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Smashed
Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Aaron Paul portray a married couple who are plagued by the disease of alcoholism.
"...Directed by: James Ponsoldt. Starring: Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Aaron Paul, Octavia Spencer, Nick Offerman, Megan..."

Nov. 9, 2012 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Hollars
Domestic dramedy has flashes of magic
"...Kendrick, Charlie Day, Randall Park, Josh Groban, Ashley Dyke, Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Mary Kay Place...."

Sept. 16, 2016 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Thing
Functioning as a prequel to John Carpenter's The Thing, this film answers questions even though there's little mystery.
"...Directed by: Matthijs van Heijningen Jr.. Starring: Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Joel Edgerton, Jonathan Walker, Ulrich Thomsen, Eric..."

Oct. 14, 2011 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

All About Nina
Mary Elizabeth Winstead excels as a comic in freefall
"...Directed by: Eva Vives. Starring: Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Common, Chace Crawford, Clea DuVall, Kate del..."

Oct. 12, 2018 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

10 Cloverfield Lane
Unrelated Cloverfield follow-up is a dandy suspenser
"...Directed by: Dan Trachtenberg. Starring: John Goodman, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, John Gallagher Jr., Douglas M. Griffin and..."

March 18, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
This glad-hearted and furiously funny piece of pop entertainment stars Michael Cera and is told in the vernacular of video games.
"...Directed by: Edgar Wright. Starring: Michael Cera, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Ellen Wong, Kieran Culkin, Mark Webber, Chris..."

Aug. 13, 2010 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Kill the Messenger
Jeremy Renner stars in this crusading-journalist story that recounts the downfall of real-life San Jose Mercury News reporter Gary Webb.
"...Directed by: Michael Cuesta. Starring: Jeremy Renner, Rosemarie DeWitt, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Lucas Hedges, Michael K. Williams, Tim Blake..."

Oct. 10, 2014 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

ATX Television Festival 2017
Fargo and Legion creator Noah Hawley comes home
"...over a stamp that represents a lifelong sibling feud, Mary Elizabeth Winstead as the competitive bridge-playing brains, and A..."

June 9, 2017 Screens Feature by Josh Kupecki

Swiss Army Man
This infamous "farting corpse" movie is all gassed up with nowhere to go
"...and Daniel Scheinert. Starring: Paul Dano, Daniel Radcliffe and Mary Elizabeth Winstead...."

July 1, 2016 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Grindhouse
Grindhouse, which was filmed in Austin, raises the bar for movie showmanship and the theatregoing experience.
"...Ladd, Vanessa Ferlito, Zoë Bell, Rosario Dawson, Tracie Thoms, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Michael Parks, Danny Trejo, Bruce Willis and..."

April 6, 2007 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

A Good Day to Die Hard
Bruce Willis' John McClane is like Wile E. Coyote – always in the wrong place when things blow up but always persevering.
"...John Moore. Starring: Bruce Willis, Jai Courtney, Sebastian Koch, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Yuliya Snigir, Cole Hauser and Radivoje Bukvic...."

Feb. 15, 2013 Movie Review by Louis Black

Top 10 Festival Films You Haven't Seen Yet
Vampires, hip-hop, cults, and odd romance are our unreleased faves
"...named Ansel Roth, hired to get a young woman (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) back with her family. What quickly and..."

Jan. 3, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

SXSW Film Review: 'Faults'
Cult deprogramming gets sinister in Riley Stearn's feature debut
"...Ansel in a seedy motel with Claire (Stearn's wife Mary Elizabeth Winstead) after he is hired by her parents..."

March 13, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Nominees for Independent Spirit Awards Announced
Matthew McConaughey's golden run continues
"...2012 releases, Magic Mike and Killer Joe. Austin native Elizabeth Mims was tapped, along with her Only the Young..."

Nov. 27, 2012 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

SXSW Film Releases Full Feature Lineup
Slate includes everyone from Wes Anderson to the Zellners
"...between action and art, daring us to join choreographer Elizabeth Streb and her dancers in pursuit of human flight...."

Jan. 30, 2014 Screens Post by Monica Riese

Top 10 Festival Films You Haven't Seen Yet
Fox fairies, ultra-violence, and amnesia dominated 2015
"...we think we are), Embers rightfully took the inaugural Mary Shelley Award at Other Worlds Austin (read our review..."

Jan. 2, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Faults
A cult deprogrammer needs some mental floss of his own.
"...Directed by: Riley Stearns. Starring: Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Leland Orser, Beth Grant, Chris Ellis, Lance..."

March 6, 2015 Movie Review by Steve Davis

DVDanger: Advice to Young Journalists
What cinema tells us about what we expect from the news
"...Ceppos, who initially oversells then undercuts his work, and Mary Elizabeth Winstead as the more supportive Anna Simons (based..."

Feb. 14, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

The Spectacular Now
An outstanding cast and eloquent storytelling shape this delicate film that becomes a dark study of a budding, young alcoholic.
"...Okeniyi, Kyle Chandler, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Bob Odenkirk and Mary Elizabeth Winstead...."

Aug. 16, 2013 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
Who knew our beloved president also worked the graveyard shift? This capable rewrite of American history delivers its splatter with a straight face.
"...Starring: Benjamin Walker, Rufus Sewell, Dominic Cooper, Anthony Mackie, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Marton Csokas, Jimmi Simpson, Joseph Mawle and..."

June 22, 2012 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The World <3 Scott Pilgrim
Cast of the nerdcore adventure hit the Highball
"...(Anna Kendrick), the girl of his dreams Ramona Flowers (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) and her evil exes Todd Ingram (Brandon..."

Aug. 13, 2010 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Live Free or Die Hard
As John McClane, Bruce Willis once more brings the noise and blows the bejesus out of the bad guys.
"...Willis, Timothy Olyphant, Justin Long, Cliff Curtis, Maggie Q, Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Kevin Smith. There's something enormously comforting..."

June 29, 2007 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Black Christmas
Although this horror remake isn't as suspenseful or emotionally draining as its influential 1974 predecessor, the film almost makes up for that with its overriding weirdness.
"...Glen Morgan. Starring: Michelle Trachtenberg, Lacey Chabert, Andrea Martin, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Jessica Harmon, Katie Cassidy, Oliver Hudson, Kristen..."

Dec. 29, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Final Destination 3
It’s not going to nab any golden statuettes, mind you, but this shocker takes such exuberant, gleeful delight in the unspeakably gory dispatch of assorted teenagers that it may well be the most fun you’ll have at the movies all week.
"...Directed by: James Wong. Starring: Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Ryan Merriman, Kris Lemche, Alexz Johnson and..."

Feb. 10, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Sky High
An adolescent superhero can't find his niche.
"...Starring: Kurt Russell, Kelly Preston, Michael Angarano, Danielle Panabaker, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Bruce Campbell, Lynda Carter, Dave Foley, Steven..."

July 29, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Fightin' Words
Rich Oppel and Mike Levy Spar on Paper:
"...frequent commentators on local government, violent crime, Police Chief Elizabeth Watson, Austin Emergency Medical Services, and the Statesman's coverage..."

Jan. 17, 1997 News Feature

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