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Bob Roberts
"...makes for an appropriate election-season re-release. “The character of Bob Roberts (Robbins) is a folksinger/self-made millionaire/senatorial candidate. He is..."

Sept. 18, 1992 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

What About Bob?
Don't hate Bob Schneider because of his Lovely Creatures
"...for the guy with the best gig in town, Bob Schneider...."

Oct. 2, 2009 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Day Trips
Remembering Bob Roberts, the dean of Texas barbecue.
"...Bob Roberts, the dean of Texas barbecue, passed away on..."

Aug. 18, 2000 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Page Two: Life, Fiction, and Selling Out
Life, fiction, and selling out
"...and uniquely suited to the project: No Direction Home: Bob Dylan (2005), The Ballad of Jack and Rose (2005),..."

March 31, 2006 Column by Louis Black

Runaway Bride
"...Wilson, Hector Elizondo, Joan Cusack, Richard Gere and Julia Roberts. More of concern than the runaway bride here is..."

July 30, 1999 Movie Review by Sarah Hepola

The Mexican
"...Directed by: Gore Verbinski. Starring: Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, James Gandolfini, J.k. Simmons, Bob Balaban, Sherman Augustus, Michael..."

March 2, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Catch a Fire
Phillip Noyce explores the havoc and repercussions caused by white interlopers toward indigenous peoples in this straightforward account of real-life black South African activist Patrick Chamusso and the white Boer police agent, who hunts him.
"...his own right, playing at villainy (see Arlington Road, Bob Roberts), but here he descends into the role so..."

Oct. 27, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Your Shortcut to FXX’s ‘The Simpsons’ Marathon
Who has time for 552 episodes? Here’s 11 to watch.
"...“Sideshow Bob Roberts” (season 6, episode 5) Airs Saturday, Aug. 23,..."

Aug. 20, 2014 Screens Post

Me and Sailor Jerry
Tattooed for life
"...hum like a Rollomatic tattoo machine: Rollo, Zeke Owen, Bob Roberts, and Sailor Jerry's No. 1 protégé, Ed Hardy...."

June 11, 2010 Screens Feature by Margaret Moser

Man of the Year
Instead of being the hippest kid on the block, this comedy plays like a schizophrenic exercise in shrill cinematic politics.
"...ago, and he's got everything from Tanner '88 to Bob Roberts to Bulworth to point the way for him...."

Oct. 20, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Dead Man Walking
Sarandon won an Oscar for her performance as Sister Helen Prejean in this nuanced story about capital punishment.
"...as director and screenwriter since the mockumentary political satire Bob Roberts, powerfully forces this reflection through its compellingly ambiguous..."

Feb. 2, 1996 Movie Review by Alison Macor

Dancing About Architecture
Austin Music goes to Amsterdam, and the Spankers come back from there; more albums don't come out, and more bad club news
"...the label, along with the song she did in Bob Roberts. That'll be good stuff for people following her..."

Dec. 17, 1999 Music Column by Ken Lieck

The Wisdom of Years
Whatever Way the Wind Blows
"...taping, and a plum acting gig in Tim Robbins' Bob Roberts. And just as Willis began parting ways with..."

Feb. 12, 1999 Music Feature by Andy Langer

Looks Back... and Forward
Documentary Film Pioneer D.A. Pennebaker
"...which followed a young folksinger by the name of Bob Dylan on his 1967 British tour, Pennebaker has also..."

April 3, 1998 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Saturday Picks
SXSW picks & sleepers
"...PRICKS8pm, Jackalope Austin's Yuppie Pricks are punk's version of Bob Roberts. Trading junk chic for junk bonds, Trevor Middleton..."

March 18, 2005 Music Feature

You So Crazy!
The Great Derangement
"...owns a special place in our heart. He scripted Bob "A Christmas Story" Clark's 1972 zombies-versus-pretentious-hippies-in-vertically-striped-flares epic, Children Shouldn't..."

May 15, 2008 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

What Lies Beneath
John Cusack talks about putting a human face on Hitler in Max.
"...his skepticism of celebrity (Tapeheads, The Player) and conservatism (Bob Roberts, The Cradle Will Rock). Max may be the..."

Feb. 21, 2003 Screens Feature by Sarah Hepola

Catfight
With improv comedy all over Austin and even on the tube, it's tougher than ever for improv newcomers to create laughs out of audience suggestions and comedic inspiration. But with a corps of female performers who are appealing and talented and share a sense of direction, the new troupe Catfight has the potential to fly, even here, even now.
"...spasms of interpretive dance. Casey Jacoby shines as a Bob Roberts-style folkie, all hippy-dippy earnestness in demeanor but with..."

June 15, 2001 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Scanlines
Living in Oblivion
"...Robbins did several good movies around this time, including Bob Roberts, so what happened to his career? Well look..."

Nov. 13, 1998 Screens Feature

Tribute Records
Tammy Wynette Remembered
"...THE PINE VALLEY COSMONAUTS SALUTE THE MAJESTY OF BOB WILLS..."

Jan. 1, 1999 Music Review

Maid in Manhattan
"...Starring: Jennifer Lopez, Ralph Fiennes, Natasha Richardson, Frances Conroy, Bob Hoskins, Tyler Garcia Posey, Stanley Tucci, Chris Eigeman, Marissa..."

Dec. 13, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Nominations for the 2004-2005 B. Iden Payne Awards
A complete list of all Payne Award nominees.
"...Bobby Malone, The Wise Men of Chelm..."

Aug. 19, 2005 Arts Feature

The Other Stars in the Galaxy
"...at least a couple of romantic comedies starring Julia Roberts -- Notting Hill and Runaway Bride...."

May 21, 1999 Screens Feature

SXSW Film Announces 2015 Lineup
Circling the Thunderdome
"...Heart: The Lizzie Velasquez Story. Switching back to narratives: Bob Byington will world premiere 7 Chinese Brothers, starring Jason..."

Feb. 3, 2015 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Speaking of the Dead
To mark the Grateful Dead's final performances this weekend, a look back on the band's local history
"...an energetic set that included an 18-minute version of Bob Weir masterpiece "The Other One."..."

July 3, 2015 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

Postmarks
Contradictions Exposed
"...Wyatt Roberts is telling other people how to live when, as..."

Jan. 10, 1997 Column

Buried in Scandal
SCI and the Money Trail
"...squabble: In 1997, SCI and Waltrip sued Darryl J. Roberts, a former funeral home owner, claiming that Roberts' book,..."

March 26, 1999 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Applause! Applause!
Austin Critics Table nominations, 2004-2005
"...Guy Roberts, OthelloProduction, Comedy..."

May 27, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin Critics Table Nominations, 2002-2003
The full list of nominations for the 2002-2003 Austin Critics Table Awards, recognizing outstanding achievements in local theatre, dance, classical music, and visual art
"...Guy Roberts, Henry V..."

May 9, 2003 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Cumulative Staff Box
"...Bowles, Steve Chaney, Chris Dannemaier, Greg Stephens, Robert Bryce, Bob Carpenter, David Fox, Lloyd Goad, Stacey Harris, Martin Menchaca,..."

Sept. 7, 2001 Features Feature by Nick Barbaro

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