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Batman Begins
Batman Begins … and it's about time. The movie is great fun, and also a terrific relief.
"...to judge by the art direction, the film takes place in the sort of retro-futuristic metropolis reserved especially for..."

June 17, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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.
"...of emulating the master these days. Wrong man, wrong place, wrong time is the crux of the story here..."

Sept. 10, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Carandiru
In prison in Brazil is a woeful place to be.
"...photo of São Paulo, Brazil, where the film takes place. That simple, ethereal shot sets the stage for the..."

July 30, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Baadasssss!
Melvin Van Peebles' son Mario pays tribute to his groundbreaking film Sweet Sweetback's Baad Asssss Song, and also settles a few old Oedipal scores along the way.
"...and gift to his father, promoting Melvin VP’s rightful place in the history of American independent filmmaking and lionizing..."

June 25, 2004 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

City of God
City of God, like the Rio de Janeiro housing project for which it’s named, is often grim and dire, but the film is also imbued with hope and transcendence.
"...bred out of them. City of God, like the place for which it’s named, is often grim and dire:..."

March 14, 2003 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Emperor's New Clothes
"...also played by Holm -- who will take Napoleon's place on the isle as the real emperor is spirited..."

Aug. 23, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Big Eden
"...clothed. Big Eden is just that kind of a place. Flannel-clad good ol' boys with clattertrap trucks loiter around..."

Sept. 7, 2001 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas
"...Shannon and Bill Irwin. Whoville is a truly great place to visit, although this movie's 100-minute stopover is more..."

Nov. 17, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Opportunists
"...characters are equally well-drawn, and the movie's sense of place carries strong resonances. It's easy to imagine what drew..."

Aug. 25, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Willie or Won't He?
Willie Lewis Draws Two Opponents in Place 6
"...In places outside of Austin, folks like to ridicule us for..."

April 14, 2000 News Feature by Amy Smith

Judy Berlin
"...suburban refuge that at first seems like some American non-place, the kind of burg you zip past on the..."

April 14, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Stuart Little
Retelling of E.B. White's children's classic.
"...I guess, but it's strikes me as out of place. The script, co-written by The Sixth Sense director M...."

Dec. 24, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Steam: The Turkish Bath
"...about how destiny sometimes guides us to a preordained place? Or is it yet another movie about a man..."

April 23, 1999 Movie Review by Steve Davis

The Contenders
Place 1
"...the Austin City Council." He chose to run for Place 1 because "Councilman Slusher exemplifies everything that is wrong..."

March 26, 1999 News Feature

Office Space
White-collar prisoners of the corporate office will recognize themselves in this very funny, Austin-lensed movie.
"...in this movie: white-collar prisoners of the corporate office place -- knowledge workers and computer programmers and paper-shuffling desk..."

Feb. 19, 1999 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

One Tough Cop
"...by an icy Agent Devlin (Irving, woefully out of place). Having grown up together on those fabled, Scorsesean mean..."

Nov. 20, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Wrongfully Accused
"...rhythms that got him this gig in the first place. As concert violinist Ryan Harrison, he's accused of the..."

Aug. 28, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Someone Else's America
"...give life significance, about discovering that home is the place where your heart resides. Alonso (Tom Conti) and Bayo..."

July 5, 1996 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Secret of Roan Inish
"...him back and in so doing restore her family's place on Roan Inish. It's a tale of old ties..."

June 2, 1995 Movie Review by Robert Faires

Heavenly Creatures
This early film by Jackson is a startling genre-bender that combines drama, comedy, fantasy, romance, and horror in a story about the friendship between two schoolgirls.
"...imaginations to escape their mundane surroundings into a mythical place of their own creation. This place is known as..."

Dec. 16, 1994 Movie Review by Joey O'Bryan

Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media
"...really nothing radical about Chomsky's ideas in the first place: he's simply honest enough to call our attention to..."

Sept. 10, 1993 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Monster in a Box
"...lighting. In Monster, Broomfield's camera is all over the place, conspicuously moving in and out and often not being..."

June 12, 1992 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Hook
Spielberg's Hook breaks the cardinal rule of J.M. Barrie's timeless fantasy – it grows up.
"...it's all or nothing. Never Never Land's not a place that adults can return to whenever the spirit moves..."

Dec. 13, 1991 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

City of Hope
"...for the next couple of hours. We know this place, it's blasted and under siege by economic forces from..."

Oct. 25, 1991 Movie Review by Kathleen Maher

Singer Dorian Wood Channels This Year’s OUTsider Festival Legacy Award Winner Chavela Vargas
Award and performance honor the legendary queer ranchera singer
"...la mano aquí,” Chavela Vargas sings seductively in “Macorina.” “Place your hand here, Macorina, place your hand here.”..."

Feb. 19, 2020 Qmmunity Post by Diane Zaragoza

"Rehab El Sadek: Transient" at Prizer Arts & Letters
The artist’s newest exhibition takes a temporary stand in the place where you are
"...captured by the artist, building up a sense of place, or at least the idea of a distinct place,..."

Dec. 13, 2019 Arts Review by Wayne Alan Brenner

A Good Restaurant for an Awkward Conversation?
A place to say the things and eat the meatloaf
"...What's a good place to have an awkward conversation with an old friend?..."

Sept. 28, 2018 Food Column by Emily Beyda

Luv Doc: Faking It
Faking an orgasm is sort of like going to your happy place and finding an exercise bike
"...orgasm is sort of like going to your happy place and finding an exercise bike. Ideally when you get..."

July 6, 2018 Column by The Luv Doc

Soccer in Austin: The Knockout Stage
Showtime at McKalla Place
"...allow developers to submit their own plans for McKalla Place; and Kathie Tovo's Item 130, directing City Manager Spencer..."

June 29, 2018 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Empowering Queer People of Color Through Health and Wellness
allgo holds its second annual health fair
"...In its efforts to expand health care access to..."

March 23, 2018 Qmmunity Post by Mikaila Rushing

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