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AFF2012: ‘See the Dirt
Locals produce prize-winning short doc about a vintage vacuum fan
"...Chelsea Hernandez and Erick Mauck’s short documentary “See The Dirt,” which won the Austin Film Festival’s jury competition prize..."

Oct. 24, 2012 Screens Post by Leah Churner

The Dirt Candy Cookbook
Plant yourself in a world of tasty wonders
"...New York City's Dirt Candy isn't a vegetarian restaurant,insists its owner and head..."

Nov. 8, 2012 Chronolog Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

That Dirt Candy Feast Made the Alamo's Mouth Water
Now Austin reels in the implications of a perfect portobello mousse
"...the Alamo Drafthouse; and Hendrix is also married to Dirt Candy owner and chef Amanda Cohen; also, Hanlon introduces..."

Nov. 8, 2012 Chronolog Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Doesn't Trust the Dirt
"...own waste products and a few other surprises. Dillo Dirt indeed. So after the big boys go home and..."

Oct. 6, 2009 Postmarks

OMG, What the Hell Is Dirt Candy?
And what's it doing in the Alamo Drafthouse kitchen this weekend?
"...Dirt Candy is the award-winning vegetarian restaurant up there in..."

Oct. 31, 2012 Chronolog Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Heroes of Dirt
A BMX dirt rider also mentors a troubled teen
"...Bill Allen. Not reviewed at press time. A BMX dirt rider aspires to become a stunt champion while also..."

Sept. 4, 2015 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Dirt Road to Psychedelia
This documentary traces the changeover of Austin's youth culture from beatniks to hippies, folkies to rockers, and potheads to day-trippers – with side trips into all the music along the way.
"...the film's initial limited run into a full-week booking. Dirt Road to Psychedelia, which premiered at the 2007 Austin..."

Feb. 15, 2008 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Looking for Cheap Dirt
Trying to make housing 'affordable' has a whole lot to do with the facts on the ground
"...Dirt. It ruins your whites. It mucks up your car...."

May 12, 2006 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Michelle Malone: Connected to Dirt
Georgia sound comes to the Saxon Pub on Saturday
"...the hell that is. I’m very connected to the dirt here, the trees and the air. The people, the..."

Oct. 18, 2013 Music Post by Margaret Moser

Red Dirt Girl
Emmylou Harris on the fringe
"...was equally generous with her current band the Red Dirt Boys, especially guitarist Will Kimbrough and fiddler/mandolin player Rickie..."

June 23, 2011 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

Red Dirt Country
Johnny Solinger's pie in the sky
"...hitters for a dose of what he calls “red dirt country.” He cites Cross Canadian Ragweed and Kevin Fowler..."

April 8, 2008 Music Post by Margaret Moser

The Dirt on Composting
"...sludge, then cured, sifted, and sold locally as Dillo Dirt. Asked recently about allowing Austinites to include their kitchen..."

Jan. 18, 2008 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

'Dirt' in Your Third Eye
"...treat is a screening of Scott Conn's documentary, A Dirt Road to Psychedelia: Austin, Texas During the 1960s, featuring..."

Nov. 14, 2007 Music Post by Audra Schroeder

Down in the Dirt
Salih Williams
"...of predictability. Describing his style as "down in the dirt," Williams positions the crassest rap within reach of old..."

May 20, 2005 Music Feature by Robert Gabriel

Blood and Guts and Dirt and Joy
Michael Miller may appear at first meeting to be withdrawn, but he is absolutely present onstage and off, and his willingness to "get dirty" with his characters and continuous challenge to himself to be better make this seemingly reserved actor one of Austin's best.
"...he responds with assuredness: "Not being afraid to get dirty." Truly, this sums up an actor who has never..."

Aug. 10, 2001 Arts Feature by Robi Polgar

No Better Than Dirt
"...don't stand for justice, you're no better than the dirty Republicans I didn't vote for. So, the Dems win..."

Nov. 15, 2006 Postmarks

Beds, Banks, and (Dirt) Bikers

Dec. 27, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

Joe Dirt

April 13, 2001 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

The Information Dirt Road
Marketing Your Band on the Net
"...straw-maned guitar hero, clad in frayed jeans and a dirty Mötörhead T-shirt, slouching at a desk and using his..."

July 14, 1995 Music Feature by Ken Lieck

Get Your Shovels Out
How a local crew of diggers built the baddest Downtown dirt jumps in the country at the Ninth Street BMX Trails
"...Eighties, he'd learned to dig growing up around the dirt-tracked parks of Houston. He did a stint in the..."

June 6, 2014 Sports Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Twice as Nice
Nancy Savoca comes with two films tucked under her arms -- Dirt and Rebel Without a Pause.
"...of both Rebel Without a Pause and the feature Dirt, a story of immigrant culture in modern New York..."

March 7, 2003 Screens Feature by Margaret Moser

The Glass Castle
Jeanette Walls' beloved memoir hits the big screen
"...power suit and pearls, Jeannette makes a living dishing dirt, but she’s buried deep her own hardscrabble beginnings as..."

Aug. 11, 2017 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Queen of Katwe
This Disney film rises above the usual underdog sports cliches
"...Against the odds, an illiterate, dirt-poor girl from the slums outside Kampala, Uganda, discovers that..."

Sept. 30, 2016 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Our Kind of Traitor
Stellan Skarsgård and Damien Lewis rock this John le Carré adaptation
" to the UK. His bargaining chip? Dima’s got dirt on British officials in bed with the Russian mafia...."

July 1, 2016 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Holy Hell
A cinematic chronicle of the Buddhafield cult and its participants
"...the ranks begins to grow, as ex-members dig up dirt on the charlatan-in-charge. “The Master/Michel” is revealed to be..."

May 27, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Digging for Fire
Joe Swanberg's latest adds some flourish to his usual marital themes
"...artistry, but mostly it’s just a toe listlessly pushing dirt around...."

Aug. 28, 2015 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Imitation Game
Brilliant World War II codebreaker Alan Turing, whose story is told here, was a pioneering figure in computer science as well as a closeted homosexual.
"...his sex life strictly theoretical. Careful, there: No tracking dirt on the nice clean prestige picture...."

Dec. 26, 2014 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Counselor
Cormac McCarthy pens his first screenplay, and Ridley Scott directs the tasty cast.
"...but also boasts the screenwriting debut of Texas’ literary dirty-deeds godhead Cormac McCarthy. The Pulitzer Prize-winning McCarthy, at 80,..."

Oct. 25, 2013 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Upstream Color
Shane Carruth's film is arthouse science fiction at its most compelling yet cryptic.
"...made from the wormy things found in blue orchid dirt. There’s a character named Thief (Martins) and another called..."

April 19, 2013 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Lords of Salem
With his fifth horror feature, writer/director Rob Zombie proves he's a unique visionary in a repetitive cinematic genre.
"...visionary in a cinematic genre too often ruled by dirt-dull sequels and imagination-free “product.”..."

April 19, 2013 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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