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The Iron Giant
If the top-notch story weren't enough, the film also boasts some spectacular animation and a great score.
"...future and the specter of The Bomb. The Iron Giant, director Brad Bird and screenwriter Tim McCanlies' gorgeously animated..."

Aug. 6, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

UT Professor on the Making of Texas Film Epic Giant
Don Graham's Giant: Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Edna Ferber, and the Making of a Legendary American Film
"...It's a miracle that Edna Ferber's novel Giant ever made it to the big screen, according to..."

April 13, 2018 Books Review by Joe O'Connell

My Giant
"...greeting cards with good punchlines. The advertising for My Giant that emphasizes the two-foot size difference between Crystal and..."

April 17, 1998 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

DVDanger: Building The Iron Giant
Tim McCanlies talks behind-the-scenes of the animated classic
"...few American animated features more beloved than The Iron Giant, and this week's release of the deluxe signature edition..."

Sept. 7, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

“Teresa Hubbard/Alexander Birchler: Giant” at the Blanton Museum of Art
The film is good at showing the fate of the film set of Giant, but it leaves open the question of what’s happened to Marfa
"...Giant, a film by "Austin- and Berlin-based" artists Teresa Hubbard..."

Aug. 25, 2017 Arts Review by Sam Anderson-Ramos

A Giant Dog Triumphs on A Giant Stage
Jack White plays too
"...for one girl in a Korn shirt,” announced A Giant Dog guitarist/vocalist Andrew Cashen, recalling the locals’ scarcely attended..."

May 3, 2018 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

A Giant Dog Teases Impending Concept Album
Austin punk quintet transports partygoers to “Avalonia”
"...attendees of a private backyard concert on Friday, A Giant Dog revealed the show’s close: the live debut of..."

May 24, 2021 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Giant Little Ones
Teen sexuality as a spectrum in this tender drama of growing up and coming out
" cinema, and that would be enough to set Giant Little Ones apart from the pack. But that's just..."

March 22, 2019 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

A Giant Dog Rewrites the Bible
Locals cover Arcade Fire’s entire Neon Bible LP
"...“The Well and the Lighthouse” already sounds like A Giant Dog song: the propulsive, power-chord rhythm, the no-turning-back lyricism,..."

Sept. 19, 2019 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

James and the Giant Peach
In bringing Roald Dahl's book to the screen, the filmmakers have preserved the author's diminutive, fantastic perspective and created a vision of childlike wonder and terror.
"...master the pretzel logic of adults, much of this giant's land was a mystery. If a thing delighted you,..."

April 12, 1996 Movie Review by Robert Faires

Boxing the Giant: 'Andre the Giant: Life and Legend'
Box Brown debuts the graphic biography at Austin Books and Comics
"...Andre the Giant, as you're likely aware, has a posse...."

May 6, 2014 Books Post by Shannon McCormick

Children of Giant Speak
Children of Giant tells new stories about the film classic
"...Sixty years after Giant filmed in Marfa, Texas, and went on to become..."

April 17, 2015 Screens Post by Marjorie Baumgarten

A 'Giant' Slice of Movie Memorabilia
A prototype house goes on the auction block
"...A converted courthouse with links to Giant goes on the auction block...."

Sept. 27, 2010 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

"...the state. If Texas had a state movie, then Giant would be it...."

Oct. 4, 1996 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Paramount Summer Season Has a Giant Ending Lined Up
Wizards, restoration, and l'amour round out the classics
" finishes with the newly-announced 65th anniversary screening of Giant...."

July 21, 2021 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Disneyland on LSD With A Giant Dog
Tripping in the “Happiest Place on Earth”
"...On a recent afternoon off from tour, A Giant Dog front-people Andrew Cashen and Sabrina Ellis did what..."

Oct. 6, 2017 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

L. Shapley Bassen's "Portrait of a Giant Squid"
First Place winner
"...showed Ray that his newly inherited Portrait of a Giant Squid was as color-saturated and indecipherably abstract as MOMA's..."

Feb. 19, 2016 Arts Feature by l. Shapley Bassen

Giant Giant Sand
Auditorium Shores, Nov. 4
"...Giant Giant SandAuditorium Shores, Nov. 4..."

Nov. 2, 2012 Music Feature by Adam Schragin

Summertime Eats: Giant Hoagies
Fun outdoor dining ideas
" foods to take on a picnic is a giant hoagie. It’s true, ask anyone. I’m known all over..."

July 26, 2012 Food Post by Hilah Johnson

Day Trips: The Giant Legs of Amarillo
Mock tribute to Ozymandias adds quirky character to the Panhandle
"...The "Giant Legs of Amarillo" (aka Ozymandias) sometimes wear striped athletic..."

July 16, 2021 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Cast a Giant Shadow
Evaluating the mayoral legacy of Kirk Watson
"...Would anybody have cast such a giant shadow from City Hall, or is there really something..."

Nov. 23, 2001 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Giant Steps Productions: Togetherness
D.I.T. concert promotion with James Taylor
"...passion for music into a booking company in 2006. Giant Steps Productions was born with “Sweatfest 2006,” a small..."

Feb. 10, 2012 Music Post by Zoe Cordes Selbin

Review: Sophisticated Giant
The long-awaited bio of sax legend Dexter Gordon is here
"...Sophisticated Giant: The Life and Legacy of Dexter Gordon by Maxine..."

Oct. 23, 2018 Arts Post by Jay Trachtenberg

Jack the Giant Slayer
Despite a terrific cast, intelligent direction, and state-of-the-art special effects, this fairy tale's gigantic shoes remain unfilled.
"...past (prior to the start of the film), the giants who dwelled in the sky battled with humans who..."

March 1, 2013 Movie Review by Louis Black

La Raza: Waking the Sleeping Giant?
The National Council of La Raza looks to raise the U.S. Latino profile.
"...the musical performances televised in full color at landfill giant Waste Management Inc.'s booth (reflecting, perhaps, a subconscious commentary..."

July 18, 2003 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Giant Country
"...Don Graham's book of essays, Giant Country: Essays on Texas (TCU Press, $22.50 hard) is..."

Aug. 7, 1998 Books Feature

Last Week in Live Music: Kate Bush Bash, Angel Olsen, A Giant Dog, and More
"...A Giant Dog at Mohawk on July 29, 2022..."

Aug. 2, 2022 Photo Gallery

Last Week in Live Music: Tame Impala, The Bright Light Social Hour, A Giant Dog, and More
" from last week's local shows. Pictured here: A Giant Dog at Mohawk on November 5, 2021..."

Nov. 9, 2021 Photo Gallery

Last Week in Live Music: A Giant Dog, Big Head Todd, Carrie Fussell, and More
" from last week's local shows. Pictured here: A Giant Dog house show on May 21, 2021..."

May 24, 2021 Photo Gallery

Last Week in Live Music: Black Lips, Daughters, A Giant Dog, Tear Dungeon, and More
" from last week's local shows. Pictured here: A Giant Dog at Barracuda on December 14, 2019..."

Dec. 16, 2019 Photo Gallery

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