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Davis Guggenheim (director of An Inconvenient Truth) tells this more-or-less true story of one New Jersey girl's struggle to play soccer in the male-dominated sports world of the late Seventies.
"...Lee Soffer and Dermot Mulroney. The initial concept for Gracie was developed by Andrew Shue and director Guggenheim (the..."

June 1, 2007 Movie Review by Toddy Burton

Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous
No medals will be awarded for this Sandra Bullock follow-up, although the actress proves herself an ever-game comic actress.
"...Bader and Treat Williams. Sandra Bullock is back as Gracie Hart, the slovenly FBI agent who in the last..."

March 25, 2005 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Rabbit-Proof Fence
Set in 1931 Australia and based on a true event, Noyce's film shows what three half-caste aboriginal girls experience when they escape the camp where they have been forcibly sent in order to become anglicized. The music is by Peter Gabriel.
"...(Sampi), her 8-year-old sister Daisy (Sansbury), and 10-year-old cousin Gracie (Monaghan) – who, as was the policy of the..."

Jan. 31, 2003 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Miss Congeniality
America's Sweetheart plays a detective who goes undercover to vie in a beauty pageant.
"...Bullock, in full tomboy mode, plays FBI special agent Gracie Hart, who infiltrates the Miss United States Pageant to..."

Dec. 20, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Manhattan Murder Mystery
"...if William Powell were back with Myrna Loy or Gracie Allen with George Burns, Keaton and Allen revel in..."

Aug. 20, 1993 Movie Review by Louis Black

Peking Opera Blues
Deception and betrayal in culture and politics take center stage in this splendid narrative that shifts between farce and violence, suspense and emotionality.
"...comes across as a Chinese version cut from the Gracie Allen/Carole Lombard/Betty Boop mold of zaniness – and who..."

April 23, 1993 Movie Review by Pamela Bruce

"...interviews with archival footage of such trailblazing comediennes as Gracie Allen, Fanny Brice, Mae West, Carol Burnett and Lucille..."

Oct. 2, 1992 Movie Review by Pamela Bruce

Horror anthology scares up few thrills.
"...Antara, Fachry Albar, Riley Eisener, Zack Ford and Samantha Gracie...."

July 26, 2013 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Laboratory of Playmaking
Artists from different realms join forces to concoct new strains of performance in UT's New Works Festival
"...festival, I wrote and produced a solo show called 'Gracie and Rose,' set in 1963, about two women who..."

April 6, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

"...buys her a dream house, has a daughter named Gracie (Allen) with her. But when Mitch's infidelities become increasingly..."

May 24, 2002 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Raised by Lesbians
In the Subterranean Theatre Company production of Raised by Lesbians, writer Leah Ryan and director Ken Webster transport the audience to the heart of The Who's "Teenage Wasteland," dealing with adolescence, lesbians, and men and women's notions of each other without laughing at teens or distorting them with nostalgia.
"...the decision comes through deep conversations with his friend Gracie and fantasies out of a bad Frankenstein movie...."

April 13, 2001 Arts Review by Rob Curran

Now Streaming in Austin: Miss Congeniality
Sandra Bullock's action-comedy classic brought Hollywood to Austin
"...know Austin when they see it. When FBI Agent-turned-unlikely-pageant-queen Gracie Hart (Sandra Bullock) meets desparing deportment coach Victor Melling..."

March 21, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Festival Schedule by Day
"...Gracie and Rose, Winship 2.180..."

April 8, 2005 Arts Feature

Wojnarowicz: F**k You F*ggot F**cker
Inside the creativity and fury of the artist provocateur
"...the Ground Zero Gallery in NY and, later on, Gracie Mansion. His coterie of friends grew to include the..."

March 26, 2021 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Tom Petty, Charli XCX, and Demi Lovato Headline SXSW Film 2021 List
Festival drops complete lineup, with 2020 titles getting their shot
"...Under the Volcano (Australia) D: Gracie Otto Screenwriters: Cody Greenwood, Gracie Otto, Ian Shadwell, Producers:..."

Feb. 10, 2021 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

AISD Hires Stephanie Elizalde as Next Superintendent
New leader assumes helm amid pandemic, equity challenges
"...a member of such groups, Perez Elemen­tary School teacher Gracie Hop­kins, reiterated their call for Elizalde to respond to..."

Aug. 14, 2020 News Feature by Beth Sullivan

Stuffed Locally
Give thanks for the local harvest with these market-fresh recipes
"...a sure-fire side dish for the big day.  – Gracie Salem..."

Nov. 23, 2012 Food Feature by Rachel Feit

Undiscovered Jewels
Formula One visitors get a taste of Austin's best hotel dining
"...venues all year round. Here, Chronicle contributors Wes Marshall, Gracie Salem, and I share our thoughts about the hotel..."

Nov. 16, 2012 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Remembering Polly Platt
A collaborative filmmaker, friend to AFF, and mentor to many
"...Platt is now executive vice president of James Brooks' Gracie Films. A longtime fan of Matt Groening's Life in..."

Aug. 19, 2011 Screens Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

Deeply immersive, thought-provoking, and quite often funny, Offside depicts the resourcefulness women in Iran must rely on in order to enter a stadium to watch, no less play, soccer.
"...says (or even in New Jersey, as demonstrated in Gracie, that other girls soccer film out now). It’s way..."

June 8, 2007 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Chop Suey
"...check. There are taped interviews with jujitsu champion Rickson Gracie, extreme sports figure Christian Fletcherf, and fashion maven Diana..."

Jan. 18, 2002 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Academy Leader
" big-time producers Polly Platt and James Brooks of Gracie Films, which is the same company behind As Good..."

Feb. 5, 1999 Screens Feature by Michael Bertin

For the Boys
"...from cells obtained from Lucy and Desi, George and Gracie, Crosby and Hope, and maybe even a little Fred..."

Dec. 6, 1991 Movie Review by Kathleen Maher

ACL Music Festival 2021: Saturday, Second Weekend
"...Gracie Abrams..."

Oct. 10, 2021 Photo Gallery

ACL Music Festival 2021: Saturday, First Weekend
"...Gracie Abrams..."

Oct. 3, 2021 Photo Gallery

The Most Memorable Moments of Saturday’s ACL Fest
Billie Eilish, Jack Harlow, Mongolian metal, Doja Cat, Dayglow, & more
"...crowd in a shared inhale and exhale. Fellow Californian Gracie Abrams instructed a similar group exercise earlier Friday afternoon...."

Oct. 3, 2021 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Industry Advocates Women in Animation Open Austin Chapter
Rooster Teeth, Powerhouse pledge to support women's careers
"...Rooster Teeth), Julie Newberry-Olson (storyboard artist, Powerhouse Animation), and Gracie Arenas Strittmatter (technical art director and deputy director of..."

April 24, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

EAST 2018: Brenner’s Picks
Our savvy arts reprobate has a few suggestions for you, comma, citizen
"...Jesus, Gracie – say good night, FFS...."

Nov. 15, 2018 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

SXSW’s Big Third List
YFN Lucci, Wyclef Jean, Ought, and 572 more
"...Gracie & Rachel (Brooklyn, NY.)..."

Jan. 10, 2018 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

The Luv Doc: Monogamous Leftovers
Polyamory, like communism, is much harder in practice than in theory
"...So ... are you being closed-minded? Maybe, but if..."

Sept. 29, 2017 Column by The Luv Doc

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