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Finding Neverland
Johnny Depp delves into the mind of author J.M. Barrie in this adeptly realized celebration of the wonder of the imagination.
"...there’s literally nothing left to the imagination anymore. Finding Neverland takes you back to a time in which people..."

Dec. 10, 2004 Movie Review by Steve Davis

J.M. Barrie’s classic flies on new, grimier wings
"...locomotive, and she, Douglas, and James follow him to Neverland...."

March 6, 2020 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Peter Pan origin story goes off the plank
" how an orphaned Peter (Miller) first arrives in Neverland, befriends a pre-captaining Hook (Hedlund, wandering in from a..."

Oct. 9, 2015 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Arthur and the Invisibles
Live-action/animation hybrid from Luc Besson features a host of hip vocal talent but little more.
"...story in their original French. Here 10-year-old Arthur (Finding Neverland wunderkind Highmore) must save his grandmother (Farrow) from foreclosure..."

Jan. 19, 2007 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Never Grow Up
Austin is a town that brings out the "lost boy" in everyone.
"...Some people think of the Chronicle as Neverland, and they could be right. Many of us are..."

May 10, 2002 Features Feature by Margaret Moser

Peter Pan
There's a definite sexual tension between Peter and Wendy in this live-action Pan that's heavy on the special effects.
"...Swimming Pool) and promptly fly off with him to Neverland, the mystical island where no one ever grows old..."

Dec. 26, 2003 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Childhood's End
A certain boy whose permanent address is Neverland has been buzzing Austin quite a bit this spring, and here are some thoughts on why Peter Pan is so much in the air these days.
"...A certain boy whose permanent address is Neverland and who has been known to jump on the..."

May 10, 2002 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Luv Doc: Hot Mom
Austin has more Peter Pans than just about any city this side of San Francisco
"...that, for better or worse, you live in the Neverland of the Southwest. Austin has more Peter Pans than..."

Oct. 12, 2018 Column by The Luv Doc

Wide Awake and Brilliant
Eyes open on the Hideout Theatre's 48-Hour Improv Marathon
"...fourth), and they engaged in an improvised tale of Neverland with all the brio of Kaci Beeler's Peter. The..."

July 4, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

UT Theatre & Dance's Lost Girl
Kimberly Belflower's new play is a snapshot of a woman consumed by love long lost
" his memory and cannot move on. Despite leaving Neverland and choosing to grow up, Wendy has fully failed..."

Nov. 18, 2016 Arts Review by T. Lynn Mikeska

By Hook or by Crook
Lost Boys to attend 25th anniversary of Hook at the Long Center
"...interactive movie event celebrating Steven Spielberg’s beloved spin on Neverland, complete with toy cell phones, inflatable swords, and Pixy..."

Nov. 20, 2015 Screens Post by Jessi Cape

Peter and the Starcatcher
Zach Theatre's Peter and the Starcatcher brings storytelling magic to the tale of how Peter Pan came to be
"...strong performances throughout). The three board their ship, The Neverland, mistakenly thinking they will serve as helpers to the..."

Feb. 13, 2015 Arts Review by Elissa Russell

World War Z
This bio-disaster movie with zombies and Brad Pitt is smart and ambitious, even if it doesn't break the mold.
"...of action by Marc Forster (Quantum of Solace, Finding Neverland) is unclear to me from this viewing.) As for..."

June 21, 2013 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Miss Potter
This Renée Zelweger movie about the life of Peter Rabbit author Beatrix Potter lacks dramatic tension and a sense of purpose.
"...of critical and public darling that movies like Finding Neverland, Sense and Sensibility, and Four Weddings and a Funeral..."

March 9, 2007 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

After a Fashion
Who is the Best Fashion Writer? Just ask the Saxon Pub! See inside for more details.
"...away from all the music and madness? Go to and play Escape From Neverland, in which you can..."

April 1, 2005 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Greener Pastures
Youth, Joy, and Jean Arthur
"...Neverland.Obesity and Bunions "The Neverland is a very compact little..."

May 10, 2002 Features Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Let's Go Hide in the Delightful Designer Forts of Fortlandia
The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center brings back its fancy forts right when we need them
"...Frank Lloyd Wright and Frank Gehry at play in Neverland: joyful, ingenious, and utterly irresistible – for wee ones..."

Oct. 2, 2020 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Alamo Drafthouse Releases Buffalo Cauliflower Recipe
It’s vegan, it’s delicious, and it’s perfect for quarantine
"...returning to this planet from a month-long journey to Neverland, Alamo Drafthouse is temporarily closed nationwide due to, well,..."

April 1, 2020 Food Post by Jessi Cape

Broadway Leading Lady Carolee Carmello on Taking Over Dolly!
Hello, Dolly prepares for run at Bass Concert Hall
"...Pennywise in Urinetown, and Mrs. du Maurier in Finding Neverland. She’s gone from supporting roles to leads, back to..."

Jan. 17, 2020 Arts Post by Paul Beutel

Luv Doc: Not Metaphorically Speaking
You can say "Cleveland Steamer" and not be accused of profanity
"...My sister-in-law came to town from Houston last week..."

Nov. 30, 2018 Column by The Luv Doc

Pick a Headliner: Paul McCartney vs. Metallica
We break down each act's stats so you can make an informed decision
"...light/ Enter night/ Take my hand/ We're off to Never-Neverland."..."

Oct. 5, 2018 Music Feature by Tim Stegall

One Ounce Opera’s Second Fresh Squeezed Ounce of Art Song
This second program of new art songs proved the form is not just alive but relevant
"...Kotara infusing each line with urgency, the invitation to Neverland was stripped of nostalgia and given the feel of..."

Nov. 10, 2017 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Your Fantasy House
Where reader types would own a vacation home if it could be anywhere in literature
"...Alice's worlds are basically never-ending acid trips; Narnia and Neverland have way too many kids. I think I'd enjoy..."

June 17, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Shout OUT: Now with More Social Media
These are the people in our gayborhood: Get to know them!
"...for a glass of sass and a side of Neverland news? Check out Anastacia Uriegas...."

April 7, 2015 Qmmunity Post by Blake McCoy

The Wrenchies Draws a Mad, Mad World
Dalrymple signs today at Austin Books & Comics
"...2014) is a positively twisted amalgamation of horror and Neverland...."

Nov. 10, 2014 Books Post by Jessi Cape

Jason Reitman (Not) Versus the Internet
Men, Women & Children director on the use and abuse of tech
"...the way people talk about the place. It's Narnia. Neverland is a better word for it, because it's a..."

Oct. 17, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Polari: 'Valencia' Then and Now
This weekend, Michelle Tea's Valencia hits Polari
"...even be somewhat responsible for some of the city's Neverland effect – living off the 9-5 grid, group housing,..."

Oct. 19, 2013 Qmmunity Post by Sarah Marloff

The dB's
SXSW Showcase Reviews
"..."Love Is for Lovers," and Chris Stamey's set closing "Neverland" was spine-tingling and earned a rare SXSW encore, the..."

March 16, 2012 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

The Tiny Adventurers
"...Hinterlands. Storybook opener "The Cobra and the Mongoose," pristine Neverland pop, couldn't be anyone else. That's commensurate with the..."

Oct. 21, 2011 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

Luv Doc Recommends: Fantastic Fest Michael Jackson Dance Party
The HighBall, Sunday, September 27, 2009
"...the afterlife. If Michael manages to pull off a "Neverland: Extended Edition," in heaven it's safe to say that..."

Sept. 25, 2009 Column by The Luv Doc

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