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Last Action Hero
Overflowing with stunts, one-liners, and cameos, this would-be blockbuster overflows with unfulfilled potential.
"...everything to everybody rarely, if ever, works, and Last Action Hero is a textbook case in point. Borrowing heavily..."

June 25, 1993 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Action Point
Johnny Knoxville takes one for the team (again)
"...Action Point gives Knoxville and a Jackass crew redux (basically..."

June 8, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Oscar-Nominated Short Films 2014: Live Action
Short films come in nice packages.
"...This year’s quintet of Oscar-nominated, live-action short films is, as ever, a mixed bag of..."

Feb. 7, 2014 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Waterloo Counseling Center Will Become a Program of Texas Health Action Alongside Kind Clinic
THA announces vision to combine sexual and behavioral health services
"...Today Texas Health Action announced Austin’s Waterloo Counseling Center will become a program..."

Aug. 24, 2020 News Post by Beth Sullivan

Looney Tunes: Back in Action
Riotous comedy mixes live-action and animation for a great result.
"...of Jordan’s wooden personage and liquid ball-handling. Back in Action succeeds where that film failed due, in no small..."

Nov. 14, 2003 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

A Civil Action
"...was blessed last year by Jonathan Harr's A Civil Action, a personal nominee for the Airport Newsstand-Book Hall of..."

Jan. 8, 1999 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Federal Judge Hears Oral Arguments in Sexual Assault Class Action
Yeakel to consider motions to dismiss before issuing scheduling order
"...Travis County’s motions to dismiss the sexual assault class action suit brought against both entities by eight local rape..."

Dec. 17, 2018 News Post by Sarah Marloff

2017 Oscar-Nominated Short Films: Live Action
Why not form an opinion instead of guessing what will win?
"...bias against comedy. That bias trickles down to the live-action short films category, as well; social justice themes play..."

Feb. 10, 2017 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

2016 Oscar-Nominated Short Films: Live Action
Form an opinion instead of guessing what will win this category
"...Anguish pervades the majority of this season’s nominated live-action shorts, sometimes with tragic results. With the exception of..."

Jan. 29, 2016 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Creative Action's I Spy Pie a Big Success
Kids and families enjoy art, music, and pie
"...The talented and energetic folks from Creative Action (formerly Theater Action Project) certainly know how to throw..."

Oct. 26, 2012 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Academy Award-Nominated Live-Action Shorts 2009
Good things come in small packages.
"...this year’s Academy Award for a Short Film (Live Action) tips its hand too far. What can safely be..."

Feb. 6, 2009 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Sexual Health and Wellness Nonprofit Texas Health Action Opens Third Kind Clinic in Austin
South Austin clinic will be first Kind Clinic with an on-site pharmacy
"...Austin-based nonprofit Texas Health Action opened its third Kind Clinic in Austin on Oct...."

Oct. 29, 2020 Qmmunity Post by Beth Sullivan

Abbott Issues “Safety Action Report” on Gun Violence
Recommendations long on surveillance, short on gun restrictions
"...Thursday, Sept. 12, Gov. Greg Abbott issued a “Safety Action Report” in response to recent Texas mass shootings in..."

Sept. 16, 2019 News Post by Michael King

Science-Based “314 Action” PAC Attacks Congressional Candidate for Her Legal Work
PAC pitches hardball against Shannon Hutcheson in TX-10 Race
"...candidate Pritesh Gandhi announced the primary endorsement of “314 Action … the nation’s largest resource for scientists and STEM..."

Feb. 26, 2020 News Post by Michael King

2019 Oscar-Nominated Short Films: Live Action
Childhood trauma dominates this year's narrative short list
"...that holds together this year’s Academy Award-nominated short live action films, it has to do with children in harm’s..."

Feb. 8, 2019 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

2018 Oscar-Nominated Short Films: Live Action
Compassion, grace, and humor distinguish the Oscar hopefuls
"...This year, three of the nominated live action short films emphasize the power of human compassion, sometimes..."

Feb. 9, 2018 Movie Review by Steve Davis

2015 Academy Award-Nominated Live-Action Short Films
This live-action group is unified by a general desire to tug at the heartstrings.
"...language barriers, this year’s Academy Award nominees for Best Live-Action Short Film are unified by a general desire to..."

Jan. 30, 2015 Movie Review by William Goss

Oscar-Nominated Short Films 2012: Live Action
Good things come in small packages.
"...All five of the nominated live-action films embody the great promise of short filmmaking: to..."

Feb. 10, 2012 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Oscar-Nominated Short Films 2011: Live Action
Amaze your friends and colleagues when you know everything about all the nominees in this category.
"...films nominated for this year’s Best Short Film (Live Action) dip into the well – the spooky “The Confession,”..."

Feb. 11, 2011 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

International Week Results; Champions League Action to Come; Bonus High School Playoff Coverage
"...3-1, in a friendly in Tampa. They were in action again as we went to press, in Dallas against..."

March 29, 2007 Sports Post by Nick Barbaro

Houston Dynamo Beat Pachuca, U.S. Men in Action, and More
"...with 20 games each day and every country in action. Full schedule at austinchronicle.com/soccer. Fado will no doubt be..."

March 21, 2007 Sports Post by Nick Barbaro

Queer Weekend of Action for Black Lives
Rally, march celebrates Austin’s Black queer and trans communities
"...orgs are uniting to host a Queer Weekend of Action for Black Lives this Fri.-Sun., June 26-28, in support..."

June 25, 2020 Qmmunity Post by Beth Sullivan

Class Action Park
The stunning tale of New Jersey's unfathomable Action Park
"...all a controlled thrill. Not in the case of Action Park, the legendary nexus of barely controlled chaos that..."

Sept. 4, 2020 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Ecology Action: Recycled by Zoning?
Neighboring 'cop shop' garage dissatisfied with EA's upkeep
"...After 10 years of operation, Ecology Action of Texas, the recycling drop-off center on the corner..."

Oct. 14, 2005 News Feature

Bringing Real-World Trauma to Action Blockbuster Angel Has Fallen
Ric Roman Waugh flies on broken wings
"...Letting a stunt performer direct an action film doesn't sound like a strange choice, but there's..."

Aug. 23, 2019 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Rude Mechanicals: Grrl Action impacts Austin
The Rude Mechs' greatest achievement? Maybe scoring funding for Grrl Action from nonprofit heavyweight Impact Austin.
"...what the Rudes do, and they founded their Grrl Action program, a three-week summer intensive for 13- to 16-year-olds,..."

July 20, 2007 Arts Feature by Barry Pineo

Where the (Early Action) Rubber Meets the (Clean Air) Road
Local leaders take the first steps toward real-world solutions to our air-quality problems.
"...may recognize terms like "nonattainment," "O3 Flex," and "Early Action Compact," Capital Metro's free-ride Ozone Action Days are about..."

June 27, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

More Survivors Willing to Join Sexual Assault Class Action
Attorneys for the survivors’ lawsuit presented to Public Safety Commission Monday
"... of three attorneys representing the survivors in the class action. Ecklund, with her co-counsel Elizabeth Myers and local survivor..."

June 7, 2019 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Point Austin: Justice Demands Affirmative Action
In UT admissions case, 'diversity' is important – but justice more so
"...it did so, and that its balance on affirmative action is in question – Sandra O'Connor, who wrote Grutter,..."

Aug. 17, 2012 News Column by Michael King

New 'Action' Park Rolls Closer to Reality
Skaters, BMXers collaborate on new digs
"...For Austin's action-sports enthusiasts, the park has been a long time coming...."

June 25, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

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