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Five Minutes to Live
"...considerably nasty punch. De Havilland plays an aging, wealthy widow who is recuperating from a recent hip operation and..."

Aug. 27, 1999 Screens Feature

Viola Davis leads an efficient heist that rarely blows the doors off
"...the phenomenal Viola Davis. An irresistible premise – the widows of three men who died during a high-stakes robbery..."

Nov. 16, 2018 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

This French-language dramedy stars Audrey Tatou as a grieving widow who is trying to re-enter the flow of life.
"...evolution from schoolgirl to skittish twentysomething to the haunted widow he now knows. The scenes are, in turn, amusing..."

April 27, 2012 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The U.S. vs. John Lennon
Documentary about Lennon's political activism and time spent in New York basks in the legend's presence but offers little new on the subject.
" the active participation in this film of his widow Yoko Ono, and all the messier aspects of Lennon’s..."

Sept. 29, 2006 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

White Noise
That droning sound you hear is White Noise.
"...approached out of the blue and led into the black by portly EVP fan Raymond Price (McNeice), who has..."

Jan. 7, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Anna and the King
" look at, the camerawork of Caleb Deschanel (The Black Stallion, The Natural, The Right Stuff) includes sweeping vistas..."

Dec. 31, 1999 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Richard III
"...kills the heir to the throne, then woos his widow while they stand over the prince's corpse. He weds..."

Feb. 23, 1996 Movie Review by Robert Faires

Sink Into Sirk This May
Alamo screens "Majestic Tears: The Melodramas of Douglas Sirk"
"...plays a reckless playboy who, after accidentally blinding a widow (Jane Wyman), resolves to become a world-class eye surgeon..."

May 1, 2017 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

White Widow
alt. tracks
"...White WidowBlack Heart (Tullo Tunes)..."

Aug. 28, 2009 Music Review by Audra Schroeder

Alain Delon: 5-Film Collection
Former French marine and Sinatra-esque tough guy Alain Delon burned froid et chaud with the best of them
"...may not be powered by Gaslight. 1971 sleeper The Widow Couderc pairs up Delon's escaped murderer with French moviedom's..."

May 2, 2008 Screens Review by Raoul Hernandez

Ring in the HollyDaze
Holiday Movie Previews
"...Gena Rowlands stars as an empty-nest widow who reinvents herself and finds love with Gerard Depardieu..."

Nov. 29, 1996 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Juke Joint Blues
Blues Boy Hubbard strolls down Eastside Austin's Chitlin' Circuit memory lane
"...and Saturday nights, and when a picture preserves an all-black crowd dancing to the Rollettes, featuring Hubbard's longtime bandmate..."

July 13, 2007 Music Feature by Jonny Meyers

Queens, Kings, and More Events to Help You Celebrate This Weekend
Movies, theatre, classes, dancing, and more reasons to get out
"...The Watermelon Woman, a wry, cerebral romp from pioneering Black lesbian filmmaker Cheryl Dunye, follows Dunye as an indie..."

June 14, 2024 Arts Feature by James Scott

Film Reviews
" way of Salem's Lot. Cinematographer Jim Denault's faultless black-and-white photography perfectly captures the edgy hopelessness that surrounds Nadja's..."

Sept. 29, 1995 News Feature

Dev Patel Swings Into South by Southwest With Monkey Man World Premiere
Fest gets new docs on Stormy Daniels, Alex Jones, and Jon Bon Jovi
"...legend of the valiant but chaotic Hanuman. Patel, a black belt martial artist and medal-winning practitioner of taekwondo in..."

Feb. 7, 2024 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

SXSW Showcases
All the SXSW showcases that fit
"...festival. Early word on the band's summer release, The Black Dirt Sessions, points to its rawest recording yet, including..."

March 19, 2010 Music Feature

Who's Texas?
The story of Texas history says a lot -- about the storytellers
"...-- the unspoken implication being that, to many Anglo-Texans, blacks are the "bad" minority. There may be some truth..."

Sept. 6, 2002 News Feature by Lucius Lomax

A Whole Lotta Lava Going On
Winter/Spring Movie Sneaks
"...This Australian black comedy earned Judy Davis that country's best actress award..."

Feb. 14, 1997 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Fun Fun Fun Fest Daily Lineups Revealed
One-day passes for the November festival go on sale Friday
" close things out. Presently, Slayer’s listed on the Black stage, but the same designation went down in 2011..."

Sept. 12, 2013 Music Post by Chase Hoffberger

Sandra Bernhard ♥ America
Sandra Bernhard returns to Austin for We're Still Queer Honey!
"...kidding. I certainly don't get any flak from the black community. I mean, Paul Mooney – who was really..."

June 4, 2010 Features Feature by Cindy Widner

Film Reviews
"...will - these technological cheap thrills are a hot black market commodity, merchandise which keeps the film's protagonist Lenny..."

Oct. 13, 1995 News Feature

Film Reviews
"...Where the story differs is its shading: Rawlins is black, and his world is black. This marginalizes our hero..."

Oct. 6, 1995 News Feature

'Better This Way'
The first-place story
"...Through the window I could see that it was black outside and snowing. We had a good talk. Then..."

Feb. 8, 2013 Books Feature by Benjamin Reed

God on the Bench
Some Judges Look to a Higher Authority
"...Chronicle editor Louis Black argued the other side of that coin in an..."

Dec. 27, 1996 News Feature by Bob Elder

The Best Music We Saw at SXSW on Friday
Seventies funk GOATs, queer nu metal, and so much more
"...a trifecta of sass, grass, AND class… however the black-clothing clad yobs took a long drag from a cigarette..."

March 19, 2022 SXSW Post by Thomas Fawcett

Paramount Announces Summer Classic Film Series Lineup
See the whole schedule and get some tickets to escape the heat
"...many musicals, arguably none were as entertaining as this black-and-white riot. As recently-paroled teenage crooner Vince Everett, Presley develops..."

May 16, 2017 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

State Representative: Let's Hang the Artist!
Borris Miles decides he is the arbiter of taste and free speech at the Capitol.
"...The Widow Maker by Reinaldo A. Dennes (currently imprisoned in the..."

March 30, 2007 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Love Is All Around
Tracking Sonny Curtis and his tall, West Texas tales
"...checkout. Dr. Matt Destruction is out of regulation Hives black and white, as is singer Howlin' Pelle Almqvist, who..."

Oct. 15, 2004 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Second Coming
Close Encounters of the Third Kind: Definitive Director's Cut (1977)
"...The last of John Ford's black-and-white Westerns is certainly one of his best. Ford takes..."

July 30, 1999 Screens Feature

The Other Stars in the Galaxy
"...their success a couple summers ago with Men in Black. Mike Myers will try to shag another hit with..."

May 21, 1999 Screens Feature

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