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Opinion: Texas Republicans Want to Jail People in Poverty Indefinitely and Call It “Reform”
Almost 75% of people sitting in Texas jails have not been convicted of any crime; they simply can't afford to go home
"...an expansion of the cash bail system and keep people without money in jail pre-trial. That's right – in..."

Aug. 27, 2021 Column by Kenna Titus

Other People
A writer returns home to care for his sick mother
"...by tragedy, bad things are what happen to other people. That’s how comedy writer David (Plemons) processes the world,..."

Sept. 16, 2016 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

People Like Us
More Ordinary People Like Us than anything terribly original, this drama starring Chris Pine, Elizabeth Banks, and Michelle Pfeiffer still scores some good points along the way.
"...I'm not sure what People Like Us is trying to be, or who "us"..."

June 29, 2012 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Funny People
With this story about comedians which stars Adam Sandler and Seth Rogen, filmmaker Judd Apatow rewrites his own songbook in the key of James L. Brooks, a tricky mix of humor and heartfelt.
"...has built a miniempire on dick jokes, and Funny People, the writer-director’s bid at something more grownup, just as..."

July 31, 2009 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Fantastic Fest Review: The People's Joker
Transgressive trans satire of superheroes is a victory for good
"...The People’s Joker has traveled a long road since its scrapped..."

Sept. 27, 2023 Screens Post by Alejandra Martinez

Review: Normal People
Hulu series understands intimacy, but forgets the characters
"...unsure of their needs but spirited regardless. Hulu's Normal People is a frustratingly authentic coming-of-age story - although sometimes,..."

May 15, 2020 Screens Post by Selome Hailu

Mayor Bans Gatherings of 250+ People
New order aims to slow transmission of COVID-19
"...evening the prohibition of all community gatherings of 250 people or more anywhere in Austin-Travis County "for the next..."

March 14, 2020 News Post by Beth Sullivan

The Challenge of Playing Living People in Zach Theatre's Notes From the Field
The cast discusses how hard it can be getting into the skin of living people in Anna Deavere Smith’s play
"...Baltimore. That it disproportionately affects children of color and people in poverty drove her to learn more. Three years..."

March 1, 2019 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Empowering Queer People of Color Through Health and Wellness
allgo holds its second annual health fair
"...its efforts to expand health care access to queer people of color, allgo is putting on their second annual..."

March 23, 2018 Qmmunity Post by Mikaila Rushing

People Places Things
Indie relationship comedy starring Jemaine Clement is slight but sweet
"...By Hollywood movie standards, People Places Things is decidedly low-stakes. It’s not like there’s..."

Aug. 21, 2015 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Dear White People
This idea-packed comedy pokes holes in the notion of a post-racial America.
"...open-endedly as it does. Despite its title, Dear White People addresses all races, and all cultural majorities and minorities...."

Oct. 24, 2014 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Happy People: A Year in the Taiga
Werner Herzog focuses on Siberian fur trappers in his latest documentary.
"...video of his interactions with the grizzlies, while Happy People: A Year in the Taiga draws from all four..."

March 1, 2013 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Beautiful People
"...Pruti, Dado Jehan, Edin Dzandzanovic and Julian Firth. Beautiful People is the best film about the English immigrant situation..."

March 31, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The People vs. Larry Flynt
"...Flynt. A flag-waver for the free speech set, The People vs. Larry Flynt isn’t what you might expect it..."

Jan. 10, 1997 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Used People
"...and Matthew Branton. As its precious title suggests, Used People is one of those movies that calculatedly wears its..."

Jan. 22, 1993 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Casey Suchan Follows The Animal People
Documentary shows how anti-terror laws targeted animal rights groups
"...That's one of many galling facts in The Animal People, Casey Suchan's new documentary about how the law protected..."

Oct. 24, 2019 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

People’s Republic of Desire
China's terrifying social media dystopia makes new media slaves
"...creepy behavior and new opportunities to commodify human connection. People’s Republic of Desire explores only a tiny swath of..."

Dec. 14, 2018 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Sleeping With Other People
Raunchy but sweet rom-com stars Alison Brie and Jason Sudeikis
"...Peopled with sex fiends and cokeheads with intimacy issues and..."

Oct. 2, 2015 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Smart People
Smart people, dumb choices: It's true for both the characters and the filmmakers in this acerbic comedy that stars Dennis Quaid, Sarah Jessica Parker, Thomas Haden Church, and Ellen Page.
"...(an off-key note in an indie movie about "smart people"). Vanessa is the one who came up with the..."

April 11, 2008 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

24 Hour Party People
"...is something Buddy Holly sang about. 24 Hour Party People -- which cheekily touches on all the above to..."

Sept. 27, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Council Moves to Ensure People Actually Live Near Project Connect Stations
What’s the point of public transit if nobody can use it?
"...light rail lines and expanded bus routes begin moving people throughout Austin, their collective success will largely depend on..."

March 10, 2023 News Post by Austin Sanders

Austin at Large: People Can’t Live at the Bank
We should spend money to help people and build more homes. Is that so hard?
"...despite Austin's decades of self-identified specialty and Weirdness, most people came here for the same reason they go to..."

March 18, 2022 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

People's Anti-Displacement Plan Gets Its Work in Early
Planning for the people
"...to 2020. On Monday, authors and supporters of the People's Anti-Displacement Plan gathered at City Hall to advocate for..."

Sept. 14, 2018 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

How to Lose Friends & Alienate People
This comedy starring Simon Pegg is based on Toby Young's memoir about working at Vanity Fair.
"...published in 2001, How to Lose Friends & Alienate People, Toby Young’s memoir of his brief stint as a..."

Oct. 10, 2008 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Pitch People
"...so the products' creators and their late-night television “pitch people” became, oddly enough, a cultural sub-genre in their own..."

May 18, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Other People's Money
"...finance and greed in the age of Reagan, Other People's Money is predictably limp; it doesn't have the cutthroat..."

Oct. 25, 1991 Movie Review by Steve Davis

57 People Arrested at Peaceful UT Protest, 46 Cases Declined So Far
Defenders say arrest warrants lack probable cause
"...A total of 57 people were arrested during the peaceful, pro-Palestine demonstration at the..."

April 25, 2024 News Post by Austin Sanders

People, Not the Place, Make This Festival a Utopia
UtopiaFest's triumvirate of land, music, and people takes shape
"...village, three hours southwest of Austin. Alternative to everything people hate about such outdoor convergences, Utopia is first and..."

Nov. 15, 2019 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

SXSW Film Review: Chicken People
A lively peek into the high-stakes world of competitive poultry shows
"...gifted singer.) But together, they’re even more. They’re Chicken People – the subjects of Nicole Lucas Haimes’ first feature..."

March 13, 2016 Screens Post by Ashley Moreno

UT-Austin Lays Off People in 60 DEI-Related Positions
Senator threatens legal action if schools don't comply with new law
"...At least 60 people have lost their jobs at UT-Austin as a direct..."

April 2, 2024 News Post by Lina Fisher

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