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Big Hero 6
Witty charm, lively animation, and a swift pace help this animated superhero story rise a cut above.
"...Another friggin’ superhero story that acknowledges comic-book tropes while rarely subverting them,..."

Nov. 7, 2014 Movie Review by William Goss

Gary Floater: A Hero Never Learns
Owen Temple lookalike pretends not to care but does, no joke
"...Cares, a release party for which happens Sunday, April 6, at Cheatham Street Warehouse in San Marcos...."

April 1, 2014 Music Post by William Harries Graham

The Aftermath of the Big Headline: Stronger
David Gordon Green talks about the unlucky bystander to history
"...come Oscar time) is a real piece of work. Heroism is foisted upon these individuals who don’t necessarily feel..."

Oct. 3, 2017 Screens Post by Marjorie Baumgarten

A Cultural Hero
"...Untitled by Benito Huerta For Coronado, a printer and..."

Dec. 25, 1998 Arts Feature by Mary Jane Garza

The Big Picture
Taking stock of Austin music's female legacy
"...the past, a creative dead end performed by guitar hero wannabes with a lack of self awareness wherein they..."

Nov. 28, 2014 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

The Big Cheese
South by Southwest 1997
"...Sun Mafia?) in his black/charcoal grey pin-striped suit, the 68-year-old Perkins cut an imposing figure on that stage, lean..."

March 21, 1997 Music Feature

The Big Chill
Wild Thing Chip Taylor waxes political on 'New Songs of Freedom'
"...Taylor. Born James Wesley Voight in New York, the 68-year-old composer sought his own place on stage in the..."

June 27, 2008 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Mondo First Look at Gravity Falls
Exclusive peek from the upcoming Disney show
"...Present: Nothing's Impossible! Like that show, there'll be a big opening night reception, followed by a Saturday morning kids'..."

April 25, 2017 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

2015 Academy Award-Nominated Animated Short Films
Five Oscar nominees, plus some extra treats.
"...seen of these candidates, having preceded most showings of Big Hero 6 last fall. The story of a spoiled..."

Jan. 30, 2015 Movie Review by William Goss

Austin Film Festival Announces (Almost) Full Slate
Opening and closing night films still to come
"...AFF 2014’s just-announced slate includes films with some of..."

Sept. 17, 2014 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

More News From the Local Film Fests Front
"...Vallée (of Dallas Buyers Club fame); Disney animated film Big Hero 6; and The Imitation Game, the story of..."

Sept. 19, 2014 Screens Feature

Boyhood Nominated for Six Oscars
Academy singles out Linklater, Adair, Arquette, Hawke
"...Big Hero 6, Don Hall, Chris Williams and Roy Conli..."

Jan. 15, 2015 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

SXSW Film Unveils March Lineup
So much ado!
"...The big story coming out of this year’s Sundance Film Festival..."

Jan. 31, 2013 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Ghost Rider
The movie adds little to Marvel's source material, but to be fair, there wasn't a surfeit of originality in the comic book to begin with.
", but Cage, an avowed fan of lesser Marvel superheroes (he did rechristen himself after Luke Cage: Hero for..."

Feb. 23, 2007 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

SXSW Announces Film Lineup
Edgar Wright's Baby Driver, Ben Wheatley's Free Fire, and more
"...feature debuts. The SXSW Film roster has arrived, with big features like Edgar Wright's Baby Driver, the debut of..."

Jan. 31, 2017 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

Manifesto Destiny
Literate pop, the Elephant 6 in your Parish
"...all its pure paeans to his home state, veiling ambiguous spirituality sans the angst of fellow God Squadder Pedro..."

July 23, 2004 Music Feature by Melanie Haupt

A Closer Look at the Paramount Lineup
Spike Lee, Amy Heckerling to present films
"...print's so tiny you might have glossed over two big names: Amy Heckerling and Spike Lee...."

May 15, 2012 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Exclusive SXSWI Interview: Tim Langdell, Part Two
Gaming guru talks about where the industry is missing out.
"...and SXSW:IA panelist Tim Langdell scratch his head. "The biggest selling-game ever was The Sims 1. The biggest selling..."

March 8, 2008 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

World Series for the Ages Commemorated in Box Set
Game 6 and all
"...Even Cardinals fans would sheepishly admit that Game 6 alone – in all of its commercially uninterrupted glory,..."

Dec. 20, 2011 Sports Post by Shawn Badgley

Fantastic Fest First Wave Films Announced (Finally)
Fantastic Fest 2009, Round One
"...into Perversion as a nifty starting point. (We're also big fans of Vampyros Lesbos, but you probably already figured..."

July 13, 2009 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

The Beauty of the Beast
Austin's IMAX theatre opts not to screen the newly remastered Disney film.
"...relations. However, the theatre has opted out of the biggest Imax event in years -- Disney's newly remastered, souped-up-for-the-big-big-screen..."

Jan. 18, 2002 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

High-End Shopping in a War Zone
Stop-lossed Austin soldier's latest video shows the other way contractors make money out of troops in Iraq
" a patrol and drop your salary on Guitar Hero or a pair of $900 sunglasses. Don't think that's..."

Nov. 19, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Texans Welcome Bird-Flipping Bud to Town
On Monday night at that
"...of the crime this Monday with Houston high school hero Vince Young back taking the snaps...."

Nov. 20, 2009 Sports Post by Mark Fagan

Play It Again, Sam
All About Eve (1950)
"...-- but use a spoon to get every drop. (6/28-29) --Stephen Moser Brigadoon (1954)..."

June 4, 1999 Screens Feature

Paramount Announces Summer Classic Film Series Lineup
See the whole schedule and get some tickets to escape the heat
"...of Casablanca, and that's just the first of three big birthday screenings that weekend, with Titanic hitting the big..."

May 16, 2017 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

South for the Marijuana
The gringo travels to Mexico in search of weed and wisdom.
"...tracks to reach the train station. One time our hero was stopped on the bridge. A Mexican immigration officer..."

Sept. 5, 2003 News Feature by Lucius Lomax

Hot Movie Previews
Sneaking Into Summer
"...the summertime and the season is generally heavy on big-budget fantasies, action spectacles, sequels, and superhero derring-do. (More and..."

May 23, 1997 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Film Reviews
"...Rosie O'Donnell, Demi Moore, Melanie Griffith, Rita Wilson. (PG-13, 96 min.) We need more films about girls - big..."

Nov. 3, 1995 News Feature

Film Reviews
"...Rosie O'Donnell, Demi Moore, Melanie Griffith, Rita Wilson. (PG-13, 96 min.) We need more films about girls - big..."

Oct. 27, 1995 News Feature

Our readers talk back.
"...on Thursday, Nov. 30 and Thursday, Dec. 7, at 6pm. On those days the City Council will hold hearings..."

Nov. 24, 2000 Column

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