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The Lucky One
This latest adaptation of a Nicholas Sparks bestseller is timelessly shopworn.
"...Hicks. Starring: Zac Efron, Taylor Schilling, Riley Thomas Stewart, Blythe Danner, Jay R. Ferguson and Adam LeFevre...."

April 20, 2012 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Debt
Helen Mirren stars in this film that's part espionage thriller and part moral meditation, though the emphasis leans more toward the former than the latter.
"...The Debt, at its core, is a stirring espionage thriller..."

Sept. 2, 2011 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Roommate
A college student grows fearful of her new dorm mate in this thriller which costars Minka Kelly and Leighton Meester.
"...Arana. It’s only February but I can already name the year’s winner of the Most Thoughtless Gay Stereotype in..."

Feb. 11, 2011 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Damned United
The Damned United is much more than a soccer movie; it's practically Shakespearean in its depiction of the tragedy of Brian Clough, manager of the Leeds United Football Club for only 44 days.
"...and Jimmy Reddington. In 1974 Brian Clough served as the manager of the Leeds United Football Club for just..."

Nov. 6, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Collector
From the writer and director of Saw 4-6 comes this horror film about a handyman who tries to rob his employers' home but finds it rigged with a lethal maze.
"...Marcus Dunstan and Patrick Melton with an eye toward the crimson-drenched ultraviolence of the Saw films, The Collector gets..."

July 31, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Keeping Up With the Steins
This story about one-upmanship while staging a bar mitzvah in L.A., should, by all rights, be very funny, but, sadly, it is not.
"...sadly, but by this day and age, everyone from the Taliban to the RAHOWA skinheads to Deepak Chopra and..."

June 9, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Benchwarmers
Another comedy from ex-SNLers, along with Napoleon Dynamite's Jon Heder and baseball's Reggie Jackson.
"...Days are longer, nights are warmer, baseball is on the television, and bad baseball movies are in the theatre...."

April 14, 2006 Movie Review by Toddy Burton

Stoked: The Rise and Fall of Gator
The rise and fall of Eighties skateboard king Mark "Gator" Rogowski.
"...by: Helen Stickler. Skateboarding is not a crime, but the subject of this exhaustive documentary – infamous Vision Skateboards..."

Nov. 21, 2003 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Mondays in the Sun
"...... it hardly matters which day is which to the layabouts and functional drunks of this multiple Goya Award-winning..."

Aug. 15, 2003 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

It Runs in the Family
"...Cameron Douglas, Diana Douglas, Bernadette Peters and Rory Culkin. There’s so much affection onscreen between the Douglas clan –..."

April 25, 2003 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

The Top 10 Censored Stories of 2000
The news stories that didn't make the mainstream press in 2000
"...Have you read the one about corporations planning to charge you hundreds of..."

April 20, 2001 News Feature by Karynn M. Fish

The Austin Avalanche of Rock & Roll!
When IRS Records' 'The Cutting Edge' Came to Town and Made Me Want to, Too
"..."They say that 90 people a day move to Austin...."

March 16, 2001 Features Feature by Kate X Messer

The Limey
"...Luis Guzman, Amelia Heinle, Nicky Katt and Joe Dallesandro. The film starts out in blackness as a Cockney-accented voice..."

Oct. 22, 1999 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Blast From the Past
"...how Calvin Webber learned to stop worrying and love the bomb shelter. Ex Cal Tech professor Calvin Webber (Walken)..."

Feb. 12, 1999 Movie Review by Hollis Chacona

The Waterboy
"...Clint Howard, Henry Winkler, Jerry Reed and Fairuza Balk. Another half a year, another Adam Sandler film. Director Coraci,..."

Nov. 6, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Do Not (Po)Go Gently Into the Night
Punk Rock(ers): Not Burning Out, Not Fading Away
"...by Roy Tompkins Saturday night, a few weeks back: The phone rings. It's a rather drunken acquaintance of mine,..."

May 23, 1997 Music Feature

Minbo -- Or the Gentle Art of Japanese Extortion
"...Miyamoto, Akira Takarada and Yasuo Daichi. Far removed from the glamorized vision of the Japanese mob, or yakuza, as..."

Feb. 24, 1995 Movie Review by Joey O'Bryan

The November Men
"...what can happen after one too many viewings of the Zapruder film of the JFK assassination. You can go..."

July 8, 1994 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Ghost in the Machine
"...Karen Allen, Chris Mulkey, Ted Marcoux and Wil Horneff. Exploring new realms of unoriginality, Ghost in the Machine begs,..."

Dec. 31, 1993 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The AggreGAYtor: May 5
What happened today in gay? Here’s your QILTBAG recap of queer news.
"...OSHA recommends goodness, the Supremes dodge questions, and Texas clergy freak out, as..."

May 5, 2015 Qmmunity Post by David Estlund

The AggreGAYtor: June 17
What happened today in gay? Here’s your QILTBAG recap of queer news.
"...Obama brings out the big guns, Rick Perry and Greg Abbott dissemble, and..."

June 17, 2014 Qmmunity Post by David Estlund

The AggreGAYtor: June 11
What happened today in gay? Here’s your QILTBAG recap of queer news.
"...Big gay weddings get a sweet treat, the Dairy State gets weddings galore, and divorce ends in..."

June 11, 2014 Qmmunity Post by David Estlund

The AggreGAYtor: June 6
What happened today in gay? Here’s your QILTBAG recap of queer news.
"...Texas GOP members lay down planks, Longview takes the long..."

June 6, 2014 Qmmunity Post by David Estlund

The Luv Doc: Too Many Exes
Not all exes are bunny boilers
"...I feel like he wasn't honest with me from the beginning. He says it's not a big deal and..."

March 11, 2016 Column by The Luv Doc

The AggreGAYtor: June 13
What happened today in gay? Here’s your QILTBAG recap of queer news.
"...Rick Perry drops a deuce, and Denmark rolls to the top, as your AggreGAYtor tears at the fabric of..."

June 13, 2014 Qmmunity Post by David Estlund

The AggreGAYtor: November 13
What happened today in gay? Here’s your QILTBAG recap of queer news.
"...The first state to consider gay marriage may be the..."

Nov. 13, 2013 Qmmunity Post

The Luv Doc: Forgiveness
Waiting for the other person to die
"...Luv Doc, Three years ago, I ended up dating the ex-boyfriend of a really close friend. I realize now..."

Aug. 30, 2013 Column by The Luv Doc

The AggreGAYtor: January 4
Your daily dose of LGBTQIA news
"...Tammy Baldwin does some swearing. Today's AggreGAYtor sticks to the rivers and lakes that it's used to...."

Jan. 4, 2013 Qmmunity Post by Brandon Watson

The Luv Doc: Bullies With Benefits
Wherein the Luv Doc puts lipstick on a pig
"...I grew up in a medium-sized small town in Texas, but moved away to go to college – and..."

April 7, 2023 Column by The Luv Doc

The Luv Doc: THANK YOU, HEARTBREAK!
Also, a tip of the hat to humiliation as well
"...with me. This is someone who I imagined spending the rest of my life with, starting a family with,..."

Oct. 28, 2022 Column by The Luv Doc

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