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Away From Her
Based on a short story by Alice Munro and confidently directed by actress-turned-director Sarah Polley, this drama starring the stunning-as-ever Julie Christie is a penetrating story about love's mysteries.
" her decision to move into an assisted-care facility, away from the life she shared with Grant, a retired..."

May 18, 2007 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Cast Away
"...high-flying home run, reteam for this new effort, Cast Away, a bravura reworking of the Robinson Crusoe idea about..."

Dec. 22, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Carried Away
" of “quiet desperation.” In the beautifully realized Carried Away, a middle-aged, country schoolteacher, finding himself at a seeming..."

June 14, 1996 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away
In this 3-D spectacle, the wan drama takes a back seat to the Cirque's acrobatics.
"...troupe-turned-entertainment empire. And to call Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away a movie – while technically accurate – is a..."

Dec. 28, 2012 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Away We Go
See it for the many lovely performances, although the film’s vision of Gen-Y nesting is liable to leave you up a tree.
"...down yet another blind alley in his latest film, Away We Go. However, the film finds Mendes working in..."

June 19, 2009 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Flushed Away
Flushed Away has a wicked, smart, and subtle sense of humor, and unlike so many kids movies these days, its characters are living, breathing parts of a small ecosystem.
"...a stammering Hugh Grant, and you’ve got me. Flushed Away, the new feature from Aardman Animations (the animation studio..."

Nov. 3, 2006 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Far and Away
"...macho tendencies. The good news is that Far and Away is a lot more enjoyable than Backdraft. The bad..."

May 29, 1992 Movie Review by Kathleen Maher

Spirited Away
Spirited Away, about a young girl who is trapped between the real and the ghost-worlds, melds bits of Alice in Wonderland and The Wizard of Oz with Eastern-angled spookiness and an outré sensibility that borders on the indescribable.
"...As my brother said when he caught the Spirited Away trailer: “Finally, animation with curves.” It's not just that..."

Oct. 11, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

When the Cat's Away
"...Parisian neighborhood in the French film When the Cat's Away is one of graffitied walls, struggling artists, encroaching gentrification,..."

Aug. 22, 1997 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Review: Come From Away
Tale of ordinary people embracing strangers is extraordinary
"...notice when the lights go up on Come From Away is that the cast has people of all different..."

Feb. 19, 2020 Arts Post by Elizabeth Cobbe

Blown Away
"...Saturday-matinee film of the summer thus far, then Blown Away is its smarter older brother; the largest action-movie explosion..."

July 1, 1994 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

She Past Away Emails Ahead of Elysium Sell-Out
Dark-wave riders surf the Texas scene on Saturday
"...Smith leading Joy Division, Turkish synth duo She Past Away makes instant converts wherever Volkan Caner (v/b) and Doruk..."

July 19, 2019 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

One in a Crowd: The Away Team
Millenarian cult mockery seeks crowdfunding
"...suicide of UFO cult Heaven's Gate, Austin-lensed movie The Away Team hopes to find some humor - and some..."

June 27, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

I'll Fly Away: “Sister” Bobbie Nelson Passes on at Age 91
Soul of Willie Nelson & Family called the piano her "truest friend"
"...vocalist in the Willie Nelson & Family band passed away today – Thursday, March 10 – at age 91...."

March 10, 2022 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Chefs Get 'Away From the Kitchen' and Share Their Passion
A peek behind the culinary curtains of favorite regional chefs
"...the romantic notions of a chef's life inside, and away from, the kitchen. Our favorites have gained celebrity status,..."

June 17, 2014 Food Post by Maggie Perkins

Passed Away
"...Lady, Her Alibi) makes his directorial debut in Passed Away, which initially promises to be an engaging and humorous..."

May 1, 1992 Movie Review by Pamela Bruce

SXSW Short and Sweet: “Love is Only Just a Death Away
Bára Anna Stejskalová gives stop-motion life to a lonely worm
"...Today's pick is "Love is Only Just a Death Away" - Bára Anna Stejskalová's stop motion story of loneliness..."

March 19, 2021 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Designer and Fashion Columnist Stephen MacMillan Moser Passes Away at 61
Your Style Avatar loses battle with cancer
"...columnist, and man about town Stephen MacMillan Moser passed away Tuesday morning, Aug. 27, at the age of 61..."

Aug. 27, 2019 Arts Post by James Renovitch

Drive-Away Dolls
Ethan Coen solo effort is screwball without the comedy
"...the alchemy of the Coen brothers. And that makes Drive-Away Dolls – the second film by Ethan Coen following..."

Feb. 23, 2024 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

Come Away
Maudlin melding of Peter Pan and Alice is a misreading of both
"...grew up, it's the bitter-sweet acceptance of change. Come Away, a miserable and mawkish mashup of the two, remembers..."

Nov. 20, 2020 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Peter Case: A Million Miles Away
The complicated present of a one-time future of rock & roll
"...In the new documentary Peter Case: A Million Miles Away, concert footage from the early eighties shows musician Peter..."

July 21, 2023 Movie Review by Amelia Nonemacher

Not Fade Away
Five years after the end of The Sopranos, creator David Chase directs his first movie, which takes him back to New Jersey in the Sixties.
"...organized-crime boss. Yet, much like The Sopranos, Not Fade Away uses the setting to create a fractured diorama of..."

Jan. 4, 2013 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Drivin' the Devil Away
Miss Lavelle White
"...Music drives out fear in you. The beat drives away fear -- listen to the beats. The beats that..."

Feb. 7, 1997 Music Feature by Christopher Gray

Gifts to Make You Look Away From Your Screens
Plenty of films to read about this holiday season
"...1997 eco-epic Princess Mononoke and 2001 childhood fantasy Spirited Away – are as close as imaginable. First, they come..."

Dec. 6, 2019 Screens Feature by The Screens Staff

Never Look Away
Art history drama set across and after the Third Reich has few lessons to teach
" Kurt Barnert (Schilling), the hero of Never Look Away, as a child of Dresden, born in the mid-1930s...."

Feb. 22, 2019 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Fly Away Home
In this lovely film, a grieving, 13-year-old girl discovers orphaned geese eggs that she teaches to fly.
"...inaudible love. It is an ending that begins Fly Away Home, a long anticipated companion piece to director Carroll..."

Sept. 13, 1996 Movie Review by Hollis Chacona

The Year That Slipped Away
The 6,000 Albums of 1995
"...The Real Quietstorm; Charlie Haden & Hank Jones, Steal Away; Kip Hanrahan, All Roads Are Made of Flesh. Homey,..."

Jan. 5, 1996 Music Feature

OUTsider Festival Beams Us Up and Away to a Gayass Galaxy Far, Far Away
Austin’s queer transmedia fest goes virtual on March 5-7
"...Beam us up and away to a gayass galaxy far, far away, because it’s..."

Feb. 5, 2021 Qmmunity Post by James Scott

Six Chill Zones Away from the SXSW Madness
From fancy to funky, these are your escape routes
"...or chill-adjacent spots for the perfect opportunity to unwind away from the SXSW insanity. Relatively stress-free, yet close to..."

March 13, 2019 Food Post by Emily Beyda

Public Notice: When the Cats Are Away
The mice are left trying to figure out what happened to the damn cheese
"...presto chango! On June 27, planners whisked that one away – said, essentially: "We hear your pain; we never..."

July 14, 2017 News Column by Nick Barbaro

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