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The King and I
"...Directed by: Richard Rich. Much as I hate to disparage..."

March 19, 1999 Movie Review by Russell Smith

The King and I
TV Eye
"...Elvis, we hardly knew ye...Well, okay, maybe we knew you..."

Aug. 15, 1997 Screens Column by Margaret Moser

Anna and the King
"...Directed by: Andy Tennant. Starring: Jodie Foster, Chow Yun-Fat, Bai..."

Dec. 31, 1999 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Freddie King and the Faces/Small Faces Burst into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Freddie King & the Faces/Small Faces make the Hall of Fame
"...Either the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame got two..."

Dec. 7, 2011 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

The King's Speech
Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, and Helena Bonham Carter act up a royal storm in this movie about King George VI of Great Britain overcoming his speech impediment.
"...Directed by: Tom Hooper. Starring: Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, Helena..."

Dec. 24, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

A Hologram for the King
Tom Hanks stars in this seriocomic take on Dave Eggers’ 2012 novel
"...Directed by: Tom Tykwer. Starring: Tom Hanks, Alexander Black, Sarita..."

April 22, 2016 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The King is Alive
"...Directed by: Kristian Levring. Starring: Romane Bohringer, David Calder, Bruce..."

June 1, 2001 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Joe the King
"...Directed by: Frank Whaley. Starring: Peter Anthony Tambakis, James Costa,..."

Nov. 19, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The King
America's soul explored on a road trip in Elvis Presley's car
"...Directed by: Eugene Jarecki. Why would the documentarian who has..."

July 20, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

FF2012: 'The King of Pigs'
And you thought your schooldays were hellish
"...Say what you want about animation being a flimsy to convey mature themes and imagery..."

Sept. 24, 2012 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters
This is a winning, sweet, and occasionally disturbing documentary about otherwise sensible adults who vie for the title of World's Best <i>Donkey Kongi> Player.
"...Directed by: Seth Gordon. Video games are the future of..."

Aug. 17, 2007 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
The saga ends (and ends) back in the Shire where it began.
"...Directed by: Peter Jackson. Starring: Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Andy..."

Dec. 19, 2003 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

I Served the King of England
The new film from Czech New Wave hero Jirí Menzel presents a whimsical version of 20th century European history.
"...Directed by: Jirí Menzel. Starring: Ivan Barnev, Oldrich Kaiser, Julia..."

Sept. 26, 2008 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

One Night With the King
Despite a title that makes it sound like a tell-all about a one-night-stand with Elvis Presley, this movie is actually about the Jewish heroine, Queen Esther.
"...Directed by: Michael O. Sajbel. Starring: Tiffany Dupont, Luke Goss,..."

Oct. 20, 2006 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Princess and the Goblin
"...Directed by: Jozsef Gemes. Starring: Joss Ackland, Claire Bloom, Rik..."

June 10, 1994 Movie Review by Alvaro Rodriguez

Long Live the King!
The Decemberists' Nate Query talks about their new CD
"...The day after the royal wedding, the Decemberists hit Stubb's..."

April 29, 2011 Music Post by Margaret Moser

All the King's Men
Despite an A-list cast and director, it's astonishing how bad this movie is.
"...Directed by: Steve Zaillian. Starring: Sean Penn, Jude Law, Kate..."

Sept. 22, 2006 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The King of King of Kombat
What Ron Hernandez has learned about being an MMA promoter
"...It seems like it's a good time to be Ron..."

April 4, 2008 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

First Trailer for <i>The Orange Yearsi> Gets Slimy
Austin-made documentary about Nickelodeon's TV revolution
"...Name a TV network that has warped more minds and created more pop-culture icons than Nickelodeon. Give up?..."

Oct. 11, 2017 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Return of the King: George Strait
Megastar plays Gruene Hall for the first time in 34 years
"...Starting out in Lone Star danceterias like Gruene Hall, George..."

Nov. 17, 2016 Music Post by Doug Freeman

In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale
Uwe Boll, the Timex watch of contemporary filmmakers (he takes a licking but keeps on ticking), strikes again.
"...Directed by: Uwe Boll. Starring: Jason Statham, Leelee Sobieski, John..."

Jan. 18, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Oz the Great and Powerful
Neither a besmirching nor a instant classic, this sometimes clunky prequel in which James Franco plays the Wizard when he was a mere, young huckster also has Sam Raimi's ravishing visuals.
"...Directed by: Sam Raimi. Starring: James Franco, Mila Kunis, Rachel..."

March 8, 2013 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
Fusillade No. 1 in Disney's presumed seven-film adaptation of C.S. Lewis' beloved children's tales is marred by dodgy CGI work and windy pacing.
"...Directed by: Andrew Adamson. Starring: Georgie Henley, Skandar Keynes, William..."

Dec. 9, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Lady and the Duke
"...Directed by: Eric Rohmer. Starring: Lucy Russell, Jean-Claude Dreyfus, Francois..."

June 28, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

ATX Meets <i>The West Wingi>
Aaron Sorkin joins reunion for ATX Television Fest
"...It’s been 10 years since President Jed Bartlet left office,..."

April 7, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Catching Up With <i>The Beer Diariesi>
Creators discuss what's next for the local web series
"...For over three years, locally produced web series The Beer Diaries has given its viewers and creators..."

Aug. 24, 2016 Food Post by Tucker Whatley

The Road to <i>Urinetowni>
Composer Mark Hollmann on the show's creation and success
"...They knew it was a stinker of a title. They..."

Aug. 30, 2014 Arts Post by Robert Faires

News From Around the World and Down the Street
The Daily Texan makes us all proud.
"...Daily Texan cartoonist Stephanie Eisner's racist take on the Trayvon..."

March 27, 2012 News Post by Cindy Widner

The King's Speech
This PG-13 remix (of a film we liked considerably upon its initial release) does nothing more or less than mute and/or modify the king's utterance of the four-letter vulgarity that earned the film its initial R rating.
"...Directed by: Tom Hooper. Starring: Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush and..."

April 1, 2011 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

All Hail the King Cake
It's not Carnival until you find the hidden baby
"...In New Orleans, king cakes are a regular feature of..."

Feb. 6, 2015 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

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