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Beto O'Rourke's Long, Hot Road to the Texas Primary
We report from the 2020 Democratic campaign trail on whether all the blue, sweat, and beers are worth it
"...distasteful. Beto, despite being openly goaded to drop an F-bomb, kept his cool and had a good night, his..."

Sept. 27, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

The Angry Birds Movie 2
The birds are back, with an added subversive twist
"...bar his most loyal lieutenants – the nervously explosive Bomb (McBride) and speedster Chuck (Gad) – then his new-found..."

Aug. 16, 2019 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

City Hall Gets Better at the Basic Business of Budgeting
Early indicators are good, but difficult fiscal conversations linger
"...That money bomb largely comes from cash generated by the decision to..."

Aug. 16, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Pavarotti
Ron Howard's documentary shows the great tenor in all his humanity
"...what about that starring role in the 1982 movie bomb Yes, Giorgio?) Does this impartiality diminish a lovely tribute..."

June 21, 2019 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Austin Playhouse's Copenhagen
In the conversations of this Michael Frayn drama, we learn that history is broken, just like us
"...in other words, weaponizing their research into an atom bomb, capable of killing hundreds of thousands of people in..."

April 19, 2019 Arts Review by Laura Jones

Bat City Bombshells Burlesque Flip Off Valentine's Day With an Adult Twist
Ditch the chocolate for love-smacks and anti-Cupid antics
"...Now in its 11th year, the Bat City Bombshells’ Anti-Valentine’s Day Burlesque Show shimmies into Come and Take..."

Feb. 6, 2019 Qmmunity Post by Beth Sullivan

Triggering a Time Trap
Ben Foster and Mark Dennis on the Hill Country sci-fi flick
"...basement." He goes, "That's weird," and it's actually a bomb shelter. It was built in 1962. It was at..."

Nov. 9, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

The Other Side of the Wind
Should Orson Welles' last film have stayed lost?
"...“It’s either a bomb or her lunch,” remarks a character early on, watching..."

Nov. 2, 2018 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

22 July
Horrific Norwegian terrorist attack dissected a little too cleanly to be moving
"...Breivik killed 77 citizens in dual attacks. A car bomb outside the offices of the prime minister and Ministry..."

Oct. 5, 2018 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Let the Corpses Tan
Deliciously lurid crime drama is pulp in all the best ways
"...cigarette lit is an inferno, every gunshot is a bomb, and every wild, fetishistic flashback scene to when Luce..."

Sept. 7, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Domestic Terrorism in Austin
Trio of package bombs target minority homes
"...canvassing the area. APD evacuated close neighbors as a bomb squad cleared a second package (which proved non-suspicious) from..."

March 16, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

13 Minutes
A plot to blow Hitler up goes wrong
"...into Switzerland. Unwisely, his pockets were still laden with bomb parts and the schematics of the ruined building. Eight..."

July 28, 2017 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Megan Leavey
A soldier and her PTSD dog
"...fallen down the well and needs his cell phone bomb trigger?! Good boy!..."

June 9, 2017 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

DVDanger: Future Shock! The Story of 2000 AD
New documentary on the influential and rule-breaking comic
"...in the film where they talk about a Mills Bomb. That's what the editorial staff would call it when..."

May 30, 2017 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Under the Shadow
A mother and her son are stuck in a war zone in this Iranian horror film
"...the apartment’s ceiling – recalling a strikingly similar unexploded bomb in Guillermo del Toro’s The Devil’s Backbone, also set..."

Oct. 7, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
Tim Burton directs this film adaptation of the creepy kids' favorite
"...band of 11 peculiar kids. Orphaned by a Luftwaffe bomb, Miss Peregrine holds her life and those of her..."

Sept. 30, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Hail, Caesar!
The Coen brothers celebrate and eviscerate old Hollywood
"...War are in full swing and the first hydrogen bomb has recently obliterated a sizable chunk of the Bikini..."

Feb. 5, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Desegregation of Austin's Movie Theatres
A history of the stand-in movement
"...window, then someone who had gone outside said a bomb had gone off outside the building."..."

Dec. 4, 2015 Screens Feature by Jordan Buckley

Our Brand Is Crisis
Sandra Bullock shines in David Gordon Green's political comedy
"...How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb) had a hand in the script. Politics is a..."

Oct. 30, 2015 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Public Notice: Plans for the Future
The CodeNEXT process is upon us
"...10am-2pm. The press photo shows a toddler operating a bomb-defusing robot...."

Oct. 16, 2015 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Beyond the Mask
Christian swashbuckler changes the storytelling mode but not the message
"...And who knew that Ben Franklin was a secret bomb-maker? While working for Franklin by day, Reynolds commits raids..."

June 12, 2015 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed out the Window and Disappeared
A bestselling Swedish novel jumps to screen with inevitable Forrest Gump comparisons
"...Spanish Civil War, helps Robert Oppenheimer develop the atomic bomb, pisses off Josef Stalin to the point where he..."

June 5, 2015 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Little Boy
Can the power of faith change the course of history?
"...a working knowledge of 20th-century history knows that a bomb code-named “Little Boy” indeed ended the conflict in the..."

May 1, 2015 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Letters at 3AM: Vulnerability/Connectivity, Part 1
As a species, we have a desire to connect electonically, but not ideologically
"...Alba narrated: "They used to say one nuclear bomb can ruin your whole day. It was sort of..."

Aug. 8, 2014 Column by Michael Ventura

Godzilla
These monsters have more audience appeal than their human co-stars – which is good and bad.
"...that plant manager’s son (Taylor-Johnson) has grown into a bomb-detonation expert for the U.S. military, who is based in..."

May 16, 2014 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

SXSW Interview: Vintage Trouble
Explosive rock & soul band wants to get to know you
"...Troublemakers two years later with the release of The Bomb Shelter Sessions. In the past year alone, Vintage Trouble..."

March 11, 2014 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

The AggreGAYtor: November 22
What happened today in gay? Here’s your QILTBAG recap of queer news.
"...bigoted laws reinforce cultural bigotry, and make room for bomb threats. The Fugly..."

Nov. 22, 2013 Qmmunity Post

White House Down
Roland Emmerich blows up the White House real good, so who cares if it doesn't all compute when you have Channing Tatum and Jamie Foxx (as an Obama-ish prez) battling to become last men standing?
"...After Tomorrow, laid waste to Manhattan in Godzilla, and dive-bombed the White House in Independence Day is back for..."

June 28, 2013 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

News Ticker: June 5
All the news that's fit to blog
"...A student has been charged in last week's acid bomb incident at Burnet Middle School. No name was released..."

June 5, 2013 News Post by Brandon Watson

West Investigation Now Criminal Investigation
Law enforcement makes arrest, will not state if connected
"...Thursday for possession of the components of a pipe bomb, and had been charged with possession of a destructive..."

May 10, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

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