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From the Vaults: "Comin' at Ya!" Again
Drafthouse Films re-releases the 1981, 3-D spectacle, "Comin' at Ya!"
"...Comin'at Ya!, the 1981 spaghetti Western that hurls 3-D effects..."

Feb. 24, 2012 Screens Post by Marjorie Baumgarten

Comin' at Ya!
3-D is back on the big screen -- again.
"...It's a safe bet that awestruck audiences of the 1850s and 1860s, paying their..."

July 25, 2003 Screens Feature by Ken Lieck

Comin' at Ya!
"...Palacios. This EuroWestern is best known as the movie that revived the 3-D movie phenomenon. Its 3-D effects are..."

March 11, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Comin' Back at Ya!
Tony Anthony resurrects his 3D Western for Drafthouse Films
"...Ever watched a modern 3D movie and think, "Well, that's great,..."

March 4, 2012 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance
Nicolas Cage rides again.
"...The directorial duo, Neveldine and Taylor, have yet to match the sheer action-splattered lunacy of their cult-classic double header,..."

Feb. 24, 2012 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Journey to the Center of the Earth
The new version of this Jules Verne classic provides gentle fun, but without the 3-D visual effects "comin' right at ya," this journey's center will not hold.
"...Briem, Josh Hutcherson and Seth Meyers. Make sure to catch this latest iteration of the Jules Verne novel on..."

July 11, 2008 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Brand on the Run
Synergy is the name of the game at Drafthouse Films, the distribution arm of the Alamo empire
"...Tim League is sitting at the bar, at his bar, the HighBall. Next door..."

Aug. 31, 2012 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Drafthouse Films Targets 'Ms. 45'
Alamo distro arm picks up Abel Ferrara revenge classic
"...What's the opposite of a sophomore slump? When Abel Ferrara..."

Oct. 8, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Drafthouse Films Expecting a 'Visitor'
Local distributor adds insane Italian scifi horror to slate
"...Classic directors! Bald alien kids! The maternal instincts of the Switchblade Sisters. Drafthouse Films will be..."

June 19, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Treasure of the Four Crowns
"...who scored a big commercial success with 1981's 3D Comin' at Ya!, The Treasure of Four Crowns is a..."

March 19, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Comin' Right At Ya
Asleep at the Wheel bandleader Ray Benson describes his long, strange, Western Swing trip
"...the subtitle to his autobiography offers, "How a Jewish Yankee Hippie Went Country." On one hand, his nearly half-century..."

Oct. 16, 2015 Music Review by Doug Freeman

Film Flam
Preserving Mondo's archive, Fantastic Fest first wave, farewell to Sherry Mills, and what's happening with lots of local productions
"...of the Alamo Drafthouse's poster boutique Mondo, we hinted at big news to come. It's arrived: Mondo is partnering..."

July 15, 2011 Screens Column by Kimberley Jones

SXSW Music Festival
Picks & Sleepers
"...Full Western Dress, finds the band venturing further into Beatles-esque Sixties pop influences along with their familiar hats-off to..."

March 17, 2000 Music Feature

Top Books to Make Sense of a World Breaking Down
Jay Trachtenberg's top reads of 2016 explore a planet in crisis in Israel, rust-belt Ukraine, and the Antarctic
"...My favorite read of the year was Jonathan Safran Foer's first novel in a decade, Here I..."

Dec. 30, 2016 Arts Feature by Jay Trachtenberg

Texas Book Festival 2015: The Mighty 300
Authors for Fest 20 include Lethem, Lemony, Pitts, Diggs, Hart
"...What event could bring together Gary Hart and John Sununu,..."

Sept. 4, 2015 Arts Post by Robert Faires

SXSW Music News: Tuesday/Wednesday
First night climaxes and 5 Next Big Things
"...All the acts campaigning for attention in 2016 were there Tuesday night:..."

March 16, 2016 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Off the Record
Fun Fun Fun Fest by the numbers and Asleep at the Wheel's Top 40
"...its fifth annual Fun Fun Fun Fest this weekend at Waterloo Park with a mock-epic press conference in early..."

Nov. 5, 2010 Music Column by Austin Powell

The Big Cheese
South by Southwest 1997
"...Wednesday, March 12 TITO & TARANTULA Steamboat, Wednesday, March 12..."

March 21, 1997 Music Feature

Top 40 Vices Playlist
A walk on the wild side with songs of the seven deadly sins
"...Ian Dury's influence made him the UK's street poet laureate with this 1977 corruption of ancient hedonist credo "wine,..."

Jan. 6, 2017 Music Feature by The Music Staff

Gay Place
Every few years, Austin dykes wake up and smell the lack of lesbian bar, then do something about it
"...two new meetups happening this week (see Thursday and Saturday). On Our Gaydar..."

Jan. 24, 2014 Column by Kate X Messer

The Hands That Feed
The groups that care for Austin's hungry could sure use a few more helping hands
"...to let everyone know it's us. The moment is at once disconcerting yet sweet, as people begin to emerge..."

Dec. 25, 2009 News Feature by Kate X Messer

Coach's Corner
"...Johnny Clyde Copeland, a dead ringer for a blood relative of Richard Pryor, paces the stage at the new..."

May 2, 1997 Column by Andy "Coach" Cotton

Gay Place
We are coming down from Pride and amping back up for ESHHH
"...the Eastside (Homo House Hop No.7, this Sunday). See that picture at left? Darling Ursula looks like we feel..."

Sept. 28, 2012 Column by Kate X Messer

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