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Cine Las Americas Review: El Vigilante
Clasutrophobic Mexican crime drama finds enigma in shadows
"...Diego Ros has set a high bar with El Vigilante (The Night Guard), a Spanish-language thriller that follows a..."

May 7, 2018 Screens Post by Austin Sanders

Vigilante Gaming Bar Welcomes Both Novices and Experts
New tabletop haven might be your next favorite watering hole
"...hubs in Austin," says Zack Daschofsky, marketing director of Vigilante. No stranger to LAN parties in his youth, Daschofsky..."

March 31, 2017 Screens Feature by Robert M. Reyes

Vigilante
Gaming bar rolls the dice with mixed small plates
"...its front and back of house so compartmentalized as Vigilante on N. Lamar's Midtown Commons. Of course, the gaming-focused..."

March 31, 2017 Food Feature by Brandon Watson

SXSW Film: Blockers & A Vigilante Red Carpets
"...Olivia Wilde attends the premiere of A Vigilante at the Paramount Theatre..."

March 11, 2018 Photo Gallery

South Austin Vigilante Homicide
Man takes matters into his own hands, kills alleged car thief
"...unusual one. Last Monday, Oct. 6, about 9pm, some vigilante action went down that left a 25-year-old black man,..."

Oct. 17, 2014 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

South Austin Vigilante Killer Sentenced
Joseph Mobley gets five years for manslaughter

March 10, 2017 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Cartel Land
Vigilante groups on both sides of the border fight the Mexican cartels in this harrowing doc
"...Vigilante groups fighting the Mexican crime cartels are the subject..."

July 10, 2015 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Green Hornet
This Hornet's a cheesy and borderline-boring cream puff of a vigilante.
"...Williams' hai-karate-kicking onscreen partner, Bruce Lee, Gondry's update of vigilante crime fighter the Green Hornet's escapades is above all..."

Jan. 14, 2011 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Harry Brown
Michael Caine gets his Charles Bronson on in this British vigilante drama.
"...Caine gets his Charles Bronson on in this British vigilante drama. Exploitative and crass, the film paints an ugly..."

May 14, 2010 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Death Wish
Bruce Willis picks up where Charles Bronson left off.
"...helped usher in a golden era of films romanticizing vigilante justice (though in truth, violent personal revenge has been..."

March 9, 2018 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)
Harleen makes her own way without Mr. J.
"...a few friends, including singer-with-a-secret Dinah Lance (Smollett-Bell) and vigilante Helena Bertinelli (Winstead)...."

Feb. 14, 2020 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase
The original girl detective makes a modern return
"...has also morphed into a juvenile delinquent who dispenses vigilante justice (no spilled blood) to deserving wrongdoers, resulting in..."

March 15, 2019 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Cold Pursuit
Liam Neeson is Mr. Plow ... with a vengeance
"...A vicious little black comedy masquerading as a generic vigilante justice actioner, Cold Pursuit is whiteout-noir with a pulp..."

Feb. 15, 2019 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Peppermint
Jennifer Garner assumes an Alias to get revenge
"...robber to weigh in on the vagaries of chance, vigilante films have courted controversy at the box office. In..."

Sept. 14, 2018 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

The LEGO Batman Movie
The Dark Knight returns to Legoland
"...this fun-for-all follow-up that deconstructs the action hero’s brooding vigilante persona, brick-by-brick. It’s as if the Dark Knight somehow..."

Feb. 10, 2017 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back
Tom Cruise isn't having any fun in this boilerplate actioner
"...Reacher (Cruise) roams around as a sort of vagrant vigilante. He’s off the grid until he smells trouble and..."

Oct. 21, 2016 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Almost Holy
Doc chronicles one pastor's mission to keep Ukrainian kids off the street
"...Pastor Gennadiy “Crocodile” Mokhnenko, partly street-rat savior and partly vigilante, who has founded an orphanage dubbed Pilgrim Republic to..."

June 3, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Gabbar Is Back
Bollywood thriller
"...Kareena Kapoor. Not reviewed at press time. A secret vigilante network that eliminates criminals puts pressure on the police..."

May 1, 2015 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Purge: Anarchy
Back after last year's Purge struck such a unlikely chord, this story about an annual eruption of violence returns in stronger form.
"...hunker down prove futile; and Sergeant (Grillo), a Punisher-like vigilante whose conscience ultimately gets the better of him. Before..."

July 18, 2014 Movie Review by William Goss

Disconnect
This mawkish, preachy picture about technophobia has already dated itself.
"...town, a Facebook-bullying crisis unfolds. Elsewhere is an amateur vigilante plot lifted straight from 2004’s Crash. The storylines of..."

April 26, 2013 Movie Review by Leah Churner

Machete
Robert Rodriguez fulfills his early promise with this Mexploitation action film that also catapults Danny Trejo into full-fledged superhero status.
"...flourish, seen primarily in the personages of a shoot-to-kill vigilante (Johnson) and De Niro’s Senator McLaughlin, a racist who..."

Sept. 3, 2010 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Kick-Ass
Everyone's a superhero these days, and this film based on Mark Millar and John Romita Jr.'s comic book series takes that concept to the Nth degree.
"...living the hero life before entirely thinking through the vigilante ramifications. After assembling his stridently uncool hero outfit online..."

April 16, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Taken
Call it the last cinematic gasp of the Bush era.
"...(Neeson), a former U.S. spy who goes on a vigilante rampage when his daughter (Grace) is kidnapped by a..."

Feb. 6, 2009 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Sex and Death 101
This serial-killer comedy, which screened during Fantastic Fest, is a self-indulgent, snarky, scattershot affair.
"...run-in with the mysterious Death Nell (Ryder), a sexual vigilante stalking predatorial, misogynistic, and just plain boorish men with..."

April 11, 2008 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Death Sentence
Vigilantism is alive and flourishing in this revenge thriller from James Wan, the so-called Splat Pack director of the original Saw movie.
"...the same title. This sequel of sorts implicitly condemns vigilante acts: Instead of settling scores, the retribution only leads..."

Sept. 7, 2007 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Daredevil
"...And when they strap on the leather for their vigilante other halves, Daredevil and Elektra? Even hotter. But first,..."

Feb. 14, 2003 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Jimmy Hollywood
"...out of reality. While the populace loves this shadowy vigilante, the police, on the other hand, consider him a..."

April 1, 1994 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

A Far Off Place
"...Uzi-bearing bad guys, shotgun-carrying Great White Hunter turned anti-poacher vigilante, rifle-wielding young heroine... Even bigger guns are behind this..."

March 19, 1993 Movie Review by Hollis Chacona

Cinemapocalypse at the Alamo Ritz: Die, Nazi, Die!
Quentin Tarantino premieres Inglourious
"...around four to screen William Lustig's 1983 Death Wish-y Vigilante, skipping out on the final two films in what..."

Aug. 16, 2009 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

Politics Gift Guide
Let the Chronicle News staff stuff your stockings this year
"...Tales of the Really White Vigilante: Volume ThreeSchliefkevision, $15..."

Dec. 4, 2009 News Feature

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