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Steam: The Turkish Bath
"...Halil Ergun, Carlo Cecchi, Fransesca D'Aloja and Alessandro Gassman. Steam is a little moist around the edges, often to..."

April 23, 1999 Movie Review by Steve Davis

ATX Games Up for Steam Greenlight
Winners get backing of web behemoth
"...PC gamers already know about Steam, but for the rest of you, it's pretty much..."

Aug. 31, 2012 Screens Post by James Renovitch

Council: Take the Steam Train
Can the city and Uber and Lyft come to an understanding?
"...a renewal of the lease agreement with the Austin Steam Train Association...."

Sept. 26, 2014 News Feature by Michael King

District 2 Race Gathers Steam as Delia Garza Decides Not to Seek Reelection
David Chincanchan has already kicked off his campaign, Vanessa Fuentes considering

Nov. 22, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Run-Off Running Out of Steam
Final day of early voting in primaries

May 23, 2014 News Post by Richard Whittaker

SXSW Lou Reed Tribute Gathers Steam
Richard Barone enlists Alejandro Escovedo for star-studded show

March 5, 2014 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

Steam Still Rising From STRs
Residential short-term rentals get the go-ahead from City Council

Aug. 10, 2012 News Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

How's Your Self of Steam?
See the future's swashbuckling past in the present this weekend!
"..."You feel steamy, punk?" is how we titled last week's blogpost about..."

Jan. 18, 2012 Design Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Steam Versus Cyber at ArmadilloCon
Bruce Sterling joins this weekend's sci-fi/fantasy literary event
"...only 3D artist in attendance. Keeping in with the Steampunk theme that is so in vogue right now, there..."

Aug. 26, 2011 Books Post by Richard Whittaker

Save Austin Music Picks Up Steam

Aug. 20, 2008 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

The TCBender Is Gathering Steam

Feb. 9, 2007 News Post by Christopher Gray

'State vs. Reed' Gaining Steam: Pair's First Doc Becoming the Story
Local pair's first doc becoming the story

April 14, 2006 Screens Feature by Frank Rivera

Japanese anime director Katsuhiro Ôtomo, best known for Akira, here delivers a dazzlingly straightforward rush that thrusts its protagonist into astonishing action set-piece after set-piece.
"...animé landmark Akira and 2001’s equally stunning Metropolis, but Steamboy, 10 years in the making at the unfathomable cost..."

March 18, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Ssssssssssteam Heat
Memories of Soap Creek Saloon
"...The news that Fable Records is reissuing Steam Heat’s 30-year-old album, Austin Funk, on CD brought a..."

Aug. 19, 2008 Music Post by Margaret Moser

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows
Robert Downey Jr. inhabits the role of Sherlock Holmes to a near-molecular level in this rushing whoosh of a follow-up to 2009's blockbuster.
"...its titular consulting detective, Guy Ritchie's follow-up to his steampunky 2009 take on Arthur Conan Doyle's peerlessly curious antihero..."

Dec. 16, 2011 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Players' Guide
Adam Saltsman's new studio, plus a suite on Steam and more
"...the accompanying game) is set to be released on Steam in April...."

March 28, 2014 Screens Feature by James Renovitch

Stickmen With Ray Guns
Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Steam
"..."Frankly, the heaviest guys in the Steampunk scene are not really all that into 'steam.' Instead,..."

April 29, 2011 Books Feature by Marc Savlov

The Commuter
Liam Neeson still has a very particular set of skills
" act ramps up, the action seems to lose steam, and the torrent of red herrings and obvious dead..."

Jan. 12, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

April and the Extraordinary World
Animated French steampunk fantasy is delightfully imaginative
" rely on coal, and then charcoal, to provide steam-based energy. Imagine: Paris to Berlin in only 83 hours!..."

April 8, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Busco Novio Para Mi Mujer
Mexican romantic comedy fails to seduce
"...third act roles around, the movie runs out of steam and reaches an abrupt end. Sadly, Busco Novio Para..."

Feb. 26, 2016 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Bloodsucking Bastards
Cubicle horrors: Vampires bloody the workplace
"...hit their marks, especially as the film picks up steam and the predictable rivers of gore start flowing...."

Sept. 4, 2015 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Shark Night 3D
These sharks are as bland as their comely victims.
"...Ellis’ 2006 feature, Snakes on a Plane, got some steam for being a giggling exemplar of memetic marketing, but..."

Sept. 9, 2011 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Scream 4
This reboot of the franchise is too self-referential for its own good.
"...a film idea out of time and out of steam. Blood, they’ve got plenty of, though. When Craven's original..."

April 22, 2011 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Girl From Monaco
This French film is equal parts sex farce, Mai-Decembre romance, middle-aged white male fantasy, and wannabe Hitchockian intrigue.
"...implication, much of the male population of Monaco. The steam percolating between Bertrand and Audrey (and Christophe as well;..."

July 10, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

William H. Macy stars in this film penned by David Mamet about one man's long night's journey of the soul.
"...various parts from ever gathering a full head of steam. Plus, the film’s make-up and costumes are pure bargain..."

Sept. 29, 2006 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Machinist
Christian Bale lost 60 lbs. in order to play the unsettling title character, a man who has maybe shed his sanity along with his weight.
"...mental illness and guilt, just the sight of cooped-up steam escaping from a valve that’s about to blow...."

Nov. 26, 2004 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Coffee and Cigarettes
Jim Jarmusch's new brew is lukewarm.
" an idle pleasure that evaporates in plumes of steam and smoke. With his track record over the years..."

July 23, 2004 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Daughter From Danang
"...and Franco build up a serious head of political steam with absolutely tragic stock footage of children being loaded..."

Jan. 10, 2003 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Austin Powers in Goldmember
"...fact that his spy franchise is running out of steam. As has become de rigueur with the Powers films,..."

July 26, 2002 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Gosford Park
The servants know all in this Altman mystery set in a British countryside estate in the Thirties.
"...already irredeemably muddled affairs. Disappointingly, the film loses some steam when it sidetracks into a murder mystery. Though it's..."

Jan. 11, 2002 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

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