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An Unwilling Council OKs Urban Alchemy to Run ARCH
Bad news travels
"...operations of the Austin Resource Center for the Homeless (ARCH) to Urban Alchemy. That's the California-based nonprofit that has..."

Aug. 5, 2022 News Feature by Austin Sanders

ARCH Support
Eradicating homelessness requires a system
"...for information detailing what the next steward of the ARCH will need to provide – whether that be Front..."

July 20, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Downtown Puzzle: ARCH Support
Can the mayor’s plan generate millions for homeless services and permanent housing?
"...indicated that 470 people sleep on beds inside the ARCH. In fact, there are a total of 470 beds..."

Sept. 22, 2017 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Problems at the ARCH
" at the Austin Resource Center for the Homeless (ARCH) for a long time [“APD Alerts Public to Synthetic..."

May 14, 2014 Postmarks

Refer Homeless to ARCH
"...the one in Ms. Acosta's column. Please remember the ARCH!..."

Oct. 29, 2007 Postmarks

Arch Support
Foot Patrol's TJ Wade might just know the meaning of 'toe jam football'
"...On to massaging the arches, soles, and tops of my feet. A little tickling..."

April 29, 2011 Music Feature by Audra Schroeder

"...If architecture can be subversive, then Pliny Fisk's latest creation is..."

July 7, 1995 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Front Steps Slips and Falls
As the nonprofit that runs the ARCH falls apart, the city's rush to replace it frustrates providers
"...accepted the interim ED position at the end of March. He reportedly left after less than a week...."

July 29, 2022 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Council Approves California Homeless Service Provider Urban Alchemy to Take Over Austin's Downtown Shelter
But nobody seems very happy about it
"...operations of the Austin Resource Center for the Homeless (ARCH) to Urban Alchemy...."

July 29, 2022 News Post by Austin Sanders

Naked City
Art program and sale provides needed support for the homeless
"...much less talk about the important community resources the ARCH provides (shelter, day care, education, access to identification needed..."

Nov. 12, 2004 News Feature by Diana Welch

Teen Titans Go! To the Movies
Forget that horrible live-action trailer – here's your real Teen Titans
"...Unless, of course, they can find their very own arch-nemesis to raise their profile: a villain in the form..."

July 27, 2018 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie
An animated adaptation of the beloved book series
"...becomes reality for the boys when they hypnotize their arch-nemesis, the spiteful school principal Mr. Krupp, into believing he..."

June 9, 2017 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Some people stand in the darkness ...
"...scarce amount of its origin and relies on a none-too-arch humor that misses more than it hits. And any..."

May 26, 2017 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Uncle Kent 2
Meta-sequel to the Joe Swanberg film
"...frustrating (which it often is), that’s utterly deliberate. An arch commentary on both worthless indie ramblings and soulless studio..."

Sept. 2, 2016 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Damsels in Distress
Greta Gerwig stars in Whit Stillman's new film that's full of awkward artifice and – dance.
"...lands way off Whitman’s own mark. The comedy is arch, the performances are purposely stiff, and the narrative makes..."

April 27, 2012 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

August Rush
August Rush is a rather prosaic, oddly anxious, contemporary take on Oliver Twist, with Robin Williams – in nasty-man twee mode – thrown in for bad measure.
"...night coupling on a rooftop overlooking Manhattan's Washington Square Arch, they promptly go their separate ways. Neither one realizes..."

Nov. 23, 2007 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Broken English
Parker Posey gives a lovely, toned-down performance as Nora Wilder, the single, mid-30s Manhattanite at the heart of this romantic comedy.
"...chops than are usually on display in the more arch comic roles in which she's usually cast. Nora works..."

July 13, 2007 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Although long on style and concept, this film lacks the primal urgency of Shimizu’s 2003 J-horror blockbuster Ju-on.
"...But the movie is probably too detached and too arch to really scare your pants off – it’s more..."

Jan. 20, 2006 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Cry Wolf
A tech-centric but bloodless teen horror thriller that works best as a stinging critique of post-adolescent whininess.
"...remotely worthy of the appellation "horror film." Ripe with arch dialogue and the sort of catty verbal brinksmanship that..."

Sept. 23, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Bigger Than the Sky
Despite some bright spots in this woefully earnest modern romance, Bigger Than the Sky is awash in the obvious and sports a cloying adulation of theatre folk.
"...The film adopts a dullard’s view of the proscenium arch as a comically romantic chapel for the social misfit..."

Feb. 18, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Assault on Precinct 13
This new version of John Carpenter's classic is superfluous in the extreme, and while it’s not technically a bad movie, per se, viewers unfamiliar with the film’s lineage will likely write it off as yet another midwinter also-ran, the sort of action film that never quite takes off and instead focuses on random gun battles and cheesy dialogue.
" ooze severity, he comes off as one more arch-criminal parody. Also on board for the wild night are..."

Jan. 21, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Directed by Gus Van Sant's longtime editor and written by Lemony Snicket author Daniel Handler, Rick is a harsh but compelling tale that loosely mixes tragedy and comedy.
"...mood and the stylized camerawork make the proceedings too arch to completely succeed. Now, if only it had been..."

Oct. 15, 2004 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Intolerable Cruelty
The Coen brothers tackle a comedy of manners and come out winners.
"...carnality to the film, balancing out the filmmakers’ more arch, quixotic tendencies. Who knew the Coens could be so..."

Oct. 10, 2003 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Death to Smoochy
"...addicts, closet sociopaths, gender issues, murder, and Catherine Keener's arch bitchiness (apparently lifted whole from Being John Malkovich). The..."

March 29, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Return to Never Land
"...those in the original: Peter and Hook are still arch-rivals, Hook kidnaps Jane, Tinker Bell loses her strength because..."

Feb. 15, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

"...tale that serves as a key plot motif, basically archetypes. The central figures are all members of a first-generation..."

Dec. 14, 2001 Movie Review by Russell Smith

"...Sang Hyun singing the events beneath a bare proscenium arch as they occur onscreen. This style -- called Pansori..."

Feb. 16, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle
"...animated duo and pits them once again against their arch-nemeses Natasha Fatale (Russo), Boris Badanov (Alexander), and Fearless Leader..."

June 30, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Dudley Do-Right
"...childhood sweetheart Nell Fenwick (Parker) and his clashes with arch-nemesis Snidely Whiplash (Molina), who also loves the pure Nell..."

Sept. 3, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Mystery Men
Inept amateur superheroes must save the day in this comedy.
"...end, Captain Amazing's alter-ego arranges the parole of this arch-enemy, Cassanova Frankenstein (Rush), from the local asylum to stir..."

Aug. 6, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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