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Reign of Fire
"...Now all we can do is wait for the arrival of Lord Smaug; Peter Jackson, it's all up to..."

July 12, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron
Animated equine love story that's also a fresh take on the standard cowboys-and-Indians tropes.
"...shattered one evening by -- what else? -- the arrival of a group of military scouts, who capture the..."

May 24, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Shipping News
"...point of catatonia, his inertia is broken by the arrival of his aunt Agnis (Dench) who talks him into..."

Dec. 28, 2001 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Short Cuts
Out with the old, in with the new … or maybe in with the old again, too.
"...hamster, a bunch (okay, a pair) of recent film-related arrivals blew into town under almost everyone's radar. First was..."

Nov. 30, 2001 Screens Column by Marc Savlov

Black Knight
"...a lengthy subplot involving a legendary “black knight” whose arrival is fated to turn the tide of King Leo's..."

Nov. 23, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Va Savoir
"...all lies in the “getting there” rather than the arrival. The film starts a bit slowly as the focus..."

Nov. 16, 2001 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Wasn't It FABulous?
Economic and environmental consequences of high tech plant closings are potentially grim.
"...steam in the Eighties and early Nineties with the arrival of more factories and a slew of industry vendors...."

Nov. 2, 2001 News Feature by Amy Smith

Mulholland Drive
"...the heart of the story, Betty (Watts), a new arrival to the L.A. basin, who is intent on making..."

Oct. 19, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Adventures of Felix
"...wreck, anonymous sex with a kite-flyer; further, each new arrival in his life has no qualms about launching into..."

Sept. 14, 2001 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Fast Food Fast Women
"...together as Bella, a benevolent diner waitress sweating the arrival of her 35th birthday. She's embroiled in a pointless..."

Aug. 17, 2001 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

American Pie 2
"...prepares for what he believes to be the imminent arrival of his One True Love from the first film..."

Aug. 10, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Baby Boy
"...about a brother who left the picture after the arrival of Juanita's last boyfriend. Yvette simultaneously takes back the..."

June 29, 2001 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Somebody Has to Die
The conviction of Robert Springsteen in the yogurt shop murders leaves many questions unanswered.
"...and arson investigators entering and exiting the shop; the arrival and departure of the Travis County medical examiner. And..."

June 15, 2001 News Feature by Jordan Smith

The Circle
"...despite a previous ultrasound that said differently, the new arrival is a girl. The grandmother is horrified. She knows..."

June 8, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Ruling the Roost
Austin Preeminent Concert Promoter Ponders Retirement
"...bankruptcy, and played chicken with the IRS since his arrival in town during the early Seventies. More to the..."

June 1, 2001 Music Feature by Andy Langer

Alive and Kicking
Just when a heavy cynicism about the future of independent film has overtaken the industry and most of its observers, the Sundance Film Festival came along during the early weeks of 2001 and, almost unexpectedly, brightened the downcast mood shared by its most dour participants.
"...of the marathon of independent films that awaited my arrival in the mountains of Park City, Utah. I was..."

Feb. 2, 2001 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Making of a President
While waiting for election recount results, George W. Bush is imitating Lyndon B. Johnson while allowing his staff to run the show.
"...Bush retired to his ranch in Crawford. "Upon Cheney's arrival, he was greeted by Bush (wearing cowboy hat, western..."

Nov. 24, 2000 News Feature by Louis Dubose

Bounce
"...query that sprang to my mind concerned the odd arrival of this final denouement and its jarringly out-of-place feel...."

Nov. 17, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Tying the Knot: A Drama
Yes, the merger of Austin's Paramount Theatre and State Theater Company is a business affair, but since theatres traffic in stories, human dramas that talk to us about life, this historic event deserves to be looked at as a story, the story of a wedding between two neighbors.
"...new development and marketing directors, and preparing for the arrival of the State's new producing artistic director, Scott Kanoff,..."

Aug. 25, 2000 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The In Crowd
"...to a new level, with its reliance on such dead-on-arrival plot twists as – get this – a missing..."

July 28, 2000 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Dancing About Architecture
The ins and outs of Sixteen Deluxe; Josh Cisneros has a couple clubs he hopes will save Austin music.
"...on Proof of Life in London has delayed his arrival to the studio. Word on the street is that..."

July 14, 2000 Music Column by Ken Lieck

The Kings of Monterrey
Hanging out in Monterrey with a passel of up-and-coming Mexican rockers
"...district, to see an electronica band called Kinky. His arrival caused the low buzz of excitement that occurs when..."

June 16, 2000 Music Feature by Melissa Sattley

East-West
"...Marie (Bonnaire), who respond to this appeal. Instantly, upon arrival, however, it is made horrendously apparent that the experience..."

May 26, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Where the Money is
"...while the aged ladies' tongues cluck over this new arrival (“He's a convict!” one squeals in equal parts delight..."

April 14, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Snow Day
"...town's lowest-rated TV news show, the white stuff's unexpected arrival is a chance to scoop and discredit his rival..."

Feb. 18, 2000 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Pitch Black
"...again, what with this opening volley from Twohy (The Arrival) and a deuce of Mars films on the event..."

Feb. 18, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The War Zone
"...the lush hills of the Devon countryside, awaits the arrival of a new addition. Mum (Swinton), Dad (Winstone), and..."

Feb. 11, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Hungry Bachelors Club
"...for one of two starkly opposed fates: Death on arrival or modest word-of-mouth success among fans who root for..."

Nov. 12, 1999 Movie Review by Russell Smith

The 400 Blows
Truffaut’s first and perhaps most affecting feature, The 400 Blows, tells the story of a young boy and his petty crimes and mischief. The freeze frame that concludes the movie is one of the most quoted images in the history of cinema.
"...Blows is one of the films that announced the arrival of the French New Wave. Still perhaps Truffaut’s most..."

Nov. 4, 1999 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Rosie
"...late plot twists.) Displaced from her room by Michel's arrival and from maternal attention by Irene's parade of boyfriends..."

Oct. 29, 1999 Movie Review by Russell Smith

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