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Maxed Out
A documentary about our credit-card mess and some of the casualties of debt.
"...proudly proclaim, that greases the wheels of our great economy and keeps America moving. Like Michael Moore and Morgan..."

March 16, 2007 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Cocaine Cowboys
Documentary shows how Miami was once a sleepy seaside hamlet with a permeable border and largely unprotected coastline before the cocaine economy took over.
"...Directed by: Billy Corben. Before the cocaine economy, Miami was a sleepy seaside hamlet, a “virgin city”..."

Nov. 10, 2006 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

World Trade Center
This is not the 9/11 film we expected from Stone, who tells the fact-based story of two individuals who somehow survived the collapse of the World Trade Center and with a remarkable economy of expressionistic detail and bombast.
"...individuals and tell their fact-based stories with a remarkable economy of expressionistic detail and bombast. In fact, it's more..."

Aug. 11, 2006 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Why We Fight
Jarecki’s canny and somewhat overwhelming documentary paints a grim historical picture of war profiteering run amok.
"...itself to become involved in (and thereby fueling the economy by creating jobs at defense contractors and military support..."

March 10, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Naked City
Basic Needs Report paints grim picture for area poor
"...Despite the brightening economy, local demand for basic services like food, clothing, and..."

April 15, 2005 News Feature by Cheryl Smith

Million Dollar Baby
Glorious performances and Eastwood's confident direction result in a film that transcends the rules of its genre and shows us, with an unvarnished simplicity, how human beings struggle to come to terms with the unthinkable.
"...scenes, you’re struck – no, awed – by the economy and assuredness of everything he does. Unlike other filmmakers..."

Jan. 28, 2005 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Gangs of New York
The Lower East Side gang wars of the 1860s are brought to life by Scorsese.
"...two-hour-and-40-minute epic shows signs of narrative cutbacks and character economy. Maybe this is the way Scorsese intended it, but..."

Dec. 20, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Blossoms of Fire
"...partnership between men and women in a pre-industrial mercantile economy. Since there is no concrete division between the hearth..."

May 4, 2001 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

No Commitment Necessary
As the economy takes a dive, many high tech workers find themselves stuck on the temping treadmill
"...is the declining -- some would say collapsing -- economy, which threatens to push all efforts at unionizing temporary..."

March 9, 2001 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

360 Degrees of Separation
The Austin 360 Summit returns sadder, and wiser, this year than it was in its two previous incarnations.
"...light rail went into the tank. What's a New Economy to do?..."

Jan. 19, 2001 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

American Pimp
"...American Pimp offers real insight into this alternative black economy and the community's beliefs about manhood. As one of..."

Aug. 11, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Limey
"...cinema. Above all, Soderbergh is a master of narrative economy, stripping down images and information to their essential components,..."

Oct. 22, 1999 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

In the Company of Men
"...Men also perfectly complements the movie's narrative and emotional economy. Shot on a shoestring budget in 11 days in..."

Sept. 5, 1997 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Dear God
"...for his part, directs with precious little style or economy -- everything is fired directly into your face as..."

Nov. 8, 1996 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Desperado
"...by Desperado's larger budget have not endangered Rodriguez's stylistic economy; instead, the additional funds mean that now Rodriguez can..."

Aug. 25, 1995 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Bridges of Madison County
"...Iowa malls.) Bridges is another example of Eastwood's remarkable economy of style as both a director and an actor...."

June 2, 1995 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

White
"...in love, in wealth, in luck. Shot with great economy of images, White reverberates with connections. Central to the..."

June 24, 1994 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Son of the Pink Panther
"...out Mancini's “Pink Panther” melody. The setting inspires an economy in Edwards' storytelling that recalls his Sixties work: brief..."

Sept. 3, 1993 Movie Review by Robert Faires

Pictures From a Revolution
"...a better life that was frustrated by Nicaragua's strangled economy, courtesy of Ronald Reagan; of all nonfiction films about..."

July 24, 1992 Movie Review by Chris Walters

The Wages of Fear
"...and so it is the Americans who control the economy. The allegorical material gives way to the purely cinematic,..."

April 10, 1992 Movie Review by Kathleen Maher

The 23rd International Tournee of Animation
"...wonderful Fast Food Matador pays tribute to a service economy worker with a daffy wit not unlike early Tom..."

Oct. 11, 1991 Movie Review by Chris Walters

Sales Tax in the Tank
Comptroller reports 12.5% drop in sales tax revenue
"...Another sign that the mythical recession-proof Texas economy is exactly that: A myth. In a press release..."

Oct. 9, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Downtown Condos: What's Up?
Developers deliver the lowdown on the economy and the future of Austin's new high-rises
"...Now, with the national economy and the housing markets in financial meltdown, Aus­tin­ites are..."

March 13, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Cofer In for Council
Solid Waste Advisory Commissioner Rick Cofer declares for council
"...(2) Economy & Jobs..."

Dec. 17, 2008 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Who Pays?
While the economy burns, the Bush administration promotes Mars, moonshine, and marriage
"...been supported by previously extended benefits, boosting the state economy to the tune of $1 billion. Wouldn't that money,..."

Jan. 23, 2004 News Column by Michael King

The New Nuevo Leon
The new Nuevo Leon more than doubles the previous Nuevo Leon's space at 8,000 square feet. But it took quite a bit of work for the Davila family, the Nuevo Leon owners, to get there.
"...have weathered the boom and bust periods of Austin's economy, surviving largely by word of mouth and the patronage..."

Oct. 20, 2000 Food Feature by Belinda Acosta

Country Club PERCs
Political Economy Researchers Preach Laissez Faire
"...at the Barton Creek Resort, representatives from the Political Economy Research Center (PERC) in Bozeman, Montana, extolled the virtue..."

Feb. 21, 1997 News Feature by Robert Bryce

CNN Obama-Clinton Debate: The full transcript
Word for word, the whole shebang
"...our history. Our nation is at war, and our economy is increasingly in shambles. And the families of Texas..."

Feb. 21, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Brain Boom
Austin's Techno Geeks and Slackers Cash In
"...Dave Taylor launched his seven-member computer game company, Crack..."

March 20, 1998 News Feature by Kayte VanScoy

State of the City
Mayor Lee Leffingwell delivered his state of the city address at a Real Estate Council of Austin luncheon on Tuesday, Feb. 2
"...critical to all of us right now. That's our economy. I want to talk about where it's been, where..."

Feb. 5, 2010 News Feature

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