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Black and White and Rick All Over
The ABCs of 'The School of Rock'
"...Actor Jack Black, screenwriter and actor Mike White, and director Richard..."

Oct. 3, 2003 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
"...Orlando Bloom, Geoffrey Rush, Jonathan Pryce, Keira Knightley and Jack Davenport. Having already played the greatest lover of all..."

July 11, 2003 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Black Dog
"...since the glory days of CB radios and convoys. Black Dog does nothing to alter that situation. It's the..."

May 8, 1998 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit
In something of a prequel, this is Jack Ryan's origin story – before Tom Clancy got his hooks in him.
"...ticking clocks are not made equal. Corroborating evidence: When Jack Ryan (Pine) warns, “Once I start the audit …”..."

Jan. 24, 2014 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Black Jack
"...genius who operates without a license and dresses in black. When a breed of superhumans falls prey to a..."

July 13, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Black Balloon
This prize-winning Australian film is a moving, youth-oriented work, featuring lovely performances by Toni Collette and Gemma Ward.
"...to bring a girl home to … but then Jackie (Ward) isn't your run-of-the-mill Eighties prom queen. A classmate..."

April 10, 2009 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Jack White and Dave Matthews Announce Austin Dates
Both to "Crash Into" the Circuit of the Americas in 2018
"...Former White Stripes rocker Jack White and Lady Bird soundtracker Dave Matthews have announced..."

Jan. 16, 2018 Chron Events Post by Mark Fagan

Bedside Manner: Black Holes, Fake Legs, and the Shaggs
Confessions of a late-night page-flipper
"...As you can see, my handsome astrophysicist's Death by Black Hole is on top. It's been my go-to for..."

Jan. 31, 2011 Books Post by Audra Schroeder

The Trials and Success of Tom Laughlin's 'Billy Jack'
Politics and pacifism on the East Coast
"...the stature of cultural archetypes. Laughlin had played Billy Jack in four movies. Two of them were huge box..."

Jan. 2, 2014 Screens Post by Louis Black

Black Panther Comic Writer Evan Narcisse on Heroes and Afro-Futurism
From Austin to Wakanda
"...Marvel's Black Panther follows the story of T'Challa, the king of..."

Feb. 16, 2018 Screens Feature by Moisés Chiullán

'Black and White Photograph'
The second-place story
"...fountain pens, and yellowed bank drafts, there is a black-and-white photo of her in an old, air mail envelope..."

Feb. 8, 2013 Books Feature by Bill Cryer

Jack White
Zilker Park, Oct. 13
"...Despite Jack White's celebrated solo debut, Blunderbuss, people were here to..."

Oct. 19, 2012 Music Feature by Luke Winkie

Revenge of the Creature From the Black Lagoon
"...Directed by: Jack Arnold. Starring: Nestor Paiva, John Broomfield, Lori Nelson and..."

June 22, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Black Like Who?
Baratunde Thurston lightens up the conversation on race, technology, and social change
"...digital director of The Onion, a co-founder of the Jack & Jill Politics blog, a possible Twitter addict, and..."

March 2, 2012 Screens Feature by Cindy Widner

How $50,000 Is Shaking Up Austin's Black Artists Buried Treasure
"...problem, Mitchell's bid to boost funding was approved. The Black Arts Alliance (BAA), an organization set up 14 years..."

Feb. 23, 1996 Arts Feature by Danielle McClelland

Linklater/Hawke/Black: The Complete Transcript
"...is the subject of a new documentary by Louis Black, Richard Linklater: dream is destiny, co-directed with Karen Bernstein...."

March 11, 2016 Screens Feature

Liquid Black Licorice
Jägermeister and music go together like clubbing and hangovers
"...was that syrupy substance affectionately known as Jäger, liquid black licorice mythically fueled by deer blood...."

July 5, 2013 Music Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Everything Went Black: Five Hits From Hell
What to watch this Halloween
"...tag line to this 1968 low-budgeter from QT fave Jack Hill. It's theme song alone (warble-growled by a notoriously..."

Oct. 24, 2012 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

Black Mountain Lullaby
Catching Up With Caroline Herring
"...“Then there’s ‘Black Mountain Lullaby,’ which is about a mountain top removal,..."

Sept. 12, 2012 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

The Day After Black Wednesday
"...holiday. Post office retiree and regular volunteer holiday server Jack Heffington says no one is turned away. "People know..."

Nov. 27, 2015 News Feature by Kate X Messer

Everything Went Black: Rewriting Sight & Sound's Top Ten
What, no Polanski?
"...International Pictures trashy-fun sci-fi potboilers of the 1950s to Jack Hill's Lolita-gothic Spider Baby and beyond -- I can't..."

Aug. 29, 2012 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

Black Wedding Tonight!
Bride of Frankentstein at the Alamo Ritz
"...ever-influential lightning-bolt coiffure, courtesy of Universal's famed make-up artist Jack Pierce...."

March 28, 2010 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

Back to 'School of Rock'
Get schooled on the film by Mike White, Jack Black, and Richard Linklater in time for its 10th anniversary
"...Jack Black was 34 when The School of Rock was..."

Aug. 23, 2013 Screens Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Richard Linklater: dream is destiny
Doc on local filmmaker is a thoughtful portrait
"...Directed by: Louis Black and Karen Bernstein...."

Aug. 26, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The D Train
Jack Black stars in this unorthodox comedy about a high school reunion
"...Directed by: Jarrad Paul and Andrew Mogel. Starring: Jack Black, James Marsden, Kathryn Hahn, Jeffrey Tambor, Russell Posner,..."

May 8, 2015 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny
How much you'll love (or loathe) JB and KG's passion for the power chord and all it entails will depend, most likely, on your familiarity with the duo beforehand.
"...Directed by: Liam Lynch. Starring: Jack Black, Kyle Gass, Tim Robbins, Ben Stiller, Amy Poehler,..."

Nov. 24, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Orange County
"...Starring: Lily Tomlin, Leslie Mann, John Lithgow, Catherine O'Hara, Jack Black, Schuyler Fisk and Colin Hanks. After he discovers..."

Jan. 11, 2002 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Saving Silverman
"...Neil Diamond, Amanda Detmer, R. Lee Ermey, Amanda Peet, Jack Black, Steve Zahn and Jason Biggs. If your life..."

Feb. 9, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Bernie
Jack Black, Shirley MacLaine, and Matthew McConaughey star in Richard Linklater's latest film – an East Texas true-crime story with a comic touch.
"...Directed by: Richard Linklater. Starring: Jack Black, Shirley MacLaine, Matthew McConaughey, Brady Coleman, Richard Robichaux,..."

April 27, 2012 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Gulliver's Travels
In this update of the satiric Jonathan Swift novel, Jack Black plays s travel writer who becomes lost on the island of Lilliput.
"...Directed by: Rob Letterman. Starring: Jack Black, Jason Segel, Emily Blunt, Amanda Peet, Billy Connolly..."

Dec. 31, 2010 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

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