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American Animals
Truth, lies, and self-deception in this remarkable true-crime docudrama
"...characters should be. Based on the strengths of American Animals, this tension between fact and fiction is something writer-director..."

June 15, 2018 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

Eating Animals
Natalie Portman narrated documentary about the ethics of farming versus factory farming.
"...what we have for lunch hardly seems critical. Eating Animals sets out to show us exactly how important –..."

June 29, 2018 Movie Review by Jessi Cape

Barnyard: The Original Party Animals
Yet another computer-animated film about talking animals offers a fine message for the kids, but little originality.
"...Steve Oedekerk. A slew of computer-animated films about talking animals hit theatres this year, and like clockwork, every one..."

Aug. 4, 2006 Movie Review by Brian Clark

Nocturnal Animals
A dark meditation on regret and revenge
"...start hyphenating the man, in a good way. Nocturnal Animals doesn’t arrive with as much of the shock of..."

Nov. 18, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

WilCo Humane Society Takes in Animals Seized from Uvalde Shelter
Donations needed to care for medically-neglected animals
"...care for, and place into adoption more than 200 animals rescued from the Uvalde Animal Shelter, which has been..."

April 13, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

SXSW Film Review: 'Animals'
Great chemistry and a solid screenplay make this one succeed
"...Animals humanizes the tragedy of addiction...."

March 10, 2014 Screens Post by Ashley Moreno

We the Animals
Growing up dysfunctional in this literary adaptation
"...We the Animals isn’t the sort of film that much concerns itself..."

Sept. 14, 2018 Movie Review by Danielle White

Bart Layton on Secrets, Lies, and American Animals
How the documentarian turned true crime tropes on their heads
"...Layton stumbled across the amazing true story behind American Animals, it was a much simpler path. "I read about..."

June 14, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

ACL Review: Glass Animals
Electro-pop Brits thunder
"...an unexpected combination on Saturday. Nevertheless, UK quartet Glass Animals melded the two worlds together during their hour onstage...."

Oct. 15, 2017 Music Post by Libby Webster

SXSW Live Shot: Animals as Leaders
Technical genius begs for ecstasy
"...show and a concert performance. Live, prog metal revivalists Animals as Leaders sit firmly on the concert side of..."

March 15, 2014 Music Post by Richard Whittaker

SXSW Film Review: Social Animals
Doc is a smart cautionary tale on the power of social media
"...Social Animals director Jonathan Ignatius Green's 14-year-old isn't on social media...."

March 12, 2018 SXSW Post by Joe O'Connell

Polari: 'Animals'
Polari's strangest, darkest selection is worth a look
"...Animals is as lovely and haunting as its stars and..."

Oct. 19, 2013 Qmmunity Post

Fun With Animals
While wildfires raged, so did arguments among local animal activists
"...SPCA to accept from Austin as many as 60 animals. TLAC wasn't lacking for space immediately, but Smith accepted..."

Sept. 30, 2011 News Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

Point Austin: Saving the Animals
City considers outsourcing all animal adoption programs
"...Animal Center's current "save" rate – the percentage of animals leaving the facility alive rather than euthanized – is..."

Sept. 17, 2010 News Column by Michael King

Visions With Animals
"...what happens to her room when she leaves; the animals and colors come to life, and a fantasy-land holds..."

Sept. 6, 1996 Arts Feature

Snipped Funds Mean Unsnipped Animals
Money from 'Animal Friendly' license plates goes unawarded
"...day. All told, about two dozen Austinites got their animals fixed on Friday; most had waited several hours in..."

Aug. 19, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Shame, Nikolas and 'Chronicle,' for Not Standing Up for Animals
"...Welfare Act or that video showed handlers brutally beating animals during training? Doesn't it matter to him that major..."

Aug. 26, 2008 Postmarks

Lots of Animals, Lots of Love
Animal adoption specials this weekend at AHS and AAC
"...for qualified adopters on all kittens and cats. All animals are spay/neutered and up-to-date on vaccinations. The shelter is..."

Sept. 28, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

Too Many Animals, Not Enough Homes
"...the animal shelter is overwhelmingly sad, sad for the animals and sad for the people that have to carry..."

Nov. 21, 2005 Postmarks

From Farm ... to Farm: Food for Animals
En route to compost, some food remains food
"...hierarchy, after "preventing waste" and "feeding people," is feeding animals. Several partnerships in Austin are demonstrating that when food..."

April 24, 2015 News Feature by Robyn Ross

Slaughtered Innocent Animals
"...the Chronicle think that it was serving justice to animals raised for food by covering the story of Sebastien..."

Nov. 23, 2009 Postmarks

Good News for Austin's Companion Animals
"...Martinez, this ordinance is good news for Austin’s companion animals. It requires stores and individuals that sell a high..."

March 6, 2008 Postmarks

In Defense of Animals
"...Thank you Cindy Widner for pointing out how wild animals suffer in the entertainment industry [“A Better Place,” News,..."

Aug. 9, 2005 Postmarks

Cruelty to Animals Is Cruelty
"...clear about this: Killling a cat is cruelty to animals and is no more defensible than battering a woman..."

June 29, 2005 Postmarks

Animals Are Animals!
"...can be taken, and has, a step too far. Animals are animals, they are not people, and they are..."

Jan. 7, 2004 Postmarks

Local Ordinances on Exotic Animals
"...the state of Texas abandoned regulatory authority over exotic animals in 1997, cities and counties have been left to..."

Aug. 4, 2000 News Feature by Cheryl Smith

SXSW Film Review: American Animals
A docudrama as audacious as the heist it re-creates
"...documentaries like SXSW 2012's deceptive The Imposter. In American Animals, he experiments again with the hybridization of documentary, re-enactment,..."

March 19, 2018 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

Fantastic Fest 2014: When Animals Dream
There’s something hairy in Denmark
"...the Right One In are difficult to avoid; When Animals Dream couples a similar transformative romance to blood and..."

Sept. 19, 2014 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

Animals in the Median
Radiation City, your past, present & future – on cassette!
"...after hearing their new single “Zombies” off this spring’s Animals in the Median, the band’s second album. It’s a..."

May 28, 2013 Music Post by William Harries Graham

Animals Survive Perry's Desk
Perry signs puppy mill/cockfighting bills
"...signed into law two bills aimed at protecting Texas animals – one that seeks to regulate (out of existence)..."

June 24, 2011 News Feature by Jordan Smith

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