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Beauty and the Beast
A live-action remake of the Disney film
"...guy), as well as the seamless integration of the enchanted computer-generated residents of the Beast’s castle and the flesh-and-blood..."

March 24, 2017 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Playback – SXSW Recap: Love, Hate, Garth & Trump
Final love / hate SXSW listicles
"...showcase in St. David's suffered from overcalculation and she enchanted the pin-drop silent room with a solo rendition of..."

March 24, 2017 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

Doctor Strange
The Doctor is out, far out
"...also to costume designer Alexandra Byrne’s spot-on outfits (Strange’s enchanted cape is a character in its own right) and..."

Nov. 4, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Perseid Meteor Shower 101
We chat with the experts about when and where to see the night-sky show
"...really do.) Ries suggests Pedernales Falls State Park or Enchanted Rock, where she’s watched events in the past. Both..."

Aug. 9, 2016 Chronolog Post by Ashley Moreno

Art Outside
Choose your own adventure at the ninth art/music fest
"...Art Outside originated at Enchanted Forest during SXSW, according to Festival Director Warren McKinney,..."

Oct. 17, 2013 Arts Post by Jessi Cape

An Eat and Drink Local Friday Night
Edible Austin event educates and satisfies
"...outdoor bar area looks like a scene from an enchanted wedding reception...."

Dec. 10, 2012 Food Post by Carly Yansak

Embracing Code Compliance
New director Carl Smart discusses his goals for a more user-friendly department
"...years ago, which was before your time, was the Enchanted Forest. PACE came in to inspect and found some..."

Sept. 30, 2011 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

After a Fashion
Birthdays of art and birthdays of heart
"...and Cafe, an indoor Velcro wall, obstacle courses, an enchanted fairy forest, superhero tents, and other kids' activities. Tickets..."

Aug. 19, 2011 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

The Art of Getting By
As coming-of-age dramas go, this one is flaccid and endlessly irksome.
"...– and this is pure speculation – Slanted and Enchanted is what soothed him back when the hot girl..."

June 17, 2011 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Day Trips
Hueco Tanks State Historic Site is sacred ground to many Southwestern Native American tribes
"...eroded, leaving a granite extrusion that looks similar to Enchanted Rock near Fredericksburg. Instead of being dome-shaped like the..."

May 13, 2011 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

One Man's Junk ...
South Austin icon could face city's bulldozer
"...2008 when it gave another South Austin landmark, the Enchanted Forest, similarly little warning about noncompliance (see "Permit Woes,"..."

March 26, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Day Trips
Highway 16 winds through the heart of Texas like the seam of a colorful quilt
"...elevation of 1,825 feet atop the granite dome at Enchanted Rock State Natural Area. Take FM 1323 and enter..."

Oct. 2, 2009 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

The Ugly Truth
In this formulaic battle of the sexes, no one will be mistaking Katherine Heigl and Gerard Butler for Hepburn and Tracy.
"...much better with their scripts for Legally Blonde, Ella Enchanted, and The House Bunny) is utterly predictable. Luketic’s direction..."

July 24, 2009 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian
In this comedy sequel, the CG action moves to Washington, D.C., as the Smithsonian's exhibits are put into storage during a renovation.
"...over ambulatory museum pieces who has since left his enchanted charges for a successful career as an infomercial pitchman...."

May 29, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Time to Wake Up
"...of the Eastside to the shutting down of the Enchanted Forest. I pray that I am not the only..."

Aug. 16, 2008 Postmarks

Res Publica
Go, go, good citizen, go! Your civic agenda: Aug. 14-21.
"...ENCHANTED FOREST BENEFIT Proceeds from this evening of music, belly..."

Aug. 15, 2008 News Feature

Happenings
"...SAVE THE ENCHANTED FOREST Join in tonight as supporters of this South..."

July 25, 2008 News Feature

Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day
Frances McDormand's Miss Pettigrew is an unemployed nanny who bluffs her way into a job as the "social secretary" for the brain-dead, proto-fashionista, Yank-on-holiday starlet Delysia Lafosse, played by Amy Adams.
"...proto-fashionista, Yank-on-holiday starlet Delysia Lafosse (Adams, of Junebug and Enchanted), with appropriately hilarious results. Or maybe not so hilarious,..."

March 7, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Everyone's Hero
Everyone's Hero displays its heart firmly on its sleeve as the pedestrian animation celebrates the pursuit of one's dreams.
"...the film quickly becomes repetitive. Young boys may be enchanted by the inspirational adventure, but for anyone over the..."

Sept. 22, 2006 Movie Review by Brian Clark

Top 10 Theatrical Treasures & Pleasures of 2005
'Chronicle' Arts Editor Robert Faires lists his favorite theatrical productions of 2005
"...and hot as the heart of a flame. Honorable MentionsEnchanted April (Austin Playhouse)..."

Jan. 6, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Payne Pleasures 2005
Drama with a Gothic flair scored high in the nominations for the 2005 B. Iden Payne Awards, as announced by Austin Circle of Theatres on August 15
"...Jill Blackwood). Scoring five nods each were: Austin Playhouse's Enchanted April, ASF's The Dog in the Manger, Bismeaux Productions'..."

Aug. 19, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Perfect Man
Less a feature film than 90 minutes of tweenage feminine wish fulfillment, The Perfect Man is like Teen People come to life.
"...animation), directed by a veteran of the series. Be enchanted by her cute bedroom (somehow affordable for a single..."

June 17, 2005 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

May I Have the Envelope, Please?
The 2004-2005 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...Wolfe, The Dog in the MangerSupporting Actress, ComedyAndrea Osborn, Enchanted AprilProduction, MusicalHonk!, Mary Moody Northen TheatreDirector, MusicalRod Caspers, The..."

June 10, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Day Trips
The Knot in the Loop Saloon could be described as a neighborhood bar, but the neighborhood is one of the prettiest in the Hill Country
"...big circle beginning at Luckenbach and heading up to Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, 10 miles west of the..."

March 11, 2005 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Culture Flash!
See a show and aid local theatres, catch some more Crush, show some dramaturgs how to two-step, and read up on Austin artists in national mags
"...• Austin Playhouse's beguiling production of Enchanted April offers one more reason to see it as..."

Feb. 18, 2005 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Finding Neverland
Johnny Depp delves into the mind of author J.M. Barrie in this adeptly realized celebration of the wonder of the imagination.
"...in which grown-up and child alike find themselves thoroughly enchanted by the theatrical experience. Watching them respond to the..."

Dec. 10, 2004 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Miracle
The Cold war provides the background for this Olympics ice hockey miracle starring Kurt Russell.
"...It’s a solid PG (though I was less than enchanted, as the mother of a son, by a player..."

Feb. 6, 2004 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Mona Lisa Smile
The new Julia Roberts movie applies a retrofitted sense of feminism to the Great Housewife Debate of the Fifties.
"...As for the Great Housewife Debate, director Mike Newell (Enchanted April) can't decide if he wants the presiding philosophy..."

Dec. 19, 2003 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

After a Fashion
The Style Avatar goes JetSet and koo-koo for Christmas trees! See within ...
"...ever since I was a child, I have been enchanted with the sparkling accouterments of the season. For me,..."

Jan. 17, 2003 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Pinocchio
"...idiot abandon. Granted, this mystical boy-thing springs from an enchanted log, which may account for his bristling, maniacal performance,..."

Jan. 3, 2003 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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