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Robin Hood
Ridley Scott’s revisionist rendering of the Robin Hood tale is full of well-staged battle sequences and is something of an origins story.
"...Durand and Scott Grimes. Scott’s revisionist rendering of the Robin Hood tale is full of well-staged battle sequences, though..."

May 14, 2010 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

How Robin Got His Groove Back
Musicologist Gillian Anderson has come to the rescue of Robin Hood, taking the 1922 Douglas Fairbanks film Robin Hood and restoring its original score. It's one of two dozen films from the earliest era of motion pictures for which Anderson has recovered, restored, or reconstructed the scores.
"...of Prince John, and the noble outlaw known as Robin Hood must spring into action to protect the subjects..."

Jan. 12, 2001 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Robin Schneider's Protest Arrest
Environmentalist busted for UT water protest
"...arrest of Texas Campaign for the Environment executive director Robin Schneider...."

Aug. 9, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Getting Political With The Tree Play and Robin Hood: An Elegy
Two new Austin plays tackle timely subjects
"...So it's rather remarkable to have a pair of homegrown political plays..."

Aug. 7, 2015 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Robin Hood Goes to Court
The Lege punts, and the judge catches the school-finance football
"...ruling in the Edgewood case that prompted the unpopular "Robin Hood" share-the-wealth system now under attack. Responded Assistant Attorney..."

Aug. 13, 2004 News Column by Michael King

Houston Voters Say No to "Robin Hood"
HISD rejects making school finance payments
"...sending of recapture payments to the state under the "Robin Hood" school finance system. That's the process whereby the..."

Nov. 15, 2016 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Covering New Ground
Robin Rather talks about Austin's future, and her own, after stepping down as chair of the Save Our Springs Alliance.
"...Robin Rather has been in the news a lot lately...."

May 12, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Breathe
Andrew Garfield stars in this biopic of a British responaut and advocate for the disabled
"...Andy Serkis’ directorial debut Breathe is a biopic on Robin Cavendish, a British responaut, medical aid pioneer, and advocate..."

Oct. 20, 2017 Movie Review by Danielle White

The Usual Suspects
The first year of the Will Wynn era closes to very mixed reviews, as Austinites wonder whether the city leadership is floundering.
"...proven that he 'gets' the issues," says community activist Robin Rather, who endorsed Wynn for mayor in 2003 in..."

July 9, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin At Risk
Tech leaders look for solution to Austin's growth problems
"...same time, though, former Save Our Springs Alliance chair Robin Rather -- lauded by the Austin American-Statesman, and not..."

May 12, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Turning Point
Relations on the Mend
"...S.O.S. Chair Robin Rather When the City Council gave its preliminary approval..."

Feb. 19, 1999 News Feature by Jenny Staff

Point Austin: Expiation Day
If apologies are in order, the line forms here
"...apologized for a similar (although off-dais) e-mail remark about Robin Rather, who has responded with a condescending Statesman op-ed..."

March 11, 2011 News Column by Michael King

Page Two: Lost Diamond
Robin Shivers' life defined what makes Austin the kind of community it is
"...Last week, Robin Shivers died, and Austin lost an important talent, a..."

Nov. 6, 2009 Column by Louis Black

Ladrones
Comic Mexican caper draws weight from its historical slant
"...release. The first film told the story of modern-day Robin Hoods, Alejandro Toledo (Televisa star Colunga) and Emilio Lopez..."

Oct. 9, 2015 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Everybody Loves a Wynn-er
Will Wynn is his own flavor of ice cream -- pure vanilla, but mixed with nuts
"...Circle C Ranch. "I told my boss that I'd rather spend my time bettering Downtown than building over the..."

Feb. 14, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Election News
Does this campaign chest make me look fat?
"...be completely predictive of an election outcome, but the rather obvious conclusion to be gleaned from looking at the..."

April 18, 2008 News Feature by Lee Nichols

An S-O-S for SOS
What will the Stratus deal mean for the Springs?
"...clustering is good, but these clusters are too intense," Robin Cravey, a former city planning commissioner, told the council...."

Aug. 9, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

'An Independent Person'
A Conversation With Randi Shade
"...about control of power and that sort of thing, [rather] than about actual philosophical or even personal relationships...."

June 3, 2011 News Feature by Michael King

Y Not?
The battle over AMD's move to Lantana is a one-tract skirmish in a larger war over the uncertain future of Central Texas
"...it's farther, and one that breezes by rolling hills rather than crawling past strip malls. At least, until everybody..."

June 24, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Capitol Chronicle
The state gridlock persists on public school finance.
"...hearings on public school finance -- a subject of rather more permanent significance to the entire state -- have..."

Oct. 10, 2003 News Column by Michael King

The Best-Case Scenario
After years of work, Envision Central Texas goes majorly public.
"...to keep an organization like ECT above the fray, rather than a new venue for the same old clashes..."

Oct. 24, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Borders Backs Out
A setback for Sixth + Lamar, a victory for keeping Austin weird
"...nonprofit Liveable City, led by high-profile Austin progressives like Robin Rather, Bill Spelman, and Mark Yznaga, has for months..."

April 25, 2003 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Beverly Besieged
Mike Clark-Madison previews the Place 4 City Council race.
"...Our Springs Alliance chair and all-but-certain future mayoral candidate Robin Rather. Rather and her sister-in-arms, former Council Member Brigid..."

May 3, 2002 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Handicapping the (future) race for mayor
"...Robin Rather: It's the Economy, Stupid..."

March 30, 2001 News Feature

Computer Chess
Andrew Bujalski’s Austin-made film is a boldly original, black-and-white portrait of computer culture in the early Eighties.
"...Andrew Bujalski. Starring: Patrick Riester, Myles Paige, Wiley Wiggins, Robin Schwartz, Gerald Peary, Gordon Kindlmann, James Curry, Jim Lewis,..."

Aug. 23, 2013 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

House of D
Here’s an interesting surprise: Dour, dry David Duchovny’s directorial debut is more weepy than creepy, a conventional coming-of-age story that flashes back to 1970s New York City.
"...Directed by: David Duchovny. Starring: Anton Yelchin, Robin Williams, Téa Leoni, David Duchovny, Erykah Badu, Magali Amadei..."

April 29, 2005 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Youth Without Youth
After a 10-year absence, Francis Ford Coppola has come in from the vineyards, but his Youth Without Youth is a self-satisfied bore that fails to connect with the audience.
"...come to think of it, Jack's story, which features Robin Williams as a boy who ages four times faster..."

Feb. 29, 2008 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Temple-Inland Reads the Writing on the Wall
The Fortune 500 firm abandons its SOS-busting, job-boosting plans
"...several environmental groups and three individuals – Mary Arnold, Robin Rather, and Shudde Fath – but the noticeable absence..."

Jan. 30, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

Riding the Tech Titanic
Austin looks for recovery after the dot-com bust.
"..."The upside was, and is, jobs, jobs, jobs," says Robin Rather, CEO of Mindwave Research, former chair of the..."

March 15, 2002 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Last Call for Lowe's? Council Ready to Split
It's still 4-3 and holding as the controversial big-box deal goes up for final approval
"...by endorsements from key enviro "moderates" like George Cofer, Robin Rather and Brigid Shea, or the Save Barton Creek..."

Dec. 12, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

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