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

July 4, 2014 Movie Review by William Goss

Echo in the Canyon
History of the Laurel Canyon folk-rock scene gets lost in its own winding paths
"...Beatles to create Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. Echo in the Canyon makes a strong case for how..."

June 21, 2019 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Black Waters of Echo's Pond
Recalling the tone and spirit of Eighties horror films, this is an homage to exsanguinations past.
" of the awkwardly titled The Black Waters of Echo's Pond – which positively shambles off the tongue like..."

April 9, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Canvassing the City for ECHO’s Point in Time Count
Nina Hernandez takes to the 4am streets for annual survey
"...Continuum of Care program, which helps local nonprofits like ECHO and municipalities rehouse people. Austin has had a PIT..."

Feb. 2, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Echo Chamber
Horse + Donkey collides with Echo & the Bunnymen's Heaven up Here
"...Donkey, it was a very strange moment indeed, and Echo & the Bunnymen's sophomore LP, 1981's Heaven up Here,..."

Jan. 19, 2007 Music Feature by Audra Schroeder

Review: Alejandro Escovedo, Echo Dancing
Rechanneling 14 catalog selections’ romantic existentialism
"...of heart and stones, yet never as revelatory as Echo Dancing...."

March 29, 2024 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

ZM3 Live Productions' Echo of a Refugee ... Me?
Zell Miller III's latest was a state of the city address that called out Austin for gentrification and policies harmful to its black citizens
"...paying attention, Austin, and in his latest theatrical project, Echo of a Refugee ... Me?, this native son let..."

Aug. 17, 2018 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Echo & the Bunnymen Disappointed
"...Dear Editor, Those who walked away from the 5pm Echo & the Bunnymen show at the Austin Convention Center..."

March 22, 2009 Postmarks

Luv Doc Recommends: SXSW Free Concert with Spoon & Echo & the Bunnymen
Auditorium Shores at the Long Center, Thursday, March 16, 2006
"...Lif, Blackalicious, Music Awards sweepers Spoon, and Eighties post-punkers Echo & the Bunnymen. If these four acts ever share..."

March 17, 2006 Column by The Luv Doc

The Demented Echo of Our Fish-Wrap
"...aren't interested in any sound except your own demented echo ["Page Two," Dec. 12]. You epitomize modern-day liberalism. The..."

Dec. 16, 2003 Postmarks

New Data Shows Slightly Fewer Unhoused Austinites
Ending Community Homelessness Coalition (ECHO) releases new report
"...calls for updated data, the Ending Community Homelessness Coalition (ECHO) released a report today showing a decrease in the..."

May 21, 2021 News Post by Austin Sanders

Opinion: White Privilege in Austin’s Unhoused Community
Alberta Phillips, chair of the ECHO Board of Governors, explains the kind of racism that can lock Black people into a lifetime of living unsheltered
"...As an African American woman who chairs the ECHO Board (the first in its 10-year history), the irony..."

March 19, 2021 Column by Alberta Phillips

The Resurrection of Kinky Friedman
From Houston to Echo Hill, the self-proclaimed Texas Jewboy sings a new tune
"...South of Kerrville across the Bandera County line, Friedman's Echo Hill Ranch sprawls across nearly 400 acres...."

Dec. 13, 2019 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

Sophie Scholl: The Final Days
This Oscar nominee from Germany chronicles the last desperate hours of Sophie Scholl, a real-life German university student who, in 1943 Munich, ran afoul of the gestapo while distributing anti-Nazi leaflets.
"...death sentence against Scholl and her compatriots, seem to echo current political barbs aimed at painting dissent as unpatriotic..."

May 19, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Over the Wall With Will Sergeant
Rob yaks with Will Sergeant of Echo and the Bunnymen
"...Will Sergeant and Echo and the Bunnymen are Eighties unsung heroes – or..."

May 7, 2011 Qmmunity Post by Rob Cohen

Over the Wall
Echo & the Bunnymen's guitarist Will Sergeant didn't much care for Donnie Darko.
"...through the ongoing upheaval of punk rock. Calling themselves Echo & the Bunnymen, supposedly after their first drum machine..."

March 17, 2006 Music Feature by Christopher Gray

Crucial Concerts for the Coming Week
Big Bill, CupcakKe, Echo & the Bunnymen, Blxst, Boris, and more live shows to fill your evenings
"...and more before a Downtown evening parade. – Christina Garcia Echo & the BunnymenACL Live at the Moody Theater, Saturday..."

Aug. 19, 2022 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Patriots Day
The hunt for the Boston Marathon bombers
"...Berg has made a movie that seems designed to echo that sentiment...."

Jan. 13, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

September Dawn
This movie about the Mountain Meadows Massacre of Sept. 11, 1857, during which local Mormons murdered 120 members of a wagon train heading West, reeks of ulterior motives.
"...straight. Also, though it is never referred to, the echo of the September 11 date haunts the movie, and..."

Aug. 31, 2007 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Reign Over Me
This Adam Sandler and Don Cheadle film is often disjointed and needlessly sentimental, though the film's whole often compensates for its sketchy parts.
"...Anger) appears to have fashioned a whole film to echo the song’s expansive sentiments and sonic grandeur (though the..."

March 23, 2007 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The White Countess
The final collaboration between director Ivory and producer Ismail Merchant is a gorgeous slice of Merchant Ivoryisms (thanks in large part to the lushly vertiginous cinematography of DP Christopher Doyle) that nevertheless fails to equal the team’s greatest works.
"...lush camerawork and Fiennes and Richardson’s spot-on performances, which echo the heartsick downward spirals of war-torn romances the cinematic..."

Feb. 3, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Catch Me If You Can
The film is based on the autobiography by Frank Abagnale Jr., who at the tender age of 17 led the FBI and various other law enforcement agencies on a giddy global romp while he kited, forged, and manufactured checks over a four-year period.
"...Both Hanks and DiCaprio give sleek, streamlined performances that echo the film's stylishly breezy tone. DiCaprio is particularly fine..."

Dec. 27, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

"...has crafted the visual style of his film to echo its subject matter. Scratch is as arresting to watch..."

March 22, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Return to Never Land
"...the Lost Boys. Once in Never Land, the events echo those in the original: Peter and Hook are still..."

Feb. 15, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Time and Tide
"...and loving every freaky frame. Lyrical like the staccato echo of a Tec-9 round ricocheting off a concrete parking..."

July 6, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Luminous Motion
" a transfixingly dreamy manner, the movie's creative sensibilities echo the title: Luminous Motion. It drags a bit in..."

July 7, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Ride With the Devil
"...the genre. Instead, it focuses on the savage, chaotic echo-wars waged far from the battlefields immortalized in coffeetable history..."

Dec. 17, 1999 Movie Review by Russell Smith

That's the Way I Like it
"...coming of age in mid-Seventies Singapore as well as echo the day-to-day comedic shenanigans of young punks on hope...."

Oct. 22, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Regret to Inform
Sonneborn has captured the horror of the Vietnam conflict from an angle as yet unexplored, that of the women left behind. Sonneborn travels to the place of her husband's death in Vietnam with a film crew to retrace his final days.
"...are precious few moments in Sonneborn's film that don't echo with unspeakable heartbreak. The only counterpoint to the grim..."

Aug. 20, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

I Still Know What You Did Last Summer
" good, teen-scream effect, the rest of this sub-par echo is about as appetizing as three-day-old scrod. Hewitt's character,..."

Nov. 20, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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