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Intolerable Cruelty
The Coen brothers tackle a comedy of manners and come out winners.
"...Coens’ very best work; it doesn’t have the moral gravity of Fargo or Miller’s Crossing, for example, or even..."

Oct. 10, 2003 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Levity
"...would probably sink under the weight of its own gravity were it not for the spellbinding performances of the..."

July 11, 2003 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

High Crimes
"...infuses the “wild card” cliché with both glee and gravity, and somehow makes personifying that paradox appear effortless. Which..."

April 5, 2002 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Along Came a Spider
"...with flyweight formula material held in place by the gravity of his presence. Despondent after a bad CGI car..."

April 6, 2001 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Drowning Mona
"...years back with his edgy urban dramas, Laws of Gravity and illtown. Since then he's directed numerous episodes of..."

March 4, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Angela's Ashes
"...with physical demands, but she hasn't the center of gravity required to play Angela. Simply put, her presence doesn't..."

Jan. 14, 2000 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Finding North
"...past the grave to the flowers beside it. The gravity of the situation may want to bury him as..."

Oct. 15, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

What Dreams May Come
"...love, the afterlife, and the beyond, the film's absolute gravity about its subjects of life and death make it..."

Oct. 2, 1998 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Players Club
"...the best. Any content that really aspired to greater gravity would surely have been nullified by the shocking dearth..."

April 17, 1998 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Gang Related
"...the duo that draws the most attention. There's a gravity to his performance that is totally unexpected, a surprise..."

Oct. 17, 1997 Movie Review by Steve Davis

The Devil's Own
"...Own has a sober, muted ambience that wordlessly signifies Gravity and Seriousness. Consistent with this tone, there's little of..."

March 28, 1997 Movie Review by Russell Smith

The Element of Crime
"...von Trier manages to build suspense through the sheer gravity of set design and lighting until the breath leaks..."

March 29, 1996 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Shaolin Kung Fu Mystagogue
"...boasts a passable story and plenty memorable moments of gravity-defying action and fantasy (the villain's flying weapons and the..."

Oct. 6, 1995 Movie Review by Joey O'Bryan

Lover of the Last Empress
"...historical references, fluid photography, lush costumes, and the occasional gravity-defying action sequence manages to give the picture an admittedly..."

Sept. 8, 1995 Movie Review by Joey O'Bryan

The Kung Fu Cult Master
"...charming Chingmay Yau Suk-ching are especially engaging), some entertaining anti-gravity wire stunts, a swell music score, and some breathtaking..."

July 14, 1995 Movie Review by Joey O'Bryan

Once Upon a Time in China V
"...a fast-paced crowd-pleaser. A non-stop roller coaster ride of gravity-defying action sequences and light comedy, Once Upon a Time..."

April 7, 1995 Movie Review by Joey O'Bryan

Shallow Grave
"...Boyle keeps the proceedings quick and humorous despite the gravity of the story. It's as much a comedy about..."

March 10, 1995 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Miracle on Thirty-Fourth Street
"...Mara Wilson is a winning and credible combination of gravity and giggles. McDermott as the romantic interest and Kris'..."

Nov. 18, 1994 Movie Review by Hollis Chacona

Bad Behavior
"...Rea, whose hangdog look gets a droopy workout -- gravity appears to be pulling at the edges of his..."

Nov. 12, 1993 Movie Review by Robert Faires

Why Has Bodhi-Dharma Left for the East?
"...compositions, painterly depictions of ponds and woods and hills, gravity in considering questions of life, death, and rebirth, emphasis..."

July 9, 1993 Movie Review by Robert Faires

Zentropa
"...film techniques that at once manage to convey the gravity of the eroding situation in a disoriented country and..."

Sept. 18, 1992 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Ladybugs
"...that he appears to have lost his center of gravity. (An extended potbelly custom-made for stretch polyester doesn't help.)..."

April 3, 1992 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Page Two
When Gravity Fails: Notes on the influence of Ed Lowry, 'Crazy Mama,' and not sweating the small stuff
"...And your gravity fails..."

Oct. 21, 2005 Column by Louis Black

Paradise
Ten years after Gravity, Alejandro Escovedo finds his "Paradise."
"..."Five Hearts Breaking," both from Escovedo's solo debut, 1992's Gravity. Like Thirteen Years, its equally heavy follow-up, Gravity is..."

June 28, 2002 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

The Color of My Parachute
120mph Straight Down
"...earth at the same rate of speed due to gravity?..."

Aug. 28, 1998 Features Feature by Kate X Messer

Marjorie Baumgarten's Top 10 List
"...4. Gravity The best popcorn movie of the year is a..."

Jan. 3, 2014 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

17th Annual Animation Show of Shows
Don Hertzfeldt's “World of Tomorrow” caps this mostly nifty program
"...was a kick for this former Space Camper – gravity’s a bitch, but losing it in a spinning anti-gravity..."

April 1, 2016 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Critics' Picks for the Week: Jan. 3-9, 2014
Our film critics pick their top three recommendations for the week.
"...Marjorie Baumgarten 12 Years a Slave Gravity Nebraska..."

Jan. 3, 2014 Movie Review

Steve Davis' Top 10 List
"...2. Gravity An amazing technical achievement on every level, this film..."

Jan. 3, 2014 Screens Feature by Steve Davis

The Austin Film Critics Have Spoken
AFCA announces its favorites of 2013 … ish
"...Jan. 10, 2014) 2) 12 Years a Slave 3) Gravity 4) The Wolf of Wall Street (Dec. 25) 5)..."

Dec. 17, 2013 Screens Post by Monica Riese

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