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Love and basketball in Queens as a story of Asian-American integration
"...of high school basketball drama Boogie, as surly basketball prodigy Alfred “Boogie” Chin (Takahashi) tries to navigate the rival..."

March 12, 2021 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Two hours with the original Mother of Invention isn't enough
"...“Guitar” Watson and Steve Vai, who became a star prodigy under the Italian hair-and-soul-patch stallion. No one breathes a..."

Nov. 27, 2020 Movie Review by Raoul Hernandez

Sound Unseen Review: Zappa
or "The Impossibility of a Primer About an Obtuse Genius"
"...“Guitar” Watson and Steve Vai, who became a star prodigy under the Italian hair-and-soul-patch stallion. No one breathes a..."

Nov. 16, 2020 Screens Post by Raoul Hernandez

Checking In: Dylan Cameron Revisits the Rave Music of A Jilted Generation
IDM experimentalist notches third entry in a Holodeck triad
"...big-beat/rave and Music For the Jilted Generation by the Prodigy is on heavy rotation. That record provides a detailed..."

Oct. 9, 2020 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Checking In: D-Madness Calls Getting Cut-off ‘Pure Hell’
Multi-instrumental funk marvel holds on tight to his sound-makers
"...Imagine supporting yourself as a performing musician and watching..."

Aug. 24, 2020 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

SXSW Announces Midnighters, VR And More
Time to get dark and artistic with the latest film wave
"...Oh Sees - 'Gholü' / D: Leo Nicholson The Prodigy - 'Timebomb Zone' (United Kingdom) / D: Paco Raterta..."

Feb. 5, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

The Song of Names
Holocaust drama about a missing musical prodigy never finds its rhythm
" to take in and educate his young violin prodigy Dovidl so that the Jewish boy will be safe..."

Jan. 17, 2020 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Sonata
Musical mystery in this Gothic romance
"...combustion) with a missive, a lawyer's instruction to violin prodigy Rose Fisher (Tingley) that her missing father, the reclusive..."

Jan. 10, 2020 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Mickey and the Bear
Life on the front line of the opioid crisis
"...the moment at least, as Cable McCrory, the IT prodigy on the CBS drama Bull – and it’s a..."

Dec. 6, 2019 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Rabbit's Blues: The Life and Music of Johnny Hodges
"...into his early years as a Sidney Bechet-enamored, self-taught prodigy commuting back and forth from Boston to NYC, a..."

Dec. 6, 2019 Music Review by Jay Trachtenberg

What if Superman, but bad?
"...its evil kid (unlike the more supernaturally tinged The Prodigy, which grievously fumbled its possession-by-serial-killer mechanic). Sallow-faced, empty-eyed Brandon..."

May 31, 2019 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

The Prodigy
Childhood possession horror leaves us in two minds
"...Unsurprisingly, The Prodigy is at its best when it takes an earnest..."

Feb. 8, 2019 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

Adding to Pile: SXSW’s Fifth Artist List
Kirin J. Callinan, Heart Bones, Texas Gentlemen, and 97 more
"...SXSW’s first all-Thai showcase; viral video kid and pop prodigy Greyson Chance; indie pop trio the Pantones; and West..."

Jan. 24, 2019 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Austin Music Awards Reveals 2019 Lineup
Punk icons, big name scions, viral rappers, and more top the talent
"...Obama’s preferred song selector, DJ Mel spins while ATX blues-prodigy combo the Peterson Brothers funk...."

Jan. 22, 2019 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

SXSW Adds 102 Movies to 2019 Film Festival Lineup
After Us, what else does the film fest have in store?
"...A richly layered, deeply personal work about a 14-year-old prodigy from the projects who is haunted by the death..."

Jan. 16, 2019 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

Ground Floor Theatre's Fun Home
Lisa Scheps’ production is invested with a level of care that makes this musical memoir movingly familiar
"...evident in the emotional foundation laid by eighth-grade theatre prodigy Denson, who portrays Young Alison with an admirably mature..."

Dec. 14, 2018 Arts Review by Trey Gutierrez

Chef Flynn
New York's young culinary genius is an enfant adorable
"...solid head on his shoulders for a former child prodigy – a label he’s come to deplore even though..."

Dec. 7, 2018 Movie Review by Steve Davis

The Byrds' Sweetheart of the Rodeo Turns 50
The landmark album spins at the Moody Theater via two of its makers and their virtuosic friends
" the band. As bluegrass legend Lester Flatt's teen prodigy sideman, Stuart first heard Sweetheart through bandmate Roland White..."

Nov. 9, 2018 Music Feature by Tim Stegall

Fast Forward Austin Does Compute
New-music champions science the shit out of its upcoming concert with The Difference Engine
"...the life of Ada Lovelace, the 19th century mathematics prodigy sometimes called "the world's first computer programmer."..."

Sept. 21, 2018 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Fantastic Fest Adds Last Two Titles
Follow-up to FF fave The Lure joins list
"...Actors Allison Williams and Logan Browning A former cello prodigy (Allison Williams) seeks out both her mentor (Steven Weber)..."

Sept. 17, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Playback: Waterloo Music Festival vs. Eastside Kings Festival
Austin music’s fall festival opens with a double-barrel bang
"...A child prodigy discovered at 9 through a Fourth Ward talent show,..."

Sept. 7, 2018 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

The Lost Art of Being Offensive
Swimming in satire with cartooning documentary Mr. Fish
" its audacity and its virtuosity. "He's a real prodigy," said Bryant, "and one of the things that differentiates..."

Aug. 29, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Live Music Recommendations for the Weekend
Jason Isbell plays three nights, Wiz Khalifa returns to town, and more
"...electronic bug after listening to UK electronic legends the Prodigy. In 2016, he released remixes for the Chainsmokers’ “Closer”..."

Aug. 24, 2018 Music Post by The Music Staff

Unbelievable Summers at the Paramount
The most unforgettable moments from this year’s classics of cinema
"...the first moment he first set eyes on the prodigy Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Miloš Forman's Oscar-winning adaptation of Peter..."

May 18, 2018 Screens Feature by Chronicle staff

Live Music Recommendations: April 13-19
Texas Independence Fest grinds, Ibeyi smooths it out, and more
"...uncle Chico Buarque de Hollanda. As such, the Brazilian prodigy started making waves by 7 when she debuted on..."

April 12, 2018 Music Post by The Music Staff

Playback: Austin Angles for BMI
Music leaders court performance rights organization, plus a requiem for Draylen Mason
" already accomplished musician. East Austin's 17-year-old double bass prodigy would've opened his mailbox this month to find an..."

March 30, 2018 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

One in a Crowd
Austin filmmakers need your help
"...entry to a prestigious art college while her self-proclaimed prodigy stepbrother works to steal the opening for himself...."

March 30, 2018 Screens Column by Milo Webb

SXSW Music Review: Khalid
Texan chart-topper champions youth in VR and IRL
" an exquisite backing trio that includes a keyboard prodigy, demonstrated that he can deliver his material with heartfelt..."

March 16, 2018 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

SXSW Panel Recap: Alex Rodriguez
Baseball legend on getting Back in the Game
" have been forever. As a poor 18-year-old Miami prodigy, Rodriguez's assured greatness on the field developed immediately. After..."

March 13, 2018 SXSW Post by Kahron Spearman

SXSW Unleashes Massive Film List
High-concept horror A Quiet Place to open fest
"...Chef Flynn captures the coming of age of a prodigy chef, as he navigates a sea of sudden fame,..."

Jan. 31, 2018 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

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