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The Maze Runner
Of all the dystopian teen fables, this one based on James Dashner’s popular novel is one of the best.
"...producers would clearly desire, it’s the best of the wannabes we’ve seen so far...."

Sept. 19, 2014 Movie Review by William Goss

Hell Ride
This grindhousey biker film, executive-produced by Quentin Tarantino, is a convoluted, overly snazzy-looking tale of bad blood between even worse people.
"...the whole ride, mystical peyote journeys, naked Suicide Girl wannabes, and crazed displays of overly art-directed violence. But you..."

Aug. 8, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Wild Hogs
John Travolta, Tim Allen, Martin Lawrence, and William H. Macy star as middle-aged friends who seek life's purpose while on a cross-country motorcycle trip.
"...their hogs and ride to the coast. As the wannabes set out in search of true freedom, the expected..."

March 2, 2007 Movie Review by Toddy Burton

Sugar Town
"...of Los Angeles characters. Some of them are undiscovered wannabes; others are “once-weres” who find themselves on the cusp..."

Oct. 29, 1999 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

On the Ropes
"...that entails training and grooming the upstart, fresh-faced boxer wannabes who come to him seeking not only his profound..."

Oct. 8, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Ride
"...film's featherweight storyline -- budding Harlem rappers and assorted wannabes are packed off on a ramshackle bus to work..."

April 3, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Let Him Have It
"...Derek (Eccleston) falls in with a group of young mobster-wannabes, it's only a matter of time before the worst..."

April 10, 1992 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Beer-Fueled, Fence Humping Music
TheWannabes
"...all: seven years into their domestic beer-fueled run, the Wannabes are still just suckers for a pop song...."

Dec. 8, 1995 Music Feature

This Is Not for You
The Politics of Promos
"...KVRX and you hear "Destroy All Enemies of the Wannabes," a previously unreleased song on the Wannabes new EP,..."

Oct. 4, 1996 Music Feature

Liquid Black Licorice
Jägermeister and music go together like clubbing and hangovers
"..."Some gave more than others," nods Darby, Wannabes bassist for going on three decades now and a..."

July 5, 2013 Music Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Doctors' Mob, Wannabes
Live Shot
"...Doctors' Mob, Wannabes..."

June 8, 2007 Music Review by Greg Beets

The 'N' Word
Does your chewing gum lose its flavor on the bedpost overnight?
"...Fault and Kinky Friedman to Not Daniel Johnston, the Wannabes, and Glamourpuss. All of them wore the novelty tag..."

May 21, 2004 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Wannabes Decade of Moral Fumbles 1990-1999 (Plethorazine)
Texas Platters
"...WannabesDecade of Moral Fumbles 1990-1999 (Plethorazine) The Wannabes have long..."

Aug. 25, 2000 Music Review by Greg Beets

Live Shots
"...SINCOLA, WANNABES..."

Aug. 30, 1996 Music Feature

Dancing About Architecture
Chicago Music Hall
"...The Wannabes' Croslin-produced EP, originally titled Destroy All Enemies of the..."

Aug. 16, 1996 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Music Reviews
"...is for you. Without question these fools are Prince wannabes. Boo hoo this, boo hoo that. They should really..."

Nov. 3, 1995 Music Review

K-NACK Reunion, Night 2
Live review of K-NACK's reunion concert Saturday
"...I thought headliners the Wannabes would be up next, and I was partially right:..."

Jan. 30, 2012 Music Post by Michael Toland

SXSW Music Festival
Picks & Sleepers
"...THE WANNABES: When the Wannabes first started they were probably on..."

March 17, 2000 Music Feature

Live Shots
"...in the crowd were twitching at the edges. The Wannabes followed Hamell, a tough slot indeed, but one that..."

April 16, 1999 Music Feature

Live Shots
"...the bill was solid -- Spoon, Monroe Mustang, the Wannabes -- it was not necessarily what you book to..."

Jan. 29, 1999 Music Feature

Coach's Corner
"...divide the playoff field into five categories: Get Real, Wannabes, Contenders, Real Threats, and The Bulls...."

April 24, 1998 Column by Andy "Coach" Cotton

Picks & Sleepers
Sxsw
"...WANNABES: England had the Kinks and the Buzzcocks, Minneapolis had..."

March 20, 1998 Music Feature

Sxsw
"...WANNABES: What's a band to do? Wannabes' fans know they're..."

March 14, 1997 Music Feature

Dancing About Architecture
Dejadisc All Under Again
"...is that rarity in the music business," says the Wannabes' Kevin Carney. "A guy who does exactly what he..."

Nov. 29, 1996 Music Column

The Big Picture
Taking stock of Austin music's female legacy
"...past, a creative dead end performed by guitar hero wannabes with a lack of self awareness wherein they can't..."

Nov. 28, 2014 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

Playback: I'm Sorry, I Can't Rock You All Night Long
An epic GrulkeFest fires the fall season, including John Prine
"...a peer, a father. Or as one of the Wannabes (the first band up) joked, a roommate who selflessly..."

Sept. 14, 2012 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Page Two: GrulkeFest
Local bands play loving tribute to Brent Grulke
"...Doctors' Mob, Glass Eye, the Reivers, True Believers, the Wannabes, and Wild Seeds. Alone, these bands would offer an..."

Sept. 7, 2012 Column by Louis Black

Page Two: On Anniversaries and Loss
A new print year begins as we celebrate an exceptional life
"...Glass Eye, the Reivers, Sixteen Deluxe, True Believers, the Wannabes, and Wild Seeds among others. Tickets are $20, $25,..."

Aug. 31, 2012 Column by Louis Black

My Soul To Take
Wes Craven wrote and directed this serial-killer movie – but you'd never know it to look at it.
"...tagged as prime suspect No. 1), high school Heathers wannabes, and a requisite gothling (Meade). There are other characters..."

Oct. 15, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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.
"...any actual superpowers, Dave is the Timex of hero wannabes: He takes a licking and keeps on ticking, so..."

April 16, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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