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Notes on a Scandal
This movie with Judi Dench and Cate Blanchett is a hothouse psychodrama, full of outrageous and florid sentiments that are made semipalatable by the quality of the craftsmanship involved.
"...been valuable to everyone involved with Notes on a Scandal, although in all likelihood it would have prevented the..."

Jan. 12, 2007 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

With a Possible Update to the Texas Open Meetings Act, Former Council Members Recall Local Scandal
How a misunderstanding changed Austin politics
"...government (only one currently holds elected office), but the scandal left its mark on City Hall – adding fuel..."

April 19, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

School for Scandal
In Scandals of Classic Hollywood, UT grad Anne Helen Petersen analyzes the machinery of celebrity gossip
"...When a celebrity scandal comes down the pike these days, it's usually something..."

Oct. 24, 2014 Screens Feature by Melanie Haupt

Davis Shines While Linking TEF Scandal to Abbott in Debate
Davis takes off the gloves in second, final guv debate
"...the attack, took Abbott to task over the TEF scandal, and in doing so, displayed her ability to emerge..."

Oct. 1, 2014 News Post by Mary Tuma

'9.79*' Revisits '88 HGH Scandal
Johnson comes off likable, Lewis a bit of a jerk
"...a doc focusing on one of the biggest sports scandals of all time, but if you were born after..."

Oct. 9, 2012 Sports Post by Will Eidam

Family Connections Nonprofit to Close Doors Amid Scandal
Former executive director wanted on criminal charges
"...also resigned, although she is not implicated in the scandal...."

April 12, 2010 News Post by Lee Nichols

Council: Child Care “Scandal” Highlights City’s Own Failures
CMs also mull fate of APL’s Recycled Reads

Feb. 15, 2019 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Schools of Scandal
Rep. Rose hopes reforms to state schools go deeper than a name change

May 20, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Buried in Scandal
SCI and the Money Trail

March 26, 1999 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Scandalous Summer Soul Playlist
Scandal Music Supervisor Alexandra Patsavas explains
"...a video playlist inspired by the hit television series Scandal...."

June 17, 2015 Music Post by William Harries Graham

Welcome to Tomstown
In the burgeoning Tomstown scandal, you can't tell the players or the plot without a program
"...of what's shaping up to be Texas' biggest political scandal since the Sharpstown affair of the early 1970s. As..."

March 19, 2004 News Feature by Michael King

Quiz Show
"...Nonetheless, Quiz Show posits that the television game show scandal of the late 1950s kindled a disillusionment in America..."

Sept. 23, 1994 Movie Review by Steve Davis

The Boys of St. Vincent
"...and Brian Dodd. Loosely based on the Mount Cashel scandal of a few years back, this two-part Canadian television..."

Sept. 16, 1994 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

City Zero
"...Russian film is an absurdist comedy about a rock'n'roll scandal, mistaken identity and life lived in the shadows of..."

Dec. 6, 1991 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Front Runner
Jason Reitman revisits a long-ago time when a sex scandal could ruin a candidate's shot at the presidency
"...this story from an earlier time. The unproven sex scandal that brought down Gary Hart looks like a mere..."

Nov. 21, 2018 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House
Account of the informant who brought down Nixon's administration
"...The Watergate scandal that, as the overly explanatory title of this biopic..."

Oct. 20, 2017 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Rampart
Woody Harrelson reunites with the director of The Messenger to create this portrait of a very dirty cop.
"...riots, and the decade closed out with the Rampart scandal, in which several dozen police officers from the Rampart..."

Feb. 24, 2012 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Barbecue and Good Ol' Boys
A promotions scandal suggests the good ol' boy network is alive and well at DPS.
"...The cheating scandal that is now festering at DPS headquarters in Austin..."

Nov. 21, 2003 News Feature by Lucius Lomax

City Hall
"...his re-election campaign, finds his office embroiled in the scandal resulting from the death of a six-year-old African-American boy..."

Feb. 16, 1996 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Sharpstown vs. Tomstown
Will "Tomstown" be as big as Sharpstown?
"...rest of us, "Sharpstown" refers to a Texas political scandal more than 30 years ago whose fallout included a..."

March 5, 2004 News Column by Michael King

The Eyes of Tammy Faye
"...Charlotte, N.C. She stood by her man through his scandal over the affair with Jessica Hahn and his imprisonment..."

Sept. 8, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Maria by Callas
The genius soprano's contentious career in her own words
"...Maria Callas (1923-1977) aims to rectify the world-acclaimed soprano’s scandal-ridden reputation. Long identified in the popular imagination as a..."

Nov. 30, 2018 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Austin Gets Its VW Payout
It took some doing, but Austin will see $16 million from Volkswagen AG's emissions control scandal fallout
"...except when the vehicles were being tested, the resulting scandal cost the German automaker about $15 billion, some of..."

Nov. 23, 2018 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Backstabbing for Beginners
Diplomacy and corruption mix in true-life drama.
"...International intrigue set against the background of the kickback scandal surrounding the U.N.'s Oil-for-Food Program. Based on former U.N...."

May 11, 2018 Movie Review

Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool
Annette Bening soars in the last days of starlet Gloria Grahame
"...the Beautiful) whose star dimmed as she aged and scandal tainted her career. That voice turns breathier yet, nearly..."

Feb. 2, 2018 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Snowden
Oliver Stone tackles the famous whistleblower
"...digs deep into the latest and most illuminating political scandal of our times with this taut and entertainingly paranoia-inducing..."

Sept. 16, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Truth
Drama about how Dan Rather and his producer Mary Mapes got fired from CBS
"...jobs at CBS in the wake of the Memogate scandal of 2004. Based on Mapes’ book about the events,..."

Oct. 30, 2015 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Last of Robin Hood
Kevin Kline is Errol Flynn in this confused story of his late-life affair with 15-year-old Beverly Aadland.
"...Days of Robin Hood combines shredded bits of biography, scandal-sheet gossip-mongering, and philosophical retrospective into an unsightly and, unfortunately,..."

Sept. 5, 2014 Movie Review by Louis Black

Filth
Based on a book by Trainspotting's Irvine Welsh, this film keeps close company with a nihilistic character, but unwisely pulls its punches.
"...up for the job. Through his game of shame, scandal, and blackmail, the film follows his attempts to secure..."

June 6, 2014 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Page One: Inside The New York Times
The slow death of print media and the often shambling efforts of newspapers to reinvent themselves is one of the main topics of this documentary.
"...WikiLeaks, and the enduring embarrassment of the Judith Miller scandal, with asides from an impressive array of talking heads..."

July 1, 2011 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

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