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Can Austin Kick-Start the Hybrid-Car Future?
Austin Energy looks toward 'electrifying the transportation grid'
"...Imagine thousands of next-generation plug-in hybrid vehicles on the road, capable of traveling 20 to..."

Oct. 22, 2004 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Texas Book Festival Goes Hybrid in 2021
October fest blends the virtual and a return of live events
"...than 175 guests, one can only imagine the 2021 hybrid will include an even larger contingent of book scene..."

May 17, 2021 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Austin Polish Film Festival Goes Hybrid for 2020
The extended festival takes a virtual look at Warsaw
"...and December. They are also presenting titles via a hybrid model: Instead of moving fully online, films are available..."

Nov. 27, 2020 Screens Feature by Naomi Brady

Plug-in Hybrid Cars: Coming Soon to Austin, Detroit, and Your Driveway?
Support for plug-in technology building nationally and locally
"...first automaker to announce plans to build a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle. Unwilling to cede its green throne, Toyota..."

Dec. 8, 2006 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Excited About Hybrid Cars
"...and narrow self-interest. Then along comes the plug-in gas/electric hybrid automobile, the vehicle for all occasions ["Can Austin Kick-Start..."

Oct. 26, 2004 Postmarks

Go Meatless Before Hybrid
"...as much as switching from an SUV to a hybrid car. Folks who care about the future of life..."

June 20, 2006 Postmarks

Plug-In Hybrid Vehicles Conference in Works
"...with plans to hold a national conference on plug-in hybrid vehicles, which can be charged from electrical outlets. Mayor..."

Jan. 17, 2008 News Post by Michael May

Sci-Fi Film Festival Foresees a Hybrid Future for Its In-Person Return
Other Worlds comes to Galaxy Highland and beyond
"...Hybrids have always been the future. Whether it's Dr. Moreau's..."

Dec. 3, 2021 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Hybrid Reality
Fiction and real life collide in these films

March 10, 2017 Screens Feature

Naked City
City leaders announce plan to push hybrid cars here and nationwide
"...refuse: a call for the mass production of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles capable of triple-digit fuel economy and up..."

Aug. 26, 2005 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

A Greener Formula
F1 racing introducing biofuels, hybrid engines
"...big change comes in 2013 with the introduction of hybrid engines...."

Dec. 10, 2010 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

Tejano
Stone-cold thriller across the Mexican border
"...The film is an action-packed thriller-Western hybrid, but it takes a dreamy pace in setting up..."

Jan. 11, 2019 Movie Review by Danielle White

Lean on Pete
Equine tale is a lot deeper than the cheesy subject suggests.
"...Jønck and a pitch-perfect cast, this is a sweet-and-sour hybrid film of the terrible now that also recalls some..."

April 20, 2018 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Wonder
Treacly feel-good drama nevertheless has helpful life lessons
"...and Mandy Patinkin makes for an awesome Dumbledore/Santa Claus hybrid...."

Nov. 17, 2017 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Loving Vincent
A lushly painted but boring story of the life of the famous artist
"...you to glean from the press materials for this hybrid doc on the death of the famous artist Vincent..."

Oct. 13, 2017 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Alien: Covenant
More chest-bursting fun in space
"...in movies, but the decision to give Waterston a hybrid bowl-cut/Prince Valiant bob is one of the most ill-advised..."

May 19, 2017 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Deepwater Horizon
Mark Wahlberg stars in this throwback to Seventies disaster films
"...would look nothing like Peter Berg’s Deepwater Horizon, a hybrid/throwback to Seventies disaster films that documents the catastrophic event..."

Sept. 30, 2016 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Spring
A genre-tinged story about a love affair abroad keeps us guessing
"...be a deal-breaking tonal trainwreck, but when such a hybrid works – and Spring, the second feature from directing..."

March 20, 2015 Movie Review by William Goss

The Congress
This live-action/animated hybrid starring Robin Wright is total stoner bait.
"...against Big Pharma and an overmedicated citizenry, the live-action/animated hybrid The Congress is total stoner bait. The second film..."

Aug. 29, 2014 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Black Nativity
Kasi Lemmons’ adaptation of this Langston Hughes work is a muddled church-time reverie.
"...A hybrid of Hallmark Hall of Fame and Glee, Lemmons’ muddled..."

Nov. 29, 2013 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Metallica: Through the Never
The 32-year-old British quartet is shown in depth that only begins with the 3-D.
"...dark Atlantic waters of that concept, Metallica updates the hybrid head on, wrapping its own live show in a..."

Sept. 27, 2013 Movie Review by Raoul Hernandez

This Is the End
Be mindful when partying at James Franco's house: You could get stuck there for the apocalypse with Seth Rogen and Co.
"...This Is the End is a comedy/disaster-film hybrid that’s written and directed by the team of Evan..."

June 14, 2013 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Quartet
A charming, funny, and sentimental comedy/drama about former opera singers living in a home for retired musicians.
"...This is a worthy entry into that drama/comedy/romance hybrid genre of ensemble-acted older-retired-Brits made popular by 2011’s The..."

Jan. 25, 2013 Movie Review by Louis Black

This Must Be the Place
In this odd but intriguing concoction, Sean Penn disappears into the strange body of a retired goth rock god who leaves his Dublin castle and goes on a road trip across America to hunt a Nazi prison guard.
"...glory with Nazi-hunting and American road-tripping creates an odd hybrid that is completely transfixing, although some viewers are likely..."

Nov. 16, 2012 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Priest
A warrior priest is on a mission to recapture his niece from murderous vampires.
"...in herding the creatures onto reservations. Now a human-vampire hybrid listed in the credits as Black Hat (Urban) has..."

May 20, 2011 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Hop
Some films are saccharine, but Hop is pure sugar – processed sugar.
"...are saccharine, but Hop is pure sugar. This Easter-themed hybrid of live action and digital animation is a confectioner’s..."

April 1, 2011 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Oscar-Nominated Short Films 2011: Animation
Get a leg up on your Oscar pool by checking out all the nominees in this category.
"...which turns out to be a sort of mechanical/extraterrestrial hybrid with spindly alien legs and whirring cogs and gears...."

Feb. 11, 2011 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Black Swan
Darren Aronofsky and Natalie Portman whip things into a baroque frenzy in this crazed hybrid of drama and horror set amid a ballet corps.
"...sorts in the deliciously wackadoodle Black Swan. This drama-horror hybrid, set within a New York ballet company, strikes a..."

Dec. 10, 2010 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Leaves of Grass
Edward Norton plays dual roles as twin brothers from Oklahoma in this off-kilter mash-up of comedy and drama that co-stars Susan Sarandon and Richard Dreyfuss.
"...comedy and jolting, third-act violence. It's a jarringly realistic hybrid that echoes the more surreal aspects of real, rural..."

Sept. 24, 2010 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.
"...way to tell if author Riordan's teens ’n’ gods hybrid works on the printed page without having read it,..."

Feb. 19, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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