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Iron Man 2
Despite a high tech sheen and an excellent but overstuffed cast, this sequel feels more like a setup for the upcoming Avengers movie than its own picture.
"...hand for some seriously excellent catsuited butt-kicking is Johansson's Black Widow, agent of SHIELD, the covert government agency run..."

May 7, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

ST 37
Record Review
"...ST 37The Insect Hospital (Black Widow)ST 37The Secret Society (Blue Circle)..."

April 9, 2004 Music Review by Michael Chamy

Black Widow
Debra Winger plays a federal agent on the tail of a chameleon-like young woman (Theresa Russell) who marries wealthy men and then kills them.

Aug. 24, 2001 Screens Review by Stephen MacMillan Moser

An Ideal Husband
The Oscar Wilde drama about deceit and honor is presented by a solid cast.
"...a letter proving Chiltern's past political indiscretion. The beautiful black widow threatens to ruin his career unless he supports..."

July 2, 1999 Movie Review by Hollis Chacona

SXSW Film Goes Right to the Moon
Apollo 10 1/2, Sandra Bullock, and more join movie list
"...serial version of Swimming With Sharks, the cult 1994 black comedy about the merciless nature of Hollywood life...."

Feb. 2, 2022 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Page Two: Praying for an Early Death
Louis Black sucks, and he makes SXSW suck
" issue of the Chronicle is out with Louis Black's usual indecipherable drivel of excuses, justifications, and self-congratulatory plaudits...."

March 26, 2010 Column by Louis Black

Fall Film Previews
"...Arthur Marks (Friday Foster). Two police officers -- one black and one white -- go after the bad guys..."

Sept. 11, 1998 Screens Feature

New Austin Music Worth Your Bandwidth This Week
Here's what we're listening to
"...From the top, "Black Widow" emphasizes the full power of the jazz combo...."

June 19, 2020 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

Fun Fun Fun Fest Lineup Revealed
November 8-10 festival washes 86 acts onto Auditorium Shores
"...Transmission Events tore the top off its black, blue, and orange box of Fun Fun Fun minutes..."

July 9, 2013 Music Post by Chase Hoffberger

AFF Knows We Like to Watch
Local film Harmony and Me tops sneak peek at festival lineup
"...from this year's lineup, including three intriguing-sounding documentaries about black comedy (Robert Townsend's Why We Laugh), screenwriting (Peter Hanson's..."

Aug. 26, 2009 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
Blurbing SXSW 04 music – Wednesday only
"...year's "Need to Get Some," off Epitaph barn burner Black City, and has been a staple of the Austin..."

March 12, 2004 Music Feature

The New Nerddom
Wizard World Austin Comic Con tackles diversity
"...Marvel Comics: Thor is a woman, Captain America is black. But this can sometimes seem like stunt casting: As..."

Oct. 5, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Odds Against Tomorrow
" instant dislike to each other. Slater baits the black partner, while Ingram stands up for himself and refuses..."

Oct. 20, 2000 Screens Review by Jerry Renshaw

Margaret's Museum
"...ailing grandfather (Boretski) -- himself a victim of the black lung that plagues lifelong miners -- and Neil's Gaelic-speaking..."

May 9, 1997 Movie Review by Alison Macor

"...deletion of U.S. bow on Southern Lord dishes old-school Black Sabbath/Iron Butterfly/Melvins. Yoshiaki Negishi sandblasts Lemmy's epiglottal nub as..."

Jan. 14, 2011 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

After a Fashion
Stephen preps for the Texas Film Hall of Fame with a look back at previous years' events
"...there are in heaven," as another LB (not Louis Black) used to say. This year's show is No. 7,..."

Feb. 15, 2008 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Live Shots
"...and "Unholy Train" into roaring anthems and sleepers like "Black Widow" and "Half Mad Moon" into steady rockers. And..."

Oct. 23, 1998 Music Feature

Qmmunity: Top Five Scene Shakers
Qmmunity counts five major queer scene shake-ups in 2023
"...Leather presents this LGBTQ holiday market. Featuring Bat City Bootblack Brigade, Baron von Soap, Penguin After Dark, Twisted Artisan,..."

Dec. 15, 2023 Column by James Scott

Qmmunity: Femme Boy Spring
Queer musician Caleb De Casper gets his own day declared at City Hall, plus upcoming queer events
"...the Boyz of Austin, alongside out-of-town superstars like Dollya Black, Blackberri, and Hunsen Abequeer. Bring the kiddos around on..."

April 22, 2022 Column by James Scott

Tapestry Dance Company's April Fools
This remount of the tap troupe's valentine to vaudeville brought the old art form back with delights in abundance
"...colorful sobriquets such as Sister Mary "Magic Tricks," Bella "Black Widow" Benson, and Mr. Midnight. The characters were goofy..."

May 11, 2018 Arts Review by Robert Faires

ICYMI: Musashino Sushi Dokoro Prides Itself on Craft
Edomae-style sushi at this traditional restaurant
"...also a remarkable number of clever dishes. Try the Black Widow sushi roll – fried soft shell crab with..."

April 20, 2018 Food Column by Jessi Cape

Gay Place: Vagina
At last, a place for your… you know…
"...yours truly, Kate X, will all put it in black-and-white. Bring your zines to share! Sat.-Sun., Dec. 10-11, noon-6pm...."

Dec. 9, 2011 Column by Kate X Messer

In Memory of Dennis Hopper
'A walkin' contradiction, partly truth and partly fiction'
"...Hollywood director Henry Hathaway, resulting in Hopper being informally blacklisted. This was the motif for Hopper's career: three or..."

June 4, 2010 Screens Feature by Louis Black

Role-Play Playing
When improv asks, 'Can we get a suggestion for something you'd slay a dragon with?'
"..."I was more into this game in college called Black Widow, where all the avatars were female. But it..."

June 19, 2009 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Catherine Deneuve: 5-Film Collection
Sophia Loren: 4-Film Collection
Lions Gate lionizes two icons – one French, one Italian – in two new collections
"...while Fort Saganne – the sole film in the black-vinyl Deneuve pack once widely available in the U.S. –..."

June 20, 2008 Screens Review by Raoul Hernandez

ATX TV Festival 2022: Griselda
True-crime series promises a new side of Sofía Vergara
"...role as Colombian drug lord Griselda Blanco, aka “The Black Widow,” aka “La Dama de la Mafia,” in the..."

June 7, 2022 Screens Post by Mazzy Oliver Smallwood

Alamo Drafthouse Reopening Locations Nationwide
Mueller, Village to light back up across the summer
"...with higher Covid-19 vaccination rates, and major releases including Black Widow and Fast & Furious 9. However, the unexpected..."

April 29, 2021 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

The Oscars Love Austin ... They Really Love Us
Alamo, McConaughey headline #TheBigScreenIsBack campaign
"...Time to Die, The Suicide Squad, In the Heights, Black Widow, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings..."

April 26, 2021 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Into the Woods, In Search of Sator
The secret family history behind Jordan Graham's supernatural horror
"...them to understand it better. … She had a black widow spider in the house, and when we would..."

April 10, 2021 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin Film Festival to Honor James Ivory and Ron Bass
Oscar winners joined by The Farewell, Seinfeld writers
"...with his sophomore effort in 1987's Gardens of Stone, Black Widow, Rain Man (for which he won an Oscar),..."

Sept. 4, 2019 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

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