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Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel
Alvin, Simon, and Theodore have good reason to squeak: Girl chipmunks enter the picture.
"...Trek II: The Wrath of Khan all leap to mind as films that trumped their predecessors by upping the..."

Dec. 25, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Inception
Nolan's first film since The Dark Knight is a heist picture with an inventive twist.
"...since the eye-rollingly overpraised The Dark Knight, is a mind-bender bearing superficial resemblance to other question-reality manifestos like The..."

July 16, 2010 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Zeus and Roxanne
"...but semi-palatable trash soup of leftovers from The Parent Trap, Flipper, and Benji. The pooch – played by a..."

Feb. 7, 1997 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Crash
The paths of a seemingly unconnected, multicultural group of Los Angelenos cross in the most compelling American movie to come around in a long while.
"...that leave few unscathed. With a greater purpose in mind, this bold and often darkly funny film invites you..."

May 6, 2005 Movie Review by Steve Davis

The Santa Clause 2
"...amiable, formulaic holiday romp with the whole family in mind. Director Lembeck, a sitcom veteran, sets 'em up and..."

Nov. 1, 2002 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Insomnia
"...case. True to form, Jan quickly devises a clever trap for the suspect. But while chasing the perp, he..."

Dec. 11, 1998 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Exhibitionism
Race of the Ark Tattoo: Trap Doors in the Mind
"...been collecting dust for years — they open a trap door in our mind, the way smelling the cologne..."

Aug. 14, 1998 Arts Review

Pulse: Oscar Riquelme
Oscar Riquelme's paintings in the exhibition 'Pulse' are attractive, accessible, well composed, and layered in subtle politics
"...some kind of head wound. The piece is called Mind Trap. I think he's looking for the brains behind..."

Feb. 24, 2006 Arts Review by Rachel Koper

Rube Goldberg Spins in Grave, Invents Coolest Coffin Ever
Notes on Rube Goldberg and "The Collector"
"...Goldberg also invented the über-cool board game Mouse Trap and, as if that weren't enough to ensure his..."

July 23, 2009 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

SXSW Live Shot: Hitchhiker/Perfume
Hitchhiker bounces, but Perfume caramelizes brains
"...views with a bizarre, color-saturated video that brings to mind Tim and Eric with a Seoul pedigree...."

March 18, 2015 Music Post by Greg Beets

99 Austin Acts at SXSW Music
Support the home team!
"...plain fun. Look for him alongside a cast of like-minded associates from his #FEELINGS label. – Dan Gentile Atash..."

March 16, 2018 Music Feature

Treasure Chest
The Vault Disney collection dusts off kid classics from its golden era of live-action films. They still fit -- and beautifully.
"...The Vault Disney Collection: Old Yeller, The Parent Trap, Pollyanna, Swiss Family Robinson..."

May 10, 2002 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

Postmarks
Sweep Them Out
"...guys have guns, it's that good guys don't!" How mindless can you get? The reason good guys don't tote..."

June 4, 1999 Column

Summer Sneaks
Apocalypse Whenever: Movies in the Season of Armageddon
"...of thoughtful offerings are around to buck the restrictive mindlock of summer escapism: Warren Beatty's political satire Bulworth, Peter..."

May 22, 1998 Screens Feature

100 Local SXSW Music Acts
A-Z list of 100 Austin acts showcasing at the Fest
"...duo, whose mothers are sisters, enlist Freddie Gibbs on "Trap House Jumpin" and blow endo and sip lean on..."

March 17, 2017 Music Feature by The Music Staff

Playback: Willie's Picnic Comes Home
Willie Nelson Fourth of July Picnic lands back in Austin
"...them sons of Willie Nelson." Bird Peterson Escapes the Trap..."

July 3, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

99 Luftballons (International Acts at SXSW Music)
South by Southwest by way of Sudan, Scotland, Colombia, and more
"...lover's rock and dub. – Tim Stegall Ali AKA Mind..."

March 16, 2018 Music Feature

Saturday Night at the Bookstore
The Dicks' Gary Floyd 20 years after Austin's first Punk Prom at the ArmadilloWorld Headquarters
"...down Riverside, this cavernous hall had a tendency to trap heat. With 8pm bringing a hint of a breeze,..."

May 12, 2000 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

University Co-op Presents the 2005 David Mark Cohen New Works Festival
"...Ky., a fictional Appalachian coal town whose inhabitants live trapped between a bitter past and a dying future. B...."

April 8, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

300: Rise of an Empire
Better than the first movie, this sequel is a more deserving Aegean “epic.”
"...by comparison. (Not that I’m knocking William Wyler’s Ben-Hur, mind you.) There’s 300 times more bloodshed, battles, rough sex,..."

March 7, 2014 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

I Know Who Killed Me
Lindsay Lohan knows there are fates worse than her current legal quagmire – starring in this clunker, for example.
"...Lohan’s 1998 remake of the Disney film The Parent Trap would have been had it featured a gaping wound..."

Aug. 3, 2007 Movie Review by Steve Davis

For the Boys
"...to collect Midler, she informs him she's changed her mind, she won't do it. “Why?” asks the young gofer,..."

Dec. 6, 1991 Movie Review by Kathleen Maher

Live Music This Weekend, Sept. 1-4
An extra day of delights for your weekend music-going
"...San Diego trap rapper Rob Stone (Jaylen Robinson) burst into the scene..."

Sept. 1, 2017 Music Post by Rachel Rascoe

Austin Filmmakers Return to Horror
Karen Skloss, Owen Egerton, and Don Swaynos talk terror
"...The Honor Farm invites viewers into the mind of its female lead (Olivia Grace Applegate), applying an..."

June 30, 2017 Screens Feature by Sean L. Malin

Friday SXSW Picks
"...slow-cook a crowd into communal ecstatic groove. Free your mind and your ass will follow. – Thomas Fawcett..."

March 18, 2016 Music Feature

Thursday Picks & Sleepers
SXSW Thursday handicapping by the blurb
"...2012, Austin's My Jerusalem has toured relentlessly, joining such like-minded stalwarts as Peter Murphy and Psychedelic Furs on the..."

March 20, 2015 Music Feature

Video Game Gift Guide
Gifts for every kind of gamer
"...thankfully doesn't take itself so seriously that you can't strap explosives to woodland creatures of varying sizes for the..."

Dec. 12, 2014 Screens Feature by James Renovitch

The LuvDoc's Celebrity Corner
An interview with Rachel McGruder, Asst. Events Manager
"...was when SXSW and the Chronicle shared that rat trap building behind Dirty's. LuvDoc: Yes, we were the bait..."

Aug. 10, 2012 Chronolog Post by The Luv Doc

Milton Mapes
"...The Blacklight Trap (Undertow)..."

March 18, 2005 Music Review by Christopher Gray

Rats!
Think you're the only one with a rat problem? Bernadette Noll reassures that you are not alone.
"...contained no mysteries: a half a dozen large rat traps and a six-pack of Guinness. We were going to..."

Jan. 21, 2000 Features Feature by Bernadette Noll

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