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The Hero
Sam Elliott plays a cowboy actor dying of cancer
"...Directed by: Brett Haley. Starring: Sam Elliott, Laura Prepon, Nick Offerman, Krysten Ritter, Katharine Ross,..."

June 23, 2017 Movie Review by Steve Davis

I'll See You in My Dreams
Blythe Danner is exquisite as a 70-year-old widow entering the dating fray
"...Directed by: Brett Haley. Starring: Blythe Danner, Martin Starr, Sam Elliott, Rhea Perlman, June Squibb, Mary Kay Place and..."

June 5, 2015 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Off the Map
An off-the-grid family copes with depression and a tax audit outside Taos, N.M., in this warm and unusual drama directed by Campbell Scott.
"...Directed by: Campbell Scott. Starring: Joan Allen, Sam Elliott, Valentina de Angelis, J.K. Simmons, Jim True-Frost and..."

April 1, 2005 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

A Star Is Born
Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga headline this remake of a remake of a remake
"...Directed by: Bradley Cooper. Starring: Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper, Sam Elliott, Andrew Dice Clay, Michael Harney, Rafi Gavron, Dave..."

Oct. 5, 2018 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Hi-Lo Country
"...Stephen Frears. Starring: Woody Harrelson, Billy Crudup, Patricia Arquette, Sam Elliott, Penelope Cruz, Cole Hauser, James Gammon, Enrique Castillo..."

Jan. 22, 1999 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Big Lebowski
A case of mistaken identity embroils the supremely go-with-the-flow character of the Dude (Bridges) in an intersecting mix of kidnapping, pornography, German nihilists, sultry women, gumshoes, missing money, and missing toes.
"...Directed by: Joel Coen. Starring: Jeff Bridges, Sam Elliott, John Goodman, Ben Gazzara, Jon Polito, Tara Reid,..."

March 6, 1998 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

"...D: Rowdy Herrington (1989) with Patrick Swayze, Kelly Lynch, Sam Elliott, Ben Gazarra Cocktail..."

May 16, 1997 Screens Feature

Lily Tomlin leads a dynamic cast down roads less traveled
"...Lily Tomlin, Julia Garner, Marcia Gay Harden, Judy Greer, Sam Elliott, Laverne Cox, Elizabeth Peña and Nat Wolff...."

Sept. 11, 2015 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Company You Keep
Members of the Weather Underground resurface in this contemporary thriller directed by Robert Redford.
"...Tucci, Richard Jenkins, Anna Kendrick, Brendan Gleeson, Brit Marling, Sam Elliott, Stephen Root and Jackie Evancho...."

April 26, 2013 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Did You Hear About the Morgans?
Hugh Grant and Sarah Jessica Parker play a feuding New York City couple who rediscover their love while out West.
" Marc Lawrence. Starring: Hugh Grant, Sarah Jessica Parker, Sam Elliott, Mary Steenburgen, Michael Kelly, Elisabeth Moss, Jesse Liebman..."

Dec. 18, 2009 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
Picks & Sleepers
"...Ronny Elliott..."

March 19, 2004 Music Feature

We Were Soldiers
"...Josh Daugherty, Chris Klein, Greg Kinnear, Madeleine Stowe and Sam Elliott. Based on the book We Were Soldiers Once..."

March 1, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

"...Starring: Kurt Russell, Val Kilmer, Michael Biehn, Powers Boothe, Sam Elliott, Dana Delany, Stephen Lang and Bill Paxton. There..."

Dec. 31, 1993 Movie Review by Louis Black

SXSW Announces Film Lineup
Edgar Wright's Baby Driver, Ben Wheatley's Free Fire, and more
"...On the acting side, screen regulars Jonny Mars and Sam Eidson appear in A Bad Idea Gone Wrong, the..."

Jan. 31, 2017 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

Digging for Fire
Joe Swanberg's latest adds some flourish to his usual marital themes
"...Starring: Jake Johnson, Rosemarie DeWitt, Orlando Bloom, Brie Larson, Sam Rockwell, Chris Messina, Anna Kendrick, Judith Light, Sam Elliott,..."

Aug. 28, 2015 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Hulk
"...Ang Lee. Starring: Eric Bana, Nick Nolte, Jennifer Connelly, Sam Elliott, Josh Lucas, Paul Kersey and Cara Buono. Hulk..."

June 20, 2003 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Wrapped and Ready
"...with Woody Harrelson, Billy Crudup, Patricia Arquette, Penelope Cruz, Sam Elliott...."

Nov. 27, 1998 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

How Do I Food & Wine Festival?
An Austin Food & Wine Fest newbie retraces her steps
"...and Sweets afterparty held at Mellow Johnny’s. There, I sampled an overwhelming array of sweets from local pastry chefs..."

April 28, 2014 Food Post by Melanie Haupt

TV Eye
Testosterone on tap
"...Not sure I can say the same for the new WB series Pepper Dennis starring Rebecca..."

March 31, 2006 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

November Road
Lou Berney's latest, set around JFK's assassination, is a tightly written crime tale worthy of Raymond Chandler or James M. Cain
"...someone may come along to send you down the same hole. Killing a president, you can't be too careful...."

Oct. 26, 2018 Arts Feature by Jesse Sublett

Austin Food and Wine Festival Bites: Part One
Savory tidbits and sweet treats
"...outdoor tasting format, but there were plenty of standout samples, nonetheless. Chef Love announced the upcoming arrival of his..."

April 28, 2015 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Celluloid Icons
The larger-than-life John Milius and the enigmatic, introverted Harry Dean Stanton come into focus
"...write for pussies, and he doesn't write for women," Sam Elliott helpfully points out early on. "He writes for..."

March 8, 2013 Screens Feature by Shawn Badgley

Up in the Air
The director of Juno and Thank You for Smoking is back with another film that is perfectly in touch with the times.
"...Kendrick, Jason Bateman, Amy Morton, Melanie Lynskey, J.K. Simmons, Sam Elliott and Danny McBride. Either by design or default,..."

Dec. 18, 2009 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Golden Compass
The special effects are mostly spectacular in this story of a 12-year-old orphan whose fate is connected to a holy, multiverse war yet to come.
"...Richards, Ben Walker, Eva Green, Jim Carter, Tom Courtenay, Sam Elliott, Christopher Lee and Simon McBurney. Ain’t that just..."

Dec. 7, 2007 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Ghost Rider
The movie adds little to Marvel's source material, but to be fair, there wasn't a surfeit of originality in the comic book to begin with.
"...Starring: Nicolas Cage, Eva Mendes, Wes Bentley, Peter Fonda, Sam Elliott and Donal Logue. Ghost Rider is based on..."

Feb. 23, 2007 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Thank You for Smoking
This snarkily playful little comedy gets so wrapped up in its own barbed witticisms that it fails to land even the lightest sucker-punches on the institutions it aims to skewer.
"...Jason Reitman. Starring: Aaron Eckhart, Maria Bello, Cameron Bright, Sam Elliott, Katie Holmes, David Koechner, Rob Lowe, William H...."

March 31, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Merchant of Death
Director Jason Reitman spins his feature, 'Thank You for Smoking'
"...shush none other than the Marlboro Man, Lorne Lutch (Sam Elliott in an outstanding performance). Then there's Naylor's trek..."

March 31, 2006 Screens Feature by Darcie Stevens

Page Two
If you want to cut government spending, legalize pot, plus more pearls on government spending (or lack thereof) and the Austin Film and Green festivals.
"...the Map (with the always great and often underrated Sam Elliott), and Pieces of April. Local films include Clark..."

Oct. 10, 2003 Column by Louis Black

All Over the Map
The "thoughtful production, informed consumption" of the Taos Talking Picture Festival
"...years. Beautifully told and photographed, the film also stars Sam Elliott as the clinically depressed mate of Joan Allen,..."

April 25, 2003 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Calvin Russell
Texas Platters
"...that guy from the Ford pickup commercials, or maybe Sam Elliott. From the sounds of Rebel Radio, it seems..."

Jan. 24, 2003 Music Review by Christopher Gray

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