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Can the Earth Be Saved?
Walter Cronkite and the creation of Earth Day
"...Way It Is. What an ideal way, just before Earth Day, April 22, to memorialize the TV newsman who..."

April 20, 2012 News Feature by Douglas Brinkley

The Wandering Earth
Chinese sci-fi epic about the hunt for a new sun
"...premiere last month, China’s blockbuster science-fiction film The Wandering Earth has grossed more than $650 million worldwide, already making..."

March 8, 2019 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

Austin Dance India Calls on Us All to Respect Mother Earth
Multimedia, multicultural production Sacred Earth Stories appeals to the heart
" already here in the form of more intense earthquakes, hurricanes, droughts, and rising global temperatures. Unfortunately, much of..."

June 28, 2019 Arts Feature by Sumaiya Malik

Another Earth
Shaky science fiction shacks up with a corny redemption tale in this Sundance Film Festival double award-winner.
"...turn by star Brit Marling (who also co-wrote Another Earth with director Mike Cahill and has a producing credit)...."

Aug. 5, 2011 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Battlefield Earth
"...Corze, Kelly Preston and Shaun Astin-Olsen. Simply put, Battlefield Earth is the worst film I've seen in over 10..."

May 19, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Earth Days
Directed with a flawless eye and judicious craft, this documentary is an informative and nonpolemic look at the birth of the modern environmental movement.
"...environmental movement and its various offshoots and key players, Earth Days is directed with a flawless eye and judicious..."

Oct. 30, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

This nature film is derived from the Planet Earth miniseries and is edited with an eye toward the kid-friendly audience.
"...the real renewable resource here is the groundbreaking Planet Earth miniseries. Planet Earth was the first nature documentary to..."

April 24, 2009 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

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.
"...or the screenplay, trusting Verne's far-fetched fantasia about the inner-Earth biosphere to carry the day. And for the most..."

July 11, 2008 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Escape From Planet Earth
In this 3-D animated movie, a famous astronaut from another planet becomes trapped on Earth – aka the Dark Planet. Interplanetary shenanigans ensue.
"...Scorch’s superbrawn. When they receive a distress signal from Earth, Gary suggests they should plan carefully before responding. Scorch..."

Feb. 22, 2013 Movie Review by Louis Black

Down to Earth
"...overzealous angel (Claude Rains) and then sent back to Earth in the body of callous millionaire Bruce Farnsworth plays..."

Feb. 16, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Heaven & Earth
"...or a complete and utter mess. With Heaven & Earth, Oliver Stone has created the latter. Stone's latest film..."

Dec. 24, 1993 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

After Earth
Often gorgeous, sometimes fascinating, this Smith-family outing is ultimately unwieldy and unsurprising.
"...A millennium after humans have been forced to abandon Earth, the planet has reverted to a wild, malevolent landscape..."

May 31, 2013 Movie Review by Louis Black

Public Notice: Earth Day Redux
Early showers stretch timeline for Earth Day celebrations
"...Earth Day was supposed to start a week early this..."

April 26, 2019 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Public Notice: Happy Earth Day, and More
Earth Day celebration meets transportation policy
"...Old Settler's music, Fusebox performance art, Indie Meme film, Earth Day, 4/20, and assorted other happenings, if you can't..."

April 20, 2018 News Column by Nick Barbaro

The Salt of the Earth
The amazing work of photographer Sebastião Salgado is scrutinized in this doc
"...The most compelling sections of The Salt of the Earth are when co-director Wim Wenders lets Salgado narrate the..."

May 1, 2015 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Earth to Echo
A trio of suburban kids befriend an alien entity in this Spielberg-influenced family film.
"...alike in their mission to send it back home. Earth to Echo makes no secret of its foremost influences:..."

July 4, 2014 Movie Review by William Goss

Earth and the American Dream
"...our modes of thinking about our relationship with the earth, we will never shift course off the path of..."

June 17, 1994 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Night On Earth
" better than other times. The disappointing Night on Earth is an example of the latter. Divided into five..."

May 22, 1992 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Ben Wheatley Goes Digging In The Earth
Of mushrooms, men, and subterranean superintelligences ..
"...knows about clearance. Not so fast, explained In The Earth director Ben Wheatley. He'd read a study showing that,..."

April 15, 2021 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Earth Day 101: All Things Consignment
Clean the city and your guilty conscience
"...Since the birth of Earth Day on April, 22, 1970, people have committed one..."

April 20, 2017 Events Post by Chelsea Pribble

Here on Earth
" as “a little bit of heaven, here on earth.” Recklessly unsubtle moments like this clog the movie, along..."

March 31, 2000 Movie Review by Sarah Hepola

Queen of Earth
Elisabeth Moss stars in Alex Ross Perry's elliptical psychodrama
"...naked, unsettling scene, and it immediately positions Queen of Earth in that subgenre of films, popular in the Sixties..."

Sept. 11, 2015 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Tallest Man on Earth and In the Room
Swedish folksinger enlists a band but still shushes solo
"...who’s crafted his persona as the Tallest Man On Earth, a demure folksinger more likely to shuffle out with..."

Sept. 14, 2015 Music Post by Abby Johnston

20,000 Days on Earth
This documentary (for which Nick Cave receives a script credit), gets inside the artist's notoriously fussy creative process.
"...thunder, blood, and salvation sundered. 20,000 more days on Earth, if you please...."

Oct. 3, 2014 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

No Place on Earth
A spelunker in the Ukraine turns amateur sleeuth as he tries to make sense of the remnants he finds in a cave: They were left by Jews who hid there from the Nazis.
"...Werner Herzog’s Cave of Forgotten Dreams), No Place on Earth recounts an astonishing tale of discovery and survival. In..."

May 3, 2013 Movie Review by Leah Churner

JuiceLand Boosts Earth Day Support via “I Dream of Greenie”
Local juicery ramps up the flavorful donations and you win
" what we’re all so very chuffed to call Earth Day...."

April 22, 2021 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Earth Day: Parks Through Prints
See America's natural wonders via the Fifty-Nine Parks Series
"...Maybe you can't spend Earth Day jetting around the country and visiting our national..."

April 19, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

The Oceanmaker Free to Watch for Earth Day
Watch the local animated short here
"...So, it’s Earth Day, and you’re stuck at work. Everyone in the..."

April 22, 2015 Screens Post by James Renovitch

Earth, Wind & Fire Saves September
1978 disco smash eases you out of summer into fall
" alter your outlook with an elemental approach, then: Earth, Wind & Fire...."

Sept. 4, 2014 Music Post by Abby Johnston

The First Earth Day, 1970
Austan Librach remembers
"...On its 40th anniversary, Earth Day has become a rather warm and fuzzy event...."

April 23, 2010 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

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