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Half-Baked
Cameos from Steven Wright, Willie Nelson, Tommy Chong, and Janeane Garofalo help stoke this addled comic premise about selling pot to raise a buddy's bail.
"...we can count on a summer glut of similar fare about lovable hemphounds whose roach-burned apartment sofas are the..."

Jan. 23, 1998 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Critical Care
"...nurse on duty in the hospital. Others do not fare as well. A heavily made-up Albert Brooks, as the..."

Nov. 14, 1997 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Fire Down Below
"...fight choreography has all the sophistication of Seventies drive-in fare such as Billy Jack and Walking Tall. Of course,..."

Sept. 12, 1997 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Saint Clara
"...then Saint Clara is anything but your usual summer fare. This debut feature from first-time Israeli directors Folman and..."

July 25, 1997 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Rudyard Kipling's The Second Jungle Book: Mowgli and Baloo
"...video release. And considering the dearth of fitting PG fare out there at present, this kiddie Kipling caper (that..."

July 11, 1997 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

La Cérémonie
"...its characters, La Cérémonie is hardly classic summer movie fare. But for those who are susceptible to its hypnotic..."

May 9, 1997 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Michael
Travolta plays an unkempt, beer-swilling, Beatles-quoting angel who – yes – also dances.
"...beings. This kind of angel stuff is classic Hollywood fare, especially at Christmastime. Thus, it's all the more wonder..."

Dec. 27, 1996 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Bulletproof
"...Ernest R. Dickerson. Starring: Damon Wayans, Adam Sandler, James Farentino, Kristen Wilson, Bill Nunn and James Caan. What's up..."

Sept. 13, 1996 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Prodigal Son
"...elevate The Prodigal Son above other similarly formulaic genre fare. If you're a fan, don't miss this rare chance..."

July 26, 1996 Movie Review by Joey O'Bryan

Down Periscope
"...matter). Grammer's television-tested broad humor (and Bob Hope profile) fares better than the rest of the cast here; Lauren..."

March 8, 1996 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

City Hall
"...Calhoun take City Hall far above the standard genre fare. Like real mayoral politics, it's a descent into a..."

Feb. 16, 1996 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Incredibly True Adventure of Two Girls in Love
"...the movie's ambiguous close. The story is standard teen fare; only the protagonists are new. Yet new protagonists can..."

July 28, 1995 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Casper
"...Casper proves itself to be passable, if mindless, kiddie fare. At its worst, Casper continually resorts to desperate star..."

June 2, 1995 Movie Review by Joey O'Bryan

Just Cause
"...to be a notch above most of the mystery fare we've seen lately. It's a rich, humid mix of..."

Feb. 24, 1995 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Trapped in Paradise
"...in Paradise won't find a place in the holiday fare that saturates television this time each year. By the..."

Dec. 9, 1994 Movie Review by Steve Davis

First Shot
"...film forsakes the kung-fu melodramatics of most Hong Kong fare (excluding a humorous bit involving the recently departed Bruce..."

Oct. 14, 1994 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Combination Platter
"...flavor, but melding to produce satisfying and savory cinematic fare. Set in a Chinese restaurant in Queens, the film..."

March 11, 1994 Movie Review by Hollis Chacona

My Father the Hero
"...of this film is that it is pretty innocent fare, for the most part, and Depardieu does prove his..."

Feb. 11, 1994 Movie Review by Pamela Bruce

The Program
"...football team contending for a championship is flaccid seasonal fare that will do all right its first few weeks..."

Oct. 1, 1993 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Public Eye
"...their own) but this is very much standard Hollywood fare; he becomes involved in a complicated web of intrigue...."

Oct. 23, 1992 Movie Review by Louis Black

The Linguini Incident
"...the manic ambiance as much as the (doubtlessly overpriced) fare. As newly arrived barkeep Monte, Bowie is a conniving..."

July 10, 1992 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Noises Off!
In this screwball comedy, the behind-the-scenes activity of a traveling acting troupe threaten to bring down the play.
"...characters, they are stereotypes, their relationships are all standard fare. The charm of the film is that's it's so..."

March 27, 1992 Movie Review by Louis Black

Company Business
"...kinship between the two principals. It's really standard buddy fare though its development between two Cold/Old Warriors is a..."

Oct. 25, 1991 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Taxi Blues
"...night of carousing, Lyosha stiffs Chlykov for the cab fare. Lyosha tracks Chlykov down, punches him out and takes..."

June 7, 1991 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken
"...with horses and young girls. This is classic Disney fare in that difficult questions aren't really examined. Schifflin starts..."

May 31, 1991 Movie Review by Kathleen Maher

Two Wildly Different Indian Food Spots With Lighter Options
G'raj Mahal and Taj Palace offer their own spin on summer-friendly fare
"...spots each offer their own spin on classic-but-lighter, summer-friendly fare...."

May 31, 2019 Food Column by Jessi Cape

Our Favorite Spots to Eat and Drink at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport
ABIA serves up live music, craft cocktails, and beloved local restaurant fare
"...by featuring homegrown restaurants in place of typical airport fare, and a recently opened nine-gate expansion means even more..."

March 8, 2019 Food Feature by Jessika Roth

Review: Ah Sing Den
Amateur Asian-inspired fare pales to impressive cocktails
"...because Austin diners are pining for accessible, reimagined Asian fare. But if the staff's blasé attitude was any indication,..."

Nov. 18, 2016 Food Feature by Melody Fury

Texas Book Festival: Fresh Cookbooks
New titles explore Mexico's diverse culinary legacy
"...most enticing menus in recent years. The bill of fare includes appearances by a nationally known author, an international..."

Oct. 24, 2014 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Cap Metro to Raise Fares in January
Price hike originally scheduled for August 2010, now eight months earlier
"...The Capital Metro Board of Directors voted to raise fares beginning January 18. The fare hike had already been..."

Nov. 4, 2009 News Post by Lee Nichols

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