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Psycho Beach Party
This campy send-up of surf and slasher movies uses Gidget movies as its comic template.
"...sender. Using Gidget movies as its comic template, Psycho Beach Party camps up the details with knowing abandon. Set..."

Sept. 29, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Boynton Beach Club
Although this movie about residents of an “active adult” retirement community in Florida has a certain niche-market appeal, it’s really a movie for anyone who enjoys a solid romantic comedy.
"...universal despite the setting being hilariously specific. Still, Boynton Beach Club resists the easy inclination for jokes at the..."

Nov. 10, 2006 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Turtle Beach
"...or Salvador, it strikes me in retrospect that Turtle Beach needn't have been as obtuse as it appeared at..."

May 8, 1992 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

On Chesil Beach
Desire and desperation in Ian McEwan's pre-sexual revolution novella.
"...and Ian McEwan's 2007 Booker short-listed novel On Chesil Beach is a soft-spoken but devastating reminder of that truth...."

June 1, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Beach Rats
A moody take on the Jersey Shore
"...described above, which can be a bit frustrating. However, Beach Rats isn’t about the story as much as it’s..."

Sept. 8, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Sound on Sound Review: Beach House
Cocooning ethereal ambience
"...At 9:45pm, exactly a half hour after Beach House’s slated start time on the Dragon’s Lair main..."

Nov. 6, 2016 Music Post by Libby Webster

Beach House’s Spring Party Blowout
Beyond the stars on sound and vision
"...Sunday night’s Beach House art show paved the way for a Monday..."

April 12, 2016 Music Post by Abby Johnston

Beach Hair Redux: There Is an App for That
Bring beach hair home with wave-enhancing products
"...problem with the bromide, "The best part of a beach vacation is coming home". Abandoning your salty, sea-textured locks..."

July 17, 2012 Design Post by Anne Harris

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..."

March 29, 2019 Movie Review by Dan Gentile

McConaughey and Korine Make Stoned Magic With The Beach Bum
Harmony’s latest exercise in no seatbelt-style filmmaking moves fast
"...There’s a moment in The Beach Bum where Matthew McConaughey’s character, Moondog, smokes a joint..."

March 11, 2019 SXSW Post by Dan Gentile

Beach House Storms the Moody
Neo-gothic atmospherics come on like a hurricane
"...but from a buzz of anticipation for dream-pop mainstay Beach House...."

Aug. 1, 2018 Music Post by Abby Johnston

SXSW Music: Beach Slang
Philly punks beat the storm
"...“Hey, we’re Beach Slang, and we’re here to punch you right in..."

March 19, 2016 SXSW Post by Neph Basedow

Day Trips: Life’s a Beach, Corpus Christi
The islands across the causeway offer sun, sand, and surf all summer long
"...Life's a beach, and few places on the Texas coast have a..."

May 19, 2017 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

'Psycho Beach Party'
Coming soon to theatres near you will be two productions of Charles Busch's camp classic 'Psycho Beach Party' – but despite having the same title, they'll be surprisingly different
"...plays in off-Broadway history, and the similarly popular Psycho Beach Party, a pastiche of beach movies, psychological thrillers, cross-dressing,..."

Aug. 4, 2006 Arts Feature by Barry Pineo

Day Trips: Matagorda Beach
A seashore with social distancing
"...Matagorda Beach offers miles of uncrowded sandy paradise a little over..."

July 10, 2020 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Sand Beach Battle
Sand Beach Reserve on the north shore of Town Lake is the subject of a land-use and legal dispute.
"...planned acquisition of the north part of the Sand Beach Reserve by residential developers Gables Inc., which wants to..."

Oct. 1, 1999 News Feature by Jenny Staff Johnson

La Fenice's Cthulhu Beach Party
This commedia spoof mashes up surfside love and Lovecraft for an incredibly fun romp
"...do you get when you take a cheesy Fifties beach movie, set it in the Atlantic Northeast during Prohibition,..."

June 8, 2018 Arts Review by Shanon Weaver

Summer Fun: The Classic Beach Read
Recommendations for the ideal read when you're camped out in the sand
"...got its money's worth. I consider it a classic beach read: pure escapism, easy on the gray cells, a..."

May 16, 2014 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Beach House
Terror rises like a tide in this unnerving lo-fi cosmic horror
"...In The Beach House, as the name would imply, it's the sea...."

July 10, 2020 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Beach House’s Austin Installation
Sunday pop-up show precedes tonight’s Moody Theater sell-out
"...as the small gathering waited for Baltimore dream-pop duo Beach House. As unnerving minutes ticked on in the relative..."

April 11, 2016 Music Post by Abby Johnston

The Beach
"...good film, though, and before long you find The Beach running aground amidst pilings of plot contrivances and muddled..."

Feb. 11, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Day at the Beach
"...comedy, drama, or some post-NYU hybrid, Day at the Beach's reach frequently exceeds its grasp. Despite that, or perhaps..."

June 26, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Miami Beach
"...twilight. With the exception of godless Las Vegas, Miami Beach is the sexy, sultry capital of the United States...."

Jan. 12, 1996 Column

Sound on Sound Review: Beach Slang
Paging John Hughes
"...Noise level proved a valid concern for Beach Slang’s James Alex on the castle facade Keep stage..."

Nov. 5, 2016 Music Post by Libby Webster

Metal’s Beach Boys: Def Leppard
Phil Collen details UK hitmakers’ musical work ethic
"...Phil Collen: I’m at home in Long Beach, California, watching my wife get her hair done. We’re..."

Aug. 16, 2016 Music Post by Bryan Rolli

Beach Fossils
"...Beach FossilsClash the Truth (Captured Tracks)..."

Nov. 8, 2013 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

At Palm Beach Community College, Queers Have It 'Ruff'
Pets are people too! But gay people probably aren't, according to this junior college.
"...Back when I went to what is now Palm Beach Community College, it was named Palm Beach Junior College...."

Nov. 24, 2007 Qmmunity Post by Kate X Messer

China Beach Pilot (1988) With Bill Broyles and John Sacret Young
"...The creators and writers of the TV show China Beach - John Sacret Young and Austin screenwriter and Vietnam..."

Nov. 13, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Luv Doc Recommends: Pro Beach Volleyball
Auditorium Shores at the Long Center, Friday, April 29, 2005
"...description of this weekend’s AVP Nissan Series ’05 pro beach volleyball down at Auditorium Shores. Sure, there’s sand, swimsuits,..."

April 29, 2005 Column by The Luv Doc

SXSW Film: The Beach Bum Red Carpet
"...Isla Fisher at The Beach Bum red carpet on March 9, during South by..."

March 10, 2019 Photo Gallery

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