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The Dancer Upstairs
"...past in an unnamed South American city, The Dancer Upstairs is a character piece-cum-detective story wherein precious few of..."

May 16, 2003 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Threadgill’s Upstairs Store for Rent
Owners seek contributors to “cultural petri dish”
"...second-story, roughly 2,600-square-foot room that’s alternatively been dubbed “the upstairs store” or “the banquet space” since the building was..."

Feb. 5, 2018 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Upstairs, Downstairs: The Metaphors of Parasite
Bong Joon-ho on his obsession with stairs, Psycho, and how we eat

Nov. 1, 2019 Screens Feature by Jenny Nulf

Upstairs, Downstairs: The Visual Metaphors of Parasite
Bong Joon-ho talks stairs, smells, and Psycho

Oct. 30, 2019 Screens Post by Jenny Nulf

Ben Stiller and Drew Barrymore play a young couple is driven batty by a geriatric neighbor from hell.
"...dreadfully amiss in this Duplex. At its worst, this upstairs-downstairs farce set in a historical Brooklyn brownstone is just..."

Oct. 3, 2003 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

High Art
"...bathtub causes Syd one evening to knock on her upstairs neighbor's door to check on the plumbing. Once inside,..."

June 26, 1998 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Old School, Au Courant
Jean Pierre's Upstairs is a restaurant of the old school; it emphasizes service over scene, and all employees act like professionals. Each diner is treated like he or she is the only person in the room. But the food is also surprisingly avant-garde, Chronicle food writer Rachel Feit reveals in a review of Jean Pierre's Upstairs.
"...Jean Pierre's Upstairs3500 Jefferson, 454-4811..."

Sept. 17, 1999 Food Feature by Rachel Feit

Jojo Rabbit
Anti-hate satire in the ruins of the Reich finds heart and humor in the chaos
"...a young Jewish girl, Elsa (McKenzie), in the walls upstairs. But that discovery and the tentative steps toward mutual..."

Oct. 25, 2019 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Downton Abbey
The beloved Masterpiece series makes a royal return
"...If you already know who lives comfortably upstairs (the Crawley family) and toils day and night downstairs..."

Sept. 20, 2019 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Beach Rats
A moody take on the Jersey Shore
"...checking out gay chat rooms on the computer, while upstairs his father lies in bed dying of cancer. Frankie’s..."

Sept. 8, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Morrow vs. Trump vs. the GOP
Travis County GOP rudderless, broke after ousting chair
"...and the emergency Travis County Republican Party press conference upstairs, certainly put an interesting spin on her day...."

Aug. 26, 2016 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Princess Kaiulani
This costume-drama and historical romance tells the story of Hawaii's last princess.
"...paean to Hawaii's final princess is, ultimately, a dull, Upstairs Downstairs affair. That's partly because it dances (eloquently, but..."

June 4, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Heartbreak Kid
Ben Stiller stars in this smart and winning remake of a 1972 Neil Simon-penned comedy about a man who falls in love with another woman on his honeymoon.
"...But what to do about the sun-blown sex bomb upstairs? The Farrelly brothers have always leavened their gross-out strain..."

Oct. 5, 2007 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus
From the director and writer of Secretary comes this odd fictional biopic about this photographer's impulses.
"...things get funky. Arbus becomes obsessed with her new upstairs neighbor, Lionel (Downey Jr.). A reclusive man, Lionel is..."

Dec. 8, 2006 Movie Review by Toddy Burton

November, starring Courteney Cox, is a dense, dark head-trip of a movie that seems like the bastard offspring of Memento and Mullholland Dr.
"...mysterious phone calls, and creepy noises from the neighbors upstairs. As the intentionally untrustworthy storyline unfolds, Sophie begins seeing..."

Sept. 2, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Gosford Park
The servants know all in this Altman mystery set in a British countryside estate in the Thirties.
"...delicious fun. Much of the pleasure derives from the upstairs/downstairs dynamic in which the servants know and feel far..."

Jan. 11, 2002 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Scent of Green Papaya
"...of cruelty; and a mourning grandmother never leaves her upstairs bedroom/prayer altar. Yet all this unhappiness is beneath the..."

May 6, 1994 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Highway Patrolman
"...remorseful one night in a local bar, he's swept upstairs by a pretty, heroin-addicted prostitute (Bauche) in whose life..."

April 8, 1994 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

"...a room in her tiny apartment. While they are upstairs trysting, Sayoko is downstairs thumbing through a coffee table..."

July 30, 1993 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Emma & Elvis
"...a great deal of time locked away in her upstairs editing room at home. There she can also avoid..."

May 14, 1993 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Alan & Naomi
"...of the Gestapo, arrives to stay with the family upstairs. Now, what do you suppose is going to happen?..."

April 24, 1992 Movie Review by Kathleen Maher

" reported by his mother, flies off through the upstairs window. The story is shot like a television news..."

Aug. 30, 1991 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

You Must Never Break the Chain
Aussie on Aussie: Wolfmother vs. the Grates
"...made Dhani Harrison crouch down for a better look upstairs on the Stubb’s VIP deck, while Wolfmother, Friday night’s..."

Nov. 3, 2009 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Guide to Austin Improv
The venues, events, troupes, and individuals who have transformed Austin into a "Yes, and" boomtown
"...set: Get Up, Sat., Sept. 3, 10:30pm, Hideout – Upstairs Shana Merlin..."

Aug. 26, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Out of Bounds: The Lineup
"...7:30pm, Hideout upstairs..."

Aug. 27, 2010 Arts Feature

Out of Bounds
"...8pm upstairs:..."

Aug. 25, 2006 Arts Feature

Out of Bounds: The lineup
"...8pm, Hideout upstairs..."

Aug. 31, 2007 Arts Feature

Out of Bounds
"...8pm Upstairs:..."

Sept. 2, 2005 Arts Feature

TCB scales the Wall of Sound festival at Fort Worth's Ridglea Theater
"...sudden crescendos capped by mournful viola and glittering vibraphone. Upstairs, Pink Nasty brought heavy, snarling pop similar to PJ..."

April 14, 2006 Music Column by Christopher Gray

TV Rocks
"...Estes) and Amanda (Heather Locklear) were auditioning singers for Upstairs, the jazz club that Kyle started a couple of..."

Oct. 23, 1998 Screens Column by Margaret Moser

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