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A Perfect Murder
"...of its brutality, and it has plenty, A Perfect Murder is a pretty good stab at a parlor murder..."

June 5, 1998 Movie Review by Hollis Chacona

Murder at Yellowstone City
Horse opera is just a sturdy, well-worn mule trail
"...has been shot dead and Cicero arrested for his murder...."

June 24, 2022 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

“Candace Hicks: Many Mini Murder Scenes” at Women & Their Work
In her small-scale re-creations of murder scenes in mystery novels, the artist provides playful social commentary on the genre
"...In the supplemental book that accompanies the "Many Mini Murder Scenes" exhibition, artist Candace Hicks bemoans the use of..."

Oct. 26, 2018 Arts Review by Taylor Prewitt

Norwood Trial: Retracing the Morton Murder
Testimony admitted, attorneys begin deliberations on second killing
"...Mark Norwood’s trial for the 1988 murder of Debra Baker should last at least two and..."

Sept. 20, 2016 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

Norwood Trial: Morton Murder at Stake Monday
Judge to determine whether or not to allow testimony of second killing
"...turning point in Mark Norwood’s trial for the 1988 murder of Debra Baker should come Monday morning. Prior to..."

Sept. 19, 2016 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

AFF Review: Murder Bury Win
Bloody board game comedy is sinister fun
" this case, it’s okay.” The experience of watching Murder Bury Win can be summed up in this single..."

Oct. 24, 2020 Screens Post by Naomi Brady

The Third Murder
Japanese legal procedural puts the justice system on trial
"...The investigation begins, suitably, with a murder. A man is bludgeoned to death on a path..."

Aug. 17, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Murder at Sixteen Hundred
"...Benzali and Dennis Miller. For about half its duration, Murder at 1600 hunkers in the canebrake, passing itself off..."

April 18, 1997 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Two APD Officers Indicted for Murder in 2019 Shooting of Mauris DeSilva
Death led to calls for better mental health crisis response
"...jury has indicted two Austin police officers for first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of Mauris DeSilva, who was..."

Aug. 27, 2021 News Post by Austin Sanders

Murder on the Orient Express
You may want to cancel your ticket to this latest Christie adaptation
"...of detective fiction’s most read and remembered works. This Murder on the Orient Express – the fourth screen adaptation..."

Nov. 10, 2017 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

APD Meets Residents About Barrera Murder
Chief Acevedo briefs residents and friends on the investigation
"...that the preliminary subject was the New Year’s Day murder of Esme Barrera, and the Austin Police Department response..."

Jan. 10, 2012 News Post by Michael King

Murder by Numbers
" the straight-up Hitchcockian approach. We open at a murder scene, where a woman's mutilated body has been dumped..."

April 19, 2002 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Memories of Murder
This Korean cop film is based on the country's first real serial-killer case in 1986, a case that flummoxed the police along with everyone else.
"...adds to the story’s queerly retro frisson. Memories of Murder takes place not in bustling Seoul but in the..."

May 13, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Top Austin Headlines of 2021: Killer Cop Faces Murder Charge
March 10: Austin Police Officer Christopher Taylor is indicted for first-degree murder in the 2020 killing of Michael Ramos
"...broke in March that APD Officer Christopher Taylor faced murder charges for shooting Mike Ramos in April 2020, angry..."

Dec. 17, 2021 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

Review: A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder
Tony-winning musical serves pure stage magic & killer hilarity
"...perfect setting for A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder, which asks us to look at both its interior..."

March 22, 2018 Arts Post by Shanon Weaver

Alleged Morton Killer Indicted for Unsolved Austin Murder
Norwood charged with 1988 murder of Debra Baker
"...grand jury has indicted Mark Alan Norwood for capital murder in connection with Baker's death...."

Nov. 9, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

Arrest Made in Morton Murder Case
Mark Alan Norwood's DNA found at two crime scenes
"...Mark Alan Norwood, the prime suspect in the 1986 murder of Christine Morton in Georgetown...."

Nov. 9, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

AFF Interview: Michael Lovan Draws All the Right Cards in Murder Bury Win
Board game dark comedy rolls the dice on laughs.
"...(sorta). We've had movies based on board games, but Murder Bury Win, the new dark comedy from Michael Lovan,..."

Oct. 22, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

VonTrey Clark Charged with Capital Murder
Former APD officer formally accused in killing of Samantha Dean
"...on U.S. soil – and facing charges of capital murder for the death of Samantha Dean...."

Sept. 2, 2015 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

Cave Murder: Court Grants Review
Pitonyak to argue that state withheld favorable evidence
"...concluded that Colton Pitonyak, convicted in 2007 of the murder of Jennifer Cave, should have the opportunity to argue..."

March 20, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Murder in the First
"...Dourif and William H. Macy. Unsalvageable and inadvertently silly, Murder in the First purports to be “inspired by a..."

Jan. 20, 1995 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Hated: G.G. Allin and the Murder Junkies
" and work of Allin and his band, The Murder Junkies (brain-dead brother Merle Allin on guitar). The film..."

Oct. 8, 1993 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Manhattan Murder Mystery
"...was both inappropriate and almost, literally, nauseating. In Manhattan Murder Mystery, the actor Allen is again teamed up with..."

Aug. 20, 1993 Movie Review by Louis Black

Daniel Perry Will Stand Trial for Murder of BLM Protester Garrett Foster
Army sgt. indicted for murder, aggravated assault, deadly conduct
"...Army Sgt. Daniel Perry will stand trial for the murder of Black Lives Matter protester Garrett Foster...."

July 2, 2021 News Post by Brant Bingamon

Husband Charged With Missing Woman's Murder
Police still need info on disappearance of Julie Ann Gonzales
"...La Cruz, has been indicted and charged with her murder...."

Sept. 13, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Esme Barrera Murder Case Closed
Austin Police believe James Loren Brown was indeed responsible
"...Just shy of the anniversary of Esme Barrera's murder in her West Campus home early on New Year's..."

Dec. 20, 2012 News Post by Monica Riese

West Campus Murder Motivated by Drug Debt
Police have charged 19-year-old Ricky Thompson with capital murder
"...Thompson has been charged with capital murder for the July 21 killing former UT students John..."

July 26, 2009 News Post by Jordan Smith

Murder in the Suburbs
Good Luck Penny
"..."whoever dumped the drawers out did it before the murder or after the cleanup."..."

Dec. 11, 1998 News Feature by Kayte VanScoy

My Favorite My Favorite Murder
When comedians Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstack talk homicide, people listen
"...It takes several ingredients to make a murderino. The most obvious and universal: You listen to the..."

April 14, 2017 Arts Feature by Rosalind Faires

'Murder Ballad Murder Mystery'
Paper Chairs resurrects its hit musical as portable, hit-and-run bar entertainment
"...back from oblivion, and such is the case with Murder Ballad Murder Mystery, the backwoods musical by Elizabeth Doss..."

Nov. 15, 2013 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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