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Center Stage
Don't expect curtain calls for this new dance drama. [05-15-00]
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

42 Up
This living artifact does what movies do best: exist in time. [05-15-00]
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

The Last September
It's the end of an era for the Anglo-Irish living in 1920 County Cork, Ireland. [05-08-00]
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Set Me Free
A 13-year-old girl learns that with freedom comes responsibility. [05-08-00]
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

The Ongoing Tradition
The Taos Talking Pictures Festival has carved out a place as one of the country's top 10 film festivals with an eclectic, mellow mix of artists, activist politics, panels, and New Age philosophy. [05-01-00]
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Gossip
"It's only words. How bad can it be?" is this film's operative question. [05-01-00]
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Mifune
The third product of the Dogma 95 Collective, this Danish film is curious and effective, yet without resonance. [04-24-00]
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

The Sound of One Psycho Cracking
John Cale talks abut composing the original soundtrack for American Psycho. [04-17-00]
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Rules of Engagement
Wouldn't you know it always comes down to that same old culprit - missing government tapes? [04-17-00]
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Ready to Rumble
This wrestling comedy is full of low blows. [04-17-00]
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

28 Days
28 Days is ultimately like an addict caught in a revolving door: sympathetic to the core but not to be believed. [04-17-00]
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Return to Me
Despite arteries clogged with narrative hokum, Return to Me exhibits some zing. [04-10-00]
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Black and White
The film hurls out ideas about race, class, and hip-hop culture, but scatters them across a littered canvas. [04-10-00]
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

The Road to El Dorado
The Road to El Dorado is paved with the buddy pictures of yore. [04-03-00]
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Restaurant
This indie film about relationships really stands out from the usual "I'm an artist, not really a waiter" pack. [04-03-00]
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Not One Less
Director Zhang Yimou strips down his customarily rich visual style to tell this amusing and poignant story about the Chinese educational system. [04-03-00]
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

High Fidelity
With its note-perfect study of music-culture males, High Fidelity should make John Cusack fans sing. [04-03-00]
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

West Beirut
Life for war-torn teens in mid-Seventies Beirut is a combination of carefree fun and disruptive restrictions. [03-28-00]
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai
A perfect follow-up to Dead Man, Ghost Dog shows Jim Jarmusch to be a jazz master of the camera. [03-28-00]
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Around the Fire
Engaging actors cannot compensate for the narrative predictability of this indie film's script. [03-28-00]
— Marjorie Baumgarten, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

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