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Day Trips: Horsehead Crossing, Pecos River
Old Western trails funneled through the low-water crossing in the West Texas desert
"...Horsehead Crossing on the Pecos River was one of the most..."

July 17, 2015 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

18 is for Life at the Austin Jewish Film Festival
Fest returns online and at the drive-in
"...Life. In Hebrew, chai, and under the numerology of Gemetria, forever associated with the number 18...."

Nov. 7, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Inside the Texans' Training Camp
"...line coach. Young dragonflies darting in and out of the cool summer grass is the first thing you see..."

Aug. 14, 2007 Sports Post by Timothy Braun

The Pledge
"...and Harry Dean Stanton. Despite its cast of powerhouse thespians and occasional touches of nervy hyperrealism, Sean Penn's The..."

Jan. 26, 2001 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Crossing Over
Various characters who are ensnared within the dogged machinery of the American immigration system become the subjects of this multistrand narrative.
"...Justin Chon. Characters of various nationalities, all ensnared within the incongruous machinery of the American immigration system, are the..."

March 27, 2009 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Crossing the Line
"...is an ethical, prideful family man who lives in the Scottish mining village where he grew up. His union..."

Oct. 11, 1991 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

New Council, New Thinking on Nuckols Crossing
Differences on the dais over a planned affordable senior housing property in District 2
"...meeting, Austin City Council once again encountered differences on the dais over a planned affordable senior housing property at..."

April 2, 2021 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Framing the Border
Photography of the Region Between Mexico and the U.S.
"...Snapshot of a moment in the cultural life of Central Texas. On a sunny Thursday..."

May 1, 1998 Arts Feature by Rebecca S. Cohen

Code Name: The Cleaner
For anyone venturing to see this so-called comedy, it will be hard to remember that Cedric the Entertainer is actually funny. Or rather, he can be.
"...Directed by: Les Mayfield. Starring: Cedric the Entertainer, Lucy Liu, Nicollette Sheridan, Will Patton, Mark Dacascos..."

Jan. 12, 2007 Movie Review by Toddy Burton

The Opposite Sex (And How to Live With Them)
"...Directed by: Matthew Meshekoff. Starring: Arye Gross, Courteney Cox, Kevin Pollack and..."

March 26, 1993 Movie Review by Pamela Bruce

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie
An animated adaptation of the beloved book series
"...words like “butt” and “booger” and “fart” innately hilarious; they’re like Pavlov’s pups, tittering and giggling at the mere..."

June 9, 2017 Movie Review by Steve Davis

In Search of the Wild Art
'Cracks in the Pavement' leaves art objects in unexpected spaces throughout the city
"...of art somewhat like animals in a zoo, isolating them in an environment constructed for the explicit purpose of..."

June 18, 2004 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Bhaji On the Beach
"...Mo Sesay and Peter Cellier. A simple sojourn at the seaside. A retreat from the cares of daily life...."

Sept. 30, 1994 Movie Review by Robert Faires

The Addams Family
"...film version of Charles Addams' eerie cartoon family to the screen, but here it is. First-time director Sonnenfeld (previously..."

Nov. 29, 1991 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

What's the rumpus?
Nothing more foolish than a man chasing his hat
"...We'll get to the rumpus in a minute. When we heard the Alamo..."

March 14, 2008 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

A Home for 'Progress' (and 'Border Crossing')
The Blanton acquires a pair of Luis Jiménez sculptures
"...Coming to the University of Texas changed the course of Luis Jiménez's..."

Dec. 20, 2012 Arts Post by Robert Faires

The Day After Black Wednesday
"...Even after a landmark Supreme Court marriage-equality decision broadened the legal definition of what constitutes an American family, holidays..."

Nov. 27, 2015 News Feature by Kate X Messer

Austin's Flatiron Pictures Acquires The Naked Rower
Studio to develop story of Olympian Rob Hamill
"...Suzanne Weinert have announced that production house has acquired the rights to The Naked Rower, the 2010 autobiography of..."

Nov. 25, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Paging Through the "Page Two" Archive
A look back at Louis Black's long-running column now at the end of its run
"...this paper’s co-founder and co-owner, announced his retirement from the Chronicle. In this week's issue, he files his final..."

Sept. 7, 2017 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Far From the Madding Crowd
This Thomas Hardy adaptation is a reflection of our times
"...subtitles onto his books, lending readers a clue about the true character of poor Tess of the d’Urbervilles (“A..."

May 8, 2015 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Good Eye: Allies in the Industry
Giving Austin actresses a seat at the table
"...a screenplay by Jonny Mars and Joshua Weber. After the table read, local casting director Vicky Boone stood up..."

March 27, 2015 Column by Amy Gentry

The Retrieval
Chris Eska's ambitious indie film is set during the waning months of the Civil War and tells a distinctive coming-of-age story.
"...Ambitious as all get out, The Retrieval is an indie film production that belies its..."

May 2, 2014 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Place Beyond the Pines
A melodrama, multigenerational epic, heist film, and motorcycle-fetish movie are all rolled into one in this Ryan Gosling and Bradley Cooper headliner.
"...Writer-director Derek Cianfrance has a flair for the sublimely saccharine. In his 2010 film Blue Valentine, Ryan..."

April 12, 2013 Movie Review by Leah Churner

The Train! The Train!
What, where, when, and who on the Red Line
"...Stay off the tracks, folks – the trains are running. And beginning..."

March 19, 2010 News Feature by Lee Nichols

The Bubble
This gay-tinged Romeo and Juliet story set largely in Tel Aviv shows the complexities of love in a land where the conflicts are as old as Western religion and as new as suicide bombers.
"...Freidmann, Zohar Liba, Shredy Jabarin and Ruba Blal. Until the film's third act when the plot grows ultra-melodramatic, this..."

Nov. 2, 2007 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Invisible
This thriller directed by David S. Goyer serves up teen angst with its supernatural thrills.
"...2002 (itself based on a novel), but unspooling in the cineplex it feels more akin to one of emo..."

May 4, 2007 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Austin @ Large: For Whom the Road Tolls
The Regional Mobility Authority takes small but necessary steps in the direction of multi-modal transportation
"...commented our peerless illustrator Doug Potter when we discussed the idea for the drawing above. Well, maybe so, but..."

May 21, 2004 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

The Princess and the Warrior
"...closer in spirit to 1997's claustrophobic Winter Sleepers than the hyperactive (and more popular) Run Lola Run (1999). The..."

July 20, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Blood Simple: The Director's Cut
"...Dan Hedaya, Frances Mcdormand and John Getz. Back in the early Eighties when, film-wise at least, Texas was best..."

July 14, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Getaway
"...Madsen, Richard Farnsworth and James Wood. This remake of the 1972 Peckinpah gem lacks the Ali McGraw/Steve McQueen heart..."

Feb. 11, 1994 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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