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Instant Classic
Paramount Theatre's annual feast of over 80 classic films proves there actually is a cure for the summertime blues.
"...heat is officially on. All through our gloriously mild spring, that notorious Texas summer -- with its sticky, swarming..."

May 19, 2000 Screens Feature by Sarah Hepola

Day Trips: Big State Fountain, Irving
Classic diner and soda fountain returns to Happy Days
"...Big State Fountain Grill is an old-fashioned soda fountain in the purest..."

March 11, 2016 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Vanilla Sky
"...Directed by: Cameron Crowe. Starring: Tilda Swinton, Timothy Spall, Noah Taylor, Kurt Russell, Jason..."

Dec. 14, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

War of the Worlds
Spielberg and the gang at Industrial Light & Magic have knocked the ball not only out of the park but out of Earth orbit as well.
"...Directed by: Steven Spielberg. Starring: Tom Cruise, Justin Chatwin, Dakota Fanning, Tim Robbins and..."

July 1, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

"...The notion of extend-ing "Scanlines" for Halloween seemed like a good one before..."

Oct. 30, 1998 Screens Feature

Getting Weak at the Bearings
The Lonestar Rod and Kustom Roundup vintage car event harks back to simpler, better-designed times
"...with a little myth straight off. America is not in love with its cars. Between the DVD players, the..."

April 5, 2008 Design Post by Richard Whittaker

What's the Buzz?
Guide to Summer Films
"...Action-Packed BlockbustersGone in 90 Minutes?..."

May 26, 2000 Screens Feature by Peter Debruge

Six Ways to Have a Nostalgic Austin Summer
Travel back to a simpler time
"...Austin has developed a lot of labels over the years...."

May 23, 2017 Chronolog Post by Will McCarthy

DVDanger: Wild Boys
The Boy and other examinations of the pre-teen male mind
"...boy is the father of the man, as the saying goes. When it comes to the tribulations of saplings..."

Aug. 26, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

That Old Revival Spirit
Testifying About Movies
"...Myra Breckinridge Video stores killed the revival houses. Video and the..."

June 13, 1997 Screens Feature

Hot Movie Previews
Sneaking Into Summer
"...there are only 15 weekends - the weekends that define the summer movie season. To you and me that..."

May 23, 1997 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Radio, Radio
Satellite radio, the burgeoning technology that may ultimately shake up the broadcast world the most, is right around the corner.
"...Think about the history of radio as a medium. It..."

Oct. 6, 2000 Music Feature by Jerry Renshaw

Wrapped and Ready
"...were a song it might be sung to the following refrain: "Have yourself a bloody little Christmas." Oh, there's..."

Nov. 27, 1998 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Different Traditions
"...neighborhood is. But maybe there is more than one kind of traditional neighborhood. Maybe some people like being awakened..."

July 30, 1999 Column

Show and Tell
Spring Previews 2000
" season -- summer, fall, holiday -- each season indicative of a certain kind of mood or movie. Summer..."

Feb. 25, 2000 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Mystic Western Game Jam Looks to the Stars
Local game collective Juegos Rancheros needs you to pick your favorite
"...Nothing fires the imagination quite like the American West –..."

July 5, 2016 Screens Post by Tucker Whatley

Short and Sweet From SXSW
The full list of short docs, dramas and animation playing this year
"...Time for a blur of information. SXSW unleashed their phenomenal list of Midnighters and Midnight..."

Feb. 5, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

A right, a left, another right: our letters column takes it on the chin.
"...I agree with what Dr. Zelda Austen said in her letter (Sept. 28), especially regarding Belinda Acosta and..."

Oct. 12, 2001 Column

Sara Smile
Those teeth, those lips, those songs -- the one and only Sara Hickman
"...It starts in her full, peachy-pink lips. Puckers and creases broaden and..."

May 11, 2001 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

1999 SXSW Music Festival
"...All it took was a song, "The Way," and Austin's previously ignored power pop trio Fastball wound up generating..."

March 19, 1999 Music Feature

Texas Platters

April 11, 1997 Music Review

Off the Record
'Hot Smoke & Sasafrass': Bubble Puppy reunites, James McMurtry fires back, and a final verdict for the estate of Don Walser
"...Austin Music Awards, Part 2..."

Jan. 28, 2011 Music Column by Austin Powell

Bedside Manner: Tales From the Commute
What's crowning Jay Trachtenberg's bedside table
"...Taking the bus to work: Good for the environment, and..."

Nov. 1, 2010 Books Post by Jay Trachtenberg

Page Two
"...In early autumn, 1994, I called my friend Maggie Renzi..."

June 28, 1996 Column by Louis Black

Migrating North
As the Texas and national film industry feels the burn of runaway production, many agree with one directive: Blame Canada.
" go elsewhere before a homegrown, multibillion dollar, all-American industry suddenly turns around and finds itself a shadow of..."

Oct. 4, 2002 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Fall Film Previews
"...Nominated for an Academy Award, this documentary recounts the life..."

Sept. 11, 1998 Screens Feature

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