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"...whisper the titillated listeners of the imprisoned Marquis de Sade's stories of sexual perversion in this fictionalized account of..."

Dec. 29, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Sade at the Erwin Center
"...long years ago, braised by July winds in Selma, Sade’s Nigerian birthplace took root in Central Texas. Wednesday at..."

Sept. 9, 2011 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

ACL Fest Interview: Amber Mark
Glossy jazz with shades of Sade
" Lead single "Love Me Right" invites comparison to Sade's glossy jazz production, but where her voice burst onto..."

Oct. 5, 2018 Music Feature by Clara Wang

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
This Swedish film is an icily sleek masterwork of sustained suspense, much like Noomi Rapace's visceral, envelope-pushing performance.
"...murder mystery, unless your mother's maiden name is de Sade and she has an appallingly bleak vision of modern..."

April 2, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Jan Svankmajer's creepy-crawl slowly becomes one of the most mordantly beautiful of the director's films, an asylum-set anti-love story with mobile body parts and splashy theatrics.
" the present; the Marquis, however, is pure de Sade, giggling maniacally like Tom Hulce on acid and mayonnaise...."

Sept. 15, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

"...literature that includes the likes of the Marquis de Sade and Bret Easton Ellis. Yet, being able to glimpse..."

July 12, 1996 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

"...played between the imprisoned Marquis -- as in “de Sade” -- and his uncircumcised penis, a large and erect..."

Sept. 4, 1992 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Crimes of Passion and Prose
With Quills, Philip Kaufman (Henry & June, The Unbearable Lightness of Being) has made another film about the startling fusion between literature and sex.
"...Quills (from Doug Wright's play about the Marquis de Sade), the written word propels the story forward. For Philip..."

Dec. 22, 2000 Screens Feature by Michael Ventura

Sade, India Arie
Verizon Wireless Amphitheater,
Selma, Texas, July 29
"...Sade, India ArieVerizon Wireless Amphitheater,..."

Aug. 10, 2001 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

Different Stages doesn't light up the dark corners of this gothic comedy about the Marquis de Sade
"...I suspect that the Marquis de Sade and Eric Idle would have gotten along nicely if..."

Jan. 11, 2013 Arts Review by Jillian Owens

The Luv Doc: Debbie Downers
It is truly fascinating to witness the beautiful butterfly squeeze back into an ugly caterpillar
"...suspicion they are direct descendants of the Marquis de Sade. Boone is a French name too, right? Hmmm ......."

May 25, 2018 Column by The Luv Doc

The Saw character returns
"...outdid the collected torments of Torquemada, the Marquis de Sade, and William “Bad Aim” Burroughs combined. Love them or..."

Nov. 3, 2017 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

A coming-of-age cannibal tale with teeth
"...her literary namesakes made famous by the Marquis de Sade and Lawrence Durrell, is a young girl who comes..."

March 17, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Vortex’s Ballot Eats the Bullet
This timely production’s extraordinary performers speak truth, as black women in America, that makes us see them
"...America presents the experiences of six extraordinary performers – Sade M. Jones, Breaion S. King, Chelsea Manasseri, Kera Blay,..."

Nov. 4, 2016 Arts Review by T. Lynn Mikeska

We Need to Talk About Maxwell
“I make records because I live, not because I live to make records”
"...blueprint having worked with Stuart Matthewman, having worked with Sade and Hod David, having such an eclectic background. We..."

July 13, 2016 Music Post by Alejandra Ramirez

Where the Girls Go/ATX: Fright Night Edition
Best queer-grrrl-tastic events this weekend, every weekend
"...Operate smoothly and take the after party to Girlfriend’s Sade Sundays. It’ll wind you down...."

Oct. 24, 2014 Qmmunity Post by Sarah Marloff

Where the Girls Go/ATX: Make a Difference Edition
Best queer-grrrl-tastic events this weekend and every weekend
"...Then ride your high all to GirlFriend’s Sade Sundays at Vinyl, or Rain’s Kweird Sunday nights –..."

Oct. 17, 2014 Qmmunity Post by Sarah Marloff

Where the Girls Go/ATX: 21 Days to Halloween Edition
Best queer-grrrl-tastic events this weekend and every weekend
"...the new Saturday, because today's lineup is epic. Between Sade Sundays (GirlFriend's newest residency at Vinyl) and Queeraoke with..."

Oct. 10, 2014 Qmmunity Post by Sarah Marloff

Zodiac: Director's Cut
Spencer Parsons has been waiting for a proper DVD of Fincher's essay on the dorkiness of evil since end titles rolled in the theatre
"...Marquis de Shar-day." For a real-life psycho, the singer Sade would make a more typical raison de murder than..."

Feb. 15, 2008 Screens Review by Spencer Parsons

Despite sporting Heath Ledger and Abbie Cornish as a pair of Australian junkies increasingly on the outs with family, reality, and rent, Candy is a washout.
"...wanders into frame you wonder what the Marquis de Sade would've made of his woozy professorial dealer. Probably a..."

Dec. 15, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Love Me if You Dare
Love and malice, as only the French can do it.
"...the unholy spawn of Beelzebub and the Marquis de Sade. Fun and games for Love Me if You Dare’s..."

June 11, 2004 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Spit Out the Seeds
Lucinda Williams bares all
"...She likes the Moody Blues and champions Sade. Some of her fans listen to N'Sync. Her own..."

Aug. 10, 2001 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

The Great Escape
Chain Gangs! Cast Aways! Kung Fu! Chocolate! ... It's Time for the Holiday Film Previews
"...Quills, Philip Kaufman's long-awaited biopic of the Marquis de Sade. Adapted from Doug Wright's hit play, Quills examines the..."

Nov. 24, 2000 Screens Feature by Barry Johnson

SXSW Music Rounds Up Last Wave of Talent
Bully, Khalid, Car Seat Headrest, Lizzo, and Billie Eilish join fest
"...Monique Sade (Brooklyn, NY.)..."

March 7, 2019 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

ACL Live Review: Amber Mark
Main stage opener preps for headlining status
"...loving approval. Even so, it was her cover of Sade’s “Love Is Stronger Than Pride,” also featured on the..."

Oct. 15, 2018 Music Post by Isabella Castro-Cota

Chronicle Recommends: Star Wars Actors in Non-Star Wars Films
Celebrate May the Fourth away from a galaxy far, far away
" and Baron Frankenstein, respectively. Set in a De Sade-ian lunatic asylum, this turned out to be not only..."

May 3, 2018 Screens Post by Chronicle Film Staff

SXSW Music: Must-See R&B
Rhythm and blues and everything in between
"...the vein of Jhené Aiko and Nelly Furtado (or Sade, if you're old). Debut 2016 LP brims with anti-love..."

March 17, 2017 Music Feature by Thomas Fawcett

DVDanger: Estranged
Modern Gothic romance, with all the historic chills
"...This is Downton Abbey rewritten by De Sade, with its sweet hints of aristocratic debauchery and the..."

Feb. 13, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Iron and Wine & Ben Bridwell
" David Gilmour's "There's No Way out of Here." Sade's "Bullet Proof Soul" gets a haunting twist of Americana,..."

Aug. 7, 2015 Music Review by Doug Freeman

DVDanger: If There Be Thorns
Dear Lifetime, we need to talk
"...York en pointe eroticism is now Mayberry meets de Sade. The remaining kids from the original four – Catherine..."

July 15, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

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