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Saw III
The director of Saw II is back for more of this vicious-minded series in which the psychopathic Jigsaw toys with his victims' last gasps.
"...has never been as visceral as it is in Saw III, which revisits the – sorry – old saw..."

Nov. 3, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Saw II
With nary a decent, connective character in sight, this nasty sequel quickly becomes little more than a strenuous battle for survival among the already damned.
"...is nigh. "Oh yes, there will be blood," promises Saw II’s tagline, and, for once, the tease is fulfilled..."

Oct. 28, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Saw IV
Jigsaw died in Saw III but here we get to witness his autopsy, stem to stern, thus giving him not only the last laugh, but Being and Nothingness, as well.
"...and Athena Karkanis. I am of two minds regarding Saw IV, although unlike so many of the characters present..."

Nov. 2, 2007 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

I Saw the Light
The sad but mercurial life of Hank Williams is put to screen
"...The question heading in to I Saw the Light, the new movie about Hank Williams, is..."

April 1, 2016 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Saw V
Jigsaw and his traps live on for another installment of demented torture.
"...Mike Butters. It's now been two sequels back since Jigsaw, the unlikely star of this – the original torture-porn..."

Oct. 31, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Housecore Horror Reunites The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
Austin hosts the official gathering of the original Lone Star terror
"...official 40th anniversary cast reunion of The Texas Chain Saw Massacre...."

May 1, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Saw
Saw is indeed a horror movie, but not necessarily in the manner the filmmakers intended.
"...long now about how distressing, disturbing, and downright deviant Saw was going to be that the level of anticipation..."

Oct. 29, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

I Saw the Devil
A serial killer meets his match – and then some – in this nasty revenge drama from South Korea that's nevertheless executed with superlative style and wit.
"...ear during one of the opening sequences of I Saw the Devil, you might mistake it for an homage..."

March 25, 2011 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Saw VI
Jigsaw's grand scheme is finally understood. Promises, promises.
"...– and after last year's lousy but predictably titled Saw V, I'm frankly more off than on – then..."

Oct. 30, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Now Streaming in Austin: The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
Join us tonight for a livetweet of the Lone Star classic
"...of nowhere, and a farm tool: The Texas Chain Saw Massacre...."

March 26, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Saw 3D: The Final Chapter
This seventh film in the horror series promises to be the last.
"...2-D and then post-productioned up into the titular 3, Saw 3D has the desperate air of a doomed series..."

Nov. 5, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

SXSW: Restoring the 'Texas Chain Saw Massacre'
40 years on, Tobe Hooper talks about the movie that shocked the world
"...If it hadn't been for The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, there'd be no Texas film industry. On Monday,..."

March 7, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

'Texas Chain Saw Massacre' Star Marilyn Burns Dies
A sad farewell to Texas' original scream queen
"...Hardesty, the defining last girl in The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, has died at age 65...."

Aug. 6, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Join Us For The Texas Chain Saw Massacre At Home
Live tweet this Thursday night: here's where you can stream
"...watch the OG Lone Star terror, The Texas Chain Saw Massacre?..."

March 23, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Housecore Horror Calls for More 'Saw
'The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Part 2' revs, plus VHS and 35mm joy
"...anniversary cast and crew reunion of The Texas Chain Saw Massacre. Now the family gets bigger, with the announcement..."

Aug. 14, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Cowboys vs. Hippies: The Texas Chain Saw Massacre Subtext
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre reflects Austin's culture in 1974
"...of the first images in 1974's The Texas Chain Saw Massacre is the icon of Austin as roadkill...."

Oct. 3, 2014 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

In 1990, Austin Audiences Watched Slacker... and Saw Themselves
Richard Linklater’s indie milestone celebrates 30 years
"...and the directionless children of the Reagan-Bush era finally saw themselves in a movie: hanging out, doing nothing, working..."

July 24, 2020 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

What If The Texas Chain Saw Massacre Was Really About the Horrors of Modern American Society?
Putting the Austin-made seminal slasher back into context
"...the past may well be condemned to a chain saw coiffure, sans flesh. Or worse. Joseph Lanza's excellent and..."

March 22, 2019 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Ley Line Soaks in the Healing Wash of We Saw Blue
Local quartet finds global rhythms in twining harmonies
"...moments felt distant. Yet Ley Line's sophomore album, We Saw Blue, offers a spiritual reminder, drawing upon their global..."

Dec. 11, 2020 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

“I saw the world” at Pump Project
Imperialism and identity compete in Betelhem Makonnen’s solo show about a 19th century Ethiopian prince
"...Betelhem Makonnen's latest exhibition, "I saw the world," explores the visual representation of dichotomy through..."

Dec. 23, 2016 Arts Review by Caitlin Greenwood

"Neil O'Brien: (I saw You) Chugging from a 2 Liter"
Easy drinking in O'Brien's Common House solo show of prints and paintings
"...of those high points. A rusted frontier two-man crosscut saw hangs on the wall like those expected of an..."

Feb. 27, 2015 Arts Review by Seth Orion Schwaiger

A 'Texas Chain Saw' Pedigree
‘Butcher Boys’ are after you, and on DVD today
"...of the original Austin horror legend The Texas Chain Saw Massacre. Henkel gave advice and served as co-producer on..."

Oct. 8, 2013 Screens Post by Joe O'Connell

Now You Can See 'What Jane Saw'
UT English Department project featured in 'New York Times'
"..."What Jane Saw" is an online exhibition of that very show, reconstructed..."

May 24, 2013 Screens Post by Monica Riese

The Q&A Hole: What Was the Worst Movie You Ever Saw?
With Lars Nilsen, Chris Cubas, Julie Gillis, Buzz Moran, and more
"...WHAT WAS THE WORST MOVIE YOU EVER SAW?..."

Dec. 31, 2012 Screens Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

The Real World You Never Saw: Hawaii
"...The Real World You Never Saw: Hawaii(Sony Wonder, 1999, VHS: $11.99)..."

Dec. 10, 1999 Screens Feature by Sarah Hepola

Opinion: Progressive Policies Are Popular. That’s Why Austin Saw Big Wins on Election Night.
When candidates lead courageously, lean in to progressive values, and fight for what's right, they're able to positively impact people's lives and win, says Councilmember Greg Casar
"...Texas Democrats had a relatively weak election night, we saw major victories in Austin. We passed our own local..."

Nov. 13, 2020 Column by Greg Casar

Checking In: DJ Mel Saw the Writing on the Wall
Obama-endorsed candidate for best local spinner set the curve
"...error. I’ve learned so much since the beginning. I saw the writing on the wall and I doubled down..."

Aug. 4, 2020 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

What We Saw From the Cheap Seats
Regina Spektor's pre-Election Day transcendence
"...Spektor’s latest, What We Saw from the Cheap Seats, focused the two-hour show, and..."

Nov. 7, 2012 Music Post by Abby Johnston

I Saw the Light
Clifford Antone, hardcore to the end
"...come to see him. He got teary-eyed when he saw me and that hug was one of the longest,..."

May 26, 2006 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Join Us For The Texas Chain Saw Massacre At Home
Live tweet this Thursday night

March 27, 2020 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

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