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Hail Satan?
The Satanic Temple’s idiosyncratic quest to remind America about freedom of religion
"...Directed by: Penny Lane...."

May 3, 2019 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Stranger-than-fiction doc about an eccentric doctor
"...Directed by: Penny Lane...."

Sept. 2, 2016 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Saddle up for some old-fashioned inspirational movie entertainment with Diane Lane in the lead as the owner of the famed Triple Crown winner.
"...Directed by: Randall Wallace. Starring: Diane Lane, John Malkovich, Dylan Walsh, Dylan Baker, Margo Martindale, Nelsan..."

Oct. 8, 2010 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Almost Famous
This sweet, amiable, and knowing coming-of-age tale is Cameron Crowe's semi-autobiographical boyz-to-men story about how he grew into the role of a rock & roll journalist in 1973.
"...his first writing assignment, and in the process meets Penny Lane (Hudson), who describes herself as a “band-aid” rather..."

Sept. 22, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

SXSW Goes Monster Hunting With Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Amongst Thieves
Evil Dead Rises and more added to festival lineup
"...Confessions of a Good Samaritan Director: Penny Lane, Producer: Gabriel Sedgwick Director Penny Lane's decision to..."

Jan. 11, 2023 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

Roaming the Corridors
"...crowd howling about a proposal to scrap two traffic lanes to make way for dedicated bus lanes, and urbanists..."

June 8, 2018 News Feature

'Our Nixon'
Peek behind the curtain of the White House
"...SXSW Film Reviews Our NixonVisions, North American Premiere D: Penny Lane; with Richard Nixon, Dwight Chapin, H.R. Haldeman, John..."

March 15, 2013 Screens Feature by Anne S. Lewis

After a Fashion
Your Style Avatar gets all rock & roll on yo' ass this week! Word!
"...of the lovely, legendary Pamela Des Barres, and explores Penny Lane (who inspired Almost Famous), the Texas Blondes, et..."

July 29, 2005 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

SXSW Announces 2023 Film Grand Jury Award Winners
Raging Grace tops best narrative category
"...Hope Special Award: Confessions of a Good Samaritan (D: Penny Lane)..."

March 14, 2023 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Sound Unseen is Blowing Up Your Stream
The hybrid music and movie fest unifies the ATX and the Twin Cities
"...Listening To Kenny G D: Penny Lane Kenny G is the best-selling instrumentalist of all..."

Nov. 10, 2021 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin Film Society Announces 2017 Film Grants
$143,000 in cash and support awarded to 34 filmmakers
", film programmer and critic Brandon Harris, documentary filmmaker Penny Lane, and narrative feature filmmaker and TV director Jennifer..."

Aug. 28, 2017 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Page Two: Dancing at the Revolution With the Radio On!
Louis Black recalls the joys of driving around and falling in love with pop songs
"...Bobbie Gentry, "Happy Together" by the Turtles, the Beatles' "Penny Lane," "(We Ain't Got) Nothin' Yet" by the Blues..."

June 16, 2017 Column by Louis Black

I Like to Watch: Roadies
Showtime series becomes a summer favorite
"...both of those things; they make me dreadfully nervous. Penny Lane was a long time ago, and we've all..."

Sept. 2, 2016 Screens Column by Jacob Clifton

George Harrison
Out of the basement and under the tree!
"...U.S., soundtracked the UK film about a girl named Penny Lane (Jane Birkin) whose neighbor spies her through the..."

Dec. 12, 2014 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

SXSW Film Unveils March Lineup
So much ado!
"...Our Nixon Director: Penny Lane Recently discovered Super 8 home movies filmed by..."

Jan. 31, 2013 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Can't Buy Me Love: The Beatles, Britain and America
The Beatles' music and the times that spurred it
"...readings of "A Hard Day's Night," "Eleanor Rigby," and "Penny Lane." Those who lived through the era will find..."

Nov. 30, 2007 Music Review by Jim Caligiuri

Electric Ladyland: Women and Rock Culture
Gift guide
"...the backstage history of women like Cynthia Plaster Caster, Penny Lane, and the Chronicle's Margaret Moser, who describes losing..."

Dec. 2, 2005 Music Review by Marc Savlov

Ashley Park, Emo's Jr., Wednesday 14
"...attempt at reconstructing the Liverpool of their childhood on "Penny Lane" and "Strawberry Fields Forever." Accordingly, Emo's was awash..."

March 16, 2001 Music Review by Greg Beets

A Fan's Notes
In Almost Famous, Cameron Crowe tells the story of his first assignment for Rolling Stone in 1973 and a day when the youth of America believed rock & roll could change the world.
"...role of William's rebellious sister Anita, Hudson's turn as Penny Lane, luminous party girl and "band aid," is one..."

Sept. 1, 2000 Screens Feature by Sarah Hepola

SXSW 2000 Film Festival and Conference
"...lives next to the flat of fab fashion model Penny Lane (Birken, married at the time to Serge Gainesbourg)..."

March 24, 2000 Screens Feature by Kate X Messer

Dancing About Architecture
The Star System
"...Capstar's local entry into the Modern Rock format, "The Planet" (105.9). Following what one assumes was the standard "all..."

Oct. 9, 1998 Music Column by Ken Lieck

In Defense of Paul McCartney
Milquetoast Balladeer or Songwriting Stud?
" was Paul who recruited a trumpet player for "Penny Lane" after watching him play Bach's "Brandenburg Concerto Number..."

Dec. 15, 1995 Music Feature

The 12 People You Meet at Sam’s Town Point, Austin’s Real-Life Roadhouse
You’d never know the South Austin honky-tonk is there, but wait 'til you meet its cast of characters
" contrived concept. It feels like old Austin because Penny Grossman and her family have run it as a..."

April 26, 2019 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

Frankie & Johnny
"...Marshall. Starring: Michelle Pfeiffer, Al Pacino, Kate Nelligan, Nathan Lane, Hector Elizondo and Jane Morris. Frankie & Johnny is..."

Oct. 18, 1991 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Playback: Ramsay Midwood Buys the Bar
Ramsay Midwood co-acquires Sam's Town Point, record store news, and Spoon teases upcoming Matador Records LP.
"...of contrived concepts, the live music tavern off Slaughter Lane remains spectacularly unpretentious with its beige paint job and..."

Jan. 13, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

2014 Austin City Limits Music Festival Line-up
Hip-hop tops the two weekends with ladies close behind
"...eight months as the most omnipresent song on the planet. She’s coming for week two only, but Lana Del..."

April 22, 2014 Music Post by Chase Hoffberger

Benefits of Frankenfoods
"...millions that we will have to spend to add lanes of traffic to MoPac and other area roadways, build..."

Aug. 20, 1999 Column

Top 10 Breads
"...2. Penny McClain: This entrepreneurial single mom is the genius behind..."

Jan. 5, 1996 Food Feature

Our readers talk back.
"...Vacant Lot can attest, this council won't lift a penny to save local landmarks. No, they only shell out..."

Aug. 16, 2002 Column

Amy's and Mangia Give it Away
"...Penny's Popular Pastries Some of the most bestselling items in..."

April 28, 1995 Food Column

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