The bingeable ‘Lawmen: Bass Reeves’ takes one of Texas’s most deserving legends and imbues it with a pulpy sensibility.
The Von Erichs get the Hollywood treatment, Tomball raises its stein, Beyoncé resurrects the Renaissance tour, and a Houston artist is golden.
Andy Cohen, please heed this modest proposal.
The ‘1883’ actor, who lives in Fort Worth, picked up some tips on the 6666 Ranch.
Tobe Hooper’s ‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2’ satirizes yuppie greed by painting the entire state with a broad and bloody brush.
A Texas legend finally gets top billing, Willie spills on his songs, the Black Pumas return, and Sugar Land hosts Honeyland.
A new movie adaption, starring Nicolas Cage, may finally bring the 1960 novel ‘Butcher’s Crossing’ the fame it deserves—right when we need to heed its message.
It’s about the violence that white settlers wrought upon the West—and the path to redemption.
After his murder in Dallas, our perception of what happened has been shaped by the pop culture—and subculture—it inspired.
‘North Dallas Forty’ revealed the ugly truths behind America’s Team. But nearly 45 years later, it inspires more nostalgia than outrage.
David Gordon Green’s decades-late and beyond-unnecessary sequel, ‘The Exorcist: Believer,’ commits various forms of cinematic sacrilege.
Richard Linklater's newest project is making news on the heels of the Toronto Film Festival.
From demon-possessed children to a world premiere ballet, our writers and editors share the art they’re most looking forward to this season.
H-E-B’s snazzy new nature docuseries highlights the conservationists who protect bats, bears, ocelots, and redfish.
Batman, Superman, and the Flash live in fictional cities. The first Latino superhero needed his own.
Texas quadrupled its annual film incentives. Hollywood’s favorite Texas small town, Smithville, shows the opportunities—and hazards—ahead.
The Houston director’s big-budget debut flopped—but it wasn’t set up to succeed.
“There’s no basement at the Alamo!” and other lessons on the state from the late Paul Reubens.
As of July 19, SAG-AFTRA has granted waivers allowing 45 projects to keep rolling, many of them in Texas.
Carolyn Pfeiffer on Marfa, Tutoring Claudia Cardinale, and Asking Michael Jackson What He Fed His Giraffes
From her West Texas home, veteran film producer Carolyn Pfeiffer reflects on her coming of age in the world of celebrity and discusses her memoir.
Only thirty theaters capable of project 70mm IMAX exist in the world. Two of them are in Texas. You'll probably have to settle for "Croppenheimer."
Anne Rapp Immortalized Small-town Texas on the Big Screen. But She Can’t Stop Her Hometown From Fading Away.
During Anne Rapp’s Hollywood career, she worked with the biggest names in movies. Now, at 72, she’s ready to tell her own stories about her Panhandle upbringing.
Richard Linklater didn’t set out to make a Texas film, but Matthew McConaughey’s iconic character feels like somebody every Texan knows.
H-Town is the cartoon character’s alleged hometown, but she seems more like a Conroe gal to me.
The 1950s-set comedy is being hailed as the director’s best work in years, and I can’t figure out why.
The Lege approved the highest film incentives budget the state has ever seen. Here's what that massive check means for productions and the biz overall.
Meow Wolf finally opens! Jamie Foxx returns to Netflix! Erykah Badu is on tour! Vampires are at war?
'TV Montrose,' the lightning-in-a-bottle production that aired from 1998–1999, is being digitized by the University of Houston Special Collections Library.
‘Mad Men.’ ‘Homeland.’ ‘Love & Death.’ The current golden age of television wouldn’t be the same without the work of Dallas native Lesli Linka Glatter.
Hypnosis played a critical role in the real-life case depicted in Max’s ‘Love & Death.’ But was it good science? Here’s what the experts say.
The Max docuseries debuting today sheds new light on my reporting for Texas Monthly.
The award-winning hitmaker is just as obsessed with ‘Vanderpump Rules’ as we are.
Hypnotic, the supernatural thriller starring Ben Affleck that opened on Friday, is Robert Rodriguez’s twenty-first movie. The lifelong Texan is more prolific than almost any of his ’90s indie-film contemporaries—Quentin Tarantino, whose Reservoir Dogs debuted about a year before Rodriguez’s El Mariachi, has only made ten!—and that’s including a
Based on his life growing up in San Antonio’s Southside, the show feels unencumbered by the weight of representation.
Connie Britton’s tough yet compassionate Friday Night Lights character remains one of our most inspirational depictions of Texas womanhood.
What makes the Texas woman unique? What makes her distinct from the demure Southern belle or the rugged, rifle-toting frontierswoman of the American West? As the novelist and Texas Monthly contributor Sarah Bird suggests in her 2016 essay collection, A Love Letter to Texas Women, maybe
The show’s infamous second season was shortened because of the strike, but that’s not the whole story.
For decades, Lubbock-based filmmaker Dale Johnson traveled the globe documenting the beauty, power, and fragility of the natural world.
The show's cast and director reflect on the HBO Max series, based on a 1984 story written in Texas Monthly.
HBO Max turned my house into that of Candy Montgomery, played by Elizabeth Olsen. Then things got hyperreal.
The movie uses a classic heist format to tackle the hot topic of climate change.
Paul Newman plays a brutish, morally repugnant monster in the classic anti-western. So why do Texans admire him anyway?
A new trailer reveals that the Mexican American superhero will live in a fictional city, breaking with canon. Comic book fans are not happy.
We have seven words for you: Owen Wilson in a Bob Ross wig.
Netflix’s new docuseries revisits the 1993 standoff between David Koresh and the federal government without any agenda—or real purpose.
The new Beyoncé-inspired, must-watch TV show explores what happens when fan culture goes too far.
The Corpus Christi native’s directorial debut is a self-assured, joyful ode to inclusivity and snack foods.
The current Yellowstone-fueled “Westerncore” aesthetic is little more than a cultural blip compared to what Dallas and Urban Cowboy unleashed in 1980.
Forty years ago, a crop of films led by ‘Terms of Endearment’ and ‘Tender Mercies’ reimagined the way we see Texas.
Ren Stevens and Kim Possible led the early aughts star to the role she was always meant to play—content strategist—in the place she was always meant to live.