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An orphan has ballet-dancing dreams
" most animated movies targeted at young female viewers, Leap! takes a different route. This film’s central character Félicie..."

Sept. 1, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Leap Year
From the director of Shopgirl comes this despairing and barely mediocre rom-com starring Amy Adams.
"...once I'm at a loss to think of any. Leap Year is a desperately unfunny depiction of a Boston..."

Jan. 8, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Leap of Faith
"...wandering in and out of some occasionally less-than-brilliant roles. Leap of Faith gives you a sharp poke in the..."

Dec. 18, 1992 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Leap of Faith: William Friedkin on the Exorcist
The master filmmaker revealed, under the guise of examining his film.
"...The only way I can describe Leap of Faith: William Friedkin on the Exorcist is as..."

Nov. 20, 2020 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Day Trips: Stag Leap Country Cabins, Nacogdoches
Escape to a cabin in the Piney Woods
"...Stag Leap Country Cabins sits on 200 secluded acres outside of..."

Sept. 4, 2020 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Jess Klein’s Leap of Faith
After 15 years ‘I’m just gonna do and say whatever I want’
"...for me to say. Each song feels like a leap of faith...."

July 2, 2014 Music Post by William Harries Graham

Is Virtual Reality Heading to Its Next Great Leap Forward?
From Virtual Boy to Oculus Rift, VR tech is always improving

March 9, 2018 Screens Feature by Tucker Whatley

Early Voting Shows Massive Leap
Texas counties broke records Monday. Is it energy, or early burnout?

Oct. 25, 2016 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Putting a Little Pep in the Leap of Craft Beer
American Homebrewers Association hosts rally at Jester King Brewery

Nov. 12, 2013 Food Post by Jason Watkins

In Fact Daily Takes a Nonprofit Leap
Politics newsletter hopes to take Texas Tribune model local

Oct. 11, 2013 News Feature by Michael King

Texas State Makes the Leap to Big-Time Football
Bobcats enter FBS

Aug. 30, 2012 Sports Post by Joe O'Connell

Excellent Tech Leap for Cap Metro
Let your cell phone plan your bus trip for you.

June 25, 2007 News Post by Lee Nichols

District B13
Set in the near-future of 2010, this French import is not big on plot exposition, instead focusing on its finely wrought action momentum, which moves ever forward with rushing exhilaration.
" the latest Luc Besson protégé to make the leap to director with this breakneck-paced action movie, which was..."

June 2, 2006 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Cops Say Legalize It
New report from drug-reform cops with the group Law Enforcement Against Prohibition says the time is right to legalize -- and regulate -- drugs
"...force of prohibition, we make little progress," reads the LEAP report, compiled in conjunction with the Criminal Justice Policy..."

Dec. 2, 2008 News Post by Jordan Smith

Color Out of Space
Lovecraft adaptation finally captures eldritch horror
"...There aren't many authors whose names have made the leap to being a term for a whole school of..."

Jan. 24, 2020 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

The Shape of Water
An unconventional love story from one of the best fabulists
"...of The Shape of Water represents a downright Darwinian leap into ever deeper waters for the director, crossing as..."

Dec. 8, 2017 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

American Honey
Youths hit the road in this rambling epic
" the dumpster’s parking lot, to take a blind leap toward changing the trajectory of her life. "I’m 18,"..."

Oct. 7, 2016 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The ever-popular YA novels spring to life with Jack Black
"...The creepy tales of kid-lit scaremeister R.L. Stine literally leap off the page in Goosebumps, a monster mish-mash too..."

Oct. 23, 2015 Movie Review by Steve Davis

90 Minutes in Heaven
Faith-based film taken from bestseller is directed by Michael Polish
"...The Christian faith-based film genre takes a dramatic leap forward with 90 Minutes in Heaven, a well-appointed work..."

Sept. 11, 2015 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Taken 3
Liam Neeson's back in action.
"...Six Januarys ago, Liam Neeson made the unlikely leap from respected thespian to bankable ass-kicker by starring in..."

Jan. 16, 2015 Movie Review by William Goss

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
This story of a milquetoast with a wild imagination stars Ben Stiller and is as pretty as it is busy. Opens 12/25.
"...of the planet. Will the unadventurous man take the leap? Will the quiet man discover his voice? Stiller, who..."

Dec. 20, 2013 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

John Carter
Old-school "Gosh, wow!" sense-of-wonder filmmaking is in short supply these days, but now John Carter has arrived to fill the void.
"...where, due to the difference in gravity, he can leap tall buildings in a single bound, punch the daylights..."

March 9, 2012 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

J. Edgar
The man who played Dirty Harry directs Leonardo DiCaprio as America's top cop, J. Edgar Hoover.
"...time frame jumps around, spanning decades in a single leap, but it doesn’t strain the structure. Eastwood and DiCaprio..."

Nov. 11, 2011 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Point Blank
In this frenzied French thriller, a man races to save his wife's life – and then races some more.
"...his situation – and run, defend himself, and occasionally leap from tall buildings. This is Fred Cavayé’s second feature;..."

Sept. 2, 2011 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

In this psychological thriller, a man awakens after a car accident to find his wife doesn't recognize him and another man has assumed his identity.
"...stranger.”) The gray cells, keen for some mental gymnastics, leap into action – Is Martin crazy? Or is this..."

Feb. 25, 2011 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

This Week's Waste of Time
Take a break with a browser game that makes you creator and player
"...Leap 4 Blue sounds like an inspirational documentary on skydiving..."

Oct. 21, 2010 Screens Post by James Renovitch

The Brothers Bloom
Adrien Brody and Mark Ruffalo are cast as the best con men in the world whose current swindle involves an eccentric heiress (Rachel Weisz) in this sophomore effort by the writer/director of Brick.
"...Coltrane and Maximilian Schell. Johnson’s films require an imaginative leap, a willingness to overlook the wirework, so to speak,..."

May 29, 2009 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Based on the true story of Jim Ellis, who created a nationally respected swimming program from an abandoned community center, Pride is a by-the-book sports film.
"...these may sound like enormous hurdles for teenagers to leap, but anyone familiar with the laws of modern Hollywood..."

March 23, 2007 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

The story of the friendship and contrasting paths to success of two natural ballplayers, both of whom appear to be too old to be playing teens, Crossover tries hard but never makes the leap.
"...air balls. Crossover tries hard but never makes the leap...."

Sept. 8, 2006 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Neil Young: Heart of Gold
Jonathan Demme dreams us back to the golden age of performance films, in which Neil Young unfolds his latest album Prairie Wind in concert at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium.
"...a man in deep contemplation and remembrance. An evolutionary leap and/or conclusion to Young’s Harvest album trilogy, 2005’s Prairie..."

March 17, 2006 Movie Review by Raoul Hernandez

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