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Food on the Fly
Airport food isn't the same as airline food, especially at Austin-Bergstrom.
"...for so long that it's beyond cliché. And yet, the diminishment of in-flight food service, resulting from airlines' economic..."

Jan. 24, 2003 Food Feature by MM Pack

Review on the Fly: The New 'Hawaii Five-0'
CBS reboots a Seventies favorite
"...I wasn’t expecting much from the remake of this childhood favorite, but can you say..."

Sept. 21, 2010 Screens Post by Belinda Acosta

Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle
" Alan Rudolph. Starring: Jennifer Jason Leigh, Campbell Scott, Matthew Broderick, Andrew Mccarthy, Peter Gallagher, Jennifer Beals, Gwyneth Paltrow,..."

Jan. 20, 1995 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

King of the Ants
Nifty new thriller from Stuart Gordon, the director of Re-Animator.
"...Sharp, Ron Livingston, Vernon Wells and Lionel Mark Smith. The title makes it sound like a horror film, I..."

Dec. 12, 2003 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Filth and the Fury
"...cut just one proper album and failed miserably at their bombastically-stated goal of torching the fly-blown carcass of corporate..."

May 5, 2000 Movie Review by Russell Smith

The Sandlot
The movie is a grown man's memory of his first, awkward summer in a new neighborhood in 1962 and the importance of baseball as a bonding activity.
"...Fleur, Denis Leary, Karen Allen and James Earl Jones. The Sandlot is a movie with a comfortable working knowledge..."

April 9, 1993 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Original of the Species
U2 3D
"...Pure visuals, the kind once ruined by “talkies,” never met the Edge...."

Jan. 18, 2008 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Fly Me to the Moon
This animated film is a simple parable of spirited can-do-ism, in which a trio of young houseflies semiaccidentally tags along on the Apollo 11 moon shot.
"...Directed by: Ben Stassen. If you can buy the fact that Canadian horror auteur David Cronenberg and composer..."

Aug. 15, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Dirt on Grubs and Composting
Are black soldier flies the hot new sustainable fuel?
"...The agrarian community has been abuzz about the black soldier..."

Feb. 21, 2020 Food Feature by Lina Fisher

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

TV Review: 'In Vogue: The Editor’s Eye’
Storied fashion mag has a big birthday and a little hindsight
"...The fashion editor is celebrated tonight in HBO's In Vogue:..."

Dec. 6, 2012 Screens Post by Anne Harris

When the album becomes Immersion
"...If "The Fly" winked its compound eyes at megalomania magnified by..."

Dec. 9, 2011 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

The Luv Doc: A Knuckle-Dragging Meathead
The worst kind of ignorance is ignorance accompanied by hubris
"...I don’t get soccer. BOR-ing! Why do people waste their time on it? - Paul D...."

June 20, 2014 Column by The Luv Doc

Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief
A teenager's Greek mythology book comes to life and thrusts him into an adventure to recover Zeus' stolen lightning bolt.
"...Bean, Pierce Brosnan, Steve Coogan, Rosario Dawson, Melina Kanakaredes, Catherine Keener, Kevin McKidd, Joe Pantoliano and Uma Thurman. There..."

Feb. 19, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

On the Lege
The Cervical Wars Part I: Perry, HPV, and the Politics of Cancer
"...With all the yelping from Republicans this week, you would have thought..."

Feb. 9, 2007 News Column by Amy Smith

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Burton and Depp's screen version of Roald Dahl’s classic children’s book is truer to the source material and generally splendid, artful, and often sinister, yet it doesn't completely displace the earlier screen version.
"...Bucket (Highmore) wins one of five golden tickets and thereby an invitation to visit the chocolate factory of reclusive..."

July 15, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Wash
"...easily get my liberal knickers in a twist over The Wash's stereotype-mongering hustlers 'n' ho's take on urban black..."

Nov. 23, 2001 Movie Review by Russell Smith

The Yards
" James Gray. Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Joaquin Phoenix, Charlize Theron, James Caan, Ellen Burstyn, Faye Dunaway and Steve Lawrence...."

Oct. 27, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

George A. Romero's Diary of the Dead
Every generation gets the George A. Romero socio-political zombie opus they deserve. We must be living right, because this new film cuts right to the heart.
"...Lalonde, Joe Dinicol and Philip Riccio. Every generation gets the George A. Romero socio-political zombie opus they deserve. 2005's..."

Feb. 29, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Godzilla vs. the Green Screen
Austin special effects artists can kill you with a squib or with a CGI bullet hit, gore it up with pig entrails or digitally composited blood, and create just about anything you can imagine with their bare hands or software. Does the industry need both?
"...Georges Melies never saw the Apollo astronauts tee off on the moon, but the..."

April 22, 2005 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

SXSW Film Review: 'Deep City: The Birth of the Miami Sound'
South Florida’s ‘Motown’ from Overtown
"...first black-owned record label. Very much a DIY achievement, the label was a labor of love by two Florida..."

March 12, 2014 SXSW Post by Michael King

AFF Review: The Blue Orchid
Danish fever dream mixes Cronenberg and Carruth
"...The difference between a mystery and a puzzle is that..."

Oct. 29, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

That! Big! 80s! Musical! at the Hideout
This improvised take on Footloose-style musicals wasn't exactly polished, but the cast's catchy enthusiasm brought genuine laughs
"...our exhausting social climate, where oppression weighs heavily on the mind of any sensible adult, that played a role..."

Aug. 16, 2019 Arts Review by Trey Gutierrez

Austin Film Festival: Coming Through the Rye
A Salinger-obsessed teen searches for his idol
"...It’s remarkable how J.D. Salinger’s 1951 novel The Catcher in the Rye continues to resonate with each..."

Nov. 1, 2015 Screens Post by Steve Davis

The Slacker 2011 Interviews: Spencer Parsons
Spencer Parsons on Slacker 2011
"...With the world premiere of Slacker 2011 just a few days..."

Aug. 25, 2011 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

Trust the Process in Gesel Mason's burst!
In this Texas Theatre & Dance project, students learn to undo
"...Perhaps in the wake of the Great Texas Freeze, the only word..."

Feb. 25, 2021 Arts Post by Robert Faires

The Devil in the Details
aRoma still needs to iron out the kinks
"...aRoma Italian Kitchen is part of the rapidly changing landscape along a busy South Austin thoroughfare,..."

Sept. 26, 2014 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

'Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning' Hits VOD in the Brain
Action reboot revives the sci-fi action franchise as psycho-mystery
"...The whole point of Fantastic Fest is to be blindsided..."

Oct. 30, 2012 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Pick Your Team: The Hell Marys
Veteran coaches Dagger Deb and Punk Rock Phil say hell yeah!
"...When the Hell Marys announced their surprise recruit for the 2011..."

Feb. 17, 2011 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

Outfest 2010: Like the Corners of My Mind
The GLBT film festival with the wide stance
" kind enough to forgive my recent silence on the subject of Outfest. I've been processing...."

Aug. 13, 2010 Screens Post by Cindy Widner

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