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Fantastic Fest 2014: Lost Soul: The Doomed Journey of Richard Stanley’s Island of Dr. Moreau
Hollywood studios are the real monsters in this warts and all doc
"...may have snagged the director's credit for 1996’s The Island of Dr. Moreau, but it was initially the vision..."

Sept. 22, 2014 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

La Strada
This Academy Award-winner sealed Fellini's reputation as a director of international renown. La Strada represents a fertile cross-pollination of Fellini's noted tendencies toward both stark neorealism and symbolic expressionism. It stars Masina in one of her most memorable roles as the simple naïf, who is bought for a bowl of food by a roadshow strongman (Quinn) who treats her brutishly. An overwhelming humanism underscores the whole film and leaves its ultimate meaning up to interpretation.
" Federico Fellini. Starring: Giulietta Masina, Anthony Quinn and Richard Basehart. The deaths this past year of both director..."

May 13, 1994 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Clash of La Clica
"...For Richard A. Moya, the race for the Democratic nomination for..."

Feb. 13, 1998 News Feature by James Garcia

Richard Rodgers: These Are a Few of Our Favorite Things
Three artists from Austin Musical Theatre's production of The Sound of Music share some of their personal observations about Richard Rodgers and his musical legacy.
"...With Richard Rodgers having had a career that spanned more than..."

Nov. 30, 2001 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Richard Buckley
Austin Lyric Opera artistic director Richard Buckley is taking his baton up to Ohio to serve as principal conductor for Opera Cleveland
"...What is it Austin and Cleveland have in common? State capitals? No. Pro sports teams?..."

July 28, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Chèvre (The Goat), La
"...Directed by: Francis Veber. Starring: Pierre Richard, Gerard Depardieu, Michel Robin and Pedro Armendariz Jr. This..."

April 27, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

When the Dog Bites
Richard Rodgers knew well the dog's bite, the bee's sting, plagued as he was by inner demons, personal trials, and psychic pain. Yet he was able somehow to produce from this dark world music of sweetness and light.
"...spring, and then, sure enough, there it goes -- La-da, la-dee-da, la-dee-da, la-dee-da -- like a ballerina doing leaps,..."

Nov. 30, 2001 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Beach
"...Danny Boyle. Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tilda Swinton, Virginie Ledoyen, Guillaume Canet, Robert Carlyle, Paterson Joseph and Lars Arentz Hansen...."

Feb. 11, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Boyhood Nominated for Six Oscars
Academy singles out Linklater, Adair, Arquette, Hawke
"...on to something Austin’s known all along – that Richard Linklater is a pretty terrific filmmaker. He’s just earned..."

Jan. 15, 2015 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Boxing Gym
Famed documentary maker Frederick Wiseman directs his camera on Richard Lord's Austin boxing gym.
"...Directed by: Frederick Wiseman. Doc-maker laureate Frederick Wiseman's latest, filmed locally at Lord's Gym, is..."

Nov. 12, 2010 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Kiss of the Dragon
"...Point of No Return, the American remake of Besson's La Femme Nikita). For all intents and purposes this is..."

July 6, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Austin Opera Takes Aim at the Election With Its Adaptation of The Manchurian Candidate
Composer Kevin Puts and librettist Mark Campbell shoot to thrill in their opera based on Richard Condon's Cold War classic
"...of the closeness of Election Day. AO Artistic Director Richard Buckley has spoken of his desire for the company..."

Sept. 16, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin-made doc re-creates the UT Tower massacre with stunningly powerful immediacy
"...Directed by: Keith Maitland. Starring: Violett Beane, Louie Arnette, Blair Jackson, Monty Muir,..."

Oct. 21, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Puccini for Beginners
A lesbian on the rebound falls for both a guy and a gal in this rom-com with roots in old Hollywood screwball comedies.
"...Justin Kirk, Julianne Nicholson and Tina Benko. Watching Maggenti's latter-day screwball comedy made me pine for Adrienne Shelly, the..."

April 6, 2007 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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
"...given a proper re-examination, rather excellent: the release of Richard Donner's The Goonies, the emergence of Nicolas Cage –..."

March 11, 2016 Arts Feature by Marc Savlov

San Francisco in South Austin
Finding dim sum and Cantonese seafood, early birds and all-nighters, at Marco Polo
"...Marco Polo Restaurant2200 S. I-35, 445-5563..."

March 19, 2004 Food Feature by Mick Vann

Out of Sight
Soderbergh adapts Elmore Leonard in this caper movie that features great performances, gritty milieus, and clever creative flourishes.
"...small-time hoods and big-time losers. Granted, Jackie Brown mined similar territory some months back, but Soderbergh pares Leonard down..."

June 26, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Mirror Has Two Faces
"...Directed by: Barbra Streisand. Starring: Barbra Streisand, Jeff Bridges, Lauren Bacall, Pierce Brosnan, George Segal, Mimi Rogers and Brenda..."

Nov. 15, 1996 Movie Review by Alison Macor

Meet the New Bosses
Long Center director Cliff Redd and ALO director Richard Buckley compare notes on leading an arts institution, the challenges they face, and being new to Austin
"'re juggling grand pianos. Staying afloat as a nonprofit, balancing aesthetically adventurous and popular work, and negotiating those ever-present..."

Sept. 17, 2004 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

La Jetée
"...with Hélène Chatelain, Davos Hanich...."

April 9, 1999 Screens Feature

Film Flam
Austin-for-Corpus-Christi, cash for 'Chess,' and more
"...Is Richard Kelly shooting his next movie in Austin?..."

April 12, 2012 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

The Valet
This flat French farce has a couple of likable characters, one or two decent jokes, and a lot of missed opportunities.
"...Gad Elmaleh, Alice Taglioni, Daniel Auteuil, Kristin Scott Thomas, Richard Berry, Virginie Ledoyen and Michel Aumont. French writer/director Veber..."

May 18, 2007 Movie Review by Toddy Burton

"...Per Sullivan, Margaret Colin, Kate Burton, Olivier Martinez, Diane Lane and Richard Gere. Throughout his career, film director Adrian..."

May 10, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

"...Johnson. Starring: Shaquille O'Neal, Annabeth Gish, Judd Nelson and Richard Roundtree. This year's Shaquille O'Neal vanity acting project features..."

Aug. 22, 1997 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Silent Tongue
"...Directed by: Sam Shepard. Starring: River Phoenix, Alan Bates, Richard Harris, Dermot Mulroney, Sheila Tousey, Jeri Arredondo..."

June 17, 1994 Movie Review by Alvaro Rodriguez

Li’l Band O’ Gold
Li’l Q&A with LBOG’s C.C. Adcock
"...What began as a work trip to Lafayette, La., with Chris Gray turned into an all-nighter with..."

Dec. 11, 2012 Music Post by Margaret Moser

Rock the Casbah
The Bayou State's other musical convergence, Lafayette's Festival International de Louisiane
"...The Festival International de Louisiane, in Lafayette, LA., the last weekend of April, is the other..."

May 5, 2009 Music Post by Jay Trachtenberg

Liveblogging the Lege Part Two
"...long for this? The ceaseless pauses give credence to speculation that Craddick's using the time to squeeze every pair..."

Jan. 9, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Pet Sematary Remake to Close SXSW Film
Midnighters, Festival Favorites, plus shorts all announced
"...The announcement comes as part of the latest major line-up addition, which includes more terror-tinged titles in..."

Feb. 6, 2019 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

SXSW 2012 Film Lineup Announced
'21 Jump Street' selected as Centerpiece Film
"...2012 feature film lineup. Click through for the entire slate...."

Feb. 1, 2012 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

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