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The Front Runner
Jason Reitman revisits a long-ago time when a sex scandal could ruin a candidate's shot at the presidency
"...Even though Jason Reitman’s new film The Front Runner revisits politician Gary Hart’s failed campaign to..."

Nov. 21, 2018 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Voices From the Front
"...here is to tell you why you should see another documentary about AIDS, because regardless of how good I..."

June 19, 1992 Movie Review by Kathleen Maher

Business in the Front, Party in the Back
Heyd Fontenot's new paintings are not to be missed
"...Heyd Fontenot's paintings are currently gracing the walls of Art Palace for a monographic show titled..."

Feb. 20, 2009 Arts Post by Andy Campbell

Handicapping The Front Runner
Jason Reitman on the scandal that changed politics
"...When does the private life of a politician become a matter of..."

Nov. 20, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Gary Hart Biopic The Front Runner to Close Austin Film Festival
New films by Yorgos Lanthimos, Asghar Farhadi added to fest
"...nominees and winners at this year's Austin Film Festival. The festival dedicated to the work of the screenwriter just..."

Sept. 12, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

The Front Porch Song
Lyle Lovett & Robert Earl Keen play to their mythology
"...Earl Keen met as students at Texas A&M in the Seventies. Friends ever since, their appearances together remain rare...."

May 22, 2013 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

MLS Boss to Matthew McConaughey: We Want Austin FC at theFront Porch” for the League
Commissioner, ATXFC co-owner outline the future of soccer
"...expressed unbridled optimism for Austin FC’s future ahead of the club’s first season. Then again, it’s difficult not to..."

March 19, 2021 SXSW Post by Eric Goodman

'Fritz Haeg: Attack on the Front Lawn': Activism disguised as art
Arthouse's exhibition turns a lawn into a garden to get us thinking about where our food comes from
"...possibly a Republican, it's easy to see, in both the microcosm and the macrocosm, that as a nation and..."

Jan. 25, 2008 Arts Feature by Barry Pineo

View From the 'Front Line'
HBO doc celebrates Tim Hetherington's life
"...In their 2010 documentary Restrepo, photojournalists Sebastian Junger and Tim Hetherington..."

April 18, 2013 Screens Post by Aleksander Chan

Public Notice: I-35 Back on the Front Burner
TxDOT prepares the next draft of their rebuild plan
"...The Texas Department of Transportation is ready to present the..."

Jan. 14, 2022 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Move TMCM Back to the Front
"...on an espresso, and browsing through a copy of The Austin Chronicle, I find myself asking what many other..."

Nov. 5, 2004 Postmarks

Report From the Front
Our special photo correspondent Kim Falgout shares pics from her trip to the inauguration.
"...sweet friend Kim and her young daughter Maddie pulled together a last-minute trip to Washington, D.C. to witness the..."

Jan. 22, 2009 Qmmunity Post by Kate X Messer

Blogging on the Front Line
Blogging from Ramadi to Austin
"...There's emotional and creative burn-out to blogging. After a while,..."

March 11, 2008 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

The War Report: Reportage From the Front Lines
"...Directed by: Various. Police chiefs and their wives, in Waikiki circa 1968, discuss Black Panthers, the..."

Oct. 22, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Reporting From the Front Lines
New media in troubled lands
"...The attack on CNN's Anderson Cooper as he covered the..."

March 4, 2011 Screens Feature by Belinda Acosta

Austin at Large: The Front Lines of Democracy
As voting's become a battlefield, Dana DeBeauvoir has stood up for all of our rights
"...election in Travis County that Dana DeBeauvoir hasn't run; the county clerk, herself among the longest-­serving local elected officials..."

Nov. 19, 2021 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Shut the Front Door: Proposed Rules Threaten Cottage Food Operators
DSHS takes a bite out of Texas' celebrated Cottage Foods law
"...got a boost from Senate Bill 81, which allows them to make and sell their cakes and pies unregulated...."

Feb. 1, 2012 Food Post by Melanie Haupt

The Incredibles
Animated take on the superhero genre overflows with wonderfully silly shenanigans and knowing insight into modern parenting.
"...leap forward in animated storytelling, this seriocomic take on the superhero genre deftly mixes Pixar Animation Studios’ justly famed..."

Nov. 5, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Cry of the Owl
Based on the 1962 Patricia Highsmith novel, this mood-heavy film contemplates what happens to a stalker when the object of his obsession returns the favor.
"...and Gord Rand. This mood-heavy Canadian/German co-production, based on the 1962 Patricia Highsmith novel, contemplates what happens to a..."

March 19, 2010 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2
As the series ends, we wonder what we'll do without our Katniss catnip
"...Lawrence. Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Donald Sutherland, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Julianne Moore, Woody Harrelson, Natalie Dormer,..."

Nov. 20, 2015 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

The Squeeze
Gamblers, mobsters, and high-stakes golf matches
"...Starring: Jeremy Sumpter, Christopher McDonald, Jillian Murray, Michael Nouri, Katherine LaNasa, Jason Dohring and Elliott Grey...."

April 17, 2015 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

The Other Woman
Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann, and Kate Upton play gals who team together to ruin the mutual philanderer in their lives.
"...A serial philanderer gets his comeuppance through the handiwork of three of his victims in this romantic..."

April 25, 2014 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Nut Job
Everyone's a rat, more or less, in this animated film.
"...The Nut Job is a head-scratcher. Kudos, I guess, go..."

Jan. 17, 2014 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Spectacular Now
An outstanding cast and eloquent storytelling shape this delicate film that becomes a dark study of a budding, young alcoholic.
"...story. Screenwriters Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber prefaced their breakout film (500) Days of Summer with that warning,..."

Aug. 16, 2013 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Sophie Scholl: The Final Days
This Oscar nominee from Germany chronicles the last desperate hours of Sophie Scholl, a real-life German university student who, in 1943 Munich, ran afoul of the gestapo while distributing anti-Nazi leaflets.
"...Directed by: Marc Rothemund. Starring: Julia Jentsch, Alexander Held, Fabian Hinrichs, Johanna Gastdorf,..."

May 19, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Around the Bend
Family elixir is by turns weepy and hilarious, a little bit Caine and a whole lotta Walken.
"...and David Eigenberg. Jordan Roberts’ feature debut pulls off the dizzying high-wire act of being both a misty-eyed glimpse..."

Oct. 22, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Hated: G.G. Allin and the Murder Junkies
"...Directed by: Todd Phillips. The heroin-induced death of G.G. Allin last June was a..."

Oct. 8, 1993 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Hairdresser's Husband
The Hairdresser's Husband is a tightly knit, though slight, tale told in the best of humor. It's the story of despair bred by utter happiness. The story of this marriage begins with the husband's childhood in which he developed an adolescent crush on the town's buxom barber and also a severe case of jock itch thanks to the red wool bathing trunks his mother made him wear. Freud would not approve.
"...Patrice Laconte. Starring: Jean Rochefort and Anna Galiena. Antoine, the hairdresser's husband, has what everyone wants: love, sex and..."

Sept. 18, 1992 Movie Review by Kathleen Maher

The Fourth Animation Celebration
"...fourth animation celebration from Expanded Entertainment proves my long-standing theorem that an animated piece without a decent story to..."

March 27, 1992 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Front Steps Slips and Falls
As the nonprofit that runs the ARCH falls apart, the city's rush to replace it frustrates providers
"...The staff members employed by Front Steps – the nonprofit..."

July 29, 2022 News Feature by Austin Sanders

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