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Rio Rita Moves to Badlands
Was Chicon venue pushed, or did they jump?
"...shift sees the owners of two well-loved venues – Badlands and Rio Rita – exchanging fire via Facebook...."

Sept. 16, 2016 Music Post by Richard Whittaker

First Look: The Badlands
Homey dive has a local vibe
"...the trailer idea was scrapped for bigger ambitions, and Badlands was born: dive bar slash restaurant slash venue with..."

Dec. 9, 2014 Food Post by Adrienne White

Day Trips: Bisti Badlands, New Mexico
Unusual rock formations in an ancient river delta
"...The Bisti Badlands in northwestern New Mexico look like another planet. Sandstone-capped..."

June 24, 2016 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
If you're looking for escape, then the fourth installment in the beloved cliff-hanging archaeological-adventure franchise should fit the bill.
" alien beings, a nuclear explosion in the Nevada badlands, and squirrelly, HUAC-style federal agents with pinkos on the..."

May 23, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Proposition
The Western is alive and well in the Australian outback, as this gritty film with a screenplay and score by musician Nick Cave demonstrates.
" This Australian outback comprises its own kind of badlands: harsh, inhospitable terrain that provides cover for desperados so..."

June 9, 2006 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Hills Have Eyes
This remake ratchets up the gore while subtly rewiring some of the characters, but it never manages the nagging subtexts Craven so handily injected into the original horror film.
"...RV vacation is waylaid while passing through the Nevada badlands by a clan of bloodthirsty, cannibalistic mutants who then..."

March 10, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Thin Red Line
Malick's return to filmmakng after a 20-year absence is this WWII story based on James Jones' Guadalcanal novel. The film is a lyrical and introverted study of the curiously destructive relationship between man and nature.
"...has more in common with Malick's two previous films, Badlands and Days of Heaven, than any war movie we've..."

Jan. 15, 1999 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

"...a slightly suspicious resemblance to Terrence Malick's 1973 film Badlands (complete with an irritating and unnecessary narration by one..."

Sept. 10, 1993 Movie Review by Pamela Bruce

"...such as the aforementioned Beatty/Dunaway vehicle and Terrence Malick's Badlands, with a dash of Sam Fuller thrown in to..."

March 12, 1993 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

That Old Revival Spirit
Testifying About Movies
"...BADLANDS (1973)..."

June 13, 1997 Screens Feature

SXSW begins giving up her secrets.
" expert Carlos Prieto at Mexic-Arte Museum on Friday. Badlands..."

Feb. 21, 2014 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Let Me Paint You a Picture
Previewing the Paramount Summer Classics Film Series
"..."What about Badlands?" he asked...."

May 20, 2011 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

Drag Show Die Felicia Crawls Back in the Coffin
Wear black as Louisianna Purchase closes the crypt on the horror-themed show
"...a goth horror drag show, staged at the now-defunct Badlands lounge, by former pro-wrestler Zane Zena and drag performer..."

Aug. 25, 2023 Arts Feature by James Scott

Gay Place: Well-repped at EAST
Head EAST, young thing...
" says: Real. Talk. p.s. Did you know that Badlands now serves grub? Yes, indeed, and at punk rock..."

Nov. 14, 2014 Column by Kate X Messer

Vision and Focus
In the 'Undertow' with director David Gordon Green and first-time screenwriter Joe Conway
"...before Thin Red Line, and I had never seen Badlands or Days of Heaven. I think I asked him..."

Nov. 12, 2004 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Thirty years ago, Terrence Malick's magnificent debut film Badlands proved that with every bit of genius comes a bit of madness as well.
"...BADLANDS (1973)..."

April 4, 2003 Screens Review by Eli Kooris

Transforming Herself
Sissy Spacek's Most Memorable Movies
"...BADLANDSD: Terrence Malick (1973); with Sissy Spacek, Martin Sheen, Warren..."

March 9, 2001 Screens Feature by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Bones and All
Chalamet and Russell glisten with blood and love in this cannibal road trip
"...hit the road like the hunted, gun-crazy lovers in Badlands, Thieves Like Us, and, well, Gun Crazy...."

Nov. 18, 2022 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Story of America's itinerant population wanders too much
"...natural landscape. (The movie was filmed in Nevada, the Badlands, California, and Arizona.) For the first hour, this episodic..."

Feb. 19, 2021 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Paramount Announces Summer Classic Film Series Lineup
See the whole schedule and get some tickets to escape the heat
"...Throw in Terrence Malick's Badlands, and that quartet makes up Star Crossed Lovers, just..."

May 16, 2017 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Gay Place
It's been a couple of big weeks for the pair behind Austin's beloved GayBiGayGay
"...rockin' out and sellin' merch. Fri., May 6, 9pm. Badlands, 1203 Chicon. $5."

May 6, 2016 Column by Sarah Marloff

The Hateful Eight
Tarantino's latest opus screens in 70mm this week at two Austin venues
"...through the window of a stagecoach traversing the Wyoming badlands in a hellacious snowstorm. Sitting beside him is his..."

Dec. 25, 2015 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Gay Place: Neither Dazed Nor Confused
They may not come from the land of the ice and snow, but check out Zepparella anyway
"...French Inhales, and Izzy Cox. Sun., July 27, 3pm-12mid. Badlands, 1203 Chicon. $3."

July 25, 2014 Column by Kate X Messer

Springsteen’s High Hopes in Houston
Rarities set-list turns on a pair of Hispanic siblings
"...on the Edge of Town ground out live essential “Badlands” and the raw “Adam Raised a Cain” early on,..."

May 8, 2014 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Ain't Them Bodies Saints
A hardscrabble, heartbreaking, love-and-death affair is gorgeously captured in David Lowery's Texas feature.
"...kin with outlaw Seventies rural romances like Terrence Malick’s Badlands and the benevolent, inspirational spirit of Robert Altman...."

Aug. 23, 2013 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Bruce Springsteen
SXSW Showcase Reviews
"...alive with pride, stepping confidently into the spotlight for "Badlands" and "Waitin' on a Sunny Day." Rage Against the..."

March 16, 2012 Music Feature by Austin Powell

Darkness on the Edge of Town
Darkness on the edge of Springsteen
"...All Night," and the titular closer, respectively. First in, "Badlands" proves as killing as its 1973 silver-screen precursor by..."

Dec. 17, 2010 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Save Me From What I Want
Annie Clark births slow jams, a tin man, and a baby pony
"...Disney films from the Thirties. This Terrence Malick film, Badlands. The Piano Teacher. Stardust Memories. A lot of Woody..."

June 19, 2009 Music Feature by Audra Schroeder

Badland is a well-meaning but pointlessly overblown drama about an American vet with post-traumatic stress disorder.
"...that people may confuse it for Terrence Malick’s incomparable Badlands...."

Feb. 29, 2008 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Down in the Valley
Sadly, this is less the epic modern Western it aspires to be than a muddled melodrama about a delusional drifter played by Edward Norton.
"...and you get that he’s making an homage to Badlands. Cowboy without a range? Check. The trouble is that..."

June 2, 2006 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

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