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Black's Utter Contempt for the Majority of People
"...after an insincere apology, has once again revealed the utter contempt he feels for the majority of people who..."

Dec. 4, 2009 Postmarks

Bush's Utter Failure
"...impossible for even Bush's intransigent supporters to deny his utter failure as a president. Following 9/11, Bush's handlers were..."

Sept. 9, 2005 Postmarks

Utter Hypocrisy of Letter's Claims
"...values on which we were founded" only demonstrates the utter hypocrisy of many ideas that can be carried under..."

Feb. 14, 2005 Postmarks

Also this week: Utter
"...Utter, which welcomes everyone but features the likes of Scott..."

Feb. 14, 2003 Books Feature

Utter 'Bullhead'
Drafthouse Films 'Bullhead' is shortlisted for Oscar

Jan. 20, 2012 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

The Utter Daveness of Dave!
A farewell tribute to artist and co-founder of the Fresh Up Club Dave Bryant

Aug. 19, 2005 Arts Feature by Rachel Koper

The Natural Center of Gravity
Utter Reading Series at the Austin History Center
"...photograph by Kenny Braun For writers aiming for literary..."

May 9, 1997 Books Feature by Phil West

Helmut Newton: The Bad and the Beautiful
The fashion photographer's contradictions, from the glamazons who knew him
"...mythological pedestal, Newton offset the real world by his utter opposition to naturalism. Possibly this could be better explained..."

July 24, 2020 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Pacific Rim Uprising
Robots vs. monsters sequel is pure scrap.
"...robot movies, like Gigantor and Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla, is utter rubbish compared to its 2013 precursor. Enter with low..."

March 23, 2018 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power
Al Gore reminds us (once again) that climate change is real
"...remains: The very powerful rarely pay attention to the utter truth...."

Aug. 11, 2017 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Gods of Egypt
We already have a strong contender for the worst film of 2016
"...blind) you in the hope you’ll forgive the movie’s utter crappiness. Nice try, but a futile one. Convinced its..."

March 4, 2016 Movie Review by Steve Davis

The ever-popular YA novels spring to life with Jack Black
"...half-baked. While these shortcomings could be forgivable, the film’s utter lack of scariness defies pardon, particularly when you take..."

Oct. 23, 2015 Movie Review by Steve Davis

The Transporter Refueled
The franchise soldiers on – sans Jason Statham
"...What sinks The Transporter Refueled is its utter lack of fresh imagination, starting with a script seemingly..."

Sept. 11, 2015 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Unfinished Song
Vanessa Redgrave and Terence Stamp bring vitality to their roles in film otherwise filled with cliches about aging and the curative power of singing your heart out.
"...This British import would be utter rubbish were it not for the engaging presence of..."

July 5, 2013 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Normally a maker of big, explosive movies, Roland Emmerich directs this conspiracy-minded potboiler which questions the veracity of Shakespeare's authorship.
"...Derek Jacobi), make for a pleasantly ridiculous descent into utter confabulation...."

Oct. 28, 2011 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

This Oscar-nominated Israeli film reveals not only the divides between Jews and Arabs, but also those between Muslims and Christians, young and old, men and women, and rich and poor.
"...a deeply affecting film that sides only with the utter absurdity and fruitlessness of the conflict. War is hell,..."

April 23, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Post Grad
Bland to the point of pointlessness, Post Grad follows the inane highs and lows of a perky young optimist.
"...Reitman, who should know better, and directed with an utter absence of style by Shrek's Jenson, this is the..."

Aug. 21, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Crank: High Voltage
If Takashi Miike happened to be possessed by the spirit of Chuck Jones, the result might turn out something like this sequel.
"...Voltage ups the ante, this time with complete and utter disregard for any of the conventional rules of story,..."

April 24, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Fired Up
This new teen sex comedy is both sexist and prudish.
"...from the 2005 Vince Vaughn/Owen Wilson hit with such utter shamelessness, you have to wonder if royalty checks are..."

Feb. 20, 2009 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Friday the 13th
The latest coming of Our Man in the Hockey Mask was filmed in Austin.
"...Dunes ain't Crystal Lake, and everything here is an utter fake, a dullsville yawnfest, a crummy Bay mistake. Mad,..."

Feb. 13, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Tropic Thunder
Instead of entering the jungle to find the heart of darkness, Ben Stiller goes in to take aim at the Achilles' heel of Hollywood: its utter pomposity and self-importance.
"...take aim at the Achilles' heel of Hollywood: its utter pomposity and self-importance. Stiller’s barbs have not been this..."

Aug. 15, 2008 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Astronaut Farmer
This note-perfect film by the Polish brothers almost could be a relic from another age, an inspirational drama about staying true to one’s dreams no matter the social, economic, or emotional cost.
"...gentler time, what makes the film work is its utter sincerity and perfect command of the overall tone. Madsen,..."

Feb. 23, 2007 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Queen
This Helen Mirren starrer provides a glimpse of the British monarchy at a contemporary crossroads between supreme dominance and utter irrelevancy.
"...monarchy at a contemporary crossroads between supreme dominance and utter irrelevancy. The royal family is the physical embodiment of..."

Oct. 27, 2006 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

My Country, My Country
Using the Iraqi democratic elections in early 2005 as its focal point, this powerful documentary is the sad lament of Iraqis who truly want the best for their homeland, despite seemingly overwhelming odds.
"...What is remarkable about Poitras' work here is the utter lack of polemic or propaganda that other documentarians increasingly..."

Aug. 25, 2006 Movie Review by Steve Davis

The Ring Two
Narrative listlessness and a lack of scares makes this mother-and-son reunion a shabby affair.
"...of "so what?" Worse than that, however, is the utter lack of scares. This is, after all, a horror..."

March 25, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Lost in Translation
Sofia Coppola spins a unique tale about a yearning, indelible love-affair-that-isn’t between characters played by Bill Murray and this season's It Girl Scarlett Johansson.
"...smirk that counts. And what’s underneath the smirk is utter despair. Here (in a part Coppola wrote specifically for..."

Sept. 26, 2003 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Last Kiss
The Italian film which was adapted for the American remake starring Zach Braff.
"...down at the tail-end of the picture, when its utter obviousness should have positioned it right at the beginning...."

Oct. 18, 2002 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

New Best Friend
"...steamy bi-sex (with Lolita herself, Dominique Swain), and an utter lack of regard for her studies. She also goes..."

April 12, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Collateral Damage
"...of the worst dialogue Schwarzenegger has ever had to utter. Davis, who has shown some flair with action in..."

Feb. 8, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Left Luggage
"...cute Simcha (Monty), who, although five, has yet to utter his first word. Then there's Krabbé as the Kalman..."

April 6, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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