The gender-swapped sequel will be an easy watch for sitcom fans, but the callbacks and in-jokes tip into the saccharine.
Comedies must choose whether to punch up or punch down; watching ‘Search Party’ has always made me feel like I’m punching myself.
Can the Fab Five help a society ravaged by grief recover? The answer is yas.
The Yellowstone prequel series ‘1883’ was a smash hit—and just the beginning for Taylor Sheridan’s western empire. Only viewers seem to care.
From newcomers to reliable veterans to a pop star remaking her TV career, these were the actors worth watching this year.
‘The Power of the Dog,’ featuring Dallas-born Jesse Plemons, is well worth your time.
The premier entertainment brands are entering a three-year deal with the National Magazine of Texas that gives them a “first look” at articles and podcasts they’re interested in adapting as TV series.
In Peter Jackson’s documentary ‘The Beatles: Get Back,’ Houston-born pianist Billy Preston makes a strong case for himself as the fifth Beatle.
Texas actor Tye Sheridan stars alongside Ben Affleck in the sentimental yet skippable story of an aspiring writer, directed by George Clooney.
The unnerving feature debut from Red Oak native Lauren Hadaway plumbs the gloomy depths beneath a college rower’s quest for greatness.
The cringey Netflix show strikes the classic reality-TV balance of being both hard to watch and impossible to turn off.
Twenty-five years later, Mike Judge’s ‘King of the Hill’ still captures something essential about Texans and Texas life. But are there any Hank Hills left?
The streaming phenomenon, produced just outside of Dallas, is winning converts with its ‘Friday Night Lights’ spin on faith.
The new show has a strong premise that’s derailed by cheap laughs. But cartoonist Gilbert Shelton’s counterculture strips are still great.
Fort Worth writer-director Derek Presley overcame unprecedented odds to make his otherwise unremarkable thriller about a tormented hit man.
The latest from the director of ‘The Florida Project’ sees a scheming former porn star wash up along Texas’s Gulf Coast.
Dallas native William Jackson Harper is a romantic lead who's prone to repeating mistakes and slow to mature.
A new book tells the sweeping tale of the Alamo’s Weird Wednesday series, the American Genre Film Archive, and Austin’s custodians of cult.
The rising Grapevine star brings fresh spirit to a movie that’s fatally preoccupied with reviving the dead.
Indulge in over-the-top cocktails like the Skeleton Cruise, which comes in a boat with dry ice and activates bar-wide light and sound effects.
How an Amarillo oilman stole the mask right off the Lone Ranger’s face, and made one of film’s most infamous failures in the process.
Over one hundred movies later, a virtual movie club learned some surprising things about classic movies—and about friendship in dark times.
Dallas-raised actor Jonathan Majors leads a star-studded cast as outlaw Nat Love seeking revenge.
He made the low-budget film at a low point in his career—but twenty years later, it stands the test of time.
The 1981 slasher spoof prominently features Houston and a future Texas politician, but that’s not all that’s notable about it.
The Houston filmmaker’s latest is a valentine to defiantly idiosyncratic storytellers like Wes Anderson.
The sequel to David Gordon Green’s franchise reboot is all filler, same old killer.
Austin-raised writer-director Justin Corsbie’s debut about a down-on-his-luck troubadour feels as warmly familiar as the Americana songs that inspired it.
The Houston-raised actor shines as a pompous space tyrant in the otherwise dreary Isaac Asimov adaptation.
There may be no more powerful film about growing up with nowhere to go.
The collectors are younger, the payouts are bigger, the collectibles are … nerdier. Dallas-based Heritage Auctions has entered a wild new era.
Woody Harrelson’s talents are buried under the film’s unwieldy plot.
The Monahans-bred actor elevates this loopy, Lost-like sci-fi drama about a mom fighting her way out of a mysterious primeval world.
The rancher and self-proclaimed rodeo legend has an ego the size of Texas, and he uses it for the good of the “cowboy cause.”
The Dallas-based director's short is inscrutable, arty, and part of the excellent anthology ‘The Year of the Everlasting Storm.’
Dallas’s mercurial pop phenom writes and stars in this loosely autobiographical satire that raises questions it doesn’t deign to answer.
Kick off the football season with this underappreciated, Denton-filmed comedy, which captured some truths about Texas football that later, more-serious movies would expand on.
Roddenberry may have eschewed identifying with the state, but the stories he told carry a Texan DNA.
Cowboys, ghostbusters, and aliens, oh my! The autumn months are abloom with Texas actors, filmmakers, and locales on the big (and small) screen.
Helmed by Selena Gomez, Steve Martin, and Martin Short, the show parodies and subverts the tropes of the true-crime genre.
Forget Kevin Costner. The Houston native best captures the complex glory of American sports.
Is that a Hollywood newcomer or just someone who works out a lot? How to tell the difference.
The Texas native helped make the music video into an art form, and was instrumental in creating the network that defined a generation.
A new documentary about the dance visionary from Rogers shows how he nurtured fellow artists—even while pushing them (and himself) relentlessly.
The debut feature from Scott Brignac, starring Alan Tudyk and Michael McKean, argues for Houston's place among film’s default “big cities."
‘Friday I’m in Love’ delves into the fascinating history of the former dinner theater, gay disco, and frequent dance party locale.
The Richardson-raised filmmaker has traded arthouse dramas for horror remakes, but that’s always been part of the plan.
Dallas-based director David Lowery’s ‘The Green Knight’ goes medieval on a hoary romance of King Arthur and Camelot.
Megan Fox and Bruce Willis star in the thriller, which is very loosely based on an infamous Texas serial killer.
Plus: guitarist Cameron Knowler’s new album, Connie Britton in ‘The White Lotus,’ and a good ol’ country drive.