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Snow White and the Huntsman
Ambitious, brutish, and ruthlessly unromantic, this feminist reworking of the fairy tale has us under its spell.
"...burn) a dark army to install her in the castle. Contrary to the blinkered-evil concomitant to most dramatizations of..."

June 1, 2012 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Perry Names New Press Staff
Gov. hires old Dewhurst spokesman to head up his communications staff.
"...director of communications Robert Black. Deputy press secretary Allison Castle gets a promotion to become his press secretary, while..."

Aug. 21, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Whale Rider
This quietly powerful tale of youthful female empowerment in New Zealand is based on a cornerstone Maori myth.
"...Directed by: Niki Caro. Starring: Keisha Castle-Hughes, Rawiri Paratene, Vicky Haughton, Cliff Curtis, Grant Roa, Mana..."

June 27, 2003 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Beauty and the Beast
Yet another take on the classic fairy tale
"...who imprisons a beautiful jeune fille in his enchanted castle in the hope she may one day fall in..."

Oct. 7, 2016 Movie Review by Steve Davis

The Luv Doc: The Sugar Tit
Are you living in the Burger King's Castle?
"...is taking up arms to storm the Burger King’s castle. Why? It’s all about money. In fact, chances are..."

June 14, 2013 Column by The Luv Doc

Employee of the Month
Assorted workers vie for the coveted title of "Employee of the Month."
"...and Brian George. Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle proved that the stoner/slacker comedy genre can generate films..."

Oct. 13, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Ghost Ship
"...Granted, director Beck helmed the startlingly, shockingly mediocre William Castle Ghosts remake (itself a retread of a weak Sixties..."

Oct. 25, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Needful Things
"...King film (the third thus far by Rob Reiner's Castle Rock production company) is -- collective sigh of relief..."

Sept. 3, 1993 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Sfanthor Lowers the Drawbridge
Castle in the air finally lands
"...someone, or, possibly, something has erected a downright Frankensteinian castle. With a drawbridge, no less. Has Austin's astounding growth..."

March 6, 2015 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

The Nun
The Conjuring franchise heads to Romania
"...one that involves the convent residing in a converted castle that was built on a gateway to hell...."

Sept. 14, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation
Drac packs some serious SPF sunscreen when the Goth-ish animation goes aquatic
"...the first time the setting changes from the family’s castle hotel. Misinterpreting her father Drac’s loneliness for the stress..."

July 13, 2018 Movie Review by Danielle White

Warcraft
No fun storming the castle in this lousy adaptation of the hit video game
"...and likely will storm the cineplex gates, burn the castle down, and salt the earth (and screenwriters) from whence..."

June 10, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

From Up on Poppy Hill
This latest film from the Japanese animation house Studio Ghibli is dubbed into English.
"...largely under the direction of Hayao Miyazaki and including Castle in the Sky (1986), the wonderfully wackadoodle, when-pigs-fly Porco..."

April 19, 2013 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

SXSWedu: Lights, Camera, Learn
Film programming includes 'Bully', 'Brooklyn Castle'
"...reels, they have major documentaries like Bully and Brooklyn Castle, and Q&As with the directors and cast...."

Feb. 7, 2013 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

Mirror Mirror
Holding on to the Snow White fairy tale's most tiresome aspects, this iteration has some visual sass but is devoid of wit.
"...water-bound cabin while her id goes stomping around the castle, threatening to eat Snow's heart. It's an interesting touch,..."

April 6, 2012 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Gamer
Gerard Butler stars in this futuristic thriller set in a multiplayer online gaming universe.
"...– are controlled by billionaire virtual-reality TV überproducer Ken Castle (Dexter's Hall), who, it goes without saying, has ulterior..."

Sept. 11, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Mister Lonely
Oddly, Harmony Korine's film may be his most accessible as a director, featuring characters and images that are unforgettable – even if they don't add up to a complete narrative or visual whole.
"...of perpetual make-believe in a commune housed in a castle in the Scottish Highlands. The Michael Jackson look-alike (Luna)..."

June 6, 2008 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian
The Pevensie kids are summoned back to Narnia for yet another mystical adventure based on C.S. Lewis' series of fantasy books.
"...and the flight of Prince Caspian (Barnes) from his castle keep to the forest beyond. There he meets the..."

May 23, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Harold & Kumar Escape From Guantanamo Bay
Everyone's favorite stoner pals are back; this time running from the law after being mistaken for terrorists.
"...outlandish footsteps of Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle while expanding on its predecessor’s mandate to push the..."

May 2, 2008 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Crush o' the Week
Getty luvs Doogie.
"...a whim, rerenting Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle is a good idea, if only to catch the..."

May 2, 2007 Qmmunity Post by Kate Getty

Kingdom of Heaven
Ridley Scott's Crusades epic is a historical spectacle on the order of Gladiator and a dissection of war, as gritty and illuminating as Black Hawk Down, that takes flight when it becomes a canvas for ideas and ideologies in action.
"...sometimes inescapable, as when Saladin’s fireballs catapulted at Balian’s castle strike an eerie resemblance to the "shock and awe"..."

May 6, 2005 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Rugrats Go Wild
"...and truly, and, in a nifty bit of William Castle/John Waters showmanship, Rugrats Go Wild also arrives with a..."

June 13, 2003 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Chateau
"...its trite conceit -- adopted brothers inherit a French castle from an uncle they never knew -- The Chateau..."

Sept. 13, 2002 Movie Review by Sarah Hepola

Feardotcom
"...“new direction”? Malone helmed the 1999 remake of William Castle's House on Haunted Hill, which had Oscar winner Geoffrey..."

Sept. 6, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Magic in the Water
"...didn't spot Nessie emerging from the shadow of Urquehart Castle. Unfortunately, I had no such fortification when I went..."

Sept. 8, 1995 Movie Review by Hollis Chacona

Ride for Your Life
"...Essentially a cross between CD-ROM video games and William Castle's gimmick pictures of the 1950s, Ride for Your Life..."

May 12, 1995 Movie Review by Joey O'Bryan

The Princess and the Goblin
"...her father the king (voice of Ackland) leaves the castle on affairs of state, becomes lost in a dark..."

June 10, 1994 Movie Review by Alvaro Rodriguez

Matinee
This film is a fondly humorous look back at the last gasp of America's innocence, being a kid, and, in particular, monster movies.
"...of “Hey, I remember that!” Goodman plays a William Castle-esque film producer, previewing his new, gimmick-laden horror film (Mant..."

Jan. 29, 1993 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Vampire Hunter D
"...crop of Japanimation to reach Austin screens. Unlike The Castle of Cagliostro (with which it's double-billed), though, VHD is..."

June 26, 1992 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Edward II
"...settings go back and forth between sparsely decorated medieval castles and present-day Outrage demonstrations. There is no one period..."

May 1, 1992 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

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