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The Boy and the Beast
Japanese anime film is a fully immersive experience
"...Hosoda (Wolf Children, Summer Wars) is part Karate Kid and part Japanese folklore. It posits a parallel Tokyo ruled..."

March 4, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Fantastic Fest 2015: The Boy and the Beast
Anime with heart, brains, and action
"...With Studio Ghibli seemingly headed into the history books, everyone seems to be looking for the..."

Sept. 28, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Beauty and the Beast
The Disney classic returns to theatres with a 3-D update.
"...Directed by: Gary Trousdale and Kirk Wise. Every time a new Disney animation features..."

Nov. 29, 1991 Movie Review by Kathleen Maher

Face Off Recap: The Finale And What Came Before
So what happened to Matt? The long overdue wrap-up
"...Yeah, so there was this little thing called SXSW that got in..."

March 29, 2012 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Remembering 'Easy Rider' and 'The Last Movie'
CinemaTexas program notes
"...The following program notes were originally printed in conjunction with..."

June 4, 2010 Screens Feature

Musings on 46 Minutes at the King of the Hill Day Barbecue
"...Me and the boy arrived at the King of the Hill..."

April 9, 1999 Arts Feature

Getting to the Truth of Teen Life in The Edge of Seventeen
Producer James L. Brooks and director Kelly Fremon Craig talk about their acclaimed teen dramedy
"...sure can pick 'em – newbie filmmakers, that is. The multi-Emmy and Oscar-winning creator of such classic TV as..."

Nov. 18, 2016 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Julien Donkey-Boy
"...Bremner, Chloë Sevigny, Werner Herzog, Evan Neumann, Joyce Korine and Chrissy Kobylak. Julien may be a donkey-boy but it's..."

Dec. 11, 1999 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Teen Titans Go! To the Movies
Forget that horrible live-action trailer – here's your real Teen Titans
"...Directed by: Aaron Horvath and Peter Rida Michail...."

July 27, 2018 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

The Sandlot
The movie is a grown man's memory of his first, awkward summer in a new neighborhood in 1962 and the importance of baseball as a bonding activity.
"...Guiry, Mike Vitar, Patrick Renna, Chauncey Leopardi, Marty York, Brandon Adams, Grant Gelt, Shane Obedzinski, Victor Dimattia, Art La..."

April 9, 1993 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The AggreGAYtor: June 18
What happened today in gay? Here’s your QILTBAG recap of queer news.
"...Irreconcilable differences in churches, expulsion revulsion in colleges, and filial disrespect in museums, as your AggreGAYtor soothes the..."

June 18, 2013 Qmmunity Post

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
A delightful return to the world of Harry Potter
"...Directed by: David Yates. Starring: Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Colin Farrell, Samantha Morton, Dan Fogler, Alison Sudol..."

Nov. 18, 2016 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

DVDanger: Howling with The Pack
DVDanger runs with the dogs and wolves
"...There is no worse nightmare for a farmer than finding..."

July 13, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Elizabeth Crook’s The Which Way Tree
Chasing revenge on the Texas frontier in this remarkable new novel from the author of Monday, Monday
"..."I seen the panther before me, but not facing me, as it..."

March 9, 2018 Books Review by Robert Faires

The Wild
Despite its title, Disney's new animated film, The Wild, is about as pedestrian as you can get.
"..."Spaz" Williams. It's great fun to hear Shatner, as the voice of the scheming wildebeast Kazar, send up Ricardo..."

April 14, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Cars and Speed and Flight
Just prior to his appearance at SXSW Film for a retrospective of his work, Monte Hellman talks about a career in film.
"...Outside of film circles, the name Monte Hellman is more likely to draw blank..."

March 10, 2000 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

The Purge
Ethan Hawke and Lena Headey star in this suspenseful horror film that's set in the near future and poses dark possibilities and even darker lighting.
"...Burkholder, Adelaide Kane, Edwin Hodge, Rhys Wakefield, Tony Oller and Arija Bareikis...."

June 7, 2013 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Fantastic Fest: 'Balada Triste' (The Last Circus)
There's no clowning around in this Spanish parable
"...couple of clowns fight over a girl. But in the Venice Silver Lion winner (for which Álex de Iglesia..."

Sept. 29, 2010 Screens Post by Marjorie Baumgarten

From the Vaults: Harmony Korine Is Back From Break
Will 'Spring Breakers' continue its smash-and-grab at the box office?
"...Last weekend, Harmony Korine's Spring Breakers opened in three theatres in New York and Los Angeles and received some..."

March 22, 2013 Screens Post by Marjorie Baumgarten

Welcome to the X-Men, David Marquez: Hope You Survive the Experience!
Local artist opens run on Marvel's merry mutants today
"...Call David Marquez a Marvel zombie, and he'll be pretty happy with it. In two years,..."

Jan. 16, 2013 Books Post by Richard Whittaker

Boom Boom... Out Go the Lights
Charles Whitman in the UT Tower
"...illustration by Roy Tompkins Imagine: It's a sunny Monday, the first of August, 1966 -- and there you are,..."

Sept. 5, 1997 Books Feature by Tom Aiken

Texas Book Festival 2018: The Full List
Lineup includes Cecile Richards, Julián Castro, + 280 more
"...not in a meteorological sense but a literary one. The Texas Book Festival has released the full list of..."

Aug. 29, 2018 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Photos as Objects of Art and History
Magnum Photos collection gets read in new book
"...The Magnum Photos collection that now resides at the Harry..."

Nov. 26, 2013 Arts Post by Rod Machen

SXSW Midnighters Bring the Fear
"Exists", "13 Sins" and "The Guest" kick down the door
"...OK, horror fans. It's time to abandon your beauty sleep. SXSW has just announced its Midnighters,..."

Feb. 5, 2014 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

The White Stripes
Record Review
"...The White StripesElephant (V2)..."

March 28, 2003 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

I Hope You Bought It for the Article...
All the Nudes That Fit
"...People ask what I do. I say write. They ask what. I say articles. They ask where. I..."

May 12, 1995 Features Feature by Spike Gillespie

The Wrenchies Draws a Mad, Mad World
Dalrymple signs today at Austin Books & Comics
"...anymore. It’s a rabbit hole tunnel that plunges Sherwood and Orson into an alternate, dystopian world chock full of..."

Nov. 10, 2014 Books Post by Jessi Cape

The AggreGAYtor: December 20
Your daily dose of LGBTQIA news
"...toward Bethlehem, Martin Ssempa sees you when you’re sleeping, and John Paulk hurries round the chimney tonight. Today’s AggreGAYtor..."

Dec. 20, 2012 Qmmunity Post by Brandon Watson

When the Whip Comes Down
‘Some Girls Live in Texas,’ ravished by the Rolling Stones
"...“If the band’s a bit off tonight, it’s because we spent..."

Oct. 19, 2011 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Big 12 Power Rankings (and Whatnot)
Impressions in the aftermath of Week 1
"...it, no doubt too busy playing softball or watching the St. Louis Cardinals run away with the National League..."

Sept. 11, 2009 Sports Post by John Razook

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