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Chain of Desire
"...actions that are fueled by the flames of erotic desire. The first link in this chain begins with a..."

July 30, 1993 Movie Review by Pamela Bruce

People’s Republic of Desire
China's terrifying social media dystopia makes new media slaves
"...new opportunities to commodify human connection. People’s Republic of Desire explores only a tiny swath of the internet of..."

Dec. 14, 2018 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Depths of 'Desire'
Curator Annette Carlozzi invites art lovers to dive down into images of longing
"...The first sign that the exhibition "Desire" is something a bit different is simply the title...."

March 19, 2010 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

SXSW Film Review: People's Republic of Desire
The rise and fall of two Chinese webcam celebs
"...In People’s Republic of Desire, director Hao Wu takes us inside this virtual world..."

March 13, 2018 SXSW Post by Jenny Nulf

Lousy With Desire
Soulman Walter Tragert and the light at the end of the tunnel
"...38-year-old from Maryland released his second album, Lousy With Desire, this past spring to unanimous critical acclaim for its..."

Oct. 22, 2004 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Law of Desire
"...Mother, which many reviewers have compared with Law of Desire. It co-stars a pre-Hollywood Antonio Banderas as part of..."

Jan. 13, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

"Xavier Schipani: Chasing Desire" at Lora Reynolds Gallery
The artist probes the history and crisis of masculinity by placing beefy men in salacious tangles, exposed and unashamed
"...for his show at Lora Reynolds Gallery. In "Chasing Desire," Schipani probes the crisis and history of masculinity by..."

Aug. 3, 2018 Arts Review by Melany Jean

"Alyssa Taylor Wendt: Compartments of Desire"
Personal strength, theatrical animism, and sexual dynamics dominate this exhibition
"...describes as "making each visitor automatically an object of desire." After passing this trial, viewers move to a series..."

Jan. 8, 2016 Arts Review by Seth Orion Schwaiger

Austin Shakespeare's A Streetcar Named Desire
This thoughtful take on Tennessee Williams' classic subtly pits the Old South against the New North
"...comes Austin Shakespeare with Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire ('48). Unlike the well-executed museum production just seen at..."

Nov. 27, 2015 Arts Review by Shanon Weaver

The Profound Desire of the Gods: Tales From a Southern Island
"...“Imperative Imamura. Cinephile extraordinaire Betrand Tavernier lists The Profound Desire of the Gods as one of his three favorite..."

Dec. 2, 1999 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

'Downton Abbey' and the 'Desire of Suitors'
Mary is beating suitors off with a stick
"...the carful of suitors driving away, calling it a “desire of suitors.” Har-dee-har-har, says Mary, plus whatever the genteel..."

Feb. 17, 2014 Screens Post by Melanie Haupt

Learning Desire
MindPop thinks about arts education in whole new ways, and what a difference it makes
"...or higher. So it's clear there is a strong desire among teachers who see themselves as using these techniques..."

Oct. 12, 2012 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Dish on Desire
In 'American Fiesta,' Austin's favorite economist / playwright / actor has plenty to say about what makes us want
"...to see the precariousness of this mindset. If our desires become truly insatiable and the only way we can..."

Oct. 7, 2005 Arts Feature by Lowell Bartholomee

A Desire Named 'Streetcar'
Civic coalition forms to add downtown trolleys to the Capital Metro rail plan

July 30, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

A Light-Rail Named Desire
Capital Metro Plows Ahead With Studies on Cedar Park Line

Feb. 28, 1997 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

A Streetcar Named Desire
Brando reprised his Broadway role in this 1951 multi-Oscar winner. His (and playwright Tennessee Williams') Stanley Kowalski has become a certifiable American icon.

Nov. 12, 1993 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

City of Angels
"...an angel that aspires to become human, Wings of Desire, is nothing short of blasphemous. Although some may debate..."

April 17, 1998 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Faraway, So Close
"...much a sequel to Wenders' brilliant, poetic Wings of Desire as it is a separate film with characters brought..."

April 8, 1994 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Untamed
Sex and body horror in the backwoods
"...to be repulsed by your own tangled mass of desire? Well, yes. I mean, who even knows what it..."

July 28, 2017 Movie Review by Danielle White

Porn Star: The Legend of Ron Jeremy
"...and now the Internet. Fueled by a debased epicurean desire for unrelenting pleasure -- Jeremy's less-than-flattering profile comes from..."

Jan. 25, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Little Ashes
Robert Pattinson costars as Salvador Dalí in this sexually speculative history of the artist's student years spent with friends, Federico García Lorca and Luis Buñuel.
"...However, this tame yet R-rated story about repressed homosexual desire and the rise of Spanish fascism is unlikely to..."

Aug. 7, 2009 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

I Am a Sex Addict
If you leave the theatre with that awkward too-much-information feeling after peering into the director's self-exposed psyche, you will also remember his high-wire act that combines fact and fiction, drama and self-deprecating humor, honesty and self-delusion.
"...coaxes viewers to accompany Zahedi down avenues of sexual desire that have had little frank exposure on film. This..."

June 23, 2006 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

AKA
Eighteen-year-old Brit from an unhappy background re-invents himself as a member of the aristocracy. He's also working out his gay identity. And it's told in triptyches, too.
"...her home and social world, where he fulfills his desire of belonging to the aristocratic elite. All goes well..."

March 5, 2004 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Let the Right One In
This multi-award-winning Swedish film might be summarized as a vampire tween romance, but that cheap and tawdry sum-up does zero justice to the magnificent emotional resonance of this gem. A discussion of the adaptation follows the film.
"...Kåre Hedebrant and Lina Leandersson. Knives, fangs, and budding desire; corpses in copses and snowbound ire: Ah, young love...."

Nov. 14, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Babyfever
"...is having babies and the need to satisfy this desire before getting too old. Biological clocks and their relentless..."

May 20, 1994 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Certain Women
Wonderful performances imbue this subtle drama
"...but will feel like time elongated to those who desire a more plot-focused story. It’s almost as if Reichardt..."

Oct. 28, 2016 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Before You Know It
There's an aging LGBT community that is only getting bigger and older, and this documentary investigates that process – in ways both specific and universal.
"...sticks who courageously begins to explore his sexuality and desire to publicly cross-dress with the determination of someone busting..."

June 20, 2014 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Defiance
In this true story, Daniel Craig and Liev Schreiber play two Jewish brothers who escape into the forest to elude capture by the Nazis and wind up birthing a small village of escapees.
"...find the balance between opposing impulses – the sentimentalist’s desire for emotional-historical heft and the artist’s fascination with conflicted..."

Jan. 16, 2009 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Echoes of Innocence
Earnest and well-intentioned Dallas-based cast and crew have created a puzzling and inauthentic youth drama that promotes teenage sexual abstinence.
"...God for hobbling her so cruelly with a flaming desire in her nubile loins, I defy you to not..."

Sept. 9, 2005 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Cotton Mary
"...the locally produced stuff, a clue to her obsessive desire to be identified with the former colonial masters. When..."

April 21, 2000 Movie Review by Russell Smith

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