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My Big Fat Greek Wedding
"...not love a film that revolves around a dingy Greek restaurant called “Dancing Zorba's?” Impossible, I know, but that's..."

June 7, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2
This unasked-for sequel goes down like an overdose of baklava
"...original’s Windex gags, etymological jokes, and obsession with everything Greek: You laughed at this once before, why not again?..."

March 25, 2016 Movie Review by Steve Davis

UT's Queer Greek Life
An all-inclusive queer sorority founded at UT-Austin
"...For many people in the queer community, Greek life on college campuses can seem rather frightening. Fraternities..."

Jan. 25, 2017 Qmmunity Post by Courtney Naquin

Go Greek: AFS Essential Cinema
AFS Essential Cinema: From the Shadows: Greek Independent Cinema
"...Mention the phrase "Greek cinema" to most people, and you're likely to hear..."

Oct. 9, 2009 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Get Him to the Greek
Jonah Hill and Russell Brand make a well-matched odd couple, and their path to Hollywood is littered with the excesses of drugs and rock & roll.
"...star of his own movie, Get Him to the Greek. For his travel companion in this wacky road movie,..."

June 4, 2010 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Tino's Greek Cafe
The concept is genius, and there's actually more there than meets the eye
"...Tino's Greek Cafe..."

Sept. 9, 2005 Food Review by Mick Vann

Booze To-Go Is Here To Stay, APL’s Cookbook Reopens, Pinthouse Goes Large, Fancy Greek Noms In the Littlefield, and More
All the news that’s fit to get your taste buds quivering
"...New Greek restaurant Downtown? No, it’s not the return of legendary..."

May 5, 2021 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

We're Loving Eberly’s Loo, Bakery Lorraine’s Proud Macarons, Satellite’s Greek Tacos, Eastciders’ Yellowbird Flex, and – Who Says Mañana (Dos) Never Comes?
All the news that’s fit to get your taste buds quivering
"...crew at Satellite (5900 W. Slaughter) is calling them Greek Tacos. Not just to be cute, mind you, but..."

Aug. 3, 2022 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Christina Boutari Explains Greek Wines
Boutari is one of Greece’s oldest most respected wineries
"...Christina was elegant and quite knowledgeable, and since Greek wines are still relatively unknown, it was a great..."

Nov. 11, 2012 Food Post by Wes Marshall

Go Greek
Austin's Kate Beutner reads at BookPeople today
"...Out this month from SoHo Press Books, Alcestis rethinks Greek mythology’s most martyred wife. Publishers Weekly says Beutner “renders..."

Feb. 7, 2010 Books Post by Kimberley Jones

How Audacious to Not Know Hebrew or Greek!
"...read the Bible if they cannot read Hebrew and Greek?..."

Jan. 17, 2006 Postmarks

We're Loving Eberly’s Loo, Bakery Lorraine’s Proud Macarons, Satellite’s Greek Tacos, Eastciders’ Yellowbird Flex, and – Who Says Mañana (Dos) Never Comes?
All the news that’s fit to get your taste buds quivering

Aug. 5, 2022 Food Column by Wayne Alan Brenner

Booze To-Go Is Here To Stay, APL’s Cookbook Reopens, Pinthouse Goes Large, Fancy Greek Noms In the Littlefield, and More
All the news that’s fit to get your taste buds quivering

May 7, 2021 Food Column by Wayne Alan Brenner

Clash of the Titans
A messy assemblage of mythic odds and ends, Clash of the Titans takes a nosedive off Mount Olympus.
"...of international thespians essaying the roles of the major Greek deities – Laurence Olivier as Zeus, Maggie Smith as..."

April 2, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

My Life in Ruins
Nia Vardalos, who hit pay dirt with My Big Fat Greek Wedding, is on shakier ground with this clichéd story about an American tourist guide in Greece.
"...the sun-dappled water and cliffs did in Mamma Mia!’s Greek isle. Even though My Life in Ruins promotes the..."

June 5, 2009 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Captain Corelli's Mandolin
"...to it in that way. Set on the postcard-perfect Greek island of Cephalonia during its Italian occupation during World..."

Aug. 24, 2001 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Immortals
There's lots of numbingly choreographed chaos and lascivious bloodletting in this megabudget picture about the Greek gods by the visual stylist Tarsem Singh.
"...least on paper – to take on an actual Greek myth, or at least a cobbled-together one, in Immortals...."

Nov. 18, 2011 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Head On
"...Fotiou and Andrea Mandalis. As the woefully conflicted young Greek-Australian Ari, the feral, dynamic Dimitriades is less a teenage..."

Oct. 22, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief
A teenager's Greek mythology book comes to life and thrusts him into an adventure to recover Zeus' stolen lightning bolt.
"...as such. I haven't read Riordan's take on the Greek gods and their 20th century teen offspring vs. (presumably)..."

Feb. 19, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

To Ancient Troy (By Way of Denver)
Ancient Greece and modern Denver may seem an incongruous pairing, but in the new Greek epic Tantalus, produced by the Denver Center for the Performing Arts, they prove a striking fit, creating a work that's heroic.
"...six months to develop a new work of ancient Greek drama...."

Nov. 24, 2000 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Ulysses' Gaze
"...cheap shot that misrepresents the value and meaning of Greek director Angelopoulos' ambitious 180-minute work. Still, as easy as..."

June 13, 1997 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Eternity and a Day
"...Skevis and Bruno Ganz. To enter the world of Greek filmmaker Theo Angelopoulos is to gain a whole new..."

Sept. 24, 1999 Movie Review by Russell Smith

The Killing of a Sacred Deer
The director of The Lobster returns with another salvo
"...film allegory The Killing of a Sacred Deer. The Greek filmmaker takes no prisoners in this story that is..."

Oct. 27, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Connie and Carla
Witnessing a mob hit can be a real drag.
"...her first film, the ridiculously popular My Big Fat Greek Wedding, her comic touch registers more tepid than hot...."

April 23, 2004 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Liquid Assets
Wes Marshall goes Greek for his latest wine roundup.
"...Area Food Bank. The movie was My Big Fat Greek Wedding with food by the Pyramids restaurant. The wine..."

May 16, 2003 Food Column by Wes Marshall

Mighty Aphrodite
"...Aphrodite may take its thematic and structural cues from Greek tragedy, but it's second-rate Borscht Belt all the way...."

Nov. 10, 1995 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Ne Zha
Chinese animated legend tells a recognizable story with gusto
"...old tales as Disney's Hercules was to the original Greek myths. At heart, it's really a very standard tale..."

Aug. 30, 2019 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Vox Lux
Pop star drama is all off-key
"...anyway. Throughout the film, somewhere in the background, a Greek chorus echoes “nothing matters.” In a true capitalist maneuver,..."

Dec. 14, 2018 Movie Review by Danielle White

We the Animals
Growing up dysfunctional in this literary adaptation
"...fault”; the other, “it’s always our fault” in a Greek chorus of survivor logic...."

Sept. 14, 2018 Movie Review by Danielle White

Wonder Woman
The origin story of Diana, princess of the Amazons
"...a big girl’s game all the way, replete with Greek mythos, star-spangled corsetry, and an exhilarating performance from Israeli..."

June 2, 2017 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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