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The Good Eye: Tales From the Aging Box
Two actresses opine on when the only opportunity left is to play a mother. (Or a grandmother.)
"...loves action films, can see the walls of the "aging box" closing around her...."

March 13, 2015 Column by Amy Gentry

Aging Gracefully with Slug
MC matures ahead of Friday’s sold-out Atmosphere show

March 1, 2016 Music Post by Alejandra Ramirez

Aging With Grace
Hyde Park Bar & Grill, feeding a city across three decades

Dec. 20, 2013 Food Feature by Rachel Feit

Are California Chardonnays Worth Aging?
Winemaker Brian Talley Says Yes and Brings Proof

Aug. 1, 2012 Food Post by Wes Marshall

Big Dogs, Young Rebels, and Aging Giants
The Austin promoters who bring the music come in all shapes and sizes

Oct. 8, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Wrestler
In the latest film from Darren Aronofsky, Mickey Rourke rips his tattered name from the dustbin of history with his portrayal of an aging professional wrestler.
"...with his portrayal of Randy “the Ram” Robinson, an aging professional wrestler (and fellow dustbin inhabitant) who long ago..."

Jan. 9, 2009 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Any Given Sunday
Stone's tale of a professional football team is full of excess, machismo, and a ripped-out eyeball.
"...the appropriately testicular meaning. Pacino plays Tony D'Amato, the aging coach of the beat-down Miami Sharks. As the film..."

Dec. 24, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

A Way Back to Tenderness
Writing workshops serve Austin's aging and their caregivers
"...with one of the most common predicaments faced by aging couples...."

Dec. 27, 2013 Arts Feature by Amy Gentry

Happy End
Michael Haneke creates a mosaic of French bourgeois life.
"...after her mother mysteriously overdoses; and all the while aging patriarch Georges (Trintignant, trenchant yet fragile) slips in and..."

Dec. 21, 2017 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Cars 3
Third times not a charm for this franchise
"...Rocky Balboa series to tell this iteration’s tale of aging hero race car Lightning McQueen (Wilson) coming to grips..."

June 16, 2017 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

I'll See You in My Dreams
Blythe Danner is exquisite as a 70-year-old widow entering the dating fray
"...complicate her routine, which involves long walks with her aging dog, garden work, golf, and cards with her best..."

June 5, 2015 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Congress
This live-action/animated hybrid starring Robin Wright is total stoner bait.
"...the story, framing it around the story of an aging Hollywood actress – played by Robin Wright, playing a..."

Aug. 29, 2014 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Grudge Match
This boxing riff stars Stallone and De Niro, but it's hardly the stuff of Rocky vs. the Raging Bull.
"...to the final count. Two veteran actors playing two aging warhorses, both nursing the 30-year-old titular grudge, are brought..."

Dec. 20, 2013 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Men in Black 3
Josh Brolin's spooky good impersonation of the younger Tommy Lee Jones is the only fresh thing happening in this sequel.
"...(unavoidable at this point), and a soppy backstory about aging Agent K (Jones, a craggy grace note in an..."

May 25, 2012 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Red
Over-the-hill crime-fighters band together to save their own in this smirky, goofy mashup of a rom-com and action picture.
"...more were needed, that the artistic collision between the aging baby boomers and their comic book-obsessed progeny makes for..."

Oct. 15, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Weather Underground
Former members of the Weather Underground still know a thing or two about "which way the wind blows" in this always timely documentary.
"...and Bill Siegel. Checking in with some of the aging core members of the infamous late-Sixties-Seventies radical group the..."

Sept. 26, 2003 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

O Amor Natural
Recently unearthed erotic poetry of Carlos Drummond de Andrade is used by the filmmaker as an opening gambit for frank conversations about love and sex with random Brazilians.
"...be? So dispiriting is the prospect of desexualization through aging that Simone de Beauvoir once wrote the long, deeply..."

Aug. 7, 1998 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Sidekicks
"...in Action III: The Spanking (or whatever it was). Aging “G.I. Joe” Norris stars as himself, the object of..."

May 7, 1993 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Honeymoon in Vegas
"...Nicolas Cage doesn't run into that side of the aging gangster when he loses a high stakes poker game..."

Aug. 28, 1992 Movie Review by Kathleen Maher

Will You Still Love Me When I'm 64?
Where do old queens go when they don't own a palace?
"...These factors started Raval thinking about the aging process and the idea of "an aging community ......."

June 20, 2014 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Beach Bum
Fear and loathing in Florida with Korine and Matthew McConaughey
"...There’s a moment in The Beach Bum when aging wastrel Moondog smokes a joint in a hammock, surrounded..."

March 29, 2019 Movie Review by Dan Gentile

Hotel by the River
Semi-improvised South Korean family drama is as much about pauses as what it spoken
"...the River, offers no mystery in its setting. The aging poet Young Hwan (Ki) has holed up in an..."

March 1, 2019 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Let the Corpses Tan
Deliciously lurid crime drama is pulp in all the best ways
"...is an amoral fury, as much death goddess as aging libertine, a figure who drives the imagery as much..."

Sept. 7, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Logan
Hugh Jackman sports those famous mutton chops for the final time
"...more movingly, as a kind of son to the aging Professor Charles Xavier (Stewart), who is losing his mind...."

March 3, 2017 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Salesman
Gripping drama from the director of A Separation
"...Farhadi’s films are more familiar than they are foreign. Aging parents, blended families, husbands and wives struggling to communicate..."

Feb. 3, 2017 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Trolls
Banal plot mars this toy marketing scheme
"...visuals will mesmerize the pre-teen set, but parents and aging collectors of one of the biggest fads to sweep..."

Nov. 4, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Uncle Kent 2
Meta-sequel to the Joe Swanberg film
"...marbling its indie intellectualism with Osborne’s goofy humor and aging slacker mournfulness...."

Sept. 2, 2016 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Dough
A Jewish baker and his Muslim trainee douse their bread with marijuana
"...and Malachi Kirby. Not reviewed at press time. An aging Jewish baker in London hires a young black Muslim..."

May 6, 2016 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Ricki and the Flash
Meryl Streep, Jonathan Demme, Diablo Cody combine talents, but where's the magic?
"...bangles, and dopey braids, Ricki Rendazzo (Streep) fronts an aging house band that plays covers for a sparse but..."

Aug. 7, 2015 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Manglehorn
Al Pacino stars in David Gordon Green's shot-in-Austin drama
"...intent upon avoiding the encumbrances of human relationships. An aging locksmith eking out a living in a small Texas..."

July 3, 2015 Movie Review by Steve Davis

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