Author Archives

Marjorie Baumgarten  (173 articles)

From this archive page, you can build your own custom Marjorie Baumgarten publication by checking the articles you wish to read and then pressing "give me my paper!" below. (For more details on using the checkboxes, please click here.) You can also run a keyword search of Marjorie Baumgarten archives, or just click on any link to go directly to a given article.


Search & Archives
Search the archives using the form below or browse through them by issue, author, or column.

Enter one or more keywords to search for:


The Way of the Gun
The directing debut of The Usual Suspects' screenwriter Christopher McQuarrie is a stunning tale about unrepentant criminals. [09-11-00]
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

The Eyes of Tammy Faye
Although she remains an intriguing figure, little new is learned about fallen televangelist Tammy Faye Bakker Messner in this campy documentary. [09-11-00]
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Criminal Conversation
How Christopher McQuarrie, the writer of The Usual Suspects and the director of the upcoming The Way of the Gun, learned to say no. [09-11-00]
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Catfish in Black Bean Sauce
This independent film written, directed, produced, and starring Chi Muoi Lo is a story of culture clashes that finds the filmmaker's talents spread a bit too thinly. [09-11-00]
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

The Opportunists
This low-key, character-driven story is an actor's dream that stars Christopher Walken and Cyndi Lauper. [08-28-00]
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

The Original Kings of Comedy
This comic showcase delivers a "funky good time." [08-21-00]
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Cecil B. DeMented
John Waters throws a comic stink bomb into the gaping maw of bad cinema. [08-21-00]
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Butterfly
The Spanish film set during the time between the fall of the monarchy and the Spanish Civil War combines sentimental memories with dark human impulses. [08-21-00]
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

The Five Senses
Five sensitive souls search for personal integration in Toronto. [08-14-00]
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Grass
The legalization of marijuana is shown to be more than just a pipe dream in this fun and informational documentary. [08-14-00]
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

American Pimp
The Hughes Brothers examine popular perceptions of black manhood and entrepreneurship in this documentary focusing on ghetto pimps. [08-14-00]
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Space Cowboys
Craggy Old Men in Space are likable characters in an unbelievable situation. [08-07-00]
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Love's Labour's Lost
Kenneth Branagh's new Shakespearean interpretation faces the music and dances as if it were a Thirties musical. [08-07-00]
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

But I'm a Cheerleader
Two, four, six eight. For this movie make a date. [07-31-00]
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Beau Travail
Mesmerizing images of French Legionnaires in the African desert burn a stunning image of an all-male enclave. [07-31-00]
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Pokémon: The Movie 2000
The toys are back in town. [07-24-00]
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Chuck and Buck
This hand-held digital drama is a fascinating study of discomfiture on and off the screen. [07-24-00]
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Third World Cop
This homegrown Jamaican export is a generic dud despite its wailing soundtrack. [07-17-00]
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Sunshine
This epic spans three generations in the life of a Jewish family in Hungary. [07-10-00]
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Luminous Motion
A boy and his mom create a world of their own. [07-10-00]
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

>> More Marjorie Baumgarten Archives...



Paperboy!

From this archive page, you can build your own custom Marjorie Baumgarten publication by checking the articles listed above that you wish to read and then pressing "give me my paper!" below. (For more details on building your custom publication, please click here.)



Weekly Wire Suggested Links



Search Archives . Issue Index . Author Index . Column Index


Weekly Wire    Copyright © 1995-98 DesertNet, LLC, Austin Chronicle . Info Booth