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Shaky Railing
Three former Capital Metro board members and two former employees claim that the transportation agency attempted to put Longhorn Railway, its costly freight rail operator, out of business.
"...go out of business, Cap Metro will seek another operator right away. But Rae acknowledges that the agency might..."

Dec. 10, 1999 News Feature by Robert Bryce

The Call
Halle Berry plays a 911 phone operator who takes a call in which everything's on the line.
"...entirely on the telephone. Jordan (Berry) is a 911 operator confined to a cubicle as she attempts to save..."

March 22, 2013 Movie Review by Leah Churner

Darkness
Eurotrash horror film for the new millennium.
"...R) seems to have been performed by a blind marionette-operator on crack, but no, it’s actually by the highly..."

Dec. 31, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Cold Pursuit
Liam Neeson is Mr. Plow ... with a vengeance
"...gallows humor. Neeson is Nels Coxman, a professional snowplow operator, loving husband and father, and local “Citizen of the..."

Feb. 15, 2019 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Wonder Wheel
Woody Allen's ode to Coney Island
"...house waitress (Winslet), who’s married to a dunderheaded carousel operator (Belushi), aspires for happiness in an affair with a..."

Dec. 8, 2017 Movie Review by Steve Davis

For a Good Time Call …
The Apatowian bromance has found its reverse-gender equivalent in this comedy about two gals who enter the phone-sex biz.
"...(Graynor), who pays the rent as a for-hire phone-sex operator. With entrepreneurial zest, Lauren convinces Katie to start their..."

Sept. 7, 2012 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Crank: High Voltage
If Takashi Miike happened to be possessed by the spirit of Chuck Jones, the result might turn out something like this sequel.
"...car, and then died three inches from the camera operator in Crank, escapes the white light only to find..."

April 24, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Animation Show 4
Mike Judge is back with a brand new collection of short animated films, and it's premiering here in Austin.
"...and a penguin “John and Karen” and his sublime “Operator,” about a man trying to get the big guy's..."

April 25, 2008 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Hitch
What should be a battle of the sexes is more like a brief skirmish without any of the romantic tension that makes for an interesting – much less great – screen pairing.
"...romantic comedy Hitch, Smith is cast as a smooth operator known as Manhattan’s “date doctor,” Alex "Hitch" Hitchens, a..."

Feb. 18, 2005 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Sunshine State
"...and the other a white second-generation restaurant and motel operator, Marly Temple (Falco), who restlessly yearns to get the..."

Aug. 2, 2002 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Living Out Loud
"...divorce. Along the way, she befriends a down-on-his-luck elevator operator, who's romantically interested in her, and a nightclub singer..."

Nov. 13, 1998 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Broadway Damage
"...meet, the boyishly cute Marc works as a telephone operator booking tickets for Broadway shows, living in a six-flights-up..."

July 24, 1998 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Mouth to Mouth
"...to stick around, taking a job as a phone-sex operator to make ends meet while waiting on fame. Here..."

Nov. 21, 1997 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Jerry Maguire
"...love. We've seen Cruise play this type of smooth operator before: the button-down yupster with the Cheshire grin. What's..."

Dec. 13, 1996 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

City Unplugged
"...joyous melee is Toivo (Uukkivi), a young city utilities operator, who, at the behest of his loving and thoroughly..."

Oct. 13, 1995 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Herman
"...store clerk -- and father (Floberg) -- a crane operator. Although Herman loves his parents, being an only child..."

July 2, 1993 Movie Review by Pamela Bruce

Austin’s Queer Residents Address Needs at City Forum
LGBTQ Commission received feedback to forecast funding
"...called 911 to report a youth in crisis, the operator followed standard procedure to dispatch officers, asking the gender..."

March 8, 2019 Qmmunity Post by Lilli Hime

A Grave Injustice
Small Houston funeral home operator claims state agency is coming down hard on him while going easy on funeral giant SCI.
"...off the hook, nor are they picking on small operators like Bill. O.C. Robbins, the new executive director at..."

Jan. 21, 2000 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Reflections
SXSW 2000 Film Festival and Conference
"...THE OPERATORDir/Scr/Prod: Jon Dichter; Co-Prod: Doug Bruce, Betty Buckley; Exec Prod:..."

March 24, 2000 Screens Feature by Barry Johnson

Danzón
A woman leaves her home and family in Mexico City to embark on a romantic quest in Veracruz only to lose sight of the original subject of her search and, in the process, find something more precious – herself.
"...begins to unravel. By occupation Julia is a telephone operator and mother of a teenage daughter. When she hears..."

Jan. 29, 1993 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Charter School Approval Sparks More Debate
Williamson County charter school wins approval, but the charter school issue in general remains contentious
"...International Baccalaureate, or IB, curriculum; and sought a charter-school operator...."

Jan. 9, 2009 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

The Common Law
Austin smoking ordinance – is the smoker or the bar owner at fault?
"...Alternatively, section 10-6-2 (e) states that "the owner or operator of a public place commits an offense if the..."

Jan. 13, 2006 Column by Luke Ellis

Operator Generator
Acts Playing South by Southwest
"...Operator GeneratorPolar Fleet (Man's Ruin) Hailing from San Jose, Calif.,..."

March 16, 2001 Music Review by David Lynch

Good Restaurants Make Good Neighbors
"...posting sales figures impressive enough to interest other restaurant operators in the neighborhood. Segle Fry, operator of Another Raw..."

Nov. 20, 1998 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Into the Night With Joe Taslim and Timo Tjahjanto
Indonesian action flick The Night Comes For Us pulls no punches
"...member of the Six Seas. Then there's the mysterious Operator (Julie Estelle), who seems hellbent on stopping both...."

Oct. 19, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

MLS in Austin: Someday, Someway
It won't be the Crew, but there will be an Austin FC, league suggests
"...million price tag. Because PSV is already a league operator, MLS could just give the group a new team..."

Oct. 19, 2018 News Feature by Austin Sanders

MLS in Austin: Everybody Wins!
Browns owner saves Crew; new Austin FC side by 2021
"...However, current Crew operator Precourt Sports Ventures still has the league’s backing for..."

Oct. 12, 2018 News Post by Mike Clark-Madison

At Court With Precourt
Legal volleys in the fight for the Columbus Crew
"...the Crew, but are rather merely a manager (as "operator/investor") of one of the 23 teams that play in..."

April 27, 2018 News Feature by Austin Sanders

SXSW Music Live: Durand Jones & the Indications, Jamila Woods
Old souls, new faces
"...gut punch, flipping the schoolyard rhyme of “Miss Susie/Hello Operator” into a Black Lives Matter anthem:..."

March 17, 2017 SXSW Post by Thomas Fawcett

Unlocking the Joys of Austin’s Puzzle Rooms
Escape rooms bring the solitary diversions to life
"...screens, or characters in the room with the players. (Operators are also on-call to release players if they need..."

July 29, 2016 Arts Feature by Marc Majcher

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