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The Siege
"...down Denzel Washington's Righteousness Meter? It's set too high. The king of earnest masculinity is about due for a..."

Nov. 6, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Cannibal! the Musical
"...Hardin, Dian Bachar, Matt Stone and Trey Parker. Before there was South Park, Baseketball, or Orgazmo, there was this..."

Aug. 28, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Jackal
"...Gere, Bruce Willis, Sidney Poitier and Diane Venora. About the best that can be said for The Jackal is..."

Nov. 14, 1997 Movie Review by Russell Smith

The Usual Suspects
A modern classic with style to burn.
"...why? That said, I can't think of a movie the second viewing of which I looked forward to more..."

Sept. 1, 1995 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

In the Name of the Father
Daniel Day-Lewis reunites with his My Left Foot director for this harrowing story about the real-life, imprisonment of Gerry Conlon (and family members) for an IRA bombing in Belfast that he did not commit.
"...head, a backbeat of blood that drowns out reason, the only thought you can form: “This can't be happening!”..."

Jan. 21, 1994 Movie Review by Robert Faires

Transformers: Rise of the Beasts
The Autobots get wild as their animal counterparts join the fight
"...Admire or loathe the Michael Bay Transformers films, at least they were..."

June 9, 2023 Movie Review by Trace Sauveur

Hustling Uncut Gems With the Safdie Brothers
How their family history glistens in their New York story
"...Many movies are linear. They're meant to get you from the beginning to the..."

Dec. 24, 2019 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin Energy's Quest to Bring Solar Power to Renters and the Less Wealthy
What can new incentive programs and community solar projects do for the city's most abundant energy source?
"...From the top of a Downtown skyscraper, looking west, there's a..."

Nov. 24, 2017 News Feature by Joseph Caterine

Ray Manzarek: Trying to Set the World on Fire
The late Doors keyboardist at the Garden of Eden
"...first semester, I only knew one individual who fit the criteria: Doors’ keyboardist Ray Manzarek...."

May 23, 2013 Music Post by Danielle Zelisko

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

We Have Met the Future, and It Is Us
Film on the Web, part II: the movies
"...Jean-Luc Godard: [I]n the movies it is different. You can be with other..."

March 9, 2007 Screens Feature by Spencer Parsons

Weird Science Takes the Stage
The strange but true tale of how a high school class turned a science textbook into a play
"...Think of the word "biology."..."

Feb. 6, 2004 Arts Feature by C. Denby Swanson

What I Learned at the Dot-Bomb Revolution
Robert Bryce recounts his short, happy career in the Internet wave
"...The offer was just too good...."

Nov. 30, 2001 News Feature by Robert Bryce

The Real Greezy
Greezy Wheels, back from the dead (the Seventies).
"...The drive up the last 50 yards of dirt road..."

Oct. 12, 2001 Music Feature by Cleve Hattersley

Shivering the Timbers
The Dirigo Group's 'Gypsy Chain' Speaks for the Trees
"...24-year-old activist named David "Gypsy" Chain was killed in the Headwaters Forest in Northern California: This is a matter..."

Aug. 3, 2001 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

The Perez Family
"...Cruz, Diego Wallraff, Angela Lanza and Ellen Cleghorne. Before The Perez Family winds to its close, you may find..."

May 12, 1995 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Checking in to the Democratic National Convention
'Chronicle' cartoonist Jen Sorensen is heading to Charlotte, N.C.
"...Jen Sorensen here. I had so much fun covering the 2008 Democratic National Convention in Denver that I’m doing..."

Aug. 31, 2012 News Post by Jen Sorensen

Kickstart Your Weekend With John and the Frye Brothers
Two local films take you to a threesome and a car wreck
"...Some movies excel in feel-good, heartwarming exchanges that leave the viewer content and satisfied. These are not necessarily that..."

Aug. 16, 2013 Screens Post by Monica Riese

The Numbers Game
Perry, Hutchison remain in statistical tie
"...Another volley has been fired in the polling wars, with..."

Sept. 17, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

The Austin Chronic: I Can Now Legally Possess Cannabis Oil and Edibles
Meet the newest patient in Texas’ Compassionate Use Program
"...tincture, containing 10 milligrams of THC per milliliter, and the clean high I get from the sublingual, aka under-the-tongue,..."

Oct. 13, 2023 Column by Kevin Curtin

FOMO Factory Does It for the Gram
The new, colorful “immersive selfie space” arrives
"...Pop-Tarts, tabs of acid with cartoon characters printed on them, and I don't think I'm the only person for..."

Sept. 14, 2018 Screens Feature by Emily Beyda

The Luv Doc: Start Snapping
Not everyone needs to gaze constantly into the pool of Narcissus
"...take photographs of her? Every time I point my cell phone or camera at her she gets mad and..."

July 22, 2016 Column by The Luv Doc

Health Is the New Drug
Boxing Lesson’s must-see music video
"...The Boxing Lesson, touted by critics as “space rockers,” have..."

Jan. 24, 2014 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

The AggreGAYtor: October 18
Your daily dose of LGBTQIA news
"...Angelina Pivarnick enters the fray, Mario Lopez shares his diet secrets, and Carol..."

Oct. 18, 2012 Qmmunity Post by Brandon Watson

The Law Wins Again
"...many comments and experiences in this week’s Chronicle about the "antics" of Williamson County and how they have deprived..."

June 20, 2006 Postmarks

For the Love of Chocolate
The taste, the look, the feel of an obsession
"...Miles Compton: On the Road..."

Feb. 11, 2005 Food Feature by MM Pack

The Gospel of 'Toonage
Mike Judge & Don Hertzfeldt present 'The Animation Show'
"...Does the world really need another animation festival? After all, there..."

July 18, 2003 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

The Long Goodbye: SXSW Film
Snapshots from the fest
"...The press agents have packed up and gone home; the..."

March 22, 2002 Screens Feature

Opinion: The End of Copper Wire Landline Service Is Not Progress
The reliability and security that came with copper wire phone lines cannot be replaced by internet-based phone services
"...in Austin, Texas, I have been deeply affected by the [Federal Communications Commission's] deregulation order 19-72, which allowed companies..."

March 3, 2023 Column by William Camden

The Luv Doc: A Drunken Sailor
If you're looking to avoid a shark attack or a tsunami, Kansas is the place to be
"...terrible with money. It wasn't a big problem back then because her parents had a lot of money. They..."

Feb. 18, 2022 Column by The Luv Doc

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