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She's Out of My League
An average guy finds the woman of his dreams, but his insecurities undermine the relationship.
"...typically attracts like: Terrifically good-looking people tend to date other terrifically good-looking people, while the rest of us mere..."

March 19, 2010 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Imagine That
Eddie Murphy has made an agreeable, family-friendly, kid-centric film without – lo and behold – a single fart joke.
"...Ari Parker, Ronny Cox and Martin Sheen. When did the relatively unterrifying actor Thomas Haden Church, best known for..."

June 12, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

TV Eye
Inauguration Day might not count officially as a national holiday, but it certainly feels like a brand-new day
"...with so many viewers eager to witness history in the making, maybe it should be. Jan. 20 is Inauguration..."

Jan. 16, 2009 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

SXSW Film
Daily reviews and interviews
"...The concept of Mister Lonely, Harmony Korine's first feature in..."

March 14, 2008 Screens Feature by Cindy Widner

Holly
Ron Livingston plays a lost soul in Cambodia who rescues a 12-year-old Vietnamese girl, who has been sold as a prostitute by her parents.
"...a soft spot in my heart for Livingston. From the first time I saw him in Swingers right through..."

Nov. 30, 2007 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Data Riches
A data nerd's dream come true, the Central Texas Sustainability Indicators Project's latest report is out
"...So advocates Jim Walker, executive director of the Central Texas Sustainability Indicators Project – a data nerd's..."

Nov. 16, 2007 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Knocked Up
Although it’s extremely funny in bursts, Judd Apatow's new comedy flirts once too often with schmaltz before toppling into melodrama in its third act.
"...Directed by: Judd Apatow. Starring: Seth Rogen, Katherine Heigl, Paul Rudd, Leslie Mann, Jason Segel, Jay Baruchel,..."

June 1, 2007 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Twelve and Holding
This disturbing but emotionally authentic story about adolescent life treats its subjects with bravery and compassion.
"...but I wasn’t: Grim and challenging though it was, the film was realistic and thoughtful about the ways children..."

June 30, 2006 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

It's Alive!
The founders on Fantastic Fest I
"...It begins, as these things so often do, with a pair of starry-eyed..."

Oct. 7, 2005 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

TV Eye
Next week is a big week in network TV
"...week is a big week in network TV, as they premiere the bulk of their new and returning series...."

Sept. 16, 2005 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

Sky High
An adolescent superhero can't find his niche.
"...and Cloris Leachman. It’s been a long time since The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes and The Barefoot Executive, two..."

July 29, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Herod's Law
Unflinching satire is diminished by overwritten messages.
"...Isela Vega. Herod’s Law starts out with a bang. The bongos-and-brass score and its visual counterpoint – a fat,..."

Sept. 5, 2003 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

XXX
"...L. Jackson, Martin Csokas and Joe Bucaro III. It's difficult to know what to make of a film that..."

Aug. 9, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Bubble Boy
"...Brian George and Patrick Crenshaw. It's a shame if the controversy surrounding Bubble Boy distracts people from what a..."

Aug. 24, 2001 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Short Cuts
"...coming up next weekend, August 20-22, so look in these pages next week for more details on what's screening...."

Aug. 13, 1999 Screens Column by Marjorie Baumgarten

Girlfriend to Girlfriend
"...In the summer of 1997, newly pregnant and shocked, I staggered..."

March 5, 1999 Books Feature by Roseana Auten

Senseless
"...Starring: Marlon Wayans, Rip Torn, Tamara Taylor, David Spade, Matthew Lillard and Brad Dourif. I suppose it's good to..."

Feb. 20, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Angel Dust
"...Toyokawa and Ryoko Takizawa. A bizarre, stylized trip into the mind of a serial killer and the psychic investigator..."

April 25, 1997 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Spike & Mike's Sick & Twisted Festival of Animation ’97
"...Directed by: Various. Many of the animators in this latest version of the infamous Sick..."

Jan. 24, 1997 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Alien³
Weaver's Lt. Ripley and H.R. Giger's brainchild face off in Fincher's beautifully shot sequel that goes nowhere.
"...Weaver, Charles S. Dutton and Lance Henriksen. Back for the third time (and no, it's not Alien Cubed as..."

May 29, 1992 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Complex World
"...a near legendary rock 'n' roll club set in the downtown decay of Providence, Rhode Island? If you're writer/director..."

Oct. 18, 1991 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Committing Random Acts of Violence With Jay Baruchel
Exploring our thirst for horror in his deconstructionist horror
"...of Violence, explained, "Sometimes it's hard to see where the tendril of inspiration began because it's a conversation, and..."

Aug. 19, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Irresistible
"Can't we all just get along?"-style political comedy from The Daily Show veterans
"...OK, so we've got to the core of massive misfire Irresistible, the former The Daily..."

June 26, 2020 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Faster Than Sound: Eimaral Sol’s Journey to RAS Day
Local neo-soul singer Eimaral Sol puts her spiritual spin on the all-women-led RAS Day lineup, City Council approves Red River improvements, Blakchyl leads her East Austin tour, and cult song funny man Dick Price passes
"...featuring rising rapper Leikeli47 and fest-organizing Austinites Riders Against the Storm, unites eight acts led by women of color..."

Aug. 16, 2019 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Q&A: Michael Moorcock Plays Hawkwind
Sci-fi author joins two-day tribute to space rocker
"...The spirit of Hawkwind lands at Come & Take It..."

March 28, 2019 Music Post by Michael Toland

Hitler's Hollywood
The Third Reich's cinematic propaganda machine exposed
"...When dictators fall, what happens to the art created under their domineering control? Should it be..."

July 13, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Living Among Us
Bloodless vampire found footage should stay in the shadows
"...Hunter Gomez, Chad Todhunter and Jordan Hinson. Contrary to the lazy trope, found footage horror is not dead. While..."

Feb. 2, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Phantom Thread
Daniel Day-Lewis and Paul Thomas Anderson reunite for one last glamorous yet muscular tale
"...a major event, and not just on film Twitter. The muted anticipation of Phantom Thread – Anderson’s eighth film,..."

Jan. 12, 2018 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

We Learned It by Watching Movies
A film primer for the best in wicked entertainment
"...Movies can teach us many things. They can teach us about love and friendship. They can..."

Jan. 6, 2017 Screens Feature by Josh Kupecki

We Are X
Japanese rockers are the best band you've never heard of
"...picked up eclectic music documentarian Kijak’s latest foray into the pop music underworld with this visceral, bracing portrait of..."

Oct. 28, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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