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Reel Paradise
This documentary shows what happens when famed producer’s rep/author/gadabout John Pierson convinces his family to move with him to Fiji, where, if all goes according to plan, he can leave behind the indie-film rat race, immerse himself in a completely foreign culture, and, best of all, screen all sorts of movies for the natives.
"...snipers. In between, there’s a wicked bout of dengue fever, burglaries, and theatre travails galore, but at its core..."

Sept. 30, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Brown Bunny
Vincent Gallo's notorious film turns out to be an anti-action road trip that has the feeling of a fever dream.
"...a surreal aura. It all plays like a low-level fever dream, minus the excitement, but for all its anti-action,..."

Oct. 1, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Michael Mann returns to his stock-and-trade: the glossy, kinetic crime thriller, this time starring Tom Cruise and Jamie Foxx.
"...fault the actors, who seem to be working at fever pitch. Mann gets a lot of mileage out of..."

Aug. 6, 2004 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

" repeating melodies. Perhaps as the result of a fever dream, young Irwin sees a clan of roving angels,..."

Aug. 8, 2003 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Nowhere in Africa
"...become. It’s Regina who first takes to the earthy fever dream of Kenya, bonding instantly with the farm’s Masai..."

May 23, 2003 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

A Shot at Glory
"...staged incidents, but of actual game conditions, where the fever of the crowd is palpable (see “a sense of..."

May 10, 2002 Movie Review by Nick Barbaro

Kurosawa uses Shakespeare's King Lear as a template, but in Ran Lear's three scheming daughters are sons, and the action is transposed to a mythic, dreamlike, feudal Japan. Like an adrenalized fever dream of ultimate power gone awry, Ran reveals Kurosawa's grasp of visual splendor at its most powerful.
"...the Bard, looks and feels more like an adrenalized fever dream of ultimate power gone awry. It literally shakes..."

Dec. 1, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Urban Cowboy
Only a couple years removed from his screen super-success in Saturday Night Fever, Travolta struts his way through Urban Cowboy’s modern-West parable about machismo, cowboy manqué, and mechanical bulls set among petrochemical workers in Pasadena, Texas.
"...years removed from his screen super-success in Saturday Night Fever, Travolta struts his way through Urban Cowboy’s modern-West parable..."

Oct. 25, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Center Stage
Students at the American Ballet Academy in New York vie to join the professional corps.
" The Turning Point, A Chorus Line, Saturday Night Fever, and Flashdance. But one of the things Center Stage..."

May 12, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Enemy of the State
"...-- it's a thriller straight through to its sleek, millennial-fever heart, an onrushing, giddily paranoiac roller-coaster ride with bad..."

Nov. 20, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

" though you've just emerged from some riotously colored fever dream. Unfortunately, that's about all you feel. The film..."

Jan. 16, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

A Brother's Kiss
"...with phat, heavy beats, and not a little jungle fever. Marisa Tomei's brief cameo as a crack whore is..."

May 16, 1997 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Party Girl
Parker Posey's breakout role came in this NYC coming-of-age indie in which she plays a hipster party animal who tries to settle down as a librarian.
"...Girl will do for library science what Saturday Night Fever did for disco. Well, maybe. At the least this..."

Aug. 11, 1995 Movie Review by Alison Macor

Drop Zone
"...director seems to have forgotten everything since Saturday Night Fever. That's not good. Snipes basically rehashes his character from..."

Dec. 9, 1994 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The November Men
"...the JFK assassination. You can go mad with conspiracy fever and, if you're cinematically inclined, you end up making..."

July 8, 1994 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Another Stakeout
"...done much of anything worth noting since Saturday Night Fever) takes another stab at the mismatched leads genre, apparently..."

July 23, 1993 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Temp
" she looks like a hooker auditioning for Dance Fever. Most of the time, director Holland and screenwriter Keven..."

Feb. 19, 1993 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Laws of Gravity
"...streets that spurred Tony Manero into a Saturday Night Fever). Jimmy's the fixer-upper, the negotiator, good husband and older..."

Dec. 11, 1992 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

"...slowly building from a tense, Brooklyn melodrama to a fever-pitched battle of wits where checkmate means certain death. At..."

Sept. 2, 1992 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Turtle Beach
"...sequence, Scacchi witnesses a beheading that occurs during the fever of a street riot. Now, I would argue that..."

May 8, 1992 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Ninth Life
"...and Cafe Noir as well as soundtrack contributions from Fever in the Funkhouse, Big Boss Groove and Cricket Taylor...."

May 31, 1991 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Where to See Christmas Classics on the Big Screen in Austin
Here’s your cure for cabin fever and forced family bonding
"...about friends and family, but after a few cabin fever hours with relatives you'll crave each and every opportunity..."

Dec. 22, 2017 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

New Albums for Octopus Project and Okkervil River
Popular indie hypnotists tease upcoming LPs
"...quartet’s longtime local imprint of choice, Peek-A-Boo Records. Titled Fever Forms, it’ll be the Austin instrumentalists fifth CD in..."

June 10, 2013 Music Post by Chase Hoffberger

Naked City
The council votes 6-1, with Daryl Slusher opposed, to re-form the board of the First Step Corporation, the entity charged with distributing scholarship funds in the infamous Cedar Avenue settlement.
"...Council Watch: Cedar Fever..."

Feb. 23, 2001 News Feature by Emily Pyle

Prairie Fires
Dessau Road Burns With New Boom Fever
" two fiscal years, just in time for growth fever to make such planning even more imperative. "You already..."

Nov. 3, 1995 News Feature

12 Breakthrough Austin Bands at SXSW Music
Late Sixties pop with a surprising bite
"...Townes Van Zandt and the Bangles," drawls the Go Fever vocalist/guitarist in her thick Australian accent, laughing. "I'm still..."

March 9, 2018 Music Feature by Libby Webster

Can I get a suggestion for an Austin festival in which troupes from across the country gather to create instant comedy?
" is once more in the grip of the fever...."

Sept. 2, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Bill Cotter's Parallel Apartments Are Full of Freaks Like You and Me
And the author presents a wine-fueled glimpse at BookPeople tomorrow.
"...even moreso than when you finish Cotter's first novel, Fever Chart – you're going to want the author to..."

Feb. 24, 2014 Books Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers
"...if it mostly boiled down to 1989's Full Moon Fever, which eclipsed Damn the Torpedoes for a generational shift..."

May 11, 2012 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

King of Bongo
Tracking Spain/France's illusive King of Latin punk rock, Manu Chao
" exotic-looking promo appeared atop the CD player: Puta's Fever by Mano Negra. With subtitles: Whore's Fever by Black..."

Aug. 11, 2006 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

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