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The Bridge
An emotional and aesthetic whirlpool of horror, fascination, beauty, and resignation gives Eric Steel's Golden Gate Bridge suicide documentary an eerie power.
"...Directed by: Eric Steel. One minute into The Bridge, a rotund, middle-aged man in sunglasses and a..."

Jan. 26, 2007 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Girl on the Bridge
"...Claude Aufaure, Bertie Cortez and Giorgios Gatzios. Girl on the Bridge is a film about luck and love and..."

Oct. 13, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Lovers on the Bridge
Carax's stridently anti-romantic romance is curiously full of extravagant visual panache.
"...Even though this French movie was three years in the making, it has taken nearly three times that long..."

Nov. 26, 1999 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Ernest Cline Is Taking The Bridge to Bat City
Ready Player One author making kid lit debut
"...into his hometown's history for his debut children's novel, Bridge to Bat City, announced this morning...."

June 13, 2023 Arts Post by Richard Whittaker

Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul
This trip through musical Istanbul is a little prettier than it is deep, but it provides a window into the variegated subcultures of a city one musician calls “a bridge crossed by 72 nations.”
"...through musical Istanbul – from underground hip-hop clubs in the revitalized slum of Beyoğlu to circle dances at a..."

Aug. 11, 2006 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Point Austin: More Water Under the Bridge
Reading the political currents flowing through WTP4
"...For old Austin hands, there was an undeniably surreal aspect to the Water Treatment..."

Sept. 25, 2009 News Column by Michael King

The Gate Escape
Eric Steel on The Bridge
"...It is a beautiful day of the kind only found in Northern California. The sky is..."

Jan. 26, 2007 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Congress Avenue Bridge Named for Ann Richards
"...Earlier this week, an item on the forthcoming City Council agenda raised some eyebrows. Item 40..."

Nov. 15, 2006 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Dream Deceivers: The Story Behind James Vance vs. Judas Priest
Documentary about the famous case brought against Judas Priest by the parents of two troubled teens who committed suicide – because of alleged backward masking on an album.
"...I can remember a year or so ago, during the precedent-setting trial of James Vance vs. Judas Priest, my..."

July 17, 1992 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Dream With the Fishes
"...a lot of nerve to die, to leap from the bridge and commit suicide. So discovers Terry (Arquette), the..."

Aug. 8, 1997 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Day Trips: Bluff Dale Bridge, Bluff Dale
Historic bridge is an engineering masterpiece
"...The Bluff Dale Bridge over the Paluxy River between Stephenville..."

Jan. 14, 2022 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Crossing That Bridge
Council approves a separate bike and pedestrian bridge over Town Lake near the existing Lamar Street Bridge, and hears neighborhood concerns about moving central booking to the new criminal justice center downtown.
"...The hour was nearing 1am, and the council was a..."

April 21, 2000 News Column by Jenny Staff Johnson

Over a Troubled Bridge
Neighborhoods Battle Plan to Widen Lamar Bridge
"...a classic traffic engineer's presentation. When consultants hired by the city's Department of Public Works and Transportation outlined options..."

Oct. 11, 1996 News Feature

Day Trips: Old Alton Bridge, Denton
Goatman’s Bridge is a reminder of the cowardly Klansmen’s dastardly deed
"...The Old Alton Bridge south of Denton looks peaceful enough..."

Oct. 27, 2017 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

House of Hummingbird Explores the Adolescence of a Woman and a Nation
South Korean drama screens at the Austin Asian American Film Festival
"...They say history doesn't repeat itself, but sometimes it rhymes...."

June 14, 2019 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Day Trips: Robert L.B. Tobin Land Bridge, San Antonio
New Land Bridge connects San Antonio park
"...The Robert L.B. Tobin Land Bridge in Phil Hardberger Park..."

Jan. 1, 2021 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips: Old Lone Star Brewery Bridge, San Antonio
It’s not the national bridge of Texas, but it has roots with the “national beer of Texas”
"...The Old Lone Star Brewery Bridge spans a scenic and..."

July 14, 2023 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Taking a Look at the Neighborhoods That Will Be Changed the Most by Project Connect
Diving into the iterations of the public transit redesign
"...failure to invest in transit, during which Austin became the fastest-growing metro area in the country...."

June 3, 2022 News Feature by Austin Sanders

What Kind of Rail Bridge Will Austin Build Across Lady Bird Lake?
Project Connect offers options for the transit expansion
"...begins operation sometime around 2029, passengers heading south on the rail line toward East Riverside and the airport will..."

April 26, 2022 News Post by Austin Sanders

The Power of Art in Austin’s Overlooked Objects
Defining the city's personality from the moonlight towers to the railroad bridge
" made by its people, objects, and places. Combined, they form our city's personality, its genius and fragility, its..."

Aug. 5, 2016 Arts Feature by Sam Anderson-Ramos

The Camera Is Mightier Than the ...
Documentarians Kim Bartley and Donnacha O'Briain were right in the belly of the beast when the Venezuelan coup began -- specifically, in the Presidential Palace, right as the opposition stormed it.
"...The Revolution Will Not Be Televised, receiving its U.S. premiere..."

March 7, 2003 Screens Feature by Michael King

Listen: Amigo the Devil Revisits “Cocaine and Able”
Bridge City Sessions offers sparse vision of dark folk soloist
"...he was scheduled to perform, all right, but from the outside it resembled a place you might awake in..."

June 19, 2019 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

The Treats of Laredo
Shopping South of the Border Guarantees a Feliz Navidad
"..."You need prescriptions?" the little man rasps over the morning bustle along Avenida..."

Dec. 15, 2000 Features Feature by Amy Smith

Pillow Fight Saturday on the Pfluger Pedestrian Bridge?
Shhhh! It's a big ol' Austin SEEKRIT! (Except that it isn't, really.)
"...To be a riotous part of a pillow-fight in the middle of the ATX, right there above the waters..."

April 5, 2013 Chronolog Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

The Specialist
"...hit of late; suffice to say, this quickly cobbled together ghost of a film isn't it. Liberally adapted from..."

Oct. 14, 1994 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Austin Writer Explores the Contradictions of Ted Kennedy in Chappaquiddick
Telling the tale of the shattering of Camelot
"...There are few political enigmas more shrouded in speculation than..."

April 6, 2018 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Austin @ Large: Into the Gap
The city manager's new budget squeezes city services that are already tight
" feel sorry for Toby Futrell right now, but the city manager is not feeling sorry for herself. Rather,..."

Aug. 9, 2002 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Going With the Flow
The next life of Waller Creek
"...Waller Creek and environs is to live intensively in the modern world and at the same time to be..."

Jan. 11, 2013 News Feature by Ari Phillips

Checking In: Bridge Farmers Sustain Sonic Possession
ATX power triangulation bides its time
"...Rice (d), and Garett Carr (b) report, “We’re putting the artwork together for a tape of unreleased material, which..."

June 15, 2020 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Summer Fun: Conquering the Coastal Bend
Corpus Christi bike race bookends the end of summer
"...a fan and/or follower of Texas bicycle road rides, there's a good chance Conquer the Coast, the 10-/25-/65-mile ride..."

Aug. 30, 2014 Chronolog Post by Carmen Rising

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