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Dead Man's Cell Phone
En Route Productions makes Sarah Ruhl's lighthearted meditation on love and death both hilarious and touching
" herself in a cafe when she hears a phone ring. It's coming from the next table over, and..."

Jan. 13, 2017 Arts Review by Elizabeth Cobbe

Cell Phone Rudeness
"...purchases on the conveyor but also speaking on her cell phone. The cell phone business is rude at best,..."

Sept. 23, 2007 Postmarks

Cell Phone Prompts Systemwide Lockdown
Phone calls from death row to a state lawmaker prompt a systemwide prison lockdown
"...mother of death row inmate Richard Tabler smuggled a cell phone to her son on the row, which he..."

Oct. 21, 2008 News Post by Jordan Smith

SXSW Encore: A Phone-Less Festival?
You lost your cell the first night of SXSW Music – now what?
"...I going to do South by Southwest without my phone?..."

March 22, 2012 Music Post by Abby Johnston

Why Are My Phone Pics Not Works of Art?
It might not be the gear, but the photographer
" the last couple of years, most using a cell phone. "The best camera in the world is the..."

March 13, 2015 Screens Feature by Joe O'Connell

Fantastic Fest Review: The Black Phone
Cargill, Hawke, and Derrickson reunite for throwback horror
"...and now they invert those assets for The Black Phone...."

Oct. 4, 2021 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Let's Go Phone Poll Supports Prop 1
Initial mid-September survey yields 52% support
"...road bond - released the initial result of a phone poll taken of 500 likely Austin voters. According the..."

Sept. 26, 2014 News Post by Michael King

This 2003 revenger from Korean upstart Chan-wook Park is a multilayered, intensely performed, shockingly violent, and viscerally visual tour de force.
"...and television – but which is, in reality, a cell. Days, months, and years go by with no explanation..."

April 29, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

In this so-called erotic thriller, busy New York City power brokers partake in a decadent sex club that eventually proves fatal.
"...York professionals, after mistakenly coming into possession of the cell phone of a handsome and charismatic attorney (Jackman) who..."

May 2, 2008 Movie Review by Steve Davis

The Signal
The Signal is an audacious horror film that nonetheless veers on occasion into surreal black comedy.
" both story and tone to Stephen King's novel Cell, currently on its way to the big screen courtesy..."

Feb. 22, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Don't Let Go
Sci-fi crime drama gives a cop a chance at redemption
"...subset, where a MacGuffin that acts as a tin-can phone connects the past and present. In this case, it’s..."

Aug. 30, 2019 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

One Missed Call
This American horror remake of Takashi Miike's eponymous Japanese original is a dud.
"...tropes by ripping off Ringu and its Korean rip-off, Phone, to no great success. (Or not. Miike's original promptly..."

Jan. 11, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Fruitvale Station
This hot-button film creates a sad portrait of a young black man unjustly shot down.
"...The movie opens with a bystander’s cell-phone recording of the incident, which serves to inform viewers..."

July 26, 2013 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Rabbit Hole
In the wake of their child's death, a couple tries to claw their way back to "normal" life.
"...clip of his son that still remains in his cell phone and in the familiarity of a bereavement support..."

Jan. 14, 2011 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Summer Wars
Charming anime about families, social media, and summer love
"...still, Kenji cracks a numeric code sent to his cell phone by forces unknown and thereby unleashes an artificial..."

Jan. 7, 2011 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Buried takes place entirely inside a coffin where a man is buried alive.
"...are a flashlight, his trusty Zippo lighter, and a cell phone. Mad panic ensues. You've got to hand it..."

Oct. 8, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience
The tween music sensations take to the big screen.
"...who, for all their new slang, risqué clothing, and cell-phone cameras held high in the air like blooming digital..."

March 6, 2009 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

American Hardcore
Crammed with grainy, shot-on-the-fly mid-Eighties video footage, recent interviews, and a genuine love for its subject, American Hardcore encapsulates a largely forgotten moment in maximum rock & roll history.
"...good), and a vivid glance back at a pre-Internet, pre-cell phone, post-peace-and-love youth movement that, for a moment, anyway,..."

Nov. 17, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

A Cinderella Story
Hilary Duff's Cinderella tale goes splat like a pumpkin.
"...the lost slipper has been replaced by a misplaced cell phone – but the bare bones of the thing..."

July 16, 2004 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

28 Days
"...thoughts the moment she's shorn of her Vicodin and cell phone upon intake. However, try as she might (and..."

April 14, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Up Too Early
Google Streetview fashion critique from West Lynn Street
"...she is absolutely enthralled with the half of the cell phone conversation she is getting to hear...."

July 14, 2012 Chronolog Post

TDH: 5/24/11
Rapid bus, ABIA cell-phone waiting, historic zoning before council
"...agenda highlights including funding for rapid bus service, a cell-phone waiting area at the airport, Lady Bird Lake boardwalk..."

May 24, 2011 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Fantastic Fest: 'Buried'
How Ryan Reynolds became the man in the box
"...buried. The claustrophobic thriller, starring Ryan Reynolds and a cell phone, was written off as an unfilmable movie. Yet..."

Sept. 24, 2010 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Feels like a B-picture, but a smart, finely tuned one that wouldn’t have been out of place in Roger Corman’s mid-Seventies stable.
"...inherent in modern technology for years now, with haunted cell phones at the fore in films such as Korea’s..."

Sept. 10, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Ruins
Four friends on a Mexican vacation discover something evil among the Mayan ruins.
"...highly specialized crash course in field surgery and why cell phones are fundamentally evil little diabolus ex machinas when..."

April 11, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Summer Fun: Roadtripping, AAA-style
Nostalgia for TripTiks and roadtrips amps up during summer
"...nerdiness – devout consumer of newspapers, the dictionary, the phone book, and maps by age 5 – can be..."

May 20, 2015 Design Post by Kate X Messer

Waiting for Jerry
The arrangements were made, the interview set: Jerry Hall, one of the most glamorous and desirable women in the world, would be calling writer Stephen MacMillan Moser at home on his own telephone! And he waited. And waited. And waited …
"...golden tresses that seemed like they were painted by Botticelli. She was a healthy, brash Texan girl, about whom..."

June 15, 2001 Arts Feature by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Acevedo Fires Officer in Connection With Off-Duty Employment Incident
Second APD officer fired this week
"...a failure to report and collect as evidence a cell phone found hidden behind a hotel room ceiling tile...."

Oct. 3, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

It's like Ring, but with an app instead of a ghost in a well
"...the better of her and downloads it to her phone. Soon she’s being stalked by Ozhin, a demon determined..."

Nov. 1, 2019 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

sxswf: No Ellen Page, But Still Pretty 'Super'
Rainn Wilson gets saucy at the 'Super' panel
"...the film Super, co-star Rainn Wilson picked up his cell phone and put Page on speaker phone to chat..."

March 12, 2011 Screens Post by Joe O'Connell

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