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Blacklisted screenwriter Dalton Trumbo is essayed by Bryan Cranston
"...too-twee and terribly theatrical rendering of the battle that blacklisted screenwriter Dalton Trumbo (Cranston) fought and – if you..."

Nov. 20, 2015 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed
Ben Stein uncovers the worldwide plot to unseat scientists, educators, and philosophers who are being fired, ridiculed, and ostracized for supporting the theory of intelligent design.
"...members of the American scientific community are systematically being blacklisted and shorn of their university positions simply for mentioning,..."

April 25, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Neko Case
Records Review
"...Neko CaseBlacklisted (Bloodshot)..."

Nov. 15, 2002 Music Review by Jim Caligiuri

Snake Collectors Recoil at New Wildlife Rules
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department formalized rules for all species after concerns last year over number of freshwater turtles being hunted for meat
"...facto endangered-species status, saying, "None of the animals was blacklisted for a scientific reason; they just picked up a..."

Nov. 9, 2007 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Infiltrator
Bryan Cranston takes on a drug cartel in this ho-hum thriller
" which he plays LBJ, and Trumbo, as the blacklisted screenwriter Dalton Trumbo, The Infiltrator provides Cranston with a..."

July 15, 2016 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Redacted, Then Redressed
AFS Essential Cinema spotlights once-banned films
" Herbert J. Biberman, one of the Hollywood Ten blacklisted by the House Un-American Activities Committee, with significant creative..."

Aug. 30, 2013 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

Celluloid Icons
The larger-than-life John Milius and the enigmatic, introverted Harry Dean Stanton come into focus
"...AC: Right. The idea of him being blacklisted as this right-wing NRA nut job. How serious and..."

March 8, 2013 Screens Feature by Shawn Badgley

SXSW Friday Picks & Sleepers
Friday night blurbage of SXSW
"...her band's punch-packin' pop distractions. – Kate X Messer Blacklisted Individuals..."

March 18, 2011 Music Feature

SXSW Friday Showcases
Friday night's SX showcases are bar-the-door-Katy good
"...laughs like breaths. On a conscious tip, ATX originals Blacklisted Individuals have spoken out against domestic violence and civil..."

March 18, 2011 Music Feature

Page Two: Long Days of Journeys Into Nights
In quest of a simple metaphor
"...After getting out of prison, most of them were blacklisted, unable to work in the industry for years. They..."

April 17, 2009 Column by Louis Black

Johnny Got His Gun
Austin-bred actor Ben McKenzie stars in this one-man show of Dalton Trumbo's timeless anti-war novel.
"...becoming one of the most famous writers to be blacklisted by Hollywood in the Fifties and subsequently penning such..."

Sept. 26, 2008 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Pete Seeger: The Power of Song
More than an appreciation, this documentary portrait of the great American folksinger and activist is an inspiration.
"...1 chart-topper with the Weavers' "Goodnight Irene" or a blacklisted pariah due to the HUAC witch hunts of the..."

Oct. 19, 2007 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Page Two: The Time of the Toad
The New McCarthyism, or why the way the Dixie Chicks incident passes into history matters
"...of the Hollywood Ten: creative studio talents who were blacklisted from work in their profession for refusing to testify..."

Nov. 3, 2006 Column by Louis Black

Neko Case
"...Case's fourth studio album makes one thing unmistakable: 2002's Blacklisted wasn't a swerve from Furnace Room Lullaby on the..."

March 17, 2006 Music Review by Michael Bertin

Cautionary tales about the pitfalls of indie filmmaking don’t come more searingly truthful or sober-minded than this.
"...up the project, Duffy becomes certain that Weinstein has blacklisted him in Hollywood. Then Maverick cancels, too. Eventually, the..."

Dec. 10, 2004 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Wasn't That a Time: the Weavers, the Blacklist, and the Battle for the Soul of America
Once, folk singers faced jail time and worse for their political affiliations
"...whose socialist connections and anti-authoritarian ideologies got them professionally blacklisted at the height of their fame, 1952-55. Pre-Bob Dylan,..."

Dec. 21, 2018 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

Bucking the Blacklist
Robert Van Boven back in court against Texas Medical Board
"...the current "revised" report on his status has effectively blacklisted him from professional employment...."

Nov. 30, 2018 News Feature by Michael King

Page Two: Frogs Were the Second Plague
The Time of the Toad, and a time to dance
"...contempt of Congress, fined and jailed, they were then blacklisted by the studios...."

March 31, 2017 Column by Louis Black

SXSW Film Review: Pornocracy
The economy (and the price) of free porn
"...against industry performers – being exposed to violence, being blacklisted, being underpaid. Still, the film does well to balance..."

March 12, 2017 SXSW Post by Jessi Cape

The Austin Music Scene's Spectrum of Sexism
From sexual assault to all-female bills, women musicians face myriad issues in the live music capital
"...booted from his band, Foreign Mothers suffered for it, blacklisted from bills Harris is confident they would've been booked..."

Jan. 20, 2017 Music Feature by Libby Webster

Chronicle Recommends: Films About Writers
Storytellers become the story
"...deli clerk and sometime bookmaker Howard Prince. Approached by blacklisted pal Alfred Miller (Michael Murphy) to “front” for him..."

June 10, 2016 Screens Post by Chronicle Film Staff

SXSW Music Panel: Angelique Kidjo
Aural biopic of Mother Africa’s reigning diva
"...father – her getaway driver – be caught and blacklisted...."

March 19, 2016 SXSW Post by Kahron Spearman

Get Talking
"...nothing to fall back on as Trumbo did. These blacklisted workers, most quite poor to begin with, faced a..."

Jan. 14, 2016 Postmarks

Haskell Wexler and Taking a Stand
Editor Louis Black on the creative visionary
"...often put him at great physical risk. He was blacklisted, and the FBI conducted a smear campaign against him...."

Dec. 30, 2015 Screens Post by Louis Black

The Suzuki Method
AFS retrospective revisits a maverick of Japanese cinema
"...of contract and personal damages, but that win also blacklisted him from filmmaking for 10 years. His return, 1977's..."

Oct. 9, 2015 Screens Feature by Josh Kupecki

Thursday Picks & Sleepers
SXSW Thursday handicapping by the blurb
"...evolved into straightforward hip-hop, most notably on 2012 mixtape Blacklisted. He has apparently been in the studio with Kanye..."

March 20, 2015 Music Feature

Dark Times in Austin With Noir City
The czar of noir Eddie Muller on Walter White and classic dread
" keep $6,000. 10pm Try and Get Me (1943) Blacklisted writer-director Cy Endfield drags ex-soldier (Frank Lovejoy) into a..."

Feb. 16, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

SXSW 2013 Film Reviews: 'Pete and Toshi Get a Camera'
Home movies gain a global significance
"...of those times. Seeger started filming after having been blacklisted by the House Un-American Activities Committee (you remember those..."

March 15, 2013 Screens Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

'High Noon' Hits Just as Hard After Dark
UT's RTF Community Screenings leads off with iconic Western
"...screening of High Noon. The screenplay, care of HUAC blacklisted writer Carl Foreman, should put you on high alert..."

Feb. 21, 2013 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

The Bandera Way
Scenes from a marriage in four acts.
"...and platinum records; Natalie Maines' comments on President Bush blacklisted the Dixie Chicks, while Erwin and Robison divorced in..."

Feb. 8, 2013 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

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