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Half Japanese: The Band That Would Be King
"...Directed by: Jeff Feuerzeig. There came a point when Jeff Feuerzeig became so fed..."

May 27, 1994 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Band's Visit
A lost band of Egyptian musicians from a police orchestra find refuge with some Israeli townspeople.
"...Gavriel, Imad Jabarin, Ahuva Keren and François Khell. With their epaulet-fringed uniforms and expressionless faces, the eight members of..."

March 7, 2008 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Jump on 'The Band Wagon'
George Morris recommends that you see 'The Band Wagon'
"...short: George was a film writer who wrote for the Chronicle, as well as many other publications, in addition..."

Aug. 1, 2014 Screens Post by Marjorie Baumgarten

Strike Up the Band!
If it's patriotic tuneage you want for your Fourth, here it is
"...Fireworks may provide the oohs and ahs on Independence Day, but when it..."

July 1, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

And the Band Played On-Air
The Man Behind KUT's Live Set, Walter Morgan
"...There may be dozens of live music venues in Austin,..."

July 19, 1996 Music Feature by Andy Langer

The Band Wagon
Many astute people consider this witty backstage tale the greatest of all Minnelli's great musicals. Sublime performances, great musical numbers, and an inspired Betty Comden and Adolph Green script are the glue that holds together Minnelli's most masterful fusion of form, content, and froth.
"...Many people consider The Band Wagon the greatest of all Vincente Minnelli's great..."

Nov. 18, 1994 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Band
Kissinger, Austin's band of the moment
"...Eight o'clock in the morning is the most un-rock & roll hour of..."

March 2, 2001 Music Feature by Christopher Gray

The Boys (and Girls) in the Band
Gay band nerds have reason to celebrate the inauguration.
"...Once upon a time I was a band nerd. Shocking news, I know. I played percussion, which..."

Jan. 22, 2009 Qmmunity Post by Andy Campbell

Get the Band Back Together
"...great music & good people almost every night of the week way down south at Sam's Town Point ["The..."

June 4, 2019 Postmarks

A Band Called Death
A black proto-punk band from Detroit that wouldn't compromise on its name is unearthed in this music doc 35 years after recording their original demo tracks.
"...A Band Called Death is this season’s engaging entry in the..."

June 28, 2013 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

loudQUIETloud: A Film About the Pixies
This film captures a fair amount of this band's electric charge and documents its 2004 reunion tour.
"...Directed by: Steven Cantor and Matthew Galkin. Has there ever been another band like the..."

Oct. 27, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

How the Wolves Survived
That band from East L.A. keeps getting better
"...Few bands of Mexican-American descent have had the impact on American..."

Dec. 15, 2000 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

Band Aid
A couple works out their problems through song
"...woman once said, “Love is a battlefield.” And sometimes the cause is no nobler than determining whose turn it..."

June 23, 2017 Movie Review by Danielle White

The Bo-Keys’ Memphis Soul
“The collision of gospel, blues, jazz, country”
"...The Bo-Keys have carried the torch for Memphis soul music..."

April 28, 2016 Music Post by Thomas Fawcett

Owls, Hooters & the Devil: Graveyard Part II
Graveyard Part II
"...what time Graveyard lifts off at Stubb’s on Saturday. The Sword lops heads beginning at 8:45pm, then Neil Fallon..."

Oct. 3, 2008 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Year of the Horse
"...out, and that quintessentially American, purebred rock & roll band is still deep in the trenches, slogging through tour..."

Nov. 7, 1997 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Spoon's Hot Thoughts Remodels the Locals' Art-Funk
Britt Daniel and Jim Eno talk about the rise of R&B in the band's sound
"...urgently. "We told people we're on at this time. They may not get to see us!"..."

June 2, 2017 Music Feature by Tim Stegall

Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest
The actor Michael Rapaport turns director for this admiring portrait of the seminal Nineties hip-hop outfit.
"...keeps himself off camera in this admiring portrait of the seminal Nineties hip-hop outfit A Tribe Called Quest. But..."

July 29, 2011 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Across the Great Divide
Hacienda's Abraham Villanueva keys in on the Band
"...It begins, like all great tales, having already begun. The fade-in of "Across the Great Divide," which opens the..."

Aug. 15, 2008 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

The Brain Behind Ambient Trio Dallas Acid
Exploring the oscillators, envelope generators, and filters that create the band’s pastoral, spacey sound
"...Last year on Halloween night at the Blue Starlite Drive-In, Nosferatu awakened from his coffin to..."

Oct. 27, 2017 Music Feature by Dan Gentile

A Gilded Eternity: The Return of Loop
Seminal UK outfit returns to U.S. expressly for Psych Fest
"...1986, British troupe Loop evolved from a spacy garage band to a smoke-obscured, atmospheric monster that all but abandoned..."

May 1, 2014 Music Post by Michael Toland

Metallica: Through the Never
The 32-year-old British quartet is shown in depth that only begins with the 3-D.
"...The Song Remains the Same. There, said it – as..."

Sept. 27, 2013 Movie Review by Raoul Hernandez

The Fearless Freaks
Documentary about the band the Flaming Lips – the crazy/bizarre Oklahoma outfit that, despite itself, rose to national prominence.
"...a fan of OK City’s drug-drenched, psychedelic punk freakazoids the Flaming Lips, but really, this supremely bizarre Long John’s..."

April 15, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Commitments
"...culture, it's as if a space alien had directed the movie. Eerily, the bits and pieces, the details, are..."

Sept. 20, 1991 Movie Review by Kathleen Maher

ACL Live Shot: Noah & the Whale
More Mumford than Barenaked Ladies and endearingly so
"...Though its albums consistently place in the Top 10 in its native UK, Noah & the..."

Oct. 7, 2013 Music Post by Michael Toland

The Breeders Endure
Saturday’s sold-out reunion at Emo’s unites all
"...“I am the rain, I am the new year, I’m the way..."

April 22, 2018 Music Post by Libby Webster

Francisco the Man
Gabriel García Márquez name-droppers stop at Scoot Inn Friday
"...Francisco the Man brings back classic DIY of the early Nineties,..."

Feb. 5, 2015 Music Post by William Harries Graham

The National: Fury & Squalor
One night at the Moody down, two to come
"...“People love to sing about being alone together,” posited Matt Berninger before the National’s Austin City Limits..."

April 22, 2014 Music Post by Doug Freeman

Strange Powers: Stephin Merritt and the Magnetic Fields
The work of this elusive songwriter and curmudgeonly frontman of the Magnetic Fields is examined in this sympathetic documentary.
"...think Stephin Merritt was going to cozy up to the camera and reveal his deepest-darkest, did you? This is,..."

Dec. 3, 2010 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Hated: G.G. Allin and the Murder Junkies
"...Directed by: Todd Phillips. The heroin-induced death of G.G. Allin last June was a..."

Oct. 8, 1993 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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