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Mystery, Alaska
"...with Austin Powers helmer Roach, Kelley (one of Mystery, Alaska's co-writers and producers) has managed the downright amazing feat..."

Oct. 1, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

"...and the relentless bombast of the ever-present musical score, Alaska is a pretty decent kids' adventure movie. The primary..."

Aug. 16, 1996 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Stay Trips: Alaska
Head to the North Country virtually
"...Head north to Alaska for a quarantine break...."

April 24, 2020 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Alaska: Spirit of the Wild
"...Liam Neeson. This tribute to the frozen majesty of Alaska sounds like perfect programming for the hot Texas summer...."

June 30, 1999 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

"...videotape). Set primarily in the frozen northwest reaches of Alaska, the stunning cinematography by Tom Sigel creates an appreciative..."

July 1, 1994 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

American Heart
"...himself into believing he can make it up to Alaska -- Jack London territory -- and a fresh start...."

Aug. 13, 1993 Movie Review by Robert Faires

Big Miracle
Drew Barrymore and John Krasinski star in this fact-based story that shows us that whales are mammals too.
"...three gray whales trapped in ice near Point Barrow, Alaska, is based, Tom Rose’s Freeing the Whales: How the..."

Feb. 3, 2012 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Balancing the Budget One Victim at a Time?
While Palin was mayor of Wasilla, Alaska, the town charged rape victims for forensic exams.
"...During last night's Veep debate, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin said that a McCain administration would..."

Oct. 3, 2008 News Post by Jordan Smith

The AggreGAYtor: May 7
What happened today in gay? Here’s your QILTBAG recap of queer news.
"...Idaho keeps us guessing, Alaska brings tears of joy, and Michael Sam may not..."

May 7, 2014 Qmmunity Post by David Estlund

Disneynature doc about an Alaskan bear family.
"...bear family over the course of a year in Alaska as its two young cubs learn the basics of..."

April 18, 2014 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Chasing Ice
Time-lapse photography of various glaciers melting over the years provides undeniable evidence that they are disappearing faster than ever before.
"...cameras were stationed at fixed locations in Iceland, Greenland, Alaska, and Montana, and programmed to take time-lapse pictures of..."

Feb. 15, 2013 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Fourth Kind
This pseudo-mockumentary starring Milla Jovovich echoes both The Blair Witch Project and The X-Files.
"...beginning and ending). She is a psychiatrist in Nome, Alaska, who notices a trend in her patients – and..."

Nov. 6, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Wendy and Lucy
From the director of Old Joy comes this minimalist story about a girl (the elfin Michelle Williams) and her dog getting by in society's margins.
"...out of Wendy’s beat-up car, on their way to Alaska, where Wendy has heard there is work to be..."

Feb. 20, 2009 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

30 Days of Night
This film's high-concept stroke of genius lies not with its vampire clan but with the setting: a tiny Alaskan hamlet where nightfall indeed lasts all month.
"...but with the setting: the tiny hamlet of Barrow, Alaska, where residents do indeed experience the title's lengthy nightfall...."

Oct. 19, 2007 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Resident Evil: Extinction
Milla Jovovich continues to fight zombies and the apocalypse.
"...and company set their sights on the allegedly undead-free Alaska but not before a petrol pit stop in the..."

Sept. 28, 2007 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Grizzly Man
This documentary reveals how Timothy Treadwell, the popular grizzly bear preservationist, may have needed the bears more than they needed him.
"...specialist, who spent 13 summers among the grizzlies in Alaska before getting devoured by them, along with his girlfriend..."

Aug. 19, 2005 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

"...possibilities and perspectives. Additionally, switching the story's location to Alaska from Norway retains the film's salient characteristic: the 24-hour..."

May 24, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Snow Dogs
" summoned one day to the far reaches of Alaska when his birth mother -- he's adopted, see --..."

Jan. 18, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Edge
"...supermodel trophy wife Mickey (Macpherson) on a trip to Alaska, where she's shooting a fashion spread under the supervision..."

Sept. 26, 1997 Movie Review by Russell Smith

North Star
"...and mining add up to high adventure in 19th-century Alaska. This Warner Bros. picture opened only in Austin and..."

Oct. 25, 1996 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Pepi, Luci, Bom
"...her dominant lesbian punk rocker friend Bom (Gara, aka Alaska). Along the way, there's a bunch of polymorphously rude,..."

Jan. 8, 1993 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Leaving Normal
"...capacity for a broken heart. That they're headed for Alaska makes sense when you think of how so many..."

June 5, 1992 Movie Review by Kathleen Maher

ATX Television Festival: Northern Exposure
Cicely forever!
"...York doctor uneasily adapting to life in small-town Cicely, Alaska, and you could feel the Alamo Ritz flood with..."

June 10, 2017 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Austin Film Festival: 'Godspeed'
AFF film review
"...redemption deep in the heart of God's country (aka Alaska) is nothing if not awe-inspiring...."

Oct. 22, 2009 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

Palin's Problems
McCain veep pick comes with baggage and criticism from fellow Alaskan GOPers.
" up to for the next two months: Demolishing Alaska's Gov. Sarah Palin...."

Aug. 31, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

The Bear Truth
Council Meetings Ain't Nothin' Like Alaska
"...last true wilderness still remainin' in America. That'd be Alaska. I been livin' there in a cabin without modern..."

Dec. 5, 1997 News Column by Alex de Marban

Letters at 3AM
This two-year-long campaign of such unprecedented intensity may have been the best proving ground for Barack Obama's candidacy
"...Lukewarm Alaska: Sarah Palin has definite, forceful enthusiasms but only lately..."

Sept. 26, 2008 Column by Michael Ventura

Reefer Madness
Q & A with Rob Kampia, co-founder of the Marijuana Policy Project
"...RK: Alaska is the other contender out there. It'll be Alaska..."

Aug. 31, 2007 News Column by Jordan Smith

"...For Joe Gastineau (Strathairn) and Donna De Angelo (Mastrantonio), Alaska is a state of limbo. Each character is looking..."

June 11, 1999 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Armchair Adventures
"Good adventure books do the same thing as a good adventure," Chronicle writer Dan Oko writes in this roundup of recently published adventure books.
"...the somewhat smug, though thoroughly amusing, memoirs of an Alaskan smokejumper, the type of fellow featured in the background..."

Sept. 22, 2000 Books Feature by Dan Oko

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