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Wild Bill: Hollywood Maverick
"...But, come to think of it, Wild Bill: Hollywood Maverick is probably going to be a tough sale even..."

July 12, 1996 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

"...costumes, though, you might just find yourself confusing the Maverick character with Gibson's Lethal Weapon persona, Martin Riggs. Foster's..."

May 27, 1994 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Top Gun: Maverick
Tom Cruise proves he’s the last of his kind
"...And that’s exactly what Top Gun: Maverick delivers. This 25-plus-year-belated sequel to the Eighties cultural phenomenon..."

May 27, 2022 Movie Review by Trace Sauveur

Willie Varela: Maverick Outsider
"...Directed by: Willie Varela. Willie Varela: Maverick Outsider is the current focus of the Austin Film..."

Oct. 28, 1999 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Austin Music Awards, a Black Rock Maverick, and More Crucial Concerts
Our recommended shows for the week ahead
"...– Miranda Garza Bevis M. Griffin: Texas Black Rock Maverick..."

Feb. 23, 2024 Music Feature by Rachel Rascoe

McCain No Maverick
"...Dear Editor, How is it so "mavericky" to occasionally consider voting for the people's interest instead..."

Sept. 4, 2008 Postmarks

Maverick Outsider
Avant-garde artist Willie Varela discusses politics, the nature of personal work, a career on the fringes, and what it's like to be a Chicano filmmaker.
"...moving from being the perpetual outsider to being a maverick insider, as a way to talk back to the..."

Oct. 29, 1999 Screens Feature by Athina Rachel Tsangari

C&W Maverick Kevin Welch: Square Peg Escapes Round Hole
"...matter where he may live, he's a country music maverick, a square peg in the round commercial world. We..."

Aug. 25, 1995 Music Feature by Lee Nichols

The Texas Film Awards Celebrate the Maverick Spirit
Shirley MacLaine, Jeff Nichols, and others to be honored
"...Green was already a respected producer who bonded with mavericks: John Sayles (City of Hope), David Mamet (American Buffalo),..."

March 3, 2017 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Capitol Chronicle
A farewell to Maury Maverick Jr.
"...death last week at the age of 82, Maury Maverick Jr. was still fighting for justice and peace. When..."

Feb. 7, 2003 News Column by Michael King

Leon Vitali, Kubrick's right-hand man, forever in the maestro's shadow
"...Zierra is really exploring is the fine line between maverick genius and manipulative bully. The cult of Kubrick is..."

July 13, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Blumhouse's Truth or Dare
Truth or dare? We say pass on this demonic schlock.
"...Why maverick producer Jason Blum chose to affix his company’s name..."

April 13, 2018 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Adam Driver embodies the poetry of the quotidian
"...type of endeavor, Paterson is also one of the maverick filmmaker’s most accessible films. Not only is it a..."

Jan. 27, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Stranger-than-fiction doc about an eccentric doctor
"...So begins this stranger-than-fiction (ahem) account about a controversial maverick who rose to fame and made his fortune in..."

Sept. 2, 2016 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Leonard Cohen: I'm Your Man
Part concert film and part fascinating biography, this deft film is a moving tribute to Leonard Cohen’s musical legacy.
"...Beauty,” after one of Cohen’s songs. Overseen by the maverick producer Hal Willner, the show featured an esteemed collection..."

July 14, 2006 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Laws of Attraction
The first law of attraction is sexual chemistry – something this movie is completely lacking.
"...Rafferty is a shell of a character, a raffish maverick in the courtroom but a smitten lover in the..."

April 30, 2004 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

"...Nicky Katt and Paul Dooley. The question of how maverick filmmaker Christopher Nolan could possibly follow up his arthouse..."

May 24, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Royal Tenenbaums
"...and the much-heralded comic stylings of Rushmore) shows this maverick filmmaker to be expanding his emotional palette and dramatic..."

Dec. 21, 2001 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Blood Simple: The Director's Cut
"...first-timers have proven themselves over the years to be maverick talents (Coen brothers: Miller's Crossing, Barton Fink, Fargo, and..."

July 14, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Acid House
"...of the neighbors' baby boy. For all the supposedly maverick filmmaking going on here -- the wild angles, the..."

Oct. 1, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

"...Tuesday is something quite different, Boy (1969), by Japanese maverick Nagisa Oshima (In the Realm of the Senses, Merry..."

Oct. 6, 1995 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

El Cid
"...of the Roman Empire. Mann was one of the maverick dynamos of the American cinema. Best known as an..."

Sept. 10, 1993 Movie Review by Louis Black

Armor of God II: Operation Condor
"...tale of buried Nazi gold and international camaraderie. As maverick government agent Condor, Chan is sent to the Sahara..."

July 2, 1993 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Discrète, La
"...mousy, shy secretary who at first finds this speechmaking maverick a bit of a lout, and then succumbs to..."

April 23, 1993 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Project A -- Part II
" the West. As Dragon Ma, Chan is a maverick coast guard officer in turn-of-the-century Hong Kong, a time..."

April 9, 1993 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

A Brief History of Time
" his wife and family. The pairing of this maverick of science with this iconoclast of filmmaking seemed like..."

Oct. 30, 1992 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Split Second
"...between a couple of higher-ups discussing Officer Stone's dangerously maverick tendencies and the fact that his last partner was..."

May 8, 1992 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Point Austin: More Mavericks
You need a Texas scorecard to sort out the pretenders from the real thing
"...Everybody wants to be a maverick...."

Sept. 12, 2008 News Column by Michael King

The Hightower Report
The Myth of Georgian Democracy; and McCain, the Anti-Maverick
"...America financially and militarily on false pretenses. McCain, the Anti-Maverick..."

Oct. 17, 2008 News Column by Jim Hightower

Film News
'Film News' explains what the new film incentives bill means; plus news from Rick Linklater, Andrew Bujalski, and Owen Egerton
"...a big-screen version of television's The Jetsons. Linklater Goes Maverick..."

May 8, 2009 Screens Column by Joe O'Connell

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