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Media Watch: Bow Chica Wow-Wow
The life and times of a porn-music impresario
"...boob jobs, and furry-hatted pimps -- that bow chica wow-wow. "My dad used to play the Isley Brothers and..."

Aug. 3, 2007 News Column by Kevin Brass

The Big Pow Wow
Cultural Olympiads, The Derailers
"...found myself in what became known as the pow wow corner. Eddie Swimmer is a hoop dancer. He, his..."

Aug. 16, 1996 Music Feature

Glass Half Full Theatre's Polly Mermaid: Apocalypse WOW!
This playful eco-fable by Caroline Reck and Indigo Rael creates a surprising plastic paradise under the sea
"...Caroline Reck and Indigo Rael for Polly Mermaid: Apocalypse WOW!, twin currents of good cheer and imagination pull us..."

June 1, 2018 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Protest ho!

Aug. 7, 2012 Qmmunity Post by Rob Cohen

Sold-out awards show shucks off TV tropes and triumphs

Oct. 13, 2016 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez


Dec. 12, 2007 Promotions Post

Wow, Strong Support for Christmas!

Dec. 7, 2005 Postmarks

Pao, Wow!
The Mandarin House's stellar reputation has followed it out to Lakeway – why haven't you?

May 7, 2004 Food Feature by Mick Vann

Like Mike
"...Directed by: John Schultz. Starring: Lil' Bow Wow, Morris Chestnut, Robert Forster, Crispin Glover, Jonathan Lipnicki, Eugene..."

July 5, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Marie Antoinette
Don’t fear the film’s early reviews from Cannes, which too often slighted it for being fluffy (it isn’t, though its heroine is) or ahistorical (it isn’t, though it is contemporary).
"...riot, replete with a shopping montage set to Bow Wow Wow. There’s nothing terribly problematic about Coppola’s anachronistic New..."

Oct. 20, 2006 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Roll Bounce
Hot-wiring a penchant for sports film truisms to some seriously spot-on Seventies nostalgia, this Bow Wow vehicle is an easygoing portrayal of teenage camaraderie and its attendant difficulties.
"...Directed by: Malcolm D. Lee. Starring: Bow Wow, Chi McBride, Mike Epps, Wesley Jonathan, Kellita Smith, Meagan..."

Sept. 23, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

A daredevil storm chaser gets the tornado he's always longed to see.
"...Alan Ruck and Philip Seymour Hoffman. In a word, wow. The first of the 1996 summer blockbusters finally arrives..."

May 10, 1996 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Bow Wow plays a National Guard soldier who goes AWOL in the early Nineties in this unfoused drama
"...Directed by: Michael Connors. Starring: Seth Gabel, Shad “Bow Wow” Moss, Aidan Quinn, Pablo Schreiber, Malik Yoba and Jason..."

Jan. 4, 2013 Movie Review by Louis Black

Lottery Ticket
Bow Wow stars in this comedy about a guy with a winning lottery ticket who must protect it over a long weekend.
"...Directed by: Erik White. Starring: Bow Wow, Brandon T. Jackson, Naturi Naughton, Loretta Devine, Ice Cube,..."

Aug. 27, 2010 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Johnson Family Vacation
Half-baked comedy is on the road to nowhere.
"...Christopher Erskin. Starring: Cedric the Entertainer, Vanessa Williams, Bow Wow, Shannon Elizabeth, Steve Harvey and Solange Knowles. Borrowing the..."

April 9, 2004 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Raiders!: The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made
The epic story of three kids inspired by Spielberg's adventure tale
"...enthusiasm and kidhood chutzpah with a potent mix of gosh-wow wonder and genuine heart, which is, in a word,..."

June 17, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Maggie's Plan
Greta Gerwig delights in this NYC-set screwball romantic comedy
"...all great, but it’s Gerwig who’s just so damn gosh-wow. A natural comedienne (no surprise there if you’ve been..."

June 10, 2016 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Listen to Me Marlon
Marlon Brando, in his own words, is nothing short of transcendent
"...eerily come alive at times to tell his story. Wow. It’s nothing short of transcendent...."

Aug. 21, 2015 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Jurassic World
Bigger isn’t necessarily better
"...close to that most intimate and dearly coveted “Gosh, wow” sense-of-wonder that the original film mustered so easily. Roar..."

June 12, 2015 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Spark: A Burning Man Story
This doc's not for burning.
"...newcomer Steve Brown, the film goes beyond the usual “Wow! Naked people on a flame-spitting centipede!” gawkery and deep..."

Sept. 13, 2013 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away
In this 3-D spectacle, the wan drama takes a back seat to the Cirque's acrobatics.
"...that make you talk back to the screen in gosh-wow disbelief, and the designs are just as thrilling, with..."

Dec. 28, 2012 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The AggreGAYtor: August 24
Your daily dose of LGBTQ news
"...Grant Storm picks his pocket, Bow Wow gets defensive, and Honey Boo Boo bids Glitzy the..."

Aug. 24, 2012 Qmmunity Post by Brandon Watson

John Carter
Old-school "Gosh, wow!" sense-of-wonder filmmaking is in short supply these days, but now John Carter has arrived to fill the void.
"...Southern gentleman and his newfound life abroad. Old-school "Gosh, wow!" sense-of-wonder filmmaking is in short supply in these anxious..."

March 9, 2012 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Lovely Bones
Peter Jackson forgets to imbue his living characters with emotional weight, and instead focuses on this story's visually stylized netherworld between life and death.
"...diverted by Jackson into a story about the CGI wow factor of his netherworld. Colors are drenched and cornfields..."

Jan. 15, 2010 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Day the Earth Stood Still
This dull, unnecessary remake of the 1951 science-fiction classic features Keanu Reeves and Jennifer Connelly in a wooden cautionary tale.
"...dull, unnecessary film from its total lack of "Gosh, wow!" sense of wonder. Wipe ’em out, Gort...."

Dec. 12, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Animation Show 4
Mike Judge is back with a brand new collection of short animated films, and it's premiering here in Austin.
"...chortles of "Yompi the Crotch-Biting Sloup" and the earnest, gosh-wow inventiveness of PEU’s “Western Spaghetti” (which reimagines dinner with..."

April 25, 2008 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

This Aussie coming-of-age film features a mesmerizing performance by stateside newcomer Abbie Cornish as the 16-year-old lead.
"...dial of darlingness, and Cornish’s is the most goddamn, gosh-wow debut I’ve seen in years...."

May 19, 2006 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

There are no great animation advance in Robots, but neither is it a return to The Ice Age.
" both visual and story terms. The landscape is gosh-wow but so chaotic and overdrawn it’s hard to appreciate..."

March 11, 2005 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou
Bill Murray won't get the elusive Oscar for this one – for all its visual majesty, The Life Aquatic is too slight – but the film is nevertheless a funny, bewildering, and giddy spectacle.
"...a blue-streaked Huston at his disposal.) Out of this gosh-wow cast, Murray is, as ever, the standout, fully committing..."

Dec. 24, 2004 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow
This CGI adventure yarn is a loving tribute to all things retro-futuristic.
"...Technicolor), then you’ve already experienced something of the glorious gosh-wow sense of wonder that director Kerry Conran and brother/production..."

Sept. 17, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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