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SAPD Issues Thousands of Tickets for Homelessness

News: Data and records obtained by the Current show that between January 1, 2013, and early October of this year the San Antonio... By Alexa Garcia-Ditta and Elaine Wolff 10/22/2014
Alamo Ice House Brings Hill Country to Downtown

Alamo Ice House Brings Hill Country to Downtown

Food & Drink: There was a special kind of draw at Alamo Ice House on a recent Tuesday evening. A handful of weeks after opening its... By Jessica Elizarraras 10/22/2014

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Failure Is Not an Option: George Lopez returns to SA

Failure Is Not an Option: George Lopez returns to SA

Arts & Culture: It is evident comedian George Lopez is still a little sensitive about the on-again, off-again relationship he’s had with television. Whatever the... By Kiko Martínez 10/22/2014
6 Sinfully Good Grilled Cheese Sandwiches in SA

6 Sinfully Good Grilled Cheese Sandwiches in SA

Food & Drink: Cheesy Jane’s. Multiple locations, cheesyjanes.com. If the name is any indicator, this San Antonio staple doesn’t mess around when it comes to... By Tommie Ethington 10/22/2014
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‘Walking the Camino’ Explores a Treacherous Trek Through Spain

Screens In the Middle Ages, pilgrims walked the 500-mile El Camino de Santiago de Compostela as a pilgrimage to the tomb of Apostle St. James. It was an... By Stephen James Ross | 10/22/2014
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The Home Vidiot: Monsters lurk in Halloween videos

Screens Hello, movie lovers. It’s a rough job, but I watch one film a day in the search for the offbeat, the arty, the foreign, the alternative, the classic... By Michael Barrett | 10/22/2014
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Get Up, Stand Up: 'Pride' is a great feel-good movie

Screens Feel-good films are awful. Just terrible. They manipulate. They pander. They use treacly strings or scruffy children (or determined animals) or put-upon... By David Riedel | 10/15/2014
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After a Winning First Half, ‘Fury’ Loses to Cliché

Screens It’s curious that Brad Pitt stars in Fury in the wake of Inglourious Basterds, Quentin Tarantino’s irreverent bullet to the head of the... By Matt Stieb | 10/15/2014
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‘Walking the Camino’ Explores a Treacherous Trek Through Spain

‘Walking the Camino’ Explores a Treacherous Trek Through Spain

Screens: In the Middle Ages, pilgrims walked the 500-mile El Camino de Santiago de Compostela as a pilgrimage to the tomb of Apostle St. James. It was an... By Stephen James Ross 10/22/2014
The Home Vidiot: Monsters lurk in Halloween videos

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Get Up, Stand Up: 'Pride' is a great feel-good movie

Screens: Feel-good films are awful. Just terrible. They manipulate. They pander. They use treacly strings or scruffy children (or determined animals) or put-upon... By David Riedel 10/15/2014
After a Winning First Half, ‘Fury’ Loses to Cliché

After a Winning First Half, ‘Fury’ Loses to Cliché

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‘Kill the Messenger’ Misses Impact of Gary Webb’s CIA Crack Scoop

‘Kill the Messenger’ Misses Impact of Gary Webb’s CIA Crack Scoop

Screens: The most overused narrative crutch in the last decade is the use of news footage, whether real or faked, to artificially advance the story and fill... By Daniel Barnes 10/8/2014
The Gong Shorts Annual Mini Film Fest Gets Educational

The Gong Shorts Annual Mini Film Fest Gets Educational

Screens: Though The Gong Show wasn’t claimed as a primary influence on SA’s Gong Shorts, the NBC program surely is an unruly ancestor of this... By Matt Stieb 9/30/2014
Simon Pegg on Traveling, Childish Glee and Tom Cruise

Simon Pegg on Traveling, Childish Glee and Tom Cruise

Screens: Simon Pegg looks pretty bleary-eyed. It’s not because he’s hungover. It’s not even because he slept poorly last night. It’s because he basically just got off... By Steve Gow 10/1/2014
Simon Pegg Saves ‘Hector and the Search for Happiness’

Simon Pegg Saves ‘Hector and the Search for Happiness’

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Gay Marriage, Couch Surfing and Stellar Acting in ‘Love Is Strange’

Gay Marriage, Couch Surfing and Stellar Acting in ‘Love Is Strange’

Screens: We’ve all had that moment—or that series of moments—when members of our family drive us nuts. And there are two common tropes used to portray that... By David Riedel 9/24/2014
Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig Get Dramatic in ‘The Skeleton Twins’

Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig Get Dramatic in ‘The Skeleton Twins’

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