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Muppets Treasure Island
"...Stevenson's classic novel about pirates and buried riches, Muppet Treasure Island carries on the legacy of the late Jim..."

Feb. 16, 1995 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Treasure Island

Dec. 27, 2001 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Treasure Planet
"...a generation or two. That this futuristic retelling of Treasure Island is as rollicking an adventure yarn as it..."

Nov. 29, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

National Treasure
Reflections on John Sayles' America
"...preparing himself for battle against the colonizers of his island; he is brash enough that a fellow fighter is..."

May 13, 2011 Books Feature by Louis Black

Treasure Chest
The Vault Disney collection dusts off kid classics from its golden era of live-action films. They still fit -- and beautifully.
"...Collection. Each film is indeed restored beautifully. The unsullied island on which the Robinson Family settles is ravishing. Pollyanna's..."

May 10, 2002 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End
This third Pirates outing is an empty vessel haunted by the ghosts of its sabre-rattling betters.
"...wearying exposition make Renny Harlin's garishly overwrought dreadnaught Cutthroat Island seem like a model of restraint, but then again,..."

June 1, 2007 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Treasure Buried Again
"...whenever Austin Theatre for Youth gets close to staging Treasure Island. For two years, the company has been trying..."

Sept. 11, 1998 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Into the Blue
There's a crisp little thriller anchored in this movie about pretty people wearing skimpy swimwear in a beautiful locale.
"...trailer and fantasize about striking it rich from buried treasure. Enter hotshot buddy Bryce (Caan, who’s wrinkly and toothsome..."

Sept. 30, 2005 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

The Yassine Sixth Street Noir
Legends, rumors, unpaid taxes ... and coke on the side
"...and in full SWAT gear, dragging boxes out of Treasure Island and into a U-Haul trailer. That was the..."

May 18, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

SXSW Thursday International Bands
Thursday, pace yourself
"...Roach Gigz (Wed., 11:30pm, Treasure Island; Thu., 9:25pm, Kiss & Fly)..."

March 16, 2012 Music Feature

Invasion of the Kiddie-Lit Plays
Characters from children's literature storm Austin-area stages in July.
" Wonderland and The Owl and the Pussycat to Treasure Island and -- while it might be a bit..."

July 5, 2002 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Fool's Gold
Matthew McConaughey and Kate Hudson star in this tale of two gorgeous, love-tossed, star-crossed treasure hunters who reunite to search for a lost 18th century galleon.
"...the surprisingly convoluted tale of two gorgeous, love-tossed, star-crossed treasure hunters who reunite to search for a long-missing 18th..."

Feb. 8, 2008 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Viva Belize!
You may have to fly to Belize to see Jerry Jeff Walker perform these days; just don't call out any requests
"...the end of a pier on Ambergris Caye, an island off the coast of Belize. The Californian, his beer..."

Sept. 7, 2007 Music Feature by Kevin Brass

SXSW 2012 Tuesday Picks & Sleepers
"...9pm, Treasure Island Leslie Sisson's elegant harmonies lent a delicate twang..."

March 9, 2012 Music Feature

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
The pirate genre will always be buoyed aloft on the swells of outrageous action, ridiculous couture, and the derringest of do – and this sequel is no different.
"...if you catch my driftwood. From Captain Blood to Treasure Island (Disney's 1950 version, that is) to, God help..."

July 14, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Further Reflections

March 26, 1999 Screens Feature

"...Muppet Treasure Island D: Brian Henson; with Tim Curry, the Henson..."

Oct. 18, 1996 Screens Feature

Summer Fun
The Austin shore: beachy fun in Centex
"...with neighbor the Great Outdoors Nursery, enhances this restaurant's island theme. A team of local artists created Habana's full-building..."

May 14, 2004 Features Feature by Meiling Guentzel

Feds Raid Sixth Street Bars
Indictment against club boss includes money laundering, drugs
"...Police Department, multiple agents raided Yassine's Sixth Street venue Treasure Island, followed by raids on other venues run by..."

March 22, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

SXSW Saturday Picks & Sleepers
Saturday blurbs rally!
"...12mid, Treasure Island Despite the name, the Moog's main attraction isn't..."

March 16, 2012 Music Feature

Extra Special
Gift guide
"...WDV, $19.99MUPPET TREASURE ISLAND: Kermit's 50th Anniversary Edition..."

Dec. 9, 2005 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Dream of a New Circus
In the two decades it has taken for Cirque du Soleil to reach Austin for the first time, this Montreal-based troupe has not only reinvented circus as performance art but grown into one of the most unexpected and unlikely of entertainment empires.
"...was custom-built for the troupe, which opened Mystère at Treasure Island in 1993. As more productions have been added..."

May 2, 2003 Arts Feature by Michael Point

"...nostrils. Every day the thin, trampled grass revealed more treasure: crown of bottle caps, silky cigarette filters, jewel-colored candy..."

July 13, 2001 Features Feature by Robin Bradford

Summer Fun
Galveston's past, present, and future come together at the Balinese Room, a resurrected old casino finding new life as a live venue on the Gulf
"...Gigantic Gaugin-inspired murals of island women adorn the walls. The unmistakable redolence of the..."

May 14, 2004 Features Feature by Kate X Messer

Edibles in Isolation
Send Me to a Desert Island, but Let Me Have My ...
"...Banished to a desert island, I'll go quietly if I'm allowed to bring a..."

Jan. 7, 2000 Food Feature

SXSW 1999 Film Spotlights
"...issue #30) They Come at Night (review, issue #29) Treasure Island (review, issue #30) Two Ninas(review, issue #29) Wadd:..."

March 26, 1999 Screens Feature

SXSW 1999 Film Spotlights
"...issue #30) They Come at Night (review, issue #29) Treasure Island (review, issue #30) Two Ninas(review, issue #29) Wadd:..."

March 26, 1999 Screens Feature

Arts Go South?
"...its new home in April of next year. No Treasure This Year..."

March 20, 1998 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Kalling Kathy's Bluff
Kathy Acker and the Lucky Ones
"..."Loosely related to Robert Louis Stevenson's classic Treasure Island, Pussy, King Of The Pirates is a grrrl..."

Feb. 21, 1997 Books Feature by Tom Aiken

Bob Byington and Kaley Wheless Go to Nebraska in Frances Ferguson
Small-town sins follow an unlikeable person in this likable film
"...Likes Me, Infinity Baby, and the oft-forgotten 1999 comedy Treasure Island, which starred both Offerman and Byington and was..."

March 8, 2019 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

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