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American Sniper
Clint Eastwood and Bradley Cooper tell Chris Kyle's war story.
"...guns and their capabilities, although the recoil of American Sniper doesn’t have the same moral reverb of Eastwood’s finest..."

Jan. 16, 2015 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

"...basic story is a familiar one. The older Marine sniper, Tom Beckett (Berenger -- who has, of late, become..."

Feb. 5, 1993 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Officer Who Killed UT Tower Sniper Dies at 72
The Austin Police Department mourns the death of Houston McCoy
"...Austin Police Officer Houston McCoy, who shot and killed sniper Charles Whitman during his 1966 rampage from the University..."

Dec. 28, 2012 News Post by Monica Riese

Sniper 66 Conceptualize Austin's First Serial Killer
The street-punk vets tell the tale of the Servant Girl Annihilator
"...more serious than what we usually write about," says Sniper 66 singer/guitarist Dylan Close of the 9-year-old street-punk heroes'..."

Nov. 23, 2018 Music Feature by Tim Stegall

Chief Acevedo Responds to Dallas Sniper Attack
APD will be at 100% staffing patrol through August

July 8, 2016 News Post by Kahron Spearman

The Wall
Two American soldiers face off with an Iraqi sniper
"...two U.S. soldiers pinned down by a cunning Iraqi sniper. At a trim 81 minutes and featuring just three..."

May 12, 2017 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Phone Booth
"...trapped in there for so long – a nutty sniper with a near-inscrutable plan – are carried out in..."

April 4, 2003 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Thank You for Your Service
American soldiers return from Iraq and try to readjust to civilian life
"...Hall, who wrote the screenplay for Clint Eastwood’s American Sniper. Hall also wrote this screenplay, which he adapted from..."

Oct. 27, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Predator
The Predator needs an editor
"...The story goes like this: A sniper in Mexico, Quinn (Holbrook), is witness to an alien..."

Sept. 14, 2018 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

The Book of Henry
Abandon all hope ye who purchase a ticket
"...Watts’ Susan is running through the forest with a sniper rifle, I was out. The Book of Henry is..."

June 16, 2017 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

News Roundup: A Deadly Shooting, Rick Perry, and City Council
Police kill an armed man, Perry's ready to run, and more
" APD helicopter is taken down by a police sniper; Rick Perry has some interesting members of his RickPAC;..."

Feb. 9, 2015 News Post by the News Staff

A real-world fuse burns throughout the military drama of Stop-Loss, the Austin-lensed film by Boys Don't Cry's Kimberley Peirce that stars Ryan Phillippe.
"...if you know anyone Over There, but when the sniper fire winds down and the blood loss carves out..."

March 28, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

28 Weeks Later
This continuing story of a populace that fears infection from a "rage virus," forges ahead with panic-paced sequences of graphic, random violence.
"...job done, meter by bloody meter. Enter Special Forces sniper Doyle (Renner), who, although he and his men have..."

May 11, 2007 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Mark Wahlberg plays an ex-Marine marksman who is set up to be the fall guy in a government plot.
"...for it. Otherwise? Retired and improbably named ex-Marine Corps sniper Bob Lee Swagger (Wahlberg) falls for the oldest trick..."

March 23, 2007 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Igby Goes Down
Black comedy about youthful unraveling while on lam from boarding school.
"...dynasty forged on prescription pills, sexual betrayals, and emotional sniper fire. Igby's father (Pullman) has been “recuperating from life”..."

Sept. 20, 2002 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Jackal
"...the good guys' secret weapon, an Irish Republican Army sniper (Gere), who's giving them the benefit of his terrorist..."

Nov. 14, 1997 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Boyhood Nominated for Six Oscars
Academy singles out Linklater, Adair, Arquette, Hawke
"...American Sniper, Clint Eastwood, Robert Lorenz, Andrew Lazar, Bradley Cooper and..."

Jan. 15, 2015 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Don't Call It Street Punk
A new breed of punk rules Red River
"...definitely happens in waves," remarks Jeremy Brister, guitarist for Sniper 66, a 7-year-old quartet and ATX standout...."

Feb. 5, 2016 Music Feature by Tim Stegall

Street Punks on Parade
"...Sniper 66..."

Feb. 4, 2016 Photo Gallery

News Roundup: MLK, Chris Kyle, and the Lege
Get ready to celebrate "Chris Kyle Day"
"...• Big day for fans of American Sniper: Gov. Greg Abbott has announced that he will sign..."

Feb. 2, 2015 News Post by the News Staff

Jack Reacher
Tom Cruise stars as the title character of Lee Child's novels in this thriller directed by the writer of Valkyrie and The Usual Suspects.
"...mall. Clearly, this is the work of a superior sniper. Barr (Joseph Sikora), a former army sniper and the..."

Dec. 28, 2012 Movie Review by Louis Black

TV Eye
POV's 'Al Otro Lado'
"...will air a special 30-minute documentary on the event, Sniper '66. Whitney Milam is producing the special, which includes..."

July 28, 2006 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

Though lacking a clear point of view, the film seems to say that war not only dehumanizes soldiers but also infantilizes them. It’s not a pretty picture, but it is a lovely film.
"...grueling 112-degrees-in-the-shadelessness-game, and the 20-year-old Swofford (nicknamed Swoff), a sniper who never once gets to fire his rifle and..."

Nov. 4, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Welcome to Sarajevo
"...(Nusevic); gonzo American Flynn (Harrelson), who courageously risks a sniper's bullet to aid a fallen victim, then makes damn..."

Feb. 13, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Boom Boom... Out Go the Lights
Charles Whitman in the UT Tower
"...The publication of A Sniper in the Tower: The Charles Whitman Murders by Gary..."

Sept. 5, 1997 Books Feature by Tom Aiken

Zane Holtz is a Hunter Killer
Austin transplant on going Hollywood and AFF in the same week
"...he's back before Austin audiences twice: first as SEAL sniper Paul Martinelli in one of this week's big releases,..."

Oct. 26, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

For Whom the Bells Toll
Lege enacts campus carry on the 50th anniversary of the UT Tower shooting
"...such an anomaly," said Monte Akers, co-author of Tower Sniper: The Terror of America's First Active Shooter on Campus,..."

Aug. 5, 2016 News Feature by Annamarya Scaccia

DVDanger: 'Tower Block'
UK suspense with a thick slice of social realism and bloodshed
"...eyes, and then shutting them with a high powered sniper bullet. The entire building has been converted into a..."

July 8, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

You Are What You Art
"...of Texas Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery and see "Sniper's Nest: Art That Has Lived With Lucy R. Lippard,"..."

July 11, 1997 Arts Feature by Rebecca S. Cohen

The Slow Burn
Waco: The Rules of Engagement
"...out of view, except to G-men at a "black" sniper post -- and the FLIR camera overhead...."

May 2, 1997 Screens Feature by Dick J. Reavis

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