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Man on a Mission: Richard Garriott's Road to the Stars
This film is a behind-the-scenes document of Richard Garriott's quest to be the first second-generation astronaut in space and the actual journey.
"...takes on a life of its own in zero gravity – that sets expectations high for this documentary exploration..."

Jan. 20, 2012 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Letters @ 3AM
Science is an endeavor, an investigation, a body of knowledge, but it is also a behavior
"...We know what gravity is, right? Wrong. "Familiar as it may seem, gravity..."

May 23, 2008 Column by Michael Ventura

Day Trips
Marfa Gliders give visitors to West Texas a bird's-eye view of the landscape
"...and the sky seems to pull you out of gravity's grasp. At the vantage point of 2,000 feet up..."

Feb. 15, 2008 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Grind
"...is bound to be a runner-up. Competing with those gravity-defying Super-8 shots of Tony Alva catching righteous air above..."

Aug. 15, 2003 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Postmarks
ACC Needs Planning, Not Damning
"...Gravity's Rainbow is a work of genius. The hell with..."

June 20, 1997 Column

Unwind: Six Ways to De-Stress This Summer in Austin
Beer yoga, craft projects, and the perfect foot rub make our list
"...3) Want to escape the confines of gravity and feel your problems wash away? Zero Gravity Institute..."

May 18, 2018 Features Feature by Clara Wang

All Over Creation: Solstice Savings Time
How A Christmas Carol and Interstellar instruct us in surviving the holidays
"...to be running slower as well. That's because the gravity, which intensifies as Matthew gets closer to the black..."

Dec. 19, 2014 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Top 10 Most-Read Film Reviews of 2013
Hey, 'After Earth' lands on a list that isn't worst-of-year
"...3) Gravity (D: Alfonso Cuarón)..."

Jan. 4, 2014 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Nothing's Obscure: Five Local Art Treasures You May Have Overlooked
Because who can be in all the loops all the time?
"...going to stretch this post's theme by noting that gravity is local everywhere. We're going to stretch it, because..."

May 9, 2013 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Games People Play
Casual gaming's rise opens the doors for players and developers
"...of two weeks' time in August 2008, he released Gravity Hook online and helped put the finishing touches on..."

Feb. 19, 2010 Screens Feature by James Renovitch

'Theory' Doesn't Mean What They Think It Does!
"...reached this level are Atomic Theory, the Theory of Gravity, and the Theory of Evolution. The Theory of Gravity..."

Aug. 8, 2003 Postmarks

Graffiti on the Superhighway
The digital age has ushered a new era in visual art, with the Internet offering artists a new medium for the creation of art, an infinite space to display their work, and a marketing tool. But with this expansion of creative opportunities come sticky questions of ownership and the communal experience of art.
"...include a faster/slower device, a steering device, and a gravity on/gravity off/gravity reversed selector. As the viewer, I enable..."

Dec. 28, 2001 Arts Feature by Rob Curran

The New Sweet Style: A Novel
"...two decades: writers who are playful without ever feeling gravity's tug. But The New Sweet Style is actually a..."

Jan. 21, 2000 Books Review by Scott Blackwood

Music Reviews
"...Butthole Surfers' "Pottery," Sugar Ray's "10 Seconds Down," and Gravity Kills' blistering "Blame" -- all within the first seven..."

Sept. 20, 1996 Music Feature

El Chicano
A new superhero for the Latinx community (and everyone else)
"...that needed something to offset its own sense of gravity. It seems unfair to suggest that El Chicano could..."

May 10, 2019 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

Missing Link
More than just fuzzy fun in this latest stop-motion wonder
"...been worth every second of the wait. There’s a gravity, a mass, a physicality to stop motion that even..."

April 12, 2019 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

High Life
The tedium of space is nothing compared to the tedium of an unfulfilling story
"...numb to events by that point. Any sense of gravity is undercut by Denis' attempts at scathing insight, which..."

April 12, 2019 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Mapplethorpe
Matt Smith creates a startling portrait of the master photographer
"...like Patti Smith (Rendón, the first to escape Robert's gravity) and his first male model/lover, David Croland (O'Neill) but..."

March 15, 2019 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Replicas
What hath science wrought? A dull cloning thriller, that's what.
"...treats these revolutionary developments in science with all the gravity of a grocery run...."

Jan. 18, 2019 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Chronicle Recommends: Halloweenies
Deliciously spooky films for the scaring season
"...Bonus: "Summerween," Gravity Falls, 2012..."

Oct. 8, 2018 Screens Post by Chronicle Film Staff

The Meg
This giant shark tale simply lacks bite
"...however many millions of yuan Warner Brothers’ Chinese cohorts-cum-financiers Gravity Pictures threw into this summer action flick, it should..."

Aug. 10, 2018 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Truman
Spanish film deals with serious issues in subtle ways
"...the film goes on: Julián’s bravado diminishes as the gravity of his circumstances gradually sinks in, while Tomás’ initial..."

May 5, 2017 Movie Review by Steve Davis

SXSW Film Review: Bill Nye: Science Guy
TV science-maker is called into battle against willed ignorance
"...The moment recalls the Science Guy’s famous “gravity” episode, when he threw a watermelon, a computer, a..."

March 13, 2017 SXSW Post by Michael King

Passengers
Bound for a distant planet, two persons awake prematurely
"...stunning visuals (that kick-ass pool kicks ass back when gravity revolts) and doesn’t completely whiff at sequentially serving multiple..."

Dec. 23, 2016 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

"Painters Painting Painters" at Davis Gallery
With 10 artists making portraits of themselves and one another, it’s the variety of styles that provides the show’s strength
"...composition lend the utterly contemporary Offutt the kind of gravity and drama I would expect from a saint in..."

Oct. 28, 2016 Arts Review by Sam Anderson-Ramos

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
Tim Burton directs this film adaptation of the creepy kids' favorite
"...unique peculiarities, among them Emma’s (Purnell) complete disregard for gravity and weather, Enoch’s (MacMillan) resurrectional abilities, and Olive’s (McCrostie)..."

Sept. 30, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Star Trek Beyond
The Enterprise crew get trapped on a hostile planet
"...freshest bit, a hand-to-hand combat scene turned hurly-burly when gravity revolts. But the human scale – the tending to..."

July 29, 2016 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Genius
Editor Maxwell Perkins and author Thomas Wolfe collaborate in biopic
"...actor who knows his greatest strength is in his gravity, single-handedly hoiks up this middling biopic on the strength..."

June 24, 2016 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Revenant
Iñárritu’s Western loses the forest for the trees, but oh, what trees
"...Academy Awards for Cinematography – 2014’s Birdman and 2013’s Gravity – and his contributions to this 2015 Western cannot..."

Jan. 8, 2016 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Class in Session
A primer on Austin's most drinkable beers
"...The gravity of our profane situation as sweaty Austinites is that..."

Sept. 18, 2015 Food Feature by Eric Puga

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