The indie filmmaker is days away from the end of his Kickstarter campaign to tell the story of one of the nation's most vibrant public access television scenes. Here's what he's learned.
J.J. Watt and friends had their HBO debut last night. Here’s what you might have missed.
Here’s all that you need to know about Rooster McConaughey and his new show, 'West Texas Investors Club.'
Kyle Chandler dons his blue polo and delivers an inspirational locker room speech — but this time it’s to remind you how to behave in a movie theater.
By reviving a small-town movie theater, can a Lubbock businessman revive a small town too?
Texas’s favorite octogenarian looks like a spring chicken next to his longest-tenured roadie.
It was part musical, part dance movie, and part love story, and in June 1980 it unleashed an unprecedented fervor for country music, Western wear, and, yes, mechanical bulls. More than three decades later, the film’s stars (including John Travolta, Debra Winger, Mickey Gilley, and Johnny Lee) and many Gilley’s regulars recall the movie that made America fall in love with Texas.
Don’t invite a history buff to your "Texas Rising" viewing party.
“Full hearts, clear eyes, don’t rape” is a motto worth shouting.
The patron saint of Houston hip-hop took to Reddit to answer questions from fans about his Rice course, religion, Houston restaurants, what’s hot in Texas hip-hop, and more. Here are some of the highlights.
What’s considered an “asset” when a corporation goes under in 2015?
Apply to sling pizzas via the same medium politicians use to send their mistresses photos of their junk!
Might we recommend that the first official candidate of the 2016 season snatch up the currently available “CruzingToThePresidency.com”?
SXSW 2015: Rob Thomas Has a New TV Show About a Young, Blonde Female Detective and It’s as Great as You Might Hope
At the SXSW premiere of the CW’s iZombie, Rob Thomas and cast introduced a singular vision with a few similarities to his previous singular vision.
After 2013’s breakout indie hit Computer Chess, the Austin filmmaker followed it up with something completely different—Results, a romantic comedy with Cobie Smulders and Guy Pearce that sticks the landing.
The Texas-based movie theater chain has been famous for its strict policies regarding texting, talking, and arriving late to screenings. But it’s not treating those as teenager-specific problems anymore.
The Grapevine-based video game retailer announced plans last month to buy leases on more than 160 former RadioShack locations. But can the niche retailer, selling a product that there’s increasingly little need to go to a store to purchase, avoid the fate of the company whose stores it’s inheriting?
That’s very nice of you, George. Now where is Book Six???
If you want to reach out to the city of @Austin, you’d better look at @AustinTexasGov. If you’re looking for @Dallas, check out @1500Marilla. So who owns the more logical Twitter usernames for Texas cities?
Richard Linklater’s masterpiece went from being the overwhelming favorite for the Best Picture and Best Director awards at Sunday’s Academy Awards to being an underdog. How does that happen?
Oscar and Felix, meet Rust and Marty.
In a new video for PETA that spoofs his own Boyhood, Linklater explains why spending the past thirty years as a vegetarian has been such a great decision for him.
Catholics who see the racy film may have to get on their knees afterward.
Richard Linklater, Wes Anderson, and their near-identical path to Oscar glory.
A short documentary by Rolling Stone, narrated by Woody Harrelson, affirms how essential the Martin classical guitar is to Willie Nelson’s sound and persona.
Somebody give that pilot a raise.
When it came time to determine the winner of the “Album of the Year” award, Queen Bey found herself a runner-up to the latest album from alt-rocker Beck. How is that even possible?
Monty Oum, the 33-year-old Austin-based animator and game designer, passed away suddenly this week. Here’s why his death—and life—touched more people than you might have guessed.
A byproduct of the movie’s unprecedented success.
Last week, Doritos revealed that their gigantic vending machine-shaped stage would not be returning to Austin this March. Neither will iTunes, Chevy, or Subway. What does that mean for SXSW?
Clint Eastwood’s Chris Kyle biopic took in an astonishing $89.5 million in its wide release this weekend.
Richard Linklater’s Boyhood and Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel took home both of the “best picture” awards—and Linklater also took home his first major directing award.
The Golden Globe-nominated film about the Civil Rights Movement is the subject of some unexpected controversy regarding its depiction of the relationship between Martin Luther King and President Lyndon Johnson.
Who knew part of the curriculum in South Texas schools would involve teaching parents the difference between fact and fiction?
Margaret Brown’s new documentary, The Great Invisible, delves into the human suffering experienced in the wake of the BP oil spill.
The Alamo Drafthouse Is Showing ‘Team America: World Police’ in Place of Canceled Screenings of Sony’s ‘The Interview’
After Sony pulled the North Korea farce The Interview in the face of threats, one Texas theater is showing a different North Korea farce in its place.
Some unknown bidder in Dubai must have really loved Desperate Housewives.
Texas’ weirdest superstar director has an appropriately weird trailer for his latest film.
Boyhood is less than a year old, and it’s already one of the great Texas movies. Take a look at how the uniquely made top dog for this year’s award season came to be in this featurette.
Filmmaker Darius Clark Monroe discusses “Evolution of a Criminal,” a riveting work of self-examination.
There's a dark side to feel-good crowdfunding.
Rooster Teeth’s Cinematic Ambitions.
A military pilot who agrees to lead an expedition into space in an attempt to save mankind is the sort of role McConaughey probably would have been offered before he became an Oscar-winning prestige actor. How does the new McConaughey translate in a blockbuster role?
A 23-year-old UT-D graduate at Google allegedly attempted to extort nude photos from his former classmates by posing as a breast researcher.
Did the Texas native have major plastic surgery to completely change her appearance or is she just 18 years older than we remember her being in Jerry Maguire? Does it matter?
Nothing says "finger on the pulse of America's youth" like "video arcades," right?
Watch any footage from the Texas Archive of the Moving Image, and you’ll find yourself mesmerized by the unfreezing of time.
It looks every bit as intense as you might guess.
The Phoenix-like cult favorite show from Austinite Rob Thomas returns in another new form.
If you love ice cream and/or outdoor music festivals, and you're not camera shy, they want to hear from you.