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Masked and Anonymous
The answers to this new Bob Dylan movie are "blowin’ in the wind."
"...with more mixed, and largely disparaging, responses. Masked and Anonymous is like a shadow play of one of Dylan’s..."

Aug. 22, 2003 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Anonymous
Normally a maker of big, explosive movies, Roland Emmerich directs this conspiracy-minded potboiler which questions the veracity of Shakespeare's authorship.
"...Or so it goes according to Anonymous, a messy, often goofy, and very occasionally entertaining melodrama..."

Oct. 28, 2011 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Are Anonymous Bloggers Protected by First Amendment?
That's the question before the Texas Supreme Court
"...Who is the anonymous blogger known as the "Trooper?" More importantly, does anyone..."

Nov. 7, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

SXSW Panel: You Are Not Anonymous: The Myth of Online Privacy
The moving hand clicks, and its activity is tracked and sold everywhere
"...You Are Not Anonymous: The Myth of Online Privacy Sunday, March 12, Hilton..."

March 13, 2017 SXSW Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Anonymous Million Mask March
November 5, 2013. 12 photos.
"...Anonymous Million Mask March in Downtown Austin. The march was..."

Nov. 5, 2013 Photo Gallery

Aquaholics Anonymous
Austin's got a drinking problem.

May 7, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Madison Considers Joining Irony Anonymous

Aug. 10, 2004 Postmarks

A Woman in Berlin
This is that rarest of wartime dramas: an intimate, sorrowful glimpse into the heart and loins of the hellish aftermath of war when sex is used as a weapon.
"...Ulrike Krumbiegel. "War changes our world," the protagonist, an anonymous Berliner, tells her Russian "protector" midway through this grim..."

Oct. 9, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The X-Files: I Want to Believe
Mulder and Scully, these once-keen buckers of bureaucratic BS and masters of the painfully engorged tease, have become deadly dull in this newest incarnation.
"...feels as though it had been adapted from the anonymous-fan-fiction slush pile and then, midway through, makes you wish..."

Aug. 1, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Sex and Death 101
This serial-killer comedy, which screened during Fantastic Fest, is a self-indulgent, snarky, scattershot affair.
"...debut, Happy Campers, in 2001 and a bit of anonymous script-doctoring (how bad, by the way, did those scripts..."

April 11, 2008 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

"Whitney Turetzky: Feminine Grandeur" at the Elisabet Ney
In the way she transforms antique photographs of anonymous women, Turetzky elevates their subjects’ status to something holy and sacred
"...about the collection is that the women are mostly anonymous. The photos aren't of women who have done something..."

Nov. 2, 2018 Arts Review by Marisa Charpentier

Love, Simon
Coming-out story remembers the romance.
"...big-screen Romeo and Romeo romance, as Simon courts an anonymous closeted schoolmate he’s met online in the hope of..."

March 16, 2018 Movie Review by Steve Davis

City of Ghosts
Battling ISIS with journalism
"...their mentor was gunned down in broad daylight), these anonymous, heroic men and women record glimpses of ISIS’s unfathomable..."

July 28, 2017 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back
Tom Cruise isn't having any fun in this boilerplate actioner
"...Never Go Back is boilerplate action-thriller, filmed with an anonymous style and scripted so that characters talk in catchphrases...."

Oct. 21, 2016 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Desierto
A most dangerous game in the desert
"...unfortunately, a one-note story populated with a handful of semi-anonymous archetypal characters. There’s tension aplenty and a last-minute sneak..."

Oct. 14, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Nerve
An online game of "Truth or Dare" turns dangerous
"...accept increasingly dangerous challenges at the bidding of the anonymous voyeur-participants posing them. (The dangling carrot of prize money..."

July 29, 2016 Movie Review by Steve Davis

The Overnight
A good cast and a provocative setup still can't make this indie rom-com soar
"...from penis envy of the non-Freudian male variety to anonymous jerk-off sex in a massage parlor, with a detour..."

June 26, 2015 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Sex Tape
Cameron Diaz and Jason Segel have escapades while trying to retrieve their sexcapade.
"...her children, maybe. When it becomes apparent, through sinister anonymous texts, that their sex tape is being used as..."

July 25, 2014 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

20 Feet From Stardom
This film is an extended hosanna to an undersung artist, the backup singer, and what a joyful noise it makes.
"...noise it makes. To chart the creative contributions of so-often-anonymous session vocalists, filmmaker Morgan Neville – a longtime music-doc..."

July 5, 2013 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Bill W.
Bill Wilson, the co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous, is the subject of this admiring yet enlightening documentary.
"...Meet Bill Wilson, the co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous. Hailed for his efforts by no less a source..."

July 27, 2012 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Drive
Ryan Gosling plays a getaway driver in this seductive mix of brooding arthouse and heist-gone-to-hell genre picture.
"...on the stuntman's night job: as getaway driver for anonymous crooks. He has a practiced spiel spelling out his..."

Sept. 16, 2011 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Everything Must Go
Will Ferrell stars in this offbeat drama that's based on a Raymond Carver short story.
"...some prompting from his cop friend and former Alcoholics Anonymous buddy (Peña). Two women enter Nick's new anti-life: a..."

May 13, 2011 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

La Danse: The Paris Opera Ballet
A lovely, enthralling examination of the Paris Opera Ballet from Frederick Wiseman.
"...any textual identifiers, the company’s stars are rendered as anonymous as the toiling members of the corps de ballet...."

Jan. 29, 2010 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Big Fan
In this dark new film from the screenwriter of The Wrestler, a New York Giants fan and regular caller to a sports radio talk show snatches rededication from the jaws of disillusionment.
"...for anything but football’s New York Giants. He’s an anonymous schlub who gains a sense of celebrity every night..."

Sept. 25, 2009 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Tell No One
The many pleasures of this riveting psychological thriller from France derive more from the perplexing questions it raises than the discovery of the answers.
"...the eighth anniversary of Margot’s disappearance, Alex receives an anonymous video e-mail message that suggests everything he knows about..."

Aug. 1, 2008 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

D.C. Harm Reduction Programs Get Cash Injection
"...$650,000 in public money would be dedicated to fund anonymous needle exchange programs in the city, reports the Washington..."

Jan. 9, 2008 News Post by Jordan Smith

You Kill Me
Cuddlier and more charming, this alcoholic-hit-man comedy isn’t your typical John Dahl noir, but it is offbeat, lovably deadpan, and just tart enough.
"...Frank relocates to San Francisco to work the Alcoholics Anonymous program, finding a sponsor (Wilson, beautifully tight-lipped as a..."

July 13, 2007 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

About AIDS
Confidential or anonymous? Either way, the result will only be given in person, so no one can get your results except you.
"...Monday, June 27, and people are asking, "Confidential or anonymous?" Neither is "better" than the other, except as a..."

June 24, 2005 Column by Sandy Bartlett

A Cinderella Story
Hilary Duff's Cinderella tale goes splat like a pumpkin.
"...fairy princess to matriculate?) and the companionship of an anonymous – but totally dreamy – cyberpal, whom she met..."

July 16, 2004 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Twisted
Ashley Judd thriller is routine at best.
"...cruising the Bay area’s seedier dives in search of anonymous sex (not to mention those curve-hugging black leather and..."

March 5, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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