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(500) Days of Summer
This romantic comedy is a deeply funny, seductive, and surprisingly honest dramatization of the ways we snooker ourselves into incompatible love.
"...This is not a love story,” (500) Days of Summer’s omniscient narrator warns us. In storybook fashion, the film..."

July 24, 2009 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Summer of Sam
"...Bebe Neuwirth, Ben Gazarra and Michael Badalucco. In the summer of '77, I was 11 years old and living..."

July 2, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Summer Fun: Summer's Coming
Let our past years' special issues get you in the mood for Summer Fun
"...Summer may not officially begin until June 21, but here..."

May 12, 2015 Arts Post by Kate X Messer

Summer Fun Is Coming: Chill Out
Draw on our past years' special issues to inspire your Summer Fun
"...Celebrate the impending summer swelter this Thursday with our Summer Fun issue. Every..."

May 12, 2014 Chronolog Post by Nina Hernandez

Summer Fun: Season’s Screenings
Austin filmmakers pick their favorite summer movies
"...are coming. We think the best way to enjoy summer heat is from a cool remove on the couch..."

May 14, 2013 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Red Hook Summer
Spike Lee returns to Brooklyn for this summer in the life of a 13-year-old.
"...With Red Hook Summer, Spike Lee demonstrates that you can take the man..."

Sept. 7, 2012 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

My Summer of Love
This ripe and symbolically drenched coming-of-age story nevertheless pleases due to its rare emotional honesty and the delightful performances of two young newcomers.
"...into view on the back of a horse. It's summertime in the Yorkshire countryside when these two bored teenage..."

June 24, 2005 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Page Three: Summer Songs
Soundtracking the summer
"...For our Summer Fun issue, we’ve created themed playlists to go with..."

May 19, 2017 Column by Kimberley Jones

Summer Fun: Gay Edition
Follow the Summer Fun rainbow to the summer's best LGBTQ bets
"...AC and pop open a cold one because this summer is gonna be hot. That's right, homo, if you're..."

May 15, 2015 Qmmunity Post by Blake McCoy

Summer Fun: Endless Summer
Summer isn't over until Schlitterbahn says it's over
"...These dwindling dog days of summer can be a drag, but there are still plenty..."

Aug. 21, 2013 Chronolog Post by Nina Hernandez

Swimming in Summer Cinema
So many series, so little time
"...Chronicle were having a hard time keeping all the summer movie series straight in our heads, and we do..."

June 8, 2013 Screens Post by Monica Riese

Summer Fun: Join the (Book) Club
Summer reading programs for Austinites young and old
"...I take my summer reading resolutions more seriously than New Year's ones. You..."

May 15, 2013 Books Post by Monica Riese

Summer Fun: You Think This Is Hot?
Summer Fun is back for seconds after a pause for floods and gay marriage
"...Chronicle time; what can we tell you? We launched summer with our Summer Fun issue back in late-May –..."

July 15, 2015 Chronolog Post by Kate X Messer

Summer Fun: It's a Pagan Thing, We Might Just Understand
Celebrating the solstice with some of that old-time religion
"...on the wubs and in the paper – the Summer Fun issue?..."

May 15, 2013 Chronolog Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer
Young Judy's summer takes an upward swing when her Aunt Opal (played by Heather Graham) comes to stay.
"...Sachs and Jackson Odell. We’re very glad Judy Moody’s summer turned out not to be a bummer and wish..."

June 17, 2011 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Summer Wars
Charming anime about families, social media, and summer love
"...longtime king of animation, Hayao Miyazaki (My Neighbor Totoro), Summer Wars is every bit as good as anime fans..."

Jan. 7, 2011 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Summer Fun: Last Call for Surf Texas
Autumn's a few weeks away; it's not too late to catch some last Summer Fun
"...Our 2014 Summer Fun issue, released back in May, caught us rolling..."

Sept. 3, 2014 Chronolog Post by Nina Hernandez

Summer Specials to Entice You
Free kids' meals, seasonal specials, food and drink bargains galore
"...come up with attractive strategies to stimulate business all summer...."

July 1, 2014 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

The Kings of Summer
This Sundance favorite is a perfect yet offbeat summer movie about teens who ditch their families and try to live like men in a ground-level treehouse in the woods.
"...either. In the quirky coming-of-age dramedy The Kings of Summer, three teenagers decide to free themselves from the shackles..."

June 7, 2013 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Summer Fun: 50 Ways & Then Some
We're gearing up for summer fun, how about you?
"...In anticipation of our upcoming annual Summer Fun issue (on stands this Thursday!), we're posting essays,..."

May 13, 2013 Chronolog Post by Kate X Messer

Summer Hours
The French filmmaker Olivier Assayas (Irma Vep, Demonlover) has upped his game with this new work of uncommonly lyrical humanism.
"...they possessions of monetary value (as they are in Summer Hours) or sentimental treasures (as they also are in..."

June 12, 2009 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Wet Hot American Summer
Spoof of old summer-camp sexcapades is performed by a sprawling cast of comedic hams, largely culled from comedy troupe the State.
"...one film title to shoulder, but Wet Hot American Summer left off a couple more pertinent ones, like “big,”..."

Nov. 2, 2001 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Summer Catch
"...Jessica Biel, Matthew Lillard and Freddie Prinze Jr.. Baseball, summer, apple pie, and Freddie Prinze Jr.'s bare butt --..."

Aug. 24, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Our Most Anticipated Movies of Summer 2015
The summer movie season has begun, and we've got opinions
"...With the release of Avengers: Age of Ultron, the summer movie season is upon us. From elderly master detectives..."

May 1, 2015 Screens Feature by Josh Kupecki

The Long, Hot Summer
Books to Spend Your Summer With
"...Stout You know you're in for a long, hot summer when the weather has hit 100 degrees before the..."

June 5, 1998 Books Feature

Last Summer in the Hamptons
"...elements are quite evident in Jaglom's latest feature, Last Summer in the Hamptons. Set at the Mora family compound..."

March 29, 1996 Movie Review by Alison Macor

Summer of 84
Kids vs. serial killer, Eighties-style
"...with the Cape May Killer, the sadistic slayer behind Summer of 84...."

Aug. 10, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Summer Fun: 10 Uses for an Inflatable Pool
The kiddie pool makes a comeback
"...when all it took to have fun during the summer was some friends and a cheap inflatable pool?..."

July 16, 2015 Chronolog Post by Alexa Harrington

Summer Storm
German film is a trite tale of youthful angst and closeted sexual confusion about what really happens at those wild and crazy rowing camps that keep all of Bavaria abuzz.
"...hetero films it emulates in both tone and plotting, Summer Storm will likely most appeal to those in its..."

April 14, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Summer 1993
Town mouse turns country mouse in this bitter-sweet reminiscence of Spanish childhood.
"...This is the territory explored in the Spanish film Summer 1993, which shows how a young girl integrates into..."

June 15, 2018 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

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