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Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience
The tween music sensations take to the big screen.
"...Directed by: Bruce Hendricks. According to my research, the Jonas Brothers are a rock band from the Disney..."

March 6, 2009 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

The Hightower Lowdown
The New Environmental Regime; Ripping Off the Pentagon
"...The New Environmental Regime The official motto of Washington, D.C.,..."

Feb. 9, 2001 News Column by Jim Hightower

Shoot for the Moon
Actor Danny Trejo has made a film career out of playing criminals. Before that, he made a career out of being one. In town to shoot Robert Rodriguez's Spy Kids, Trejo visited Travis High School to talk to students about the lessons he learned the hard way.
"...The busboys at Güero's stare at Danny Trejo hesitantly, unsure..."

June 9, 2000 Screens Feature by Barry Johnson

Pair of Deaths at the County Jail
TCSO believes both men died "of natural causes"
"...The Travis County Sheriff’s Office, Medical Examiner, and the Texas..."

April 2, 2018 News Post by Nina Hernandez

One of the Good Guys
Is Chris Ohlson the nicest film producer in town, or just the hardest working?
"...great guy. Seriously. Everyone says so. In fact, that's the very first thing they tend to say about this..."

Jan. 9, 2015 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

The Black Waters of Echo's Pond
Recalling the tone and spirit of Eighties horror films, this is an homage to exsanguinations past.
"...Ever wonder what would happen if cinematic miscreants Friday the 13th, Evil Dead, and Witchboard all took a course..."

April 9, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Big Legebowski
The session will be remembered largely as an opportunity lost to partisan displays
"...perhaps – but mostly this will be remembered as the session when Republicans made one last-ditch effort (with the..."

June 12, 2009 News Feature by Lee Nichols

The Game of Life
An early look at Will Wright's Spore
"...Among the countless sequels, shameless movie tie-ins, and Grand Theft Auto..."

March 2, 2007 Screens Feature by Marc Saltzman

Through the Google Glass
Take the computer for your face on a test drive
"...Google shows off its little wearable computer to the public this weekend. Go online, RSVP, try it on,..."

Dec. 13, 2013 Screens Post by James Renovitch

The Common Law
The National Do Not Call Registry
"...that says if I sign up my phone with them, they can stop me from receiving any more telemarketing..."

Dec. 31, 2004 Column by Luke Ellis

What's the Buzz?
Guide to Summer Films
"...Fighting for Their LifeCause This Is Thriller Night..."

May 26, 2000 Screens Feature by Barry Johnson

Ortiz Shooting: The Merits of Self-Defense
What would it take to believe Jason Roche's story?
"...Family and friends continue to mourn 19-year-old Devonte Ortiz, the man gunned down on the Fourth of July outside..."

July 20, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Steam: The Turkish Bath
"...and Alessandro Gassman. Steam is a little moist around the edges, often to the point of being soggy. This..."

April 23, 1999 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Crucial Concerts for the Coming Week
The Linda Lindas, Momma, Caramelo Haze, JaRon Marshall, and more highlight our recommended shows
"...The Linda Lindas & Momma Free Shows..."

Jan. 13, 2023 Music Column by Alejandra Ramirez

The Legend of Molly Johnson
Australian period drama explores the frontier's racism and sexism
"...Directed by: Leah Purcell. Starring: Leah Purcell, Rob Collins, Jessica De Gouw, Sam..."

Aug. 19, 2022 Movie Review by Lina Fisher

The Dead Don't Die
After the vampiric bite of Only Lovers Left Alive, Jim Jarmusch shambles through this zombie flick
"...search of hot coffee and warm flesh – apparently the undead no longer crave cigarettes – is just one..."

June 14, 2019 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

SXSW Midnighters Go Into the Woods With The Ranger
Jenn Wexler pits punks against nature
"...We're all familiar with the unbreakable rules that apply to characters in horror movies,..."

March 9, 2018 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

The Hitman’s Bodyguard
I will always love you
"...An end-of-summer burst of adrenaline, The Hitman’s Bodyguard promises nothing more and nothing less. If..."

Aug. 18, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul
The wimpy kid returns for a reboot
"...Here’s the thing about kid actors: They grow up. Voices deepen;..."

May 19, 2017 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Southwest of Salem: The Story of the San Antonio Four
Doc chronicles a shameful chapter in San Antonio history
"...At the tail end of the last gasp of the satanic..."

Sept. 16, 2016 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

The Gallows
Another found-footage horror film that's best left unfound
"...Consider the found-footage horror film. Scoffed at by some as a..."

July 10, 2015 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Until the Light Takes Us
This music documentary chronicles the history, ideology, and aesthetic of Norwegian black metal.
"...Audrey Ewell and Aaron Aites. Swedish vampire tingler Let the Right One In turns out to be child’s play..."

Nov. 20, 2009 Movie Review by Raoul Hernandez

The Baader Meinhof Complex
This gripping lesson in the recent history of terrorism is an electrifying, morally complex story of the evil that true believers do in the name of the greater good.
"...of course, on one's definition of “successful”), and a black-leather primer on the importance of haute couture when undertaking..."

Sept. 25, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

SBOE: Out With the Old Weaknesses, In With the New
The State Board of Education has accomplished one step forward for science – and possibly two steps back
"..."The State Board of Education pretty much slammed the door..."

April 3, 2009 News Feature by Lee Nichols

The Host
This manic monster party from South Korea cleverly updates the Japanese monster-movie genre while offering a witty and sweet look at what's left of the nuclear family.
"...Park Hae-il, Bae Du-na and Ko Ah-sung. Not since the height of the Cold War has Asian cinema produced..."

March 23, 2007 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The 2006 'Austin Chronicle' Hot Sauce Festival
Contest & Festival Facts
"...at Waterloo Park (12th & Trinity), 11am-5pm Proceeds from the daylong raffle to benefit the Capital Area Food Bank..."

Aug. 25, 2006 Food Feature

The Syrian Bride
This story about an arranged marriage taking place in a remote outpost of the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights will be familiar to anyone ever caught in an avalanche of red tape.
"...Adnan Tarabshi. AFS@Dobie Matrimonial comedies are a staple of the cinema, bringing, as they do, divergent family members into..."

May 12, 2006 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Dukes of Hazzard
A remake that's about as deep as Jessica Simpson's cleavage.
"...Carter. Folks, welcome back to Hazzard County, Ga. Round these parts life moves slower than a key grip with..."

Aug. 5, 2005 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life
"...Noah Taylor, Djimon Hounsou and Simon Yam. "Superior to the original" is generally considered a compliment in the world..."

July 25, 2003 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Business of Strangers
"...and pumps and firing off edgy retorts on her cell. Her administrative assistant Paula (Stiles) cabs over after a..."

Jan. 18, 2002 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

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