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Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
Chinese women's relationships in the past and the present are told in parallel stories in this film based on Lisa See's bestselling novel.
"...turgidity quotient. Based on Lisa See's 2005 bestseller Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, the film squanders any potential..."

July 29, 2011 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Flower of Evil
Chabrol's 50th movie is a study of guilt and its perpetuation.
"...Bernard Le Coq, Mélanie Doutey and Thomas Chabrol. The Flower of Evil is French director Claude Chabrol's 50th movie,..."

Nov. 14, 2003 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Sardonic coming-of-age comedy never really matures.
"...Straddling tones that range between vulgar and sweet, Flower uncomfortably shrivels under the strain. This teen saga, which..."

March 23, 2018 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Flower of My Secret
This florid film comes across like Almodóvar riffing on Fassbinder's The Bitter Tears of Petra Von Kant and Douglas Sirk's (Imitation of Life). The story about a writer who is dissatisfied with her life marks the return of Almodovar's dark, delicious humor.
" that the old Almodóvar is back. Though The Flower of My Secret is not as crazed as Women..."

April 26, 1996 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Mary and the Witch's Flower
Studio Ghibli alums stick to the formula for magical tale.
" into the woods, where she finds an enchanted flower, which in turn becomes her unlikely admission to Endor..."

Feb. 16, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Fantastic Fest Review: Mary and the Witch's Flower
Ghibli alums stick to the formula for magical tale
"...quite fine, of course, but Mary and the Witch's Flower continues that cultural intermingling...."

Sept. 30, 2017 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

March of the Flower Children
The last interview with Seeds frontman and oh-so-brief psychedelic Austinite Sky Sunlight Saxon
"..."Their legacy would be flower power. It'll never go away. Flower power is here..."

July 24, 2009 Music Feature by Austin Powell

Curse of the Golden Flower
The rather emotionally insignificant melodrama at the center of this film is given only minimal cover from scrutiny by Zhang Yimou’s visual virtuosity.
"...Qin Junjie. Chinese royal-family drama Curse of the Golden Flower is set in the decadent last days of the..."

Jan. 12, 2007 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Live Flower Arranging Workshops Make Business Bloom for House of Margot Blair
Austin florist Carly Blair adapts her business to the era of social isolation and interest blooms
"...down, in a vase on my kitchen counter. Buying flowers, a daily dose of joy during the COVID-19 pandemic,..."

May 8, 2020 Arts Feature by Sumaiya Malik

Burnt Basque Cheesecake Recipe From Basil Flower Patisserie
This local gardener bakes one heck of a dessert menu
"...Manisri Sivaraju, owner of Basil Flower Patisserie, is a self-taught baker and organic gardener based..."

April 8, 2020 Food Post by Jessi Cape

Force, Fuse, Flower: Colin McIntyre’s “Circumnutation”
New metalwork show brings a few helical organics to Dimension Gallery
"...“the force that through the green fuse drives the flower” – that’s more of what’s expressed in this new..."

June 15, 2016 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Product Review: Cake Boss Flower Cakelette Pan
Michael's and Cake Boss partner up for a new line of baking products.
"...I chose the molded Flower Cakelette Pan for my product test because I have..."

Sept. 27, 2013 Food Post by Melanie Haupt

and a girl singing with a flower in her hair maybe
Shooting more breeze with jazz storm Sonny Rollins in advance of his Bass Concert Hall stand on Sunday.
"...piano trio playing and a girl singing with a flower in her hair maybe." Some people think that’s jazz...."

April 30, 2009 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

For the Imperial Flower Combat Trooper on Your List: Austin-Accented Animé on DVD
"...Kon himself, this is the story of the Imperial Flower Combat Troop and female warrior Sakura's ongoing travails betwixt..."

Dec. 2, 2005 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms
Beautiful and heartfelt fantasy anime tackles death and family
"...literally as the more spoiler-laden Let's Decorate the Promised Flowers in the Morning of Farewells takes place in a..."

July 20, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

A Delicate Fucking Flower
Susan Tyrrell's the baddest bitch

April 12, 2010 Screens Post by Audra Schroeder

Yakuza Burial: Jasmine Flower

Nov. 1, 2001 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Music of Chance
"...a poker game with a pair of eccentric millionaires, Flower (Durning) and Stone (Grey). When Nashe and Pozzi lose..."

Sept. 17, 1993 Movie Review by Robert Faires

Say It with, You Know, Flowers. For Free – In Some Keds!
The Strawberry Fields Rubber Chelsea Rainboot, to be precise
"...over Austin and providing a limited quantity of free flower bouquets to we who live here...."

April 23, 2021 Design Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

The Koyaanisqatsi director is back with his latest stream-of-vision meditation.
" Philip Glass. Its revelations audaciously bloom like time-lapse flower footage, subtly shifting from one aspect of the modern..."

Feb. 14, 2014 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Just Go With It
Instead of seeming effortless, this Adam Sandler/Jennifer Aniston comedy has the lazy appearance of being effort-free.
"...Loeb and Timothy Dowling) of the 1969 film Cactus Flower, which was written by the titan of acerbic comedy..."

Feb. 18, 2011 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

A Home at the End of the World
Michael Cunningham's novel is the basis for this story of a love triangle in which everyone's in love with Bobby (played by Colin Farrell).
"...without discretion or reserve – the product of his flower-powered Sixties childhood, maybe. But the 7-year-old Bobby was also..."

Aug. 6, 2004 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Thomas and the Magic Railroad
"...many mysteries of Thomas' world while standing in a flower pot. I'd have offered to help but by that..."

July 28, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

"...stage when his career ought to be in full flower. As a diehard Martin fan, I'm still hoping for..."

Aug. 20, 1999 Movie Review by Russell Smith

The Darien Gap
"...future stardom) is getting fed up with Lyn's hothouse flower temperament. By tossing him out of her life and..."

July 11, 1997 Movie Review by Russell Smith

The Bride With White Hair II
"...the first film to wait for the blessed Immortality Flower to blossom atop the sacred mount, or something like..."

Jan. 27, 1995 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Once Upon a Time in China IV
" their rural neighbors from scheming westerners and factionalized Flower and Lantern Societies via a massive, multi-racial martial arts..."

March 25, 1994 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Legend of Fong Sai-Yuk II
"...Fong is sent by the head of the Red Flower Society to snatch a secret document from the governor...."

Feb. 11, 1994 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Molly Burch
First Flower (Captured Tracks)
" into the songwriter's heart, but her follow-up, First Flower, offers a much rarer peek inside of her mind...."

Oct. 5, 2018 Music Feature by Abby Johnston

Rose Is a Rose Is a Rose Is One Helluva Posh and Surreal Soirée
Women & Their Work go all freaky-floral for annual fundraiser
"...Their Work have themed up their yearly shindig-par-excellence with flower-amplified evocations of Gertrude Stein and Marcel Duchamp...."

April 11, 2016 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

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