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Jarhead
Though lacking a clear point of view, the film seems to say that war not only dehumanizes soldiers but also infantilizes them. It’s not a pretty picture, but it is a lovely film.
"...looks sublime when Red Adair’s not in town; screenwriter William Broyles Jr. is still a pro at manufacturing gripping..."

Nov. 4, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Apollo 13
Howard's take on the ill-fated 1970 moon shot is filled with the almost unassailable heroics of the U.S. space program and the genuine urgency of history.
"...Mission Control leader Gene Kranz. The story, by Texans William Broyles, Jr. and Al Reinert, is equally compelling, playing..."

June 30, 1995 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Lost at Sea and Back Again
Bill Broyles' Extraordinary Adventure Story
"...the Austin premiere of Cast Away, and screenwriter Bill Broyles is finally home. Last week, he flew to New..."

Dec. 29, 2000 Screens Feature by Sarah Hepola

Encore!
The second annual Texas Film Hall of Fame Awards honors Texas' finest contributors to cinema.
"...William Broyles Jr., presented by writer Stephen Harrigan with Tom..."

March 8, 2002 Screens Feature by Margaret Moser

Page Two
An integral creative talent of the past and present in this extraordinary town, Cast Away screenwriter Bill Broyles makes the perfect cover subject for this publication as we cross over into the new millennium.
"...of our cover story. Sure, Cast Away screenwriter Bill Broyles has a hit movie, but shouldn't the cover be..."

Dec. 29, 2000 Column by Louis Black

Letters at 3AM
The United States military is moving inevitably toward reinstating the draft
"...New York Times ran an eloquent, lengthy op-ed by William Broyles Jr., Vietnam vet, author, screenwriter, and founding editor..."

May 14, 2004 Column by Michael Ventura

Short Cuts
A new Vietnam Film Series, a Cine Las Americas call for entries, aGLIFF's "Secret Cinema," and a fond farewell to AFS film programmer Salvatore Botti.
"...On hand for the event will be writers/directors/ producers William Broyles Jr. and John Sacret Young, co-creators of the..."

Nov. 15, 2002 Screens Column by Marc Savlov

Short Cuts
The skies still may not be all that friendly, but at least hanging out at in the airport terminal's gotten better.
"...In addition, the work of two local filmmaker/writers -- William Broyles Jr. and Bill Wittliff -- are on loan..."

Sept. 6, 2002 Screens Column by Marc Savlov

Once Upon a Time in Austin
The films, the filmmakers, the crews, the making of a scene
"...William "Bill" Witliff The Black Stallion (1979); Honeysuckle Rose (1980);..."

March 12, 2004 Screens Feature by Louis Black

Postscripts
"...* SAT, NOV 23: William Broyles, Jr., will sign copies of his Brothers in..."

Nov. 22, 1996 Books Column

Film
Film Reviews
"...should be played in drag. Also, watch for Robin Williams' cameo and Chris Penn's hilariously offensive Sheriff Dollard, whose..."

Sept. 15, 1995 News Feature

Film Reviews
Recommended
"...should be played in drag. Also, watch for Robin Williams' cameo and Chris Penn's hilariously offensive Sheriff Dollard, whose..."

Sept. 8, 1995 News Feature

Film Reviews
Recommended
"...the genuine urgency of history. The story, by Texans William Broyles, Jr., and Al Reinert, is equally compelling, playing..."

Sept. 1, 1995 News Feature

Film Reviews
Recommended
"...LOTTO LANDD: John Rubino; with Larry Gilliard, Jr., Wendell Holmes, Barbara Gonzales, Suzanne Castallos, Jaime Tirelli, Luis..."

Oct. 6, 1995 News Feature

In Memoriam: Gary Cartwright
Time to "Turn Out the Lights" for the Texas Mad Dog writer
"...that Mike Levy had cooked up called Texas Monthly: William Broyles Jr., Gregory Curtis, Stephen Harrigan, Jan Reid, Paul..."

March 2, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Summer Reading
"...give a shit. "The Making of Barbara Jordan," by William Broyles Jr., depicts a fearless and indefatigable politician rising..."

June 9, 2006 Books Feature by Marrit Ingman

Postscripts
"...editor turned writer and editor-in-chief of Newsweek from 1982-84, William Broyles, Jr., author of Brothers in Arms: A Journey..."

Dec. 12, 1997 Books Column by Clay Smith

Page Two
"...David Lindsey, Elizabeth Crook, Mary Willis Walker, Larry Wright, William Broyles, Jr., Molly Ivins, John Graves, Larry McMurtry, Emily..."

Nov. 22, 1996 Column by Louis Black

Film Reviews
Recommended
"...the genuine urgency of history. The story, by Texans William Broyles, Jr., and Al Reinert, is equally compelling. Howard..."

Sept. 29, 1995 News Feature

Film
Film Reviews
"...should be played in drag. Also, watch for Robin Williams' cameo and Chris Penn's hilariously offensive Sheriff Dollard, whose..."

Sept. 22, 1995 News Feature

A League of Their Own
"...Perfect Storm, which Wolfgang Petersen (Das Boot) will direct. William Broyles (Apollo 13) is polishing his script for Cast..."

March 12, 1999 Screens Feature by Jesse Sublett

2002 Texas Book Festival Schedule
"...10:30-11:15am CExt. #E2.010Texas FlagsRobert Maberry Jr. interviewed by Charles Backus..."

Nov. 15, 2002 Books Feature

Fellow Travelers

March 12, 1999 Screens Feature

2001 Texas Book Festival Schedule
"...Honoring William H. Goetzmann & Stanley Marcus. With special guests David..."

Nov. 16, 2001 Books Feature

Making Lists
"...Cisneros, James Crumley, Laura Furman, Dagoberto Gilb, Albert Goldbarth, William Hauptmann, John Irsfeld, Mary Karr, Beverly Lowry, Willie Morris,..."

Jan. 1, 1999 Books Feature by Dick Holland

From Script to Screen
"...pretty sure that it was Texas Monthly ex Bill Broyles) claimed that to get distance between him and his..."

Oct. 9, 1998 Screens Feature

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