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Mala Noche
Van Sant's first major film is a gritty, low-budget take on unrequited love set in the skid row of Portland, Ore. The film is a mordant, black-and-white diamond in the rough.
" the skid row of Portland, Oregon. Its initial arrival was breathtaking: it marked the promise of an original..."

Jan. 10, 1992 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Boyz N the Hood
Singleton's 1991 movie about three black boys growing to manhood in the combat zones of L.A.'s South Central remains a searing cultural indictment.
"...Split into two sections, the film begins with the arrival of young Tre Styles in the 'Hood, sent by..."

July 19, 1991 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Ballad of the Sad Cafe
"...excellent corn liquor. Her position is secure until the arrival of the peculiar Cousin Lyman (Hubbert), a dwarf with..."

June 7, 1991 Movie Review by Kathleen Maher

Festival Fest
Old Settler’s, Austin Reggae, and Convergence converge
"...sojourn through Friday rush hour traffic, were calmed upon arrival at the Old Setter’s Music Festival. It was my..."

April 22, 2013 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Alex Garland's SF mystery is weird for weirdness' sake.
"...submerged-sounding synths. But those whale-song-like synths recall in fits Arrival’s score, and by association how much better that film..."

March 2, 2018 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Club
Chile's Oscar nominee is a dark drama about pedophile priests
"...(Castro), the household’s preternatural calm is upset by the arrival of yet another morally bankrupt priest, Father Lazcano (Soza)...."

March 11, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Ghost Stories
Three very British tales of terror.
"’s hackneyed and unoriginal and you can anticipate the arrival of the plot twist in much the same way..."

May 4, 2018 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Mega Chains H Mart and 99 Ranch Market Come to Austin
What’s at stake for local Asian markets?
"...from the online hype surrounding the big-box stores' recent arrival. "My ultimate goal is if I can survive six..."

Feb. 9, 2018 Food Feature by Beth Sullivan

Need a Lyft? Rideshare Wars, the Sequel
New player brings rideshare back to city agenda
"...high gear last Thursday, May 29, with the unexpected arrival in Austin of "transportation networking company" Lyft. Lyft slapped..."

June 6, 2014 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

I'm Not Scared
Sun-dappled sadism and sweet innocence merge in this psychological thriller that sees evil from a young Italian boy's point of view.
"...(Michele’s tiny village seems forever to be awaiting the arrival of a strongman or some such Fellini-esque representative, but..."

May 21, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Sexy Beast
"...ex-porn-star DeeDee is happy to hear of his impending arrival. It's like a suckerpunch to everyone's stomach, not least..."

June 29, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

SXSW Announces Midnighters, VR And More
Time to get dark and artistic with the latest film wave
"...Film 2020 (March 13-21), starting with the welcome local arrival of Bull, the latest from UT RTF lecturer Annie..."

Feb. 5, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Fantastic Fest Wave Three Crashes Down
Music and madness fill festival lineup
"...come to ease their pain. The date of “their” arrival approaches...."

Sept. 13, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin Film Critics Association Award Winners
The AFCA laud acclaimed drama and local filmmaker Keith Maitland
"...Viola Davis for Fences. Eric Heisserer was recognized for Arrival with the Best Adapted Screenplay award. La La Land..."

Dec. 30, 2016 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

UT Football: The Best and the Worst
Emerging Horns transition out of a season of gross extremes
"...string/emergency QB Lynx Hawthorne – a receiver since his arrival to Waco three years ago – the Longhorns hurried..."

Dec. 8, 2015 Sports Post by Kahron Spearman

Access Denied
Cap Metro saving money means hardship for neediest riders
"...12:15pm. If you absolutely cannot be late in your arrival, then you must schedule a pickup a full hour..."

July 8, 2011 News Feature by Lee Nichols

The Fire at AFD
Fire Chief Rhoda Mae Kerr leads a department flaming with labor, race, and gender politics
"...proposed cuts at AFD – under way before Kerr's arrival – was known as "flexible staffing." Nationwide "best practices"..."

Oct. 16, 2009 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Giveable City
The treat of Austin eats
", the location is no longer remote. Still, upon arrival there is a sense of leaving the city behind...."

Dec. 15, 2006 Food Feature by Barbara Chisholm

Redemption Song
Kelly Willis follows up her career best -- Easy.
"...comeback, but in reality, it was more of an arrival -- a story of both redemption and independence...."

Aug. 23, 2002 Music Feature by Andy Langer

Great Expectations
Rebecca Chastenet de Géry hopes for the best at Collin B's Bistro and Wine Room.
"...The arrival of our appetizers buoyed the meal. Although my husband's..."

May 31, 2002 Food Feature by Rebecca Chastenet dé Gery

G.G. Allin (Arrest Report), Cavity Club, February 18, 1992
"...G.G. Allin (Arrest Report)Cavity Club, February 18, 1992 Upon arrival at the Cavity Club I notice numerous people running..."

Jan. 26, 2001 Music Review

Norm L.:zero Tolerance
"...past and hope to change their fortunes with the arrival of a prodigal child: Claire Zachanassian, a limitlessly rich..."

Nov. 6, 1998 Arts Review

The Marksman
Liam Neeson is the action man again in this border thriller
"...far north, aka Chicago, where Miguel’s relatives await his arrival. The pair is pursued, obviously, by Mauricio and his..."

Jan. 15, 2021 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Revisionist Superman riff brings new meaning to street-level superheroics
"...throw in non-Martha-related references for some deeper cuts (Fist's arrival on Earth seems like a nod to Superboy literally..."

Dec. 11, 2020 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Who doesn't need a buddy? (Even if they're a tape.)
"...captured by veteran stage actress Brady), and the sudden arrival of the equally awkward Lisa (Rutledge), a women perfect..."

Sept. 11, 2020 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Boys State
Austin-shot documentary tracks the future, confused leaders of America
"...of 50 or so people you’re assigned to upon arrival, along with your membership in one of the two..."

Aug. 14, 2020 Movie Review by Mike Clark-Madison

And Then We Danced
Georgian coming-out-drama is extraordinary only for its location
"...a nail," his instructor curses at him), so the arrival of the charismatic and tempestuous rival male lead Irakli..."

Feb. 21, 2020 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

The Assistant
The film industry’s quiet complicity in #MeToo crimes placed in stark context
"...boss’ behavior comes to a bursting point after the arrival of a young waitress from Sun Valley, Idaho, who..."

Feb. 14, 2020 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

2020 Oscar-Nominated Short Films: Live-Action
An uneven selection does not represent the best narrative shorts
" their stern, chain-smoking paterfamilias and complicated by the arrival of the soldier-son’s 14-year-old wife, whose ominous black burka..."

Jan. 31, 2020 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

50 Best CBD Oil Companies of 2020
Here are 50 best CBD oil companies you can buy from in 2020
"...and refund guarantee (only if unused or damaged upon arrival) Details: SabaiDee is all about delivering the good vibes...."

Jan. 23, 2020 Chron Events Post

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