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Jeremiah Tower: The Last Magnificent
The origins of the celebrity chef
"...so. A new documentary makes the case that Jeremiah Tower set the mold for the celebrity chef, even as..."

May 19, 2017 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Tower
Austin-made doc re-creates the UT Tower massacre with stunningly powerful immediacy
"...once you’re on the downside of the timeline. But Tower, which reconstructs the events and humanizes the victims, survivors,..."

Oct. 21, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Filmmaker Keith Maitland on Tackling Tower
Innovative doc animates the UT Tower Massacre
"...shown to truly heal. For decades, the 1966 UT Tower Shooting was a tragedy that Aus­tin kept to itself...."

Oct. 21, 2016 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Dark Tower
Roland the Gunslinger hits the big screen
"...least a dozen times before venturing anywhere near a tower not already occupied by Sauron before hitting The Dark..."

Aug. 11, 2017 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Who Did the Animation for Keith Maitland’s Documentary Tower?
Minnow Mountain’s Craig Staggs talks art & drama & Austin & Earp
"...The Tower documentary itself focuses, as Richard Whittaker points out in..."

March 25, 2016 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Tower Heist
Sensitive to the zeitgeist of the moment, this Brett Ratner film with the A-list cast is a real people-pleaser.
"...canny about how to mine that rage for laughs, Tower Heist is like Ocean’s Eleven meets class consciousness. Ben..."

Nov. 4, 2011 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Tower Lands on Oscars Doc Shortlist
15 advance, including local film about the UT shootings
"...When Austin filmmaker Keith Maitland’s Tower had its world premiere in March at the South..."

Dec. 6, 2016 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Day Trips: Tucker Tower, Okla.
Stone castle tower provides spectacular view of Oklahoma's Lake Murray State Park
"...Tucker Tower in Oklahoma's Lake Murray State Park was built as..."

Aug. 12, 2016 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips: Reunion Tower, Dallas
Get a bird's-eye view of Big D from the tower's observation deck
"...Reunion Tower lets you see why they call Dallas "Big D."..."

Dec. 18, 2015 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

FF2012: James Moran Climbs The 'Tower Block'
UK writer and Fantastic Fest veteran on genre TV and ghettos
"...screen: comedy horror Cockneys Versus Zombies and survival shocker Tower Block. So where's he been for six years?..."

Sept. 26, 2012 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

SXSW Film Review: Tower
Keith Maitland's film focuses on the survivors of the UT massacre
"...them off will give an insight into their crimes. Tower, the revolutionary documentary on the 1966 UT Tower shootings,..."

March 13, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Kickstart Your Weekend: 'Tower'
New documentary will focus on the 1966 UT Tower shooting
"...Charles Whitman killed his wife and mother, climbed the Tower, and shot another 14 total strangers before he was..."

April 10, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Officer Who Killed UT Tower Sniper Dies at 72
The Austin Police Department mourns the death of Houston McCoy
"...during his 1966 rampage from the University of Texas tower's observation deck, died this week in his hometown of..."

Dec. 28, 2012 News Post by Monica Riese

UT Tower Shooting 50th Anniversary
"...at Austin commemorates the 50th anniversary of the UT Tower shooting with a Tower Garden re-dedication ceremony and memorial..."

Aug. 1, 2016 Photo Gallery

DVDanger: 'Tower Block'
UK suspense with a thick slice of social realism and bloodshed
"...Tower Block (available now on Blu-ray from Shout! Factory) drops..."

July 8, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Dwarfing the Frost Tower
Two new skyscrapers coming to Congress
"...The much-vaunted Frost Bank Tower, with its 33 floors, will soon be dwarfed by..."

May 26, 2006 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

The Tower Goes Black
UT to keep the tower darkened in memory of the Virginia Tech victims.
"...Here's a statement from UT President William Powers Jr. Tower Darkens in Remembrance of Virginia Tech Tragedy The University..."

April 17, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

The 2016-17 Austin Music Awards’ Texan Tower of Song
Thirty-five years of AMAs? More like 181 years of Texas on one stage, on one night!
"...Remember Lovett's Texan tower of song, 1998 double album Step Inside This House?..."

March 10, 2017 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Occupy the Tower
'Shared Services' protest leads to arrests
"...for the past 14 months, and went to UT’s tower to “sit and wait there until President Powers actually..."

April 25, 2014 News Post by Lizzie Jespersen

Floating a Name for Frost Tower
"...Dear Editor, Anyone familiar with the BellSouth Tower in Nashville, Tenn., will know that it is nicknamed..."

Nov. 23, 2004 Postmarks

Tower of Ill Dispute
When the city settled its boundary dispute with Lumbermen's Investment Corp., it didn't close the book -- it opened up a sequel.
"...build on top of it: a 180-foot luxury condo tower. Because current zoning only allows a height of 120..."

Sept. 28, 2001 News Feature by Amy Smith

Shared Services Uproar: Students Busted in Tower Sit-In
Tensions around job sharing plan peak
"...with Powers for more than a year. "In the tower," she recalled, "students chanted, 'We're excited, we're united, we're..."

May 2, 2014 News Feature by Lizzie Jespersen

Faulty Tower: Anti-LGBT Money Behind Fairmont Austin
Doug Manchester was a major donor in the fight against same-sex marriage
"...be the only shady thing about the project. The tower is being financed by Manchester Texas Financial Group, whose..."

March 15, 2013 News Feature by Brandon Watson

Faulty Tower
The financier behind Fairmont Austin is not exactly gay-friendly
"...be the only shady thing about the project. The tower is being financed by Manchester Texas Financial Group, whose..."

March 6, 2013 News Post by Brandon Watson

Taco Tower Project on Council's Plate
The Taco PUD wins divided blessing of Planning Commission

June 21, 2013 News Feature by Elizabeth Pagano

Everything Must Go
Tower's last hours
"...On its final day, Sunday, June 13, Tower Records is full of customers. It's a day when..."

June 25, 2004 Music Feature by Matt Dentler

For Whom the Bells Toll
Lege enacts campus carry on the 50th anniversary of the UT Tower shooting
"...The University of Texas at Austin tower carillon tolled at 11:40am...."

Aug. 5, 2016 News Feature by Annamarya Scaccia

All Things Must Pass
Spirited doc traces the rise and fall of Tower Records
"...a lively history of the rise and fall of Tower Records. At once a celebratory history and cautionary tale,..."

Nov. 6, 2015 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Mass Shootings and Musical History
Tower and A Song for You explore different sides of Austin
"...University of Texas Massacre, also known as the UT Tower Shooting, of 1966. He was living in New York,..."

March 11, 2016 Screens Feature by Sean L. Malin

Boom Boom... Out Go the Lights
Charles Whitman in the UT Tower
"...The publication of A Sniper in the Tower: The Charles Whitman Murders by Gary M. Lavergne (University..."

Sept. 5, 1997 Books Feature by Tom Aiken

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