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Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief
A teenager's Greek mythology book comes to life and thrusts him into an adventure to recover Zeus' stolen lightning bolt.
"...titular Percy), and Thurman's haute-couture take on the serpent-maned Medusa, who, in the most egregious bit of overt product..."

Feb. 19, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Tom and Jerry -- the Movie
"...a composite lift from Disney villainesses (most notably Madame Medusa from The Rescuers, a movie Tom and Jerry resembles..."

Aug. 6, 1993 Movie Review by Hollis Chacona

“Anne Siems: Weaving” at Wally Workman Gallery
The disembodied heads that populate this solo exhibition suggest departed women but are still beautiful and empowered
"...gives us flowing lines and billowing hieroglyphs. In Cosmic Medusa, a girl's head, neat as a doll's, is surrounded..."

April 14, 2017 Arts Review by Sam Anderson-Ramos

Bellflower
Hellaciously original, this low-budget, post-apocalyptic film looks like no other in recent memory.
"...functioning flamethrower and a storm-black ’72 Buick Skylark with "Medusa" painted on the side (and exhaust-pipe flamethrowers for extra..."

Aug. 12, 2011 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Dark Goddess 2004
Director Bonnie Cullum makes a point of pulling you out of the modern world for Dark Goddess 2004 so you might be more receptive to its mythic message of the power of transformation
"...American Bear Woman and the North African serpent goddess Medusa). Each in turn takes center stage in the ceremony,..."

March 12, 2004 Arts Review by Robert Faires

The Remembered City: Fitzpatrick's Day
Chicago printmaker and poet Tony Fitzpatrick shares memories of his hometown in a show of his intaglio prints at Slugfest Gallery, and the images and stories make it a powerful place to visit.
"...stamped onto paper) at Slugfest. Color etchings, such as Medusa's Ball, recall the long card games and short romances..."

March 23, 2001 Arts Review by Rob Curran

My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising
Get ready for anime superhero action!
"...bit of Raven? Absolutely. Does that villain look like Medusa, queen of the Inhumans? Of course she does. Some..."

March 13, 2020 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Unfinished Business
The 23rd annual Austin Chronicle Short Story Contest
"...through a fence at a desert border crossing, or Medusa – yes, that Medusa – gardening on her Greek..."

Feb. 27, 2015 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Roller Derby Update 9/13/13
Tournament season, world titles and good news for Temple
"...First off, a couple of big shout-outs. Congrats to Medusa Skates for winning best new business in the Best..."

Sept. 13, 2013 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

Clash of the Titans
A messy assemblage of mythic odds and ends, Clash of the Titans takes a nosedive off Mount Olympus.
"...Harryhausen coming up short nearly everywhere (although his serpentine Medusa remains a high point). Leterrier's (The Incredible Hulk) overbusy..."

April 2, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

TV Eye
The Territory
"...the past while their owner sleeps, with unexpected consequences. "Medusa: The First Date" (D: Pierce Davison, Australia): Medusa takes..."

June 22, 2007 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas
"...pre- L.A. Law Harry Hamlin (as Perseus) lopping off Medusa’s noggin in Clash of the Titans and Kerwin Mathews’..."

July 4, 2003 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Nobody Knows My Name
"...include Asia One, Leschea, DJ Symphony, Lisa, T-Love, and Medusa. Rachel Raimist will be present for a Q&A. (The..."

Nov. 9, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Federico Archuleta Has More Murals to Make
The artist who made “‘Til Death Do Us Part” isn’t letting the pandemic stop him from making art
"...Luck, sitting atop a roulette wheel, and a Western Medusa, with rattlesnakes for curls. This is the rock &..."

Nov. 13, 2020 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

All the Neighborhood's a Stage in the Drive-Through Vortex Odyssey
The Vortex keeps things safe, sacred, and mythically provocative in their newest stage spectacle
"...Melissa Vogt, who also contributed an original animation called Medusa Problems to the mix. "So, for Asphodel Meadows, we're..."

Sept. 25, 2020 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Alex Jones vs. the World
Megyn Kelly to interview local conspiracy theorist on Sunday night
"...like a shameless, crowd-baiting, conspiracy theorist. "I went into Medusa's palace," Jones said...."

June 16, 2017 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Get Ready for Russellmania II
Alamo mystery marathon celebrates Kurt Russell (again)
"...a one-of-a-kind, true blue, movie star. He's like a Medusa – you can't look him directly in the eyes..."

May 3, 2017 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Gale Theatre Company's Salomé
This original drama reworks the familiar tale to give us a new perspective on the Judean princess
"...to look on her, as if she were a Medusa who, with no more than a gaze, could reduce..."

Aug. 19, 2016 Arts Review by Robert Faires

"Chris Guarino: From the Unknown"
The haunting array of sculptural mutants displayed at Art on 5th are at once foreign and familiar, frightening and comical
"...all of those creations were peaceful. (I'm thinking of Medusa and the Minotaur, or even mermaids who lure sailors..."

June 17, 2016 Arts Review by H.C. Arnold

"Julie Moon and Rick Mansfield: Green Zone"
Julie Moon and Rick Mansfield are both sculptors, but their work here comes from opposite ends of the sculpting spectrum
"...can best be described as Col. Sanders' interpretation of Medusa) coyly peers across the gallery. A ferocious dog dramatically..."

Dec. 5, 2014 Arts Review by Caitlin Greenwood

Down the Rabbit Hole With Avant Glam
Darkly dreaming with Sassy Delure about her newest show
"...eels, then it got a little more mythological with Medusa and sorcerers."..."

Aug. 1, 2014 Arts Post by Richard Whittaker

Gay Place
Our gay chamber celebrates 17 years of working toward economic equality for all
"...of course, boyMONROE for the CD release of Pregnant Medusa. Fri., June 20, 9pm. Elysium, 705 Red River. $10...."

June 20, 2014 Column by Kate X Messer

Drafthouse Gets Animated Over Ray Harryhausen
Mondo's Justin Ishmael leads tribute to the FX innovator
"...on a horse." There was something weird going on. Medusa was another one where I go, 'Oh, I've got..."

May 21, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Farewell, Ray Harryhausen
The master of stop motion passed on at 92
"...face to face with the grim visage of the Medusa from 1981's Clash of the Titans. And now the..."

May 7, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Dear Mr. Plant …
An open letter to Robert Plant and other U18 happenings
"...Daylight, Gypsy, Splendor, Suite No. 7, Identity Crisis, and Medusa Cascade – sells tickets to the show. Their sales..."

Jan. 16, 2013 Music Post by William Harries Graham

2011 Screens Top 10s
Marc Savlov's Top 10 list
"...beauty and visionary horror walk hand in hand between Medusa and flamethrowers...."

Jan. 6, 2012 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Things That Make You Go Boom
Bellflower's broken hearts and homemade bombs
"...just for a pyrotechnic show, and neither is the Medusa, a custom-built hot rod that belches fire and epitomizes..."

Aug. 12, 2011 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

You're a Woman, I'm a Machine
That frazzled local who looks like he just stepped out of American Pie is actually one of the hottest DJs and producers going
"...fit into this particular club. Gartner calls the contraption "Medusa."..."

May 13, 2011 Music Feature by Austin Powell

ACL Music Fest Friday Interviews
The French quartet proves timing isn't everything
"...French painter best known for The Raft of the Medusa and who lent his studio to Phoenix almost 200..."

Oct. 2, 2009 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Missing in Austin
Message to parents: Get to know your kids
"...Robert Mueller Municipal Airport. He has a tattoo of Medusa on his right shoulder...."

July 3, 2009 News Feature by Jordan Smith

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