOVE IS THE DEVIL 2.0 (R.S.) 12/4/98
MA VIE EN ROSE 3.5 (M.B.) 2/27/98
MADELINE 3.0 (H.C.) 7/10/98
MAFIA! 1.5 (M.S.) 7/24/98
MAJOR LEAGUE: BACK TO THE MINORS 1.0 (M.B.) 5/1/98
THE MAN IN THE IRON MASK 2.0 (M.S.) 3/13/98
MARIE BAIE DES ANGES 2.0 (M.S.) 8/7/98
MARIUS AND JEANNETTE 3.5 (M.B.) 9/4/98
MARY JANE'S NOT A VIRGIN ANYMORE 3.0 (M.B.) 3/20/98
THE MASK OF ZORRO 3.0 (M.S.) 7/17/98
MEET JOE BLACK 3.0 (M.S.) 11/13/98
MEET THE DEEDLES 1.5 (H.C.) 4/3/98
MEN WITH GUNS 3.0 (M.S.) 4/17/98
MERCURY RISING 1.5 (M.S.) 4/10/98
A MERRY WAR 3.0 (R.S.) 10/23/98
THE MIGHTY 2.5 (M.B.) 10/23/98
MIGHTY JOE YOUNG 2.0 (M.S.) 12/25/98
LES MISERABLES 3.5 (M.S.) 5/1/98
MODULATIONS 2.5 (M.S.) 10/9/98
MONUMENT AVE. 3.5 (M.S.) 10/30/98
MOON OVER BROADWAY 3.5 (R.F.) 4/3/98
MR. JEALOUSY 2.0 (M.S.) 7/10/98
MR. NICE GUY 2.5 (R.S.) 3/27/98
MRS. DALLOWAY 1.0 (M.S.) 3/27/98
MULAN 4.0 (H.C.) 6/19/98
MY GIANT 1.5 (M.B.) 4/17/98
THE NEGOTIATOR 3.0 (M.S.) 8/7/98
THE NEWTON BOYS 3.5 (M.B.) 3/27/98
THE NEXT STEP 2.0 (M.B.) 4/17/98
NEXT STOP, WONDERLAND 3.0 (M.B.) 8/28/98
NIAGARA, NIAGARA 1.0 (S.D.) 4/3/98
A NIGHT AT THE ROXBURY 0.5 (R.S.) 10/9/98
NIGHTS OF CABIRIA Revival (M.B.) 10/9/98
NIGHTWATCH 2.5 (M.S.) 6/19/98
NIL BY MOUTH 3.0 (R.S.) 3/13/98
NO LOOKING BACK 2.5 (M.B.) 5/1/98
O AMOR NATURAL 3.0 (R.S.) 8/7/98
THE OBJECT OF MY AFFECTION 2.0 (S.D.) 4/24/98
THE ODD COUPLE II 2.0 (M.S.) 4/10/98
OFFICE KILLER 1.5 (M.S.) 1/9/98
OLYMPIA 3.0 (R.S.) 11/13/98
ONE TOUGH COP 1.0 (M.S.) 11/20/98
ONE TRUE THING 3.5 (M.B.) 10/2/98
THE ONLY THRILL 2.0 (M.B.) 2/13/98
THE OPPOSITE OF SEX 3.5 (M.S.) 7/3/98
ORGAZMO 3.0 (M.S.) 10/23/98
OSCAR AND LUCINDA 4.0 (M.B.) 2/20/98
OUT OF SIGHT 3.5 (M.S.) 6/26/98
PALMETTO 2.5 (M.S.) 2/27/98
THE PARENT TRAP 2.5 (H.C.) 7/31/98
PASSION IN THE DESERT 2.0 (M.B.) 7/24/98
PATCH ADAMS 0 (M.B.) 12/25/98
PAUL MONETTE: THE BRINK OF SUMMER'S END 3.5 (R.S.) 4/24/98
PAULIE 2.0 (M.S.) 4/17/98
PECKER 3.0 (M.B.) 10/2/98
A PERFECT MURDER 2.5 (H.C.) 6/5/98
PERMANENT MIDNIGHT 2.5 (M.B.) 10/2/98
PHANTOMS 1.5 (M.S.) 1/30/98
PI (pi) 3.5 (M.S.) 7/31/98
THE PLAYERS CLUB 2.0 (R.S.) 4/17/98
PLEASANTVILLE 2.5 (M.B.) 10/30/98
PLUMP FICTION 0 (M.S.) 9/4/98
POLISH WEDDING 2.0 (M.B.) 7/31/98
POST COITUM 3.0 (S.D.) 6/26/98
PRACTICAL MAGIC 2.5 (R.S.) 10/16/98
A PRICE ABOVE RUBIES 1.5 (M.B.) 4/3/98
THE PRINCE OF EGYPT 3.5 (M.B.) 12/18/98
PRIMARY COLORS 2.5 (S.D.) 3/27/98
THE PROPOSITION 2.0 (M.S.) 6/5/98
PSYCHO 2.5 (M.B.) 12/11/98
QUEST FOR CAMELOT 2.5 (M.B.) 5/15/98
RATCHET 1.0 (M.S.) 7/31/98
THE REAL BLONDE 2.5 (M.S.) 5/29/98
REDBOY 13 3.5 (M.S.) 11/6/98
REGENERATION 3.0 (M.B.) 10/2/98
THE REPLACEMENT KILLERS 2.0 (R.S.) 2/6/98
RETURN TO PARADISE 2.0 (M.S.) 8/14/98
RIDE 1.0 (M.S.) 4/3/98
THE RIDE (Worldwide Pictures) Preview (M.B.) 2/27/98
RINGMASTER 0 (M.B.) 11/27/98
RONIN 3.0 (M.S.) 10/2/98
ROUNDERS 3.0 (M.B.) 9/11/98
THE RUGRATS MOVIE 2.0 (H.C.) 11/27/98
RUSH HOUR 2.0 (M.S.) 10/2/98
SAFE MEN 3.5 (M.B.) 8/7/98
SAVING PRIVATE RYAN 4.0 (M.S.) 7/24/98
SCORE 2.5 (M.B.) 10/9/98
A SELF-MADE HERO 3.5 (R.S.) 2/6/98
SENSELESS 1.0 (M.S.) 2/20/98
SHADRACH Preview (M.B.) 12/25/98
SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE 4.0 (M.B.) 12/25/98
SHATTERED IMAGE Preview (M.B.) 12/11/98
SHOOTING FISH 2.0 (M.S.) 5/22/98
SHOPPING FOR FANGS Preview (M.B.) 9/18/98
SICK: THE LIFE AND DEATH OF BOB FLANAGAN, SUPERMASOCHIST 4.0 (R.S.) 1/16/98
THE SIEGE 2.5 (M.S.) 11/6/98
THE SILVER SCREEN: COLOR ME LAVENDER 3.5 (S.D.) 8/21/98
SIMON BIRCH 3.5 (H.C.) 9/11/98
A SIMPLE PLAN 3.5 (M.S.) 12/11/98
SIX DAYS, SEVEN NIGHTS 1.5 (S.D) 6/19/98
SIX-STRING SAMURAI 3.0 (R.S.) 9/18/98
SLAM Preview (M.B.) 11/13/98
SLIDING DOORS 3.5 (H.C.) 4/24/98
SLUMS OF BEVERLY HILLS 3.0 (M.B.) 8/28/98
SMALL SOLDIERS 2.5 (M.S.) 7/10/98
SMOKE SIGNALS 3.5 (M.S.) 7/17/98
SNAKE EYES 3.5 (S.D.) 8/7/98
SOLDIER 2.0 (M.S.) 10/30/98
A SOLDIER'S DAUGHTER NEVER CRIES 2.5 (M.B.) 10/2/98
SONATINE 3.0 (R.S.) 7/17/98
THE SPANISH PRISONER 2.5 (M.B.) 5/1/98
SPECIES II 1.0 (M.S.) 4/17/98
SPHERE 2.0 (R.S.) 2/20/98
SPICE WORLD 1.5 (M.S.) 1/23/98
SPIKE & MIKE'S 1998 CLASSIC FESTIVAL OF ANIMATION 2.5 (M.S.) 7/3/98
SPIKE & MIKE'S SICK AND TWISTED FESTIVAL OF ANIMATION '98 3.0 (R.S.) 1/30/98
STAR KID 2.5 (M.B.) 1/16/98
STAR TREK: INSURRECTION 2.0 (M.S.) 12/11/98
STEPMOM 2.5 (H.C.) 12/25/98
STILL BREATHING 3.0 (H.C.) 5/1/98
SUICIDE KINGS 1.5 (M.S.) 4/24/98
SUMMER OF THE MONKEYS Preview (M.B.) 10/30/98
THE SWEET HEREAFTER 4.5 (M.B.) 1/9/98
SWEPT FROM THE SEA 2.5 (R.S.) 2/27/98
THE TANGO LESSON 2.0 (M.B.) 1/30/98
TARZAN AND THE LOST CITY 0 (M.S.) 5/1/98
TASTE OF CHERRY 2.5 (M.B.) 10/16/98
THERE'S SOMETHING ABOUT MARY 3.0 (M.B.) 7/17/98
THE THIEF 3.5 (S.D.) 8/28/98
TOKYO FIST 3.5 (M.S.) 4/10/98
TOUCH OF EVIL 4.5 (M.S.) 10/16/98
THE TRUMAN SHOW 3.0 (M.B.) 6/5/98
TWENTYFOURSEVEN 3.5 (M.S.) 5/8/98
TWILIGHT 2.0 (M.B.) 3/6/98
THE TWILIGHT OF THE GOLDS 2.0 (M.S.) 2/6/98
TWO GIRLS AND A GUY 1.5 (M.S.) 4/24/98
U.S. MARSHALS 2.5 (R.S.) 3/6/98
UNDER HEAVEN Preview (M.B.) 8/14/98
UNDER THE SKIN 3.5 (M.B.) 6/12/98
UNDERGROUND 4.0 (M.S.) 5/15/98
URBAN LEGEND 1.5 (M.S.) 10/2/98
VELVET GOLDMINE 4.0 (R.S.) 11/6/98
VERY BAD THINGS .5 (M.S.) 11/27/98
WAG THE DOG 4.0 (M.B.) 1/9/98
THE WATERBOY 2.5 (M.S.) 11/6/98
THE WEDDING SINGER 2.5 (M.S.) 2/13/98
WELCOME TO SARAJEVO 3.0 (M.S.) 2/13/98
WESTERN 3.5 (M.S.) 10/16/98
WHAT DREAMS MAY COME 2.5 (M.B.) 10/2/98
WHATEVER 3.0 (M.B.) 8/7/98
WHY DO FOOLS FALL IN LOVE 3.0 (R.S.) 8/28/98
WILD MAN BLUES 3.0 (M.B.) 6/5/98
WILD THINGS 3.0 (M.S.) 3/27/98
WILDE 3.5 (M.B.) 6/19/98
THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS 3.5 (M.S.) 3/6/98
THE WINTER GUEST 2.5 (R.F.) 3/20/98
WITHOUT LIMITS 3.5 (S.D.) 11/6/98
THE WIZARD OF OZ Revival (M.B.) 11/6/98
WOO 1.5 (M.S.) 5/15/98
WRONGFULLY ACCUSED 0 (M.S.) 8/28/98
THE X-FILES 3.0 (M.S.) 6/19/98
YELLOW 3.0 (M.S.) 7/24/98
YOU'VE GOT MAIL 3.5 (S.D.) 12/18/98
YOUR FRIENDS & NEIGHBORS 4.0 (M.B.) 8/21/98
ZERO EFFECT 2.0 (S.D.) 2/13/98

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