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Rust and Bone
The unlikely relationship between two damaged souls is made deeply palpable by the stunning performances of Oscar-winner Marion Cotillard and rising star Matthias Schoenaerts.
"...The unpredictable love story Rust and Bone is not the first thing..."

Jan. 18, 2013 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Mother Love Bone / Temple of the Dog / Soundgarden / Tad
"...Mother Love BoneOn Earth as It Is: The Complete Works..."

Dec. 16, 2016 Music Feature by Michael Toland

"...Ament backed glam Dallas Cowboys fan Andrew Wood in Mother Love Bone. Before that, Wood (1966-1990) and his fellow..."

Aug. 26, 2011 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

Welcome to the Jungle
Metal and alt-rock collide and flourish during the Back Room's glory years
"...and to remind the crowd how much they are loved. And, of course, to ring in the New Year..."

July 28, 2006 Music Feature by Ray Seggern

Final Countdown
Thirty-three years of Back Room shows and events can hardly be summed up in one timeline
"...April 23, 1989: Mother Love Bone opens for Dogs D'Amour; less than a..."

July 28, 2006 Music Feature by Darcie Stevens

"...Care If You Disrespect Me (As Long As You Love Me) " years before Imperial Teen kissed you like..."

March 14, 1997 Music Feature

"...on like a comedown from its fast, trashy birth mother (thanks for the tape, Davy Vain), but upon release..."

June 18, 2010 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

Music Reviews
"...If you've ever had the courage to fall in love with a bad girl, you've likely left a good..."

Nov. 17, 1995 Music Review

Page Two: Making Their Marks
Austin loses two legends in one week
"...There are those who knew Luke and those who loved him. He is missed. I feel like I must..."

July 2, 2010 Column by Louis Black

Music Reviews
"...Country Love Songs (Bloodshot)..."

Sept. 6, 1996 Music Feature

Too Late to Stop Now
Digital media in analog boxes – and sometimes in mono!

Dec. 16, 2016 Music Feature

Yardbird's Blues
How the bone-out chicken-fried chicken breast is destroying American menus
"..."By my reckoning, fried chicken must have a bone ... the presence of a bone in a piece..."

June 29, 2007 Food Feature by Claudia Alarcón

Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire
Much like the title character Precious, this rough-hewn movie overcomes the unlikely odds for its success.
"...kind of success stories that the American mythmaking machinery loves to love. Claireece Precious Jones (Sidibe) is known by..."

Nov. 20, 2009 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Crazy Heart
Jeff Bridges scores in this performance as a fading country & western star who has cashed in most of his chips.
"...him an interview with a local journalist and single mother (Gyllenhaal) who takes a more-than-professional shine to the old..."

Jan. 8, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Rat Race
"...dammit if it doesn't connect dead-on with the funnny bone. The movie is a stuffed grab bag of setups,..."

Aug. 17, 2001 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Playback: Friday the 13th Reaps Austin Music
Joe Valentine, Ponty Bone, Fai Jow all pass on the same day
"...working overtime this year as Austin music lost three beloved characters...."

July 20, 2018 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Don't Come Knocking
With its wonderful veteran cast, its heart on its sleeve, and a love for the landscape that suffuses its technique, Sam Shepard and Wim Wenders' movie is a peculiar but rewarding escape.
"...womanizing, and the drunk tank at middle age. His mother (Saint, delightfully self-composed) lies to keep the producers’ strongman..."

April 14, 2006 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Donnie Darko
This unnerving, electrifying film provides a unique take on the teen psyche in modern suburbia.
"...whom acquit themselves nicely -- especially McDonnell, as Donnie's mother; not especially Swayze, in an inspirational-guru role that's also..."

Feb. 22, 2002 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Old Soul
Bill Maddox died violently under bizarre circumstances – and left a legacy of music, love, and friendship
"...difficult and short-lived marriages, Maddox had also found the love of his life, a petite and striking brunette beauty..."

March 18, 2011 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Menorah Roundup
This season's best menorahs
"...This entry is dedicated to my mother – who else would a nice Jewish boy dedicate..."

Dec. 13, 2008 Design Post by Andy Campbell

Neorealism, Now and Then, in Troubled Lands
AFS Essential Cinema: Children of Abraham/Ibrahim 4
"...Kenaoui (played by the director, Youssef Chahine) falls in love with a voluptuous but cruel lemonade seller named Hanouma..."

Jan. 8, 2010 Screens Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

Cardiovascular Blues (Inner Secrets)
"...Fillmore East, 1971 (originally from Eat a Peach), chops bone. Fade In: the whistles, the crowd. The buzz. Dickey..."

July 6, 2007 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

All Wrapped Up
From biopics to end-of-day thrillers, a look at the films you'll be standing in line for this Christmas.
"...following films by noted directors. With All About My Mother, Pedro Almodóvar takes a more serious turn away from..."

Nov. 26, 1999 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Aural History
Hannibal Lokumbe and his trumpet stand at the crossroads of jazz, blues, and Jimi Hendrix
"...the slave master who bought him and raped his mother," nods Lokumbe gravely. "He escaped a plantation in Charleston,..."

Feb. 12, 2010 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

The Other Stars in the Galaxy
"...DreamWorks has not just scheduled the romantic comedy, The Love Letter, to open up the same weekend as Star..."

May 21, 1999 Screens Feature

UK Calling
Damon Albarn leads SXSW 07's UK act armada. Again.
"...How You Go (Atlantic UK), spawned the languid and lovely chart-topping single "Love Show," which only goes to prove..."

Feb. 23, 2007 Music Feature by Marc Savlov

Murder in the Suburbs
Good Luck Penny
"...garbage bag contained the pipe, the knife, five latex gloves, and Penny Scaggs' wedding ring, diamond necklace, and tennis..."

Dec. 11, 1998 News Feature by Kayte VanScoy

Austin's Indie Spirit
Anish Savjani and Bryan Poyser score noms
"...Bryan Poyser’s Lovers of Hate, an acidic romantic-comedy that premiered at the..."

Nov. 30, 2010 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

SXSW Film Announces 2015 Lineup
Circling the Thunderdome
"...Fidell A young couple bound by a seemingly ideal love begins to unravel as unexpected opportunities spin them down..."

Feb. 3, 2015 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

"...Best Bones About ItBone Appetit Bakery..."

Sept. 24, 1999 Best of Austin Feature

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