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Coco Before Chanel
Before she became a world-renowned brand, Coco Chanel was a girl of few prospects but with lots of pluck.
"...sought a role that might extricate her from permanent typecasting as the elfin charmer Amélie, and she has found..."

Oct. 16, 2009 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Family Stone
This likable romantic comedy runs the gamut of emotions – hitting tenderness, rage, remorse, and everything in between – but there are too many characters with too little chemistry to be a real keeper.
"...of Sex and the City, would want to avoid typecasting and steer clear of any flirty, free-spirit types like..."

Dec. 16, 2005 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Green Street Hooligans
The psychotically testosterized world of British football hooliganism, with its crimson tide of fist-in-mouth male bonding and lager-lout bad manners, is captured in this post LOTR Elijah Wood movie.
"...Forlani. Seeking perhaps to batter away the dreaded Hobbiton typecasting of his Lord of the Rings trilogy, the elfin..."

Oct. 7, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Ismael's Ghosts
French drama follows the artist split between two women.
"...the latter shining in a role that transcends the typecasting of “Mysterious Woman.” But the film is more preoccupied..."

April 13, 2018 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

The Last Ride
The last few days in the life of Hank Williams are portrayed in this plausible film re-creation.
"...finally throw off the last vestiges of his childhood typecasting. Although he appears a little too spick-and-span to be..."

Aug. 31, 2012 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Although Hollywoodland stokes the dying embers of uncertainty regarding the 1959 death of George Reeves, TV's Superman, it nevertheless seems that the result should be more provocative and scandalous.
"...but having stalled unexpectedly as a result of the typecasting that haunted the actor in his post-Superman hunt for..."

Sept. 8, 2006 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Gift
" recent films and is in danger of permanent typecasting) and the wife-beating husband (Reeves) of Annie's best client,..."

Jan. 19, 2001 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Gods and Monsters
The final days of the man behind Hollywood's Frankenstein
"...but one that reduces the director to the same typecasting he fought all his career. A wonderful companion piece..."

Jan. 1, 1999 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

"...idiocy and serious overacting. Brilliant, even if it is typecasting...."

May 7, 1993 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Playback – Typecast: David Yow & Brett Bradford
Scratch Acid and the Jesus Lizard in their new roles, plus a Twin Peaks themed concert
"..."I love it!" he exclaims. "It's sort of typecasting, but I'm not too far from a degenerate. I'm..."

Sept. 21, 2018 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

The Good Eye: Tales From the Aging Box
Two actresses opine on when the only opportunity left is to play a mother. (Or a grandmother.)

March 13, 2015 Column by Amy Gentry

Living and Dying on Asian Screens
Austin Asian American Film Festival is back
"...Awesome Asian Bad Guys, which pokes fun at chopsocky typecasting and features Al Leong (Big Trouble in Little China's..."

Nov. 7, 2014 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

I Just Wasn't Made for These Times
Then again, maybe Kat Edmonson fits perfectly
"...keep coming back to classification. The scrutiny and resultant typecasting of Kat Edmonson by labels, critics, and radio stations..."

April 6, 2012 Music Feature by Adam Schragin

From the Vaults: Nominees on Rewind
The Texas Film Hall of Fame film series in focus
"...ultimate movie Texan. This Texas native comes by his typecasting naturally, and it's hardly happenstance that he plays the..."

Feb. 17, 2012 Screens Post by Marjorie Baumgarten

Temples and Playgrounds
Previewing the 2007 Texas Book Festival, Nov. 3-4
"...reader reading, usually with a smile. Jacobs may be typecasting himself as the Johnny Knoxville of the magazine set,..."

Nov. 2, 2007 Books Feature by James Renovitch

Ron Wilson: Ballin'!
The assistant parliamentarian runs with the Clover Gs.
"...with a suitcase full of cash – talk about typecasting!) Yessir, that's Ron Wilson and Fliperachi – and here..."

May 30, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Mambo Italiano
Naughty Austin looks to be "coming out" for a more serious production with the gay "straight" play Mambo Italiano
"...Straus are masterful. Their masculine chemistry repels any gay typecasting, like the stereotype that gay men never wear tennis..."

March 23, 2007 Arts Review by Patti Hadad

What Is This Miracle Called Movie Music?
Making movie-music magic 'Infamous'
"...tux playing the roll of the "fat bassist." Damn typecasting. On and off the set, she's all class and..."

Oct. 20, 2006 Screens Feature by Mark Rubin

Waterfalls and Sea Changes
The former and current artistic directors of Austin Script Works discuss new plays, local theatre, and the writer's voice
"...DD: I know what you mean as far as typecasting goes, because it seemed like when I started acting..."

Nov. 11, 2005 Arts Feature by Dan Dietz

The Bela Lugosi Collection
'Poor Bela,' Boris Karloff once lamented to an interviewer who asked him about his old rival. 'He was his own worst enemy.'
"...King of Horror. Lugosi succumbed to increasingly diminishing roles, typecasting, and foolish choices (mostly his), a victim of his..."

Sept. 16, 2005 Screens Review by Steve Uhler

Being Charlie Kaufman
Will the real Charlie Kaufman please stand up?
"...and I know Nic Cage, and that is not typecasting. I figured I had complete free rein."..."

Dec. 20, 2002 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

The Hunt for Red October
"...and most of the acting comes perilously close to typecasting, but it's still extremely fun to watch: There's edge-of-your-seat..."

Jan. 15, 1999 Screens Feature

Catching On
No Depression Magazine
"...Typecasting the bands, then, may be a bit unfair, so..."

Sept. 5, 1997 Music Feature by Michael Bertin

Booze, Bad Guys, and Bamboozlement
Analyzing the Stereotype of Detectives and the Bottle
"...becomes, at points, so overt as to constitute advance typecasting, but it does accentuate the simple-minded distinctions the author..."

April 25, 1997 Books Feature by Tom Aiken

"...wasn't what he was about. After enduring the worst typecasting since William Shatner, he emerged triumphant this election year..."

Oct. 11, 1996 Music Feature

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