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Mondo Gallery Turns the Channel to Nickelodeon
Plus exclusive first look at Avatar print
"...We are all Nickelodeon kids. It doesn't matter whether you grew up with..."

Dec. 8, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Nickelodeon for Your Thoughts
TV Eye
"...Newhart, and Carol Burnett. It would be nice if Nickelodeon followed suit...."

Dec. 19, 1997 Screens Column by Margaret Moser

Fun Size
Broad-stroked but often funny, this is a teen tale of a Halloween night that doesn't go according to plan.
"...High school senior Wren (Victoria Justice, of the Nickelodeon show Victorious) just wants to forget her troubles at..."

Oct. 26, 2012 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Aliens in the Attic
A group of kids save their vacation home from extraterrestrials while keeping their clueless elders out of the loop.
"...brawl. The ramshackle plot sends the Pearsons, an extended Nickelodeon-nuclear family, on a summer vacation to their snappy Maine..."

Aug. 7, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Rugrats in Paris: The Movie
Fun for kids and grownups.
"...Gabor Csupo debuted the hyper-imaginative Rugrats tots on the Nickelodeon cable station, and the series has not only survived..."

Nov. 17, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Good Burger
"...movie is an extension of a popular skit on Nickelodeon's all-kids sketch comedy show All That. Mitchell and Thompson's..."

Aug. 1, 1997 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

First Trailer for The Orange Years Gets Slimy
Austin-made documentary about Nickelodeon's TV revolution
"...warped more minds and created more pop-culture icons than Nickelodeon. Give up? Well, if you've forgotten how impactful the..."

Oct. 11, 2017 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge out of Water
The lovable gang from the animated TV show leaves Bikini Bottom to come ashore.
"...the anarchic charms of both that film and the Nickelodeon series that introduced the world to the wide-eyed, high-pitched..."

Feb. 13, 2015 Movie Review by William Goss

Penguins of Madagascar
You can hardly lose with animated penguins … and how about that cameo from Werner Herzog?
"...from DreamWorks Animation. Regular viewers of the Emmy Award-winning Nickelodeon series The Penguins of Madagascar – a spin-off of..."

Nov. 28, 2014 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Last Airbender
M. Night Shyamalan's live-action film is based on a popular animated series on Nickelodeon, and although the movie retains the series' mythology, it loses all its humor and suspense.
"...the imagination of James Cameron but, rather, the animated Nickelodeon series Avatar: The Last Airbender. Replete with its own..."

July 2, 2010 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Rugrats Go Wild
"...(Rugrats and The Wild Thornberrys), the folks at the Nickelodeon network have come up with a daffy hybrid that..."

June 13, 2003 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

What a Girl Wants
"...to be following the career path of her fellow Nickelodeon graduate: a huge following with the preteen audience built..."

April 4, 2003 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Wild Thornberrys Movie
"...lick of this family-oriented series they produce for the Nickelodeon network. Klasky Csupo is the production house behind Rugrats,..."

Dec. 20, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Hey Arnold!: The Movie
"...to the man” polemics, this big-screen adaptation of the Nickelodeon network's animated children's show is a strange beast indeed...."

July 5, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Simon Sez
"...superficial “outrageousness” has always been a strangely affectless personality), sub-Nickelodeon efforts at humor, and uninspired action sequences, this is..."

Oct. 1, 1999 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Noises Off!
In this screwball comedy, the behind-the-scenes activity of a traveling acting troupe threaten to bring down the play.
"...Daisy Miller (1974), At Long Last Love (1975) and Nickelodeon. Since then he's directed Saint Jack (1979), They All..."

March 27, 1992 Movie Review by Louis Black

1991 Festival of Animation
"...the original pilot piece for the animated show on Nickelodeon, and traces the pre-school adventures/high jinks of a group..."

Aug. 23, 1991 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

ATX Film News
Bill Hicks, vampires, and slime
"...Austin-made documentary The Orange Years: The Nickelodeon Story gets its world premiere next week at New..."

Nov. 9, 2018 Screens Column by Richard Whittaker

Reigning Cat and Dog
John Kricfalusi, in town this weekend, on 'Ren & Stimpy's staying power.
"...among kids and weird adults when they debuted on Nickelodeon in 1991, but ugly face-offs with the higher-ups at..."

Aug. 12, 2005 Screens Feature by Ken Lieck

Pieces of Time
The legendary Peter Bogdanovich discusses his latest film, The Cat's Meow, about a hush-hush Hearst scandal of long ago.
"...movies -- Daisy Miller, At Long Last Love, and Nickelodeon -- which were poorly received but always ambitious and..."

March 1, 2002 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

TV Eye
Two new television shows remind us what it was like to be young: Nickelodeon's half-hour comedy series The Brothers Garcia and Fox's "nonfiction drama series," American High.
"...adulthood. Two new television series approach the subject well: Nickelodeon's half-hour comedy series The Brothers Garcia and Fox's "nonfiction..."

Aug. 11, 2000 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween
Slappy returns in this perfectly timed sequel
"...at the tween set – I’m looking at you, Nickelodeon – is the smart scriptwork from Rob Lieber, which..."

Oct. 12, 2018 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Hereditary
Toni Collette's burning inferno of a performance illuminates this extraordinary horror
"...far from his previous career-defining work as part of Nickelodeon's The Naked Brothers Band) and Charlie (Shapiro, a Broadway..."

June 8, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul
The wimpy kid returns for a reboot
"...energy levels rather than credible characterizations. Call it the Nickelodeon style of acting: Mugs for everybody!..."

May 19, 2017 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Goosebumps
The ever-popular YA novels spring to life with Jack Black
"...in short order. This is the stuff of the Nickelodeon school of comedy. (The one notable exception: when doofus..."

Oct. 23, 2015 Movie Review by Steve Davis

HavenCon: the Happiest Fest in Texas
Cosplay madness, writing LGBT, and Janet Varney talks Korra
"...talent, voice actors Janet Varney and P.J. Bryne from Nickelodeon’s animated series Legend of Korra, (today at 3pm in..."

April 5, 2015 Qmmunity Post by Nina Hernandez

Belated Moody New Year… from Ice Land!
Wherein the GP hits Galveston, freezes tuchas, and talks like penguins
"...Land, a 900-tons of ice collaboration between Moody Gardens, Nickelodeon, and dozens of ice sculptors brought in from Harbin,..."

Jan. 7, 2015 Qmmunity Post by Andy Campbell

DVDanger: Drawn to the Screen
Some animated selections from beyond the House of Mouse
"...examples of serialized Americanized anime ready to cue up. Nickelodeon's successor to the massively successful and beloved Avatar: The..."

Dec. 20, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

The Book of Life
Dia de los Muertos provides a colorful and vivid background for this animated film.
"...animation (most notably as one of the creators of Nickelodeon’s El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera) to the..."

Oct. 17, 2014 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Boob Tubistry
ATX Television Festival caters to – and initiates – a new kind of fandom
"...What about a reunion screening of Hey Dude, the Nickelodeon show Yost wrote for in the late Eighties? Or..."

June 6, 2014 Screens Feature by Amy Gentry

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