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Opinion: Don't Be Fooled – Universal Access to Health Care is a Good Thing
A medical student explains why universal health coverage is the fiscally responsible – and most moral – choice
"...political circles to refer to the quest for government-provided universal health coverage as "socialized medicine." This rhetorical scare tactic..."

Nov. 20, 2020 Column by Drew Sanderson

Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning
The fourth entry in this series is surprisingly complex and ambitious.
"...a surprisingly complex and ambitious fourth entry in the Universal Soldier series (not counting TV-only efforts) which began in..."

Nov. 30, 2012 Movie Review by Louis Black

Universal Soldier
"...Wells and Jerry Orbach. This summer's pumped-up action flick, Universal Soldier may flex its muscles at every opportunity, but..."

July 17, 1992 Movie Review by Steve Davis

'Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning' Hits VOD in the Brain
Action reboot revives the sci-fi action franchise as psycho-mystery
"...expect it to be the latest installment of the Universal Soldier franchise, available now on VOD...."

Oct. 30, 2012 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Mondo Exclusive: First Look at Cute Monsters For Universal Show
Pop art master Mike Mitchell chibis the count and the creature
"...Mondo Gallery show highlighting the demigods of ghoulish, the Universal Monsters, opens this weekend. We've got an exclusive first..."

Oct. 17, 2012 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Universal Soldier: The Return
"...asked for a sequel to the meatheaded 1992 blastorama, Universal Soldier, the results of my informal market research are..."

Aug. 27, 1999 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Imagine Universal Income
It's easy if you try
"...That’s the provocative question posed by the Universal Income Project, whose founders spoke Wednesday afternoon at SXSW..."

Oct. 13, 2016 News Post by Robyn Ross

Noriega Lays Out Health Plan – Minus Universal Coverage
In a tough race against Cornyn, Noriega tries to distinguish himself on health care
"...hoping that Noriega would be a progressive promoter of universal, single-payer coverage will be let down – he released..."

Sept. 12, 2008 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Universal Harvester
"...decaying marriages, addiction, and domestic violence into sing-alongs. Similarly, Universal Harvester – the very antithesis to standard summer reading..."

June 16, 2017 Music Feature by Abby Johnston

The Universal: Mary Gauthier
Louisiana truthsayer plays twice at the Cactus Cafe Saturday
"...the marrow of the personal connects to a more universal truth. That perspective of experience has steeped her writing..."

Nov. 21, 2014 Music Post by Doug Freeman

Unique and Universal
A look ahead at the Austin Gay and Lesbian International Film Festival
"...to great effect using a unique character to elucidate universal themes. The unique character? Dorian Lagatos, played by McMillian..."

Sept. 30, 2005 Screens Feature by James Renovitch

Checking In: Jake Lloyd Sticks to the Universal Language
“Music ... it teaches, it lifts up, breaks down, warns, criticizes”
"...will access it anyway they can. Music is the universal language, and as you said, it’s used for much..."

Dec. 16, 2020 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Tyler Childers’ Universal Sound
High lonesome and dark-hollered grit
"...Closer “Universal Sound” rousted the crowd for a final singalong, even..."

July 20, 2018 Music Post by Doug Freeman

¡Gaytino! A Universal Experience
Dan Guerrero's one-man show comes to Austin for one night only
"...“It’s not just about being Latino. The show carries universal themes – we all have the same bloody issues.”..."

Dec. 3, 2013 Qmmunity Post by Sarah Marloff

The Universal High School Experience
Sarah Dessen's latest novel is 'The Moon and More'
"...it signed." I like to think my books are universal and anybody who has had the high school experience,..."

Sept. 26, 2013 Books Post by Amy Gentry

Universal Talent
From 1961 to 1992, Julioeloy Mesa worked in the Cuban Institute of Cinematic Industry and Art, making movie posters that earned international awards, exhibitions in museums, and even a permanent collection in the Library of Congress. Though he now lives comfortably in Austin, Texas, Mesa's artistic struggle continues.
"..."Che was a universal personality. He is related to nature and poetry, more..."

July 13, 2001 Arts Feature by Rob Curran

What About Universal Electric Timers?

April 26, 2008 Postmarks

American Cinematheque's Universal Appeal

Feb. 15, 2002 Screens Feature by Will Robinson Sheff

The Wolfman
This monster reboot disappoints terribly, making up in blood and entrails what it lacks in heart and soul.
"...not under a curse like Lon Chaney Jr. in Universal's stone-classic 1941 original (nor suffering from the contraction of..."

Feb. 12, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Mondo Gets Monstrous Again
Gallery mounts second Universal Monsters show
"...Mondo Gallery pulls back the shroud on its second Universal Studios' Monsters show...."

Jan. 19, 2018 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Sicko
Professional gadfly Michael Moore alights on the topic of the shortcomings of the American health-care system, and crafts his most widely accessible film to date.
"...for-profit motives of the insurance industry. Sicko argues that universal health coverage should be regarded as a basic human..."

June 29, 2007 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Hotel Transylvania
There's no need to put a stake in the heart of this animated film full of familiar monsters; it's already deadly dull.
"...Throwing a bunch of Universal classic monster archetypes into an animated film and then..."

Sept. 28, 2012 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Point Austin: Getting Wello
Join the fight for universal health care
"...springboard for a national organizing campaign in support of universal health care. As Moore's film effectively dramatizes, via a..."

July 6, 2007 News Column by Michael King

The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor
This third outing makes it abundantly clear that this once-fresh mummy franchise is dead in everything but name.
"...He's right, too. Before you can say, "Hey, didn't Universal Home Video just release the vastly superior 1932 original..."

Aug. 1, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat
Bad cat makes stink in theatre.
"...to the book, and those folks at DreamWorks and Universal are now nothing but schnooks. They’ve taken a classic..."

Nov. 21, 2003 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Playback: Mother Falcon’s Major Label Deal That Wasn’t
Mother Falcon signs to Universal and seconds later terminates the contract
"...Austin's roughly 15-member indie orchestra had an agreement with Universal Music Classics, classical arm of the largest label on..."

Dec. 9, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Persepolis
This remarkable animated film tells a contemporary story about an Iranian girl’s coming-of-age while navigating the usual pitfalls of adolescence and the Islamic revolution of the Eighties.
"...film from her graphic novels, is both specific and universal, and therein lies a large measure of its appeal...."

Feb. 1, 2008 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Academy Award-Nominated Live Action Shorts 2006
And the Oscar goes to … see the five nominees and judge for yourself.
"...in collaboration with UNICEF and champions the necessity of universal education for both sexes. The film manages a haunting..."

Feb. 16, 2007 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Mummy
"...Fehr and Omid Djalili. In the pantheon of classic Universal monster movies, the original The Mummy, directed in 1932..."

May 7, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Local Politicians Call for Voting by Mail
Sheryl Cole and Mike Siegel demand “common sense and good policy”
"...Mike Siegel today issued a joint press release demanding universal voting by mail, so that “no one [is] at..."

March 13, 2020 News Post by Michael King

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