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Comedy, Just in Time, For Other Worlds' James Vs. His Future Self
Catch a Zoom Q&A with director Jeremy LaLonde
"...not, but if you're Jimmy, the time-traveling protagonist of James Vs. His Future Self, you would. Mainly because past-you..."

May 5, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Fun With Dick and Jane
The original version of this comedy was a little countercultural, a lot class-conscious, and a touch subversive; this remake is all farce when what is needed is satire.
"...offered more carefully, as her recent comedy outings in James L. Brooks’ Spanglish and Woody Allen’s Hollywood Ending have..."

Dec. 23, 2005 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Dick Dale
"...seems like this lead "Recommended" just happened, it did. Dick Dale was here only a few weeks ago (see..."

Feb. 23, 1996 Music Feature

The Haven
Exploring the grounds and sounds at the International Festival-Institute at Round Top
"...this place is the vision of former concert pianist James Dick, who, with his dedicated team, built, planted, and..."

June 4, 2004 Music Feature by Graham Reynolds

Funny People
With this story about comedians which stars Adam Sandler and Seth Rogen, filmmaker Judd Apatow rewrites his own songbook in the key of James L. Brooks, a tricky mix of humor and heartfelt.
"...a young comic named Ira (Rogen) asks the singer-songwriter James Taylor, who has just watched Ira’s set. “Do you..."

July 31, 2009 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Movie 43
This raunchy collection of short films drew A-list talent behind and in front of the camera.
"...Brill, Peter Farrelly, Will Graham, Steve Carr, Griffin Dunne, James Duffy, Jonathan van Tulleken, Elizabeth Banks, Patrik Forsberg, Brett..."

Feb. 1, 2013 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Founders Day
The 2010 class of the Austin Arts Hall of Fame
"...future of the arts and creativity in this city. James Dick..."

June 4, 2010 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

After a Fashion
Stephen's there as the fur and the rose petals fly ... and reconnects with Ken. No, not the doll, silly, the Neiman Marcus veep.
"...to the glorious Victorian home of Rich MacKinnon & James Rebok in Hyde Park for a Philippine Phusion spread..."

Feb. 9, 2007 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

SXSW Comedy: Your 2018 Lineup
March mirth blows in with Bloom, Offerman, Gaffigan, & Cavett
"...comedy greats as Rachel Bloom, Jim Gaffigan, Nick Offerman, James Adomian, and … Dick Cavett?..."

Feb. 27, 2018 Arts Post by Robert Faires

The Suicide Squad
James Gunn's bad guys doing good prove DC needs to get silly
"...Directed by: James Gunn. Starring: Margot Robbie, Idris Elba, John Cena, Viola..."

Aug. 6, 2021 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

A Guide to Austin Classical Music
The virtuosi who know the score and make beautiful music happen here
"...faculty members at the Butler School of Music, with James Dick at the Round Top Festival Institute, with his..."

April 26, 2019 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry
Newest Adam Sandler comedy Chuck & Larry is a movie full of weak moments, contrived to the point of painful, that quickly turns from wild farce to gay-agenda movie.
"...Directed by: Dennis Dugan. Starring: Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Jessica Biel, Dan Aykroyd, Ving Rhames, Steve Buscemi, Richard..."

July 20, 2007 Movie Review by Toddy Burton

Get Hard
Send this one directly to comedy jail
"...Kevin Hart, Alison Brie, Craig T. Nelson, Edwina Findley Dickerson, Ariana Neal and T.I....."

March 27, 2015 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Texas Medal of Arts Awards
The Texas Cultural Trust honors its fifth group of notable Texans in the arts
"...and founder of the International Festival-Institute at Round Top James Dick in Arts Education; Dallas philanthropist Edith O'Donnell in..."

April 3, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Dead Women Owned His Soul
An Interview with James Ellroy
"...doesn't just write noir fiction, he's lived it. He's James Ellroy...."

Feb. 14, 1997 Books Feature by Jesse Sublett

Bugsy
"...cartoon characters as he did last time out in Dick Tracy. His Bugsy is not anything close to a..."

Dec. 27, 1991 Movie Review by Kathleen Maher

Black Mass
Johnny Depp plays the notorious South Boston crime boss Whitey Bulger
"...crime drama about the notorious South Boston gang leader James “Whitey” Bulger, currently serving two consecutive life sentences, plus..."

Sept. 18, 2015 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

You Can't Go Home Again
Chronicle writer Jesse Sublett on why James Crumley, whose mystery The Final Country has recently been published, is the best writer from Texas to disown the state.
"...First, the answer is yes: James Crumley's new novel, The Final Country (Mysterious Press, $24.95),..."

Oct. 26, 2001 Books Feature by Jesse Sublett

A Vision Shared
Sonya Cohen and Dick Connette Last Forever
"...Dick Connette entered those pines one day, deep in the..."

Aug. 15, 1997 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Pootie Tang
This is a nutty story about the life of the fictional ghetto hero Pootie Tang, whose struggles against corporate America after selling out become the stuff of legend.
"...compared to Pootie), is a flash-dressing ghetto superstar, part James Bond, part Superfly, and general upstanding citizen. The bare-chested..."

July 6, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Panther
"...Bokeem Woodbine, Joe Don Baker, Marcus Chong, Tyrin Turner, Dick Gregory, M. Emmett Walsh and James Legros. After years..."

May 5, 1995 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Bicycle Thief
Police say James Clayton befriended – then ripped off – many Austin bicyclists
"...A guy named James Clayton who has lived in Austin for a little..."

April 10, 2009 News Feature by Rob D'Amico

Coming Soon To a Concert Hall Near You
What's ahead for the Austin Symphony Orchestra & Ballet Austin in 2004-2005
"...an international destination for lovers of classical music, pianist James Dick. Next season's Sarah & Ernest Butler Pops Series..."

May 28, 2004 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Day Trips
Capt. Day Trips drops the 411 on Round Top, Texas
"...between Austin and Houston an international reputation. Concert pianist James Dick began building Festival Hill with the acquisition of..."

March 12, 2004 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Your Highness
This vulgar medieval travesty is awfully good fun when it works.
"...Directed by: David Gordon Green. Starring: Danny McBride, James Franco, Natalie Portman, Toby Jones, Justin Theroux, Zooey Deschanel,..."

April 8, 2011 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Clean Slate
"...Directed by: Mick Jackson. Starring: Dana Carvey, Valeria Golino, James Earl Jones, Kevin Pollack, Michael Murphy and Michael Gambon...."

May 13, 1994 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Blood & Concrete: A Love Story
"...Reiner. Starring: Billy Zane, Jennifer Beals, Darren McGavin and James Le Gros. Joey Turks (Zane) is a none-too-bright Hollywood..."

Nov. 22, 1991 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Hierarchy of Hell
"...Ronnie James Dio, 66, wins. And Tony Iommi, 60, with the..."

Aug. 27, 2008 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Wheeler Walker, Jr. Kicks Ass/Eats Out
Meet the LeBron James of country music
"...The healthy-sized crowd inside Grizzly Hall roared as LeBron James made history Sunday night, leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to..."

June 21, 2016 Music Post by Bryan Rolli

Food-O-File
"...Round Top. Just down the road from Winedale, where James Ayres' students perform Shakespeare in a cedar barn, and..."

Nov. 20, 1998 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

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