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The Heads
"...Thursday, October 17 The myth of Talking Heads was that David Byrne was the band's sole..."

Oct. 11, 1996 Music Feature

SXSW Heads Down Under
Shorts programmer to curate for St. Kilda festival
"...It's April, so it's OK to start talking about new South by Southwest programming, right?..."

April 3, 2013 Screens Post by Monica Riese

Heads in the Sky; Feet on the Ground
Interview with artist Leah DeVun
"...There's a quotation on the back cover – "Our heads in the sky, our feet on the ground, and..."

June 4, 2010 Features Feature by Andy Campbell

Talking Prince With Revolution Drummer Bobby Z
Purple punk, purple polka bands, purple pancakes
"...Do that multiplication, and that’s the kinda quantity you’re talking about...."

Oct. 10, 2018 Music Post by Tim Stegall

Dance Visionary Charles Santos Heads to NYC Life Cycles
" his coffee. "I can't believe I got through talking about that without tearing up."..."

Nov. 24, 1995 Arts Feature

City Council Heads Into Holiday Break Wrestling With Process
Trying to reinvent the wheel since 2014
"...After all that talk about talking, it seems fitting that Thursday's meeting, the final rodeo..."

Dec. 14, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

AISD Union Leaders Butt Heads Over Insurance Costs
Low-wage workers pay more for increase in health plan rates
"...are solely classified. Abrego said, "The people we've been talking to, and the people that have signed the grievance,..."

July 12, 2013 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Point Austin: Open Meetings, Empty Heads
No talking at City Hall unless we're all invited

Feb. 4, 2011 News Column by Michael King

Talking Travis: Donna Howard
District 48 rep on the pros and cons of getting studies passed
"...last week from the Civil Jurisprudence committee, and now heads to the floor, she was happy to report...."

May 11, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Between the Teeth
"...In various combinations, they perform music from the late Talking Heads repertoire, Byrne's solo work and a few newer,..."

Jan. 21, 1994 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The U.S. vs. John Lennon
Documentary about Lennon's political activism and time spent in New York basks in the legend's presence but offers little new on the subject.
"...John Lennon uses old documentary footage and lots of talking heads to tell a story about the political ferment..."

Sept. 29, 2006 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Waking Life
This animated journey through one character's dreams is a stirring, motivational, and metaphysical head trip.
"...won't appeal to anyone not in the mood for talking heads waxing philosophic about waking, dreaming, André Bazin, and..."

Oct. 26, 2001 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Thank God I'm a Lesbian
"...where this Canadian documentary is coming from. Essentially a talking heads documentary, the film cuts between approximately one dozen..."

June 24, 1994 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Got God?
A short look at PBS's God In America
"...and the mind numbing flipping back and forth between talking heads and images. Talking heads and images. Talking heads..."

Oct. 5, 2010 Screens Post by Belinda Acosta

Keepers of the Flame Part 2
RIP Gary Kurfirst
"...I figured if the manager of the Talking Heads, Ramones, and B-52s was calling me to say..."

Jan. 15, 2009 Music Post by Margaret Moser

In the Land of the Deaf
"...Directed by: Nicolas Philibert. Movies. Talking pictures. Sight and sound. In this day and age,..."

Nov. 4, 1994 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Rain Without Thunder
"...The entire movie is composed as a series of “talking head” interviews, a technique that's poison to a documentary..."

March 19, 1993 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Call Me Lucky
Bobcat Goldthwait directs doc about fellow comic Barry Crimmins
"...became clear in the early Nineties, when he started talking in his act, as well as in an article..."

Aug. 7, 2015 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Gigantic: A Tale of Two Johns
"...another movie with an introduction by Sen. Paul Simon talking about the Lincoln-Douglas debates, that’s for sure. Gigantic loves..."

Aug. 1, 2003 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Rebels With a Cause
Compelling documentary about the Sixties" Students for a Democratic Society includes commentary from such leaders as Tom Hayden and Austin's Alice Embree and Jeff Shero Nightbyrd.
"...various cities and literally trouped door-to-door, day and night, talking to the disenfranchised and slowly gaining a groundswell of..."

March 2, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Garry Winogrand: All Things Are Photographable
The great photographer's work reappraised and redeemed
" tribute to Winogrand through a predictable assembly of talking heads extolling the artistic virtues of the erstwhile UT-Austin..."

Oct. 26, 2018 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Kusama: Infinity
The colorful world of Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama
" the artist, now 89, and various museum curator talking heads espousing her brilliance. “The system is set up..."

Sept. 28, 2018 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

All Things Must Pass
Spirited doc traces the rise and fall of Tower Records
"...advance the film into something much more than a talking-heads documentary. Occasionally repetitive, the film is nevertheless full of..."

Nov. 6, 2015 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief
Alex Gibney's doc penetrates the church's cloak of secrecy
"...backstory to fully appreciate the reference. The cast of talking heads in Going Clear consists primarily of former members..."

Sept. 25, 2015 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Listen to Me Marlon
Marlon Brando, in his own words, is nothing short of transcendent
"...human being who defied simple categorization by design. No talking heads here, just Marlon in all his magnificent complexity...."

Aug. 21, 2015 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Pandora's Promise
Bringing a fresh voice to an old controversy, this documentary argues that nuclear power is the true green energy.
"...who have changed their positions are among the many talking heads in this film, which lends a very real..."

June 21, 2013 Movie Review by Louis Black

Page One: Inside The New York Times
The slow death of print media and the often shambling efforts of newspapers to reinvent themselves is one of the main topics of this documentary.
"...Miller scandal, with asides from an impressive array of talking heads like David Remnick, Gay Talese, and Clay Shirky...."

July 1, 2011 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Boxing Gym
Famed documentary maker Frederick Wiseman directs his camera on Richard Lord's Austin boxing gym.
"...Gym forgoes any audience hand-holding – no IDs, no talking heads – and simply immerses the viewer in the..."

Nov. 12, 2010 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Even though this documentary about a choral group of lovable octogenarians whose perform songs by Sonic Youth and the Talking Heads sounds gimmicky, it is really about something to which we can all relate: our own mortality.
"...whose repertoire includes songs by Sonic Youth and the Talking Heads? It sounds gimmicky, scary even. But despite an..."

April 18, 2008 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Pete Seeger: The Power of Song
More than an appreciation, this documentary portrait of the great American folksinger and activist is an inspiration.
" enjoy. Far from a nostalgia trip or dull, talking-heads reflection, Pete Seeger: The Power of Song goes a..."

Oct. 19, 2007 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

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