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In Memoriam: Shannon Leigh Lewis
"...a native daughter and rising star last week when Shannon Leigh Lewis, age 20, died from injuries sustained during..."

July 7, 2008 Books Post by Stacy Alexander Evans

Shannon Sedwick
The once and future queen of Esther's Follies receives a special B. Iden Payne award
"...Shannon Sedwick may not have been as nonplussed as the..."

Oct. 16, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

St. Michael's Passion
Whose truth prevails at Austin's Catholic high school?
"...St. Michael's Academy is, for the moment, Austin's only Catholic high..."

Dec. 14, 2001 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Elvis & Nixon
Now we can do more than wonder about the day these two men met
"...Directed by: Liza Johnson. Starring: Michael Shannon, Kevin Spacey, Alex Pettyfer, Johnny Knoxville, Colin Hanks,..."

April 22, 2016 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Premium Rush
Joseph Gordon-Levitt rides like the wind, and Michael Shannon plays his usual nut job, but Bullitt on a bike this film is not.
"...Directed by: David Koepp. Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Michael Shannon, Dania Ramirez, Jamie Chung, Aasif Mandvi, Wolé Parks,..."

Aug. 24, 2012 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Grand Theft Parsons
This film version of the legend of Gram Parsons’ missing body lacks soul.
"...Directed by: David Caffrey. Starring: Johnny Knoxville, Michael Shannon, Christina Applegate, Marley Shelton and Robert Forster. From..."

Aug. 20, 2004 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done
An unsatisfying film/experiment/prank that combines the forces of Werner Herzog and David Lynch.
"...Directed by: Werner Herzog. Starring: Michael Shannon, Willem Dafoe, Chloë Sevigny, Brad Dourif, Michael Peña,..."

Jan. 29, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Night Before
Three guys look for fun on a Christmas Eve that turns into one crazy night
"...Mackie, Jillian Bell, Lizzy Caplan, Ilana Glazer, Mindy Kaling, Michael Shannon and Nathan Fielder...."

Nov. 20, 2015 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

99 Homes
Orlando real-estate drama is a microcosm of the U.S. financial crisis
"...Directed by: Ramin Bahrani. Starring: Andrew Garfield, Michael Shannon, Laura Dern, Clancy Brown, Tim Guinee, Nicole Barré,..."

Oct. 9, 2015 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Take Shelter
Is Curtis LaForche slowly going mad or is something apocalyptic about to happen? Michael Shannon stars in this truly unsettling movie.
"...Directed by: Jeff Nichols. Starring: Michael Shannon, Jessica Chastain, Tova Stewart, Shea Whigham, Katy Mixon..."

Oct. 28, 2011 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Revolutionary Road
Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio co-star in this drama set 50 years ago in suburban Connecticut about a married couple who yearns to stand out from its peers, but whose tragedy is that they are cut from the same cloth.
"...Sam Mendes. Starring: Kate Winslet, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kathy Bates, Michael Shannon, Kathryn Hahn, David Harbour, Dylan Baker, Zoe Kazan..."

Jan. 9, 2009 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Iceman
Michael Shannon stars as a contract killer with a double life.
"...Directed by: Ariel Vromen. Starring: Michael Shannon, Winona Ryder, James Franco, Ray Liotta, Chris Evans,..."

May 17, 2013 Movie Review by Louis Black

The Runaways
A grittily femme perspective governs this otherwise conventional music saga about the Runaways, America's first all-girl rock band.
"...Directed by: Floria Sigismondi. Starring: Kristen Stewart, Dakota Fanning, Michael Shannon, Stella Maeve, Alia Shawcat, Scout Taylor-Compton and Riley..."

March 19, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Midnight Special
Is a boy with special gifts a savior or a weapon – or neither?
"...Directed by: Jeff Nichols. Starring: Michael Shannon, Joel Edgerton, Kirsten Dunst, Jaeden Lieberher, Adam Driver,..."

March 18, 2016 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

World Trade Center
This is not the 9/11 film we expected from Stone, who tells the fact-based story of two individuals who somehow survived the collapse of the World Trade Center and with a remarkable economy of expressionistic detail and bombast.
"...Directed by: Oliver Stone. Starring: Nicolas Cage, Michael Peña, Jay Hernandez, Armando Riesco, Maria Bello and Maggie..."

Aug. 11, 2006 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Machine Gun Preacher
Gerard Butler and Michael Shannon star in this drama about a reformed bruiser and drug addict who now rescues children from the conflict in Sudan.
"...Directed by: Marc Forster. Starring: Gerard Butler, Michelle Monaghan, Michael Shannon, Kathy Baker and Souleymane Sy Savane...."

Oct. 7, 2011 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Texas Film Awards Announces Presenters
Michael Shannon, Nick Kroll, Henry Cisneros join lineup
"...If recent Oscar nominee Michael Shannon hasn't returned his tux yet from Sunday's ceremony,..."

March 1, 2017 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Let's Go to Prison
Bob Odenkirk directs this comedy written by the Reno 911! team, but consider this one disarmed and extremely pointless.
"...Starring: Dax Shepard, Will Arnett, Chi McBride, David Koechner, Michael Shannon and Dylan Baker. It's going to be difficult,..."

Nov. 24, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Clear As 'Mud'
Writer/director Jeff Nichols dishes the dirt on his third feature
", provided our first sustained exposure to the actor Michael Shannon – is by Nichols' own admission aesthetically defined..."

April 26, 2013 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Brothers in Arms
Jeff Nichols' Southern Gothic family saga, 'Shotgun Stories'
"...Shot in anamorphic 35mm and starring veteran stage actor Michael Shannon (Bug, 8 Mile) in one of his biggest..."

June 27, 2008 Screens Feature by Spencer Parsons

Addicted to Fresno
Natasha Lyonne and Judy Greer co-star as sisters in off-color comedy
"...Livingston, Malcolm Barrett, Jessica St. Clair, Fred Armisen, Molly Shannon, Michael Hitchcock and Allison Tolman...."

Oct. 2, 2015 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

ASL Powerhouse Gets Shut Down
The Austin Chronicle defeats BookPeople 9-5 and clinch a spot in the Alternative Softball League playoffs
"...the third inning tied at 2. In the first Shannon Stott scored a run on a hit to deep..."

Aug. 21, 2008 Sports Post by Kristine Tofte

Nocturnal Animals
A dark meditation on regret and revenge
"...Directed by: Tom Ford. Starring: Amy Adams, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Shannon, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Isla Fisher, Ellie Bamber, Armie Hammer,..."

Nov. 18, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Julianne Moore and Ellen Page are adrift in this gay-rights drama
"...Directed by: Peter Sollett. Starring: Julianne Moore, Ellen Page, Michael Shannon, Steve Carell, Josh Charles, Luke Grimes, Gabriel Luna,..."

Oct. 16, 2015 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

12 Strong
High-tech bombs and horseback soldiers fight together in the U.S. war in Afghanistan
"...Directed by: Nicolai Fuglsig. Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Navid Negahban, Michael Shannon, William Fichtner, Taylor Sheridan, Rob Riggle, Michael Peña..."

Jan. 19, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

The Shape of Water
An unconventional love story from one of the best fabulists
" Guillermo del Toro. Starring: Sally Hawkins, Octavia Spencer, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Michael Stuhlbarg, Doug Jones, David Hewlett..."

Dec. 8, 2017 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Film Flam
Michael Shannon, casting call, and Bad Movie Bingo
"...distribute, will be the director's fourth collaboration with actor Michael Shannon (after Take Shelter, Shotgun Stories, and a cameo..."

May 10, 2013 Screens Post by Monica Riese

Sundance Announces Competition Slate
Austinite Jeff Nichols will compete in Park City
"...Shotgun Stories was just terrific stuff – reteams with Michael Shannon for followup feature Take Shelter, which Sundance describes..."

Dec. 1, 2010 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

TV Eye: Under the 'Boardwalk'
A new HBO series explores seedy, Prohibition-era Atlantic City
", igniting what looks to be an ongoing relationship. Michael Pitt (Last Days) co-stars as Jimmy Darmody, a veteran..."

Sept. 24, 2010 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

Northern Exposures
Reflections on the 2009 Toronto International Film Festival
"...Man, and A Single Man? Hint: Solitary Man stars Michael Douglas as a man the program book describes as..."

Sept. 25, 2009 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

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