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Surprisingly smart techno-thriller goes for the brain and the jugular
"...give visions of our bioengineered future an intellectual sheen, Upgrade, the latest film from the Blumhouse horror factory (through..."

June 1, 2018 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

Leigh Whannell Gets an Upgrade
Insidious creator gets techno, and talks the Blumhouse model
"...modern horror master. His new film as a director, Upgrade, is a change of tone, "a film where I..."

May 31, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

SXSW Film Review: Upgrade
Cyberpunk action thriller has a few hidden features
"...AI was a thing. But what, asks cyberpunk action-thriller Upgrade, if it's the human mind that's the virtual specter?..."

March 19, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Upgrade Coming for the Contemporary Austin
$3 million renovation coming for the museum's downtown home
"...floors. And the museum's humidity controls are receiving an upgrade that will put them on par with those of..."

Sept. 10, 2015 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Alt.Country Upgrade
Detailing the still-wet merger of Doolittle and New West Records

April 14, 2000 Music Feature by Jerry Renshaw

A tech-addicted man finds an unexpected life coach in his phone's virtual assistant
" time. When a tech-addicted man is forced to upgrade his phone, the latest model comes with an unexpected..."

Oct. 11, 2019 Movie Review

Ralph Breaks the Internet
Disney gets a lot of the bugs out of their arcade franchise
"...Breaks the Internet remasters the original with a major upgrade: Litwak's Arcade now has internet access. Ralph and Vanellope..."

Nov. 21, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

A Plan for Pease Park’s Future
New master plan includes phase one redesign and upgrade of park's southernmost 13 acres
"...Park and the initial phase of the redesign and upgrade of the southernmost 13 acres of the park. The..."

Nov. 16, 2018 News Feature by Michael King

Spring Breakers
In turns appealing and horrifying, those contrasts are at the heart of Harmony Korine’s latest outing.
"...feature, 2009’s Trash Humpers. But more than the technical upgrade, Korine seems to be working in a more populist..."

March 22, 2013 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Iron Man 2
Despite a high tech sheen and an excellent but overstuffed cast, this sequel feels more like a setup for the upcoming Avengers movie than its own picture.
"...However, his interactions with Iron Man and Iron Man knockoff/upgrade War Machine (piloted by Cheadle's Col. Rhodes) seem poorly..."

May 7, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence
Visually stunning sequel to the cult 1995 anime.
"...Directed by: Mamoru Oshî. Post-apocalyptic neo-noir gets a ferocious upgrade in this loquacious albeit visually stunning sequel to the..."

Sept. 17, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Arthouse Curator Elizabeth Dunbar finds a promotion under the tree
"...of ever-busy Director Sue Graze. Also getting a job upgrade is Jennifer Gardner, who is now special projects manager,..."

Dec. 25, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Out With the Old ...
Upgrades, Updates and New Toys for Your PC
"...fully and completely upgradable," assured Smiley Salesperson. "You can upgrade this puppy to your heart's content. Heck, keep upgrading..."

Aug. 14, 1998 Screens Feature by John Avignone

Spider-Man's nemesis gets a spin-off without web-head
"...action movie starring sorta-Tom Hardy is better? Leigh Whannell’s Upgrade caught audiences by surprise by showcasing inventive fight choreography..."

Oct. 12, 2018 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

All Together Now
City makes some headway on synchronizing traffic lights
"...part of the bond, a portion was appropriated to upgrade the city's traffic signal system. For those who think..."

July 21, 2000 News Feature by Jonathan David Carroll

Just the Facts for Macs
"...It's not that you can't upgrade a Mac, you can, but there are fewer options...."

Aug. 21, 1998 Screens Feature by John Avignone

The Hunt
Scathing action-satire is more than Elites versus Deplorables
"...Kill Bill and Leigh Whannel's camera-flipping, teeth-shaking work in Upgrade...."

March 13, 2020 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

The Invisible Man
Universal Monsters update thrills as a high-octane Gaslight
"...a visual as we’d expect from the director of Upgrade...."

Feb. 28, 2020 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

... In With the New
More on Upgrades for PCs
"...Last week we looked at internal upgrade options for your PC. This week we'll talk about..."

Aug. 21, 1998 Screens Feature by John Avignone

The Luv Doc: Bickering
Video can be a really effective learning device
" YouTube. Sure, you might have to buy the upgrade for a month, but showing your parents actual evidence..."

Aug. 21, 2020 Column by The Luv Doc

Then There's This: Salvaging a Middle Ground
Once a scrap yard, always a scrap yard
"...traded company whose reported 2011 revenues topped $3 billion, upgrade its site with state-of-the-art technology to capture vehicle fluids,..."

March 30, 2012 News Column by Amy Smith

After a Fashion
Fish tickle Your Style Avatar as he does math and learns about paying it forward
"...But there was no way we could afford the upgrade. My mom hit upon the idea of having me..."

Jan. 21, 2011 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

This Week's Waste of Time
Meta Games That Run Deep by Staying Shallow
"...Barth (Sorry, but everyone has a thesis.).]?).].) It's called Upgrade Complete and the objective is to earn enough points/money..."

Aug. 13, 2009 Screens Post by James Renovitch

Social media and fairy tales meet in this gorgeous, grounded version of Beauty and the Beast
"...decade later, and his ideas receive a next gen upgrade with Belle, a complex but incredibly accessible look at..."

Jan. 14, 2022 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Best Russian Mail Order Brides Sites, Top Dating Sites To Find European & Russian Girls in 2022
Best Russian Mail Order Brides Sites for Love in 2022
"...easy to use and offers exclusive features when you upgrade to a premium membership that includes unlimited messages, the..."

Jan. 6, 2022 Sponsored Post

Free Will Astrology
Your weekly horoscope, November 5-11
"...I am hoping for you to accomplish a permanent upgrade in your love for yourself, which should lead to..."

Nov. 5, 2021 Column by Rob Brezsny

Free Will Astrology
Your weekly horoscope, October 22-28
" will refine your assumptions about each other and upgrade your hopes for each other. Be playful and have..."

Oct. 22, 2021 Column by Rob Brezsny

Opinion: PACE Program May Provide Pandemic Lifeline to Businesses, Nonprofits, Private Schools
Travis County Commissioner Brigid Shea and Travis County Tax Assessor-Collector Bruce Elfant make the case for a clean energy program
"...the February freeze has many property owners looking to upgrade to environmentally or energy-friendly fixes. The question is: How..."

Oct. 1, 2021 Column by Brigid Shea

Is Chaturbate Good? An In-Depth Review
We Reveal All There Is To Know About This Mega Cam Site
"...the site provides its users, which allows them to upgrade from a free basic account to a premium one...."

Sept. 2, 2021 Ads Post

The Last Full Measure
A true story of a hero denied recognition
"...Full Measure tries to describe why Pitsenbarger got the upgrade, and the process that saw the original application for..."

Jan. 24, 2020 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

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