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The Good Eye: Auntie Miriam Is Not Impressed
Guest columnist Miriam Malinger is so over it
"...You poor darlings. Auntie Miriam is here now...."

March 21, 2014 Column by Miriam Malinger

Auntie Mame
"...starving to death," are the bywords of the fabulous Auntie Mame, the wonderful character played by Russell, who gives..."

June 13, 2001 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Auntie Christ
" abandon with machete wit. The relentless attack of Auntie Christ's Life Could Be a Dream (Lookout) is at..."

Aug. 15, 1997 Music Feature

When Marnie Was There
Will this ghost story be the final film from animation powerhouse Studio Ghibli?
"...tomboyish protagonist Anna, although it’s only when her foster “auntie” sends her to the rural marshlands of Hokkaido that..."

June 5, 2015 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Tea With Mussolini
"...a way that's meant to be unconventional -- where's Auntie Mame when you need her? Luca's sentimental education is..."

May 14, 1999 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Boxing Helena
"...this moral minefield, it resolves itself with a “gee, Auntie Em, it was so real, and you were there,..."

Sept. 10, 1993 Movie Review by Robert Faires

Year of the Fish
Year of the Fish is an animated fairy tale for adults that transposes the story of Cinderella to a Chinatown massage parlor.
"...New York, she encounters both the strange, magical hunchback Auntie Yaga (Duk Kim) and the jazz accordionist Johnny (Leung)...."

Oct. 17, 2008 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Auntie Claus
"...illustrations blend with whimsical prose and magical realities. In Auntie Claus, Sophie is a spoiled but curious little girl..."

Dec. 24, 1999 Books Review

In Person
Belinda Acosta reports from El Cabaret de Caramelo in San Antonio, a reading / performance inspired by Sandra Cisneros' most recent novel.
"...a chapter from Caramelo in which Aunt Norma (aka Auntie Light-Skin) tells the novel's central character, Lala, of a..."

Aug. 15, 2003 Books Feature by Belinda Acosta

Letters at 3AM
Follow the yellow brick road to Wounded Knee in this account of L. Frank Baum's effort to tame the untamable.
"...of joy past or present in the face of Auntie Em. And Dorothy's uncle voices only sarcastic resignation, a..."

July 21, 2000 Column by Michael Ventura

SXSW Interview: Kelley Kali and Angelique Molina are Fine (Thanks For Asking)
How a can-do attitude enabled a rapid pandemic production
"...KK: Well, we're aunties. So we’re all over other people's kids...."

March 25, 2021 Screens Post by Selome Hailu

Lucky Grandma
Tsai Chin is one bad grandma in this glorious, unconventional noir
" her disposal (and God forbid she calls your auntie about you). She's the kind of old lady that..."

May 29, 2020 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Tuesday News Gay for Jan. 10
Daniel is awash in Santorum sauce
" goers may rejoice at the prospect of an Auntie Mame remake...."

Jan. 10, 2012 Qmmunity Post by Daniel Villareal

Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer
Young Judy's summer takes an upward swing when her Aunt Opal (played by Heather Graham) comes to stay.
"...had a shot at becoming one of those great Auntie Mame-like characters, but her Opal is too anemic to..."

June 17, 2011 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

From Prada to Nada
Former Spy Kid Alexa Vega co-stars in this comedy that provides a Hispanic spin on Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility.
"...for Babel, is relatively compelling in the sage old auntie role. There's little here that can't be conjured up..."

Feb. 4, 2011 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Hausu (House)
This 1977 Japanese film is a surreal, indefinable piece of horror/comedy, a must-see film for lovers of the inscrutable, the grotesque, the funky, and the eccentric.
"...of this house's many, many surprises, suffice to say Auntie's cat has green laser eyes. Delirium ensues, but it's..."

May 21, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Elsa & Fred
A septuagenarian love story from Spain, Elsa & Fred will likely warm the cockles of your heart, even though it’s hardly the stuff of great romance.
" (In some ways, she’s a scaled-down version of Auntie Mame.) Zorrilla is delightfully engaging as the gregarious woman..."

Aug. 1, 2008 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Arctic Tale
The filmmakers crafted their nature footage into a kid-friendly "narrative" about the itty-bitty walrus and the little polar bear that could.
"...(which walrus "mom" and her best pal and protector "Auntie" snuffle up with their "sweet 'staches"), when suddenly the..."

Aug. 17, 2007 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

White Noise
That droning sound you hear is White Noise.
"...ectoplasma televisions before they can get in touch with Auntie Mame to discover that she never really loved them..."

Jan. 7, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Food on the Fly
Airport food isn't the same as airline food, especially at Austin-Bergstrom.
"...Auntie Anne's Soft PretzelsEast Concourse; Mon-Fri, 6am-8pm; Sat-Sun, 6am-7pm..."

Jan. 24, 2003 Food Feature by MM Pack

Short Cuts
Landmark's Paul Richardson talks strategy for saving the ailing theatre chain.
"...parking lot (600 River St.), aGLIFF and Subaru present Auntie Mame -- Academy Award nominee for Best Picture in..."

June 15, 2001 Screens Column by Marc Savlov

Local Bestsellers
This week's list of bestsellers is from Toad Hall Children's Bookstore, 1206 W. 38th.
"...5. Auntie Claus by Elise Primavera..."

Dec. 3, 1999 Books Column

Crazy in Alabama
"...Childress' themes: Frankly put, To Kill a Mockingbird and Auntie Mame covered this ground more memorably. Still, there's much..."

Oct. 22, 1999 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Butthole Surfer Update!
"...couple of months as both the former Chances and Auntie Mame's buildings will be housing new music venues come..."

July 5, 1996 Music Column

Checking In: Tia Carrera Catches Some Vibes
Late-night stoner jams still see the light of day
" Tacoma called Gold Sweats, while finishing mixes for Auntie, Black Cutlass, and Cruel Summer...."

June 8, 2020 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

In Memoriam: Frank Benge
Remembering the artist, critic, and man of the theatre
"...a Hot Tin Roof, Harold and Maude, Chicago, and Auntie Mame, among others. His most epic production there was..."

March 18, 2020 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Top 100 Austin Records of 2019
Kevin Curtin unveils his third annual list of local releases
"...33) Auntie..."

Dec. 20, 2019 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

Review: A Discovery of Witches
Miniseries shakes Twilight's shadow for a more feminist fantasy
"...the American witch Sarah, Diana’s overalls- and pussy-hat-wearing lesbian auntie, slyly tees up the series’ best sight gag: Sarah’s..."

Jan. 16, 2019 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Review: The Elegant but Irreverent Southern Fare of Colleen's Kitchen
Mueller's food scene gets elevated
"...elegant and slightly irreverent, just like every beloved Southern auntie under the sun. In many ways, that house punch..."

April 13, 2018 Food Feature by Melanie Haupt

SXSW Music Review: Princess Nokia
Breakout rapper reps an entire matriarchy
" entire matriarchy all in one. She’s your sister, auntie, mom, and friend, switching roles so flawlessly you don’t..."

March 16, 2018 SXSW Post by Isabella Castro-Cota

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