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Midway
Roland Emmerich goes all guns blazing recreating the pivotal sea battle
"...reins in his penchant for manic panic overkill in Midway, which features zero heroes outrunning gigantic fireballs and absolutely..."

Nov. 8, 2019 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Antone’s Former Home Becomes Midway Field House
East Riverside club goes to ex-Emo’s manager Jason Sabala
"...closed officially on Jan. 1, will soon reopen as Midway Field House under the leadership of Austin music club..."

Jan. 21, 2014 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Stories from the Midway
So many of our formative years are forever branded by amusement park memories …
"...interestingly, unlike theme parks, not much about carnivals and midways have changed in the past 30 years...."

May 10, 2002 Features Feature by Kate X Messer

Stories from the Midway
Wriggling Nightmare
"...head. We made a couple of circles around the midway, earned a few stuffed animals of questionable worth, and..."

May 10, 2002 Features Feature by Dan Hardick

Dauntless: The Battle of Midway
World War II airborne drama is more about rescue than combat

Sept. 6, 2019 Movie Review

Stories from the Midway
My First Butt

May 10, 2002 Features Feature by Cathy Vaughan

Stories from the Midway
Coney Island Creepout

May 10, 2002 Features Feature by Michael Chamy

Stories from the Midway
A Pox Upon Her

May 10, 2002 Features Feature by Lauri Apple

Stories from the Midway
M-I-C-K-E-Y con Sabor

May 10, 2002 Features Feature by Verushka Gray

Stories from the Midway
Cyclone Pussy

May 10, 2002 Features Feature by Greg Beets

Stories from the Midway
Hot Purple Thunk

May 10, 2002 Features Feature by Sarah Hepola

Stories from the Midway
She's With Us

May 10, 2002 Features Feature by Barbara Chisholm

Stories from the Midway
Fun Without the Family

May 10, 2002 Features Feature by Lauri Apple

Stories from the Midway
Fun for the Whole Family

May 10, 2002 Features Feature by Julia Austin

Stories from the Midway
Teenage Carnie Lust

May 10, 2002 Features Feature by Spike Gillespie

Stories from the Midway
Girls' Night Out

May 10, 2002 Features Feature by Kate X Messer

Devil's Advocate
"...seen. Hackford inexpertly allows the film to drag until midway through, and then it suddenly begins firing on all..."

Oct. 17, 1997 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Wild Rides
UT students pack bigger, better New Works Festival with more thrills than a carnival midway
"...for fans of creative risk-taking, it's like a carnival midway, a jumble of thrill rides sure to set your..."

April 8, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Autopsy of Jane Doe
Strange things are afoot in the morgue
"...of plausibility and hard answers. But as Austin exclaims midway through The Autopsy of Jane Doe, “We are way..."

Jan. 13, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Introducing Grizzly Hall
Former Emo’s co-owner Jason Sabala opens new Eastside venue
"...the scoreboards and televisions at his alternative sports bar, Midway Field House, and replaced them with rustic logs and..."

April 26, 2016 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

On My Way
In this road movie, Catherine Deneuve plays a Frenchwoman having an existential crisis on wheels.
"...to, say, read a map or roll a cigarette. Midway through her existential crisis on wheels, Bettie receives a..."

May 2, 2014 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Much Ado About Nothing
With Shakespearean language tripping off their contemporary tongues, the actors are more than game for Joss Whedon's informal, black-and-white take on this classic comedy.
"...of Shakespeare’s comedies, dark moments mark the dramatic action midway through Much Ado About Nothing. But Whedon brings the..."

June 21, 2013 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Miami Connection
This incoherent mass of Eighties kitsch is the brainchild of tae kwon do master and motivational speaker Y.K. Kim.
"...one of the guys in the band. Another guy, midway through the film, announces that he’s been looking for..."

Nov. 9, 2012 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Knight and Day
Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz co-star in this overly cute action film about a rogue CIA agent and the woman along for the ride.
"...sparky civilian charge. Diaz's June doesn't get interesting until midway through the movie, when she makes the switch from..."

June 25, 2010 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Joneses
David Duchovny and Demi Moore star in this partially successful comedy about consumer culture that turns uncomfortably moralistic part way through.
"...the off-site majordomo of the operation. But around the midway point, the film’s cultural critique falls by the wayside..."

April 16, 2010 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

From Paris With Love
Jonathan Rhys Meyers plays an American diplomat in Paris who is paired with a wise-cracking, trigger-happy CIA maverick (John Travolta) to stop a terrorist attack.
"...A clear example in From Paris With Love comes midway into the film’s admittedly well-choreographed mayhem as the gun-crazy..."

Feb. 12, 2010 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
The real Parnassus of this story is director Terry Gilliam, who salvaged his movie despite the sudden death of his star, Heath Ledger, midway through shooting.
"...– this time when his star, Ledger, died abruptly midway through filming. Concocting a scenario that almost works seamlessly,..."

Jan. 8, 2010 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

A Woman in Berlin
This is that rarest of wartime dramas: an intimate, sorrowful glimpse into the heart and loins of the hellish aftermath of war when sex is used as a weapon.
"...the protagonist, an anonymous Berliner, tells her Russian "protector" midway through this grim account of rape amid the ruins...."

Oct. 9, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Observe and Report
With more of a resemblance to The Cable Guy than Paul Blart: Mall Cop, this Seth Rogen comedy about a bipolar mall security guard is decidedly dark.
"...you gotta take your comedy where you find it.) Midway through, a character remarks as he leaves the scene..."

April 10, 2009 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Rush Hour 3
It's The Bourne Ultimatum's evil twin, relying, as it repeatedly does, on tired, cookie-cutter, cliché action set-pieces.
"...turn as the head of the Parisian police arrives midway through the film: He and his flunkies torture returning..."

Aug. 10, 2007 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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