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The Ringer
A Farrelly brothers comedy that purports to have a message about treating the intellectually challenged as regular human beings and stars Johnny "Jackass" Knoxville is about as disingenuous as a comedy that urges us to see past a person’s body size to appreciate the beauty within and stars Gwyneth Paltrow in a fat suit.
"...Directed by: Barry W. Blaustein. Starring: Johnny Knoxville, Brian Cox, Katherine Heigl, Camille..."

Dec. 23, 2005 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Science, With a T.W.I.S.T.
Austinite Alana Cash screens two of her documentaries focusing on female scientists in a benefit screening for T.W.I.S.T. (Tomorrow's Women in Science and Technology Inc.).
"...Around the time Albert Einstein first submitted the paper -- "On..."

June 21, 2002 Screens Feature by Will Robinson Sheff

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter
The final(?) nail in this action horror franchise
"...Directed by: Paul W.S. Anderson. Starring: Milla Jovovich, Iain Glen, Ali Larter, Shawn..."

Feb. 3, 2017 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

'Soccer Watch': Lady Longhorns Sweep on the Road
Euro 2008 Qualifying Results
"...The Lady Longhorns had a great weekend up north, beating..."

Oct. 11, 2006 Sports Post by Nick Barbaro

The Hightower Report
George W. puffs out his chest over Cuba, and Dick Cheney invites Jim to dinner.
"...George W's Cuban Comedy..."

May 31, 2002 News Column by Jim Hightower

Where to Watch the World Cup in Austin
So many venues! So many screens! So early in the morning!
"...This year’s World Cup, running June 14-July 15, takes place in Russia,..."

June 7, 2018 Sports Post by Eilish O'Sullivan

Gay Place: Welcome to the GAYTX
It's heeeeere: The throng, the buzz, the madness, the Maddow.
"...Between the official South by Southwest programming and the bootleggy..."

March 8, 2013 Column by Kate X Messer

The Military-Petroleum Complex
The Second Iraq War and the cronies of state capitalism
"...Twelve years after the end of the First Iraq War,..."

June 18, 2004 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Fear & Loathing on the Inaugural Trail
One man's journey to the Bush inauguration confirms more than it denies.
"...The great thing about presidents is their vulnerability. Nothing is..."

Feb. 2, 2001 Features Feature by Michael Bolduc

The New Brunch Bunch
12 new reasons why everybody's working for the weekend
"...In 2014, the Chronicle Food team set forth on an adventure. Fueled..."

March 11, 2016 Food Feature by Brandon Watson

Bill W.
Bill Wilson, the co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous, is the subject of this admiring yet enlightening documentary.
"...Dan Carracino. Starring: Blake J. Evans, Chris Gates, Dennis Lowell, Julia Schell and Tim Intravia...."

July 27, 2012 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

You Coulda Walked Around the World
The LBJ of Lone Star songwriters lays siege to the Cactus Cafe
"...Every time Townes Van Zandt played the Cactus Cafe in the late..."

Aug. 20, 2010 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

The Rove M.O.
If you read this story, your career could be over by the end of the day: Michael Paradies Shoob examines 'Bush's Brain'
"...Rove. Hard to find a more compelling documentary subject: the Svengali-esque, ruthless, remorseless, cold-blooded but brilliant political puppet master..."

March 12, 2004 Screens Feature by Anne S. Lewis

The Delicate Art of the Rifle
"...Directed by: D.w. Harper. Starring: David Grant, Stephen Grant, Joy Gewalt, John..."

March 22, 1996 Movie Review by Joey O'Bryan

Food-O-File Is On the Range This Week
There's a red hot serving of local restaurant news right here.
"...Fall is always a busy time for restaurant openings and we know..."

Oct. 18, 2012 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

W.E.
Madonna helms this movie about the scandalous marriage of King Edward VIII and Wallis Simpson.
"...There is the text, and then there is its context,..."

March 23, 2012 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Banging the Drum
Fun Fun Fun Fest after parties
"...The announcement of Dischord legends Scream headlining Red 7 on..."

Oct. 22, 2010 Music Post by Audra Schroeder

The Hightower Report
Punishing thought crimes: Bush cracks down on dissent, and the GOP rejects your right to read
"...What do Kalamazoo, Evansville, Albuquerque, Stockton, Trenton, Phoenix, Columbia, St...."

Aug. 6, 2004 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Class of 1985
The 69th Legislature, 1985, marked a turning point in the future of Texas politics
"...If you want to know who runs the state of Texas you..."

Feb. 27, 2004 News Feature by Lucius Lomax

The Hightower Report
Bush wants to spend your taxes on missile defense, but won't tell you if it works; and, WWJD -- What Would Jim Do?
"...The Bush Doctrine at Work..."

July 5, 2002 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Thin Man
The characters are the invention of Dashiell Hammett, although the urbane chemistry between Loy and Powell as Nick and Nora Charles is the ultimate in dipsomaniacal detective mystery and screwball comedy.
"...Directed by: W.S. Van Dyke. Starring: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Maureen O'Sullivan..."

Jan. 7, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Managing the Media
As the Bush presidential campaign unravels after Labor Day, a press offices tries to keep the candidate on message and out of trouble.
"...Less than five hours had passed since the "major league asshole" comment. But all was calmness and..."

Sept. 22, 2000 News Feature by Robert Bryce

The Silent Enemy
"...Directed by: H.p. Carver. Starring: Chief Chauncey Yellow Robe, Chief Buffalo Child Long Lance, Chief Akawanush, Molly..."

Oct. 8, 1993 Movie Review by Louis Black

Friday the 13th Tattoo Deals
Get inked on Friday the 13th
"...Austin's tattoo lovers are damn lucky this Friday the 13th! Many local tattoo shops have prepared hundreds of..."

Oct. 12, 2017 Chron Events Post by Savannah Opre

The Stress-Free Thanksgiving Meal
Don't spend turkey day in the kitchen
"...So what if you've only got a week before Thanksgiving. There's..."

Nov. 16, 2016 Food Post by Sierra Diaz

Name Sayers Gets Randy With the New Moon
Dark rock quintet practices sacred sex under the lunar reset
"...Standing in the summer sun, Devin James Fry contemplates the cycle of..."

Aug. 22, 2016 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

The Luv Doc: Tastes Like Biebs!
Wherein the Luv Doc contemplates the soft, tender flesh of an almost-royal Canadian
"...If you had the opportunity to eat human flesh given by a happy..."

April 29, 2016 Column by The Luv Doc

Gay Place: The Big 3-0
Allgo resists the urge to call it the first anniversary of their 29th birthday
"...Three decades of our statewide people of color org: You better bet there will..."

Dec. 11, 2015 Column

Then There's This: Saving the Baylor House
The fight to save the home of the woman who saved Clarksville
"...No one doubts the critical role Mary Baylor played in shaping Austin's civil..."

April 11, 2014 News Column by Amy Smith

W.
Oliver Stone’s Bush portrait is a tale of two movies: one a humanizing portrait of a failure as a young man, the other a damning but unsurprising look inside an administration gone loopy on ideological zealotry.
"...by: Oliver Stone. Starring: Josh Brolin, Elizabeth Banks, James Cromwell, Ellen Burstyn, Jeffrey Wright, Toby Jones, Thandie Newton, Scott..."

Oct. 17, 2008 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

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