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High Fidelity
" Rob's live-in girlfriend (Hjejle) walks out on him, High Fidelity traces the course of Rob's top-five relationships with..."

March 31, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

A Walking Contradiction: Texas High Schools, Football, and Concussions
Thousands of students mash helmets every weekend – at what cost?
"...the 2013 season, one of many involving thousands of high school football players in Texas...."

Oct. 30, 2013 Sports Post by Joseph Baucum

The Slow Dying of Johnston High
State accountability standards may close a school on the edge of survival
"...Eastside might have been a turning point for Johnston High School...."

Nov. 30, 2007 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

Binge Watching in Wi-Fidelity
Austin WebFest, Texas’ first webseries festival, kicks off tonight
" tonight. “We want to show that this is high caliber filmmaking.”..."

June 26, 2014 Screens Post by Fernie Martinez

Juliet, Naked
Nick Hornby adaptation debunks the myth of authenticity
"...have been the predominate wheelhouse of author Nick Hornby (High Fidelity), and this adaptation of his 2009 novel provides..."

Aug. 31, 2018 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

What'cha Watchin'?
Chronicle Editor Kimberley Jones gives this new cover of High Fidelity a spin
"...High Fidelity (Hulu)..."

Feb. 14, 2020 Screens Column by Kimberley Jones

Judi Dench and Steve Coogan star in this drama about the search for a woman's son who was taken from her when he was a toddler.
"...nice to see Stephen Frears – the director of High Fidelity, The Queen, and The Grifters back on firmer..."

Nov. 29, 2013 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Saving Silverman
"...feared that already -- it's that even Jack Black (High Fidelity, Tenacious D) and Steve Zahn (Out of Sight,..."

Feb. 9, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

About Nick Hornby
"...It was a scene right out of High Fidelity. Barreling down Guadalupe with a fierce, determined look..."

May 29, 1998 Books Feature

Love & Sex
"...material as Annie Hall and Stephen Frears’ more recent High Fidelity, Love & Sex follows a newly broken-hearted woman..."

Sept. 28, 2000 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

SXSW 2000 Film Festival and Conference
"...HIGH FIDELITYDir: Stephen Frears; Scr: Nick Hornby, DV deVincentis. Steve..."

March 24, 2000 Screens Feature by Peter Debruge

The Best Man Holiday
Fourteen years after the first film, this sequel finds our likable characters experiencing the pitfalls and promise of middle age.
" having a difficult pregnancy. Money woes plague the highly strung Julian (Perrineau), too; he’s having trouble finding donors..."

Nov. 15, 2013 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

SXSW Profiles
Thursday Night
"...The High Fidelity, Park Avenue, 1am Thursday "I'm really worried about..."

March 17, 2000 Music Feature by Mindy LaBernz

Romeo & Juliet
Till death do us part …
"...1968 adaptation had the distinction of introducing generations of high school boys to their first eyeful of boobies...."

Oct. 18, 2013 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Eight Men Out, The Grifters, Say Anything
"...loser (Being John Malkovich). With this Friday's opening of High Fidelity, based on the charming Nick Hornby novel about..."

March 31, 2000 Screens Review by Sarah Hepola

Show and Tell
Spring Previews 2000
"...her beat-up Yugo takes a long plunge off the highway into a river, it's up to an aloof small-town..."

Feb. 25, 2000 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

As the Years Go Passing By
Inner Sanctum Records and the Armadillo – rock & roll, Austin-historical-style
"...birthday in 1974, Wet Willie played the Armadillo, riding high on the charms of "Keep on Smilin'." Life was..."

Aug. 13, 2010 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Starry Eyes
Roky Erickson's monumental comeback
" Krc and Cam King, who both give the high sign. Under photographs of Elvis, Dolly Parton, and Kenny..."

Dec. 30, 2005 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Black and White and Rick All Over
The ABCs of 'The School of Rock'
"...rising since his recent turns in Orange County and High Fidelity. His pudgy and often untidy bearing belie the..."

Oct. 3, 2003 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

How I Won the War Against Stress With A Little Help From Vinyl & Tequila
Giving praise before the altar of the turntable
"...the Fish F-bombing Vietnam. The Sony Walkman appeared in high school, so New Wave cassettes (Clash, Elvis Costello, Joan..."

Oct. 2, 2020 Features Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Butler Opera Center's Così fan tutte
This production brings Mozart's test of female fidelity into the modern world of Tinder and high finance
"...we are transported to the pressurized world of present-day high finance, where the young men are executives and their..."

Nov. 3, 2017 Arts Review by Robi Polgar

Lay the Favorite
Stepehn Frears' latest – a Las Vegas comedy starring Bruce Willis, Rebecca Hall, Catherine Zeta-Jones, and others – opens exclusively at the local dollar house.
"...local dollar house. In this film, the director of High Fidelity, The Queen, and Dangerous Liaisons orchestrates a Las..."

Dec. 7, 2012 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

An Education
Everything about Scherfig’s coming-of-age story about a girl in the London suburb of Twickenham in 1961 is spot-on.
"...for the screen by Nick Hornby (About a Boy, High Fidelity), with a steady but subtle hand. Crowning An..."

Nov. 13, 2009 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Mrs. Henderson Presents
This staid British music-hall drama seems calculated to earn Judi Dench lots of award notices. Mission accomplished.
"...piercing as Dirty Pretty Things and as raucous as High Fidelity to this staid British music-hall drama that seems..."

Feb. 3, 2006 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

TV Eye
Why 'Love Monkey,' the newest 'Sex and the City' knockoff, might succeed where others failed
"...itself could be considered a knockoff of Nick Hornby's High Fidelity, later made into the 2000 film starring the..."

Jan. 27, 2006 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

Fever Pitch
Don’t go into the Farrelly brothers’ Fever Pitch seeking an adaptation along the lines of the merely Yankified remix of the Nick Hornby novel High Fidelity: This is not that – not even close.
"...the ups and downs (mostly downs) of the legendary Highbury, North London, footballers Arsenal F.C., and which serves as..."

April 8, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The School of Rock
In Linklater's studio-financed comedy hit, Jack Black brings his rock & roll vibe to riff-needy prep students.
"...Finn seems a more established take on his smartass High Fidelity record-store clerk (and it is), it’s also much,..."

Oct. 3, 2003 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Dirty Pretty Things
Stephen Frears’ low-key thriller casts its eye toward the furtive lives of London’s illegal immigrants.
"...Pretty Things, the estimable filmmaker Stephen Frears (The Grifters, High Fidelity) has concocted one of the most low-key thrillers..."

Aug. 29, 2003 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

About a Boy
"...managed, and fans of Hornby's writing (he also penned High Fidelity) will revel in the film's charms. Grant plays..."

May 17, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Shallow Hal
" Black's characterizations of the manic record-store geek in High Fidelity or the self-inflated rock & roll god in..."

Nov. 9, 2001 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

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