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Daniel Erickson Scores Mad Love at Fantasia Fest
Austin filmmaker's mannequin noir wows Montreal
"...more than a little creeped out) when Austin filmmaker Daniel Erickson recently reappeared on the scene after a twenty-year..."

July 19, 2010 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

Instant Replay: How and Why Did Daniel Rocha Die?
Re-enactment discrepancies leave family still looking for answers
"...Attorney Bobby Taylor says his client Daniela Rocha still doesn't know what happened in the last..."

Nov. 11, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith

South by Spoken Word
No Slam, Thank You, Ma'am
"...Team. In past years, the South by Southwest spoken word showcase has been a red-letter day for Austin spoken..."

March 20, 1998 Music Feature by Phil West

The 'N' Word
Does your chewing gum lose its flavor on the bedpost overnight?
"...buccaneer regalia – billowing shirts, eye patches, striped trews, swords, and tricorns – the trio strikes an anachronistic pose..."

May 21, 2004 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Has Daniel Clowes Really Grown Up?
"...It's tempting to call cartoonist Daniel Clowes a chameleon, except for one problem. Though the..."

Sept. 8, 2000 Books Feature by Ken Lieck

I Live My Broken Dreams
This year's rock docs examine the 'outsider myth' and more among the likes of Daniel Johnston, Townes Van Zandt, and Wild Man Fischer
"...– Daniel Johnston..."

March 11, 2005 Screens Feature by Will Robinson Sheff

The Girl Who Played With Fire
The world's favorite bisexual, black-leathered, dragon-tatted, hog-riding hacker is back in action.
"...Directed by: Daniel Alfredson. Starring: Noomi Rapace, Michael Nyqvist, Lena Endre, Sofia..."

July 16, 2010 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Substance of Fire
"...Directed by: Daniel Sullivan. Starring: Ron Rifkin, Timothy Hutton, Sarah Jessica Parker,..."

April 25, 1997 Movie Review by Robert Faires

Take This Waltz
Sarah Polley's sophomore film, starring Michelle Williams and Seth Rogen, is an inquiry into commitment and carnal desire, and the hard choices we make when the two don’t align.
"...marriage-imploding secret: That by chance she met a man, Daniel (Kirby), of exceptional magnetism, and the thought of him..."

Aug. 17, 2012 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Be Here to Love Me: A Film About Townes Van Zandt
Vivid yet impressionistic, this documentary tribute to the musician Townes Van Zandt brings the life and the music of this songwriter's songwriter into focus.
"...look at his prodigious drinking (without ever using the word alcoholic) and talks with his three successive wives and..."

Dec. 9, 2005 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Songs of Pain Was Not in Vain
The day a skinny young kid named Daniel Johnston came shuffling to the back door of the 'Chronicle'
"..."I'm Daniel Johnston," he said, "Here's a tape of mine for..."

March 11, 2005 Music Feature by Louis Black

What If
In this romantic comedy, men and women sort out the differences between love and friendship.
"...Directed by: Michael Dowse. Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Zoe Kazan, Megan Park and Adam Driver...."

Aug. 22, 2014 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Page Two: Pablo Picasso Was Never Called an A......
On money, politics, voting, and Daniel Johnston
"...of self-indulgent potential for a not always required last word, in which one can weigh back in on any..."

May 6, 2016 Column by Louis Black

Redline dives headfirst into onanistic autoeroticism, but this exotic-car movie feels ill-lubed and mechanical all the way.
"...anything in former Enzo owner and current Redline producer Daniel Sadek's poshy, rich-dick vanity flick. If The Fast and..."

April 20, 2007 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Blair Witch Project
Something wicked in the woods in this eagerly-awaited horror.
"...Directed by: Eduardo Sanchez and Daniel Myrick. Starring: Joshua Leonard, Michael Williams and Heather Donahue...."

July 16, 1999 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Out On a Limb
"...and comes up several branches short of a hardwood. Word has it that the final cut was taken away..."

Sept. 11, 1992 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Moll Flanders
" picaresque as tales come, though that's not a word we generally associate with 18th-century female literary heroines. This..."

June 14, 1996 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Faster Than Sound: Spider House Ballroom Will Cease Live Entertainment
Longtime local venue converts to arcade bar following co-owner misconduct allegations, code violations, and artist payment delays
"...over from "art gallery" to "indoor entertainment" use permits. Daniel Word, a Code Department division manager, says that an..."

Feb. 8, 2019 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Mom and Dad
Nic Cage goes crazy/crazier in this kid-killing black comedy
" Take it from me/ Parents just don’t understand.” Word, Mr. Smith...."

Jan. 26, 2018 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Vampire Academy
This month's flavor in the teen vampire continuum.
"...young vamps in love and death remains, in a word, unquenchable. Neither as polished as the Twilight franchise, nor..."

Feb. 14, 2014 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Slow Motion Sound
"...St. David’s Church. His explanation of his latest work, Daniel Variations, which fuses the biblical story of Daniel with..."

March 15, 2008 Music Post by Austin Powell

The Gospel of John
The last years of Jesus are presented with more realism than pageantry.
"...Directed by: Philip Saville. Starring: Henry Ian Cusick, Daniel Kash, Steven Russell, Richard Lintern, Scott Handy, Stuart Bunce..."

Oct. 24, 2003 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Babadook
Tyro helmer Jennifer Kent conjures a disturbing spook story about a mother, a son, and an unnerving presence in their house
"...Jennifer Kent. Starring: Essie Davis, Noah Wiseman, Hayley McElhinney, Daniel Henshall, Barbara West and Ben Winspear...."

Dec. 5, 2014 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

District 13: Ultimatum
This French import is a nervy, comic action sequel that weds the sport of parkour with detective work.
"...Feltzinger, Elodie Yung, MC Jean Gab'1, James Deano and Daniel Duval. You don't have to be familiar with the..."

March 5, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

National Lampoon's Van Wilder: The Rise of Taj
This highly unanticipated offering is cut ’n’ paste horn-dog humor.
"...Directed by: Mort Nathan. Starring: Kal Penn, Lauren Cohen, Daniel Percival, Glen Barry, Anthony Cozens, Holly Davidson and Steven..."

Dec. 8, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Ballets Russes
Majestic movie about once celebrated, now long defunct ballet company that changed the face of modern dance.
"...Directed by: Daniel Geller and Dayna Goldfine. AFS@Dobie This rousing documentary tells..."

Feb. 17, 2006 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Last of the Mohicans
"...Directed by: Michael Mann. Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Madeleine Stowe, Jodhi May, Russell Means, Wes Studi..."

Oct. 2, 1992 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Fantastic Fest Gives Us the Horns
Daniel Radcliffe's latest heads up final wave of films
"...Fest has announced its final wave of films, with Daniel Radcliffe's collaboration with Joe Hill, Horns, leading a pack..."

Sept. 10, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

NFL Preview
"’s time to predict the future, I put on Daniel Johnston’s Hi, How Are You, grabbed a bottle of..."

Sept. 3, 2007 Sports Post by Timothy Braun

DVDanger: Tokyo Tribe
Sion Sono's deranged, delirious hip-hop musical rocks
"...from the first frame, the first note, the first word. But Sion Sono's hip-hop musical Tokyo Tribe is a..."

Dec. 1, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

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