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The Queen
This Helen Mirren starrer provides a glimpse of the British monarchy at a contemporary crossroads between supreme dominance and utter irrelevancy.
"...Alex Jennings, Helen McCrory, Roger Allam and Paul Barrett. The Queen provides a glimpse of the British monarchy at..."

Oct. 27, 2006 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Queen of Versailles
How does 90,000 square feet sound?
"...The Queen of Versailles presents a fascinating case study of..."

Aug. 3, 2012 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

She Wants Revenge: The Horror of The Queen of Black Magic
How director Kimo Stamboel summons up an Indonesian classic
"...Stamboel was going to remake classic Indonesian horror film The Queen of Black Magic. After all, it was the..."

Feb. 11, 2021 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Fantastic Fest Review: The Queen of Black Magic
Indonesian horror is stomach-churning and gut-wrenching
"...If there are two signatures to Indonesian horror, they would be..."

Oct. 2, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Group Claims Abbott Works Less Than the Queen
Abbott's vacation time amounts to two years total, says PAC
"...On the upcoming Labor Day holiday, it’s always encouraging to be..."

Aug. 29, 2014 News Post by Mary Tuma

The Queen Is Alive!
Review: Comic Lisa Lampanelli puts the Paramount on blast
"...Years in the company of eclectic celebrity riff-raff like Donald Trump, Pamela..."

Jan. 28, 2013 Arts Post by Russ Espinoza

The Queen of Black Magic
Grisly Indonesian horror remake knows when to go gonzo
"...If there are two signatures to Indonesian horror, they would be..."

Jan. 29, 2021 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Long Live the Queen
"...to thank you for printing Debbie Russell's letter to the editor [“Postmarks,” Oct. 14]. I was under the impression..."

Oct. 17, 2005 Postmarks

Letters at 3AM: 'Suppose I Said I Was the Queen of Spain?'
In the early part of the Sixties, television's "Route 66" offered a taste of the new American consciousness
"...The years were 1960-64. America's factories hummed in prosperous cities..."

June 15, 2012 Column by Michael Ventura

The Queen of Outer Space
"...piece of camp features a man-hating female civilization on the planet Venus, several shipwrecked male astronauts held captive by..."

April 11, 2001 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Queen of Truth
With two beautifully crafted memoirs under her belt, a third book of poetry out, tenure at Syracuse University, a teenage son, and a blissful romance, Mary Karr is definitely hardworking and real. And if her soul isn't entirely pure, well, readers of Cherry will be grateful it isn't.
"...The Decade of Truth -- that's what readers and people..."

Nov. 3, 2000 Books Feature by Robin Bradford

All Hail the Queen of Rural Media!
Jay Byrd brings Pat Hazell's Kodachrome Christmas to cheery life.
"...fellow who's always brought a unique verve to Austin's theatre community and who's brightened shows both oddly delightful (Ordinary..."

Nov. 26, 2014 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

ICYMI: Full English Serves Breakfast for the Queen's Subjects
Get thee some tea sandwiches
"...Nearly a decade after launching their specialty British pastry operation at local markets, Alice and..."

May 11, 2018 Food Column by Melanie Haupt

God Praise the Queen
The Brits call it as they see it
"...They called Steve Coogan, Simon Pegg, and Team Gervais/Merchant, not..."

Jan. 12, 2008 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Long Live the Queen
"...received Grammy nominations in four different genre categories comes the news that another quadruple nominee from her label Lost..."

Jan. 18, 2002 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Ip Man 2: Legend of the Grandmaster
This sequel is a model of the martial arts movie form.
"...far worse than Ip Man 2, a model of the martial arts movie form, and also that rarest of..."

Jan. 28, 2011 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Last Witch Hunter
The Last Witch Hunter? Promises, promises.
"...“magic” and “immortal” roughly every four minutes or so, The Last Witch Hunter is disappointingly mired in anything-but-immortal dialogue..."

Oct. 23, 2015 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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 AggreGAYtor: July 18
What happened today in gay? Here’s your QILTBAG recap of queer news.
"...The Queen approves of it, Lewis Black has had it,..."

July 18, 2013 Qmmunity Post

Queen & Slim
Tragic romance with a Black Lives Matter message
"...Queen & Slim artfully weaves together a lovers-on-the-lam crime story..."

Nov. 29, 2019 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Queen To Play
In this French drama, a placid, working-class woman discovers passions she never knew she possessed when she learns to play chess.
"...had seen none. Hélène (Bonnaire) is a wife and mother who is employed as a maid in a tourist..."

July 8, 2011 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Order of Myths
This smart and subtle documentary looks at the ingrained traditions of racial segregation that still remain in the dual Mardi Gras celebrations in Mobile, Ala.
"...Meaher’s plan is found out, and by his orders, the ship’s captain sets the schooner on fire before the..."

Oct. 24, 2008 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Bringing Down the House
"...Directed by: Adam Shankman. Starring: Steve Martin, Queen Latifah, Eugene Levy, Joan Plowright, Jean Smart, Kimberly J...."

March 7, 2003 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Lit-urday: All the Single Ladies
The life cycle of a female worker bee sounds strangely familiar
"...dancing, hard work, maternal beauty, and fierce independence that Queen Bey herself might enjoy this unique novel. That is,..."

July 26, 2014 Books Post by Jessi Cape

Top Chef Texas, Week 11: Who's The Fairest Of Them All?
Charlize Theron is such a queen.
"...Previously on Top Chef: The lady chefs hate Bev. TyLor gets the knife. Sarah..."

Jan. 20, 2012 Food Post by Melanie Haupt

The Favourite
Period drama puts power and personality first
"...Power is a fickle thing. There are those who hold it that have no idea..."

Nov. 30, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Life at the Cha-Cha Palace
Stephen MacMillan Moser takes a trip down the yellow brick-laid, disco ball-lit memory lane in the world of Austin's Seventies Disco scene.
"...It was one of the most schizophrenic eras, but so typical of Austin --..."

Jan. 26, 2001 Features Feature by Stephen MacMillan Moser

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.
"...of which we feared. Eventually, we became fluent with the assistance of steel and cordite – tools as baffling..."

Dec. 24, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Princess Diaries
It's the movie that turned Anne Hathaway into a star, and the ordinary girl she plays into a princess.
"...Garry Marshall. Starring: Julie Andrews, Anne Hathaway, Hector Elizondo, Heather Matarazzo, Robert Schwartzman and Sandra Oh. The Princess Diaries..."

Aug. 3, 2001 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

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

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