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The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
Fusillade No. 1 in Disney's presumed seven-film adaptation of C.S. Lewis' beloved children's tales is marred by dodgy CGI work and windy pacing.
"...escape the German Blitz. There they encounter a magical wardrobe that functions as the portal to the miraculous land..."

Dec. 9, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Take Your Wardrobe Back to Suffragette City
Local artist Heidi Pitre pins up women’s right to vote
"...Suffragettes is exactly what you’ll want to punctuate your wardrobe with...."

Sept. 28, 2020 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

FCC Overruled on 'Wardrobe Malfunction' Fine
"...nipple. The ensuing hysteria added the terms "Nipplegate" and "wardrobe malfunction" to the lexicon and became a symbol of..."

July 25, 2008 News Feature by Kevin Brass

Hey, 'Chronicle' Staff Wears Our Wardrobe With Pride
"...Although I have to agree that the Chronicle staff's wardrobe does seem to overly rely on never being seen..."

March 10, 2004 Postmarks

Via con Dios, Z’Tejas! Bye-bye, Sala & Betty! Howdy, Origin at Mueller! Greetings, Chief Taco Officer at Favor! And, uh, How’s It Hangin’, New Wardrobe from Tiki Tatsu-Ya?
All the news that's fit to get your taste buds quivering

July 15, 2022 Food Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Vaya con Dios, Z’Tejas! Bye-Bye, Sala & Betty! Howdy, Origin at Mueller! Greetings, Chief Taco Officer at Favor! And, uh, How’s It Hangin’, New Wardrobe From Tiki Tatsu-Ya?
All the news that's fit to get your taste buds quivering

July 13, 2022 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian
The Pevensie kids are summoned back to Narnia for yet another mystical adventure based on C.S. Lewis' series of fantasy books.
"...a literal fairy tale via lion, witch, and a wardrobe that would give Doctor Who's TARDIS a run for..."

May 23, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Party Girl
Parker Posey's breakout role came in this NYC coming-of-age indie in which she plays a hipster party animal who tries to settle down as a librarian.
"...early in the film when she carefully arranges her wardrobe according to designer, clothing item, and fashion era. During..."

Aug. 11, 1995 Movie Review by Alison Macor

Chuck
The rise and fall of the real-life Rocky
"...Wepner, and is further enhanced by the prizefighter’s peacock wardrobe and frequently bandaged visage. Schreiber is also one of..."

May 19, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Butter
Jennifer Garner stars in this satire about a woman who'll stop at nothing to win the Iowa state butter-carving competition.
"...doubt the film’s protagonist, Laura Pickler (Garner), borrows the wardrobe and speech patterns of Michele Bachmann in the course..."

Oct. 5, 2012 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

All's Faire in Love
Christina Ricci stars in this strained romantic comedy set in the world of renaissance festivals.
"...an actual renaissance fair, the better to save on wardrobe, one assumes), Ricci wildly overplays as Kate, an aspiring..."

Oct. 28, 2011 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Take Me Home Tonight
In this Eighties-set romance, a guy spends an unforgettable evening chasing the woman of his high school dreams.
"...scores points for its Eighties pop soundtrack and authentic wardrobe featuring big shoulder pads and skinny ties, but little..."

March 11, 2011 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Adventures in Fashion: Six Items or Less
Our contributor Shelley Seale takes the ultimate wardrobe challenge.
"...clothing from your closet? Or would you have incurable wardrobe withdrawal at this fashion master cleanse? Would it be..."

Feb. 14, 2011 Design Post by Shelley Seale

Ghosts of Girlfriends Past
Matthew McConaughey stars as an oily womanizer who does an about-face in this purported romantic comedy.
"...something more than a toxic spill. (And make-up and wardrobe have done him no favors, with his Easy-Bake tan,..."

May 1, 2009 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Walker
Woody Harrelson stars as a professional escort for political wives in this Paul Schrader movie about sex, murder, scandal, and adultery in Washington, D.C.
"...Tomlin, Willem Dafoe and William Hope. Armed with a wardrobe of perfectly tailored suits, a carefully trimmed mustache, and..."

Dec. 21, 2007 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Lunacy
Jan Svankmajer's creepy-crawl slowly becomes one of the most mordantly beautiful of the director's films, an asylum-set anti-love story with mobile body parts and splashy theatrics.
"...his white-powdered wig and fastidious looting of Adam Ant's wardrobe, he's so obviously deranged that it's a wonder Jean..."

Sept. 15, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Fat Albert
Bill Cosby's animated kids get a live-action makeover.
"...of the movie. In his fat suit and primary-colored wardrobe, it is almost possible to believe in Albert as..."

Dec. 24, 2004 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

First Daughter
This movie's tortured young protagonist and clueless dad just happen to be members of the First Family of the United States.
"...attitudinal roomie Mia (Amerie) and drops the stuffy CNN-approved wardrobe and spin. To a degree, it works, and after..."

Oct. 1, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Book of Mormon Movie, Volume 1: The Journey
The leaden acting, tablecloth wardrobe, and Sixties-era Star Trek set design are more likely to leave nonbelievers stupefied than awestruck.
"...cast. As a proselytizing tool, the leaden acting, tablecloth wardrobe, and Sixties-era Star Trek set design are more likely..."

March 12, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Against the Ropes
Like a lot of sports movies, this biopic about boxing promoter Jackie Kallen is better than it has to be but not as good as it ought to be.
"...the pity. With a honking Midwestern accent and a wardrobe of snakeskin-print PVC miniskirts, Ryan is predictably fine as..."

Feb. 20, 2004 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Another Day in Paradise
"...and ultimately the storyline is skimpier than Kate Moss' wardrobe -- but it is another nail in the coffin..."

Feb. 26, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Glimmer Man
"...the tried-and-true elements of his funniest movies -- outrageous wardrobe choices, unimaginable sadism, self-penned tough-guy rock ditties on the..."

Oct. 11, 1996 Movie Review by Joey O'Bryan

Trial by Jury
"...of an antique clothing shop in downtown Manhattan, Valerie's wardrobe and taste in antique furniture are impeccable. Clothes and..."

Sept. 16, 1994 Movie Review by Alison Macor

Lost in Yonkers
"...precious but that is probably encouraged by her too-tight-fitting wardrobe that over-emphasizes her child-woman status. Otherwise, director Coolidge (Valley..."

May 21, 1993 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Livin' Large!
"...she cleans up his street jive, she chooses his wardrobe, she chases off his girlfriend and appoints a more..."

Sept. 20, 1991 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
In this battle for Narnia, Aslan is taken down by a lack of vision and weak direction
"...The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe..."

Sept. 4, 2009 Arts Review by Elizabeth Cobbe

Payne Pleasures 2004
Latest ACoT theatre-award nominations favor two Austin musicals
"...The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, Second Youth Family Theatre..."

Aug. 20, 2004 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Summer Wardrobe
"...The Summer Wardrobe..."

March 16, 2007 Music Review by Greg Beets

The Devil Wears Prada
A fresh and caustic take on the fashion industry is hobbled by a threadbare plot about a girl learning that it's wrong to sell her soul for designer shoes.
"...the pressure. She is helped in putting a new wardrobe together by Runway’s style queen Nigel (Tucci) – one..."

June 30, 2006 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
In Second Youth Family Theatre's The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, two energetic actors perform a brisk version of the book with ingenuity and unexpected flair
"...The Lion, the Witch, and the WardrobeScottish Rite Theatre, through July 24, Running Time: 50 min..."

July 16, 2004 Arts Review by Robi Polgar

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