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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

A Town Called Panic
This whimsical, Belgian import is an animated stop-motion fantasy that uses childhood toys as characters who find themselves in all manner of goofy yet compelling adventures.
" Stéphane Aubier and Vincent Patar. A Town Called Panic is a nice place to visit, but I wouldn't..."

Jan. 22, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

"...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

Fantastic Fest 2015: “Satanic Panic: Evilspeak
Original Alamo programmer Kier-La Janisse, Satan, return
"...metal and horror films will remember the bizarre “satanic panic” that swept the country during that era...."

Oct. 1, 2015 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

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

Fantastic Fest: 'A Town Called Panic'
This French-language stop-motion film journeys all the way to the center of the earth and back.
"...It only begins in Panic – this French-language production from Aardman Studios (Wallace and..."

Sept. 24, 2009 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

10 Minutes with Widespread Panic
Bassist Dave Schools and world’s largest ball of twine
"...Six-headed Southern rock monster Widespread Panic hits ACL Live at the Moody Theater this weekend..."

Oct. 23, 2013 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

Satanic Panic: Pop-Cultural Paranoia in the 1980s
Kier-La Janisse and Paul Corupe's superb history Satanic Panic revives the Eighties in all its fearful hysteria Kier-La Janisse and Paul Corupe's superb history revives the Eighties in all its fearful hysteria
"...cultural uprisings of the 20th century, the so-called "Satanic Panic," a catchall term for the virulent, paranoiac, and mostly..."

March 11, 2016 Arts Feature by Marc Savlov

One in a Crowd: Satanic Panic
Book seeks crowdfunding, plus Short Term 12 returns
"...sleep?), Janisse is working on her next book: Satanic Panic: Pop-Cultural Paranoia in the 1980s. Yes, the Reagan era..."

May 24, 2015 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
"...on Saturday night, besides the last appearance by Widespread Panic at the soon-to-shutter venue. The ticket that was supposed..."

Oct. 15, 2008 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

An Fear, Panic and Censorship
"...Directed by: David Kenny. Fear, Panic and Censorship is a BBC documentary about the debate..."

Oct. 19, 2001 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Southwest of Salem Director on Satanic Panic
Deborah S. Esquenazi talks collective madness before her SXSW panel
"...Lending credence to their madness was “Satanic Panic,” a wave of satanic abuse allegations beginning in the..."

March 8, 2018 SXSW Post by Amani Newton

Whatever You Do, Don't Panic
Hear Orson Welles' original War of the Worlds broadcast 71 years (to the minute!) after it first freaked out radio listeners.
"...of Richard Linklater's Me and Orson Welles, Welles' famous, panic-inducing original radio broadcast of War of the Worlds will..."

Oct. 30, 2009 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Straight Panic: Thin Ice
Atlanta alt.-weekly tackles topic of terrified testosterites and their need to not be perceived as nellie.
"...think piece about the recent media obsession with Straight Panic (the desperate need to not be perceived as gay)..."

March 29, 2007 Qmmunity Post by Kate X Messer

Capital Metro Strike Possibility Throws Parents of Disabled Children Into Total Panic
" night at UT, it throws me into total panic...."

Jan. 31, 2006 Postmarks

Point Austin: Government by Panic
The 'sequester' says more about our politics than our economy

March 1, 2013 News Column by Michael King

Don't Everybody Panic, but Online Sketch Troupe Backpack Picnic Has Definitely Gone What They Call 'Viral' and Is Also About to Contaminate the Alamo Drafthouse
Online sketch troupe Backpack Picnic has definitely gone viral

May 2, 2008 Screens Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Gals Panic

July 7, 1995 Music Feature

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

Ska, Super-Animated
Gals Panic reunites to play a fundraising show for Lance Myers' new project
"...the amicable breakup of pioneering Austin ska outfit Gals Panic. In the interim, guitarist Jerm Pollet formed Mr. Sinus..."

March 5, 2010 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

28 Weeks Later
This continuing story of a populace that fears infection from a "rage virus," forges ahead with panic-paced sequences of graphic, random violence.
"...obvious antiestablishment ethos). But 28 Weeks Later, with its panic-paced sequences of graphic, random violence and a narrative thrust..."

May 11, 2007 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Stuck on You
The Farrelly brothers deliver the ultimate buddy movie.
"...(Bob doesn’t act, and instead just hangs around having panic attacks) in the form of Seymour Cassel’s Morty O’Reilly,..."

Dec. 12, 2003 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Roland Emmerich goes all guns blazing recreating the pivotal sea battle
" him, actually reins in his penchant for manic panic overkill in Midway, which features zero heroes outrunning gigantic..."

Nov. 8, 2019 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

A disturbingly honest portrayal of abuse and divorce
"...dumbshow performance and background sound editing, there's a rising panic that allows the final, violent closing act to seem..."

Aug. 3, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

American Ultra
This stoner action rom-com stars Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart
"...Mike, a perpetually buzzed nebbish who suffers from crippling panic attacks and assorted neuroses alongside his long-suffering, co-stoner better..."

Aug. 21, 2015 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Ernest & Celestine
The team from A Town Called Panic returns with another animated charmer – this time a tale about interspecies friendship and dentistry.
"...French film from the creators of A Town Called Panic. A recent Oscar nominee for Best Animated Feature (it..."

April 4, 2014 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Baggage Claim
Paul Patton stars in this rom-com about a desperate-to-wed flight attendant that never achieves liftoff.
" a 30-year-old flight attendant who goes into a panic when her younger sister (London) announces her engagement. Because..."

Sept. 27, 2013 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Albert Nobbs
This melancholy picture is distinguished by Glenn Close's vanishing act in the titular role.
"...Nobbs, splendidly played with frantic reserve and permanently repressed panic by a remarkable Glenn Close. Would that the rest..."

Jan. 27, 2012 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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

Cool It
Based on the book by Danish environmentalist Bjorn Lomborg, this documentary approaches the problems caused by global warming without panic.
"...tackle the problem via a cost-benefit analysis, minus the panic and onrushing sense of impending doom. Cool It: The..."

Nov. 12, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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