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Around the World in 80 Days
Jackie Chan finally emerges as plausible English-language star in this international romp that's as light as a hot-air balloon.
"...of the others (like the cameos of John Cleese, Macy Gray, and Rob Schneider) seem altogether gratuitous. Around the..."

June 18, 2004 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Shadowboxer
Not reviewed at press time. Stars Çuba Gooding Jr. and Helen Mirren as passionate yet unlikely lovers, as well as assassins and stepmother and stepson. And if that's not enough drama, one of them also has a fatal disease.
"...Gooding Jr., Stephen Dorff, Vanessa Ferlito, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Macy Gray. In the first 10 minutes of writer/director Lee..."

Aug. 4, 2006 Movie Review by Brian Clark

Lightning in a Bottle
Ostensibly a record of one mighty blues show, this film goes beyond the tag of concert film and achieves something more: a living history lesson, tracing the evolving sound of the blues.
"...a clinker among the dozens of performances here – Macy Gray (another kid playing among the adults) does a..."

Nov. 12, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Scary Movie 3
Third outing is 90% chaff, 10% wit, and pure Children of the Corny.
"...this mess? Pointless cameos from Queen Latifah, Ja Rule, Macy Gray, Master P, and Eddie Griffin abound, and even..."

Oct. 31, 2003 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
"...make good thongs. (Austin Music Hall, 9pm-midnight) -- Christopher Gray..."

March 16, 2001 Music Feature

The Paperboy
This lurid Southern tale by the director of Precious shows that he still knows how to push people's buttons – and gather an all-star cast to sell the goods.
"...Starring: Zac Efron, Matthew McConaughey, Nicole Kidman, John Cusack, Macy Gray, David Oyelowo, Scott Glenn, Ned Bellamy and Nealla..."

Oct. 26, 2012 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Pleasantville
"...Gary Ross. Starring: Don Knotts, J.t. Walsh, William H. Macy, Joan Allen, Jeff Daniels, Reese Witherspoon and Tobey Maguire...."

Oct. 30, 1998 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Austin Film Festival Announces Full Lineup
AFF's finalized lineup
"...Max Payne (from local screenwriter Beau Thorne), and James Gray's Two Lovers, which netted a lot of attention at..."

Sept. 24, 2008 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

99 Luftballons (International Acts at SXSW Music)
South by Southwest by way of Sudan, Scotland, Colombia, and more
"...Baltimore. Her intoxicating smoky voice – Nina Simone meets Macy Gray – has blessed tracks by Jamila Woods, the..."

March 16, 2018 Music Feature

Playback: ACL Fest's First Weeknd Moves Mountains
ACL Fest 2015 weekend one wrap
"...George Ezra: "I Try" (Macy Gray), "Girl From the North Country" (Bob Dylan)..."

Oct. 9, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

ACL Review: George Ezra
UK rake transcends singer-songwriter
"...songs in his hourlong set, though his cover of Macy Gray’s “I Try” should’ve been left on the frat-band..."

Oct. 3, 2015 Music Post by Doug Freeman

The Luv Doc: Adults Only Please
A fairly egregious social faux pas
"...Here’s the real kicker: Even if the parents are..."

Jan. 24, 2014 Column by The Luv Doc

Festival International de Jazz de Montreal
Indie rock music festivals could learn a thing or three from the Montreal Jazz Fest
"...Frisell, Trombone Shorty, Jacky Terrasson, and David Murray with Macy Gray had the gathering's jazz elite still basking in..."

July 12, 2013 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

Nneka
"...give grave urgency to her hook-laden, reggae-tinged neo-soul. More Macy Gray than Esperanza Spalding vocally, Nneka kicks off with..."

March 16, 2012 Music Review by Dan Oko

For Colored Girls
Tyler Perry tackles Ntozake Shange's beloved play.
"...Rose, Kerry Washington, Tessa Thompson, Phylicia Rashad, Whoopi Goldberg, Macy Gray, Michael Ealy, Hill Harper and Omari Hardwick. What..."

Nov. 12, 2010 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Kimya Dawson
SXSW showcase reviews
"...Kimya Dawson looks a little like a cross between Macy Gray and King Buzzo of the Melvins. Musically, if..."

March 14, 2008 Music Review by Michael Bertin

Amy Winehouse
"..."Rehab" is poised to join the modern grit of Macy Gray with the latter-day growl of Shirley Bassey. And..."

April 13, 2007 Music Review by Darcie Stevens

Pissyourpantstastic
They're still streaming into SXSW from the land down under
"...Norah Jones. She's Beth Gibbons without the haunt and Macy Gray without the nasal problems...."

Feb. 23, 2007 Music Feature by Michael Bertin

Idlewild
OutKast has been operating as two separate and distinct musical personas for at least three years now, and Idlewild unwisely continues this trend into the cinematic realm.
"...Patton, Terrence Howard, Ving Rhames, Faizon Love, Malinda Williams, Macy Gray, Ben Vereen and Cicely Tyson. Like Charms Blow..."

Aug. 25, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Domino
Attention-deficit filmmaking reaches a new pinnacle in Tony Scott's hyperstylized portrait of a bounty hunter as an iconic bad girl.
"...Bisset, Brian Austin Green, Ian Ziering, Dabney Coleman and Macy Gray. Attention-deficit filmmaking reaches a new pinnacle in Domino,..."

Oct. 14, 2005 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

After a Fashion
This may very well be the only time you will see Barney, Tinky-Winky, Winnie the Pooh, and Cher appear in the same 'After a Fashion.' What are you waiting for?
"...even make an appearance at the event? Attending were Macy Gray, Gary Busey, Al Franken, Mario Van Peebles, and..."

Jan. 28, 2005 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Things Have Changed
A brief, very general overview of the year in albums 2001
"...covers album, Joan Osborne fell flat on her face, Macy Gray's party deflated, and Lauryn Hill went unheard from...."

Jan. 4, 2002 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Beat Box
Holiday Platters
"...with a whole phalanx of Keith Sweat soundalikes (plus Macy Gray) standing by to assist in unwrapping that special..."

Dec. 21, 2001 Music Review by Christopher Gray

TV Eye
Keeping one eye on television and the other on pop culture.

Dec. 14, 2001 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

Training Day
"...Charlotte Ayanna, Tom Berenger, Snoop Dogg, Cliff Curtis and Macy Gray. “This is important. Don't blow it,” wife Lisa..."

Oct. 5, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Hot Movie Previews
Sneaking Into Summer
"...Cohn; with Richard Lewis, Dianne Wiest, Faye Dunaway, Spalding Gray, Parker Posey, Amanda Plummer, Howard Rollins...."

May 23, 1997 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
"...the break of dawn. (Back Room, 8pm-1am) -- Christopher Gray..."

March 16, 2001 Music Feature

Record Reviews
"...instruments that once made it. (3.5 stars) -- Christopher Gray..."

Dec. 20, 1996 Music Review

Chain Reaction
Downtown construction projects raise fears that Austin will lose its charm.
"...slab begins to takes on a smooth, flowing look, gray and sincere in its 80,000-pound hulk. "I know it's..."

Dec. 24, 1999 News Feature by Amy Smith

Fall Film Previews
September
"...Rachel Roberts, Dominic Guard, Helen Morse, Jacki Weaver, Vivean Gray...."

Sept. 11, 1998 Screens Feature

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