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Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith
Veering from moments of breathtakingly visualized valor to outright stupidity, Sith is a vast improvement over the previous two outings, but still and all, it’s no Star Wars.
"...Wars; and the ultimate battle between noble Jedi Obi-Wan Kenobi (McGregor) and the tragically flawed Anakin Skywalker (Christensen), who,..."

May 20, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Sidekicks
"...that), and the once-brilliant Mako is Pat Morita/Obi Wan Kenobi to Brandis's Ralph Macchio/Luke Skywalker. Apparently trying to recreate..."

May 7, 1993 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Kenobi Restaurant and Sushi Bar
The new Kenobi emerges as a power player in Austin's upscale Asian fusion scene
"...Kenobi Restaurant and Sushi Bar10000 Research Ste. A, 241-0119 Monday-Thursday,..."

Feb. 1, 2008 Food Review by Mick Vann

Food-o-File
Call Whisk, visit Kenobi, vote for Quack's, and welcome back Paggi House
"...player in Austin's hip Japanese sushi bar scene is Kenobi (10000 Research Ste. 138-A, 241-0119, www.kenobiaustin.com). The chic interiors..."

Oct. 24, 2008 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Star Wars: Episode II -- Attack of the Clones
"...at her every chance they get. McGregor's youngish Obi-Wan Kenobi is dispatched alongside future Darth Vader, Anakin Skywalker (Christensen),..."

May 17, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Event Menu
Your local foodie events for Jan. 21-23
"...• Kenobi Restaurant and Sushi Bar (10000 Research, 241-0119, www.kenobiaustin.com) hosts..."

Jan. 16, 2009 Food Column

The Verde Report: Josh Wolff Lets His Guard Down
Austin FC's leadership is hitting all the right notes
"...Not many people know this, but when Ben Kenobi said, "You will never find a more wretched hive..."

May 6, 2022 Sports Column by Eric Goodman

SXSW Panel: Gareth Edwards Keynote
Star Wars, Monsters, and the drive to tell a story
"...to North Africa and [we went to see] Obi-Wan Kenobi’s house … I put on my headphones and find..."

March 13, 2017 SXSW Post by Marc Savlov

Sushi Takes Over Austin
In a town dominated by Tex-Mex and barbecue, something fishy is happening
"...the Japanese establishments, I like Mikado Ryotei (9033 Research, 833-8188), Kenobi (10000 Research, 241-0119), the new Yanagi (4404 W. William..."

May 21, 2010 Food Feature by Claudia Alarcón

Solider of Fortune
Thin Lizzy's “Still Dangerous,” just ask its anchoring guitarist Scott Gorham.
"...this work that he was into being the Obi-Wan Kenobi for those first couple of years – until we..."

April 23, 2009 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Keeping Mum
Maggie Smith, Rowan Atkinson, Kristen Scott Thomas, and Patrick Swayze come together for this dark British comedy.
"...gone, and Guiness, ex-ladykiller, is now and forever, Obi-Wan Kenobi. Here's mud in your eye...."

Oct. 13, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Short Cuts
Upcoming events and workshops of interest to the Austin film community.
"...such as "Quentin Tarantino's Star Wars" and "Kung Fu Kenobi's Big Adventure" in AVI and RealTime versions. Hideously cool,..."

May 5, 2000 Screens Column by Marc Savlov

Scratch Acid Makes Rare Appearance in Austin on Saturday… to Recount Escapades Past
Bradford, Sims, and Washam pop up at David Yow’s interview show
"...a role Blair characterized as a sort-of hobo Obi-Wan Kenobi who, at one point, delivers a screaming monologue. The..."

July 10, 2022 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Fantastic Fest Interview: Recalling a Memory of Dan O'Bannon
Alexandre O. Philippe finds the myth behind the space horror classic
"...line from the original Star Wars, from Obi Wan Kenobi, when he says, "Your father and I fought in..."

Sept. 24, 2019 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Star Wars Satire ¡Estar Guars! Gets Laughs and Gets Political
Latino Comedy Project takes on planetary issues
"...small, wise abuelita named Yola. And a Tio Juan Kenobi helping a migrant kid from a “rancho de moisture”..."

May 1, 2019 Arts Post by Savannah J Salazar

Chronicle Recommends: Star Wars Actors in Non-Star Wars Films
Celebrate May the Fourth away from a galaxy far, far away
"...the shooting location for one of the future Obi-Wan Kenobi's greatest performances...."

May 3, 2018 Screens Post by Chronicle Film Staff

SXSW Film Recap: The Director and the Jedi Q&A
Mark Hamill and Rian Johnson on their different Skywalkers
"...to Hamill’s chagrin) as an embittered version of Obi-Wan Kenobi. On stage, the actor is more like the impish..."

March 12, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

The Star Wars Prequels Strike Back
Austin-made documentary gets to the heart of the hate
"...the epic saga of the Skywalker family. As Obi-Wan Kenobi told Luke, many of the truths we cling to..."

Sept. 30, 2016 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Austin Opera Takes Aim at the Election With Its Adaptation of The Manchurian Candidate
Composer Kevin Puts and librettist Mark Campbell shoot to thrill in their opera based on Richard Condon's Cold War classic
"...for a Galactic White House with President Obama Wan Kenobi getting a visit from the Trump Star, and Trump..."

Sept. 16, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Politics Upstaged
This election year brings out the political in Austin's arts
"...for a Galactic White House with President Obama Wan Kenobi getting a visit from the Trump Star, and Trump..."

Sept. 13, 2016 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Beware 'The Visitor'
Drafthouse Films brings space oddity to screens tonight
"...Guinness had arguably modeled his beard for Obi-Wan Kenobi on Huston's tightly manicured facial hair. Here, as an..."

Nov. 1, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Star Wars Day: Happy May the Fourth, And a Very Merry Revenge of the Fifth
One man's 35 year trip to a galaxy far, far away
"...savage end of his own hubris. As Obi Wan Kenobi watched one novice extinguish the light of the Jedi,..."

May 4, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Valentine's Pairs
The Chronicle finds out what Austin pastry chef couples are creating for each other
"...baking and pastry, Texas Culinary Academy Egil ValentinExecutive chef, Kenobi Restaurant and Sushi Bar..."

Feb. 13, 2009 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Robot Chicken: Star Wars
This spoof is sure to keep that inner problem child happy
"...to the twisted, puerile joy of making your Ben Kenobi and Chewbacca figures make kissy-face. It's Star Wars when..."

July 25, 2008 Screens Review by Richard Whittaker

Intergalactic Nemesis Redux
Salvage Vanguard Theater has remounted The Intergalactic Nemesis and Return of the Intergalactic Nemesis, its pair of homages to the golden days of radio, with a double-bill of light-hearted, clever spins on those old serialized mysteries.
"...monotone duet by Shoemaker and Trevino, doing an Obi-Wan Kenobi on potential galaxy saver Timmy...."

June 21, 2002 Arts Review by Robi Polgar

The Free Comics
"...Wars: Episode II: Attack of the Clones, features Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker visiting an isolated planet of warrior-thieves..."

May 3, 2002 Books Feature by Robert Faires

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
Picks & Sleepers
"...happened to that promised glam re-evolution, back when Obi-Ewan Kenobi was in his Iggy phase? Velvet goldmines never really..."

March 15, 2002 Music Feature

Celebrated for the Least of Reasons
Chronicle reviewer Tom Doyal has took to writin' just like Larry L. King, the playwright behind The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (and much more, Doyal reveals, in his review of King's new book of letters).
"...and now lives in popular memory as Obi Wan Kenobi of Star Wars fame (much to his consternation), thus..."

Oct. 15, 1999 Books Feature by Tom Doyal

Best Local Character Without A G-string
Tommy X
"...fast! as says Tommy X, our local Obi Wan Kenobi. Retired at 70 from his celebrated Supernatural Family Band,..."

Sept. 24, 1999 Best of Austin Feature

Record Reviews
Ibrahim Ferrer
"...as an excuse to rhyme "stromboli," "Moby," and "Obi-Wan Kenobi"? Okay, maybe they're not entirely out of the kitchen..."

June 11, 1999 Music Review

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