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Bringing Out the Dead
"...to most of his contemporaries' finest hours, and though Bringing Out the Dead is hardly what I'd call a..."

Oct. 29, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Bringing Out the Dead
Swiss documentary maker Richard Dindo considers himself a "portraitist or biographer of those who are no longer with us." This week, he brings two films : about revolutionary Che Guevara and writer Jean Genet : to town as part of the Austin Film Society's Texas Documentary Tour.
"...Swiss documentary maker Richard Dindo has been called the "memory composer"; his films, "political cinema." He considers himself..."

Jan. 21, 2000 Screens Feature by Anne S. Lewis

Garth Manor Brings Out the Dead
FX maestro Robert Kurtzman on the seminal Evil Dead 2
"...The elevator pitch for 1987's classic comedy-horror Evil Dead 2..."

July 31, 2015 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Back From the Dead
Stephen Romano cheats the grim reaper to launch Eibon Press
"..."The boat can leave now. Tell the crew."..."

July 15, 2016 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Years of the Dead
The Mexico of now, David Garza writes, is not held only within the borders of Mexico itself. It has spread northward, re-entered its old space, in a sense. For so many of the Mexicans, displaced but still infatuated with the idea of spirit and ghost, the nation itself is a ghost in the back of the head.
"...The Years With Laura Díazby Carlos Fuentes translated by Alfred..."

Oct. 27, 2000 Books Feature by David Garza

Other Worlds Austin Finds the 'Dead Within'
Austin's newest film fest announces special preview screening
"...The 512's freshest film festival, Other Worlds Austin, may not..."

Aug. 4, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Nicolas Cage Takes Over the Alamo
Watch the mega-acting star perform Edgar Allan Poe
"...got to introduce Nicolas Cage – or, more accurately, "the inexhaustable, unstoppable freight train of excellence, Mr. Nicolas Cage"..."

Jan. 31, 2017 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

The Green Movement
KRS-One and Hakim Green bring the Stop the Violence Movement to Austin
"...Kool Moe Dee, MC Lyte, Doug E. Fresh, and other all-stars in the booth to cut “Self Destruction,” hip-hop’s..."

Jan. 21, 2009 Music Post by Thomas Fawcett

The Q&A Hole: What Extinct Animal Would You Bring Back To Life?
With Matt Oztalay, Peter-John Byrnes, Wiley Wiggins, and more
"...some form of dinosaur would be far and away the most popular creature here …..."

Feb. 11, 2013 Books Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Page Two: Sitting on the Dock of the Bay Watching the Tide Roll Away
The Chronicle at 35
"..."The present-day composer refuses to die!"..."

Sept. 2, 2016 Column by Louis Black

The Return of Lila Downs
‘La Reyna’ makes another rare stop in Austin – tonight
"...Lila Downs performs with all the force of a tropical depression. On 2012’s Pecados y..."

April 9, 2013 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Talk to the Hand
The first ever Puppet Parts Film Festival
"...On Austin's burgeoning Eastside, in a neighborhood that splits the distance between suburban French Place and the hipster cafe..."

Jan. 11, 2008 Screens Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

Coralie Fargeat Gets Revenge on the Male Gaze
Writer/director flips the script on action movies
"...Revenge, the debut feature by French director Coralie Fargeat, has been..."

May 11, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Return to the Forbidden Zone
Richard Elfman brings his cult classic to the Ritz
"...Whatever happened to the midnight movie? You know what I’m talking about, those..."

Oct. 24, 2015 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

Cum On Feel the Noize
The New Dessau Music Hall
"...George Devore photograph by John Carrico The Dessau Music Hall used to stand in the middle..."

April 24, 1998 Music Feature by Jay Hardwig

The Yassine Sixth Street Noir
Legends, rumors, unpaid taxes ... and coke on the side
"...March 22 was a slow day on the News desk. This was Austin in campaign season, not..."

May 18, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Drink/Drank/Drunk Issue: Stages of Inebriation
To drink or not to drink – for local thespians, no question
"...Want to hear some good drinking stories? Ask theatre people. Between their research for playing soused characters, work..."

July 3, 2013 Arts Post by Robert Faires

I See Dead People
The Black Angels conjure Austin's psychedelic renaissance
"..."I have a wall-length mirror in my room, and these little handprints will appear on it," reveals the Black..."

May 9, 2008 Music Feature by Austin Powell

My Semester on the Beat
Wherein our reporter pursues the bad guys, abhors Problem People, studies community policing, and earns a perfect attendance koozie in the APD's Citizen Police Academy
"...When you imagine a 10-hour ride-along with a cop, there's a lot of stuff you expect – sirens, squealing..."

Dec. 1, 2006 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

Godzilla vs. the Green Screen
Austin special effects artists can kill you with a squib or with a CGI bullet hit, gore it up with pig entrails or digitally composited blood, and create just about anything you can imagine with their bare hands or software. Does the industry need both?
"...Georges Melies never saw the Apollo astronauts tee off on the moon, but the..."

April 22, 2005 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Ricky Martinez Dead at 61
Ranch 616 mainstay was beloved of employees and customers alike
"...When the news broke Wednesday that Ricky Martinez had died as..."

July 19, 2013 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Austin ISD: The Resegregationists
Pearce, Garcia to be single sex schools, IDEA back tonight
"...Opponents of the plan to turn Pearce and Garcia Middle Schools into..."

Jan. 29, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Welcome to the Tour de France 2012!
Prologue stage
"...many reasons. For all of those who think that the Tour de France only goes on during the month..."

July 2, 2012 Sports Post by Larysa Pachulski

Fantastic Fest Fills the Card
Massive list includes closing night film
"...The Fantastic Fest second wave is here, and bigger than..."

Sept. 5, 2017 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

The Weird, Weird West
Giddings gets retro-futuristic for Weird West Fest
"...Strap on your best leather chaps and fire up that home-crafted iron horse: The..."

Dec. 12, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

The Tire Mound of Mystery
Thousands of city tires lie moldering southeast of town – and the city is claiming ignorance
"...Stacked in long rows and towering piles in the middle of a field southeast of Downtown are thousands..."

Dec. 4, 2009 News Feature by Jordan Smith

March of the Flower Children
The last interview with Seeds frontman and oh-so-brief psychedelic Austinite Sky Sunlight Saxon
"...his living room. Unpacked boxes surround him, only heightening the sense of physical disconnect permeating the rustic, South Austin..."

July 24, 2009 Music Feature by Austin Powell

The Real Greezy
Greezy Wheels, back from the dead (the Seventies).
"...The drive up the last 50 yards of dirt road..."

Oct. 12, 2001 Music Feature by Cleve Hattersley

On the Bus
In the process of writing her new play con flama, Austin poet / writer Sharon Bridgforth discovered that the piece was not complete without her own voice in it. In the process of observing con flama's development, writer Belinda Acosta discovered something about her own voice, too.
"...Sharon Bridgforth thought she was writing a play about riding the bus. The celebrated Austin poet/playwright initially approached..."

Sept. 22, 2000 Arts Feature by Belinda Acosta

Spacing Out in Round Rock
Carter, Paige, Christi, Doug, and two homeowners on 'Trading Spaces' in Central Texas
"...Welcome to the Chronicle Web extra full transcript of our interviews with..."

Feb. 6, 2004 Screens Feature by Kate X Messer

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