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The Cold war provides the background for this Olympics ice hockey miracle starring Kurt Russell.
" and age of niche-marketed "nag or drag" family fare. The sports action is cleanly staged and filmed –..."

Feb. 6, 2004 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Disney's Teacher's Pet
Animated film about a dog who wants to be a boy – unusual fare from Disney that will please kids and alterna-adults.
"...could there not be?), but unlike Disney’s traditionally treacly fare, the snappy numbers here (courtesy of writers Bill and..."

Jan. 23, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

TV Eye
Native American actors playing Native Americans? On a major network? With no white guy in sight? This might be a good time to talk about diversity on the small screen in 2004.
"...not only because it departs from the typical holiday fare, but because it marries two rarely seen subjects --..."

Dec. 26, 2003 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

Scary Movie 3
Third outing is 90% chaff, 10% wit, and pure Children of the Corny.
"...struggle mightily to keep the comedy ball rolling, they fare only half as well as you might expect. Part..."

Oct. 31, 2003 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Under the Tuscan Sun
Bella Italia substitutes for the Caribbean in this clunky but enjoyable version of How Frances Got Her Groove Back, starring Diane Lane.
"...Cats and Dogs and Guinevere to more standard Hollywood fare (George of the Jungle, Disney’s The Kid), adapts her..."

Sept. 26, 2003 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Uptown Girls
"...has a hit-and-miss career with this sort of heart-warming fare – hitting with his debut film Fresh and the..."

Aug. 15, 2003 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
" a jack of all trades, hopping from children’s fare (Mouse Hunt) to screwball comedy (The Mexican) to horror..."

July 11, 2003 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Good Old Naughty Days
"...unless you’re a true aficionado of this kind of fare, there may be little to keep you watching The..."

June 6, 2003 Movie Review by Steve Davis

The Lizzie McGuire Movie
"...Only the running time differentiates Lizzie McGuire from network fare. Director Fall even shoves the camera up Duff’s nose..."

May 9, 2003 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

'Saveur' Texas Hill Country Wine & Food Festival Event Schedule
If you've got the money, you've got a great time in store.
"...Vineyards (sold out), and Spicewood Vineyards. $40/person, $10/person bus fare from Four Seasons...."

April 4, 2003 Food Feature

Fast, Fresh, Portable, Affordable
Hello, hungry traveler. Welcome to the land of the breakfast taco!
"...Monday-Friday, 7am-4pm; Saturday-Sunday, 7am-2:30pm Las Manitas' classic, homemade Mexican fare has been honed to fit Austin appetites over the..."

March 14, 2003 Food Feature

Second Helpings: Always -- or Almost Always -- Open
Consider these always-open or almost-always-open places the enablers in your life of depravity and self-abuse.
"...permanently mired somewhere in Reagan's first term. Jim's breakfast fare (served anytime) includes most of the standards, along with..."

March 14, 2003 Food Feature

A New Kind of Catering
Local businesses are marrying style with substance on the wedding table.
"...fruit trays, or the overcooked roast beef? However, wedding fare has evolved radically in recent decades. It might have..."

Jan. 31, 2003 Food Feature by Rachel Feit

Forty Acres of Fresh, Ethnic Eats
Mick Vann teaches you a lesson on UT's campus-area restaurant resurgence.
"...a mix of pizza, Greek, and Italian. Middle Eastern fare is represented by Kismet (411 W. 24th, 236-1811), which..."

Sept. 20, 2002 Food Review by Mick Vann

TV Eye
If wishes were kangaroos, the Captain would be back on the tube ... And other "TV Eye" wishes for a brighter, better TV tomorrow.
"...that 24 will follow lock step of past TV fare? Just because this season's 24 is offered in consecutive..."

April 19, 2002 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
Picks & Sleepers
"...explains the atmospheric, Appalachian nature of their sultry singer-songwriter fare. (Momo's, 5pm) -- Raoul Hernandez..."

March 15, 2002 Music Feature

Beijing Bicycle
A newcomer to Beijing has his bicycle (and livelihood) stolen by a teen desperate to impress his pals in this Chinese variation on The Bicycle Thieves.
"...audiences accustomed to the sweeping panorama of the historical fare of mainland China's so-called “Fifth Generation.” But too much..."

March 8, 2002 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Mau Mau Sex Sex
"...roughies. During the Sixties, they moved on to grindhouse fare and produced some of the best work of maestro..."

Feb. 12, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

"...and Geeks) strikes a goofy, likable note but doesn't fare much better; he and Maronna all but disappear after..."

Feb. 1, 2002 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

The Business of Strangers
"...-- than the misogynistic businesswoman archetype of typical Hollywood fare: ball-buster on the outside, basket case on the inside...."

Jan. 18, 2002 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Training Day
"...surprise. Far better than the usual cops and robbers fare, Training Day is a razor-wire-taut (and extremely violent) exploration..."

Oct. 5, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

"...than the acquisition of sex and drugs. The parents fare little better: They're present but uninvolved, adrift in their..."

July 27, 2001 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

America's Sweethearts
" know it, it's better than half the chipper fare out there these days. Admittedly, that's not saying much,..."

July 20, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Slack Where We Started
Richard Linklater and John Pierson Ponder 'Slacker' and Its Aftermath
"...Slacker offered an alternative to the standard summer blockbuster fare represented by T2. Its nontraditional narrative structure and subject..."

June 29, 2001 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Animal
"...a relatively tame affair, far less repugnant than hideous fare such as the recent Tomcats, and without the often..."

June 8, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Gold Diggers of 1933
On the surface, Gold Diggers is fluffy musical fare with Busby Berkeley's delightfully surreal production numbers, but the Great Depression left its mark on the film.
"...long way to go. Audiences were looking for escapist fare, and studios like Warner Bros., feeling the pinch as..."

June 1, 2001 Screens Review by Jerry Renshaw

The King is Alive
" out of the glassy-eyed Novocain state most Hollywood fare aims to put us in. But the thing is,..."

June 1, 2001 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Mikey & Nicky
"...something that satisfied the studio's desires for more conventional fare without compromising her own vision...."

May 30, 2001 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Golden Bowl
"...for distribution by Miramax, the likeliest outlet for such fare.) Rather, Prawer Jhabvala keeps these conflicts pinned to the..."

May 25, 2001 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Pitch People
"...pitch people and product-hawkers, fans of more esoteric TV fare have ever since been consigned to endless channel surfing;..."

May 18, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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