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Panic Room
"...the last century, Fincher has delivered another attention-getter in Panic Room, a chilly, squirmy suspense thriller, a self-proclaimed “popcorn”..."

March 29, 2002 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Snapshot: Project Panic
To celebrate the Chronicle’s July Crime Month, staff go sleuthing at Austin Panic Room’s newest escape game
"...trained investigators" to follow up on a tip that "Panic City's subway system is home to a deeper and..."

July 6, 2018 Arts Column by David Brendan Hall

"...Ullman, Neve Campbell, Donald Sutherland and William H. Macy. Panic is not exactly the kind of emotion one associates..."

March 2, 2001 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Room wears the skin of a psychological thriller, but plays out as something far darker, weirder, and more distancing. The film was invited to Cannes and earned Independent Spirit Award nominations for its Austin artists, Kyle Henry and Cyndi Williams.
"...(American Cowboy, University Inc.), and an editor (Manito). But Room, which played at Cannes and Sundance last year and..."

April 7, 2006 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Escape Room
Austin Panic Room

Nov. 8, 2019 Best of Austin Feature

Panic Fest Review: Vicious Fun
Serial killer comedy gets to the bloody point
" a locked restaurant-bar, and stumbles into the back room to find what looks like the world's most unlikely..."

April 24, 2021 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

A Good Run or Last Panic (at the Backyard)
Geezerville tries to keep up with Nick and Todd and friends
"...banjo and dobro, and in the stone walled living room, Smith and friends came across as a blend of..."

Oct. 15, 2008 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

Breaking In
Getting locked out of your house without keys has never been more dangerous
"...more than a passing nod to the far classier Panic Room, this derivative seat-squirmer has a few good moments..."

May 18, 2018 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Fantastic Fest 2015: Zinzana
How to make a nation's first genre film
"...But Zinzana (aka Rattle the Cage), the whip-smart sealed room noir with a deliciously black sense of humor, could..."

Sept. 28, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Unlocking the Joys of Austin’s Puzzle Rooms
Escape rooms bring the solitary diversions to life
"...and don't mind spending an hour locked in a room with a crew of collaborators who share your mission:..."

July 29, 2016 Arts Feature by Marc Majcher

Buried takes place entirely inside a coffin where a man is buried alive.
"...more oppressive for it. Trapped within this cramped dying room is Paul Conroy (Reynolds), an American contractor in Iraq..."

Oct. 8, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Gun Shy
"...opens, is suffering what appears to be a walloping panic attack in an airport men's room. Scrunched down beside..."

April 21, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

A disturbingly honest portrayal of abuse and divorce
"...Inglourious Basterds) looks outgunned, the only man in the room, and shot down every time he opens his mouth..."

Aug. 3, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

What the Task Force Wrought
Austin ISD's facilities review became a panic drill of cuts, closings, and contradictions
"...a large Spanish-speaking student population, there were almost no Hispanic people in the room. Carstarphen says the task force..."

May 27, 2011 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Strangers
First-time writer/director Bertino, a UT alum, scares up a solid horror-film success with this debut outing.
"...going off or a phonograph starting up in another room is enough to alert the protagonists that they are..."

May 30, 2008 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Catch That Kid
Kids commit heist – all for a good cause.
"...ilk have taken up VHS space in the family room for going on a quarter century, this new kids-as-adults..."

Feb. 13, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

SXSW Announces Midnighters, VR And More
Time to get dark and artistic with the latest film wave
"...his brother’s wedding, following an encounter in the hotel bathroom with the father of the bride. (World Premiere) "Figurant"..."

Feb. 5, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

From the Vaults
Kristen Stewart and Kirsten Dunst star on Austin screens this week
"...with one of her earliest films – David Fincher's Panic Room – where she held her own with costar..."

Nov. 18, 2011 Screens Post by Marjorie Baumgarten

Ghost Town
A sweet, old-fashioned kind of picture content to burrow into the quiet spaces, where boring, ordinary adults live and fitfully try to love again. Oh, and occasionally talk to dead people.
"...and bombast but very little quiet space, such as Panic Room and War of the Worlds and the most..."

Sept. 19, 2008 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The director of Fight Club and Se7en switches gears here from psychological thrillers to something that more closely resembles a police procedural.
"...DuVall. Fincher, the director of Se7en, Fight Club, and Panic Room, switches gears with his new film Zodiac from..."

March 2, 2007 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Aiming to be a Hitchcockian-type thriller set within the tight quarters of a jetliner, this Jodie Foster vehicle runs aground.
"...has entered her 40s with another mother-in-distress role. Remember Panic Room? Foster’s moms are smart and kick some serious..."

Sept. 23, 2005 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Secret Window
Even the powerful combination of Johnny Depp and John Turturro can't save this Stephen King film adapatation.
"...minor classic and his scripts for Carlito’s Way and Panic Room are top-drawer to boot), but here he seems..."

March 12, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Five Things to Keep Your Arts Account in the Black
From a fresh take on War of the Worlds to pushing back against censorship
"...Unless you're one of those poltroons quaking in your panic room due to fear of critical race theory or..."

May 27, 2022 Arts Column by Wayne Alan Brenner

Christening the Waterloo Music Festival
Welcome to the jamily
"...“I was like, ‘Who’s Jerry?’” recounted the Empire Control Room majordomo at Carson Creek Ranch on Sunday. “He pulled..."

Sept. 10, 2018 Music Post by Rachel Rascoe

Anatomy of an Understanding
How an unfortunate fitting room encounter brought Petticoat Fair to a session called 'Trans 101'
"...the 10 women working that day, and "the fitting rooms were packed." Petti­coat Fair's three main fitting areas house..."

Aug. 1, 2014 News Feature by Kate X Messer

FF2011: Beyond the Badge
Off-campus antics for the badgeless
"...suffering a little bit of Fantastic Fest envy, don't panic. There are some events this weekend outside of the..."

Sept. 24, 2011 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

'Possession Arrow': Barnes<->Huggins
"...night of your arrest. I can see the wild panic in your eyes as you flashed back to it..."

Feb. 3, 2007 Sports Post by Shawn Badgley

Reflections on a May/December Romance
The Adults in the Room
"...Blubaugh is a multitasker. Talking to me from a classroom in Portland, Ore., where he teaches film production to..."

Sept. 3, 2010 Screens Feature by James Renovitch

'Post Bullshit'
Gloria Steinem heralds the dawn of a new era
"...small smattering of visible hands shot up in the room, sardined with a mostly female crowd Wednesday afternoon...."

Sept. 6, 2012 News Post by Abby Johnston

Guess Who's Coming to Terrorize Your Night
UT alum Bryan Bertino's nerve-shattering debut, 'The Strangers'
"...certain way. I didn't want a lot of CGI, Panic Room-style movement. I really wanted to feel the ground...."

May 30, 2008 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

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