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The Broken Hearts Club
"...and Billy Porter. There's been a fair amount of ballyhoo in the press about how remarkable The Broken Hearts..."

Nov. 17, 2000 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Exhibitionism
The Last Night of Ballyhoo: Southern Discomfort
"...Pulitzer Prize-winning Driving Miss Daisy, The Last Night of Ballyhoo is keenly aware of the Southern belle, her learned..."

Dec. 25, 1998 Arts Review

The Alamo
In this round of historical revisionism there's not much to remember except, maybe, Davy Crockett becoming a fiddler on the roof.
"...wake the Alamo dead – and its sense of ballyhoo is pure Hollywood, but despite all the Sturm und..."

April 9, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Passion of the Christ
So the difference between this and a snuff film is … ?
"...realism, but it also smacks of exploitation and cinematic ballyhoo. It also raises the question of whether a film..."

Feb. 27, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

1999 Critics' Table Nominations
"...Joe York & Jill Parker-Jones, The Last Night of Ballyhoo..."

May 21, 1999 Arts Feature

"Jane! Stop This Crazy Thing!" (The Downside to Galaxy Highland Theater's New Robotic Seats)
Five Films We Don't Want to See in D-Box
"...Highland has announced another bold move into uncharted theatrical ballyhoo territory...."

May 18, 2009 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

Miracle at St. Anna
Spike Lee fights the good fight but loses the battle in his bloated and muddled World War II epic that pays tribute to the Army's Buffalo Soldiers.
"...leaves little to the imagination. And for all Lee’s ballyhoo about racial stereotyping, one might expect him to adopt..."

Sept. 26, 2008 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Spike & Mike's Sick & Twisted Festival of Animation 2008
Another compilation of old and new animated spectacles guaranteed to rot your eyeballs.
"...surpassed) Spike and Mike's unique brand of old-school, roadshow ballyhoo. Connoisseurs of interspecies money shots ("Chirpy") and Hertzfeldtian heartache..."

Feb. 8, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Godzilla
This is the original and uncut version of the 1954 Japanese monster picture.
"...Shimura, Momoko Kochi, Akira Takarada and Akihiko Hirata. The ballyhoo surrounding Rialto’s release of the 1954 film that started..."

July 23, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Most Valuable Players
A Guide to Austin Stage Actors
"...Repertory of Texas, 1999; Reba, The Last Night of Ballyhoo, Zach, 1998; Clara, I'm Not Rappaport, State, 1998; Claire,..."

Sept. 28, 2001 Arts Feature

Blood and Guts and Dirt and Joy
Michael Miller may appear at first meeting to be withdrawn, but he is absolutely present onstage and off, and his willingness to "get dirty" with his characters and continuous challenge to himself to be better make this seemingly reserved actor one of Austin's best.
"...in the 1998 staging of The Last Night of Ballyhoo at Zach: "Michael played Peachy, a character that could..."

Aug. 10, 2001 Arts Feature by Robi Polgar

1999 Critics' Table Winners
"...Supporting Actor, Comedy Michael Miller, The Last Night of Ballyhoo..."

June 18, 1999 Arts Feature

7 & 7 Is
"...doing the band any favors either. That's on the Ballyhoo Withdrawl label. Even less is going on with Nipple..."

July 5, 1996 Music Feature

A Little Ribbing
Life After Doomed Location?
"...first to come and go at this location was Ballyhoo's Fish Tacos. If you asked the former proprietors of..."

Oct. 27, 1995 Food Feature

Utopia Fest Ignites
Musical campout burns bright
"...countered with dashing art rock replete with top-notch theatrical ballyhoo. Leftover Salmon spawned hippie Hee-haw...."

Sept. 8, 2015 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Paramount Summer Classic Film Series: Schemers
Nightmare Alley, Beetlejuice, Shadow of a Doubt
"...June 7, 2pm (P) To paraphrase the sleazoid carny ballyhoo that opens this ghastly-great noir, "Folks, we must ask..."

May 15, 2015 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

SXSW Live Shot: Dry the River
Non-show from dire East London gang
"...of Blur and Gorillaz that traveled to Mali to ballyhoo/appropriate that nation’s indigenous sonics. Dry the River, on the..."

March 18, 2015 Music Post by Marc Savlov

SXSW Film Review: Excess Flesh
Body image horrors mirror a horrifying and hallucinatory L.A.
"...the audience off their usual Alamo Drafthouse fare. No ballyhoo, that: Excess Flesh is nauseating, perceptive, and an altogether..."

March 14, 2015 SXSW Post by Marc Savlov

Romeo Rose for Mayor
Local 'celebrity' outlines 2014 platform
"...it weird sometimes. Maybe it's time to let the ballyhoo boys loose...."

Nov. 8, 2013 News Post by Brandon Watson

Ehrmegerd! Wendy Davis!
Senator to announce political future Oct. 3
"...But ballyhoo aside, there is a still a chance that Davis..."

Sept. 19, 2013 News Post by Brandon Watson

Has Fantastic Fest Gone Too Hog-Wild?
Helicopter Hog Hunt has some fans worried
"...League is a born showman and the kind of ballyhoo-master not seen since the days of the late, great..."

Sept. 9, 2013 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

Brandon's Tops & Bottoms
Gay Place bloggers weigh in with individual lists: 2012 from 10 to F1
"...the most effervescent moments of jubilation. Amidst all the ballyhoo surrounding our alphabet city, there was the disturbing news..."

Jan. 7, 2013 Qmmunity Post by Brandon Watson

The AggreGAYtor: November 15
Your daily dose of LGBTQIA news
"...poses with 99 other LGBTastemakers for Out Magazine’s Out100 ballyhoo...."

Nov. 15, 2012 Qmmunity Post by Brandon Watson

Fire in the Night, Music in Bone-Deep Bassnote Throbs
Reveling among the multiform delights of Art Outside
"...Mishap rising like musical zombies from the grave, with Ballyhoo Betty eating fire and snorting nails, with special guest..."

Oct. 29, 2012 Chronolog Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

New Belgium Brewery Tour de Fat
Touring beer festival and bike ride makes last stop in Austin
"...The Tour de Fat was indeed a ballyhoo of bikes and beer, as their advertisements suggested. Although,..."

Oct. 22, 2012 Chron Events Post by Joe Layton

Any Given Wednesday
One man, 10 years, some seriously sublime weirdness
"...aesthetic, from pre-Age of Irony exploitation actioners and post-bebop, beatnik-ballyhoo B-pictures to underseen (and occasionally unseen) classics from Hollywood's..."

Feb. 18, 2011 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Fantastic Fest Flashback: Nacho Vigalondo's "7-35 In the Morning"
Nacho Vigalondo's Oscar-nominated 2006 short
"...to the wages of time (and fear) amidst the ballyhoo surrounding their lengthier counterparts. And that's just not fair..."

Sept. 8, 2010 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

Guess Who's Corman To Dinner?
Husband and wife duo Roger and Julie to get lifetime achievement award
"...League said, "Fostering independent cinema, employing all manner of ballyhoo to accentuate the theatrical experience and trying to make..."

Sept. 7, 2010 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

The Cost of Pride
How much does a non-profit pay to attend?
"...With all this ballyhoo about Pride and QueerBomb, a central tension has arisen..."

June 3, 2010 Qmmunity Post by Andy Campbell

Castlemania
One boy's induction into horror
"...behind the lens and, more famously, in his roadshow ballyhoo releasing gimmicks: techniques later tweaked and adopted by everyone..."

Oct. 30, 2009 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

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