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Cheaper by the Dozen 2
This unasked-for sequel fuses the original concept with the well-worn formula of the family-vacation romp.
"...Levy, Hilary Duff, Tom Welling and Alyson Stoner. It’s the snobs vs. the slobs! And this holiday’s no picnic!..."

Dec. 23, 2005 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

When the Bulleit Hits the Bon Appetit
The whiskey company brings three dimensions of win to a new frontier
"...Even if you’re not the sort of person who hangs out in bars and..."

April 2, 2019 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

The Kids Stay in the Pictures
When the Cinemaker Co-op and the Center for Young Cinema combined to make the Motion Media Arts Center, at least one thing stayed the same: the importance of kids
"...The trouble with owning an all-region DVD player these days..."

June 25, 2004 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

The Little Rascals
"...and Whoopi Goldberg. Kids will be kids. And that's the refreshing news about the Nineties version of Hollywood's original..."

Aug. 19, 1994 Movie Review by Robert Faires

Playing With the Big Boys
Teen filmmakers Rusty Kelley and Duncan Knappen land second HBO Family gig with "French Restaurant."
"...The first thing Rusty Kelley says to me when I..."

Nov. 16, 2001 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

SPAMARAMA: The Movie
This Austin-made companion piece to the event blends truth and fiction in a quasi-documentary that purports to explain how SPAMARAMA all began.
"...Parella, Julie Lowery, Emily York and Kim Krizan. SPAMARAMA: The Movie bears much the same second-cousin relationship to its..."

April 4, 1997 Movie Review by Russell Smith

The Killing Fields, Kind Of
A culinary history of The Texas Chain Saw Massacre farmhouse
"...Once upon a time, in the not too distant past, a neat farmhouse stood on..."

Oct. 31, 2003 Food Feature by MM Pack

The Best of John Rabon Is on Its Way
In a manner of speaking, baby, in a manner of speaking
"...This Thursday, the Chronicle’s annual “Best of Austin” issue drops...."

Oct. 31, 2018 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Denise Elliott Jones: "Does It Match the Sofa?" at the Butridge Gallery
This divine Texas artist is straight-up messing with the fabric of reality
"...All right, citizen, I'm sending you back to the Dougherty Arts Center, to the Butridge Gallery therein...."

March 1, 2019 Arts Review by Wayne Alan Brenner

Cobalt Cracks the Crust
Enigmatic metallers make a rare Austin appearance
"...force in extreme metal, Colorado duo Cobalt emerged as the blackened doom-prog act behind masterpieces Eater of Birds (2007)..."

Aug. 31, 2016 Music Post by Michael Toland

Lit-urday: 'The Vacationers'
Emma Straub's new novel reviewed
"...it Lit-urday. So is Emma Straub's new novel of snobs on holiday the one to pull off the shelf?..."

June 7, 2014 Books Post by Amy Kamp

Wine of the Week
A Pinot Grigio for everyone
"...Pinot Grigio. Wine snobs hate it, and the public adores it. Snobs claim..."

July 12, 2013 Food Column by Wes Marshall

Thanks For Sharing Review Misses the Mark
"...Dear Editor, Once again, the Chronicle's movie reviewer sadly missed the mark [Film Listings,..."

Sept. 27, 2013 Postmarks

Wine of the Week
Sparkling wine and whisky options for the holiday season
"...pour of a luxurious drink is always in order. Whether it's for a gathering of your best friends at..."

Dec. 7, 2012 Food Column by Wes Marshall

I'ze on the Prize
"...While we're on the subject of special events and admissions, I should mention..."

Feb. 22, 2002 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Wine of the Week
Bogle Chardonnay
"...For the past few years, California chardonnay has been beat up..."

July 7, 2006 Food Column by Wes Marshall

The Take-Out
In defense of restaurant chains
"...that I have lost all sense of perspective when the presence of a quartered green strawberry on my plate..."

March 4, 2016 Food Column by Brandon Watson

Playback: Revamping the Austin Music Poll
Here's how Playback's voting
"...been appointed to investigate ties between 2016/17 Musician of the Year winner Hayes Carll and the Kremlin. Neither probe..."

Nov. 17, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

The Write Stuff
London Mavericks
"...Shane Meadows, writer and director of TwentyFourSeven The most essential people to the storytelling process are often..."

March 13, 1998 Screens Feature by Michael Bertin

Only the Beginning
Wednesday Night SXSW "Sleepers"
"...Last year, as the Austin Music Awards were kicking off South by Southwest..."

March 13, 1998 Music Feature

A Bird in the Hand
"...They say a bird in the hand is worth two..."

April 4, 1997 Column

Twenty Years Ago Today
The 2001/2002 Austin Music Awards
"..."Set the Way Back Machine, Sherman."..."

March 8, 2002 Music Feature by Michael Bertin

Smells Like Preteen Spirit
Kid rockers Three Hourz Sleep confront their first major crisis when their drummer moves away.
"..."Fortunate Son." It rose from behind Jo's Coffeehouse up the next block of South Congress, as demanding and inciting..."

Dec. 28, 2001 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Separate Lies
Julian Fellowes is two for two: The English actor’s first big screenwriting credit, Gosford Park, netted him an Oscar, and with this directorial debut, he again demonstrates a mastery of British uppercrust dramas.
"...and David Harewood. Julian Fellowes is two for two. The English TV actor’s first big screenwriting credit, the 2001..."

Oct. 28, 2005 Movie Review by Raoul Hernandez

Second Offense
"...What a lineup Emo's is having this weekend! There's the Dictators on Saturday and a reunion of Austin's..."

March 8, 2002 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Playback: A Music Snob’s Guide to ACL Fest
There's more to any ACL Fest list than meets the eye
"...Music snobs can't wrap their heads around the scene at ACL..."

Oct. 6, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Page Two
The forest fire that is SXSW continues to blaze, fueled by the SXSW Film Awards, the Austin Music Awards show, and upcoming Chronicle daily editions.
"...This is always one of the strangest "Page Two"s to write all year. I could..."

March 15, 2002 Column by Louis Black

Austin Music Awards
"...It was set to be the perfect show. The lineup for the 20th anniversary of..."

March 15, 2002 Music Feature by Christopher Hess

DVDanger: Wild Boys
The Boy and other examinations of the pre-teen male mind
"...The boy is the father of the man, as the..."

Aug. 26, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
Picks & Sleepers
"...RED DYE #4, THE DISOWNED, THE SNOBS, FORTY SECOND SCANDAL: Over the next..."

March 15, 2002 Music Feature

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