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Lone Survivor
A SEAL team mission in Afghanistan goes very wrong in this intense combat film with a bang-up cast.
"...depicted in films with the intensity conveyed in Lone Survivor, written and directed by Peter Berg, who here bounces..."

Jan. 10, 2014 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

AFF: Sole Survivor
A film that depicts the aftermath of surviving a plane crash.
" go on forever. Austin Film Festival’s documentary Sole Survivor explores stories from lone survivors of commercial plane crashes..."

Oct. 30, 2013 Chron Events Post by Camille Morell

Althea Trix Wins Drag Survivor All Stars
Trix takes home title as Queen of the Drag Scene
"...Drag Survivor All Stars hostess, Ms. Kelly Kline crowned the winner..."

Jan. 5, 2014 Qmmunity Post by Claire Gordon

Adopting a Survivor's Tale
Stephen Mills' journey into the Holocaust leads a community toward tolerance
"...Stephen Mills' story to tell. He is not a survivor. He is not from a family of survivors. He..."

April 1, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

A Rape Survivor Story, Minus the Sensationalism
Stephanie Beatriz comes home to Texas with potent drama The Light of the Moon
"...both deep and sadly ordinary, reflecting an all-too-common experience. "Survivor stories, victim stories, however you want to define it,..."

March 10, 2017 Screens Feature by Michael Agresta

Casting Call: 'Survivor'
Austin to outwit, outplay, outlast
"...Survivor comes to Austin in June in search of cast..."

May 27, 2008 Screens Post by Belinda Acosta

A Survivor's Journey
"...calls her new album Tornado in Slo Mo a "survivor's narrative." With good reason: The songs are written from..."

June 4, 1999 Music Feature by Jay Hardwig

ATX Television Fest: Survivor’s Remorse Panel
The Starz basketball drama is back for a third season
"...of the panel after the season premiere of Starz’s Survivor’s Remorse, moderator and Hollywood Reporter critic Dan Fienberg recalled..."

June 12, 2016 Screens Post by Kahron Spearman

Tornado Survivor Wins Turkey Trot Poster Contest
365 free sandwiches are a boon for amateur artist

Sept. 29, 2014 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Straus The Survivor
How the coup to remove the Texas House Speaker strengthened him

Jan. 10, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Young Hate Crime Survivor/Activist Mourned
After surviving and unspeakably cruel hate crime, young David Ritcheson allegedly took his own life this past weekend.

July 2, 2007 Qmmunity Post by Kate X Messer

TV Eye
For those of you yawning through The Mole and gagging through Temptation Island, Survivor is back, here to remind us what we liked (and loathed) about "reality TV" in the first place.
"...episodes of The Mole (ABC), the second season of Survivor: The Australian Outback premiered this week. And none too..."

Feb. 2, 2001 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

TV Eye
By the time you read this, it will all be over: Reflections on a summer spent loving to hate Survivor.
"...for 13 weeks without hurling will be over. One survivor will be left standing, and we, the viewing public,..."

Aug. 25, 2000 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

The Sessions
A sex therapist helps a man living in an iron lung experience human intimacy; John Hawkes and Helen Hunt keep things from becoming prurient.
"...experiences of journalist and poet Mark O’Brien, a polio survivor who recounted the story of the loss of his..."

Nov. 9, 2012 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Who Will Survive?
Seven council members. One coveted position. And, in the end, only one survivor.
"...island by disgruntled colleagues? Who will be ... the Survivor? (Roll theme music.)..."

Sept. 29, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Jakob the Liar
" adapted from a 1969 novel by Lodz ghetto survivor Jurek Becker, and that the film was in the..."

Sept. 24, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Heaven & Earth
"...a bar hostess, a war bride, an American, a survivor. The movie is inspired by two autobiographical books by..."

Dec. 24, 1993 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Mads Mikkelsen follows in the wilderness steps of Jack London
"...from the first moment. Overgård (Mikkelsen) is the sole survivor of an airplane crash, somewhere north of the Arctic..."

Feb. 15, 2019 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

2017 Oscar-Nominated Short Films: Documentaries – Program A
Let the voting begin
"...and since it concerns the actions of a Holocaust survivor, it may stand the strongest chance for an Oscar..."

Feb. 10, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

TV Eye
Are you a Survivor? That's what 300-some Central Texans wanted to know when they auditioned for the CBS reality show.
"...out there are people who still want to be Survivors. Though media watchers predicted the CBS series would falter..."

March 1, 2002 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

The Eyes of Tammy Faye
"...Heritage USA. Also part of this portrait of a survivor is Tammy Faye's subsequent divorce from Jim, her marriage..."

Sept. 8, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

"...mixed results in this tale of a plane crash survivor (Bridges) and his altered perception of life and death...."

Oct. 29, 1993 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

I Think We're Alone Now
Dinklage and Fanning find dry humor at the end of the world
"...Think We’re Alone Now. Del (Dinklage) is the only survivor in his town of 1,600; everyone else just sort..."

Sept. 21, 2018 Movie Review by Danielle White

Bill of the Week: Silencing Survivors?
Joan Huffman's bill may have an adverse effect on survivor psyche
"...Such data adds fuel to the Legislature's attempt to..."

March 31, 2017 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Alita: Battle Angel
The manga heroine comes to motion capture life
"...a devastating war wiped out much of human civilization, survivors have gathered in the ruins below Zalem, the sole..."

Feb. 15, 2019 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

Lords of Chaos
The true crime story that made black metal truly sinister
"...As the founding drummer/survivor of seminal Swedish black metal forebears Bathory, as well..."

Feb. 8, 2019 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Religion and horses are insufficient therapy for this abuse drama
"...the clutches of her abusive stepfather (Roberts), sexual abuse survivor Sarah (Mckay) is enrolled by her counselors in Unbridled,..."

Feb. 1, 2019 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

On Her Shoulders
A refugee's quiet advocacy is a tale of true heroism
"...At 24 years old, Murad is a survivor. A member of the Yazidi faith – a pre-Islam..."

Nov. 2, 2018 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

We the Animals
Growing up dysfunctional in this literary adaptation
"...“it’s always our fault” in a Greek chorus of survivor logic...."

Sept. 14, 2018 Movie Review by Danielle White

Happy Death Day
Living your death over and over again
"...setup itself suggests what it means to be a survivor – to persist in reliving a trauma over and..."

Oct. 13, 2017 Movie Review by Danielle White

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