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The Nutcracker and the Four Realms
Go see the actual ballet instead
"...has become my new sleep aid. Reimagined in a blender of the usual YA tropes for which we have..."

Nov. 2, 2018 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Turbo Kid
This irreverent throwback is a loving homage to kids' adventure pictures
" and youth-driven B-movies (Solarbabies, BMX Bandits) in a blender to create a satisfying (if blood-drenched) smoothie of awesomeness...."

Aug. 28, 2015 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

This suburban melodrama arrives with an impressive pedigree but little originality.
"...Hunter, and The Squid and the Whale in a blender and punched puree: The result is more watered-down mash..."

May 1, 2009 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

What matters most about Transformers isn't subtext (this is Michael Bay after all), but what happens when big, loud, heavy things bang into other differently colored big, loud, heavy things.
"...said, Transformers is about as clever as an unplugged blender: Take away the many effects crews who so clearly..."

July 6, 2007 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Tears of the Black Tiger
This Thai film is part melodrama and part spaghetti western, as if Sirk and Peckinpah fell into a blender and out poured tear-soaked Polaroids, giant exploding squibs and blown-up heads, tearful Asian songbird ballads, and homoerotic outlaw bonding.
"...western, as if Sirk and Peckinpah fell into a blender in Hong Kong. Out pour tear-soaked Polaroids, giant exploding..."

Feb. 16, 2007 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Spike & Mike's Classic Festival of Animation 2002
"...jump up and down like a kitten in a blender, and both frequently feature creative expressions of rage, sorrow,..."

Aug. 30, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Heaven up Here
27 reason to further investigate the UK roster of bands at SXSW 2006
"...Black Moses (London); Blender Balcony at the Ritz, Sat, 1am..."

Feb. 24, 2006 Music Feature by Marc Savlov

The Traditional Drinks of Mexico
Given this year's incredibly hot Austin summer, you might enjoy trying some of the fabulously refreshing traditional cold drinks of Mexico. Chronicle Cuisines writer Wes Marshall shows you how to concoct them.
"...either orange juice or milk and zizzed in a blender), and Aguas Frescas (made with fruit and water in..."

Aug. 18, 2000 Food Feature by Wes Marshall

Saturday Sleepers
SXSW picks & sleepers
"...jump onstage. – Raoul HernandezWALTER DANIELS & WADE DRIVER8pm, Blender Balcony @ the Ritz Veteran Austin harpman Walter Daniels..."

March 18, 2005 Music Feature

New Model Army
Anarchy in the UK
"...painful. United Kingdom @ SXSWAdem (London); Thu., 8pm, Blender Bar @ the Ritz..."

Feb. 25, 2005 Music Feature by Marc Savlov

March Hares
Hopping on the rabbit bandwagon
"...but does not burn. Remove and place in a blender...."

March 27, 2015 Food Feature by Anna Toon

Austin Reggae Fest’s Easter Sunday
Everton Blender closes down displaced event
"...was proudest of “culture” bookings like Sunday headliner Everton Blender. With a couple thousand attendees powwowing on bongs and..."

April 21, 2014 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

The First Annual Rancho Winslow Mayan Fin del Mundo Fiesta!
Friday, Dec. 21, 2012
"...leaf, onion, garlic, chiles, and beef broth in a blender and puree the mixture. Rub the beef with salt..."

Dec. 21, 2012 Food Feature

Pick Your Own Berries
Enjoy the extravagance of berries without the supermarket price
"...with. For the bowl method: Get out your pastry blender (this is the kitchen device that looks kind of..."

May 23, 2008 Food Feature by Kate Thornberry

Wednesday Picks
SXSW Picks & Sleepers
" Happen to You. – Robert GabrielDRUMS & TUBA10pm, Blender Bar @ the Ritz Founded in Austin nine years..."

March 11, 2005 Music Feature

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
Blurbing SXSW 04 music – Wednesday only
"...ST 3711pm, Blender Balcony @ the Ritz The only active band to..."

March 12, 2004 Music Feature

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
"...frontman Rick Broussard gets going. – Margaret MoserMAGIC SURPRISE8pm, Blender Balcony @ the Ritz Magic Surprise answers the question:..."

March 17, 2006 Music Feature

Nuts to You
The Food writers reveal their favorite pecan recipes
"...pecans with 2 cups of the water in a blender for 4 to 5 minutes. Add 1 more cup..."

Nov. 25, 2005 Food Feature

Wednesday Sleepers
SXSW Picks & Sleepers
"...with rough edges to burn. – Christopher GrayAMERICAN VODKA8pm, Blender Bar Balcony @ the Ritz Joining forces last year..."

March 11, 2005 Music Feature

Summer’s Vegan Queso
Makes enough for a party
"...breeze to make, but you'll definitely want a high-powered blender. Ingredients:..."

Sept. 20, 2019 Food Feature

Viva Aguas Frescas
The Mexican refreshers: how to make them, and where to find them in Austin
"...Directions: Add watermelon and water into blender and blend at a high speed until smooth. Add..."

July 14, 2017 Food Feature by Sierra Diaz

Fusebox Festival Schedule
"...7-10pm: Blender Love. Mary Magsamen + Stephan Hillerbrand (Houston) and Kirk..."

April 23, 2010 Arts Feature

Avocado Margaritas
Two ways to enjoy the Tex-Mex favorite
"...Put in a blender and turn it on. It's so simple; that's why..."

Aug. 1, 2008 Food Feature

Saturday Sleepers
SXSW Music Fest preview guide
"...8pm, Blender Balcony @ the Ritz Two years ago, we hadn't..."

March 16, 2007 Music Feature

Wednesday Sleepers
The 'Chronicle' says see these SXSW acts directly afterwards
"...10pm, Blender Bar @ the Ritz It takes a certain amount..."

March 9, 2007 Music Feature

They're still streaming into SXSW from the land down under
"...Hoodoo Gurus (Sydney) Blender Bar @ the Ritz, Fri., 11:40pm;"

Feb. 23, 2007 Music Feature by Michael Bertin

" multiplied and the whole mess poured into a blender if you have a machine up to snuff...."

Aug. 18, 2006 Food Feature

A Family Affair
Those Canadians are too damn happy. Must be the the donuts.
"...Say Party! We Say Die! (Vancouver BC) ; Blender Balcony at the Ritz, Wed, 1am..."

Feb. 24, 2006 Music Feature by Darcie Stevens

Thursday Sleepers
SXSW picks & sleepers
"...Porch, along with a live band. – Robert GabrielPANTHERS12mid, Blender Bar @ the Ritz New York's Panthers grabbed the..."

March 18, 2005 Music Feature

Friday Picks
SXSW picks & sleepers
"...could've opened for Seventies King Crimson. – David LynchZYKOS10pm, Blender Bar @ the Ritz Upon losing guitarist Jarod Harmeier..."

March 18, 2005 Music Feature

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