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A Dangerous Method
David Cronenberg forgoes his customary viscera for the more unknowable id as Drs. Jung and Freud hash out the origins of our unconscious impulses.
"...Directed by: David Cronenberg. Starring: Keira Knightley, Michael Fassbender, Viggo Mortensen, Vincent..."

Dec. 23, 2011 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Making a 'Killing'
Joshua Oppenheimer on the half-decade he spent filming for 'The Act of Killing'
"...An old man lies sleeping and whimpering on a bed,..."

Aug. 9, 2013 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Method Gun
The Rude Mechs' play both affirms and dismantles everything your own guru taught you
"...The Method GunOscar G. Brockett Theatre, 300 E. 23rd Sept. 13..."

Sept. 19, 2014 Arts Review by Elizabeth Cobbe

Black Not a Coward But Still an Addict, Hypocrite, Liar, Moral Incompetent!
"...Dear Mr. Black, In your Feb. 10, “Page Two”: Name-Calling,..."

Feb. 13, 2006 Postmarks

DPS Troopers Push Undocumented Immigrants Into a Deportation Pipeline
Spike in traffic stops raises concerns about racial profiling, faulty record keeping, and the damage done to families
"...Texas Department of Public Safety troopers are rounding up undocumented..."

June 2, 2017 News Feature by Debbie Nathan

The Battle for the Springs: A Chronology
"...Save Our What?..."

Aug. 9, 2002 News Feature

Maps to the Stars
David Cronenberg's film, with a script by Bruce Wagner, is a darkly humorous moral fable aimed at Hollywood.
"...Directed by: David Cronenberg. Starring: Julianne Moore, John Cusack, Mia Wasikowska, Robert..."

Feb. 27, 2015 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Who Is Stella Burden, and Why Are They Saying Those Terrible Things About Her?
When the Rude Mechs do a show about acting, they find madness in the Method
"...They call her "the other Stella."..."

March 28, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Planned Parenthood Sues Texas Over Anti-Choice Bill SB 8
Health providers hope to strike down second-trimester abortion ban
"...They promised a fight and now they’re delivering...."

July 20, 2017 News Post by Mary Tuma

From the Archive: The Charlie Kaufman Canon
As Anomalisa opens in Austin, we revisit interviews and reviews
"...Is Charlie Kaufman the most talented screenwriter of his generation, or..."

Jan. 15, 2016 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

SXSW Panel Recap: Absurdity Sells: The Value of Playful Events
Keeping things weird for community, art, and profit
"...During SXSW, Austin begins to resemble a high-tech county fair, with brands..."

March 13, 2018 SXSW Post by Tucker Whatley

Recounting Recount
Laura Dern's outrageous "Kitty" Harris hits the mark.
"...remember in 2000, during the Bush v. Gore recount debacle, watching with gross car-wrecky fascination, the twistedly taut Katherine..."

June 18, 2008 Qmmunity Post by Kate X Messer

SXSW Adds Speakers, Films
Buzz Aldrin, Kesha, Cory Booker, Cecile Richards, and more
"...From moon explorers to tech investors, musicians to Muppets, and from the joint chiefs of staff..."

Feb. 7, 2017 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

Choosing Detention Over Death
Refugees come to the U.S. seeking protection, find detention instead
"...In August 2014, "M," a 27-year-old Guate­malan woman, decided to come..."

Dec. 25, 2015 News Feature by Dina Samir Shehata

Letters at 3AM: James Hillman (1926-2011)
Remembering James Hillman
"...Santa Barbara is a city on the California coast that..."

Jan. 13, 2012 Column by Michael Ventura

(Gasp!) Watson Was Right
The Former Chief, the Audit, the Research All Say: We Need Community Policing

March 21, 1997 News Feature by Louisa C. Brinsmade

(Gasp!) Watson Was Right
The Former Chief, the Audit, the Research All Say: We Need Community Policing

March 21, 1997 News Feature by Louisa C. Brinsmade

Are You Ready For Shakwon and Reggie?
Your guide to Wu-Tang aliases
"...What was supposed to happen: this particular offering of Check..."

Sept. 18, 2008 Music Post by Chase Hoffberger

When Good Food Goes Bad
"...photograph by John Anderson Let's hope you food sanitation neophytes..."

June 4, 1999 Food Feature by Mick Vann

Capitol Chronicle
The Lege attempt at air pollution control gets shot down in court.
"...It was a one-day story in a few state dailies, so..."

May 3, 2002 News Column by Michael King

Wes Anderson Brings Isle of Dogs to SXSW
Plus Midnighters bring the gore, and Alita party
"...Last week, SXSW announced that high-concept horror A Quiet Place..."

Feb. 7, 2018 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

The One About Erotic 'Harry Potter' Fan Fiction
Filmmaker Clay Liford on fan fiction from '50 Shades' to 'Star Trek'
"...My name is Clay, and my short film at Fantastic Fest..."

Sept. 21, 2013 Screens Post by Clay Liford

Hot Movie Previews
Sneaking Into Summer
"...Between mid May and Labor Day, there are only 15 weekends -..."

May 23, 1997 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Bill of the Week: No 'Easy Death'
Bill ends animal shelter gas chambers
"...When Seagoville Police Sergeant Karl Bailey was asked to run the..."

May 18, 2013 News Post by Brandon Watson

Suit Filed Against Latest Abortion Ban
This year's target: Senate Bill 8
"...While the Texas Legislature continues to chip away at reproductive rights this..."

July 28, 2017 News Feature by Mary Tuma

“Cruel” Anti-Abortion SB 8 Sent to Gov’s Desk to Become Law
Expect a court challenge over "unconstitutional" bill
"...The most sweeping anti-choice bill since 2013’s House Bill 2 now moves to..."

May 26, 2017 News Post by Mary Tuma

Brain Busters
Adam Savage on the human capacity for knowledge
"...How does the most witty and reputable problem-solver on TV stay focused while filming three..."

Feb. 28, 2014 Screens Feature by Chase Hoffberger

'Justified' Recap: 'Truth and Consequences'
Handling snakes and secrets can be dangerous
"...This week, Boyd’s crew is not only snake-bit but mutinous, the marshals all have stiffies, the “widow”..."

Jan. 23, 2013 Screens Post by Virginia B. Wood

No Catharsis in 'The Comedy'
Rick Alverson and Tim Heidecker talk about savage reviews and the danger in grand gestures
"...As a man named Swanson, Tim Heidecker moves through Rick..."

Nov. 30, 2012 Screens Feature by Shawn Badgley

Luv Doc: Vice Without the Ad
Existentially speaking, it's probably best not to go apeshit with the featherduster
"...Happy new year, gentle reader, and welcome to the first..."

Jan. 6, 2017 Column by The Luv Doc

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