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Ice Princess
This refreshingly femme-centric tale advocates on behalf of physics, feminism, and athleticism.
"...title bears little relation to the film’s actual content. Ice Princess is in fact a Cinderella story – and..."

March 25, 2005 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Singing with the Ice King
'Adventure Time' creator Pendleton Ward and star Tom Kenny go Mondo
"...So I spent my Saturday being serenaded by the Ice King from Cartoon Network's super-smash Adventure Time in the..."

April 30, 2012 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Nico Icon
"...don't know.” Nico -- legend, mystery, model, junkie, Teutonic ice princess, femme fatale, singer, actress, mother, death maiden --..."

May 3, 1996 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Frozen
This animated film mines Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tales for material, discards the most brutish bits, and applies a heavy Disney top gloss.
"...that place the film a cut above your average princess fare...."

Nov. 29, 2013 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Florida Project
Life in the happiest place on Earth
"...out lives in the low-rent motels that line the service roads leading to Disney World in Orlando, Fla...."

Oct. 13, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Shrek the Third
The big, green cash machine has finally run dry, perhaps not of box-office power but most assuredly of the caustic wit that made the first two films so winning.
"...cash machine, has finally run dry, perhaps not of box-office power, but most assuredly of the caustic, fractured fairy..."

May 18, 2007 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Chill Factor
"...an extended chase sequence/male bonding rite, piloting Gooding's stolen ice cream truck down twisty mountain roads while keeping one..."

Sept. 10, 1999 Movie Review by Russell Smith

The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie
Nautical nonsense from a highly absorbent animated hero.
"...next-door nemesis Squidward (Bumpass); musical hijinks at Goofy Goober's Ice Cream Party Boat; and little bits of wry wit..."

Nov. 19, 2004 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

The Rundown
The man-mountain known as the Rock is diminished by all the action clichés in his new picture.
"...Walken, Ewen Bremner and Jeff Chase. Like rocky road ice cream, The Rundown is chunky stuff, full of calories..."

Oct. 3, 2003 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

TV Eye: Let the Bloodletting Begin
Feeling lukewarm about Ice and Fire kick-starter Game of Thrones
"...on the bestselling fantasy book series A Song of Ice and Fire by George R.R. Martin, the series takes..."

April 15, 2011 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

Expand Your Mind With These 13 Psychedelic Bands at SXSW
"...Laura Carbone hails from Berlin, but a cliched Teutonic ice princess she most definitely is not. Last year's Empty..."

March 15, 2019 Music Feature by Michael Toland

Food Issue Extra Helpings: Reading Between the Lines
The weight of a family cookbook
"...tastes like, even if I can still hear the ice cream maker chug...."

Feb. 18, 2014 Food Post by Brandon Watson

Tuesday News Gay: Dec. 13
Queerty editor teams up with Gay Place for weekly news round-up
"...from Australia called "It's Time" — it'll melt your ice-princess heart. The ad is so good in fact, that..."

Dec. 13, 2011 Qmmunity Post by Daniel Villareal

TV Eye
A new workplace sitcom addresses the tough questions. Like, if eyeballs explode at minus 20 degrees Celsius.
"...Off Ted is less subtle than something like The Office. Instead, it gleefully veers toward the absurd, in the..."

March 13, 2009 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

Hustle
The 1975 film 'Hustle' is a great modern love story disguised as a neo-noir police procedural. Largely unappreciated at the time of its release, the situation has not improved greatly if we are to judge by this no-frills DVD release.
"...a great modern love story disguised as a neo-noir police procedural. Largely unappreciated at the time of its release,..."

July 8, 2005 Screens Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

What Color Is Your Parapluie?
The Umbrellas of Cherbourg
"...piece of filmmaking and a masterful celebration of the artifice of making movies, I know I once regarded Umbrellas..."

July 19, 1996 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

DVD Watch: 'Adventure Time: Fionna and Cake'
Cartoon Network's surrealist fantasy does crossplay
"...how come Wile E. Coyote gets that kick-ass delivery service in the middle of the desert...."

Feb. 23, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Royal Dish Deluxe
"...Pour all ingredients into a large bowl. Add ice and mix. Chill until frost forms. Garnish. Serves millions...."

Aug. 27, 1999 Books Feature

Pan
Peter Pan origin story goes off the plank
"...this Peter Pan origin story, scripted by Jason Fuchs (Ice Age: Continental Drift), plays topsy-turvy with J.M. Barrie’s beloved..."

Oct. 9, 2015 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Turandot
Calaf's quest for the heart of the icy princess Turandot is the stuff of legend and, in Austin Lyric Opera production of Puccini's opera, was an opportunity to hear some exquisite music excellently performed.
"...riddles correctly, riddles that are the keys to winning Princess Turandot's hand in marriage. But she is an icy..."

Nov. 28, 2003 Arts Review by Robi Polgar

Texas Book Festival 2017: The Full List
Dan Rather, Jeffrey Eugenides, the Bush sisters, and 291 more
"...and Die in L.A. Manuel Gonzales – The Regional Office Is Under Attack! Christine Granados – Fight Like a..."

Sept. 12, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

'Adventure Time' Returns to Mondo
This time, Jake and Finn bring some 'Regular Show' friends with them
"...Last year's Adventure Time show, and the accompanying belly-busting..."

June 10, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

The Prince & Me
Who says you can't be a princess and go to medical school too?
"...unstiff Stiles (who’s always had a bit of the princess about her, but modified by "ice") and the easy-on-the-eyes..."

April 9, 2004 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Max Keeble's Big Move
"...and silly enough to make family froth like The Princess Diaries look like Grand Illusion. It's cut from the..."

Oct. 5, 2001 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

October Previews
"...sleepy desert town in Texas. The scientists and the police must save the good citizens. Good thing these batshit..."

Sept. 10, 1999 Screens Feature

Summer Film Calendar
Your month-to-month guide to summer film
"...and Ewan McGregor belt out pop songs from the Police, U2, and Elton John (to name a few) in..."

May 25, 2001 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

Say Hello to Kitty
Join Austin writer Anna Hanks in her desperate search for the "Hello Kitty" hotline.
"...Kitty mugs, eat with Hello Kitty forks, and have ice cream in Hello Kitty bowls. They eat unlicensed Hello..."

Nov. 5, 1999 Features Feature by Anna Hanks

All Over Creation: Ode to Joy
In a week's worth of creative endeavors, delight proves illuminating
"...It all started with Princess Ida, the latest in an almost four-decade string of..."

June 28, 2013 Arts Column by Robert Faires

SXSW 2012 Film Lineup Announced
'21 Jump Street' selected as Centerpiece Film
"...Michael Bacall, Story by: Michael Bacall & Jonah Hill Police officers Schmidt (Jonah Hill) and Jenko (Channing Tatum) get..."

Feb. 1, 2012 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
"...by an asteroid that perhaps fell during the last ice age. Meltwater from the impact could have triggered a..."

Nov. 30, 2018 Column by Mr. Smarty Pants

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