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Cast Away
"...a high-flying home run, reteam for this new effort, Cast Away, a bravura reworking of the Robinson Crusoe idea..."

Dec. 22, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Cast Away
Pure Castings, Zavala Elementary, pollution, jobs ... and the neighborhood
"...Since 1968, the Pure Castings Co. foundry has poured molten metal at its site..."

Aug. 28, 2009 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Carried Away
"...life of “quiet desperation.” In the beautifully realized Carried Away, a middle-aged, country schoolteacher, finding himself at a seeming..."

June 14, 1996 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Esther's Alumna Joins 'SNL' Cast
Former Follies performer Noël Wells debuts in season premiere tonight
"...When legendary broadcaster Don Pardo introduces the Saturday Night Live cast in..."

Sept. 28, 2013 Arts Post by Robert Faires

One in a Crowd: The Away Team
Millenarian cult mockery seeks crowdfunding
"...suicide of UFO cult Heaven's Gate, Austin-lensed movie The Away Team hopes to find some humor - and some..."

June 27, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Fly Away Home
In this lovely film, a grieving, 13-year-old girl discovers orphaned geese eggs that she teaches to fly.
"...inaudible love. It is an ending that begins Fly Away Home, a long anticipated companion piece to director Carroll..."

Sept. 13, 1996 Movie Review by Hollis Chacona

Rooster Teeth’s Animated Series gen:LOCK Brings an All-Star Cast to Dark Horizons
Michael B. Jordan, Maisie Williams, and David Tennant voice the Austin studio's team of misfits
"...The onetime king of Wakanda. That's the kind of casting that would make any Hollywood studio blush. In fact,..."

Jan. 25, 2019 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Race for Prez Is Already Reality TV. Let's Cast the Movie Version.
Cruise as Cruz? Wiig for Warren?
"...to have a dalliance with an intern and get away with it. How long before TMZ or Fox News..."

Aug. 8, 2015 Screens Post by James BigBoy Medlin

Final Early Voting Numbers Blow Away Previous Records
Good job, Travis County!
"...After 12 days of early voting, 115,316 ballots were cast, either at the polls or by mail. That's 20.75%..."

Feb. 29, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Cast of Characters
"...that began and ended with Buddy Holly's "Not Fade Away."..."

July 3, 2015 Music Feature

The Cast of Characters
"...on their mission. "We will be getting over and away from the shadow of the O'Hairs. It's a way..."

Nov. 20, 1998 News Feature

Entrapment
"...Best Friend's Wedding) and Austinite William Broyles (Apollo 13, Cast Away) is full of implausible holes and little in..."

April 30, 1999 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Great Escape
Chain Gangs! Cast Aways! Kung Fu! Chocolate! ... It's Time for the Holiday Film Previews
"...Cast AwayD: Robert Zemeckis; with Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt, Christopher..."

Nov. 24, 2000 Screens Feature by Sarah Hepola

The Great Escape
Chain gangs! Cast aways! Kung Fu! Chocolate! … It's Time for the Holiday Film Previews
"..."Oscar season," and some of the following films -- Cast Away, Quills, and Finding Forrester -- boast the kind..."

Nov. 24, 2000 Screens Feature by Sarah Hepola

The Great Escape
Chain Gangs! Cast Aways! Kung Fu! Chocolate! ... It's Time for the Holiday Film Previews
"...Pay It Forward, Dr. T and the Women, and Cast Away)... A screening was recently provided for Vertical Limit..."

Nov. 24, 2000 Screens Feature by Sarah Hepola

The Great Escape
Chain Gangs! Cast Aways! Kung Fu! Chocolate! ... It's Time for the Holiday Film Previews
"...Price of Air; What Women Want DEC 2013 DaysDEC 22Cast Away; Chocolat; Wes Craven Presents: Dracula 2000; You Can..."

Nov. 24, 2000 Screens Feature

Lost at Sea and Back Again
Bill Broyles' Extraordinary Adventure Story
"...You Know Bill? It is the Austin premiere of Cast Away, and screenwriter Bill Broyles is finally home. Last..."

Dec. 29, 2000 Screens Feature by Sarah Hepola

SXSW 09 Film Lineup Announced
What's all the ruckus? Why, it's the SXSW Film lineup!
"...like opening night comedy I Love You, Man (the cast of which – including Paul Rudd, Jason Segel, and..."

Feb. 1, 2009 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

The Last Kiss
You could say Paul Haggis' The Last Kiss is something of a Garden State redux, but Zach Braff's character here is less fanciful, less melodramatic, and far more prone to doing the thoughtless things men tend to do.
"...Gabriele Muccino's 2001 film L'Ultimo Bacio, has an ensemble cast of late-twentysomethings reeling away in horror at the approach..."

Sept. 15, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

A League of Their Own
"...William Broyles (Apollo 13) is polishing his script for Cast Away, currently being directed by Bob Zemeckis and starring..."

March 12, 1999 Screens Feature by Jesse Sublett

The Day the Sun Turned Cold
"...resonance thanks to the carefully measured performances of the cast and the thoughtful direction of celebrated Hong Kong filmmaker..."

Sept. 8, 1995 Movie Review by Joey O'Bryan

Mao's Last Dancer
In this film based on a true story, a Chinese ballet dancer defects to the U.S. when he falls in love with a Houston dancer while on tour.
"...affair. Lithe and limber real-life dancer Chi is well cast as Li, who came to the Houston Ballet as..."

Sept. 3, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Spacing Out in Round Rock
Carter, Paige, Christi, Doug, and two homeowners on 'Trading Spaces' in Central Texas
"...Web extra full transcript of our interviews with the cast of Trading Spaces. Managing Editor Cindy Widner and I..."

Feb. 6, 2004 Screens Feature by Kate X Messer

The Honeymooners
Instead of reworking the original TV show’s subject matter regarding class and marriage, this is plodding mimicry featuring a predominantly African-American cast.
"...of spackle, and he seems to have instructed his cast to mimic their small-screen forebears down to the last..."

June 10, 2005 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Saint of Gamblers
"...entire duration of the picture. The rest of the cast is all too eager to follow his lead, especially..."

March 13, 1996 Movie Review by Joey O'Bryan

Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me
"...her hot pink trailer at the run-down, chic Hide Away Trailer Park, and proceeds to turn him into her..."

Aug. 27, 1993 Movie Review by Pamela Bruce

The One I Wrote for You
This filmed-in-San Antonio indie tells a familiar tale about the soul-sucking music industry, but does so with an engaging cast and contemporary spin.
"...the music industry, but does so with an engaging cast and contemporary spin. And, refreshingly, The One I Wrote..."

Dec. 5, 2014 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Drinking Buddies
Mumblecore pro Joe Swanberg successfully ups his game by using professional actors in this observational drama.
"...polished film to date, his observational prowess has swerved away from shock value and sharpened: Here, a side eye..."

Sept. 13, 2013 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Shrink
A well-chosen cast props up this otherwise shallow story that stars Kevin Spacey as a therapist who turns to pot in the wake of a personal crisis.
"...Robert Loggia, Jesse Plemons and Robin Williams. A well-chosen cast props up this otherwise shallow story about a therapist..."

Aug. 14, 2009 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Yards
"...Joaquin Phoenix, Charlize Theron, James Caan, Ellen Burstyn, Faye Dunaway and Steve Lawrence. There are a number of extremely..."

Oct. 27, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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