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Look Ma, No Wrapping
DVD boxed sets, no assembly required
"...headlines it drew during its 1998-2000 career: "Sports Night makes you think" (Cincinnati Post); "Sitcom or Tragedy? High drama..."

Dec. 13, 2002 Screens Feature by Shawn Badgley

Flies on the Wall With Attitude
Cinéma vérité pioneer Robert Drew, coming to town this Wednesday for the Texas Documentary Tour, speaks about the films he has made and the film style he helped create.
"...Robert Drew, at 77 and with 60 films in more..."

Feb. 16, 2001 Screens Feature by Anne S. Lewis

The Ghost and the Darkness
" a testosterone overload, equal parts lion hunt and Robert Bly wimp-aversion therapy, which in and of itself is..."

Oct. 18, 1996 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

40 Days and 40 Nights
"...Directed by: Michael Lehmann. Starring: Josh Hartnett, Shannyn Sossamon, Vinessa Shaw, Paulo Costanzo,..."

March 1, 2002 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Snapshot: Project Panic
To celebrate the Chronicle’s July Crime Month, staff go sleuthing at Austin Panic Room’s newest escape game
"...OK, so maybe (definitely) this was the description for the hi-tech "End..."

July 6, 2018 Arts Column by David Brendan Hall

Page Two
"...Some thoughts on Roger Corman and Robert Thom... Next week the Austin Film Society..."

May 16, 1997 Column by Louis Black

The Star Maps Hustle
Interview With Filmmaker Miguel Arteta
"...more decaf at the fourth Four Seasons in as many days. Obviously, the grueling road marathon that is the..."

Aug. 8, 1997 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

The Descendents’ Uncontrollable Urge
Fun Fun Fun punks anew – coffee, documentary, and album
"...years ago with a surf-pop-punk sound and highly caffeinated performances. Lyrics about love, rejection, and the universal fear of..."

Jan. 27, 2014 Music Post by Claire Gordon

Deep in the Heart of Texas Political Scandals
Crimes, carousing, and contravention from the Capitol grounds
" their whip. Rounding out the full lot of lawmakers who've run into trouble while serving in the Texas..."

Jan. 6, 2017 News Feature by the News Staff

Knowing One's Station
What does it mean to be the hostess with the mostest?
"...stand and receive a less-than-enthusiastic greeting from the young woman behind it. It's hard to tell whether it's diffidence..."

June 19, 2015 Food Feature by Melanie Haupt

Book Reviews
Reviews of Recent Fiction and Nonfiction
"...A Dr. Robert Provine published a study on laughter in the January..."

May 19, 2000 Books Feature by Roger Gathman

SXSW List No. 5
NOFX, Leon Russell, and Trae Tha Truth join Iggy Pop
"...leader Josh Homme at the Moody Theater on Wednesday, March 16, promoting upcoming LP Post Pop Depression...."

Jan. 29, 2016 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Remembering 'Easy Rider' and 'The Last Movie'
CinemaTexas program notes
"...originally printed in conjunction with screenings put on by CinemaTexas, a graduate-student-run film society that was part of the..."

June 4, 2010 Screens Feature

Film Reviews
"...projects and away to a better place, brother Strike makes time - and good money - selling crack to..."

Sept. 15, 1995 News Feature

Gimme whatcha got for a poke chop…
"...and distribution while the product itself continues bearing the smaller label's stamp. This means an even bigger national profile..."

Jan. 9, 2004 Music Column by Christopher Gray

1999 SXSW Music Festival
"...DAMNATIONS TX: With Half Mad Moon (Sire), the Damnations TX are poised to take..."

March 19, 1999 Music Feature

A Star Is Born
Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga headline this remake of a remake of a remake
"...and Will Fetters (based on a story by William Wellman and Robert Carson), is a terrific romance and backstage..."

Oct. 5, 2018 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

SXSW Music List No. 9
Spoon, Atmosphere, Charles Bradley, and 243 more added
"...blooming soul vocalist Charles Bradley, TV on the Radio frontman Tunde Adebimpe, homegrown heroes Spoon, and Texas troubadours Steve..."

Feb. 27, 2015 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Walk Like Cleto
H-town's Chingo Bling slings tamale beats
"...a bowl with his name spelled out in diamonds). Mainstream MCs rap about slanging crack while doing the hustle,..."

June 11, 2004 Music Feature by Joe Nick Patoski

Catch That Kid
Kids commit heist – all for a good cause.
"...Directed by: Bart Freundlich. Starring: Kristen Stewart, Corbin Bleu, Max Thieriot, Jennifer Beals, Sam Robards, John Carroll Lynch, James..."

Feb. 13, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

'Secuestro Express'
Jonathan Jakubowicz and Elizabeth Avellán on 'Secuestro Express'
"...from his home in Caracas, and Avellán from the Troublemakers Studio in Austin, where she works with her husband,..."

Oct. 28, 2005 Screens Feature by Michael King

Summer Sneaks
Apocalypse Whenever: Movies in the Season of Armageddon
" Marjorie Baumgarten and Jessica Reisman..."

May 22, 1998 Screens Feature

BS3 Picks & Sleepers
"...eyes glaze over every time they stare at the mammoth list of showcases with those hundreds of band names..."

April 17, 1998 Arts Feature

Film Reviews
"...TO DIE FORD: Gus Van Sant; with Nicole Kidman, Matt Dillon, Joaquin Phoenix, Casey Affleck, Illeana Douglas, Alison..."

Oct. 6, 1995 News Feature

A Whole Lotta Lava Going On
Winter/Spring Movie Sneaks
"...The enormous popularity of Star Wars: Special Edition may actually provide the best possible lead-in for the year..."

Feb. 14, 1997 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Fall Film Previews
"...THE BEST MAN..."

Sept. 11, 1998 Screens Feature

Film Reviews
"...THEREMIN: AN ELECTRONIC ODYSSEYD: Steven M. Martin. (PG-13, 85 min.) Some stories just write themselves. This..."

Nov. 3, 1995 News Feature

Film Reviews
"...THEREMIN: AN ELECTRONIC ODYSSEYD: Steven M. Martin. (PG-13, 85 min.) Some stories just write themselves. This..."

Oct. 27, 1995 News Feature

Film Reviews
"...NADJAD: Michael Almereyda; with Suzy Amis, Galaxy Craze, Martin Donovan, Peter Fonda, Jared Harris, Karl Geary, Elina Lowensohn,..."

Sept. 29, 1995 News Feature

Film Reviews
"...SAFED: Todd Haynes; with Julianne Moore, Xander Berkeley, Peter Friedman, James LeGros, Mary Carver, Susan Norman, Kate McGregor Stewart...."

Sept. 22, 1995 News Feature

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