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.
With two blockbusters hitting theaters in the span of a few weeks, the newly minted A-lister is doing Cedar Hill proud.
The film composer behind the scores for ‘Devotion’ and ‘I Wanna Dance With Somebody’ has never bought into the rigid rules of classical music.
Katherine Propper’s student films have won awards at major film festivals. How does she do it? By knowing the rules of filmmaking—and breaking them.
The El Paso–born wrestler Cassandro, Edinburg High School mariachis, and a Matamoros teacher all shone at the 2023 Sundance Film Festival.
The Texas-raised actor returned to Sundance for the premiere of his latest film—a brutal, impressive character study of a troubled bodybuilder.
Margaret Brown’s remarkable ‘Descendant’ deserved to take its case for reparations to an audience of millions.
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.