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Ed Wood
This biographical film is charming, melancholy, strange, and quirkily humorous. There's also a certain irony in giving the silver-screen treatment to the most infamous of bargain-basement directors and his motley crew of hangers-on.
"...Directed by: Tim Burton. Starring: Johnny Depp, Martin Landau, Sarah..."

Oct. 7, 1994 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Point Austin: The Heroic Legacy of Martin Luther King
In a dark time, looking to King's example for inspiration
"...Trump White House was particularly shameful, in that it happened within a few days of our annual national commemoration..."

Jan. 19, 2018 News Column by Michael King

Good Burger
"...Directed by: Brian Robbins. Starring: Kel Mitchell, Kenan Thompson, Sinbad,..."

Aug. 1, 1997 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Transporter Refueled
The franchise soldiers on – sans Jason Statham
"...Directed by: Camille Delamarre. Starring: Ed Skrein, Ray Stevenson, Loan..."

Sept. 11, 2015 Movie Review by Steve Davis

"...Directed by: Paul Flaherty. Starring: Martin Short, Charles Grodin, Mary..."

April 8, 1994 Movie Review by Robert Faires

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When Gravity Fails: Notes on the influence of Ed Lowry, 'Crazy Mama,' and not sweating the small stuff
"...were living in Brookline. My roommate Michael's sister, who lived across the river in Cambridge, was an active member..."

Oct. 21, 2005 Column by Louis Black

Dolemite Is My Name
Eddie Murphy pays homage to the comedy genius of Rudy Ray Moore
"...Directed by: Craig Brewer. Starring: Eddie Murphy, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Wesley..."

Oct. 11, 2019 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Austin’s Sisters in Crime Prefer Their Ink Mixed With a Little Blood
Murders, they write
"...Helen Currie Foster. Noreen Cedeño. Kathy Waller. They're sisters in crime, and they write..."

July 6, 2018 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

"...Directed by: Ron Howard. Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Jenna Elfman, Woody..."

March 26, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Two lives intertwine across time in the latest from Todd Haynes
"...Directed by: Todd Haynes. Starring: Oakes Fegley, Millicent Simmonds, Julianne..."

Nov. 3, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Naked City
A recap of how the Democrats and Republicans fared in this year's state legislative elections.
"...In Texas, the state and national parties and their deep-pocketed backers spent a boatload of money on the state..."

Nov. 24, 2000 News Feature by Michael King

Keeping Cesar Alive
Actor Ed Begley Jr. explains how he was inspired to write a musical honoring his friend Cesar Chavez
"...If all you know of Ed Begley Jr. is his work on television or film..."

Sept. 23, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Taking Politics Back to School
State Board of Ed races highlight educational tensions
"...only has to sit in the State Board of Education's boardroom and look out the window to see the..."

Sept. 17, 2010 News Feature by Lee Nichols

The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause
A stilted, manipulative, and altogether unfun film starring Tim Allen and Martin Short.
"...Directed by: Michael Lembeck. Starring: Tim Allen, Martin Short, Ann-Margret,..."

Nov. 10, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

A Simple Wish
"...Directed by: Michael Ritchie. Starring: Martin Short, Kathleen Turner, Mara..."

July 18, 1997 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Adventures of Pinocchio
"...Directed by: Steve Barron. Starring: Martin Landau, Jonathan Taylor Thomas,..."

July 26, 1996 Movie Review by Alison Macor

Opie on Top
AFF to honor Ron Howard's extraordinary contribution to filmmaking
" try a little harder: director/prodcuer Ron Howard, the just-announced recipient of the Extraordinary Contribution to Filmmaking Award, is..."

July 14, 2009 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Fran Lebowitz in Town Tonight
Social commentator to speak with Frank Rich at Bass Concert Hall
"...In Public Speaking, Martin Scorsese's 2010 portrait of the social commentator Fran Lebowitz,..."

Nov. 14, 2012 Books Post by Kimberley Jones

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
The word ‘banzai’ means ‘10,000 years,’ literally; Jessica Simpson wears socks for good luck; and more
"...In 2006, on the Kenai Peninsula in Alaska, Ed Martin Sr. of Cooper Landing found more than a..."

April 11, 2008 Column by Mr. Smarty Pants

SXSW 2000 Film Festival and Conference
"...From Swastika to Jim CrowDir: Lori Cheatle; Co-Dir/Ed: Martin D. Taub; Prod: Steven Fischler, Joel Sucher...."

March 17, 2000 Screens Feature by Clay Smith

Big and Getting Bigger
Austin comic Eddie Gossling has always gotten a lot of attention for his size, but these days he's getting more attention for his comedy, and J.C. Shakespeare explains why.
"...When Eddie Gossling walks into a room, people notice. While his..."

Dec. 10, 1999 Arts Feature by J. C. Shakespeare

SXSW Film Festival and Conference
"...Included here are the first round of reviews of some..."

March 14, 1997 Screens Feature

Further Reflections
"...Elizabeth Hurley at the EDtv premiere at the Paramount Theatre. photograph by John Anderson..."

March 26, 1999 Screens Feature

Further Reflections
SXSW Film Festival
"...Included here is The Austin Chronicle's second round of reviews..."

March 21, 1997 Screens Feature

Ex-Punk Author, DIY or Die Forever
Test-driving the newest iBooks Author app (bumps ahead)
"...Looking back, the Apple support technician deserves credit for keeping his cool with me. "I realize this..."

March 2, 2012 Screens Feature by Jesse Sublett

Cumulative Staff Box
"...Staff members are listed in chronological order, first hired to last. Due to..."

Sept. 7, 2001 Features Feature by Nick Barbaro

Summer Sneaks
Apocalypse Whenever: Movies in the Season of Armageddon
"...The clawed toe of Godzilla has finally set down - officially..."

May 22, 1998 Screens Feature

SXSW Film Conference and Festival '98 Further Reflections
"...Included here are more reviews of films screened during the..."

March 27, 1998 Screens Feature

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It was 20 years ago today, Ed Lowry taught the gang to play.
"...depth of my personal depression. During the winter it started getting dark at 3:30pm and was soon pitch black..."

Oct. 14, 2005 Column by Louis Black

Tim Burton’s animated, black-and-white movie about a boy and his dog is sweetly filtered through the lens of Frankenstein and other famous monsters.
"...Directed by: Tim Burton...."

Oct. 5, 2012 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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