With ‘The Baroness From Kaufman County,’ two Austin filmmakers help the East Texas philanthropist tell her story the way she sees it.
The HBO series ‘The Last of Us’ spent its first act showing us how Austin would handle people-eating monsters. Houston, on the other hand . . .
Jonathan Majors and Tommy Lee Jones don’t just have their home state in common.
Fawcett set the standard in the 1970s—blond, thin, and smiling. Thankfully, that’s changed.
The TV sensation, largely set elsewhere, leans on Texan artists from Uncle Lucius to the Panhandlers to set an authentic Western tone.
From ‘Stranger Things’ to the Sex Pistols, from the Houston suburbs to the outskirts of Texas City, these were the actors who got our attention.
This is the year that returned Beyoncé to our ears and Beavis and Butt-head to our screens.
From Bruce Springsteen to Ballet Austin, there are plenty of ways to break out of the winter doldrums this season.
Somewhere inside every story—including the one in which the Duke and Duchess of Sussex chose to step back from the royal family, as told on Netflix’s ‘Harry & Meghan’—lies a Texan.
A new Netflix docuseries revisits the string of murders near League City. Texas Monthly interviewed Abel in 1999.
There’s potential for the two to be an iconic duo, a new generation’s Robert Redford and Paul Newman.
Texas’s elite police force has long played the hero in film and television, although the reality is far more complex.
John Bloom, a.k.a. Joe Bob Briggs, discusses his 2004 opus on the making of the slasher classic and the New York bias against a Texas original.
Multiple times throughout the documentary, Gomez repeats that she no longer craves stardom. But what the singer wants instead remains unclear.
Season three of the Netflix reality series wrapped up in Dallas, but between the gossipy fun and the occasional eye roll, there is insight into the nature of twenty-first-century relationships and marriage.
The titular character of director Ti West’s latest horror movie, ‘Pearl,’ is a young Texan who’s had it with the people and society that keep her repressed.
David Gordon Green’s rebooted horror trilogy concludes with another search for meaning, yet again, in senseless murder.
The ninth installment in the Rocky franchise puts honorary Texan Michael B. Jordan and official Texan Jonathan Majors in the ring, and we are here for it.
We know she’s a savage and a big ole freak, but is the Houston hometown hero funny? On ‘Saturday Night Live,’ we found out.
If you’re a ‘Great British Bake Off’ fan, good news: you’ve freed up an hour this week. Here are a few ideas on how to spend it.
The CW drama is set in nineteenth-century Texas but strives for twenty-first-century relevance.
The legendary actor was feted at a glamorously hammy gala celebrating the Center’s collection, which is a treasure trove of film history that every good fella should study.
The Austin-based film festival returned for another round of horror and fantasy, now tinged with some distinctly real-world anxieties.
A Larry McMurtry adaptation directed by Sidney Lumet and filmed entirely in Bastrop—what could go wrong? For ‘Lovin’ Molly,’ it began with the boots.
This season has everything: Cormac McCarthy, Star Wars, Chippendales dancers, and opera.
Fantastic Fest returns with another selection of out-there curios, but with some familiar local faces to keep you grounded.
He’s made critics gush with his art-house dramas and howl with his stoner comedies. But for the director of ‘Halloween Ends,’ it’s all about experimentation.
Martha Kelly, the former “Funniest Person in Austin,” is nominated for her deadly serious role in HBO’s ‘Euphoria.’
The Austin-based nonprofit has become a social media star with clips of vintage local newscasts, bizarre industrial films, and one-of-a-kind celebrity encounters.
In the new Netflix series ‘Mo,’ created by Houston comedian Mo Amer, Bun B is a priest and Paul Wall is a security guard. But it’s not all laughs.
Her 1996 photo essay captured the joy and vitality of Andrew, Luke, and Owen Wilson's charmed youth in Dallas.
How to Decode College Football’s Summer of Greed? Look to Impish Booster Buddy Garrity of ‘Friday Night Lights.’
The beloved TV character, full of flaws and moral compromises, reminds us that big-time football has always been about excess.
B. J. Novak talks about his directorial debut, ‘Vengeance,’ a dark comedy set in West Texas—and about Whataburger’s “Dunkin’ Donuts moment.”
The 82-year-old actor, known for playing the heaviest of heavies, was an instrumental part of the movie that launched the careers of Wes Anderson and the Wilson brothers.
Filmmaker and Dallas native Cooper Raiff is only 25, but his second film, ‘Cha Cha Real Smooth,’ should establish him as Texas’s next great director.
Mike Judge’s Beavis and Butt-Head return for a new movie and series that find them older but far from wiser. Is Texas finally ready to claim them as our own?
Moviegoers have returned to theaters in droves to see the long-awaited sequel—and we have Texas to thank.
Our staffers share the art and entertainment they're most looking forward to this summer, from an opera about Frida Kahlo to a true-crime book about a famous Austin gangster.
The visually stunning new nature documentary, narrated by Matthew McConaughey, is a delight.
Tom Cruise returns, with Austin’s Glen Powell in tow, for a crowd-pleasing sequel that just may pull embattled theaters out of the danger zone.
The 72-year-old Oscar winner and East Texas native takes her small-town ethos to the small screen—and across galaxies.
The Hulu series, costarring Texan Sasha Lane, is a worthwhile adaptation of Sally Rooney’s best-selling novel.
The pistol-packing cartoon villain represents every ugly stereotype about our state, but there’s a strange power in embracing him.
After a four-year hiatus from comedy, the Rio Grande Valley native has a new Netflix special and a new approach to her career.
From the obscure to the historically significant, the Texas Broadcast Museum tells a uniquely twentieth-century story.
Our favorite Texas Monthly pieces featuring the country music star, who died on Saturday at 86, and the cultural phenomenon he helped inspire.
‘King Rex,’ based on Lawrence Wright’s 1980 article about millionaire turned drug kingpin Rex Cauble, will star Henry Winkler.
With small-screen projects such as ‘Moon Knight’ and ‘The Good Lord Bird,’ Ethan Hawke’s righteous believers get more room to breathe.
Texan actors have a strong presence in the MCU. But which performances would we watch in any multiverse, and which would we prefer blipped out of existence?
The storied actor and Fort Worth native always wanted to direct. His gripping debut, released twenty years ago, showed us why.