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G.I. Jesus
Jesus Feliciano is a Mexican national who joins the Marines to gain U.S. citizenship and returns home from Iraq with a nasty case of post-traumatic stress disorder.
"...found out I’d be reviewing a movie called G.I. Jesus, I imagined something truly blasphemous awaited me. My mind..."

March 23, 2007 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Review: Jesus Christ Superstar
New touring production electrifies with freshness and urgency
"...first notes of the 50th Anniversary touring production of Jesus Christ Superstar – that sinuous, ominous electric guitar line..."

Oct. 15, 2019 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Jesus Revolution
Tedious retelling of the era of the Jesus freaks preaches to the choir
"...zeitgeist of sex, drugs, and rock & roll in Jesus Revolution resembles the Western world’s visual conception of Christianity’s..."

Feb. 24, 2023 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Jesus Christ Superstar 50 Years On
New North American tour of JCSS launches in Austin Oct. 9
" audacious new retelling of the last days of Jesus Christ...."

Oct. 7, 2019 Arts Post by Paul Beutel

What Would Jesus Buy?
The good Reverend Billy is on an agitprop mission to convince his fellow Americans that our heedless consumerism will be their spiritual undoing.
"...Rob VanAlkamade. Two thousand years ago, an uncharacteristically angry Jesus stormed into Herod’s Temple in Jerusalem and, in one..."

Dec. 7, 2007 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Screen Door Jesus
Kirk Davis’ slick, locally produced film, adapted from the stories of Christopher Cook, plunges into Texas' small-town religious mores and comes up with some insightful revelations in this character-driven pastiche.
"...hepcat who believed he had spied the image of Jesus inexplicably burned into a corn tostada. Upon closer inspection,..."

Oct. 14, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Jesus' Son
"'s peers? That's the name of the narrator of Jesus' Son, the film adaptation of Denis Johnson's acclaimed collection..."

July 7, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Sarah Silverman: Jesus Is Magic
Spotty comedy delivers on its promise of Total Silverman, but that turns out to be not such a good thing after all.
"...the only non-singing role in Rent, the promise of Jesus Is Magic is an unadulterated 72 minutes of Silverman..."

Dec. 9, 2005 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Jesus Camp
This film is not a freak show or exposé but rather a call to arms to pick sides in the deepening cultural, political, and spiritual schism between the two Americas of the 21st century.
"...the election,” he says, simply.) Despite its pithy name, Jesus Camp doesn’t trivialize or exploit its child subjects nor..."

Oct. 6, 2006 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Levitation Live Shot: Primal Scream/Jesus & Mary Chain
Headlining Scot double-shot lives up to the billing
"...bound by Primal Scream frontman Bobby Gillespie being the Jesus & Mary Chain’s drummer on their Psychocandy LP. As..."

May 10, 2015 Music Post by Tim Stegall

Jesus Is Coming
The video mailed across the state, the Christian film that found an audience in Austin, and other stories of evangelicals using film to spread the word
"...congregation she had accepted Christ ... after watching the Jesus video...."

April 27, 2001 Screens Feature by Sarah Hepola

Letters at 3AM: Jesus Walking the Panhandle
The Christian cross is a question mark
"...scripture closely, though not exactly, my script was titled Jesus the Man...."

Aug. 13, 2010 Column by Michael Ventura

Where Would Jesus Stand on the Jena 6?
"...provided. I heard the prosecutor talk about his lord Jesus Christ in the press conference and a pastor's rebuttal..."

Oct. 4, 2007 Postmarks

Honk for Jesus. Save Your Soul.
Megachurch mockumentary needs a change of focus
"...of a film, an expectation sets in. Honk for Jesus. Save Your Soul. was executive produced by Jordan Peele..."

Sept. 2, 2022 Movie Review by Sarah Jane

Capricorn Jesus
Sometimes outlaws walk on water
"...mother was 25. He's smiling on the cover of Jesus Was a Capricorn in dark aviators near long-legged Rita..."

Oct. 16, 2009 Music Feature by Melinda Hasting Wheatley

Who Is Jesus?
It's Judgment Day for Austin's City Manager
"...council retreat just three weeks after the June runoffs, Jesus Garza was a marked man. No doubt he suspected..."

Sept. 12, 1997 News Feature by Audrey Duff

The Inspiration of Jesus Chavez
Why a top-ranked boxer, jailed once and deported twice, became the subject of a documentary and a Fighter for the American Dream
"...was male pride and maybe a few teeth. For Jesus "El Matador" Chavez, the top-ranked junior lightweight contender, the..."

Feb. 9, 2001 Screens Feature by Belinda Acosta

The Jesus and Mary Chain's Jim Reid Talks Rock Cycles and Roky Erickson Ahead of Levitation Return
For "anybody that wants to make a bit of a strange noise"
"...four decades, the co-founder of Scottish psych/noise legends the Jesus & Mary Chain does characterize popular music as circular..."

Oct. 21, 2022 Music Feature by Chad Swiatecki

Seton's Latest Surprise: Jesus Rises!
Seton Healthcare Network hires former City Manager Jesus Garza -- and shifts the odds in its dispute with the city over Brackenridge Hospital.
"...Healthcare Network may shift dramatically when former City Manager Jesus Garza crosses over to the Seton team later this..."

Dec. 6, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

The Jesus Music
Christian music doc is just singing to the choir
"...There is a moment in faith-based documentary The Jesus Music during which platinum-selling Grammy winner Amy Grant and..."

Oct. 1, 2021 Movie Review by Adrienne Hunter

ACL Interview: Zola Jesus
Saturday, 1:15pm, Honda stage
"...Nika Roza Danilova dubbed herself Zola Jesus when she was 19, almost four albums ago now...."

Oct. 12, 2012 Music Feature by Luke Winkie

The Jesus Lizard
All hail the second coming
"...It's only fitting that the second coming of the Jesus Lizard follows in the wake of Scratch Acid's blistering..."

Nov. 6, 2009 Music Feature by Austin Powell

Jesus Saves
With the city facing its biggest budget crunch in a decade, city manager Jesus Garza has begun to make some tough financial choices.
"...with less." About $6.6 million less, after City Manager Jesus Garza's recent emergency surgery on this year's General Fund..."

May 25, 2001 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Jesus Gonna Be Here
Johnny Toxic
"...alone. A sad and beautiful saint, but like Elvis, Jesus, or Sinatra, handled so much he's getting a little..."

March 26, 1999 Music Feature

The Jesus Rolls
The weirdest side character from The Big Lebowski gets his own film
"...Inexplicable sequel to The Big Lebowski following ex-con bowler Jesus Quintana (Turturro) on a wild road trip. Because clearly..."

March 6, 2020 Movie Review

The Jesus & Mary Chain
Levitation interviews
"...The Jesus & Mary Chain Sat., 12:15am, Reverberation Stage..."

May 8, 2015 Music Feature by Marc Savlov

Zola Jesus
Zilker Park, Oct. 13
"...Danilova records under the eyebrow-arching nom de plume Zola Jesus, and with a backing band featuring a standing drum..."

Oct. 19, 2012 Music Feature by Adam Schragin

Two-Timin' Jesus
Hayes Carll's new music video catches the Big Guy in the act
"...good luck besting Hayes Carll’s “She Left Me for Jesus.” Directed by local animator Dano Johnson, the video features..."

Oct. 21, 2008 Music Post by Thomas Fawcett

May the Sweet Baby Jesus Close Your Mouths and Open Your Hearts
"...the Christmas tree that the idea first occurred to Jesus to spread the new covenant: Love God and your..."

Dec. 12, 2005 Postmarks

David (and Jesus) vs. Goliath
The city alleges that Time Warner Cable is offering illegal discounts to snuff out competition.
" the Federal Communications Commission. Sent by City Manager Jesus Garza after being approved by the City Council on..."

Feb. 15, 2002 News Feature by Lee Nichols

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