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Bone Tomahawk
Hybrid Western/horror film starring Kurt Russell is a brutal delight
"...Directed by: S. Craig Zahler. Starring: Kurt Russell, Patrick Wilson, Richard Jenkins, Matthew Fox, Lili Simmons,..."

Oct. 23, 2015 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Get Ready for Russellmania II
Alamo mystery marathon celebrates Kurt Russell (again)
"...from the sky, and the pillars of Heaven shake, Kurt Russell just looks that big ol' storm right square..."

May 3, 2017 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

The Hateful Eight
Tarantino's latest opus screens in 70mm this week at two Austin venues
"...Directed by: Quentin Tarantino. Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Walton Goggins, Demian Bichir, Tim..."

Dec. 25, 2015 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Sky High
An adolescent superhero can't find his niche.
"...Directed by: Mike Mitchell. Starring: Kurt Russell, Kelly Preston, Michael Angarano, Danielle Panabaker, Mary Elizabeth..."

July 29, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Unexpected remake of the Eighties' most questionable rom-com
"...Anna Faris, Eugenio Derbez, John Hannah, Eva Longoria, Swoosie Kurtz, Mel Rodriguez, Mariana Treviño, Cecilia Suárez and Josh Segarra...."

May 11, 2018 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Richard Jenkins Wields a Bone Tomahawk
Old Western horror with the Six Feet Under star
"...revisionist Western Bone Tomahawk, it's clear Sheriff Franklin Hunt (Kurt Russell) would be half the man he is without..."

Oct. 23, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

"...Directed by: George P. Cosmatos. Starring: Kurt Russell, Val Kilmer, Michael Biehn, Powers Boothe, Sam Elliott,..."

Dec. 31, 1993 Movie Review by Louis Black

"...Directed by: Roland Emmerich. Starring: James Spader, Kurt Russell and Jaye Davidson. When genres collide. Ridley Scott..."

Nov. 4, 1994 Movie Review by Robert Faires

3000 Miles to Graceland
"...Directed by: Demian Lichtenstein. Starring: Kevin Costner, Kurt Russell, Christian Slater, David Arquette, Jon Lovitz, Howie Long,..."

Feb. 23, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

"...Directed by: Paul Anderson. Starring: Kurt Russell, Jason Scott Lee, Connie Nielsen, Michael Chiklis and..."

Oct. 30, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

John Carpenter's Escape From L.A.
"...Directed by: John Carpenter. Starring: Kurt Russell, Stacy Keach, Steve Buscemi, Peter Fonda, George Corraface,..."

Aug. 9, 1996 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Captain Ron
"...Thom Eberhardt. Starring: Mary Kay Place, Martin Short and Kurt Russell. Snake Plissken!?! I thought he was dead! Nope,..."

Sept. 25, 1992 Movie Review by Hollis Chacona

Dance of the Century
Rhoda Winter Russell reflects on a historic life in dance and the Mary Wigman connection
"..."Rrho-DA" is how Rhoda Winter Russell remembers Mary Wigman addressing her, rolling the "r" and..."

Aug. 10, 2012 Arts Feature by Jonelle Seitz

Dark Blue
"...Directed by: Ron Shelton. Starring: Kurt Russell, Scott Speedman, Ving Rhames, Brendan Gleeson, Michael Michele,..."

Feb. 21, 2003 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Grindhouse, which was filmed in Austin, raises the bar for movie showmanship and the theatregoing experience.
"...Rodriguez, Josh Brolin, Jeff Fahey, Michael Biehn, Naveen Andrews, Kurt Russell, Sydney Poitier, Jordan Ladd, Vanessa Ferlito, Zoë Bell,..."

April 6, 2007 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

"...right on target. You can almost see a young Kurt Russell essaying Liotta’s role here, all over-the-top tomfoolery and..."

Jan. 10, 1997 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
Star-Lord and co. return in the popular Marvel series
"...Bautista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Michael Rooker, Karen Gillan, Kurt Russell, Pom Klementieff and Elizabeth Debicki...."

May 12, 2017 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

A handful of talented actors checked their egos at the door in hopes of … something, but this Poseidon is a wash.
"...Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen. Starring: Kurt Russell, Josh Lucas, Richard Dreyfuss, Jacinda Barrett, Emmy Rossum,..."

May 12, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Fantastic Fest Gets Arty
First titles, plus Nicolas Winding Refn on exploitation
"...the announcement of the closing night film: it seems Kurt Russell is keeping that magnificent mustache-and-mutton-chops combo of his..."

July 30, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Escape From New York (Special Edition)
Subsequent to both The Warriors and Mad Max, yet predating Blade Runner by a year, Escape From New York laid the groundwork for John Carpenter and Kurt Russell's ensuing masterpiece, 1982's The Thing
"...and 3am scruff, black eye-patch, and smirk, Snake Plissken (Kurt Russell) could well have been modeled after Oakland Raiders..."

Feb. 13, 2004 Screens Review by Raoul Hernandez

Furious 7
Furiouser and furiouser
"...Gibson, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Dwayne Johnson, Lucas Black and Kurt Russell...."

April 3, 2015 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

SXSW Film Announces 2015 Lineup
Circling the Thunderdome
"...Following January’s tease of six titles, SXSW Film has..."

Feb. 3, 2015 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Executive Decision
"...Directed by: Stuart Baird. Starring: Kurt Russell, Steven Seagal, Halle Berry, John Leguizamo, Joe Morton,..."

March 22, 1996 Movie Review by Joey O'Bryan

The Thing
Functioning as a prequel to John Carpenter's The Thing, this film answers questions even though there's little mystery.
"...reason is because Carpenter's original had the unflappably cool Kurt Russell as boozy flyboy and narrative center R.J. "Mac"..."

Oct. 14, 2011 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

A Whole Lotta Lava Going On
Winter/Spring Movie Sneaks
"...BREAKDOWN D: Jonathan Mostow; with Kurt Russell, Kathleen Quinlan, J.T. Walsh, Rex Linn...."

Feb. 14, 1997 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

"...D: John Carpenter (1982) w/Kurt Russell, A. Wilford Brimley, Richard Dysartlaserdisc..."

Oct. 30, 1998 Screens Feature

Texas Book Festival 2015:
The Train to Crystal City
Jan Jarboe Russell's saga of World War II internment in Texas reviewed
"...Japanese people (U.S. citizens and noncitizens alike), Jan Jarboe Russell’s The Train to Crystal City tells a lesser known..."

Oct. 15, 2015 Arts Post by Michael King

Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story
You could call it Seabiscuit Jr., but this horsey heartwarmer does something surprising in spite of its underdog sports-movie formula and shameless emotional manipulation: It manages to be an enjoyable movie about and for girls.
"...Directed by: John Gatins. Starring: Kurt Russell, Dakota Fanning, Kris Kristofferson, Elisabeth Shue, Luis Guzmán,..."

Oct. 21, 2005 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

The Cold war provides the background for this Olympics ice hockey miracle starring Kurt Russell.
"...Directed by: Gavin O’Connor. Starring: Kurt Russell, Patricia Clarkson, Noah Emmerich, Michael Mantenuto, Eddie Cahill..."

Feb. 6, 2004 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Unlawful Entry
"...Directed by: Jonathan Kaplan. Starring: Kurt Russell, Ray Liotta, Madeleine Stowe and Roger E. Mosley...."

July 3, 1992 Movie Review by Kathleen Maher

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