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ADAPT Refuses to Hold Capital Metro Responsible
"...Dear Editor, ADAPT of Texas itself is a part of Austin’s caste..."

July 12, 2014 Postmarks

Local Nonprofits Adapt to Help People Survive Domestic Violence During COVID-19
Seeking shelter when home isn't safe

May 8, 2020 News Feature by Beth Sullivan

Adapt or Fry: UT Climate Adaptation Symposium
Forum focuses on local solutions to climate change
"...antagonists. The organizers of next week's Climate Resilience and Adaptation Strategies Symposium at UT's LBJ School know that the..."

Sept. 27, 2013 News Feature by Brandon Watson

Laal Singh Chaddha
Indian remake of Forrest Gump even more cloying than the original
"...of Gump, directed by Advait Chandan (Secret Superstar) and adapted from Eric Roth’s original screenplay by Atul Kulkarni. Hindi..."

Aug. 12, 2022 Movie Review by Josh Hurtado

For His Dance (Re)current Unrest, Charles O. Anderson Keeps Moving
Through the pandemic and other obstacles, the choreographer and UT teacher continues to adapt
"...that impossible. Then, after a summer of scrambling to adapt the work from live performance to film so it..."

Oct. 16, 2020 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The New Mutants
The last of the X-Men finally get to the screen
"...Mutants, the final entry in the Fox era of adaptations of Marvel's X-Men comics. There's that of the filmwatcher,..."

Aug. 28, 2020 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Memoir of War
WWII literary adaptation lacks the novel's spark and insight
"...Writer/director Emmanuel Finkiel tries very hard to adapt Duras’ modernist storytelling tactics to Memoir of War and,..."

Aug. 31, 2018 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Mary and the Witch's Flower
Studio Ghibli alums stick to the formula for magical tale.
"...would Japanese animation be without British literary fantasy to adapt? Doing quite fine, of course, but it's often overlooked..."

Feb. 16, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

The Sense of an Ending
A man's past comes back to haunt him in the form of a letter
"...In adapting Julian Barnes’ novel, the 2011 Man Booker Prize winner,..."

March 24, 2017 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Victor Frankenstein
This version of the Frankenstein tale is told from Igor's perspective
"...the monster in this, the 60th (thereabouts) film to adapt or riff on Mary Shelley’s prescient 1818 sci-fi/horror novel...."

Nov. 27, 2015 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Ralph Fiennes directs this terrific contemporary update of Shakespeare's timeless play about war.
"...Fiennes couldn't have picked a better Shakespeare play to adapt for his directorial debut, seeing as how it deals..."

March 2, 2012 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Aliens in the Attic
A group of kids save their vacation home from extraterrestrials while keeping their clueless elders out of the loop.
"...them, while the wily teens, tweens, and pretweens rapidly adapt and utilize their specialized skills (honed by hours of..."

Aug. 7, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Love in the Time of Cholera
Funny when it’s supposed to be serious and awkward when it’s supposed to be romantic, every twist in this Gabriel García Márquez adaptation is a near miss, except for the performance of Javier Bardem.
"...performance cannot save what is otherwise a painful mess. Adapted from Gabriel García Márquez’s masterpiece, the film stays true..."

Nov. 16, 2007 Movie Review by Toddy Burton

Where the Truth Lies
Master filmmaker Atom Egoyan goes for the mainstream with this new murder mystery, but sadly his aim is way, way off.
"...aim is way off. Whatever instincts guided Egoyan to adapt Rupert ("The Piña Colada Song") Holmes’ show-biz murder mystery..."

Nov. 11, 2005 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Treasure Planet
"...Disney's keen sense of the past and how to adapt it to the present. That said, what's a Disney..."

Nov. 29, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Queen Margot
This visaully sumptuous story about regal intrigues and passions during the religious wars of the 16th century is based on the novel by Alexandre Dumas.
"...Chereau (L'Homme Blesse, L'Intervention) collaborated with Daniele Thompson to adapt Alexandre Dumas' novel of the same name for the..."

Jan. 27, 1995 Movie Review by Alison Macor

The Pelican Brief
"...should think about teaming up with Oliver Stone) to adapt the Grisham best-seller to the screen. Back from a..."

Dec. 17, 1993 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

AAAS Highlights Austin Efforts to Address Climate Change
One of 18 communities featured in “How We Respond,” released today
"...and perspectives from 18 communities using scientific information to adapt to climate change impacts and/or reduce greenhouse gas emissions.”..."

Sept. 16, 2019 News Post by Michael King

Where the Sidewalks End
Austin's patchwork sidewalk system has a history – and just maybe a better future
"...nice alternative, but essential infrastructure. That's where advocacy group ADAPT of Texas comes into play. Jennifer McPhail works with..."

July 11, 2014 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Give 'Til It Helps, Part 2
Here's Part 2 of our list, now check it twice and give to do good!

Dec. 23, 2011 Features Feature by Kate X Messer

Can't Get There From Here
While suburban rail spends and stumbles, Cap Metro's transit-dependent riders wait at the end of the line
" travel quickly," says Jennifer McPhail, an organizer with ADAPT of Texas, an activist group dedicated to removing obstacles..."

Jan. 22, 2010 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Pet Sematary
Latest Stephen King adaptation is a pretty good horror film, but nothing more
"...the imagination of non-King readers. As Hollywood struggles to adapt or re-adapt as many of King’s novels as they..."

April 5, 2019 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

Luv Doc: Breadwinning
There's a pretty good chance that the robot uprising is probably just around the corner
"...built for evolution. We have an amazing ability to adapt if conditions warrant...."

July 13, 2018 Column by The Luv Doc

Hazardous Hoofers
Jaywalking is No Mean Feet
"...a prominent Austin group that advocates for the disabled, ADAPT, for selling out more practical priorities by endorsing the..."

June 12, 1998 News Column by Jenny Staff

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...County Clerk Dana DeBeauvoir among the participants... -- A.S. ADAPT Scores..."

Aug. 22, 1997 News Feature

REV UP the Vote
A local campaign aims to boost the disability vote
" a disability vote," said Bob Kafka, organizer for ADAPT of Texas and the Texas Dis­abil­ity Project (TDP). "We're..."

July 15, 2016 News Feature by Annamarya Scaccia

Point Austin: Have You Been Screwed by Rick Perry?
The governor's political offenses outstrip his sexual ones
"...public education and health care. For just one example, ADAPT of Texas, which advocates for people with disabilities, calculates..."

Aug. 26, 2011 News Column by Michael King

Lawsuits filed against Austin venues for alleged ADA violations
" mark the July 26 anniversary of the ADA, ADAPT of Texas and the Texas Civil Rights Project filed..."

July 29, 2011 News Feature by Michael King

Cap Metro Not Budging on Budget
Board hears earful on inaccessible bus stops
"...continue to have issues with accessibility," David Witte of Adapt of Texas, a disability rights organization, complained to the..."

Sept. 25, 2009 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...July 26, 1990), the Texas Civil Rights Project and ADAPT of Texas have filed 14 lawsuits against local businesses..."

July 30, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

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