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Junk Mail
"...or not -- their lives are destined to mesh. Junk Mail accomplishes the nearly impossible by taking a creepy..."

June 12, 1998 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Street Corner Arts' Junk
Ayad Akhtar's drama about Eighties junk bond traders plays like a prequel to 21st century America and its financial crises
"...One of the admirable things about Ayad Akhtar's Junk is that, for all the financial mumbo jumbo, the..."

March 8, 2019 Arts Review by Elizabeth Cobbe

Fantastic Fest Review: Junk Head
Visionary stop motion joy from Japan
"...the closing credits on astounding SF stop machine masterpiece Junk Head roll, and just about every credit says "Takahide..."

Sept. 30, 2017 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Junking Junk Science?
Will bill reduce wrongful convictions?
"...convictions based on the state's use at trial of junk or outdated science – but will it actually cure..."

May 17, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Farewell to the Cathedral of Junk
City rules and city art clash, art comes off worse
" clash? In the case of the Cathedral of Junk, artistic vision and the Austin cultural skyline lose. Yesterday..."

June 16, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Don't Touch My Junk!
A long and winding trail leads to a fork in the road
"...So, is the Cathedral of Junk open for business as usual?..."

Dec. 3, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Junk: When you're jonesing for the good stuff
The four improvisers who constitute the Austin troupe Junk prefer to work in long-form, and long-form certainly seems their forte
"...Troy Miller. These four improvisers are collectively known as "Junk," but which of several meanings might they be implying?..."

June 8, 2007 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Junk Story Had Too Much Wrong Information
"...Dear Mr. Whittaker, Your piece on the Cathedral of Junk [“Chapel of Junk?,” News, Nov. 19], although very brief,..."

Nov. 29, 2010 Postmarks

'Chronicle' Got Junk Story Wrong
"...Richard Whittaker, Re: “Chapel of Junk?" [News, Nov. 19]: OK, you got it wrong. First,..."

Nov. 29, 2010 Postmarks

Chapel of Junk?
Cathedral of Junk is back in business, sort of
"...The saga of the Cathedral of Junk seems finally to have reached a resolution. On Nov...."

Nov. 19, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Cathedral of Junk Helps Keep Austin Weird
"...Dear Editor, Re: “One Man's Junk …” by Richard Whittaker [News, March 26]: The Cathedral..."

April 19, 2010 Postmarks

The Junk Science Conundrum
Legislators ponder how to keep questionable forensics out of the courtroom
"...What's the best way to keep questionable, or junk, science out of court in a criminal case? That's..."

Jan. 22, 2010 News Feature by Jordan Smith

The Hightower Report: Help Oust Junk Science From Our Public Science Museums
Climate change denialism comes for natural history museums
" a Hall of Human Origins that promotes David's junk science fantasies. I know museums are scrambling for money,..."

April 10, 2015 News Column by Jim Hightower

One Man's Junk ...
South Austin icon could face city's bulldozer
"...Vince Hannemann started constructing his Cathedral of Junk in 1988. Since then, the strange structure has become..."

March 26, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

'Junk Science' Emerges in Graves Case
Refusing to throw in towel, prosecutors take another stab at death row inmate
"...scene to a scent collected from a suspect, is junk science, the Innocence Project charges, while questioning Pikett's techniques..."

Oct. 16, 2009 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Food Stamps Should Not Pay for Junk Food
"...the health problems arising from the consumption of such junk. I urge you to look into this. Do H-E-B..."

Oct. 27, 2008 Postmarks

ARIC Trainings Teach Cops and Informants Junk Science
Police are learning lessons in fear
"..."Junk science like SCAN is the root problem in so..."

Aug. 28, 2020 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

From Decriminalizing Pot to Banishing Junk Science
The Lege considers a host of criminal justice bills
"...for appeals of criminal convictions that were based on junk or outdated scientific evidence – from discredited and junky..."

March 15, 2013 News Feature by Jordan Smith

From Decriminalizing Pot to Banishing Junk Science
Host of criminal justice bills in committee today
"...for appeals of criminal convictions that were based on junk or outdated scientific evidence – from discredited and junky..."

March 12, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Too Much Junk Mail
"...filling up my old, puny container with all that junk mail that I never asked for, never read, and..."

Sept. 10, 2008 Postmarks

Transformers: Age of Extinction
Optimus Prime finds a new pal in franchise addition Mark Wahlberg.
"..."You can't keep spending money on junk to make new junk!" tanned teen Tessa (Peltz) pleads..."

July 4, 2014 Movie Review by William Goss

The Brady Bunch Movie
"...-- to exhaust this string of metaphors -- pure junk food. But like most junk food, it sure tastes..."

Feb. 24, 1995 Movie Review by Steve Davis

American Buffalo
"...of a deal on top. In American Buffalo, a junk-shop owner and two friends plan to rob a coin..."

Oct. 4, 1996 Movie Review by Robert Faires

Red Sparrow
Erotic spy thriller is Fifty Shades of Gorky Park.
"...continues to waste his layered everyman persona on high-concept junk (looking at you, Bright), while Schoenaerts gives his Putin-in-waiting..."

March 2, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Wish Upon
A music box leads to deadly wish fulfillment
"...Bell heyday (a dumb-as-fuck Slaggert). So when her broken-down, junk-collecting daddy (Phillippe) gives her an Oriental octagonal box with..."

July 14, 2017 Movie Review by Steve Davis

The Boy Next Door
Jennifer Lopez stars in this brazenly dumb MILF thriller.
"...trashy fun, but when it plays like so many junk movies before it, your interest wanes fairly quickly as..."

Jan. 23, 2015 Movie Review by Steve Davis

This new animated film is charmless and schematic.
"...giggles for sheer bizarreness), Planes is a hunk of junk, its autopilot course set to buckets of money wrung..."

Aug. 9, 2013 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Will Smith is the titular Hancock, a character as befuddling as the odd movie that surrounds him.
" by a country mile. As vacuous summer cineplex junk food goes, it's none too festive either, although I've..."

July 4, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Over the Hedge
Canny casting and a sly anti-consumerist message give this animated feature extra adult appeal, but like a lot of animated fare it’s overly busy and splashy.
"...gateway to the good life” – in search of junk food, but he finds something more: a surrogate family..."

May 19, 2006 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Bad Boys II
Bay does it bigger and badder than ever.
"...affair that served nothing but a sickening amount of junk food...."

July 18, 2003 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

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