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The Last Hero in China
"...Directed by: Wong Jing. Starring: Jet Li Lien-Jie, Sharla Cheung Man, Leung Kar-Yan and..."

July 28, 1995 Movie Review by Joey O'Bryan

Fine China
The latest Austin Film Society free series examines the cinema of China's Fifth Generation filmmakers.
"...families whose lives had been turned upside down by China's Cultural Revolution. Chen Kaige was pressured to publicly denounce..."

Jan. 17, 2003 Screens Feature by Will Robinson Sheff

Lightning on the Road, U.S. Men Defeat China, and More
"...trip this weekend, at Baton Rouge and Mississippi, before starting a three-week homestand June 15-16...."

June 7, 2007 Sports Post by Nick Barbaro

John Carpenter, Rock Star
Filmmaker as synth-pop pioneer horrifies the Moody Theater June 23
"...Carpenter, 68, famed director of Halloween, The Fog, and Starman, bantered as quick as a tennis match in advance..."

June 15, 2016 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

To Live
"...Directed by: Zhang Yimou. Starring: Ge You, Gong Li, Niu Ben, Guo Tao, Jiang..."

Jan. 27, 1995 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Raise the Red Lantern
Zhang's film is a biting examination of sexual politics, mandarin-style. Also stunningly gorgeous to look at, this melodrama transcends all borders and eras to speak to the ages.
"...Directed by: Zhang Yimou. Starring: Gong Li, Ma Jingwu and He Caifei. Chinese director..."

June 5, 1992 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Romeo Must Die
"...Directed by: Andrzej Bartkowiak. Starring: Anthony Anderson, Jon Kit Lee, Edoardo Ballerini, D.b. Woodside,..."

March 24, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

If You Knew Suzi...
New China Grill Proves Suzi Yi Is a Restaurant Star
"...photograph by John Anderson Suzi's China Grill..."

July 11, 1997 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

"...Directed by: Stanley Tong. Starring: Jackie Chan, Michelle Khan, Yuen Wah, Ken Tsang, Maggie..."

July 26, 1996 Movie Review by Joey O'Bryan

Rock Dog
It's a dog … that rocks!
"...calling. Now, in order to pursue his dream of rock-star glory, Bodi must defy his father’s wishes and move..."

Feb. 24, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Road Home
"...Directed by: Zhang Yimou. Starring: Zhang Ziyi, Zheng Hao, Sun Honglei and Zhao Yuelin...."

June 29, 2001 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Drunken Master II
"...Directed by: Lui Chia Liang and Jackie Chan. Starring: Chan, Anitia Mui, Ti Lung, Liang, Andy Lau and..."

April 8, 1994 Movie Review by Joey O'Bryan

The Acid House
"...Directed by: Paul Mcguigan. Starring: Gary Mccormack, Arlene Cockburn, Michelle Gomez, Stephen Mccole, Jemma..."

Oct. 1, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Shaolin Kung Fu Mystagogue
"...Directed by: Chang Peng-Yi. Starring: Hsu Feng, Carter Huang Chia-Ta and Chang I. This..."

Oct. 6, 1995 Movie Review by Joey O'Bryan

The Amazing Panda Adventure
"...Directed by: Christopher Cain. Starring: Stephen Lang, Yi Ding, Ryan Slater, Wang Fei and..."

Sept. 1, 1995 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Peace Hotel
"...Directed by: Wei Kar-Fei. Starring: Chow Yun-Fat and Cecilia Yip Ye-Tong. If nothing else,..."

July 14, 1995 Movie Review by Joey O'Bryan

King of the Sea
"...Directed by: Unknown. Starring: Lo Wai Kwong and Conan Lee. Lo Wai Kwong,..."

Sept. 9, 1994 Movie Review by Joey O'Bryan

Hail the Judge
"...Directed by: Wong Jing. Starring: Stephen Chow, Ng Man Tat and Chueng Man. Hong..."

Aug. 29, 1994 Movie Review by Joey O'Bryan

Treasure Hunt
"...Directed by: Jeff Lau. Starring: Chow Yun Fat, Ng Sin Lin and Lui Chia..."

April 22, 1994 Movie Review by Joey O'Bryan

The Legend of Fong Sai-Yuk
"...Directed by: Corey Yuen. Starring: Jet Li, Josephine Siao, Sibelle Hu and Michele Reis...."

Sept. 24, 1993 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Story of Qiu Ju
"...Directed by: Zhang Yimou. Starring: Gong Li, Lei Lao Sheng, Liu Pei Qi, Ge..."

July 23, 1993 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Full Contact
"...Directed by: Ringo Lam. Starring: Chow Yun-Fat, Simon Yam, Anthony Wong, Ann Bridgewater and..."

May 7, 1993 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Police Story Iii: Supercop
"...Directed by: Tong Kwei-Lai. Starring: Jackie Chan, Yang Gi-King and Maggie Cheung. Forget Steven..."

Jan. 22, 1993 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Assault on Precinct 13
This new version of John Carpenter's classic is superfluous in the extreme, and while it’s not technically a bad movie, per se, viewers unfamiliar with the film’s lineage will likely write it off as yet another midwinter also-ran, the sort of action film that never quite takes off and instead focuses on random gun battles and cheesy dialogue.
"...Directed by: Jean-François Richet. Starring: Ethan Hawke, Laurence Fishburne, Maria Bello, Drea de Matteo,..."

Jan. 21, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Is Space the Place for the Next Arms Race?
Independent Institute fellow Mike Moore on how to avoid an arms race in space
"...outer space has only made more likely the future star wars. But it's not going to play out like..."

March 20, 2008 News Post by Matt Martinez

Up Close and Personal
"...Directed by: Jon Avnet. Starring: Robert Redford, Michelle Pfeiffer, Stockard Channing, Joe Mantegna, Kate..."

March 1, 1996 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The 2002 Austin Chronicle Restaurant Poll
Readers Poll
"...Hamburgers, Dirty Martin's Kum-Bak Place, Burger Tex, Culver's Frozen CustardSteakSullivan's..."

May 24, 2002 Food Feature

Readers Poll
"...HONORABLE MENTIONHut's Hamburgers, Lone Star CafeBEST CHILE PEPPER DISHChuy'sRUNNERS-UPCurra's..."

May 12, 2000 Food Feature

The Great Conqueror's Concubine
"...Directed by: Stephen Shin. Starring: Sung Young Chen, Gong Li, Rosamund Kwan and Shun..."

Dec. 2, 1994 Movie Review by Joey O'Bryan

In his return to science fiction, Ridley Scott's stunning, ambitious visuals are waylaid by his quasi-metaphysics.
"...Directed by: Ridley Scott. Starring: Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, Guy Pearce, Idris Elba, Logan..."

June 8, 2012 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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