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Moving Toward the Edge of Grace
The new and the familiar at Blue Lapis Light's new home
"...and release in superhuman height and momentary escapes from gravity, as long as they only test, not break, the..."

Sept. 18, 2015 Arts Feature by Jonelle Seitz

X Games Info
Don't know a railslide from a tailslide? Not sure if you got roosted or yard saled? We're here to help.
"...like the 360 bike flip. But it's the two gravity-defying categories, the Big Air and Vert, that take our..."

June 6, 2014 Sports Feature

The Monuments Men
George Clooney's star-studded account of the Allied rescue of the stolen art treasures of WW2 has many great scenes but no center.
"...trilogy) or in riskier, more daring roles (The Descendants, Gravity). All of which makes The Monuments Men such a..."

Feb. 7, 2014 Movie Review by Louis Black

Oscar's Texas Ties
Academy Award nominations dropped this morning
"...From Gravity and American Hustle's 10 nominations each to Jonah Hill's..."

Jan. 16, 2014 Screens Post by Monica Riese

Feast Your Eyes
Introducing the banner crop of 2013 films
"...5) Gravity (16)..."

Jan. 3, 2014 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Kimberley Jones' Top 10 List
"...The Wolf of Wall Street, Gravity, Room 237..."

Jan. 3, 2014 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

All Is Lost
In this near-wordless film, Robert Redford is compulsively watchable as a man trying to save himself from his sinking ship.
"...from comparison to the similarly minded but more Hollywood-friendly Gravity, which mucked up its technical brilliance with a manhandling..."

Nov. 8, 2013 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Ender's Game
Orson Scott Card's supposedly unfilmable militaristic sci-fi novel makes the leap to screen.
"...the best CGI effects work I've seen since, uh, Gravity. It's not Card's Game anymore, but it is about..."

Nov. 1, 2013 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Kick-Ass 2
Kick-Ass and Hit-Girl are back for more bloody and profane to bust more supervillain heads.
"...Marty (Duke), costumed as the chubby Battle Guy, Dr. Gravity (Faison), and the slinky Night Bitch (Booth). They’re all..."

Aug. 16, 2013 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

There's Gonna Be an Octopus Alone in Austin on Saturday
But, wait – author Divya Srinivasan's gonna be there with it!
"...of which, as that beach scene in Thomas Pynchon's Gravity's Rainbow reminds us, possesses a large visual cortex) could..."

May 22, 2013 Books Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

The Croods
Animated cave dwellers are stealth charmers.
"...Gravity-defying acrobatics are standard operating procedure in cartoons – no..."

March 22, 2013 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Middle of Nowhere
In this Sundance-honored film, a woman has to figure out what to do after her husband is sentenced to eight years in prison.
"...the sort of film that has the kind of gravity and authority that sneaks up on the viewer. At..."

Oct. 26, 2012 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Mapping Music With Thomas Dolby
Still 'Blinded by Science' and sound
"...I asked if he's considered performing in anti-gravity, and we had a good laugh about what that..."

Oct. 22, 2012 Music Post by William Harries Graham

Sleepless Night
Purloined cocaine, his kidnapped son, and a den of thieves who wish him ill cause one man to have a very desperate night in this taut French thriller.
"...crackerjack. And in an era of supermuscled leads and gravity-defying action choreography, there's something pleasurably old-fashioned to the film's..."

May 11, 2012 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

9/11 Doubter Selling His Book Online
"...the plane crashes up top causes their destruction from gravity downward. That's why the first evidence of the South..."

Sept. 23, 2011 Postmarks

Perry the Executioner
Texas leads the country in executions, and Rick Perry holds the record tally
"...2001. "I have always exercised this power with the gravity due such a life and death decision. And I..."

Sept. 16, 2011 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Shaolin
In this rousing film, a compassionate Buddhist philosophy underpins what might have been just another Hong Kong period piece about power-mad warlords and their blood-spattered brinkmanship.
"...Master, The Transporter series), stages some stunningly crafted and gravity-defying fight choreography, seamlessly incorporating wirework and minimal CGI...."

Sept. 9, 2011 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Cute Local Game Alert!
Local developers create two achingly cute games
"...involving little more than spinning the circular levels using gravity to get the otherwise useless plush companion to the..."

Sept. 3, 2011 Screens Post by James Renovitch

Mars Needs Moms
Based on a children's book by Berkely Breathed, this animated film looks good but lacks emotion.
"...Though space helmets are worn and the laws of gravity are paid lip service, few other scientific facts about..."

March 11, 2011 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Things I Learned at Fantastic Arcade
A smattering of smart things people said about video games
"...According to locals Adam Saltsman (Canabalt, Gravity Hook), David Kalina (Spider), and Mike Wilford ('Splosion Man),..."

Sept. 27, 2010 Screens Post by James Renovitch

Day Trips
The Real Ale brewery tour in Blanco is a beer lover's dream come true
"...folks who understand words like "wort," "mash," and "specific gravity," this is total immersion in the art of craft..."

July 30, 2010 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

District 13: Ultimatum
This French import is a nervy, comic action sequel that weds the sport of parkour with detective work.
"...but a springboard to a higher (or lower) plane. Gravity? That's so American. As with its predecessor, Ultimatum pairs..."

March 5, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Links to the Casual Revolution
You've read the feature story, now click the blog
"...creations. Might I be so bold as to recommend Gravity Hook and Fathom? As for Mike Wilford's Twisted Pixel..."

Feb. 18, 2010 Screens Post by James Renovitch

I Love You, Man
Paul Rudd stars in this "bromance" comedy in which sweet scenes of male camaraderie contrast with moments of gross-out humor.
"...the center of Peter’s universe, the faceless force of gravity that silently and without personality ties him to the..."

March 20, 2009 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Day Trips
Wimberley Zipline Adventures offers Hill Country thrill-seekers a ride they won't forget
"...the takeoff points. Once you hook onto the cable, gravity does all the work, and you can enjoy the..."

June 27, 2008 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Old 97's
"...Old 97's Blame It on Gravity (New West)..."

May 16, 2008 Music Review by Melanie Haupt

Meet Bill
Aaron Eckhart stars in this middle-aged wake-up call whose message – trust yourself and find your inner child – is tired but expressed with a whole lot of enthusiasm.
"...his body ballooned and succumbed to the pull of gravity. With a mop of unstylish hair, a closet full..."

May 2, 2008 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Page Two: Welcome to the Funhouse
Republicans' rhetorical sleight of hand has allowed them to distort this country's founding principles while seeming to uphold them
"...on a startling downward angle, objects seemed to defy gravity. On the pool table, the balls rolled upward, as..."

Jan. 25, 2008 Column by Louis Black

Martian Child
Only in Hollywood can a movie about alien children be boring, although the terrific performances of John Cusack and Bobby Coleman help redeem this predictable mush.
"...such as wearing a weight belt to fight Earth’s gravity and renaming the family dog Flomar (it’s Martian for..."

Nov. 2, 2007 Movie Review by Toddy Burton

They Might Be Angels
For Blue Lapis Light, dance artists Laura Cannon and Nicole Whiteside become heavenly creatures
"...their movements have the aggressive athleticism of humans defying gravity, creatures of the earth battling their way into the..."

Oct. 5, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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