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Benefiting 'Bamako Chic'
Former Austinite Maureen Gosling needs funds to finish her latest documentary
"...presentation raising funds for the completion of her Bamako Chic: The Woman Cloth Dyers of Mali. On Sunday, Oct...."

Sept. 30, 2005 Screens Feature

Geek Chic
Software
"...If you're not into geek chic, but still want a quality PDA, check out Rex...."

Dec. 11, 1998 Screens Feature by John Avignone

The Style Files
A Little Tongue-in-Chic
"...from beginning to end? What started with crewcuts and chic ended with long hair and anti-chic, and what happened..."

May 30, 1997 Books Feature by Margaret Moser

The Addams Family
Your favorite creepy neighbors are back, and kid friendly
"...given CG animated form in the bouffant-haired and blue-jean chic of Margaux Needler (Janney), a home improvement show host..."

Oct. 18, 2019 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Second Act
Lean In meets The Secret of My Success in workplace rom-com
"...you can get. Granted, it's breezy enough in a retro-chic kind of way, but the meh factor is too..."

Jan. 4, 2019 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

An Evening With Beverly Luff Linn
This year's weirdest, most delightful rom-com
"...but his predilection for a specific aesthetic, one of trash-chic and nostalgic clothing and environments, remains intact. Lulu Danger..."

Oct. 19, 2018 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

The Dressmaker
Kate Winslet stars in this adaptation of the Australian best-seller
"...stuck in lesser movies, Winslet chips away at Tilly’s chic, hard armor to reveal the character’s raw insides. The..."

Sept. 30, 2016 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie
Edina and Patsy hit the big screen with mixed results
"...into a feature-length film? On the telly, the hopelessly unchic Edina Monsoon (Saunders) and the haplessly chic Patsy Stone..."

July 22, 2016 Movie Review by Steve Davis

3 Days to Kill
Kevin Costner stars in this snappy but contrived mix of international espionage and paternal redemption.
"...countenance (interrupted by consumptive coughs and spotty nosebleeds) and cowboy-chic attire befitting a gunslinger roaming the City of Lights..."

Feb. 28, 2014 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Crazy Horse
Paris' famed erotic showcase at the Crazy Horse saloon is profiled in this Frederick Wiseman documentary.
"...John Davey, dive deep into the perfectly sculpted, infinitely chic sensuality of the place. Far from being the Parisian..."

March 2, 2012 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Restless

Gus Van Sant hits a rare discordant note with this story about two death-obsessed teens that is twee and precious instead of genuine and candid.

"...Cotton (Mia Wasikowska), who has a penchant for thrift-store chic and a deep intimacy with the work of Charles..."

Oct. 7, 2011 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Gigantic
Paul Dano and Zooey Deschanel play would-be lovers who are stymied by life and the outsized personalities of their fathers (played by Ed Asner and John Goodman).
"...his angst-filled days selling overpriced mattresses from a shabby chic NYC loft and working toward his childhood dream of..."

April 24, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Get Smart
A giggly summer movie, Get Smart is a well-cast chip off the old block, although the toothless action sequences detract from the comedy.
"...is a spooky doppelgänger for Barbara Feldon, with her chic Chanel-like duds and confident verbal delivery. Fortunately, the movie..."

June 20, 2008 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

JusticeLive
Justice rebounds from its FabricLive rejection
"...leaked as the Justice Xmas Mix included everything from Chic to the Fucking Champs to Todd Rundgren. House music..."

Feb. 28, 2008 Music Post by Darcie Stevens

Eagle vs Shark
Like Napoleon Dynamite, Eagle vs Shark is a little wisp of a movie, a lightweight feature loaded with montage and hung on the multidimensional performance of Loren Horsley as Lily.
"...Sundance Institute, is Napoleon Dynamite in its 20s, a dork-chic romance about two Kiwi oddballs, one of whom has..."

July 20, 2007 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Dreamland
This ensemble piece set in a rural mobile-home park has a solid emotional center despite some dramatic mood swings.
"...design, down to its Hammond-organ Photek soundtrack and desert chic – but this ensemble piece set in a rural..."

Dec. 1, 2006 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Aeon Flux
Its heart is in the right place, but Aeon Flux's head is just a little too high to make much sense.
"...arriving in the form of Theron’s title character, an ultra-chic assassin possessed of an Anna Sui-meets-Richard Kern fashion sense..."

Dec. 9, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries
"...loving and refreshingly candid war veteran/famous writer father and chic firebrand mother. If all that weren't enough, we're also..."

Oct. 2, 1998 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

High Art
"...a demimonde roost, a hazy, druggy magnet for heroin chic lesbians and their brood. Fascinated by the unique photographs..."

June 26, 1998 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Le Samourai
Fedoras and trench coats. Film noir in cool blues and greens. Melville's 1967 film is the real deal.
"...of transparencies. Before cinema's recent advent of “hit man chic,” there existed Jef Costello. Directors such as Quentin Tarantino..."

May 30, 1997 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Best of the New York Underground
"...suburbanite through the course of several days, from his stoner-chic apartment to his factory job (where he is loved..."

July 29, 1994 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me
"...back to her hot pink trailer at the run-down, chic Hide Away Trailer Park, and proceeds to turn him..."

Aug. 27, 1993 Movie Review by Pamela Bruce

Day Trips: Flophouze Hotel, Round Top
Repurposed shipping containers become chic lodging
"...like mobile homes, but the insides are more rustic chic than luxury, double-wide fashionable. Each one has a living..."

April 27, 2018 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

TV Eye
What to Watch on Earth Day
"...cool, it's the Sundance Channel that has truly gone eco-chic, with the return of the Green, a monthlong presentation..."

April 18, 2008 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

Looks Aren't Everything
The retro chic of the South Congress Cafe is but one ingredient at the Trudy's offshoot
"...decidedly like a Tater Tot. Part of the retro chic thing, perhaps? We also had a Baked Brie in..."

Nov. 28, 2003 Food Feature by Barbara Chisholm

Food Set
"...Tres Chic Tres Chic owner Mary Williams was unavailable for comment..."

Aug. 25, 2000 Food Feature by Rebecca Chastenet dé Gery

The 'Austin Chronicle' Hot Sauce Festival Winners
Past winners
"...Green Shelf: Tres Chic of Texas. Other: Cafe Serranos..."

Aug. 24, 2007 Food Feature

The 'Austin Chronicle' Hot Sauce Festival Winners
"...Green Shelf: Tres Chic of Texas. Other: Cafe Serranos..."

Aug. 25, 2006 Food Feature

The 'Austin Chronicle' Hot Sauce Festival Winners: 1991-2004
"...Red Shelf: Cafe Serranos. Green Shelf: Tres Chic of Texas. Other: Cafe Serranos1992..."

Aug. 26, 2005 Food Feature

After a Fashion
Stephen reminisces and plays "No, you!" "Oh no, you!" with Daniel Esquivel
"...America and beyond gasping for more. The clothes are chic, chic, chic, and Daniel has some of the most..."

April 26, 2013 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

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