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The War Within
This fiction film, in which the lead character is but one cog in a plot to detonate a series of bombs in New York City, portrays a terrorist’s point of view in a jarringly matter-of-fact manner.
"...and Varun Sriram. "I have no interest in your brotherhood," the wrongfully imprisoned though American-educated Hassan (Akhtar) tells his..."

Oct. 14, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Electric Exchange
Theatre, dance, music, and film meld and get supercharged in the Fuse Box Festival
"...The walls are coming down...."

April 25, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

More Places at the Table
The Austin Critics Table is about to hand out its annual awards for achievement in the arts for the 10th year, and the list of nominees is longer than ever.
"...liked an awful lot of it. That essentially describes the reaction of the Austin Critics Table to the last..."

May 24, 2002 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Borrower
"...Starring: Rae Dawn Chong, Don Gordon and Antonio Fargas. The best thing to be said about The Borrower, is..."

Oct. 18, 1991 Movie Review by Kathleen Maher

"The Secret Adventures of Tom Thumb"
"...John Schofield and Mike Gifford. Like a cross between the Brothers Quay, Jan Svankmajer, and David Lynch, Tom Thumb..."

April 7, 1995 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

A Botched Metamorphosis
"...Marc Estrin had the idea (which some kind friend should have talked him..."

Feb. 22, 2002 Books Feature by Roger Gathman

We Remember What the Dormouse Said
Ten authors cut you a little slice of their own personal Wonderlands
"...Down the rabbit hole we go, reader, and you're already familiar..."

March 31, 2015 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World
It's a Russell Crowe's nest of a performance in this seafaring adventure.
"...Robert Pugh. As Capt. Lucky Jack Aubrey, commander of the British naval vessel HMS Surprise, which stalks the French..."

Nov. 14, 2003 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Blue Theater
"...dream of mine to have a place to make theatre and art and show films," says bespectacled Blue Theater..."

July 20, 2001 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

The Sixth Sense
"...sought and rarely seen among hip-hoppers. More than any other commercial musician, rappers must constantly walk a very thin..."

Sept. 11, 2008 Music Post by Chase Hoffberger

Review: Until the Flood
Theatre en Bloc makes a sacred space for us to hear Ferguson
"...There is a serenity to the space, with its dozens..."

Nov. 7, 2018 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Ouya: The People's Gaming Console
Could Julie Uhrman's Kickstarted project be the innovation the gaming industry was waiting for?
"...Creative diversity has always been enhanced by lowering the barrier of entry to participate in an artistic endeavor...."

March 8, 2013 Screens Feature by Sean Carey

Following the Milk
Take a trip with Whole Foods' anniversary cheeses, from udder to market
"...Foods Market turns 30 years old in September, and there'll be lots of partying going on. Not least in..."

Aug. 20, 2010 Food Feature by MM Pack

The 2002 Austin Critics Table Awards
On Monday, June 3, the Austin Critics Table handed out its annual awards for outstanding achievements in the Austin arts in a ceremony at the Capitol City Comedy Club.
"...On Monday, June 3, the Austin Critics Table handed out its annual awards for..."

June 7, 2002 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Ovid's Myths: the Roman Nose in Exile: Merry Metamorphosis
Exhibitionism
"...Zachary Scott Theatre Center, November 1..."

Nov. 7, 1997 Arts Review

The Black Ryder
"...2013 Psych Fest deluge survivors, the Black Ryder are scarcely the same band that carved..."

May 8, 2015 Music Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Relationtrip Is Weird in All the Right Places
High-speed romance kicks love into overdrive
"...They go together like peanut butter and jelly...."

March 10, 2017 Screens Feature by Jessi Cape

Urban Legends: The Psychology of Fear
"...teenage couple is making out in a car on the side of the road late one night when they..."

Oct. 29, 1999 Features Feature by Eli Kooris

The Hightower Report
Dead Executives; and Lawmakers Cash in as Lobbyists
"...Corporate CEOs are the golden ones of our economy. They are paid gold..."

July 11, 2008 News Column by Jim Hightower

Turning Tricks With The Amazing Ray
With nothing up his sleeve, Esther's Follies resident magic man Ray Anderson pulls wonder -- and laughter -- out of thin air.
"...his size with only his hands sticking out, and they're shackled. Meanwhile, suspended over him is the Claw, a..."

Sept. 5, 2003 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Latin Flare
2002-03 AMA Band of the Year winners Del Castillo ride a wave of Latinization.
"...When Del Castillo won Band of the Year at this year's Austin Music Awards, no one..."

April 11, 2003 Music Feature by Belinda Acosta

The Secret Ingredients
Meet the best chefs you've never heard of.
"...Austin's restaurant scene has undergone an amazing metamorphosis in the past 20 years. In the early Eighties,..."

Oct. 4, 2002 Food Feature by Claudia Alarcón

The Huntress Captured by the Game
"...From Diana by Irène Frain This may be the last time she still looks fresh to us. Another..."

Aug. 27, 1999 Books Feature by Margaret Moser

One of the Great Ones
"...The tall pine bookcases take up the entire west wall..."

Nov. 6, 1998 Books Feature by Jesse Sublett

Marvin's Metamorphosis
From Communism to Conservatism, Olasky Comes Full Circle
"...defending free enterprise, a big corporation is not necessarily the best place to do it." Text from The Nation?..."

Dec. 19, 1997 News Column by Lee Nichols

Flip the Switch
"...The phone is already ringing. Who? "Somebody with the Rolling..."

Oct. 31, 1997 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

The ACM Machine
Assistant City Managers Outlive Rumors of Their Demise
"...Immediately following the election of the new "green" council, City Hall buzzed..."

Sept. 12, 1997 News Feature by Kayte VanScoy

Still the Greatest
When We Were Kings
"...lifetime, only one public figure has claimed to be "the greatest" and not been a liar. That person is..."

March 28, 1997 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Whatever it Takes
"...is too long by an hour and a half. Another in a seemingly endless line of teen comedies riffing..."

March 31, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Naked City
csc breaks ground; protest of groundbreaking headed off; intel may build facility at museum park downtown, thomas henderson is seeking pardon
"...They broke ground this week on the whopping Computer Sciences..."

March 3, 2000 News Feature by Amy Smith

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