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Cold Mountain
Swoony kisses and true grit mark this Civil War epic from the director of The English Patient.
"...newly arrived in the North Carolina town of Cold Mountain with her preacher father (Sutherland), and a local man,..."

Dec. 26, 2003 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Brokeback Mountain
The beautifully wrought film is a tragic love story (not a "gay cowboy movie") that’s defined by its staggering heartbreak.
"...of diminishing this amazing movie’s focus and reach. Brokeback Mountain is a love story that’s defined by its staggering..."

Dec. 16, 2005 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Rude Mechanicals' Not Every Mountain
This Rude Mechs performance piece shows us a mountain's lifetime in an hour and makes clear that nothing lasts forever
"...with irreverence that which we consider "permanent," Not Every Mountain dedicates the entirety of its hourlong runtime to the..."

April 26, 2019 Arts Review by Trey Gutierrez

The Mountain
Tye Sheridan and Jeff Goldblum in an engrossing experiment in form
"...are anything but the fulfillment of their monikers. The Mountain continues the Alverson (who co-wrote the film with Dustin..."

Aug. 2, 2019 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Now Streaming in Austin: Coming Undone With Minnow Mountain
Resurrecting Rotoscoping for the Amazon Prime mindbender
"...to be worth the time. Austin animation studio Minnow Mountain keeps proving “them” wrong by resurrecting the 100-year-old art..."

Nov. 20, 2019 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Day Trips: Spider Mountain Bike Park
Round the mountain at Spider Mountain Bike Park
"...Spider Mountain Bike Park outside of Burnet gives knobby­-tire bike riders..."

Aug. 23, 2019 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

The Last Mountain
The case against mountaintop mining in the Coal River Valley of West Virginia in made in this passionate documentary.
"...Directed by: Bill Haney. The land, mountains, and timbers of West Virginia have been sacrificed over..."

July 15, 2011 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Treeless Mountain
So Yong Kim is an astute observer of young people as demonstrated with this film whose story is mostly told on the expressive faces of its two very young protagonists. Never overly sentimental or forcibly cute, Kim’s austere shooting style and scarcity of narrative accouterments provide a nice counterbalance to the sweetness of her young stars.
"...In Between Days, shows with her follow-up film, Treeless Mountain, that she is an astute observer of young people...."

June 12, 2009 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Mastodon's 'Blood Mountain' Flows Into Austin
Coming down the mountain with Mastodon
"...the Void to unravel the band’s latest saga, Blood Mountain, and explain the difference between ligers and cysquatches. Catch..."

March 14, 2007 Music Post by Austin Powell

Mountain Patrol: Kekexili
A self-appointed game warden and his ragtag band of volunteers cross some treacherous Chinese landscape in search of poachers who are decimating the Tibetan antelope.
"...of quicksand, or simply starving to death in a mountain pass. Yet Ri Tai and his foot soldiers, who..."

May 26, 2006 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

A War on Passivity: Rick Alverson and Tye Sheridan Climb The Mountain
The confrontational director challenges audiences to work once again
"...of his nightmare audience, and his latest film, The Mountain, employs A-list headliners (Jeff Goldblum and Tye Sheridan) to..."

Aug. 6, 2019 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Mountain
Scenes from the edge of the world in this meditative documentary
"...Sufferers of vertigo, take note. Mountain contains graphic scenes of extreme heights, cliffs, and crests...."

June 8, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Race to Witch Mountain
In this updated remake of the beloved Disney series of family movies, two siblings with supernatural powers seek refuge with a cabbie and a UFO specialist.
"...Ciarán Hinds and Garry Marshall. Disney's Escape to Witch Mountain, released in 1975, was one of the first films..."

March 20, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Mountain Men
Estranged brothers exchange truths while stuck in the woods
"...Mountain Men, a family dramedy about estranged brothers who get..."

Jan. 29, 2016 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Mountain Between Us
This is what a boring plane crash movie looks like
"...their skills at 11,000 grueling feet atop an actual mountain in Vancouver, British Columbia, would produce more than this..."

Oct. 6, 2017 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Back to Blue Mountain
Alt.country no more!
"...of alt.country, say ten or so years ago, Blue Mountain was in the thick of it. Heck, they graced..."

July 30, 2008 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

Jeremy Nail Survives Cancer, Scales Mountain
Austin Music Awards performer previews May LP live
"...Jeremy Nail continues prepping his Alejandro Escovedo-produced My Mountain. After surviving cancer, Nail says, “What keeps me going..."

Feb. 23, 2016 Music Post by William Harries Graham

Okay Mountain
The Austin collective's faux convenience store sells well at the Pulse art fair
"...Okay Mountain's recent trip to Miami for the Pulse Contemporary Art..."

Dec. 11, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Can You Draw? Then Minnow Mountain Needs You!
Austin animation house looking for artists
"...that's staying busy is animation. That's why Austin's Minnow Mountain is putting out the call for artists to work..."

Aug. 13, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

The Long Trip up the 'Dark Mountain'
Writer/director Tara Anaïse brings her wilderness horror to Austin
"...combine, it's claustrophobia and agoraphobia. Found footage horror Dark Mountain blends both, as a hapless camera crew gets lost..."

July 29, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Emily Wolfe at Holy Mountain
Home grown indie pop sensation
"...playlist. The release show is this Saturday at Holy Mountain along with Walter Lukens and The Tontons...."

May 22, 2013 Events Post by Joe Layton

BANFF Mountain Film Festival
Action, Suspense and Dudes Doing the Impossible
"...The absence of mountains and ocean normally force active Austinites to venture outside..."

April 12, 2013 Events Post by Derek Van Wagner

Trouble on Green Mountain
Green Mountain blames regulatory and market obstacles for its woes, but critics cite lack of investment in clean energy.
"...In June, Austin-based Green Mountain Energy Company – self-described as "one of the nation's..."

Nov. 25, 2005 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Playback: Holy Mountain Closing Oct. 1
Holy Mountain falls prey to skyrocketing rents Downtown
"...So goes the fate of Seventh Street venue Holy Mountain, which will expire with its lease on October 1...."

June 26, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Mountain Style
Chatting with Dr. Ralph Stanley, a pioneer of bluegrass music before there was such a thing
"...Bluegrass, old-time, mountain music -- the genres to which Dr. Ralph Stanley..."

Nov. 30, 2001 Music Feature by Kim Mellen

Playback: Holy Mountain and Red 7 in Danger of Losing Leases
Could the Red River Cultural District be losing two of its landmark live music venues?
"...point: neighboring Seventh Street clubs Red 7 and Holy Mountain are fighting to renew their leases in the face..."

May 15, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

How to Climb a Minnow Mountain
The Austin animation studio resurrecting Rotoscoping with Richard Linklater
"...the offices of the animation studio he co-founded, Minnow Mountain, when he mentioned that there was the possibility of..."

Sept. 4, 2020 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Minnow Mountain Co-Founder Goes Into the Archives
Animation studio's Steph Swope takes a mountaintop view
"..."We started the company to make it," Minnow Mountain co-founder Steph Swope said about their bawdy, silly Western..."

Sept. 4, 2020 Screens Feature

'No American Talent': Coming around the Mountain from faraway lands
"...The new series at Okay Mountain is titled "No American Talent" in loving tribute to..."

Jan. 12, 2007 Arts Feature by Rachel Koper

Harry Edohoukwa Climbs His Mountain
Personal and creative growth manifest on debut LP
"...greater focus with his debut full-length Fire on the Mountain, emerging with an album release show on Saturday, 9pm-midnight,..."

Dec. 9, 2019 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

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