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The Neon Bible
" his Distant Voices, Still Lives, Terence Davies' The Neon Bible is an autobiographical memory film that ponders the..."

July 5, 1996 Movie Review by Steve Davis

The Neon Demon
Cinema's bad boy, Nicolas Winding Refn, strikes again
"...interested in mood and highly stylized provocation. With The Neon Demon, he more or less succeeds...."

June 24, 2016 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Summoning The Neon Demon
Nicolas Winding Refn, Cliff Martinez on horror and fashion
"...magnetic force of attraction. For haute couture horror The Neon Demon, director Nicolas Winding Refn wanted to dissect the..."

June 24, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Neon Austin
South Lamar
"...South Lamar reveals itself to be Austin's most radiant neon district. Intended or not, the effect of so much..."

May 23, 1997 Arts Feature

Neon Indian/Vega
Austin's mad pop scientist on his Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde
"...e-mail about the pull of his two creative outlets, Neon Indian and Vega. "I'll get majorly stoked about the..."

March 19, 2010 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

Film Flam: Neon, Blue Starlite, and Kiss
Movie news, Tim League, and Gene Simmons (not dueting, sadly)
"...Films distribution company. He's put up a new shingle, Neon, to release even more films...."

Jan. 20, 2017 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Glowing Neon and Hot Fryers at New Lucy's Fried Chicken
We've got a hot basket of restaurant news online this week
"...The neon signs were glowing and the fryer baskets were hot..."

Sept. 12, 2013 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Neon Exodus
For 22 years, the electrified mural on Fifth Street has been a local landmark, but now it's coming down
"...That's Ben Livingston, neon artist, talking about the large work of animated images..."

March 28, 2008 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

How One Hair Salon Is Getting Back to Neon-Colored Business
Shell Vega of Urban Hair weighs her options

May 22, 2020 News Feature by Clara Ence Morse

Agency of Light
Tripping the Neon Lights Fantastic
"...Neon brightens Pato's Tacos photograph by Kenny Braun The fiery..."

May 23, 1997 Arts Feature by Kate X Messer

The Stories Behind Austin’s Iconic Signs
How both classic neon and changing design continue to draw patrons to local restaurants and theatres
"...and brand-new visitors of our local treasures. From original neon and vintage scripts to restored and revamped handmade art..."

Jan. 31, 2020 Features Feature by Jessi Cape

It's a Gas, Gas, Gas
South Austin's Neon Transformers Light Up Life South of the River
", creators of the funky vintage sculptures and radiant neon lighting that mimic icons of another era -- of..."

Jan. 19, 2001 News Feature by Rob D'Amico

Through Steel, Wood, Glass, and Gas, Ion Art Turns Zilker Into a Glowing Wonderland
Enter the Neon Garden
"...six nights with more than 100 fantastical works of neon art, works of technical and artistic creativity so huge..."

April 22, 2022 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Qmmunity: Quntry & Western
DJ Boi Orbison lassos queer country nostalgia with Neon Rainbows
"...Attention all LGBTQ buckaroos: Austin's hottest quntry party is Neon Rainbows. Established circa 2012 by DJ Boi Orbison –..."

April 28, 2023 Column by James Scott

Teen Spirit
Pop fable never feels like a smash hit
"...of indifference that borders on numb, similar to The Neon Demon’s Jesse. This lack of emotion is even vocalized..."

April 19, 2019 Movie Review by Danielle White

Shaadi No. 1
In a country famous for its exhaustively over-the-top filmmaking, India’s Shaadi No. 1 is an extreme case: a maddeningly manic comedy-romance painted in vibrant shades of neon pink and Day-Glo violet.
"...maddeningly manic comedy-romance painted in such vibrant shades of neon pink and Day-Glo violet, and containing such a convoluted,..."

Nov. 11, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

We Have an Issue: At Night the Art Comes Out to Play
Inside Ion Art’s neon wonderland, the "Surreal Garden" exhibit at Zilker Botanical Garden
"...Art is responsible for some of the most iconic neon signage in town (including the Chronicle's own I-35-facing one,..."

April 22, 2022 Column by Kimberley Jones

John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum
Welcome back, Mister Wick!
"...lethal hit man, caught in the crosshairs of a neon-drenched mid-death crisis, is a fatalistic fantasy that positively bleeds,..."

May 17, 2019 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Assassination Nation
Dark satire lets social media tear us apart
"...with his kinetic, vibrant work here, smashing Jacques Jouffret's neon-and-blood visual thrills from The Purge series into suburbia with..."

Sept. 21, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Noir murder mystery for the selfie generation.
" the telling. Director Aaron Katz’s Gemini is a neon-drenched murder mystery – or is it? – for the..."

April 6, 2018 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1
Katniss Everdeen goes from Hunger Games victor to emblem of the revolution
" Suzanne Collins’ bestselling young-adult trilogy uncaps a fat, neon highlighter to underscore a defining idea of the series,..."

Nov. 21, 2014 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

This Week
Your one-stop weekly source for capital city events and nightlife
"...Event highlights include the 50 Shades of Neon Art and Fashion Gallery Show at Beauty Ballroom, Austin's..."

July 18, 2012 Events Post by Chrontourage

Chico & Rita
The music, scored by Cuban pianist Bebo Valdés, is the real star of this animated movie.
"...and excepting a lively and abstract interlude of a neon-shock dreamscape – the animation is uninspiring, corny, even. (How..."

March 2, 2012 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li
The director of Doom takes on another video-game franchise, this time one about a female martial artist seeking justice.
"...ball in the gutter and end up with a neon-streaked, hyper-saturated, dead sexy action-adventure film. So it boggles the..."

March 6, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

William H. Macy stars in this film penned by David Mamet about one man's long night's journey of the soul.
"...This is Mamet World: an urban jungle of garish neon lighting and gutter-mouthed bigots and con men, whose language..."

Sept. 29, 2006 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Nine Lives
Composed of nine occasionally interlocking vignettes that star a dozen or so terrific actresses, Nine Lives presents intimate portraits of women grapplng with life.
"...Nine Lives’ most heartrending piece takes place in the neon-toned impersonality of the supermarket aisle. García has made his..."

Jan. 6, 2006 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Michael Mann returns to his stock-and-trade: the glossy, kinetic crime thriller, this time starring Tom Cruise and Jamie Foxx.
"...real star is Los Angeles at night – the neon-saturated streets, the promenades of palm trees, the nexus of..."

Aug. 6, 2004 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

" 10 individuals make their way to a lonely, neon-burnished, and utterly anonymous motel to seek shelter from a..."

April 25, 2003 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Emperor's New Groove
"...of, say, Tarzan and all of the bad, nearly neon color palettes of an out of control Hype Williams..."

Dec. 15, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

"...Hiroyuki Tanaka) herds his cast across a landscape of neon-streaked alleys, pachinko parlors, and one particularly massive bridge, while..."

Dec. 8, 2000 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

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