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Brenham’s Brazos Valley Brewing Is a Destination, Not a Pit Stop
"It's what's on the inside that counts"

Dec. 15, 2017 Food Feature by Eric Puga

Players, Prisons, Pit Stops, and Girl Gangs
"...Roger was a picture about stock car racing called Pit Stop, which incidentally has gained a big cult following..."

March 12, 1999 Screens Feature by Jerry Renshaw

Stop Slinging Crap!

Nov. 15, 2004 Postmarks

You Can't Always Get What You Want
Yen Tan's 'Pit Stop' finds humanity in transaction
"...into digestible rows. It's right there in the names: Kwik-Stop, Go-Mart, In-and-Out. We're not supposed to linger at gas..."

March 8, 2013 Screens Feature by Brandon Watson

Resident Evil: Extinction
Milla Jovovich continues to fight zombies and the apocalypse.
"...Fehr, Ali Larter, Mike Epps, Iain Glen, Ashanti and Christopher Egan. If I hadn't been viscerally reminded just a..."

Sept. 28, 2007 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Man on the Train
"...to town is named Milan (Hallyday), and the older, hospitable man is Manesquier (Rochefort). As things turn out, they..."

May 23, 2003 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Sayonara, Sundance '13
Arts+Labor webisodes distill the festival experience
"...Festival with two more webisodes, one detailing Yen Tan’s Pit Stop premiere, the other overviewing Arts+Labor’s forceful presence at..."

Jan. 29, 2013 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Arts+Labor Lenses Sundance Webisodes
Video snapshots of production house's fest so far
"...off two films at Sundance – Yen Tan's feature Pit Stop and Kat Candler's short "Black Metal" – which..."

Jan. 23, 2013 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Gina Chavez Tour Diary 4: Mexico!
Passport panic gives way to thanksgiving with Our Lady of Guadalupe
"...Mexico. That’s when the guys decided to make a pit stop. Jacob – our American Music Abroad tour manager..."

April 22, 2016 Music Post by Gina Chavez

Fantastic Fest 2014: Norway
A disco vampire descends on the Mediterranean
"...undead. That doesn't dissuade him though, because if he stops dancing, his heart will stop beating...."

Sept. 22, 2014 Screens Post by Dan Gentile

One-Two Cancer KO
Two benefits working to deliver a knockout to the Big C
"...drive, literally, by a pair of Californians that will stop in Austin today and tomorrow...."

July 17, 2013 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Familiar Features at Dallas International Film Festival
Revisit some favorites that hit Austin already
"...program. Check out our coverage of some films that stopped in Austin before making their way to the next..."

April 4, 2013 Screens Post by Monica Riese

Play Along With Busy Actor Bingo
Mark a tile once you've seen the actor in at least two films
"...Justin Arnold (The Bounceback, Pit Stop)..."

March 8, 2013 Screens Feature by Monica Riese

Sleight of Hand
How filmmaker Yen Tan fell into a gig selling other people's movies
"...One ("otto" being Italian for "eight," eight being a propitious number in China because it sounds like the Mandarin..."

Feb. 10, 2012 Screens Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

3 Reasons You Should Know John Merriman’s Name
And only one of them is because it’s easier to spell than 'Galifianakis'
"...Bingo card, or some of his recent credits like Pit Stop, The Man From Orlando, or You Hurt My..."

Sept. 6, 2013 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Sundance Taps Texas Filmmakers for 2013 Fest
Richard Linklater, David Gordon Green, Andrew Bujalski, and more head to Park City to show off new films
"...modestly budgeted films: Andrew Bujalski's Computer Chess, Yen Tan's Pit Stop, and Hannah Fidell's A Teacher. Bastian Günther, who..."

Dec. 7, 2012 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

Hunter Killer
Cold War flashbacks as Gerard Butler takes on the Russkies
"...global politics by the foreign powers Hollywood chooses to pit against our country. Hunter Killer, a surprisingly fun throwback..."

Oct. 26, 2018 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

Behind Enemy Lines
"...of covering up what appears to be a massive pit full of civilian corpses. The pair's F-18 is then..."

Nov. 30, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

SXSW Film Unveils March Lineup
So much ado!
"...Andrew Bujalski’s Computer Chess, Jeff Nichols’ Mud, Yen Tan’s Pit Stop, David Gordon Green’s Prince Avalanche, and Hannah Fidell’s..."

Jan. 31, 2013 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Chicken Run
Absolutely delightful filmmaking, chock-full of gorgeously goofy animation and a storyline that cleverly echoes everything from Stalag 17 to Cool Hand Luke. – Marc Savlov
"...(or Plasticine) style using the excruciatingly exacting method of stop-motion animation to move the characters around. That's one tiny..."

June 23, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

James and the Giant Peach
In bringing Roald Dahl's book to the screen, the filmmakers have preserved the author's diminutive, fantastic perspective and created a vision of childlike wonder and terror.
"...terror. Roald Dahl remembered that viewpoint. His children's books pit the very small against the very large and pulse..."

April 12, 1996 Movie Review by Robert Faires

Baja
Kerouac-loving road trip stalls out fast.
"...acceptable thing to do left me perplexed. During a pit stop, the boys go surfing, and the use of..."

April 13, 2018 Movie Review by Danielle White

Inside OUTsider
Queer filmmaking panel highlights Texas talent
"...rushing out to make them." His own third feature, Pit Stop, a subtle, slow-burning drama about two Texan men..."

Feb. 12, 2016 Screens Feature by Sean L. Malin

Austin Film Society Announces 2013 Grants
$116,000 awarded to Texas filmmakers
"...short doc exploring the abandoned parts of Austin State Hospital) and Russell O. Bush's examination of cultural tensions over..."

Aug. 28, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Dallas International Film Festival Announces Awardees
Austin filmmakers win big at DIFF 2013
"...the long-running Dallas film fest: Yen Tan, whose film Pit Stop has already met with great notices at Sundance..."

April 13, 2013 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Sun Sets on the Big 'Dance
Sundance ends with acquisitions and accolades for Austin filmmakers
"...Lowery was also the co-screenwriter of Yen Tan's Austin-made Pit Stop, an unusually told story about the complications of..."

Feb. 1, 2013 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Sundance ’13: Day Four
'Computer Chess' and 'Pit Stop' are true originals
"...two are Andrew Bujalski’s Computer Chess and Yen Tan’s Pit Stop...."

Jan. 24, 2013 Screens Post by Marjorie Baumgarten

Sundance, Class of 2013
Andrew Bujalski, Yen Tan, David Lowery to debut new work
"...gracing our cover back in February – will screen Pit Stop, about "two working-class gay men in a small..."

Nov. 28, 2012 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

After a Fashion
Your Style Avatar's Lindsay Lohan connection. You knew there had to be one.
"...festive this year. I, of course, am working in pit stop No. 1 again. Last year, I was Halston..."

April 17, 2009 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Death at a Funeral
Pure farce served straight up and directed by the man who moonlights as the voice of Yoda and Miss Piggy.
"...hypochondria. Troy (Marshall) merely sees the funeral as a pit stop on the way to sell his latest pharmaceutical..."

Aug. 17, 2007 Movie Review by Toddy Burton

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