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Austin Chronicle 1997 Movie Titles

JANUARY 12, 1998: 

Weekly Wire editor's note: This list is solely based on films released in Austin, Texas. It is not intended to accurately represent every film released in the United States, or the world, during 1997.

Compiled by Marjorie Baumgarten with reviews by Hollis Chacona, Steve Davis, Robert Faires, Marc Savlov, Russell Smith

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Title

Stars

Author

Reviewed

187 1.5 Marc Savlov 6/6/97
8 Heads In A Duffel Bag Bomb Marc Savlov 4/18/97
A      
Absolute Power 3.0 Marc Savlov 2/14/97
Addicted To Love 3.0 Marc Savlov 5/23/97
Adrenalin: Fear The Rush Preview   Marjorie Baumgarten 1/31/97
Air Bud 2.0 Russell Smith 8/1/97
Air Force One 3.0 Marc Savlov 7/25/97
Albino Alligator 2.5 Marc Savlov 1/31/97
Alien Resurrection 3.0 Marc Savlov 11/28/97
Alive & Kicking 3.5 Russell Smith 9/26/97
All Over Me 3.5 (M.B) 7/4/97
Amistad 3.0 Russell Smith 12/19/97
An American Werewolf In Paris 2.5 Russell Smith 12/26/97
Anaconda 1.0 Marc Savlov 4/11/97
Anastasia 3.0 Marjorie Baumgarten 11/21/97
Angel Baby 2.5 Russell Smith 4/11/97
Angel Dust 3.5 Marc Savlov 4/25/97
Anna 3.5 Marc Savlov 9/5/97
As Good As It Gets 2.0 Marjorie Baumgarten 12/26/97
Asian Connection 3.0 Russell Smith 1/17/97
Austin Powers: International Man Of Mystery 3.5 Robert Faires 5/9/97

B

     
B.A.P.S. Bomb Marc Savlov 3/28/97
Bandwagon 3.0 Marc Savlov 10/10/97
Batman & Robin 1.0 Marc Savlov 6/20/97
Battle For The Minds 3.0 Russell Smith 5/16/97
Bean 2.0 Marc Savlov 11/7/97
Beaumarchais The Scoundrel 2.0 Steve Davis 12/26/97
Beautician And The Beast, The 2.0 Russell Smith 2/7/97
Beverly Hills Ninja Bomb Marc Savlov 01/24/97
Big Sleep, The 4.0 Marjorie Baumgarten 6/6/97
Bitter Sugar 3.0 Marjorie Baumgarten 6/6/97
Blade, The 3.0 Russell Smith 2/14/97
Blood & Wine 1.5 Adrienne Martini 3/21/97
Boogie Nights 4.0 Marjorie Baumgarten 10/31/97
Booty Call 3.0 Russell Smith 3/7/97
Box Of Moonlight 3.5 Marjorie Baumgarten 9/19/97
Boys Life 2 4.0 Adrienne Martini 4/18/97
Brassed Off! 3.0 Russell Smith 6/13/97
Breakdown 2.0 Russell Smith 5/2/97
Breaking Up 3.5 Marc Savlov 10/17/97
Breathing Room 2.5 Adrienne Martini 2/28/97
Broken English 3.0 Russell Smith 5/23/97
Brother's Kiss, A 3.5 Marc Savlov 5/16/97
Buddy 1.5 Marc Savlov 6/6/97
Butch Camp 3.0 Marc Savlov 10/3/97

C

     
Cadillac Ranch 2.0 Russell Smith 4/18/97
Career Girls 4.0 Robert Faires 8/22/97
Cats Don't Dance 3.5 Robert Faires 4/4/97
Chasing Amy 4.0 Marc Savlov 4/18/97
Chasing The Dream 3.5 Russell Smith 10/17/97
Chef In Love, A 4.0 Marc Savlov 6/6/97
Children Of The Revolution 3.0 Marc Savlov 5/23/97
Chronicle Of A Disappearance 3.0 Marjorie Baumgarten 11/21/97
Citizen Ruth 3.0 Russell Smith 3/14/97
City Of Industry 2.0 Marc Savlov 3/14/97
Commandments 1.5 Adrienne Martini 5/16/97
Comrades, Almost A Love Story 3.0 Marc Savlov 8/22/97
Con Air 2.0 Marc Savlov 6/13/97
Conspiracy Theory 2.5 Steve Davis 8/8/97
Contact 3.0 Russell Smith 7/11/97
Contempt 4.0 Marc Savlov 11/14/97
Cop Land 4.0 Marc Savlov 8/15/97
Crash 4.0 Marc Savlov 3/21/97
Critical Care 1.0 Marjorie Baumgarten 11/14/97

D

     
Dangerous Ground 1.0 Marc Savlov 2/28/97
Dante's Peak 2.5 Marc Savlov 2/14/97
Darien Gap, The 3.0 Russell Smith 7/11/97
Das Boot: The Director's Cut 4.0 Marc Savlov 4/25/97
Daytrippers, The 3.5 Marjorie Baumgarten 4/25/97
Def Jam's How To Be A Player 2.5 Russell Smith 8/15/97
Delta, The 2.5 Russell Smith 11/28/97
Designated Mourner, The 1.5 Marjorie Baumgarten 7/25/97
Devil's Advocate 2.0 Marc Savlov 10/17/97
Devil's Own, The 3.0 Russell Smith 3/28/97
Different For Girls 2.0 Marjorie Baumgarten 10/17/97
Dirty Dancing Revival NA Marjorie Baumgarten 9/19/97
Disappearance Of Garcia Lorca, The 2.5 Marc Savlov 9/12/97
Donnie Brasco 3.0 Marc Savlov 3/7/97
Double Team 2.0 Marc Savlov 4/11/97
Dragon Chronicles 2.5 Russell Smith 5/9/97
Dream With The Fishes 3.0 Marjorie Baumgarten 8/8/97
Drunks 3.0 Russell Smith 6/6/97

E

     
Edge, The 2.5 Russell Smith 9/26/97
Empire Strikes Back: Special Edition, The 4.0 Marc Savlov 2/21/97
End Of Violence, The Preview NA Marjorie Baumgarten 10/24/97
Ernesto "Che" Guevara: The Bolivian Diary Preview NA Marjorie Baumgarten 5/2/97
Eve's Bayou 3.5 Russell Smith 11/14/97
Event Horizon 2.0 Marc Savlov 8/22/97
Everyone Says I Love You 1.5 Steve Davis 1/17/97
Evita 2.0 Marjorie Baumgarten 1/10/97
Excess Baggage 2.0 Russell Smith 9/5/97
Eye Of God 3.0 Marjorie Baumgarten 12/5/97

F

     
Face/Off 4.0 Marc Savlov 7/4/97
Fairytale: A True Story 3.0 Russell Smith 10/24/97
Fast, Cheap & Out Of Control 4.5 Marjorie Baumgarten 11/14/97
Fathers' Day 1.5 Marjorie Baumgarten 5/9/97
Female Perversions 4.0 Marjorie Baumgarten 5/23/97
Fierce Creatures 3.5 Marc Savlov 1/24/97
Fifth Element, The 3.5 Marc Savlov 5/9/97
Fire 3.0 Marjorie Baumgarten 11/7/97
Fire Down Below 1.5 Russell Smith 9/12/97
Fire On The Mountain 2.5 Russell Smith 2/21/97
Flamenco Preview NA Marjorie Baumgarten 10/31/97
Flubber 2.0 Steve Davis 11/28/97
Fools Rush In 2.5 Marc Savlov 2/14/97
For Ever Mozart 2.0 Marjorie Baumgarten 10/10/97
For Richer Or Poorer 1.0 Hollis Chacona 12/19/97
Free Willy 3: The Rescue 3.0 Russell Smith 8/15/97
Full Monty, The 3.0 Russell Smith 9/12/97

G

     
G.I. Jane 2.5 Marc Savlov 8/22/97
Gabbeh Preview NA Marjorie Baumgarten 10/24/97
Game, The 2.5 Marc Savlov 9/12/97
Gamera: Guardian Of The Universe 1.5 Marc Savlov 9/12/97
Gang Related 3.0 Steve Davis 10/17/97
Garbage 3.5 Marc Savlov 3/14/97
Gattaca 4.0 Marc Savlov 10/24/97
Gentlemen Don't Eat Poets 2.5 Marc Savlov 5/9/97
George Of The Jungle 2.5 Marc Savlov 7/18/97
Godfather, The 4.5 Marjorie Baumgarten 3/28/97
Going All The Way 1.5 Marjorie Baumgarten 10/24/97
Gone Fishin' 2.0 Russell Smith 6/6/97
Good Burger 2.5 Marjorie Baumgarten 8/1/97
Good Will Hunting 3.0 Marc Savlov 12/26/97
Graduate, The 4.0 Adrienne Martini 3/28/97
Gray's Anatomy 3.0 Marc Savlov 7/18/97
Gridlock'd 3.0 Russell Smith 1/31/97
Grosse Pointe Blank 3.5 Adrienne Martini 4/11/97
Guantanamera 3.0 Russell Smith 10/10/97
Guimba, The Tyrant Preview NA Marjorie Baumgarten NA
Gummo Bomb Russell Smith 11/28/97
Hamlet 4.0 Robert Faires 1/24/97

H

     
Happy Together 4.0 Russell Smith 12/5/97
Hard Eight 3.0 Russell Smith 3/21/97
Harder They Come, The Revival NA Marjorie Baumgarten 9/26/97
Haunted World Of Edward D. Wood, Jr., The 3.5 Marc Savlov 10/10/97
Head Above Water 3.0 Marc Savlov 6/27/97
Hercules 3.5 Hollis Chacona 6/27/97
High Road, The 2.5 Adrienne Martini 1/17/97
Hollow Reed 3.5 Marjorie Baumgarten 7/11/97
Home Alone 3 2.5 Russell Smith 12/12/97
Hoodlum 2.0 Marc Savlov 9/5/97
Hotel De Love 2.0 Adrienne Martini 2/21/97
House Of Yes, The 2.0 Marc Savlov 10/24/97

I

     
I Know What You Did Last Summer 3.0 Marc Savlov 10/17/97
Ice Storm, The 2.5 Marjorie Baumgarten 11/14/97
In & Out 3.5 Russell Smith 9/19/97
In Love And War 1.5 Adrienne Martini 1/24/97
In The Company Of Men 4.5 Marjorie Baumgarten 9/5/97
Inside 2.5 Adrienne Martini 3/21/97
Intimate Relations 3.0 Marc Savlov 10/10/97
Inventing The Abbotts 2.0 Marjorie Baumgarten 4/4/97
Irma Vep 3.5 Marc Savlov 8/1/97

J

     
Jackal, The 1.5 Russell Smith 11/14/97
Jackie Brown 3.5 Marc Savlov 12/26/97
Jackie Chan's First Strike 2.5 Russell Smith 1/17/97
Jerusalem 3.0 Russell Smith 7/4/97
John Grisham's The Rainmaker 3.0 Russell Smith 11/21/97
Johns 2.0 Adrienne Martini 4/4/97
Jungle 2 Jungle 1.5 Hollis Chacona 3/14/97

K

     
Kama Sutra 2.5 Russell Smith 3/14/97
Keys To Tulsa 1.5 Marc Savlov 7/11/97
Kicked In The Head 2.5 Marjorie Baumgarten 9/26/97
Kiss Me Guido 2.5 Steve Davis 8/29/97
Kiss Or Kill 3.5 Marc Savlov 11/28/97
Kiss The Girls 2.0 Russell Smith 10/3/97
Kissed 3.0 Marjorie Baumgarten 5/30/97
Kolya 3.5 Russell Smith 2/28/97
Kull The Conqueror 1.0 Marc Savlov 8/29/97

L

     
L.A. Confidential 3.5 Marc Savlov 9/19/97
La CÉRÉMonie 3.5 Russell Smith 5/9/97
La Promesse 3.5 Marjorie Baumgarten 11/7/97
Late Bloomers 3.0 Russell Smith 6/27/97
Latin Boys Go To Hell 1.5 Steve Davis 9/5/97
Le Samourai 4.0 Marjorie Baumgarten 5/30/97
Leave It To Beaver 2.5 Russell Smith 8/29/97
Leo Tolstoy's Anna Karenina 2.5 Russell Smith 5/23/97
Liar Liar 3.0 Russell Smith 3/21/97
Licensed To Kill 3.5 Russell Smith 10/24/97
Life Less Ordinary, A .5 Marc Savlov 10/24/97
Lilies 3.0 Steve Davis 12/5/97
Little Mermaid, The 4.0 (W.S.) 11/24/89
Losing Chase 3.0 Adrienne Martini 2/7/97
Lost Highway 2.5 Marc Savlov 2/28/97
Lost World: Jurassic Park, The 3.5 Marc Savlov 5/30/97
Love And Other Catastrophes 3.0 Russell Smith 4/25/97
Love Jones 3.0 Marjorie Baumgarten 3/14/97
Love Serenade 3.0 Marc Savlov 9/19/97
Love! Valour! Compassion! 2.5 Marjorie Baumgarten 6/13/97

M

     
M 5.0 Marc Savlov 12/5/97
Maborosi 3.5 Marc Savlov 2/7/97
Mad City 2.0 Marjorie Baumgarten 11/7/97
Man Who Knew Too Little, The 2.0 Marc Savlov 11/14/97
Margaret's Museum 3.5 Adrienne Martini 5/9/97
Marvin's Room 3.0 Marjorie Baumgarten 2/28/97
Masterminds 2.0 Marc Savlov 8/29/97
Matchmaker, The 2.5 Marjorie Baumgarten 10/3/97
Mchale's Navy Bomb Russell Smith 4/25/97
Meet Wally Sparks Bomb Marjorie Baumgarten 2/7/97
Men In Black 2.5 Marc Savlov 7/4/97
Message To Love: The Isle Of Wight Festival 3.0 Marjorie Baumgarten 6/20/97
Metro 3.0 Russell Smith 1/24/97
Midnight In The Garden Of Good And Evil 4.0 Marc Savlov 11/21/97
Mimic 2.5 Marc Savlov 8/22/97
Mon Homme 2.0 Marc Savlov 12/5/97
Mondo 3.0 Russell Smith 8/8/97
Money Talks 1.0 Russell Smith 8/22/97
Mortal Kombat: Annihilation Bomb Marjorie Baumgarten 11/28/97
Most Wanted 3.0 Russell Smith 10/17/97
Mother 4.0 Marjorie Baumgarten 1/17/97
Mouse Hunt 3.5 Marc Savlov 12/19/97
Mouth To Mouth 2.0 Marc Savlov 11/21/97
Mr. Magoo Bomb Marc Savlov 12/26/97
Mrs. Brown 3.0 Russell Smith 8/15/97
Murder At 1600 3.0 Russell Smith 4/18/97
My Best Friend's Wedding 3.0 Russell Smith 6/20/97
Myth Of Fingerprints, The 3.0 Marjorie Baumgarten 10/24/97

N

     
NÉNette And Boni 2.0 Marc Savlov 12/12/97
Night Falls On Manhattan 2.0 Russell Smith 5/16/97
Nothing To Lose 2.0 Marc Savlov 7/18/97
Nowhere 3.0 Marc Savlov 8/15/97

O

     
One Night Stand 3.0 Marc Savlov 11/14/97
Only In America 1.5 Marjorie Baumgarten 7/25/97
Operation Condor 2.5 Marc Savlov 7/25/97
Out To Sea 1.0 Marjorie Baumgarten 7/4/97

P

     
Paradise Road 2.0 Steve Davis 4/25/97
Peacemaker, The 3.0 Marc Savlov 9/26/97
People Vs. Larry Flynt, The 4.0 Steve Davis 1/10/97
Pest, The Bomb Russell Smith 2/14/97
Picture Perfect 1.5 Marc Savlov 8/1/97
Pillow Book, The 4.0 Marc Savlov 7/25/97
Pin Gods 3.5 Steve Davis 5/16/97
Pink Flamingos 3.0 Marc Savlov 5/23/97
Playing God 1.5 Marjorie Baumgarten 10/17/97
Ponette 3.5 Marjorie Baumgarten 7/18/97
Portrait Of A Lady, The 3.0 Marjorie Baumgarten 1/17/97
Postman, The 2.0 Russell Smith 12/26/97
Prefontaine 3.0 Adrienne Martini 1/31/97
Prisoner Of The Mountains 3.5 Russell Smith 3/7/97
Private Parts 3.0 Marc Savlov 3/7/97

R

     
Red Corner 1.0 Marc Savlov 10/31/97
Relic, The 2.5 Russell Smith 1/10/97
Repulsion 4.5 Marjorie Baumgarten 11/21/97
Return Of The Jedi: Special Edition 2.0 Marc Savlov 3/21/97
Rhyme & Reason 3.0 Marc Savlov 3/7/97
Ripe 1.5 Marjorie Baumgarten 8/1/97
Rocketman 2.0 Marjorie Baumgarten 10/10/97
Romy And Michele's High School Reunion 2.0 Russell Smith 5/2/97
Rosewood 4.0 Marc Savlov 2/21/97
Rough Magic 1.5 Marc Savlov 6/13/97
Rudyard Kipling's The Second Jungle Book: Mowgli And Baloo Preview NA Marjorie Baumgarten 7/11/97

S

     
Saint Clara 3.5 Marc Savlov 7/25/97
Saint, The 2.5 Marc Savlov 4/4/97
Schizopolis 3.0 Marjorie Baumgarten 8/1/97
Scream 2 3.0 Marc Savlov 12/19/97
Selena 2.5 Russell Smith 3/28/97
Seven Years In Tibet 3.5 Russell Smith 10/10/97
Shall We Dance? 4.0 Steve Davis 8/8/97
She's So Lovely 2.5 Russell Smith 9/5/97
Simple Wish, A 2.5 Marjorie Baumgarten 7/18/97
Single Girl, A 1.5 Marjorie Baumgarten 7/25/97
Sixth Man, The 1.0 Marc Savlov 3/28/97
Slaves To The Underground 2.5 Russell Smith 12/12/97
Sling Blade 4.0 Marjorie Baumgarten 2/21/97
Smile Like Yours, A 1.0 Russell Smith 8/29/97
Smilla's Sense Of Snow 2.5 Marc Savlov 3/21/97
Some Mother's Son 4.0 Russell Smith 1/31/97
Soul Food 2.0 Marjorie Baumgarten 9/26/97
Soul In The Hole 3.5 Russell Smith 11/21/97
Spamarama: The Movie 2.0 Russell Smith 4/4/97
Spawn 2.0 Marc Savlov 8/1/97
Speed 2: Cruise Control 2.0 Marc Savlov 6/13/97
Spike & Mike's '97 Festival Of Animation 3.0 Marc Savlov 9/12/97
Spike & Mike's Sick & Twisted Festival Of Animation '97 2.5 Russell Smith 1/24/97
Sprung 2.0 Russell Smith 5/30/97
Star Maps 3.0 Marjorie Baumgarten 8/8/97
Star Wars: Special Edition 4.5 Marc Savlov 1/31/97
Starship Troopers 3.0 Russell Smith 11/7/97
Steel 1.0 Russell Smith 8/22/97
Substance Of Fire, The 2.5 Robert Faires 4/25/97
Suburbia 3.0 Marc Savlov 2/21/97
Sudden Manhattan 3.5 Marc Savlov 8/29/97
Sunday 3.5 Russell Smith 10/31/97
Switchback 2.0 Steve Davis 11/7/97
Sxsw Film Festival - Vol 16/#27 Preview NA Marjorie Baumgarten 3/7/97
Sxsw Film Festival - Vol 16/#28 Preview NA Marjorie Baumgarten 3/14/97

T

     
Telling Lies In America 3.0 Russell Smith 11/7/97
Temptress Moon 3.5 Marc Savlov 7/4/97
Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation 2.5 Marjorie Baumgarten 10/17/97
That Darn Cat 1.0 Hollis Chacona 2/21/97
That Old Feeling 3.0 Russell Smith 4/4/97
Thieves (Les Voleurs) 3.0 Adrienne Martini 2/21/97
Thousand Acres, A 3.0 Russell Smith 9/19/97
Three Lives And Only One Death Preview NA Marjorie Baumgarten 4/18/97
'Til There Was You 1.5 Adrienne Martini 8/8/97
Titanic 3.5 Marc Savlov 12/19/97
Toilers And The Wayfarers, The 2.0 Steve Davis 7/25/97
Tomorrow Never Dies 3.0 Russell Smith 12/19/97
Touch 2.5 Russell Smith 2/21/97
Traveller 3.0 Marjorie Baumgarten 4/18/97
Trial And Error .5 Marc Savlov 5/30/97
Tromeo & Juliet Preview NA Marjorie Baumgarten 11/21/97
Troublesome Creek: A Midwestern 3.0 Marjorie Baumgarten 2/28/97
Truth Or Consequences, N.M. 1.5 Russell Smith 5/30/97
Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie 2.0 (N.B.) 3/28/97
Turbulence 2.0 Marc Savlov 1/10/97
Twin Town 2.5 Marc Savlov 6/20/97

U

     
U-Turn 3.5 Russell Smith 10/3/97
Ulee's Gold 4.0 Russell Smith 6/27/97
Ulysses' Gaze 2.0 Russell Smith 6/13/97
Unhook The Stars 4.0 Marc Savlov 4/4/97
Use Your Head: The Greatest Hits Of A Drug Study 2.5 Adrienne Martini 2/14/97

V

     
Van, The 3.0 Marc Savlov 7/18/97
Vegas Vacation 2.0 Russell Smith 2/28/97
Viva Erotica Preview NA Robert Faires 8/15/97
Vive L'amour (Aiqing Wansui) 2.0 Adrienne Martini 1/24/97
Volcano 1.5 Marc Savlov 4/25/97

W

     
Waco: The Rules Of Engagement 4.0 Marc Savlov 5/2/97
Waiting For Guffman 2.5 Marc Savlov 3/28/97
Walkabout 3.0 Marjorie Baumgarten 4/25/97
War At Home, The 3.5 Marc Savlov 5/16/97
Warriors Of Virtue Bomb Marc Savlov 5/9/97
Washington Square 2.5 Russell Smith 11/7/97
Watermelon Woman, The 3.5 Marjorie Baumgarten 7/18/97
Weed 2.5 Marc Savlov 10/3/97
Wes Craven Presents Wishmaster Bomb Marc Savlov 9/26/97
When The Cat's Away 2.5 Steve Davis 8/22/97
When We Were Kings 4.0 Russell Smith 3/28/97
Whole Wide World, The 3.5 Steve Davis 3/7/97
Wild America 3.0 Russell Smith 7/4/97
Wings Of The Dove, The 3.0 Marc Savlov 11/21/97
Wonder Seven 2.5 Marc Savlov 5/9/97

Y

     
Year Of The Horse 3.5 Marc Savlov 11/7/97

Z

     
Zero Kelvin 3.0 Marc Savlov 6/27/97
Zeus And Roxanne 1.5 Russell Smith 2/7/97


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