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That Evening Sun
Hal Holbrook has the lead role as a crotchety but wily old-timer in this Southern-fried melodrama.
"...Directed by: Scott Teems. Starring: Hal Holbrook, Ray McKinnon, Walter Goggins, Mia Wasikowska, Carrie Preston,..."

March 19, 2010 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Men of Honor
"...Tillman Jr.. Starring: David Keith, Powers Boothe, Michael Rapaport, Hal Holbrook, Aunjanue Ellis, Charlize Theron, Cuba Gooding Jr. and..."

Nov. 10, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Eye of God
"...by: Tim Blake Nelson. Starring: Martha Plimpton, Kevin Anderson, Hal Holbrook, Nick Stahl, Richard Jenkins, Maggie Moore and Mary..."

Dec. 5, 1997 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

SXSW Film
Reviews and interviews
"...Evening SunNarrative Feature, Narrative Competition D: Scott Teems; with Hal Holbrook, Mia Wasikowska, Ray McKinnon, Walton Goggins, Carrie Preston..."

March 20, 2009 Screens Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

OT: Our Town
"...working up the same material. The earlier production (with Hal Holbrook, Ned Beatty, and Barbara Bel Geddes) ends up..."

Aug. 15, 2003 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Promised Land
Matt Damon and John Krasinski star in this modern morality tale about fracking in America; Gus Van Sant directs.
"...Starring: Matt Damon, John Krasinski, Frances McDormand, Rosemarie DeWitt, Hal Holbrook, Terry Kinney, Scoot McNairy, Titus Welliver, Tim Guinee..."

Jan. 4, 2013 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Into the Wild
Sean Penn adapts Jon Krakauer's bestselling mystery adventure to the screen with frequently stunning but ultimately unsatisfactory results.
"...Brian Dierker, Catherine Keener, Vince Vaughn, Kristen Stewart and Hal Holbrook. On April 28, 1992, a scraggly 24-year-old tramp..."

Oct. 19, 2007 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Hush
"...Starring: Jessica Lange, Gwyneth Paltrow, Johnathon Schaech, Nina Foch, Hal Holbrook, Debi Mazar and David Thornton. Another in the..."

March 6, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Chronicle Recommends: Scary Political Thrillers
If current politics aren't scary enough for you, check out these films
"...violent criminals get off on technicalities, gets recruited by Hal Holbrook into a shadow court that metes out its..."

Oct. 7, 2016 Screens Post by Chronicle Film Staff

Letters at 3AM: The Lincolns of Hollywood
It is dangerous to view history through the eyes of sentimentality
"...miniseries, a six-part effort directed by George Schaefer, starring Hal Holbrook. Holbrook, like Walter Huston, portrayed raw strength and..."

Nov. 30, 2012 Column by Michael Ventura

Fantastic Fest: 'Nevermore'
One-man Poe show closes festival
"...candle and ending with its snuffing out. Much like Hal Holbrook did with Mark Twain or Simon Callow did..."

Oct. 4, 2010 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Chronicle Recommends: Fictional Presidents of Film and TV
Take a break from #45 with these fictional Commanders in Chief
"...Pryor pounds the skins in his film debut, and Hal Holbrook, Millie Perkins, and Diane Varsi add just the..."

Jan. 20, 2017 Screens Post by Chronicle Film Staff

ATX TV Fest Drops First Round of Panels
Designing Women and Northern Exposure reunions planned
"...as cast members Delta Burke, Jean Smart, Annie Potts, Hal Holbrook, Gerald McRaney, and Douglas Barr to reminisce about..."

Nov. 17, 2016 Screens Post by Josh Kupecki

Lincoln
Despite a monumental performance by Daniel Day-Lewis, Spielberg's film has a fussed-over theatricality that's hard to escape.
"...Sally Field, David Straithairn, Tommy Lee Jones, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Hal Holbrook, James Spader, John Hawkes, Gloria Reuben, Lee Pace,..."

Nov. 16, 2012 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Water for Elephants
Based on a bestselling novel, this 1930s-set film stars Robert Pattinson, Reese Witherspoon, and Christoph Waltz.
"...Francis Lawrence. Starring: Reese Witherspoon, Robert Pattinson, Christoph Waltz, Hal Holbrook and Paul Schneider. In this adaptation of Sara..."

April 29, 2011 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Ann, Taylor-made
A stage tribute to Ann Richards becomes Ms. Holland's opus
"...to her job on the sitcom Two and a Half Men when the notion of creating the one-woman vehicle..."

April 29, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Passion Project
Fantastic Fest and its home base the Alamo Drafthouse have only gotten bigger, but its heart – pure and pulpy – stays the same
"...now possible for anyone with modest means and the wherewithal to become a "filmmaker." And this is nowhere more..."

Sept. 24, 2010 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

SXSW 2009 Film Festival
Go out and explore. With so many options, it's hard to go wrong.

March 20, 2009 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

SXSW 09 Film Awards
And the winners are ...
"...Ensemble Cast: That Evening Sun (D: Scott Teems; with Hal Holbrook, Mia Wasikowska, Raymond McKinnon, Walton Goggins, Carrie Preston)..."

March 20, 2009 Screens Feature

SXSW 09 Film Lineup Announced
What's all the ruckus? Why, it's the SXSW Film lineup!
"...under the Tennessee sun erupts, inevitably, into savagery. Cast: Hal Holbrook, Mia Wasikowska, Ray McKinnon, Walton Goggins, Carrie Preston..."

Feb. 1, 2009 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Down We Go
Revisiting Renaissance man Robert Thom's prolific and hellish Hollywood visions
"...then, the camera pulls back to reveal a grand hallway of traditionally great art, including paintings, furniture, and statuary...."

Aug. 10, 2007 Screens Feature by Louis Black

Wreck of the Elizabeth Dane
Ghost stories
"...The Fog. Follow-up to the previous year’s indie tide-turner, Halloween, the filmmaker’s fourth big-screen hit and run blunts its..."

July 13, 2007 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

The Majestic
"...Laurie Holden, James Whitmore, David Ogden Stiers, Ron Rifkin, Hal Holbrook and Amanda Detmer. The “Majestic” may be the..."

Dec. 21, 2001 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Anna Bella Eema
In Anna Bella Eema three women sitting behind TV trays spin an incredible tale of a girl who builds a girl out of mud and what happens when she comes to life. And as written by Lisa D'Amour and directed by Katie Pearl, it is glorious, with a beauty and depth almost beyond language.
"...communicate their vision so astonishingly well suggests that maybe half of those many eyes are also used to speak..."

May 18, 2001 Arts Review by Wayne Alan Brenner

Night of the Living Dead, Dawn of the Dead, Day of the Dead, Creepshow, Maniac
"...Richard Liberty. CREEPSHOWD: George Romero (1982); with Adrienne Barbeau, Hal Holbrook, Leslie Nielsen, EG Marshall, Ted Danson. MANIAC D:..."

March 24, 2000 Screens Review by Jerry Renshaw

Waking the Dead
"...Starring: Lawrence Dane, Sandra Oh, Janet Mcteer, Molly Parker, Hal Holbrook, Jennifer Connelly and Billy Crudup. Director Keith Gordon,..."

March 24, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Show and Tell
Spring Previews 2000
"...with Billy Crudup, Jennifer Connelly, Molly Parker, Janet McTeer, Hal Holbrook...."

Feb. 25, 2000 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Wild in the Streets
Crazed screenwriter Robert Thom penned this AIP exploitation picture about what happens when the voting age is lowered to 14 and the new electorate votes in a fascist pop idol.
"...Barry Shear. Starring: Christopher Jones, Shelley Winters, Diane Varsi, Hal Holbrook, Millie Perkins, Ed Begley, Richard Pryor and Bert..."

Jan. 13, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Bachelor
"...Carey, Brooke Shields, Peter Ustinov, Edward Asner, James Cromwell, Hal Holbrook, Renee Zellweger and Chris O'Donnell. Chris O'Donnell as..."

Nov. 12, 1999 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Roll 'Em
March
"...The genius of a mentally challenged woman (Elisabeth Shue) is unlocked when she undergoes a..."

Feb. 26, 1999 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

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