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God loses faith in humanity and sends a legion of angels to start the apocalypse.
"...tough guy with snow-white wings fluttering from his back. Legion – not to be confused with another winged-dude movie..."

Jan. 29, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Last Legion
Although this story of ancient Rome offers guilty-pleasure fun, the film is not very inspired or well-conceived.
"...So perhaps it can be forgiven if The Last Legion's cruddy CGI-designed vision of Rome in AD426 looks like..."

Aug. 24, 2007 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Last Witch Hunter
The Last Witch Hunter? Promises, promises.
"...and hassle otherwise ordinary, Williamsburg witches for the Catholic Legion of Decency, or, as it’s called in the film,..."

Oct. 23, 2015 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

A warrior priest is on a mission to recapture his niece from murderous vampires.
"...Americans and Western settlers. Paul Bettany reunites with his Legion director, Scott Stewart, for this live-action interpretation of Min-Woo..."

May 20, 2011 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Eagle
This sword-and-sandals epic is an old-fashioned boys' adventure tale about Roman warriors in the second century.
"...Caledonia of 5,000 Roman centurions of the legendary Ninth Legion, along with their totemic metal eagle. Twenty years after..."

Feb. 11, 2011 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale
Quite the opposite of treacly holiday fare, this European import features one very bad Santa.
"...complete with massive, goatlike horns, cloven hoofs, and a legion of scrawny, naked, ancient "elves" that look as though..."

Dec. 10, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Tooth Fairy
Due to a misdeed, a tough hockey player, played by Dwayne Johnson, must serve as a tooth fairy for a week, tutu and all.
"...time as a tooth fairy. Turns out they are legion, and the fairy processing office is one of the..."

Jan. 29, 2010 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

All About Steve
Sandra Bullock plays it kooky in this romantic comedy in which she stalks a CNN cameraman (Bradley Cooper) with whom she's smitten.
"...faults of All About Steve – and they are legion – this indisputably awful comedy bears a curious badge..."

Sept. 11, 2009 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Chronicles of Riddick
Vin Diesel revs up the sci-fi franchise.
" forced to cast his lot against a monstrous legion of psycho-religious world-conquerors, nicely deemed the Necromongers, who are..."

June 11, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Kiss Me, Stupid
"...farce got it in trouble with critics, the Catholic Legion of Decency, and other self-appointed American censors at the..."

July 8, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

"...musicians including R.E.M., Jonathan Richman, Vic Chesnutt, and Miracle Legion...."

Sept. 2, 1999 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Hitman
"...of those caps soldiers wear in the French Foreign Legion. Maybe it's the basset-hound bags under his eyes. Or..."

Nov. 1, 1991 Movie Review by Steve Davis

ATX Television Festival 2017
Fargo and Legion creator Noah Hawley comes home
"...Leftovers, you went out well). As FX's Fargo and Legion creator (and part-time Austin resident) Noah Hawley said, "This..."

June 9, 2017 Screens Feature by Josh Kupecki

Breaking out of the Film Fest Box
After a festival run, indie movies used to die on the vine. Video-on-demand is changing that.
"...the struggling independent filmmaker. His documentary feature, We Are Legion: The Story of the Hacktivists, was coming off of..."

Feb. 1, 2013 Screens Feature by Dan Solomon

Attack of the Cybermen
Activism empowered by the Internet
"...Brian Knappenberger's We Are Legion: The Rise of the Hacktivists is a definitive, finely..."

March 9, 2012 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Kick-Ass 2
Kick-Ass and Hit-Girl are back for more bloody and profane to bust more supervillain heads.
"...West, fits and conniptions. This time out, there’s a legion of supervillains led by embittered former superguy, the Red..."

Aug. 16, 2013 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Public Notice
This week's benefits and fundraisers are burning up, flying high, and a she thang.
"...tragedy ... Last week the town Lost Its American Legion Hall (Post 317) to Fire. Now for a big,..."

May 19, 2000 Column by Kate X Messer

HONK!TX 2018 at Adams-Hemphill Park and Pan Am Park
"...The Legion of Flying Monkeys Horn Orchestra..."

April 12, 2018 Photo Gallery

Page Two: Running in Place
Movie-serial style coverage plagues the most thrilling, genuine, and troubling Democratic contest in decades
"...Strikes, The Desert Hawk, Fighting Devil Dogs, The Vanishing Legion, The Galloping Ghost, G-Men Never Forget, Burn 'Em Up..."

May 30, 2008 Column by Louis Black

Home From Home
Austin opens arms to New Orleans 'guests,' longing to return

Sept. 9, 2005 News Feature by Amy Smith

The Tenth Annual "Austin Chronicle' Short Story Contest Results
"...and your kids leave, you still had the American legion. God damn you, Tony, God damn you, screaming at..."

Oct. 19, 2001 Books Feature

Out of Darkness
Stone Age survival horror echoes through history
"...researchers can point him. While there are probably a legion of archeologists lining up to point out historical inaccuracies,..."

Feb. 9, 2024 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Day Trips & Beyond: November Events Roundup
Learn something new and explore what's out there this fall
"...thing. There definitely is a thing called the American Legion Anvil Shoot at American Legion Cunningham Post 222 in..."

Nov. 2, 2023 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

DC League of Super-Pets
Fuzzy superhero antics are perfect summery kids' fare
"...early Sixties the hero animal craze resulted in the Legion of Super-Pets. For decades, DC has vacillated between erasing..."

July 29, 2022 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

The Way I See It
Portrait of presidential photographer Pete Souza has depth but lacks focus
"...the Obama administration. His photos from this period are legion and legendary. There’s the famous photo of Obama leaning..."

Sept. 18, 2020 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Boys State
Austin-shot documentary tracks the future, confused leaders of America
"...the shadowy back rows of assemblies led by patriotic Legionnaires, playing in the Boys State band, or in the..."

Aug. 14, 2020 Movie Review by Mike Clark-Madison

Seeing the Future of Politics in SXSW Documentary Boys State
Jesse Moss and Amanda McBaine look at the state of boys
" ground for future leaders. Founded by the American Legion in 1935 as a response to the growth of..."

Aug. 14, 2020 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

The soaring music and short life of the man who made Disney sing
"...or just any old dedicated Disneyhead – we are legion – his lyrics and inflections are muscle memory, and..."

Aug. 7, 2020 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Becoming Leslie
The complicated real life behind Austin's weird icon
"...Leslie fit with his cross-dressing getups. His fans were legion. To young rebels, Leslie embodied the spirit of “to..."

Feb. 7, 2020 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Terminator: Dark Fate
Sarah Connor and the T-800 remain the best components of SF franchise
" out goes Skynet, in comes an AI called Legion with a robo-apocalypse of their own. Now, with no..."

Nov. 1, 2019 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

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