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Shark Night 3D
These sharks are as bland as their comely victims.
"...a giggling exemplar of memetic marketing, but the most Shark Night 3D could hope for is to latch on,..."

Sept. 9, 2011 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Shark Tale
Animated Shark Tale lacks bite.
"...smart, snappy Shrekfollowed by its somewhat less miraculous sequel, Shark Tale’s blandness bodes more than a little ill for..."

Oct. 8, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Luv Doc: Shark vs. Peacock
You are not the bait. You are the shark.
"...first: You are not the bait, you are the shark. Don’t just sit there in the water like a..."

April 10, 2015 Column by The Luv Doc

Austinites Clean up in Shark Tank
Erin Whalen and Tim Stansbury get support for their product on ABC
"...Maybe you've never seen the ABC reality series Shark Tank where fledgling entrepreneurs hope to get some much..."

Jan. 18, 2010 Screens Post by Belinda Acosta

Boycott Shark Fin Soup
"...read your article “Bill of the Week: Save the Sharks” [Newsdesk blog, March 3] This article was of great..."

March 27, 2013 Postmarks

The Shark Bites Back
Mitchell Says the Eastside Needs Sharp Teeth
"...he strike. "You can put a goldfish in a shark tank or you can put a shark in a..."

April 18, 1997 News Feature

Kickstart Your Weekend: 'Shark,' 'Red Winds,' and the Globe
Three personal projects need your help
"...Shark..."

June 7, 2013 Screens Post by Monica Riese

A Shark Tank in a Dance Floor!?
"...our fair city by these characters. They built a shark tank into a dance floor at a place called..."

May 21, 2012 Postmarks

Shark v Zombie ... Who Would Win?
Time for some home movies with Robert Rodriguez.
"...Republic Square last night, watching a zombie fight a shark. Now that, my friend, is entertainment..."

March 11, 2007 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

Public Notice: City Hall Shark Tank
Council might be no fun, but there's lots of cool stuff going on this weekend

Nov. 14, 2014 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Austin Aquarium Manager Sent to Federal Shark Tank
Covino gets a year behind bars
"...in the Idaho Aquarium, spotted eagle rays and lemon sharks worth at least several thousand dollars. According to court..."

Dec. 4, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Playback: Shark Attack!
American Sharks, the future of Austin rock
"...Vegas last Wednesday, local rock & roll ruffians American Sharks announced that they'd finally capitalized on their long-building underground..."

June 7, 2013 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Jumping the Shark on Women's Health
For the sake of anti-abortion politics, the governor and the Legislature turned their backs on women's health care – with disastrous consequences. Is there any way to fix this mess?

Jan. 18, 2013 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Eagle vs Shark
Like Napoleon Dynamite, Eagle vs Shark is a little wisp of a movie, a lightweight feature loaded with montage and hung on the multidimensional performance of Loren Horsley as Lily.

July 20, 2007 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Sharkwater
Rob Stewart, a marine biologist and underwater photographer, makes up for in passion what he lacks in narrative subtlety in this cautionary documentary about the eradication of the planet's sharks.
"...for in passion what he lacks in narrative subtlety. Sharkwater, his documentary on the plight of the shark (and..."

Feb. 1, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Bill of the Week: Save the Sharks
Bill would ban trade in shark fins
"...their say, will soon be illegal? If you guessed shark-finning, you're right...."

March 3, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

47 Meters Down
It's this year's The Shallows (but not as good)
"...the same one co-starring in this summer season’s requisite shark movie 47 Meters Down, in which little more is..."

June 23, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Meg
This giant shark tale simply lacks bite
"...of everybody’s favorite week of the year, Discovery Channel’s Shark Week, comes The Meg, which pits an exceedingly growly..."

Aug. 10, 2018 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Soul Surfer
It's the true story of surfing sensation Bethany Hamilton, who lost an arm to a shark at the age of 13.
"...Bethany Hamilton, who lost her left arm to a shark at the age of 13 before going on to..."

April 8, 2011 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Shallows
Blake Lively is trapped by a shark on her own bikini island
"...willingly gone to see The Shallows, the latest in shark-attack films (we will not speak of those tornado sharks,..."

July 1, 2016 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Open Water
Is it wrong to root for the sharks?
"...Travis, Saul Stein, Estelle Lau and Michael E. Williamson. Shark Week hits the big screen with a small budget..."

Aug. 20, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Barbershop
"...to sell off the barbershop to the local loan shark Lester Wallace (David) for a paltry $20k; he changes..."

Sept. 13, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Non-Frenzied Feeding of a Large Squalus
The movie Jaws, performed live by Old Murder House Theater!
"...eaten alive, one by one, by a Great White Shark gone rogue …..."

July 1, 2015 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Buck Dharma in the 21st Century!
Epic Q&A with Blue Öyster Cult’s “Reaper”
"...“(Don’t Fear) The Reaper,” “Burnin’ for You,” and “Shooting Shark.” BÖC plays Friday at Empire Control Room...."

Aug. 9, 2017 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea
Visually arresting tale of a high school gone to sea
"...anyone who thinks James Cameron’s Titanic could’ve used more sharks, good news: Comic book artist/writer-turned-writer/director Dash Shaw has created..."

April 28, 2017 Movie Review by Ashley Moreno

Denial
Holocaust courtroom drama parallels contemporary issues
"...and her supporters quickly enlist the services of notorious shark solicitor Anthony Julius (an icy Scott, best known on..."

Oct. 14, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

News Ticker: May 21
All the news that's fit to blog
"...Acevedo loses his cool, and Juan Hinojosa jumps the shark. Decisiveness is on the News Ticker...."

May 21, 2013 News Post by Brandon Watson

Pieta
South Korea's Kim Ki-duk makes his most commercial film yet, but it's still full of queasy-making moments.
"...(Lee Jung-jin) is a ruthless enforcer for a loan shark. His method is to maim and cripple the limbs..."

May 17, 2013 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Boy
Set on the eastern New Zealand coast in 1984, Boy is a wisp of a story, but originally told by the director of Eagle vs Shark.
"...Like his previous feature, Eagle vs Shark, Taika Waititi’s Boy tells a mere wisp of a..."

April 6, 2012 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Limitless
As cautionary tales go, this is an entertaining take on finding your muse through chemical means.
"...Wall Street, attracting the attention of De Niro's high-stakes shark. But paranoia and blackouts infiltrate his days and all..."

March 18, 2011 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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