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Austin Film Festival: A Conversation With Chris Cooper
An evening with the notable "character actor"
"...award by the Austin Film Festival on Saturday, actor Chris Cooper joined moderator Michael Noll for an hour of..."

Nov. 1, 2015 Screens Post by Caitlin Moore

I Love You, Beth Cooper
Hayden Panetierre stars in this coming-of-age comedy about a high school valedictorian who proclaims his love for the school's hottest cheerleader during his graduation speech.
"...Directed by: Chris Columbus. Starring: Hayden Panettiere, Paul Rust, Jack Carpenter, Lauren..."

July 17, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

GP Crush of the Week: Anderson Cooper
He's cable's hunky silver-haired fox, but that's not why we love him.
"...But that's not why we adore CNN anchor Anderson Cooper. We love him because he PONY PONI POWND that..."

Sept. 30, 2010 Qmmunity Post by Kate X Messer

Silver City
John Sayles adds his cinematic two cents to this election year’s plethora of politically minded movies.
"...Directed by: John Sayles. Starring: Chris Cooper, Richard Dreyfuss, Danny Huston, Mary Kay Place, Michael..."

Sept. 17, 2004 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Adaptation.
"...Directed by: Spike Jonze. Starring: Nicolas Cage, Meryl Streep, Chris Cooper, Tilda Swinton, Brian Cox, Cara Seymour, Judy Greer,..."

Dec. 20, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy
Canadian comedy troupe hits the big screen with this movie about the humorous side effects of a new drug.
"...there is of a plot concerns drug researcher Dr. Chris Cooper (McDonald), whose new anti-depressant, Gleemoxen, is pushed through..."

April 12, 1996 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

October Sky
"...Joe Johnston. Starring: Laura Dern, Natalie Canerday, Chad Lindberg, Chris Owen, William Lee Scott, Chris Cooper and Jake Gyllenhaal...."

Feb. 19, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Breach
The career of Robert Hanssen, the brilliant real-life FBI spy whose exploits as a double agent caused a great many deaths, should be the mole story to end all mole stories, but it is not.
"...Directed by: Billy Ray. Starring: Chris Cooper, Ryan Phillippe, Laura Linney, Caroline Dhavernas, Gary Cole,..."

Feb. 16, 2007 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Married Life
This film's wonderful, amoral resignation makes Married Life so deliciously different from other period-set crime stories, and its terrific cast keeps thing percolating.
"...Directed by: Ira Sachs. Starring: Pierce Brosnan, Chris Cooper, Patricia Clarkson, Rachel McAdams, David Richmond-Peck, David Wenham..."

March 28, 2008 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Seabiscuit
"...Directed by: Gary Ross. Starring: Tobey Maguire, Jeff Bridges, Chris Cooper, Elizabeth Banks, Gary Stevens and William H. Macy...."

July 25, 2003 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

New York, I Love You
The central thesis in this ominibus of short films is that New York is not its landmarks or its landscape; New York is its people.
"...and Randy Balsmeyer. Starring: Orlando Bloom, James Caan, Hayden Christensen, Blake Lively, Julie Christie, Bradley Cooper, Chris Cooper, Drea..."

Nov. 6, 2009 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Lambert & Stamp
Kit Lambert and Chris Stamp were two would-be filmmakers who wound up managing the Who
"...Directed by: James D. Cooper...."

May 15, 2015 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

American Sniper
Clint Eastwood and Bradley Cooper tell Chris Kyle's war story.
"...Directed by: Clint Eastwood. Starring: Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Luke Grimes, Jake McDorman, Kevin Lacz, Cory..."

Jan. 16, 2015 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Live by Night
Ben Affleck directs and stars in this period gangster drama
"...Directed by: Ben Affleck. Starring: Ben Affleck, Chris Messina, Zoe Saldana, Sienna Miller, Elle Fanning, Chris Cooper,..."

Jan. 13, 2017 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

SXSW Film Announces Features Lineup
Competitive narratives and docs unveiled, plus more
"...woman with a stalker. Cast: Bill Dawes, Sarah Butler, Christine Woods, Michael Rivkin, Amir Arison, Kerri Safran, Anna Margaret..."

Feb. 2, 2016 Screens Post by Josh Kupecki

Demolition
Jake Gyllenhaal stars in dramedy as a man rebuilding his life
"...Directed by: Jean-Marc Vallée. Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Naomi Watts, Chris Cooper, Judah Lewis, Heather Lind and Polly Draper...."

April 8, 2016 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Guardians of the Galaxy
These lesser-known, misfit, comic-book characters are a grand addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
"...Directed by: James Gunn. Starring: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Lee Pace, Karen Gillan,..."

Aug. 1, 2014 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

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Prelude to a column on cinematographer Haskell Wexler – by way of defending the ideological, political, and philosophical passions of John Sayles and Maggie Renzi against the intellectual bankruptcy of most current film criticism
"...is about John Sayles and Maggie Renzi. Mentioning that Chris Cooper and Marianne Leone (she plays Christopher's mother on..."

June 3, 2005 Column by Louis Black

Being Charlie Kaufman
Will the real Charlie Kaufman please stand up?
"...Chris Cooper, a formidable character actor who has appeared in..."

Dec. 20, 2002 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

The Bourne Identity
"...Directed by: Doug Liman. Starring: Matt Damon, Franke Potente, Chris Cooper, Clive Owen, Brian Cox, Adele Akinnouye-Agbaje and Julia..."

June 14, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Silver Linings Playbook
David O. Russell finds finds another family in distress; Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence kept it consistently fun.
"...Directed by: David O. Russell. Starring: Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Jacki Weaver, Chris Tucker,..."

Nov. 16, 2012 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

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Steve Earle brings Townes Van Zandt's ghost along on Silver City's magical mystery tour; it hangs around for the Toronto Film Festival
"...all-star cast, including Danny Huston, Richard Dreyfuss, Daryl Hannah, Chris Cooper, Mary Kay Place, Kris Kristofferson, Michael Murphy, Maria..."

Sept. 17, 2004 Column by Louis Black

Winners
"...Red Sauce1st place: Chris Cooper*..."

Aug. 29, 2003 Food Feature

The Kingdom
Initially, The Kingdom seems like it might be another of this season's politically charged movies, but it actually plays more like an explosive episode of CSI: Riyadh.
"...Directed by: Peter Berg. Starring: Jamie Foxx, Chris Cooper, Jennifer Garner, Jason Bateman, Ashraf Barhom, Ali Suliman,..."

Sept. 28, 2007 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Fairground Attraction
In Austin, carnival food has no season
"...Owner Chris Cooper hails from the DFW area and remembers going..."

Nov. 27, 2015 Food Feature by Amira Jensen

Summer Sneaks
Apocalypse Whenever: Movies in the Season of Armageddon
"...D: Christopher Guest; with Chris Farley, Matthew Perry, Eugene Levy, Kevin..."

May 22, 1998 Screens Feature

Austin Film Festival: Coming Through the Rye
A Salinger-obsessed teen searches for his idol
"...Dee-Dee (LaVie Owen) to find the notoriously reclusive author (Chris Cooper) and obtain his permission to stage the production...."

Nov. 1, 2015 Screens Post by Steve Davis

The Amazing Spider-Man 2
More proves to be less for Spidey this time out.
"...deceased dad (played by the uncredited but always welcome Chris Cooper)...."

May 2, 2014 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The AggreGAYtor: October 24
Your daily dose of LGBTQIA news
"...Jessie Tyler Ferguson has a scare, R. Clarke Cooper is playing coy, and Lady Gaga enters a vegetative..."

Oct. 24, 2012 Qmmunity Post by Brandon Watson

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The artistic genius of 79-year-old cinematographer Haskell Wexler is only the beginning of his story; the passion and eloquence of his lifelong political commitment stand equal to his cinematic achievements
"...Two of the greatest working actors, David Strathairn and Chris Cooper, were among those who spoke about them or..."

June 10, 2005 Column by Louis Black

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