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The Temp
"...comes in the form of Dunaway, who plays a no-nonsense corporate executive given to saying things like “I've had..."

Feb. 19, 1993 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Johnny Suede
"...chooses to envelope himself in a cloud of mythical nostalgia where he can practice an illusionary sense of spiritual..."

Nov. 6, 1992 Movie Review by Pamela Bruce

Tatie Danielle
"...a bizarre accident while cleaning a chandelier. Whether or not the tragedy was a direct result of Tatie Danielle..."

July 12, 1991 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Naked City
Gay rights activists hoping to keep discrimination out of the state constitution on Nov. 8
"...Nine constitutional amendments will appear on the Nov. 8 election ballot, but only one of them will..."

Aug. 26, 2005 News Feature by Amy Smith

Funny Ha Ha
In his microbudget debut, writer/director Bujalski shows a superb knack for capturing real moments (the stuff that happens between all the big moments) and the residue of our half-fulfilled inclinations.
"...is that his movies feel entirely unconstructed but are not. Imagine that someone set up a single camera in..."

July 15, 2005 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

American Assassin
The bestselling series hits the screen
"...new action franchise based on the popular Vince Flynn novels about Mitch Rapp, the clandestine CIA superagent who is..."

Sept. 22, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Cold Mountain
Swoony kisses and true grit mark this Civil War epic from the director of The English Patient.
"...Southern woman named Ada (Kidman), newly arrived in the North Carolina town of Cold Mountain with her preacher father..."

Dec. 26, 2003 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

'Chronicle' Mock NFL Draft
"...of relationships, and it is what I like calling “now.” I’ve been writing on football, the draft specifically, for..."

April 25, 2008 Sports Post by Timothy Braun

The Luv Doc: Adult-Type Things
It's fine to socialize your kids, but not at the expense of other adults who had no part in their conception
"...is the best way to gently tell our friends not to bring their kids to our parties? My wife..."

Jan. 10, 2020 Column by The Luv Doc

Nine Classic Austin Restaurants Still Going Strong
And helping us stay grounded in 2019
"...cocktail here, a buzzed about burger there, until there’s no room left in your belly to revisit the old..."

Jan. 23, 2019 Food Post by Emily Beyda

What Would Keith Richards Do?
Rock & Roll Summer Reading Lagniappe: “What Would Keith Richards Do? Daily Affirmations from a Rock & Roll Survivor”
"...a shrugging defense of his past (and present, i.e. snorting his father’s ashes) underlines his pricelessly pirate POV like..."

July 17, 2009 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

SXSW 08: It's a Wrap
"...UGK fans left out in the street. Inside was no less chaotic, dozens of people crowding the stage at..."

March 19, 2008 Music Post by Thomas Fawcett

Weird City Hip-Hop Live Shot: Guilty Simpson
Detroit MC calls it: “Weird City, first of many”
"...rapper Guilty Simpson finished the night with a strong, no-frills performance. Guilty brings Detroit and its hip-hop history everywhere..."

Sept. 27, 2014 Music Post by Kahron Spearman

TV Eye
Will MTV's new "Fight for Your Rights" campaign against hate crimes call into question their longstanding promotion of rapper Eminem? Also, seats for sale on Politically Incorrect and fallout from this year's television top 10s.
"...scheduled programming from late Wednesday evening into the following afternoon. Besides good public service, what does this mean for..."

Jan. 12, 2001 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

Interview
Steve Buscemi directs and co-stars in this film with Sienna Miller as the pair play out an emotionally charged pas de deux.
"...in Amsterdam, causing an uproar of artistic indignation and xenophobia in his native Holland. Three years later, his producers..."

Sept. 7, 2007 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Avengers: Age of Ultron
Moviegoers Assemble!
"...a world that has neither SHIELD to defend it nor HYDRA to destroy it, Tony Stark finds himself thinking..."

May 1, 2015 Movie Review by William Goss

Tyler Perry's Madea Goes to Jail
Just what's needed in the big house – Perry's pistol-packing granny.
"...while watching Tyler Perry’s Madea Goes to Jail. And not because Madea doesn’t actually go to jail until the..."

Feb. 27, 2009 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

The Conjuring
This supernatural thriller from the director of Saw could be mistaken for The Amityville Exorcist.
"...Hayley McFarland, Joey King, Mackenzie Foy, Kyla Deaver and Shannon Kook...."

July 19, 2013 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Wanted
Based on Mark Millar’s ultraviolent comic-book miniseries, Wanted isn’t so much a movie as it is a parade of fast cars, big guns, heavy metal guitars, exposed cleavage, and tests of masculinity.
"...into filmmaking, Wanted is just the kind of ear-throttling nonsense it’s bound to produce. Based on Mark Millar’s ultraviolent..."

June 27, 2008 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Sleuth
Surprisingly, this powerhouse combination of writer Harold Pinter, director Kenneth Branagh, and co-stars Michael Caine and Jude Law adds up to a load of nonsense.
"...It takes something really special to bring together a Nobel Prize-winning writer, a director renowned for his Shakespeare adaptations,..."

Nov. 9, 2007 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

A Question of Fairness
Austin voters will have another chance to broaden city insurance coverage
"...City of Austin Municipal ElectionElection Date: May 13..."

March 24, 2006 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...really strong statement. The momentum is very heavy right now, and those in the Senate who vote against the..."

Nov. 11, 2005 News Feature

Loving Vincent
A lushly painted but boring story of the life of the famous artist
"...production, 125 artists lovingly rendering every frame, and who knows how many babies were born during that period. The..."

Oct. 13, 2017 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Road to Juarez
Conventional Mexican crime drama
"...Alas, Road to Juarez is not a reboot of the Bob Hope/Bing Crosby film series,..."

April 24, 2015 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Beautiful Creatures
She's a witch, he's a mortal, and they both read Charles Bukowski: Some teens will never make it to heaven.
"...a strange creature, indeed – it’s as if some paranormal activities were dropped onto a set created by William..."

Feb. 15, 2013 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Mirrors
Spooky stuff crosses over from the mirror world to the real world, and it places Kiefer Sutherland in a world of hurt.
"...Have Eyes, co-wrote the parking-garage creeper P2, and is now at work on another horror update, Piranha 3-D. Mirrors..."

Aug. 22, 2008 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Sex and Death 101
This serial-killer comedy, which screened during Fantastic Fest, is a self-indulgent, snarky, scattershot affair.
"...Directed by: Daniel Waters. Starring: Simon Baker, Winona Ryder, Leslie Bibb, Tanc Sade, Patton Oswalt, Mindy Cohn,..."

April 11, 2008 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

The Bucket List
Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman play characters who have only a short time to live. Promises, promises.
"...Carter Chambers (Freeman) is a black man with apparently no passion at all. Cole is a corporate millionaire and..."

Jan. 11, 2008 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Night at the Museum
Amid crummy sight gags and predictable physical comedy, sputtering scenes, and the stale and watered-down Stiller in another nonsense story, Night at the Museum is at best a rotation of backdrops for a parade of visual effects.
"...Directed by: Shawn Levy. Starring: Ben Stiller, Carla Gugino, Robin Williams, Dick Van Dyke, Ricky Gervais, Mickey Rooney,..."

Dec. 22, 2006 Movie Review by Shawn Badgley

Cellular
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.
"...been mining the myriad story possibilities inherent in modern technology for years now, with haunted cell phones at the..."

Sept. 10, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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