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The Outfit
Gangster flick is well-tailored but somehow still a little saggy
"...My main problem lies in the performances. Well, just one performance, really. First,..."

March 18, 2022 Movie Review by Sarah Jane

Technologists Say Look Beyond NFTs for the Real Future of the Internet
Web3: Future tech or Bubble2.0?
"...Another panel description swears that the future of fashion lies in the digital world...."

March 11, 2022 Features Feature by Morgan O’Hanlon

Review: TexARTS Theater's Sweeney Todd
Despite fruitless tweaks to the storytelling, this is a tale worth attending
"...below by Todd's delightfully demented landlady, Mrs. Lovett. Todd lies in wait until the judge that set this madness..."

Feb. 25, 2022 Arts Feature by Bob Abelman

A Hero
No good deed goes unpunished in this Iranian drama
"...cooker of intensity based on a handful of white lies and distrust. It’s a tragedy of simple misunderstandings, and..."

Jan. 21, 2022 Movie Review by Jenny Nulf

Parallel Mothers
Almodóvar and Cruz's latest pairing unearths Spain's history
"...(Smit) is a scared teenager fearful of everything that lies ahead for herself and her newborn. Neither mother-to-be has..."

Jan. 21, 2022 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Licorice Pizza
PTA's San Fernando Valley memories are blurrily sentimental
"...has the same episodic, almost anecdotal feel, and therein lies one of its structural flaws. A series of interlinked..."

Dec. 24, 2021 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

R.I.P., John Mueller; Farewell to Contigo; Garbo’s Lobsters On; Trudy’s Says Howdy to Seafood; the Garrison Brothers Are Convivial Steak Holders
All the news that’s fit to get your taste buds quivering
"...takeout or delivery only – for $29 each, while supplies last …..."

Dec. 21, 2021 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

The Hand of God
Unromantic semi-autobiography about an auteur’s discovery of cinema
"...yearns for his aunt in the evening when he lies in bed. His life is banal and listless, consumed..."

Dec. 10, 2021 Movie Review by Jenny Nulf

C'mon C'mon
Joaquin Phoenix's avuncular turn avoids cloying family clichés
"...a kid, this is the rare film whose crux lies in the idea of children being taken seriously about..."

Nov. 26, 2021 Movie Review by Trace Sauveur

India Sweets and Spices
Insights into the Indian immigrant experience can't save this insipid rom-com
"...saris, past the insert shots of perfectly arrayed cuisine, lies a bland, uninspired story cut from a well worn..."

Nov. 19, 2021 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Clifford the Big Red Dog
Unnecessary feature length adventure for the childhood friend
"...the official Clifford canon, you’ll find that the answer lies in the first book. Clifford started small but grew..."

Nov. 12, 2021 Movie Review by Trace Sauveur

Texas Primaries Loom as Redistricting Lawsuits Drop
New maps and new challenges
"...Trey Martinez Fischer of San Antonio – who were allies when Rodriguez ran for the Texas Senate seat now..."

Oct. 29, 2021 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Fantastic Fest Review: The Beta Test
Jim Cummings goes for Hollywood's throat in this scathing satire
"...becomes tangled up in a sinister plot as he lies and bullies his way around looking for answers...."

Oct. 4, 2021 Screens Post by Trace Sauveur

Firefighters Vote to Oppose Police Union-Backed Proposition A
A "bad law that will actually hurt public safety overall"
"...A,” Nicks said, and “help people see through the lies and confusion” surrounding the ballot measure. The AFA boss..."

Oct. 1, 2021 News Post by Austin Sanders

Dear Evan Hansen
Broadway adaptation is really The Talented Mr. Ripley: The Musical
"...he digs his heels into a series of well-meaning lies, he soon finds himself building an unexpected relationship with..."

Sept. 24, 2021 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

Everybody's Talking About Jamie
Sugar-sweet West End musical biopic is just saccharine
"...singing about how things “used to be.” But therein lies the rub: None of those struggles have truly passed...."

Sept. 10, 2021 Movie Review by James Scott

Small Engine Repair
Toxic masculinity sizzles and pops, leading to a reeling third act
"...uneasy suspense, and Frank’s inability to control his emotions lies at the bloody, beating heart of the film. Crystal’s..."

Sept. 10, 2021 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

"Reweave: 2021"
With her exhibition, artist Jade Walker entwines viewers in the future of the planet
"...side suggests conflict and its ruinous aftermath – what lies ahead if we fail to care for our planet...."

July 23, 2021 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

What Is Delta-8 & Best Place to Buy Delta-8 Gummies, Carts & Flowers?
Know what Delta-8 is, and top delta-8 brands to buy from
"...practically no side effects whatsoever. However, the real problem lies in counterfeit products and brands simply trying to make..."

July 12, 2021 Ads Post

Black Widow
What happened in Budapest no longer stays in Budapest as Marvel learns spycraft
"...back decades, to childhood - a time built on lies that emanate from the Red Room, the oft-referenced school..."

July 9, 2021 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

On Erales
"...of Austin and Texas, don't appreciate this kind of lies in the social media. We the citizens of Austin..."

July 3, 2021 Postmarks

Endangered Species
Make a donation to a conservation charity instead
"...inevitable series of unfortunate incidents is completely self-inflicted. Thus lies the fate of the Halsey family, under flailing oil..."

May 28, 2021 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Finding You
Dismal YA romance piles up Hollywood clichés and Irish stereotypes
"...not only controls his work life, but feeds tabloids lies about his romantic life with co-star Taylor Risdale (McNamara)...."

May 14, 2021 Movie Review by Jenny Nulf

Duty Free
Around the world in 77 years in this tale of new ambition in old age
"...out that the beating heart of the hotel industry lies in the quality of its immaculate, virginal untaintedness. (The..."

May 7, 2021 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Travis D.A. Announces New Policies to Support Rape, Abuse Survivors
D.A.’s Office commits to culture change to aid access to justice
"...“It’s core to our philosophy,” said Garza. “Expertise lies in many places. But first and foremost, it lies..."

Feb. 26, 2021 News Post by Sarah Marloff

Austin on TV: The Bizarre Story of Cable Access
Web series and documentary highlight the wild heyday of Austin Public Access and its vibrant future
"...how to properly prepare for safe sex, to local rallies in the wake of the Rodney King trial, and..."

Feb. 26, 2021 Screens Feature by Trace Sauveur

Half Brothers
Screwball road trip comedy should have stayed in the garage
"...girlfriend when he receives a call that his father lies on his deathbed and wishes to see him one..."

Dec. 4, 2020 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Survival Skills
Bizarre and pointed drama re-envisions police training videos
"...and last resort for all society's ills, and the lies society tells itself about how a few changes in..."

Dec. 4, 2020 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Damnation
Béla Tarr's turning point drama lovingly and bleakly restored
"...is drenched in constant rain and mist and underfoot lies nothing but mud and puddles. Crumbling, war-scarred buildings adhere..."

Nov. 13, 2020 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

This Is Not a Movie
Veteran foreign correspondent Robert Fisk embodies the importance of honest journalism
"...people are to be treated the same as crooks, bullies, and seatwarmers enrages me, and so I wanted to..."

Oct. 16, 2020 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

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