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Thumb Up, Thumb Down [2]
Gladiator versus M:I-2.
— Chris Herrington, MEMPHIS FLYER
 
Writing Rebel [3]
Academy Award-nominated screenwriter Stewart Stern remembers writing Rebel Without a Cause:"I was caught up in the same kind of fervency and speed that the characters were."
— Charles Nafus, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 

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Pop and Me [5]
A son and his father travel 'round the world making a documentary about what makes fathers and sons tick.
— Kimberley Jones, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
Shaft [6]
Sam's the man, but viewers get the shaft.
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
Croupier [7]
Games of chance take on lives of their own in this British story about a croupier who thinks he's not a gambler.
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
Car Alarm [8]
Is "Gone in 60 Seconds" worthy of an AATA investigation?
— James DiGiovanna, TUCSON WEEKLY
 
Titan A.E. [9]
Geekboy wonders are marred by all-too-familiar plot points.
— Marc Savlov, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
Winter Sleepers [10]
Before he made Run Lola Run, German filmmaker Tom Twyker made Winter Sleepers, a film that also displays his now-familiar obsessions.
— Marc Savlov, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 

Video + TV
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TV Eye [11]
With PBS' Point of View (POV) documentary series, columnist Belinda Acosta has found a place where her ideals about the medium collide with reality.
— Belinda Acosta, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 
Videos a Go-Go [12]
The Movie Guru checks out TV's "reality-based programming."
— Adrienne Martini, METRO PULSE
 
Breaking the Vows [13]
Bjork has her virtues.
— Ray Pride, NEWCITY CHICAGO
 


Volume III, Issue 52
June 19 - June 26, 2000  
LETTER FROM THE EDITOR:

W hile "Gladiator" is the kind of self-serious middlebrow audience-stroker that is rewarded come Oscar time, "Mission: Impossible 2" is actually both superior entertainment and superior art.

Stewart Stern haunted the Los Angeles Juvenile Hall to listen to testimony from troubled kids and read case histories until he found the characters who would populate the troubled youth classic "Rebel Without a Cause."

The real substance of "Pop and Me" emerges in the relationship between director Chris Roe and his father.

Also, projection-artist Luke Savisky, the new "Shaft," and more.


Interviews
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Projecting an Image [4]
In a city filled with artists and filmmakers, Luke Savisky is an original -- an innovative projectionist whose art has graced the surfaces of buildings, rock stars, video screens, and more for over 15 years.
— Bryan Poyser, AUSTIN CHRONICLE
 

Mini Reviews
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Psychic Movie Predictions [14]
Boys and Girls. 8 1/2 Women. Fantasia 2000. The Filth and the Fury. Passion of Mind. Set Me Free. Shaft. Titan A.E.
METRO PULSE
 
Now What? [15]
What's the matter, couldn't find a review of that blockbuster film you're excited about? We certainly don't want to leave you disappointed -- why not try some of these larger-than-life movie links?
WEEKLY WIRE
 

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