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Crimson Peak
Guillermo del Toro goes Gothic, but falls short
"...that flows throughout his unique body of work, and Crimson Peak sets a new high-water mark for the director..."

Oct. 16, 2015 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

King Crimson Kills
Approaching a half-century of progress
"...and a reunion several years ago from an ex-employees Crimson Projekct, Austin hadn’t hosted a proper King Crimson performance..."

Oct. 20, 2017 Music Post by Michael Toland

King Crimson’s Tony Levin
Veteran bass virtuoso stays progressive
"...over Bass Concert Hall next Thursday, Oct. 19, King Crimson remains one of the few bands tagged “progressive rock”..."

Oct. 12, 2017 Music Post by Michael Toland

The Crimson Rivers
"...of The Silence of the Lambs or Se7en, The Crimson Rivers is indeed a wild ride, even if it..."

Aug. 10, 2001 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Crimson Tide
" Scott (True Romance, Top Gun), the subs in Crimson Tide -- both the U.S.S. Alabama and the Russian..."

May 12, 1995 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Deep Crimson
"...can take it no more. Half the time Deep Crimson feels like one of those inexplicably popular mid-afternoon foto-novelas..."

Jan. 23, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Calm Before the Crimson Storm
The Texas A&M Aggies ready for a wild one next week
"...believe it, but with Nick Saban and the Alabama Crimson Tide looming on the schedule next week, Saturday’s contest..."

Sept. 9, 2013 Sports Post by Rod Machen

City of Crimson
AIDS Services of Austin's Micah King talks red buildings and AIDS Walk Austin (video)

Oct. 15, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Johnny English Strikes Again
Time to revoke this agent's license
" to the south of France in a luscious, crimson ’78 Aston Martin V8 Vantage to uncover the identity..."

Oct. 26, 2018 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Belko Experiment
A gory social experiment gone wrong
"...Stanford Prison Experiment rewritten for the corporate age in crimson streaks as nihilistic kill-or-be-killed factions break out within Belko...."

March 31, 2017 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Almodóvar tracks the stages of a woman's life
"...The generous folds in a billowy crimson dress undulate like a beating heart in the virtuoso..."

Jan. 27, 2017 Movie Review by Steve Davis

This New Zealand horror/comedy nimbly jumps through the tropes, and inventively subverts them along the way.
"...Kylie begins uncovering some dangerous secrets, the narrative turns crimson with tales of long-ago murders and nefarious maniacs...."

Oct. 17, 2014 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Gone Girl
When a lady vanishes, David Fincher holds the moral compass.
"...quickly establish that there’s been a whole lot of crimson spilled in the kitchen and hastily wiped up, and..."

Oct. 3, 2014 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Grand Piano
Elijah Wood and John Cusack play cat and mouse in this concert-stage suspense dazzler.
" on the stage that he realizes – via crimson-scrawled directives hidden within his score – that there’s a..."

March 7, 2014 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Man of Tai Chi
Keanu Reeves’ directorial debut sizzles with mandible-cracking action, political intrigue, and electrifying martial physicality.
"...Shaw Brothers Studios, there’s a vengeance/redemption heartbeat at the crimson core of the film...."

Nov. 1, 2013 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Man With the Iron Fists
Wu-Tang Clan firebrand RZA branches out into directing a martial arts film.
"...the Iron Fists engulf you in a tsunami of crimson cheese and you, like I, will have a super-happy-fun-big-smile-crazy-face-monkey-time...."

Nov. 9, 2012 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Rainn Wilson and Ellen Page star in this tonally odd superhero spoof that veers between cartoonish stylings and gruesome violence.
"...scissors together a superhero costume and calls himself the Crimson Bolt – "Shut up, crime," is his catchphrase, and..."

April 29, 2011 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale
Quite the opposite of treacly holiday fare, this European import features one very bad Santa.
"...about the real Santa. Jolly is not in this crimson nightmare's repertoire, and all that jazz with the presents?..."

Dec. 10, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Hausu (House)
This 1977 Japanese film is a surreal, indefinable piece of horror/comedy, a must-see film for lovers of the inscrutable, the grotesque, the funky, and the eccentric.
"...all the time), on Dada (dance numbers!) mixed with crimson gore, eerie animation that can only be described as..."

May 21, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Two crew members wake up aboard a spaceship with no knowledge of their identities or their mission in this horror/science-fiction amalgam.
"...Alvart's plodding pacing and dull direction, even the eventual crimson tide of gore that duly arrives just in time..."

Oct. 2, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

One is human and the other's vampire: What's a pair of young soulmates to do?
"...human populace in favor of other sources of the crimson. Bella and Edward's courtship is played out with plenty..."

Nov. 28, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Austin-shot horror pic about a girl who discovers that her naughty bits are bitey.
", veering from surrealistic ABC After School Special-ness to crimson-drenched Grand Guignol atrocity exhibitionism, often in the same scene...."

Jan. 25, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Michael Myers is back in this "reimagining," courtesy of Rob Zombie.
"...Halloween '07 is nothing if not viewable through the crimson-tinted cheaters of its inspiration, and since Carpenter's original remains..."

Sept. 7, 2007 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Both Frank Miller's comic about the legendary battle of Thermopylae and Zack Snyder's cinematic adaptation are bloodthirsty affairs, awash in spectacle.
"...very seriously, 300 is an action film lover's wet, crimson dream, awash in spectacle (Xerxes' ships are dashed upon..."

March 9, 2007 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Miami Vice
Perhaps vice isn't what it used to be, or maybe Crockett and Tubbs don't belong in this new time slot, but Michael Mann's movie turns out to be dreary and monochromatic.
"...kind you'd want to have on your walls, unless crimson back-spatter is the "new black." The script, from Mann,..."

July 28, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Green Street Hooligans
The psychotically testosterized world of British football hooliganism, with its crimson tide of fist-in-mouth male bonding and lager-lout bad manners, is captured in this post LOTR Elijah Wood movie.
" of this sort, and Hooligans, with its frothy crimson tide of fist-in-mouth male bonding and lager-lout bad manners..."

Oct. 7, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Dawn of the Dead
It's hard to keep a good zombie down.
"...of photography, Matthew F. Leonetti, has shot the whole crimson mess in a hypervibrant film stock that punches up..."

March 26, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

"...cluster of seemingly unrelated stiffs have been found weeping crimson tears. The only link between the dead? They've all..."

Sept. 6, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

"...physical manifestation of the wounds of Christ, while spouting crimson freshets of gore and generally getting the scenery all..."

Sept. 17, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Day of the Beast
De la Iglesia builds this original horror film around a priest who belives the Antichrist will be born on Christmas Day. The director's unique visions blend ultra-violence and satiric touches make this a stunning example of his work screening in this four-part Alamo series.
"...henchmen. While the film is rife with ultra-violence and crimson goo, make no mistake, this is also a howlingly..."

Feb. 26, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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