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Freeze Me
"...Matsuoka and Naoto Takenaka. A low-budget Japanese revenge movie, Freeze Me tells the story a woman who retaliates against..."

Dec. 4, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Whether Saving Lives During the Freeze or Saving the City From Save Austin Now, Bob Nicks Just Helped
"I didn’t do a thing. I sat in my office and dispatched people. But I was part of it.”
"...that bottle of whiskey that working on the winter freeze operation was one of the greatest experiences of his..."

April 8, 2022 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

"People's Summit" Aims to Refocus State's Attention on Last Year's Freeze Disaster
Winter Storm Uri death toll may be more than 800
"...caused by the extreme weather, and not just the freeze, led to widespread death and injury, as they struggled..."

Feb. 17, 2022 News Post by Kimberly Reeves

It Wasn't Just ERCOT: Task Force Slams City's Freeze Response
Winter Storm Review Task Force finds fault in city's Uri response
"...and ordered Austin Energy to "shed load" during the freeze, leaving thousands in the dark and cold. But the..."

Aug. 6, 2021 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

House Makes Its First Post-Freeze Moves to Fix the Grid
Who's got the power?
"..."first phase" of the Lege's response to last month's freeze-driven failure of the Texas power grid, House Speaker Dade..."

March 12, 2021 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

The Dialtones Break the Freeze with “Young Summer”
Experimental outfit donating single sales to Austin Mutual Aid
"...population and organizing resource drop-offs and pick-ups throughout the freeze and ensuing grid failure and food and water shortages...."

Feb. 22, 2021 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Gov. Perry Wants To Freeze Higher Education Tuition
"...Texas families can't afford tuition costs. He wants to freeze the sky-rocketed costs, now that it's too late. People..."

Sept. 25, 2012 Postmarks

How Is Austin Bracing for the Freeze?
An extremely serious look at the city's precautions
"...290 closure • Reminiscing over how cool the last freeze was, before Austin changed Add yours in the comments...."

Jan. 15, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Nuclear Freeze for Amazon?
Council members throughout the country reject HQ2

March 9, 2018 News Feature by Michael King

AISD’s Transfer Freeze
Trustees approved the 2017-18 school year list at their Dec. 19 meeting

Dec. 23, 2016 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Deep Freeze: What's Open?
Not too many institutions braving the weather

Jan. 16, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

The Common Law
"Security Freeze" your identity theft worries, part two
"...friend told me that I should get a security freeze to protect myself from identity theft. What is a..."

July 27, 2007 Column by Luke Ellis

The Common Law
'Security freeze' your identity-theft worries
"...friend told me that I should get a security freeze to protect myself from identity theft. What is a..."

July 20, 2007 Column by Luke Ellis

Batman & Robin
"...times can one stand to hear Schwarzenegger as Mr. Freeze telling the Cloaked One to “Chill”? Storywise, Akiva Goldsman's..."

June 20, 1997 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Promare
DayGlo anime explosion makes firefighters cool and kinetic
"...him over to the less-than-tender mercies of the paramilitary Freeze Force, it's less clear than ever who's in the..."

Oct. 25, 2019 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

The (Longer) Road to CodeNEXT
Opponents would freeze the process via referendum
"...can occur only every two years, potentially meaning a freeze of (undefined) "comprehensive" changes in the code until November..."

Jan. 5, 2018 News Feature by Michael King

The Trip to Spain
Exquisite food with a side of comedy and pathos
"...assistants, even the sat nav. In a startling, last-reel freeze frame, the male ego pops like a balloon, and..."

Sept. 1, 2017 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Cop Car
Two boys go on the lam in Kevin Bacon's cop car
"...choking on your popcorn. Think of it as a freeze frame from Boyhood gone haywire. And then think twice..."

Aug. 7, 2015 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Farmers Market Report: December 8
A hard freeze is coming!
"...weathermen have spoken: there is going to be a freeze next Tuesday night!..."

Dec. 7, 2012 Food Post by Kate Thornberry

Farmers Market Report: December 1
Another week with no freeze!
"...have reached the first of December without having a freeze, at least in the vicinity of Austin. (My basil..."

Nov. 29, 2012 Food Post by Kate Thornberry

Lockout
In this Luc Besson-produced thriller, a man must rescue the president's daughter from a prison in outer space that has been taken over by the inmates.
"...privately owned penitentiary that puts violent offenders on deep freeze for the duration of their stay. (Wait, but what's..."

April 20, 2012 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Mao's Last Dancer
In this film based on a true story, a Chinese ballet dancer defects to the U.S. when he falls in love with a Houston dancer while on tour.
"...is painless melodrama from its first image to the freeze-frame finale. Oscar-winning Aussie director Beresford, however, is an old..."

Sept. 3, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Sweetgrass
This documentary about sheep herding in Montana captures a way of life that has become extinct.
"...sold the ranch, which makes this documentary an ethnographic freeze-frame of a way of life now lost. But Sweetgrass..."

June 18, 2010 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Righteous Kill
There's nothing righteous about this tired and tiresome good cop/bad cop NYPD procedural.
"...from Avnet – whose direction is filled with slo-mo, freeze-fades, and other annoyances – to screenwriter Russell Gerwirtz, who..."

Sept. 19, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

This Is England
Set in Thatcherite England, this semi-autobiographical story tells of a descent from mischievous schoolboy to junior skinhead.
"...the social realism of Ken Loach, this ballsy drama freeze-frames bleak Thatcherite Yorkshire and exposes its racist underbelly. Writer/director..."

Sept. 7, 2007 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Beside the Point
This week's cold spell had a chilling effect on public discussion of crucial items
"...Austinites scrambled to procure adequate tortilla provisions, the cryogenic freeze was in effect at City Council. Last week, during..."

Jan. 19, 2007 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Doogal
A clunker if there ever was one, Doogal is so mind-numbingly incoherent that parents and children alike will stare dazedly at the movie screen wondering what the heck is going on.
"...have the power to block out the sun and freeze the world is peppered with references to Pulp Fiction,..."

March 3, 2006 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Undertow
Cross-pollinate the arthouse film with B-movie backwoods gothic, and you get something like Undertow’s peculiar fusion of high and low culture.
"...the Hunter, Deliverance, and the giddy Seventies aesthetic of freeze-frames and swish pans.) Green’s latest effort begins breathlessly as..."

Nov. 12, 2004 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Bloody Angels
"...and tone rank right up there with watching water freeze in terms of gutpunching suspense, by the time the..."

May 25, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

3000 Miles to Graceland
"...of tricks, often simultaneously. Stylistic excesses such as rear-projection, freeze frames, stuttering edits, and rampant CG image manipulation may..."

Feb. 23, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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