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Brother's Keeper
This documentary is about the unlikeliest of subjects: an alleged mercy killing between a pair of barely socialized, virtually illiterate, unkempt, unhygienic, slow-witted, never-married bachelors.
"...Oscar nominations was the Academy's failure to recognize Brother's Keeper as the Best Documentary of 1992. Don't make the..."

Jan. 29, 1993 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

My Sister's Keeper
Nick Cassavetes' reign as the go-to waterworks man remains uncontested.
"...a spot of sap untapped, and in My Sister's Keeper, he pulls out a very big drill indeed. Enter..."

June 26, 2009 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

ACL Review: Keeper
Intimate sounds in a not-so-intimate environment
"...A honeysuckle sweet Austin vocal trio, Keeper fought the elements, other bands, and the enormity of..."

Oct. 8, 2016 Music Post by Kahron Spearman

The Keeper: The Legend of Omar Khayyam
Houston-based, Iranian-born filmmaker Mashayekh relates the story of the pioneering 11th-century mathematician, astronomer, and poet, and reminds Western audiences that there’s more to Iran and the Middle East than suicide bombers and hummus.
"...where the film’s ponderous modern storyline takes place, The Keeper suffers from a surfeit of scattershot acting and clunky..."

Dec. 23, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Keeper of the Nog
"...The Keeper of the Nog My great Aunt Rose's annual Christmas..."

Dec. 24, 1999 Food Feature by Pableaux Johnson

Pop Culture That's a Keeper
Browsing the collectibles at Guzu Gallery

May 18, 2012 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Polished Apples
Culture and craft at Texas Keeper
"...Gone are the days of the Hicks' Texas Keeper. Last seen in an 1885 catalog of a Paris,..."

Nov. 21, 2014 Food Feature by Anna Toon

Spy Kids: All the Time in the World in 4D
The family-friendly spy franchise is revived once again, this time with a "fourth dimension" of scratch and sniff.
"...the world by the clock-masked evil genius the Time Keeper (Piven). When Marissa is assigned to hunt down the..."

Aug. 19, 2011 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Cold Skin
Imperialism and isolation pervade this monster movie
"...absent, and the only other resident is surly lighthouse keeper Gruner (the inimitable Stevenson, grizzled and world-weary, a moral..."

Sept. 7, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Leon Vitali, Kubrick's right-hand man, forever in the maestro's shadow
"...who became Kubrick’s PA, on-set right hand, and eventual keeper of his cinematic legacy. But D'Alessandro got away; Zierra..."

July 13, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

The Light Between Oceans
Gorgeous period melodrama fails to connect
"...I-numbed Tom Sherbourne (Fassbender) takes the job of lighthouse keeper on the otherwise unoccupied Janus Rock off the western..."

Sept. 2, 2016 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

All Things Must Pass
Spirited doc traces the rise and fall of Tower Records
" premiere at SXSW '15, is a rock doc keeper...."

Nov. 6, 2015 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

White God
This Hungarian film is the Battleship Potemkin of canine mutiny
" rarely seen. Call the shelter; this one’s a keeper...."

April 10, 2015 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

2015 Academy Award-Nominated Animated Short Films
Five Oscar nominees, plus some extra treats.
"...Even more strikingly realized is “The Dam Keeper,” from Pixar veterans Robert Kondo and Daisuke “Dice” Tsutsumi...."

Jan. 30, 2015 Movie Review by William Goss

The Luv Doc: A Lot of Guy Friends
This girl sounds like a keeper
"...If you ask me, this girl sounds like a keeper. My guess is that she has a lot of..."

July 25, 2014 Column by The Luv Doc

Short Term 12
This indie drama starring Brie Larson has an emotional honesty that reaps fans and awards.
"...Term 12 should turn out to be a long-term keeper...."

Sept. 20, 2013 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Tyler Perry Presents Peeples
This likable comedy is equal parts silly and sweet.
"...– an honest, good-hearted guy – becomes the reluctant keeper of so many secrets...."

May 17, 2013 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Easy A
The Scarlet Letter is refitted for the app age in this winning high school comedy.
"...sexual ecstasy with her closeted gay friend. It’s a keeper...."

Sept. 17, 2010 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

We Own the Night
Joaquin Phoenix is dynamic, Mark Wahlberg subdued, and Robert Duvall trusty in this otherwise redundant story about brothers on opposite sides of the law.
"...tone, and one rainy car-chase sequence is a real keeper. But, overall, it's impossible to shake the film's gloomy..."

Oct. 12, 2007 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Wild
Despite its title, Disney's new animated film, The Wild, is about as pedestrian as you can get.
" bored they are. Vocally, the cast is a keeper, with both 24's Sutherland contributing a fine performance as..."

April 14, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

" could be fed to a vegan, is a keeper. It starts with a literal bang, as professional thief..."

Nov. 9, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Spike & Mike's 1999 Classic Festival of Animation
"...from Blue Sky Studios and Chris Wedge, is another keeper, the tale of an elderly hare and her battle..."

Sept. 17, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Twin Falls Idaho
"...the old Tales From the Crypt episode “My Brother's Keeper,” Twin Falls Idaho is all of a piece, original..."

Sept. 3, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

A Thousand Pieces of Gold
"...the American Northwest. Sold to a ruthless Chinese saloon keeper, she faces a life of forced prostitution. But our..."

July 5, 1991 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Downsizing Dell
Timing Is Everything
"...were going to be doing about our space needs," Keeper says. "We just felt that we couldn't continue to..."

Oct. 9, 1998 News Feature by Andy Langer

Retro-Futurists Reshape Austin Music
Half-a-dozen rising stars of local electro
"...people think instrumental," explains Erin Jantzen of synth/soul trio Keeper. "They think techno, EDM, whatever."..."

July 1, 2016 Music Feature by Kahron Spearman

Let the People Speak
Documentarians Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky
"...directing team responsible for the acclaimed 1992 documentary Brother's Keeper about a quartet of elderly brothers in upstate New..."

Oct. 18, 1996 Screens Feature by Patrick Taggart

The Buzz on Local Bees
A swarm of local activity seeks to protect pollinators
"...Sudan, terribly complicating the exchange, and endangering both the beekeepers and their hives. "Honey enterprises like the one we..."

Oct. 14, 2016 Food Feature by Jessi Cape

The Flame Keeper
With a single setting, one act, and two actors, Amos Kamil's play The Flame Keeper is decidedly simple in form, but it is far from simplistic, grappling with issues of identity and responsibility that are enormously complex.
"...The Flame Keeper: A Private Little War..."

Aug. 2, 2002 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Finding a Friend With More Than Four Legs
Spiders and scorpions make prehistoric pets
"...since I first purchased her (from Austin's excellent Zoo Keeper Exotics) about a year ago...."

Feb. 10, 2017 Features Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

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