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Country Variety
"...For my mother and me, it was the TV variety show, and more specifically, The Johnny Cash Show...."

April 16, 1999 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

The Mstk 3000 Christmas Variety Show
"...Erler, Owen Egerton and Jerm Pollet. The MSTK3000 Christmas Variety Show blends comedy and movies as comics Jerm Pollet,..."

Dec. 14, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Luv Doc: A Mind-Boggling Variety of Sensory Input
"...course, nobody wants to seem ungrateful for the mind-boggling variety of sensory input the universe already offers, but wouldn't..."

Jan. 13, 2012 Column

Luv Doc Recommends: Gagarazzi: A Lady Gaga Burlesque and Variety Show
The HighBall, Friday, September 30, 2011
"...your own at Gagarazzi: A Lady Gaga Burlesque and Variety Show. Enjoy drink specials, a raffle, comedy, music, and..."

Sept. 30, 2011 Column by The Luv Doc

Carol Burnett
The great comedienne explains what made her show work and why recent attempts don't
"...Was there ever a better friend to the television variety show than Carol Burnett? Her show's expert blend of..."

Jan. 9, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The British Animation Invasion
"...two hours and genuinely sustains your interest throughout. The variety and inventiveness are apparent and the vitality and humor..."

June 28, 1991 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Juliet, Naked
Nick Hornby adaptation debunks the myth of authenticity
"...Everyone has obsessions, be they of the pop culture variety or of the path-not-taken variety. To hearken back to..."

Aug. 31, 2018 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Thank God I'm a Lesbian
"...approximately one dozen women speaking their thoughts on a variety of subjects. Representing a range of ethnicities and backgrounds,..."

June 24, 1994 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Famine Within
"...food. Admirably, she demonstrates the ability to entertain a variety of different theories relying on sociologists, anthropologists, a Jungian..."

Jan. 17, 1992 Movie Review by Kathleen Maher

Paper Cuts
New Austin music picks from francene rouelle, variety
"...spin.  – Carys Anderson Try Aging by No Desire variety, “Plover”..."

Jan. 26, 2024 Music Feature by Carys Anderson

21 Years: Richard Linklater
A subject as worthy of a documentary as this one is deserves a more thoughtful approach than this star-studded tribute.
"...There’s enough commentary from a variety of speakers about Richard Linklater’s artistic voice in this..."

Nov. 14, 2014 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Luminous Motion
"...years since Bette Gordon made her last feature film Variety, a fascinating work that, among other things, had the..."

July 7, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Film Flam
Paul Stekler named Mentor of the Year, and other film news
"...2014 Mentor of the Year by the trade magazine Variety...."

May 5, 2014 Screens Post by Marjorie Baumgarten

Austin Fermentation Festival Brings in the Funk
Local farmer’s markets break it down this month
"...science aside, fermented products can be seen in a variety of ways, be it miso, kimchi, or kombucha...."

Oct. 7, 2022 Food Post by Leena Alali

Qmmunity: Black and Queer Creativity
Speaking to Black and Queer AF variety show host Aira Juliet about showcasing Black creativity, plus queer events coming up
"...& Night. Co-hosted by The Little Gay Shop, Sunday's variety show of all-Black, all-queer talent from creative fields across..."

Feb. 25, 2022 Column by James Scott

The Fall of the American Empire
Oscar winner Denys Arcand mixes crime, political commentary
"...that Arcand uses to hang many discourses on a variety of contemporary issues, such as the indigenous homeless population..."

June 28, 2019 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Knife + Heart
Perfect postmodernism among Paris' porn scene in this retro-giallo
"...that owes as much to Eighties films Vortex and Variety. I even sense a nod to neo-realism when Anne..."

April 12, 2019 Movie Review by Danielle White

Seven Spots to Get Amazing Tamales in Austin
A fan of masa but a mess in the kitchen? Leave it to the pros.
"...Delicious, portable, and endlessly customizable with an infinite variety of possible fillings, tamales are a crowd-pleasing treat that..."

Jan. 26, 2019 Food Post by Emily Beyda

Born in China
The Disneyfication of nature continues
"...a number of years by several cinematographers in a variety of locations in China. Primarily, the film focuses on..."

April 28, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Ottoman Lieutenant
Corny romance set during the Armenian Genocide
"...the native actors, who all perform in supporting roles. Variety states that the film is Turkish-funded, and the many..."

March 10, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Equity
High-wire drama about women working on Wall St. is also made by women
"...reality of women working on Wall Street from a variety of angles. Narratively, some of the film’s plotting is..."

Aug. 19, 2016 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Fifty Shades of Black
Marlon Wayons takes on another spoof
"...be they of the Dirk Diggler or Ken doll variety, and lots of mimed coitus. (Kudos, however, to the..."

Feb. 5, 2016 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

2015 Academy Award-Nominated Live-Action Short Films
This live-action group is unified by a general desire to tug at the heartstrings.
"...time dryly observing rural Tibetans being photographed against a variety of exotic backdrops before delivering a somber punchline. Israel’s..."

Jan. 30, 2015 Movie Review by William Goss

Lucy
Scarlett Johansson goes totally badass in this far-fetched but riveting Luc Besson action film.
"...glorious mess, a film that casually wanders through a variety of genres. Which is fine. Besson can mosey wherever..."

July 25, 2014 Movie Review by Louis Black

Chinese Puzzle
A large extended family becomes the natural, yet sometimes awkward outgrowth of modern-day relationships In this romantic piece from France.
"...a rich brew of modern screwball comedy as a variety of different romantic couplings are acted out...."

May 30, 2014 Movie Review by Louis Black

V/H/S/2
Horror anthology scares up few thrills.
"...all of the imagery is of the low-light, shaky-cam variety. A wraparound story about a couple of sleazy detectives..."

July 26, 2013 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Epic
This imaginative 3-D animated fantasy takes place in a forest world.
"...well because of a dozen small touches, a wide variety of interesting characters, and any numbers of bits of..."

May 24, 2013 Movie Review by Louis Black

Movie Rights to Ernie Cline's 'Armada' Sold
Seven figures paid for local author's follow-up to 'Ready Player One'
"...tune of at least a million dollars according to Variety...."

Dec. 6, 2012 Screens Post by James Renovitch

Margaret
A tangled post-production history kept this Kenneth Lonergan film from completion for six years, and its story about teenage trauma suffers as a result. But, oh, what a cast.
"...course of the film, Lisa seeks advice from a variety of adults, all of whom fail her in one..."

Oct. 7, 2011 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Insidious
Insidious, from the original Saw team, lacks thrills and originality.
"...to be found are of the rickety, spring-loaded, papier-mâché variety, heavily daubed with garish fright lighting and bargain-basement "gotcha"..."

April 1, 2011 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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