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Mercury Rising
"...more of a horizontal move than anything else), but Mercury Rising makes no such efforts -- it's vintage Willis,..."

April 10, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

South Austin Wedding Venue Mercury Hall Is Closing
Owners say property taxes have tripled in past five years
"...You’ve surely attended a wedding at Mercury Hall, that charming, whitewashed converted church that’s become a..."

Nov. 22, 2019 News Post by Kimberley Jones

Return to ACC's Room 221: Mercury or mystery?
Some ACC employees worry mercury still pollutes classroom that has been subject of legal wrangling over past decade
"...One of the most dangerous properties of mercury is its persistence. Once it is introduced into an..."

Dec. 21, 2007 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Three-Eyed Fish Alert! Texas No. 1 in Power Plant, Mercury Emissions
Toxin linked to birth defects
"...industry-favored EPA rule changes that will permit drastically more mercury pollution from power plants, putting one in six pregnant..."

Sept. 30, 2005 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Teeth and Mercury
"...A couples of years ago, I was diagnosed with mercury poisoning caused by seven 36-year-old “silver” mercury amalgam fillings..."

Sept. 22, 2006 Postmarks

Mercury, Cadmium, Arsenic, Grease ...
The Fish & Wildlife Service faults the EPA for failing to protect the Barton Springs Watershed.
"...The wildlife service findings point to high levels of mercury, cadmium, arsenic, oil, and grease, among other pollutants, in..."

Aug. 3, 2001 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
Mercury emissions from power plants continue to rise in Texas, according to a new report.
"...Once upon a time, mercury gained fame as the poison that made hatters mad...."

Nov. 26, 1999 News Feature by Dan Oko

Bohemian Rhapsody
"...the band – or rather, of lead singer Freddie Mercury’s role in their success – is so prosaic. Nominally..."

Nov. 2, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Naked City
Enviro groups call for more, not fewer, limits on power plant emissions
"...The mercury is rising in Texas, but not only in your..."

Aug. 13, 2004 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

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.
"...the Messenger recounts the downfall of real-life San Jose Mercury News reporter Gary Webb (Renner). Already a Pulitzer Prize-winner,..."

Oct. 10, 2014 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Me and Orson Welles
Richard Linklater has crafted a joyful period charmer about that moment before a boy becomes a man and another man becomes a mythological figure.
"...Caesar, Orson Welles’ barn-burning 1937 debut production for his Mercury Theatre troupe. Richard meets the ragtag company on the..."

Dec. 11, 2009 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Mission Control: The Unsung Heroes of Apollo
Doc on the men behind the astronauts
"...body. Mission Control chronicles the efforts of first the Mercury and Gemini programs, before getting into the meat of..."

April 14, 2017 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

The sci-fi reunion of Danny Boyle and Cillian Murphy (28 Days Later) is never less than beautiful but has a profoundly implausible plot turn that cheapens the sentiment.
"...Chung). But a discovery on the dark side of Mercury begets sabotage, insubordination, and a fierce battle between tragic..."

July 27, 2007 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Despite the grating, workmanlike direction of Chris Columbus, this boisterous film is a vivacious, wiseacre musical and an inarguable morality lesson: Love is all you need.
" their generational T-cell count plummets faster than the mercury on the Battery come November. Young people everywhere –..."

Nov. 25, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Exhilarating performances from Cage and Travolta, as well as Woo's tremendously enjoyable action set-pieces make this a very entertaining action film.
"...action films thus far, Face/Off whips along like liquid mercury, filled with sly, dark wit and some of the..."

July 4, 1997 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Helas Pour Moi
"...voice. He is accompanied to earth by a tennis-racket-wielding Mercury. This God is, more likely, Zeus, since Godard's notes..."

Feb. 17, 1995 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Taking the Weird Around the World
Australia hosts Austin-centric film fest
"...Austin sister city Adelaide will find out, when Adelaide's Mercury Cinema hosts a mini-film festival featuring some of Austin's..."

Sept. 21, 2011 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Luv Doc Recommends: Harold and Maude
Mercury Hall, Sunday, February 17, 2008
" bringing Harold and Maude to the stage at Mercury Hall with his mother Sue Bilich playing the role..."

Feb. 15, 2008 Column by The Luv Doc

To Your Health
A friend recently had the silver fillings in her teeth removed and replaced with ceramic fillings. Although it set her back over $2,000, she says she is feeling better already. Is this something I should do?
"...using this material, which is actually an amalgam of mercury and other minerals such as silver, there are also..."

June 29, 2001 Column by James Heffley, Ph.D.

The Spirit of Improvisation
"...done no less than tear the roof off the Mercury this night. Though the sets were separated by a..."

Nov. 20, 1998 Music Feature by Christopher Hess

To Your Health
Does the mercury content in fish make it unsafe to consume while pregnant?
"...had my first baby. I am especially worried about mercury in fish, but fish is also a good source..."

Aug. 19, 2005 Column by James Heffley, Ph.D.

Great Expectations
Assessing Austin's Class of '96
"...Yet by the time Stereophonic Spanish Fly hit stores, Mercury had bought Capricorn and had suddenly made breaking 311,..."

Dec. 27, 1996 Music Feature by Andy Langer

Our readers talk back.
"...Brenda H. CollierTeeth and MercuryDear Editor,..."

Sept. 29, 2006 Column

New Pollution Rules for Coal-Crazed Texas
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality takes up two federal EPA air quality measures to hopefully reduce mercury and carbon dioxide pollution
" the nation's No. 1 power-plant emitter of toxic mercury and heat-trapping carbon dioxide pollution, not to mention the..."

March 10, 2006 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Battling the Toxicity of Coal-Burning Power Plants
'Clear Skies' gets shot down, and Legislators try to cut the crud in Texas
"...limits for emissions of nitrogen oxide, sulfur dioxide, and mercury; and not address carbon dioxide emissions, the main culprit..."

March 18, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

On His Mark
Richard Linklater explores the rich contradictions of artifice and reality, theatre and film, love and desire in Me and Orson Welles
"...the 1930s about a famous but not-that-well-known history (the Mercury Theatre is constantly referenced in books but rarely explained),..."

Dec. 11, 2009 Screens Feature by Louis Black

A biopic of Elton John be as spectacular and catty as the man himself
"...arc in recounting the life and career of Freddie Mercury, the charismatic frontman of the rock band Queen, who..."

June 7, 2019 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Dancing About Architecture
The Mercury enters a new orbit, how to build your own music festival, the Continental Club get's a new big brother, plus more food for thought about buildings and songs
"...Mark Collins of the Mercury Lounge says that last weekend's Roy Hargrove shows, which..."

Feb. 11, 2000 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Road Shows
"...FRI 19 Big Ass Truck, Straight Up Buzz, Mercury Lounge..."

Sept. 19, 1997 Music Feature

Beyond City Limits
"...also happen to be the largest single source of mercury pollution in the U.S., which is why the Sierra..."

May 9, 2008 News Feature

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